Fishing boat on ocean

 A Fishing Excursion to Remember

What better way to enjoy a stay at The Riverwind Inn than with a half- or full day of saltwater fishing! Join Captain TJ on one his Rock & Roll Charters excursions on nearby Long Island Sound. Captain TJ will deliver your party fast to a hot Long Island Sound fishing spot on his 41’ …
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A woman admiring art in a museum

Florence Griswold Museum

The Lower Connecticut River Valley has many opportunities for just about every interest including the arts – and just one of the many fantastic local destinations is the world-renowned Florence Griswold Museum located just 20 minutes from The Riverwind Inn. The “Home of American Impressionism” – the Florence Griswold Museum is a rolling 13-acre site …
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Goodspeed Opera House at night

Theatres Galore in the Lower Connecticut River Valley Region

Theatres Galore in the Lower Connecticut River Valley Region The Riverwind Inn is so very fortunate to have so many excellent theatre opportunities close to The Inn. Morning breakfast at The Riverwind Inn quite often revolves around our guest’s fantastic theatre experiences. The Goodspeed Opera House beginnings date back to 1963 when it opened as …
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Gillette Castle Terrace

Gillette Castle

Nestled on a 184-acre estate, Gillette Castle is a true historical gem located only 20 minutes by car from The Riverwind Inn or a 33-minute excursion via the second oldest operating car ferry in New England, The Chester/Hadlyme Ferry. Bring lunch, chairs, a book, a camera phone and relax – or take a hike along …
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Bald eagle in winter

Winter Wildlife Eagle Cruises

Get an unobstructed winter view of migrating bald eagles and more on RiverQuest’s Winter Wildlife Eagle Cruises along the Connecticut River. Watch the birds as they hunt for fish using your own binoculars, or borrow a pair from the boat, and be sure to bundle up — there’s a heated cabin onboard, but the best views are outside …
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