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East Haddam overview

East Haddam is special for its parks, and known for its castle and historical sites. You'll enjoy East Haddam's architecture and museums, along with outdoor areas for hiking and camping. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of United States Coast Guard Academy. Head to East Haddam Historical Society and Museum and Gillette Castle State Park to make some memories. Whatever you're into, East Haddam has something for you.

Where to stay in East Haddam

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

How to get to East Haddam

Fly in to Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard), 23.4 mi (37.6 km) from downtown East Haddam. New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional) is the next closest major airport, 29.3 mi (47.1 km) away.

What to see around East Haddam

Fun activities are on hand such as camping, golf, and fishing, along with attractions such as:
  • • Machimoodus State Park
  • • Airline State Park Trail
  • • Chatfield Hollow State Park
  • • Cromwell Meadows Wildlife Management Area
Entertainment and museums are top draws with cultural places to visit like:
  • • East Haddam Historical Society and Museum
  • • Goodspeed Opera House
  • • Amasa Day House
  • • Norma Terris Theater
  • • Dinosaur State Park
If you're interested in castles, historical sites, or monuments, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Nathan Hale Schoolhouse
  • • Comstock Bridge
  • • Pratt House
  • • General William Hart House
  • • Adam Stanton House and General Store Museum
Its parks, waterfalls, and hiking trails are well known, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Gillette Castle State Park
  • • Salmon River State Forest
  • • Plattwood Park
  • • Goose Island
  • • Hopemead State Park
Here are some favorite choices:
  • • Major General Joseph Spencer Memorial
  • • Rathbun Free Memorial Library
  • • Scherer Library of Musical Theatre
  • • Chester Creek Marina
  • • Banner Country Club

When to visit East Haddam

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