Area Attractions & Accomodations


The Inn at Middletown – located in downtown Middletown, just a 20 minute drive on Route 9.  A historical building with colonial styled accommodations and contemporary services.

Saybrook Point Marina – Saybrook Point Marina is located at the mouth of the Connecticut River.  Enjoy resort amenities, such as indoor and outdoor pools, hot tub, sauna, steam room, on-site spa, fitness center, and restaurant.

The Bee and Thistle Inn and Spa – a 1756 bed and breakfast nestled in historic Old Lyme. Guest rooms are individual in design, boast private baths and luxurious amenities. Wake up to a gourmet country-continental breakfast complimentary with your stay.

Boardman House – an elegant B&B located just across the bridge in East Haddam.  Built in 1860 and known for it’s comfortable surroundings and a style of gracious living reminiscent of an earlier time.

Bishopsgate Inn – a family owned New England Inn located just minutes away in East Haddam.  It has an excellent kitchen, ample breakfasts are included with your room.

The Gelston House – located just across the bridge in East Haddam next to the Goodspeed Opera House, we can see it from our dock!  There are just a few rooms in this historic building.

The Copper Beech Inn – a relaxing country inn and renowned award-winning restaurant in Essex Connecticut, just 15 minutes from our dock in Haddam.

Riverwind Inn – just down river in Deep River, this Bed & Breakfast offers all the comforts of home in a Federal Style house built in 1854.

Griswold Inn – one of the oldest continuously operated inns in the country, The Griswold Inn opened its doors for business in 1776 and is located in downtown Essex, just 10-15 minutes away.

Deacon Timothy Pratt B&B – located in Old Saybrook, it is just a 20 minute drive to RiverQuest.  This Historical 1746 inn has charm and popular amenities.

The Connecticut River Valley Inn – located on Main Street Glastonbury just minutes from Hartford and about 35 minutes from Haddam.  It is comfortable and convenient, with well thought out amenities and room layouts.

Close by Dining 

The Gelston House – historic dining tradition with indoor and outdoor dining.

La Vita – a family-owned, intimate restaurant with reasonably priced, wholesome, home cooked meals.

Haddam Pizza – informal establishment offering classic & specialty pies, pasta dishes, seafood & cocktails.

The Cooking Company – serve take-out lunches and dinners, salads, soups, sandwiches, breads, pastas and desserts are all hand crafted on-site.

The Blue Oar – Seasonal. Great on-the-water dining on the Connecticut River just north of us. Mostly outdoors. Limited under cover seats.

There are also many great restaurants in the next town of Chester…  Ask us!


Goodspeed’s Station Country Store – offers an array of unique gifts and home decor. Candles, nostalgic candy, handcrafted jewelry, specialty foods, and holiday must haves! Most products are American made!


Goodspeed Musicals – enjoy the beauty of the historic Goodspeed Opera House – home of the American musical and the birthplace of the original Broadway productions: Man of La Mancha, Shenandoah, and Annie, and the first regional theatre to receive two Special Tony Awards for its outstanding achievements.

The Ivoryton Playhouse – The Ivoryton Playhouse Foundation is a non-profit organization formed for the purpose of owning, restoring and operating the 100 year old Playhouse, maintaining its cultural, educational, entertainment and service value to the community at large. The Foundation is committed to providing exceptional theatre experiences of high professional quality to enrich, enlighten, educate, and entertain the diverse audience in the Shoreline region and beyond.

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