- The list below includes 265 free or cheap things to do in or near Westbrook, Connecticut, including 112 different types of inexpensive activities like Marinas, Movie Theaters, Art Gallery and Military Museums.
- From Daniel P Wren Park to Brewer Pilots Point Marina, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Westbrook and in nearby cities within 25 miles like New Haven, Groton, Hamden and New London.
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.
Essex Library Association offers books in multimedia formats for its visitors. The library has a service where visitors can book a private session with a librarian to help them locate a book or provide technical advice.
Many visitors to Harvey's Beach in Old Saybrook, Connecticut are drawn to it because the shallow water and rustic wooden boardwalk. This is a great place to splash in the surf, build sand castles, enjoy a picnic or simply relax along the shore.
Kids and adults love to visit the Connecticut River Museum in Essex, Connecticut. The museum features a wide assortment of indoor and outdoor exhibits. Guided tours are available. School groups must reserve tours in advance.
Accommodating a variety of boats of different sizes, Brewer's Dauntless Shipyard is a historic marina with views of the Connecticut River. Hamburg Cove and Selden's Creek are accessible by boat within close proximity of the marina.
With a 42 ft boat for offshore and 30 ft boat for inshore fishing, Islander Sport Fishing Charters provides fishing trips and sunset cruises. Inshore charters can be half or full day and offshore can be 1 or 2 days.