Things to do in and around East Hampton
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In East Hampton
"Old" Town Center - .03 mi., A short walk brings you to the "old" East Hampton Village. Here you will find quaint little shops & restaurants; it's a great place to explore. This is where "Old Home Day", a country fair is held usually around the second week of July. Listen to bands, go on rides, and eat the food! A great time for all. East Hampton Village is also a point to enter the Airline Trail, which offers miles and miles of hiking, biking & horseback riding.
Airline Cycle - 0.3 mi. Rent a bike or hike the historic Airline Trail, an absolutely beautiful place to be year round, but especially in the fall & winter. The trail spans over many towns. It used to be a railroad and has now been converted into a wide crush gravel trail. Special discount for bike & snowshoe rentals for our guests. 860.365.5496 Here is a link to view the CTVisit.com Airline Trail map-->
Rick's Sugar Shack - 2.1 mi. CT maple syrup, mustard, candy, fudge, maple baked goods, apple sauce , jams, butters and other treats. Open to the public on the weekends during sugar season , private showings during the week for our guests by appointment. Let us know a few days in advance so we can schedule an appointment for you. 860.267.7117
Fat Orange Cat Brew Co. - 2.7 mi. East Hampton's first micro-brewery. Mike & Sheila, the owners will tantalize your taste buds with their triple & double IPA's, as well as their various other brews. Our favorite is Jalapeno Jack Cream Ale; it's not hot, but has the smell & flavor of the pepper- so good! 860.881.8045
Around the corner
St Clements Castle & Marina- 3.3 mi. Weddings, Corporate events & social events. charming courtyards, grand ballrooms and breathtaking river views. 860.342.0593
The Farm at Carter Hill- 4.3 mi. Weddings, events, Mitch & Hazel did a wonderful job in creating a outside farm experience where you can enjoy great food, ice cream, hang out with the goats or relax and have a beverage in the Hogs Breath Tavern.
Wineries- The Connecticut Wine Trail is one of the most exciting and fastest growing wine regions in the United States. A tremendous variety of wine styles and stunning scenery are to be enjoyed as you meander throughout our beautiful state. Here are a few near by: Chateau Le Gary 7.9mi., The Traveling Vinyard 3.8 mi., Arrigoni Winery 4.8 mi, Priam Vineyard 7.4 mi., Grapevine 1 9.2mi. These and more can be seen at
Wesleyan University- 9.3 mi. College campus,
Good Speed Opera House- 10.2 mi. Emerging & revival musical theater shows offered in an 1876 riverside opera house, plus classes.
Foxwoods - 25.9 mi Foxwoods Resort Casino is a top-notch resort destination in the Northeast. It is the largest resort casino in North America and offers a variety of gaming in seven casinos, restaurants, world-renowned spas, beautiful golf courses, theaters, and exclusive retailers. A recent addition is the Tanger Outlets located at the property.
Mohegan Sun- 30.0 mi. Mohegan Sun is another top-notch destination in the Northeast. It offers a variety of dining options, shopping, live entertainment, and sporting events, including Mohegan Sun's very own WNBA team, the Connecticut Sun and lacrosse team, the New England Black Wolves. It has three world-class casinos, two luxurious spas, and is sure to provide entertainment for all!