With its own 16' Meade LX200 Schmidt Cassegrain telescope, Frosty Drew Observatory lets visitors view the stars and other astronomical, deep space objects. Among these objects, visitors can see planets, galaxies, nebulas, and more.
Featuring a wide expanse of pristine sands, Charlestown Town Beach, is the perfect place to enjoy the surf while avoiding the big crowds. Convenient parking just off the beach, clean changing area and showers are just some of the amenities.
The Hammonasset State Park provides visitors with the chance to go saltwater swimming or fishing. Those who are interested in bicycling, camping, or picnicking may also enjoy what the park has to offer.
The Shoreline Greenway Trail provides a 25-mile path from Lighthouse Point to Hammonasset State Park. This location provides walking, hiking, and biking opportunities to its visitors, who travel by Branford and Madison.
Hiking Areas, Beaches, Hiking, National & State Parks
Located in Madison, Connecticut, the Hammonasset Beach State Park is a beautiful destination for many outdoor activities. There is a small parking fee, but day visitors do not require a pass to enter the park. However, a pass is required for campsite use.
Devoted to preserving the maritime history and heritage of the region, East End Seaport Maritime Museum features a collection of historic vessels. They also offer lighthouse cruises, educational programs, and restoration projects.
440 - 4th Street, at the LIRR Tracks, Greenport, NY 11944
Composed of two different facilities, the Railroad Museum of Long Island contains railroad exhibits and model railroad displays. The museum displays historical pictures and memorabilia as well as actual Long Island Railroad cars.