As you bring your family to Saybrook Point Resort & Marina Marina & Spa, you’ll be surrounded by a breathtaking view and many Connecticut attractions. As you’re looking for things to do with kids in CT, there are great tours and areas to explore near our beautiful inn. Planning your getaway doesn’t have to be overwhelming as we’ll give you an idea of what to do in Connecticut when you have the entire family along!
Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
Grab the kids and spend the day exploring the scenic views of Connecticut on one of two unique tours at Essex Steam Train & Riverboat. Your family can take a riverboat tour of the Connecticut River where you’ll be surrounded by delightful views on the water. Step aboard an old railroad car for the scenic train tour where you’ll ride along on a beautiful sightseeing journey on the Valley Railroad. Depending on your daily itinerary, take one or both trips, and they also offer dinner train rides on the weekends! There are many seasonal excursions you can choose from at Essex Steam Train & Riverboat, and they’re open May through the end of October!
Gillette Castle State Park
Spend the afternoon at Gillette Castle State Park where you’ll feel like you’ve taken a step back in time at one of the most beautiful Connecticut attractions near Old Saybrook. The stone castle is open for tours Memorial Day weekend daily through Labor Day; however, you can walk the grounds all year long. Those with a curious mind will appreciate the many viewpoints and outdoor exhibits featuring 19th Century works of art. Outside the castle, you’ll encounter stone-arch bridges, tunnels, walking paths with extremely steep stairs, a goldish pond and many other unique encounters. The artistic architecture is apparent everywhere inside the castle as you’ll find 47 doors, none of which are alike, intricate details on woodwork, built-in couches, a medieval atmosphere and so much more! Bring the family and the camera to this beautiful landmark near our spa resort in CT.
Peaceful Getaways to Old Saybrook
No matter what time of year, your kids will be able to splash around in our two heated pools on-site while you relax in the sauna, whirlpool, or steam room. After a day out exploring the Connecticut attractions with your family and a good nights rest, treat yourself to a manicure at The Spa. Our The Spa menu features everything from facials, massages, manicures, pedicures, and more, check out spa services to see what suits your needs. Give us a call at 1-860-395-2000 to set up your accommodations as its never to early to make reservations for your group.