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Old Lyme, Connecticut
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Florence Griswold Museum image
Old Lyme, CT
(Range: 1 mile)
Situated along the picturesque Lieutenant River in Old Lyme, Connecticut, the Florence Griswold Museum embodies the artistic spirit of its legacy as the home of the Lyme Art Colony. From the impressive Georgian architecture of the home of namesake Florence Griswold, to the light-filled and modern spaces of the Krieble Gallery, to the rolling landscape of our 12-acre site, the Florence Griswold is a truly special place that is privileged to serve as the home of American Impressionism. (Curated content from florencegriswoldmuseum.org)
Sculpture Grounds image
Old Lyme, CT
(Range: 1 mile)
With over 100 sculptures woven throughout different gardens and courtyards, this en plein air art experience allows visitors to enjoy incredible large-scale contemporary sculpture on 4.5 beautifully landscaped acres. Visitors are encouraged to explore the grounds and interact with the works, perhaps turning kinetic elements or wandering through open pieces. (Curated content from www.sculpturegrounds.com)
Sea Kayak Connecticut image
Old Lyme, CT
(Range: 2 miles)
Sea Kayak Connecticut connects paddlers of all levels with a tailored on-water experience. We offer a wide variety of rentals, ACA certified instruction, a host of guided tours, and sales of premium paddlesports equipment. Based in Westport Connecticut and conducting programs on the coastal waters of Long Island Sound and south shore of Long Island, we love to get out and paddle, no matter the season. (Curated content from www.seakayakct.com)
Rocky Neck State Park image
(Range: 3 miles)
The beautiful, gently sloping, soft sandy beach, picnic areas, train watching, diverse trail systems and salt marsh viewing platforms make this park ideal for families. Try crabbing or fishing. Look for ospreys, cranes, and herons or other waterfowl. Rocky Neck provides something for all members of the family. (Curated content from portal.ct.gov)
RiverQuest image
(Range: 4 miles)
Enjoy the beauty and wildlife of the lower CT River. (Curated content from ctriverquest.com)
Connecticut River Museum image
(Range: 4 miles)
The Connecticut River Museum currently plays an important role in collecting and protecting manuscripts, books, art and artifacts of regional significance. It also delivers high-quality exhibitions and educational programming to visitors and local residents alike, and each year introduces thousands of school children to the important stories of the River and its people. (Curated content from ctrivermuseum.org)
Essex Steam Train & Riverboat image
(Range: 5 miles)
The Valley Railroad Company – operating the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat – has been serving the lower Connecticut River Valley since 1971. Our company’s mission is to keep alive the rich mechanical, industrial, and transportation heritage of our state through the continual operation of our vintage steam and diesel locomotives and passenger coaches, as well as the operation & maintenance of the facilities and infrastructure that support these. (Curated content from essexsteamtrain.com)
Harveys beach image
(Range: 6 miles)
Open to Public including Non-Residents Daily (Curated content from oldsaybrookct.myrec.com)
Ivoryton Playhouse image
(Range: 6 miles)
The Ivoryton Playhouse is located in Ivoryton, a beautiful section of historic Essex, on the banks of the Connecticut River. The Playhouse has been an important part of Connecticut’s cultural landscape for over 100 years. It was one of America’s leading summer showplaces, presenting a parade of stars such as Katharine Hepburn, Marlon Brando, Tallulah Bankhead, Betty Grable, Mae West and many, many more. (Curated content from www.ivorytonplayhouse.org)
Gillette Castle State Park image
(Range: 8 miles)
It looks like a medieval fortress, but a step inside the stone castle reveals the built-in couches, table trackway, and woodcarvings that all point to the creative genius that was William Gillette. (Curated content from portal.ct.gov)
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