During your stay in Old Saybrook, it will be apparent that there is an abundance of Connecticut history present near Saybrook Point Resort & Marina . There are also charming towns such as Old Lyme and Essex that display the notable life of Connecticut. While we’d love to go over every historic attraction featured near our spa resort in CT, we’ll provide a couple of hidden gems that are a must-see during your stay.
Many people are not aware of the fact that one of the country’s most prominent writers and influential cultural figures lived in Connecticut, less than an hour away from Saybrook Point Resort & Marina. Samuel Clemens, better known by his pseudonym Mark Twain, built his Hartford mansion in 1874, where he and his family lived for seventeen years. Regarded as the father of American literature and the country’s greatest humorist by fellow writers and historians, Twain produced an impressive amount of what is now known as classic American writing.