Destination guide

The beautiful city of Old Saybrook awaits you

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Old Saybrook. Travelers to this scenic city praise the golfing, boating and bird watching. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Old Saybrook

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Old Saybrook a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Essex Steam Train (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Chamard Vineyards (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Childrens Museum of Southeastern Connecticut (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Cedar Ridge Golf Course (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Chatfield Hollow State Park (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Island's End Golf and Country Club (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Old Saybrook

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 83°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Old Saybrook

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Old Saybrook. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Harvey's Beach (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Plattwood Park (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Rocky Neck State Park (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Gillette Castle State Park (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • McCook Point Beach (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Hole-in-the-Wall Beach (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Old Saybrook

The nearest airport is in New London, CT (GON-Groton - New London), located 17.3 mi (27.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Fishers Island, NY (FID-Elizabeth Field), which is 18.3 mi (29.4 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Old Saybrook Station.

Where to stay near Old Saybrook?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 350 house rentals near Old Saybrook. From 201 Houses to 111 Cottages, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Old Saybrook for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Old Saybrook?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Old Saybrook:

  • Fenwick: 18 vacation rentals
  • Old Saybrook Center: 23 vacation rentals
  • Saybrook Manor: 41 vacation rentals
  • Uncasville: 211 vacation rentals
  • Niantic: 425 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Old Saybrook?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Old Saybrook. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Old Saybrook Station: 869 home rentals
  • Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center: 892 home rentals
  • General William Hart House: 916 home rentals
  • Harvey's Beach: 990 home rentals
  • Lenz Winery: 3,666 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Old Saybrook listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Old Saybrook?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 201 Houses in Old Saybrook. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Old Saybrook include:

  • Cottages: 111 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 111 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 111 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Old Saybrook?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 20 vacation homes with pool available in Old Saybrook.

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