Enjoy a Day at an Old Saybrook Beach

A vacation to Conneticut is incomplete without a trip to an Old Saybrook beach. Located in Middlesex County, Old Saybrook offers a variety of leisure activities and attractions including festivals, parks, kayaking, boating and canoeing. Just a short drive from cities such as Boston and New York City, Old Saybrook is a popular getaway from the rush of city life. The town also has several historical monuments, and senic sights for visitors. The beaches at Old Saybrook are also a popular attraction for guests. Boating and watersports are available for enthusiasts to enjoy and local parks are open for children. After visiting some of the local sights in Old Saybrook, or shopping at the local boutiques, consider unwinding along the shore with family and friends. Surrounded by the Long Island Sound and the Conneticut River, Old Saybrook is full of adventure for families looking for a getaway. Harvey's Beach and Town Beach are available for public use; both providing clean facilities with very small crowds.

Harvey's Beach
Route 159
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
(860)395-3152

Located in the vicinity of your Old Saybrook bed and breakfast, is Harvey's Beach. The beach is 100 yards in length to the shore. Harvey's is known for having beautiful white sand and entry is free. A concession stand and restrooms are available for visitors. The Old Saybrook beach is open Memorial Day through Labor day. Lifeguards are on duty and the beach is also handicapped accessible. Children who are also traveling will enjoy spending some time at the Harvey's Beach playground. A sizable parking lot is also available for guests at a daily rate.

Considered to be one of the best beaches in Connecticut, Harvey's Beach is a popular attraction for guests to enjoy fishing, boating and swimming. The beach is close your Old Saybrook Inn as well as other local attractions such as Indiantown Harbor, and Plum Bank Creek, and Great Hammock Beach. BBOnline recommends visiting not only Harvey's Beach but Town Beach as well. There are many other beaches available in Connecticut for tourists but Harvey's has been a longtime favorite for out of town guests and locals.

Town Beach
Great Hammock Road
Old Saybrook, CT 06745

Connecticut vacationers may also enjoy spending the day at Town Beach in Old Saybrook. Town Beach is not far from your Old Saybrook inn and will provide a relaxing day outdoors for people of all ages. This Old Saybrook beach is open from Memorial day through Labor day. There are also lifeguards on duty from 10 AM to 5 PM each day. Changing rooms, shower facilities and restrooms are available for visitors as well. Activities such as boating, fishing, swimming and kayaking are also popular at Town Beach. Either beach will provide a great outdoor experience for guests lodging at Old Saybrook bed and breakfast establishments. Since Town Beach is conveniently located close to several other Old Saybrook attractions, BBOnline recommends visiting some other sights surrounding the beach area such as the Old Saybrook Antique Center for local shopping, and local restaurants for specialty cuisine. Both beaches offer areas to enjoy picnics and gatherings under pavilions.