Sticks And Stones Farm
201 Huntingtown Road
Newtown, CT 06470
Sticks and Stones Farm is a combination of a rustic weekend with the comfort of being indoors with a comfy bed. Plan a rustic weekend retreat with access to on-site yoga, culinary classes, stone classes and more. The land is home to a variety of wildlife. You are forced to unplug during your stay as not all cabins have electricity. Choose from the River House Boat, Little House, Stone Cabin, Summit Cabin, Pagoda Cabin, Tulip Log Cabin and Mountain Laurel Cabin each with different amenities. The farm has smoke-, alcohol- and drug-free grounds.
118 Pendleton Hill Road
Stonington, CT 06359
Unlike other campsites, Mystic KOA is open year round. It is a family-friendly camping spot located near Mystic’s local attractions. Cabins are surrounded by apple trees and maple trees. At Mystic KOA, you don’t have to rough it to go camping. The camping cabins and deluxe cabins have wifi and cable television among their amenities. Plan your next weekend or week-long getaway with the convenience of the comforts of home and easy access to local attractions.
Stateline Campresort And Cabins
1639 Hartford Pike
East Killingly, CT 06243
Stateline Campresort and Cabins is the perfect place for non-campers who are not equipped with camping outdoors. Choose from rustic, deluxe, premium or premium grand cabins. All cabins are 400 square feet with the exception of the premium deluxe, which is larger in size. Amenities differ by cabin type but do include private bathroom and shower, kitchen with a refrigerator and dishes, cable TV and other comforts of home. Please note that no pets or smoking are allowed. Stateline is located on the Connecticut and Rhode Island state line.
Beech Tree Cottages
1187 Boston Post Road
Madison, CT 06443
You might miss Beech Tree Cottages as you drive down Boston Post Road in Madison. They are set back from the main road, conveniently down the street from Hammonasset Beach State Park’s entrance. Beech Tree Cottages sit on three acres of land that is family owned. Only a few cabins are available, making it a quiet stay. Cabins feature modern amenities. Rates increase on weekends but are competitive in rate to other cabins in the state of Connecticut. Beech Tree Cottages is a prime location for beach access as well as close proximity to the center of town with shopping.
Bear Creek Campgrounds at Lake Compounce
186 Enterprise Dr.
Bristol, CT 06010
Lake Compounce is known for its theme park, water park and Halloween haunted graveyard attractions. New to the park this year is the Bear Creek Campgrounds located outside the park. Camping at the park does not require attending the theme park but it does provide discounted park admission. The campground features one- and two-bedroom cabins. Each cabin provides access to a fire pit, kitchen, private bathroom with towels and picnic tables. The campground also has 24-hour security and 24-hour laundry room access.
Kimberly Ord is a freelance writer and lifetime resident of Connecticut. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.