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Essex

With a permanent population of about 11,000 residents, Old Saybrook is a city with lots to offer travelers.

Essex Vacation Packages

Base yourself in Essex to see for yourself. Coming in via Tweed - New Haven Regional Airport? Collect your bags, head 25 miles east of the terminal and you'll be in Essex. From there it's 4 miles to the city's heart.

Get familiar with the area with a few nearby tourist sites, including Lyme Academy of Fine Arts and Dinosaur State Park. Don't ignore Devil’s Hopyard State Park and Haddam Meadows State Park. One more option is to head over to a few nearby neighborhoods, including Centerbrook and Ivoryton.

Ask about guided tours and one-off exhibits at Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center, Florence Griswold Museum, Connecticut River Museum and Essex Steam Train. You're bound to find something everyone in the family will appreciate.

Get a takeaway coffee and unwind in the sunshine at a local urban park, including Crystal Lake Town Park and Plattwood Park.

Essex Saybrook Antique Village Shopping Center, Essex Plaza Shopping Center and Logee’s Greenhouses are great locations to indulge in some good old-fashioned spending.

The nearby historic places will give you an intriguing glimpse into the region's past. Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut River Museum and Pratt House are not to be missed.


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The Griswold Inn

The Griswold Inn

36 Main Street, Essex
4.0
of 5, from 70 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Situated in the historical district, this inn is steps away from Essex Island Marina and Connecticut River Museum. Pratt House and Essex Library are also within 15 minutes.

£83
Hyatt Place Mohegan Sun

Hyatt Place Mohegan Sun

2049 Norwich, Uncasville
4.5
of 5, from 2,595 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Uncasville, this hotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Mohegan Sun Casino, Mohegan Sun Arena and Norwich Golf Course. Stoddard Hill State Park and Norwich Arts Center are also within 6 miles (10 km).

£69
Holiday Inn Norwich

Holiday Inn Norwich

10 Laura Blvd, Norwich
3.9
of 5, from 579 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Norwich, this hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Norwich Golf Course, Upper Falls Heritage Park and Mohegan Sun Casino. Norwich Arts Center and Mohegan Sun Arena are also within 3 miles (5 km).

£112
Mohegan Sun

Mohegan Sun

1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard, Uncasville
4.5
of 5, from 640 reviews
5.0 out of 5.0

This family-friendly Uncasville resort is within a 10-minute walk of Mohegan Sun Casino and Mohegan Sun Arena. Norwich Golf Course is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) away.

£37
Red Roof Inn Mystic - New London

Red Roof Inn Mystic - New London

707 Colman Street, New London
3.4
of 5, from 1,388 reviews
2.5 out of 5.0

Situated near the airport, this motel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Lyman Allyn Art Museum and 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from United States Coast Guard Academy. Connecticut College and Old Town Mill are also within 2 miles (3 km).

£109
Water's Edge Resort & Spa

Water's Edge Resort & Spa

1525 Boston Post Road, Westbrook
4.1
of 5, from 120 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

This Westbrook resort is on the beach, 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from Tanger Outlets, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Harvey's Beach and Indian River Marina. General William Hart House and Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center are also within 6 miles (10 km).

£82
Mystic Marriott Hotel and Spa

Mystic Marriott Hotel and Spa

625 North Rd, Groton
4.2
of 5, from 415 reviews
4.5 out of 5.0

Situated in the suburbs, this spa hotel is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Bluff Point State Park and within 6 miles (10 km) of Mystic Seaport - The Museum of America and the Sea and United States Coast Guard Academy. Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park and Olde Mistick Village are also within 6 miles (10 km).

£66
Hilton Garden Inn Mystic/Groton

Hilton Garden Inn Mystic/Groton

224 Gold Star Hwy, Groton
4.4
of 5, from 771 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Groton, this hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park, Naval Submarine Base New London and The Submarine Force Library and Museum. United States Coast Guard Academy and Old Town Mill are also within 6 miles (10 km).

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