Neslon's Family Campground
East Hampton, CT
Nelson?s Family Campground is more than an site to park your RV. It serves as a vacation spot in its own right.Owned and operated by the Gustine family since 1964, Nelson?s Family Campground is located on 175 scenic acres in the heart of central Connecticut. Whether for the day, week, month or season, the campground is an ideal place to camp, relax and enjoy the great outdoor life with your friends and family. Every year thousands of families, many of them repeat customers, find their way to Nelson?s to join to enjoy loads of fun activities, visiting many nearby attractions, and just kicking back and escaping for a while. The Campground caters to all ages and lifestyles and welcome tent & popup campers, full time travelers, seasonals, and weekenders alike. They are celebrating over 50 years in the camping industry. They encourage newbies to visit and experience all the family fun and camping excitement that we have to offer. RV facilities include electric, 50 amp, WiFi, water, cable TV, lake front access, and big rig access.
Croton Point Park
Croton Point Park is nestled on a small peninsula that stretches into the Hudson River about 25 miles northwest of Greenwich. The park is 500 acres of peaceful, forested riverside, and provides space for both tents and RVs. There are several full-service RV hookups, but only with 30 amps. Several options for recreational activities exist literally steps away from your doorstep at Croton Point Park, including boating, fishing, and hiking. There?s also a boat launch if you?re hauling your own watercraft. Croton Point Park also has a nature center that hosts weekly events and organizes other programs throughout the year. The site itself is conveniently located near the junction of Interstate 9A and the Hudson River Line, making public transit readily available if you want to go to nearby cities like New York, or any of the other outlying New England communities. Iconic locations like Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown mark the way south to Yonkers, the Bronx, and finally Manhattan.
Sears Bellows County Park
Hampton Bays, NY
Make sure to get a RV rental with on board generator for this peaceful county park campground. With miles of trails through forest and countless fresh water lakes this inland park is a great choice to get back to nature. Nestled within the Long Island Pine Barrens, Sears Bellows offers a broad range of recreational opportunities to Suffolk County residents and tourists. Campsites for both tents and trailers are available
Croton Point Park Campground
A county run park this is the smart choice for families looking to visit New York City in a RV rental without all the crazy traffic and stress. located north of the city along the Hudson River the park offers full hookup RV sites that are easy to get in to and out of in a RV rental. Best news is that you can walk 1 mile to the train depot and ride the Metro North right in to Grand Central station. Return to your RV rental at night and relax in peace and quiet.
Yale University Art Gallery
New Haven, CT
This free art gallery showcases more than 200,000 objects from Eastern and Western cultures and from ancient to modern. It was founded in 1832 with some of the permanent collections coming from the patriot-artist John Trumbull. You can find popular artists such as Van Gogh and Monet. Take a stroll and enjoy an afternoon here.
Known as one of the top ten beaches in America, Coopers Beach offers scenic views, white sands, and a peaceful and family friendly atmosphere. You can surf and body board, and when you?re ready to chow down, enjoy one of the beaches? eateries or take part in the Lobster Bakes, and later on, enjoy a live concert.
Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History
New Haven, CT
Probably the oldest and largest collection of natural history in the world, can be found here. Its well known Great Hall of Dinosaurs attracts many visitors,and includes the remains of a juvenile Brontosaurus and a 110 foot long mural about the time of the dinosaurs. The museum also exhibits work that shows the evolution of humans and mammals. The world renowned collections include the vertebrate paleontology, and the Bingham collection of Incan artifacts from Machu Picchu.
International Festival of Arts and Ideas
New Haven, CT
The International Festival of Arts & Ideas is a 15-day festival that celebrates the performing arts, great artists and thinkers from around the world. Each June, over 100,000 people come to attend events located in the open spaces, theaters and courtyards of New Haven, more than 80% of the events are completely free. Some of the most famous jazz, classical music, dance, and theater artists in the world come to perform. You shouldn?t miss out on this opportunity.