Welcome to Essex! From its cuisine to its traditions and people, find out what makes this part of the world so special.

Accommodation in Essex

Travelocity's Essex hotels guide currently features a small range of accommodations, so it's always preferable to secure your booking as soon as you can.

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If you venture 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the west of Essex, you'll hit the lively city of New Haven.

Academia and pleasure complement each other at the Essex Steam Train.

Mohegan Sun Arena, which is 19 miles (31 kilometers) northeast of Essex, is the place where excited Connecticut Sun followers come to cheer for their team. Dont want the fun to stop? When the game is over, have a drink with the locals and discuss some of the spine-tingling moments of the game.

Essex Island Marina is a spot to add to your itinerary.

Get out of Essex with a trip to Centerbrook, only 0.8 miles (1.3 kilometers) to the west. Here you can visit some interesting sights, such as the Olive Oyl's and Essex Plaza Shopping Center. One more wonderful place you'll want to visit is Old Saybrook, about 4 miles (6 kilometers) to the south of Essex. This locality is known for the Tanger Outlets and the Goodspeed Opera House.

About 17 miles (27 kilometers) to the east of Essex lies Groton, an area that contains the Naval Submarine Base New London, Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park and the Submarine Force Library and Museum. The Avery Point Light and Bluff Point State Park are other fun options.

We all need a rest every now and then. Try out cycling or shore fishing in the Coastal Connecticut region.

Unpack your bathers, slap on some sunscreen and dive into several water-based activites on offer in Coastal Connecticut. Some great options are swimming and sailing.

Find out about the culture behind this region's culinary customs. Make your traveling experience complete by going to some of the local dining places.

Take a chance and taste the flavors of this region's local cuisine, including fried clams and hot dogs.

A decadent taste of frappe, a local dessert, should be tried by anyone visiting the area.

Packages in Essex

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