Whether you’re a resident of the beautiful State Of Connecticut or a visitor to the constitution state, many wonder about the hidden gems of this magnificent state. Besides all the natural scenery, rivers, lakes and so much more, Connecticut is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the tri-state and New England as well. Below is a list of the 5 top Connecticut beaches that we thought are worth mentioning. Don’t get us wrong, many more are just as beautiful if not better.
Ocean Beach Park
With a diverse set of amenities, Ocean beach park attracts a wide range of tourists from across the tri-state area including the New England states. Being located right on the Long Island Sound, Ocean Beach Park houses the following features to make your visit a much enjoyable one:
- The Sandbar Cafe & Lounge
- Work Out World fitness center
- Miniature Golf course
- Arcades and Kids activities
- Freshwater Swimming Pool
- A State Park (Rocky Neck) offering seasonal camping areas
- Picnic areas
- Hiking Trails
This beach has been featured in many magazine and is home to a variety of native birds such as herons, beautiful hawks and cranes to mention a few.
Silver Sands State Park (Hammonasset Beach)
Being designated one of the top 10 beaches of New England, this beach offers it’s visitors a unique experience due to its unique remoteness. It is located in the South Eastern part of Connecticut in the town of Milford which is very easily accessible yet the location of Silver Sands State Park gives it special characteristics in so many ways. We would like to point out the following about Hammonasset Beach:
- Located in South Milford (Easily reached via i95 or the Merritt Parkway)
- Not so crowded due to its location
- Beautiful beach area
- Romantic boardwalk
- A common place that’s visited by treasure hunters looking for Captain Kidd’s buried treasures
- Camping grounds
- Fishing accessible
- Picnic tables & areas
- Walking trails
Hammonasset beach offers many features that are available to much further beaches yet it’s close location at the near heart of Connecticut makes this beach one of our most recommended.
Rocky Neck State Park
Less than an hour from Hartford, Connecticut and known to be one of the largest (and most popular) state park’s, Rocky Neck State Park is definitely a favorite among beach goers. With a wide and long sandy beach, there is something for every visitor to this famous beach.
- Large stone pavilion
- Picnic areas
- Salt water fishing
- Crabbing pier
The pier is wheel chair accessible, and the beach has around the clock lifeguard watch. It also has a full bathroom and showers. Camping reservations are needed in advance and there are fees to get into the beach and park. However, knowing all your basis, you can enjoy a relaxing time at Rocky Neck State Park and soak up the sun for a great tan!
Sherwood Island State Park
Westport is one of Connecticut’s adored locations for opulence and beach time. Connecticut limousine has serviced many weddings and special events at this lovely state park. It features a beautiful long sandy beach and perfect for a nice little get away. It doesn’t stop there, it also has:
- Separate swimming areas
- Fishing area
- Picnic area with tables and grassed
- Bathhouse and concession stands
- A nature setting
Not to mention, a surf and shore fishing that is separate from the swimming area. Families, friends and couples come down to Sherwood Island State Park and live in the lap of luxury under the sun!
Calf Pasture Beach
A huge area beach area located in Norwalk, CT. Calf Pasture Beach is 33-acres of sand, land and water. A popular location for mini golfers and active enthusiasts as well. It comes packed with:
- A huge beach
- Miniature golfing grounds
- Wind surfing
- Sailboat rentals and docks
- Volleyball and softball fields
The many areas and facilities that this beach offers, brings a massive amount of visitors on a regular basis. When starts getting warmer, the people come here. Our CT SUV has made plenty of trips, taking families and friends up to Norwalk to enjoy Calf Pasture Beach.
Callus anytime of the day @ 203-909-6310 and a rep will happily and easily accommodate your travel to any one of these fabulous beaches. Bring the family or make it a romantic date, Wow Connecticut Limousine has you covered.