The areas closest boat ramp.Gardner Lake State Park is a public recreation area occupying 10 acres on the southern edge of Gardner Lake in the town of Salem, Connecticut. The state park offers opportunities for boating, fishing, and swimming and is managed by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

208 Old Colchester Rd.
Salem, CT 06420
(860) 526-2336

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The nation’s leading maritime museum. Explore American maritime history first-hand as you climb aboard historic tall ships, stroll through a re-created 19th-century coastal village or watch a working preservation shipyard in action.

75 Greenmanville Avenue
Mystic CT
860-572-0711

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As New England’s hands-on aquarium, Mystic Aquarium offers unforgettable animal encounters, fun interactive experiences and dynamic learning opportunities for people of all ages. Sea lion shows, beluga whales and African penguins make it a special place, while deep-sea exploration exhibits make it one-of-a-kind.

55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT
860.572.5955

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Home of the Nautilus, the world’s first nuclear-powered vessel and the first ship to go to the North Pole, The Submarine Force Museum traces the development of the “Silent Service” from the 1700s to more recent Ohio and Virginia class submarines.

1 Crystal Lake Road
Groton, CT
860 694 3558

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Westerly Beaches: Misquamicut and Watch Hill

Westerly, Rhode Island is one of New England’s best-kept secrets and gaining notoriety as the ideal family vacation spot. It features incredible beaches and villages that offer a diverse cultural scene, superb shopping and dining, historic architecture, and a plethora of recreational opportunities.

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One of New England’s top destinations, Mohegan Sun is a regular stop for big name entertainers, has some of the area’s best dining and shopping…and, of course, gaming. Afterwards, you can rest up at a world-class hotel and spa.

1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard
Uncasville, CT
860 862 8000

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North America’s largest casino, Foxwoods Resort Casino has something for everyone as the East Coast’s premier entertainment destination. Gaming, shopping, dining, top-name entertainment in theaters of every size, two great spas — and when you’re ready to turn in, four award-winning hotels.

350 Trolley Line Blvd
Mashantucket, CT
860 312 3000

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Now in its 45th year, the Olde Mistick Village has since grown significantly. Local residents and visitors from all over the world come to enjoy everything the Village has to offer. From its humble family beginnings, the beloved community of shops and restaurants has continued to operate out of love, from the Olson family to yours.
We hope that all who stroll the walks of the Village will become as personally attached to its atmosphere as we are in creating it.— Joyce Olson Resnikoff

27 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT

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Historic Stonington Borough is a charming seaside village just minutes from downtown Mystic. Stroll quaint streets lined with unique galleries, antique stores, boutiques, restaurants and historic homes.

Stonington, CT

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