Area Attractions

Thimble Island Tours on board the “Sea Mist”

Stony Creek Public Dock, Branford
www.thimbleislandcruise.com
45-minute narrated cruises of the Thimble Islands, available hourly during the summer.
203-488-8905

Hammonasset Beach State Park

1288 Boston Post Road, Madison
Hours: 8am – Sunset
www.ct.gov (faster to Google above)
Two miles of the best beach in the area, with hiking and bike trails and pavilions.
Exit 62 off I-95, south 1 mile, cross Rt. 1, into Park.

Mystic Seaport Village and Aquarium

Exit 90 off I-95.
http://www.mysticseaport.org/
World-class aquarium with sea lion and dolphin shows, and an historic re-created seafaring village.

Essex Steam Train & Riverboat (May – Oct)

1 Railroad Avenue, Essex
www.essexsteamtrain.com

Schooner Quinnipiac (mid May – mid September)

Traditionally rigged 91′ schooner – the flagship of New Haven – offering 2-hour afternoon, sunset and specialty sails
60 Water Stm New Haven
203-535-2016
www.schoonerinc.org

Stony Creek Public Beach

Thimble Islands Road (opposite the Stony Creek Market)
Life guard on duty all day during the summer months, Memorial Day – Labor Day

Thimble Islands Lobsterbakes

46 Stratton Way, Branford
Call Mike at 203-488-3711
www.thimbleislandslobsterbakes.com
Order a fully prepared lobster & clam dinner for four complete with all the trimmings to be delivered to Thimble Islands Bed & Breakfast at your convenience.

Stony Creek Brewery

5 Indian Neck Road
203-433-4545
www.stonycreekbeer.com
Craft beer (food trucks available in parking lot).

Thimble Islands Brewery

16 Business Park Drive
203-208-2827
www.thimbleislandsbrewery.com
Craft beer (brewery tours available).

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