A Day in the Sun
Soak up the sun along the shoreline at one of the Connecticut beaches not far from Water’s Edge Resort and Spa. Offering great spots for lounging, crabbing, fishing and more, our comprehensive list will guide you to the best Connecticut cruises and other aquatic adventures.
Hammonassett State Park
I-95 South, Exit 62,
A visit to Hammonasset Beach State Park, is more than just another day at the beach. Connecticut's largest shoreline park offers over 2 miles of beach to enjoy swimming, strolling along the boardwalk, or just relaxing in the sun and surf at this top choice in Connecticut beaches.
Rocky Neck State Park
I-95 North, Exit 72,
The large stone pavilion, diverse trail systems, and gently sloping beach make this park ideal for families. A great spot for crabbing or fishing.
Ocean Beach Park
I-95 North, Exit 82,
New London, CT
Located at the end of Ocean Avenue, this city-owned major recreation area offers saltwater and pool swimming, bathhouses, triple water slide, playground, boardwalk, mini-golf and arcade.
Joy Ride Charters
Captain Joy Sherman
If you're looking for a unique and exceptionally fun sailing charter, you've found the right place! We offer sailing and a whole lot more. Hado is located in Westbrook, Connecticut and is available for hourly, half and full day charters. Whether it's a small family gathering, a romantic sunset sail, birthday, therapeutic sail or memorial at sea, Joy Ride Charters is here to make it possible. We're committed to making your sailing experience a memorable one. Do something different this vacation. Sit back and relax or learn how to sail!
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Experience the sophisticated elegance on a 56-foot Hatteras yacht for social events. Cruise in luxurious surrounding to your chosen destination. Departs directly from Saybrook Point Marina.
Come aboard Mark Twain Cruises’ Aunt Polly, sailing 4 times daily from Saybrook Point Marina. Our two-hour Essex Harbor Cruise takes you up the Connecticut River, under the bridges and past the marshlands, to historic Essex, a town steeped in the nation’s maritime history. Relax before dinner with a cocktail on our one-hour Lighthouse cruise.
The Mystic Whaler offers a variety of sailing adventures. Come aboard for a Day Sail, a Lobster Dinner Cruise, or a Multi-day Vacation Cruise.
Valiant Yacht Charters
The all new 97-foot yacht Valiant is a replica vessel inspired by the luxury yachts of the 1920’s and is available for corporate, charter, wedding events and private entertaining. Valiant is USCG certified and can accommodate up to 80 guests for Connecticut cruises.
Offers Nature Connecticut Cruises, Lighthouse Cruises, Dinner Cruises, Open Party Boat Fishing. Private Charters available for any event, Corporate, Birthday Parties etc.
In tradition with Agatha Christie, as the Camelot winds down the Connecticut River, you will witness a professionally acted murder. Hidden jealousies surface, suspicions arise and suddenly, it's Murder on the Connecticut River! Gather clues during the cruise, meet characters and interrogate suspects as you attempt to piece together the mystery. Dinner tickets include the magnificent murder experience, a three-hour cruise and dinner.
Thimble Island Cruises
Enjoy 45-minute guided cruises around the islands from the Stony Creek Dock, just minutes from New Haven, May through October (weekends only in the fall). The Sea Mist crew also offers chartered cruises for private groups and parties, offering wine and cheese or fully catered dinners.
SeaPony, a 149-passenger boat is available for corporate events, wedding and rehearsal parties and tour groups. Enjoy beautiful coastline, submarines, lighthouses, and tall ships in port. Daytime, sunset and moonlight cruises available. Custom charters are always welcome.
Essex Steam Train and Riverboat Ride
1 Railroad Avenue
Essex, CT 06409
Ride in a 1920s coach pulled by an authentic steam locomotive before boarding a river boat and cruising along the Connecticut River. Gift Shop, grill car and dinning car are a few of the extras offered at the attraction.
Mystic River Tours
31 Water Street,
Mystic, CT 06355
Experience the quiet serenity of an electric boat as you tour historic and beautiful Mystic Harbor. Learn about the rich maritime heritage of the area with a group of friends. Departs hourly from Mystic Downtown Marina.
Deep Sea Fishing
Sea Sprite Sport Fishing
Salt Water Fly Fishing
Black Hawk II
Block Island Ferry Service
New London, CT
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New London to Orient Point, NY
Departs from New London, CT
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Saybrook Point Marina
Old Saybrook, CT
Windjammer Mystic Whaler