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East Lyme overview

East Lyme is a budget-friendly place distinct for its beaches and sports, and known for its aquarium and casinos. You'll enjoy the abundant coffee and dining choices. 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. East Lyme is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in East Lyme

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, East Lyme has accommodations to fit every need. There are 120 hotels in the East Lyme area and you can shop as many as 49 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 40%.
  • • 33 2-star hotels with an average price of $45 per night
  • • 47 3-star hotels with an average price of $80 per night
  • • 30 4-star hotels with an average price of $99 per night

How to get to East Lyme

Fly in to Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.), 45.2 mi (72.8 km) from downtown East Lyme.

What to see around East Lyme

Fun activities are on hand like golf and sporting events, along with attractions such as:
  • • Waterford Speedbowl
  • • Mohegan Sun Arena
  • • Senator Thomas J Dodd Memorial Stadium
Highlights like its aquarium are popular with families and top attractions include:
  • • Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art
  • • Childrens Museum of Southeastern Connecticut
  • • Essex Steam Train
  • • Mystic Aquarium and Institute for Exploration
It's notable for its beaches and favorite places for nature lovers that include:
  • • McCook Point Beach
  • • Rocky Neck State Park
  • • Pleasure Beach
  • • Ocean Beach Park
  • • Eastern Point Beach
Whether window-shopping or searching for a perfect souvenir, here are some favorite shopping areas:
  • • Crystal Mall
  • • Tanger Outlets
  • • Olde Mistick Village
  • • Tanger Outlet Foxwoods
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 East Lyme

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 52°F day, 22°F night
  • • April-June: 79°F day, 36°F night
  • • July-September: 82°F day, 51°F night
  • • October-December: 68°F day, 24°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 12.4 inches
  • • April-June: 12.3 inches
  • • July-September: 12.1 inches
  • • October-December: 13.0 inches