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. As the river, lakes and ponds to our north freeze, eagles make their way to the lower CT River for their favorite food – FISH. Watch the birds as they hunt for fish or just perch …
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Fishing boat on ocean

Weekend Fishing Charter in CT

What better way to enjoy a stay at The Riverwind Inn than a weekend fishing charter in CT!  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’ Hatteras. This fishing …
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A woman admiring art in a museum

Florence Griswold Museum

Art, history, and nature come together at the 12-acre museum campus of the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, CT.  The world-renowned Florence Griswold Museum is located just 12 minutes from The Riverwind Inn. Spend a day exploring the historic home, modern art gallery, gardens, cafe and river frontage along the picturesque Lieutenant River. At …
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Goodspeed Opera House at night

Theater In CT

  The Riverwind Inn is fortunate to be within 5 miles of some of the best theater in CT.  Morning breakfast conversations at The Riverwind Inn often revolve around our guests’ fabulous experiences. The Goodspeed Opera House dates back to 1963.  It opened as a professional musical theater.  The Goodspeed is located in an historic …
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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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