You're bound to enjoy your visit to Essex Steam Train.
You'll discover it in Old Saybrook, 30 miles (48 kilometers) from the state capital, Hartford.
Just 1 mile (2 kilometers) away from Essex Steam Train, The Griswold Inn is the most convenient place to stay.
You won't need to spend all your savings if you stay at a modest hotel. There's a handful that are not too far away. The Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Old Saybrook Westbrook and the Liberty Inn are worth a try.
If you want to experience a little luxury for a couple of nights, you will need to book a room at the Copper Beech Inn. At 1 mile (2 kilometers) away, it's the only top-end answer in the area.
If you want a brief pause from roaming around Essex Steam Train, take the short stroll to Dunkin' Donuts for a piping hot cup or two of coffee. When you'd prefer somewhere with a more comprehensive menu, Pizza Pub will be sure to appease a rumbling tummy. Continue walking and while away an evening taste-testing the beer and wine at Wright's Steakhouse.