Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
1750 Boston Post Road
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Phone: (860) 399-7973
Fax: (860) 399-7387
McCulloch Farm in Old Lyme has been breeding Morgan Horses since the 1940s. Morgan horses are available for sale with prices ranging from USD3500 to USD30,000. There are open house events held throughout the year, so check the website for times when the whole family can visit and enjoy the property.
Take a 20-minute drive east to Hammonasset to enjoy year-round shoreline vistas and a boardwalk for long walks and relaxation. Offering 1000 acres of campgrounds (550 sites), parks, beaches, walking trails, bike paths and fields for kite flying, Hammonasset is the quintessential pleasure destination. Meigs Point Nature Center offers fresh and saltwater aquariums and live reptiles and amphibians to touch and enjoy. Pack your in-line skates or bike, the park is grand.
Over 700 acres (283 hectares) of beachfront, marshland and wildlife preserves fill this lovely area of East Lyme along Long Island Sound. Enjoy an afternoon of hiking around and exploring the different terrains of this park. If you prefer the beach, there are lovely sandy beaches to lounge on, build a sandcastle or picnicking. From May through September, you can camp at the park or fish during the appropriate seasons.
The Fox Hopyard Golf Club is open from March through November in the lovely Connecticut River-town of East Haddam. This is a Par 71 golf course that spans roughly 7000 yards (6400 meters) and includes facilities such as a restaurant, tee shop, sports bar and banquet hall. The club also houses the on-site restaurant, On the Rocks, where delicious breakfasts, lunches and dinners are served.
Experience a working livery stable as it was in the 1800s. Antique carriages in Coach House, horses, donkey and llama, pony rides, country carriage rides, marshmallow roasts, Western chuckwagon events, historic and educational programs, restoration and wheelwright shop.
The 23' and 28' center consoles are equipped with radar, GPS, Loran and fish finding capabilities with large casting platforms forward and spacious cockpits aft. All tackle is of the finest quality and incorporates some of the latest technology.
Family owned and operated business for over 25 years provides excellent equipment and a fully trained staff to make your fishing experience exciting and rewarding. They have state-of-the-art electronics on each boat and the boats are operated by Coast Guard licensed captains. Boats have a six passenger limit and are available for half or full day trips.
Offers full day, half day and weekend trips.
This beautiful 18 hole public golf course provides a challenging setting and offers golfing lessons, a pro shop, and riding carts.
Day sailing trips from three hours to all-day trips to Mystic Seaport. Sail aboard a modern classic crewed 47 foot sloop, on spectacular Long Island Sound. View historic lighthouses, Islands, and homes. Watch sea birds soar and dive for their dinner. Feel the wind in your face while participating in the quite thrill of sailing.
Mitchell Park is a local gathering spot where one can see people relaxing at all times of the day. Known mostly for the splendid views of the water and the live events that are held here, it is the soul of the city. Children enjoy the carousel rides on weekends. In winters one can access the ice-skating rink which also offers skating lessons. Basically a place to enjoy some quietude, the Mitchell Park is great for fun get-togethers and family picnics.
The Shelter Island Country Club or Goat Hill welcomes one and all to enjoy a game of golf. Founded in 1901, apart from a golf course, it also features a restaurant, bar and a clubhouse. You can also hire the club house for private as well as corporate events. Check website for details.