- The list below includes 247 free or cheap things to do in or near Old Saybrook, Connecticut, including 111 different types of inexpensive activities like Beaches, Fishing, Gold Panning and Hiking Trails.
- From Harvey's Beach to Great Cedar Conservation Area, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Old Saybrook and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Groton, Mystic, New London and Waterford.
Paint Nite 152 Simsbury Road, Avon, CT MoreLess Info
Paint Nite invites guests to break away from a typical night out with the perfect cocktail of creativity and conversation.
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.
Great Cedar Conservation Area is 320 acre swamp that features a variety of hiking trails that go for several miles. The area wraps around the Hay House property, which features a house made entirely of hay bales.
Built in 1767, the General William Hart House is a historic site commemorating and preserving colonial history. The house contains furnishings and decor that expresses the sophistication and wealth of this 18th century general.
Between the Bridges Llc is a full service marina and boatyard on the Connecticut River. The marina offers access to Long Island Sound and features slip rentals, storage, repairs, sales, and a 280 foot fuel dock.
Visitors can enjoy charter fishing aboard a customized 41 foot Hatteras with well-known Captain Pete Wheeler at Sea Sprite Sport Fishing. Captain Pete has been chartering fishing trips full time since 1977.
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.
Artisans Harbor is an art gallery and display space for a variety of original paintings as well as handcrafted works such as jewelry, accessories, decorative pieces, and even furniture. The gallery offers art classes, as well.