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Old Lyme overview

Old Lyme is a relaxing place known for its art and gardens, and surrounded by picturesque views of beaches and rivers. You'll enjoy the ample cheese and bar choices, along with activities like kayaking and rafting. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of United States Coast Guard Academy. Make some time to enjoy the local sights such as Mystic Seaport - The Museum of America and the Sea. Whatever you're into, Old Lyme has something for you.

Where to stay in Old Lyme

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Old Lyme has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Old Lyme with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Old Lyme hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Old Lyme hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Old Lyme

Fly in to New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional), 30 mi (48.3 km) from downtown Old Lyme. Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard) is the next closest major airport, 31.2 mi (50.2 km) away.

What to see around Old Lyme

Outdoorsy fun is on hand such as kayaking, rafting, and fishing, along with attractions such as:
  • • Machimoodus State Park
  • • Chatfield Hollow State Park
  • • Airline State Park Trail
Art and museums stand out with top cultural places to visit like:
  • • Dinosaur State Park
  • • Florence Griswold Museum
  • • Connecticut River Museum
  • • Lyme Academy of Fine Arts
  • • Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center
Its beaches and riverfront are well known, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Goose Island
  • • Rocky Neck State Park
  • • Crystal Lake Town Park
  • • Gillette Castle State Park
  • • Harvey's Beach
Some popular places in the area to visit include:
  • • United States Coast Guard Academy
  • • Mystic Seaport - The Museum of America and the Sea

When to visit Old Lyme

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 54°F day, 20°F night
  • April-June: 84°F day, 35°F night
  • July-September: 85°F day, 49°F night
  • October-December: 68°F day, 22°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 11.54 inches
  • April-June: 13.58 inches
  • July-September: 12.09 inches
  • October-December: 14.02 inches