Area Attractions

Thimble Island Tours on board the “Sea Mist”

Stony Creek Public Dock, Branford
45-minute narrated cruises of the Thimble Islands, available hourly during the summer.

Hammonasset Beach State Park

1288 Boston Post Road, Madison
Hours: 8am – Sunset (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.
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

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

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
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
Craft beer (food trucks available in parking lot).

Thimble Islands Brewery

16 Business Park Drive
Craft beer (brewery tours available).