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Clarion Inn

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269 North Frontage Road, New London, CT, US, 06320

  • Phone: (860) 442-0631
  • Fax: (860) 442-0130
3.5 out of 5 (185 reviews)
68% of guests recommend this hotel

Outdoor Activities

»Waterford Speedbowl

Formerly, the New London-Waterford Speed Bowl, the Waterford Speedbowl has been entertaining racing enthusiasts since 1951. Apart from usual races, it also hosts events like Wild N' Wacky Wednesday Series. For racing schedule and other details, check website.

1080 Hartford Turnpike
Waterford, CT 06385

»The Sandbox

Who says beach volleyball is restricted to just the summer months up North? The Sandbox in Mystic offers year-round outdoor sports in the comfort of an indoor facility. Athletes of all ages can stop by The Sandbox for playing on volleyball, badminton, tennis and more no matter what time of year it is. The venue is also available for private parties and social functions in New England's only indoor beach facility.

90 Welles Road
Mystic, CT 06355

»Rocky Neck State Park

Over 700 acres (283 hectares) of beachfront, marshland and wildlife preserves fill this lovely area of East Lyme along Long Island Sound. Enjoy an afternoon of hiking around and exploring the different terrains of this park. If you prefer the beach, there are lovely sandy beaches to lounge on, build a sandcastle or picnicking. From May through September, you can camp at the park or fish during the appropriate seasons.

244 West Main Street
Niantic, CT 06357

»Norwich Golf Course

Norwich Golf Course has a good driving range and offers a challenging play in Norwich. The 18-hole golf course has a course score of 70.0.

685 New London Turnpike
Norwich, CT 06360

»McCulloch Farm - Whippoorwill Horseman's Club

McCulloch Farm in Old Lyme has been breeding Morgan Horses since the 1940s. Morgan horses are available for sale with prices ranging from USD3500 to USD30,000. There are open house events held throughout the year, so check the website for times when the whole family can visit and enjoy the property.

100 Whippoorwill Road
Old Lyme, CT 06371

»Lake of Isles

Located in the deep forests of Connecticut, is the fantastic Lake of Isles which comprises of 18-hole private golf course, a 50,000 square foot clubhouse and an impressive golf academy with four indoor amazing teaching studios. Designed by talented golf architect Reese Jones, Lake of Isles is an excellent choice to celebrate occasions or to simply enjoy the sport. The club house plays host to weddings, private parties and corporate meetings. There are varied golf offers and unique wedding packages available, the details of which can be sought by checking the website.

1 Clubhouse Drive
North Stonington, CT 6359

»Fox Hopyard Golf Club

The Fox Hopyard Golf Club is open from March through November in the lovely Connecticut River-town of East Haddam. This is a Par 71 golf course that spans roughly 7000 yards (6400 meters) and includes facilities such as a restaurant, tee shop, sports bar and banquet hall. The club also houses the on-site restaurant, On the Rocks, where delicious breakfasts, lunches and dinners are served.

1 Hopyard Club
East Haddam, CT 06423

»Mitchell Park

Mitchell Park is a local gathering spot where one can see people relaxing at all times of the day. Known mostly for the splendid views of the water and the live events that are held here, it is the soul of the city. Children enjoy the carousel rides on weekends. In winters one can access the ice-skating rink which also offers skating lessons. Basically a place to enjoy some quietude, the Mitchell Park is great for fun get-togethers and family picnics.

Front Street
Greenport, NY 11944

»Montauk Point State Park

Offering stunning views and world-class surf fishing, Montauk Point State Park is set on the eastern tip of Long Island, gazing over both the Atlantic Ocean and Block Island Sound. Nature trails criss-crossing the wooded expanse are perfect for hiking or cross-country skiing (depending on the season), and the park is open from sunrise until sunset all year long.

50 South Fairview Avenue
Montauk, NY 11954

»Hammonasset Beach State Park

Take a 20-minute drive east to Hammonasset to enjoy year-round shoreline vistas and a boardwalk for long walks and relaxation. Offering 1000 acres of campgrounds (550 sites), parks, beaches, walking trails, bike paths and fields for kite flying, Hammonasset is the quintessential pleasure destination. Meigs Point Nature Center offers fresh and saltwater aquariums and live reptiles and amphibians to touch and enjoy. Pack your in-line skates or bike, the park is grand.

1288 Boston Post Road
Madison, CT 06443

»Shelter Island Country Club

The Shelter Island Country Club or Goat Hill welcomes one and all to enjoy a game of golf. Founded in 1901, apart from a golf course, it also features a restaurant, bar and a clubhouse. You can also hire the club house for private as well as corporate events. Check website for details.

26 Sunnyside Avenue
Shelter Island, NY 11965


A charming beach resort, the city of Montauk is most famous for its commercial fishing industry. This town has a lot to offer with a vast array of attraction, hotels, restaurants and state parks that make it vibrant and busy. Also termed as "The Living End," this place is a popular tourist destination in summer.

S Endicott Place
Montauk, NY 11954
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