If you’re searching for day-trip inspiration, we’ve got a couple of ideas. Situated 40 miles away, Westbrook Town Beach is worth getting in the car for. See the best sights starting with Essex Steam Train, Hammonasset Beach State Park and Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets. Montville is another popular option. It’s 55 miles away and offers a range of fascinating things to do. Mohegan Sun Casino, Dinosaur Place at Nature’s Art and Kids Quest are only the start.