Things To Do
The Best Beach Rentals in Connecticut & the Perfect Vacation!
Chamard Vineyards consists of 20 acres of vines, a short distance from Long Island Sound. The area’s climate results in a growing season simalar to that of Central France. Tastings and tours are offered most days, and private tours can be scheduled.
CLINTON TOWN BEACH
Clinton Town Beach is a charming sandy beach at Clinton Harbor. Here, you’ll have stunning views of Long Island Sound. Enjoy fishing, kayaking, or simply walking along the beach. Note that, depending on the time of year, you may be required to purchase a beach pass.
COCKAPONSET STATE FOREST
Cockaponset State Forest, the second largest state forest in Connecticut, is comprised of over 17,000 acres in Middlesex County and Haven County. The forest has over 20 miles of trails for hiking and, in some cases, biking and horseback riding. You can also enjoy swimming and fishing at Pattaconk Lake and rock climbing at Pine Ledge.
HAMMONASSET BEACH STATE PARK
Hammonasset Beach State Park is one of the most popular attractions in Connecticut. Located on Long Island Sound, it is the largest shoreline park in the state. Here, you can enjoy camping, boating, fishing, swimming, and hiking. The park also contains a popular nature center, Meigs Point Nature Center.