Old SaybrookAs we transition from fall into winter, the hustle and bustle of the holiday season may be a bit more apparent. Getting closer to the holidays means that the last-minute gift go-ers may start to feel the panic of trying to find a quality item in a short period of time. Now is the time to start shopping so that you’re not stuck cramming the stores with all of the other last-minute shoppers. However, we do understand that life gets in the way sometimes, and you may need to shop while you’re on vacation. Lucky for you, Saybrook Point Resort & Marina is located in one of the best east coast towns that feature diverse places to shop in and near Old Saybrook, CT. 

Shop and Win in Old Lyme CT

The Holiday Shopping Trail features a variety of local small businesses where you can shop for last-minute gifts, win prizes such as gift cards and even have a chance to enter into a drawing to win a trip to Ireland. Old Lyme, CT, features two participating businesses and is just minutes away from our beautiful Connecticut resorts. When you’re looking for power tools, fishing gear, or Weber Grill items for gift giving this season, pick up supplies at Laysville Hardware. You can also stop by The Bowerbird, which has a variety of unique gifts for all ages! Whether you’re looking for children’s games, jewelry, kitchen supplies, pet gifts, books, or seasonal selections, this stop should be on your list of things to do in CT. Learn more about all the participating small businesses on the Holiday Shopping Trail, here

Shopping on Main 

Old Saybrook offers a variety of locales on Main Street where you’ll be able to pick up unique gifts, window shop holiday decor, and grab a bite to eat in the process. There are many fun things to do in CT on Main, and shopping is only just the beginning. Main Street is home to a variety of Mom and Pop shops, art galleries, retail boutiques, antique shops, and eclectic eateries. Check out the best 5 Shops Near Saybrook Point Resort & Marina to pick up a gift or two during your stay. 

Our Local Connecticut Attractions page will point you in the right direction when it comes to finding places to shop and things to do in CT. If you happen to be staying with Saybrook Point Resort & Marina during the holidays and through the new year be sure to reserve your tickets for the New Year’s Eve Gala. During New Year’s day, we feature our annual New Year’s Day Brunch from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Each event requires reservations so please give us a call to reserve your spot 1-860-388-1111.