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Waterford, CT
(range: 1 mile)
For over 75 years, Captain John’s Sport Fishing Center has been family owned and operated. Through 4 generations, Captain John’s has housed the Sunbeam Fleet at its home in Waterford, Connecticut. With 4 boats currently in the fleet, the Sunbeam Fleet can accommodate groups from 1-40 passengers. We offer your usual Private Charters and Public Fishing as well as unique trips such as Burial at Sea, Fireworks Cruises, and more! (This excerpt taken from the Sunbeam Fleet website)
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. (This excerpt taken from the Rocky Neck State Park website)
Enjoy the panoramic views of Long Island Sound from Eolia, the elegant summer mansion of the Harkness family set on over 230 seaside acres of sweeping lawns, with stately trees and spectacular gardens. (This excerpt taken from the Harkness Memorial State Park website)
Sea Kayak Connecticut connects paddlers of all levels with a tailored on-water experience. We offer ACA certified instruction, a host of guided tours, and sales of premium paddlesports equipment. Based in Western Connecticut and conducting programs on the coastal waters of Long Island Sound, the south shore of Long Island, and select inland waterways, we love to get out and paddle, no matter the season. (This excerpt taken from the Sea Kayak Connecticut website)
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 13-acre site, the Florence Griswold is a truly special place that is privileged to serve as the home of American Impressionism. (This excerpt taken from the Florence Griswold Museum website)
In the pioneering spirit of its namesake, the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center discovers, develops, and empowers new work, new voices, and creative risk-taking. By introducing innovative artists, essential to broadening the national cultural landscape, the O’Neill serves as the Launchpad of the American Theater. (This excerpt taken from the Eugene ONeill Theater Center website)
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New London, CT
(range: 5 miles)
Located at the foot of Ocean Avenue in Mystic Country, New London’s premier recreational facility provides excellent public access to the Atlantic Ocean from a beautiful white, sugar sand beach, complimented by an Olympic-size freshwater pool, lockers, and event staging. The 50-acre Park also boasts a beautifully landscaped 18-hole miniature golf course and various attractions. The 8000 square foot Port ‘N Starboard is one of the area’s largest Banquet and Conference facilities. For smaller gatherings, we offer the newly renovated Pilot House and Nautilus rooms, each with access to an Ocean View Deck. Catering is provided by Centerplate. (This excerpt taken from the Ocean Beach Park website)
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New London, CT
(range: 6 miles)
Escape for a few hours or a few days. Haul on a halyard, bask in the sun and watch the scenic coast slip by. Sailing May through October from New London, CT just 15 minutes from Mystic, CT. (This excerpt taken from the Mystic Whaler website)
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New London, CT
(range: 6 miles)
Connecticut charter fishing in LI Sound is tough to beat. CT offers fishing charters for a variety of species and our boat can accommodate up to six passengers. (This excerpt taken from the After You, Too website)
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New London, CT
(range: 6 miles)
Capt. Doug Parker has been fishing his whole life. His love for the water and the joy he and his crew have of helping people have a good time will genuinely manifest itself on every trip. (This excerpt taken from the Good Company II website)
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