Things To Do In Old Saybrook

Up to 70% Off Martial Arts Classes at New England Rendokan

Multiple Locations

$140 $49

Techniques are based on Okinawan Shorin-Ryu karate, jujitsu, and Kobudo—weaponry—and teach students control, self-esteem, and respect

Up to 54% Off Guitar or Drum Lessons or Birthday Party 

Old Saybrook Center

$199 $99

Music retail outlet hosts private lessons for guitar or drums, as well as kids' birthday parties with live music

70% Off Brazilian Jujitsu Classes 

Clinton

$100 $30

An instructor trained by Renzo Gracie, a member of brazilian jujitsu’s founding family, emphasizes on-ground combat

50% Off Inflatable Playground Admission

Clinton

$10 $5

Staff members supervise kids while they bound through bounce houses, slides, and inflatable obstacle courses

Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut – 32% Off

East Lyme

$28 $19

Children build a skyscraper, learn about new cultures, and explore the sciences with hands-on exhibits

87% Off at Arthur Murray Dance Studio

Multiple Locations

$145 $19

Learn dances such as swing, salsa, and the hustle in one-on-one lessons, then hone skills in a group class and party-style practice session

Up to 85% Off Dance Lessons or Zumba

Mystic

$190 $30

Dancers step out on the floor during private lessons or pair up at social dance parties; Zumba classes combine fun moves with a workout

Up to 83% Off CrossFit Classes

Guilford

$225 $39

Certified trainers help guests build basic skills in introductory On-Ramp classes, then ramp up to intense CrossFit sessions

Half Off High-Speed Ferrari or Lamborghini Drive

Mohegan

$249 $125

A closed-course drive in an exotic car with a 500 hp. engine is captured on film

Up to 50% Off Bounce House Sessions and Party at BounceU

North Branford

$12 $6

Inflatable playground offers kids a safe and secure place to play and bounce

Up to 63% Off at YathaBhuta Yoga

North Granby

$120 $49

Tone and stretch in regular or warm yoga classes, capped at 10-12 students to ensure individualized attention

Up to 51% Off Standup Comedy

Comix At Foxwoods Comedy Club

$65 $32

Resort-casino comedy club tickles funny bones with nationally touring comedians

Paul Reiser – Up to 51% Off Standup

Fox Theater At Foxwoods Resort Casino

$99 $49

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Standup, author, and actor of Mad About You fame shares his humorous insights on life

Up to 52% Off Italian Cooking Classes 

Dalice Elizabeth Winery

$75 $37

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Using Mediterranean sea salts and ingredients from local farmers, chefs teach the basics of preparing homestyle Italian cuisine

Half Off at The Fairways Driving Range

Branford

$26 $13

Both grass and mat hitting tees facilitate swing improvements for golfers of all stripes at facility with covered and uncovered areas

Up to 84% Off Karate and Kickboxing Classes

Branford

$120 $19

Kids and adults build self-defense skills, reduce stress, and boost self-confidence during karate and kickboxing classes

Up to 84% Off Personal Training

Branford

$150 $29

ACSM-certified personal trainer and owner Cliff Morton customizes workout routines to help clients reach their fitness goals

Up to 52% Off Chocolate-Making Class

Middletown

$160 $80

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Learn to temper chocolate and craft ganaches while sipping champagne before taking home samples

Half Off Golf at Banner Country Club

Moodus

$84 $42

Carts traverse 6,015 yards of picturesque Connecticut countryside and golfers swat through tree-lined fairways and open pastures.

Up to 55% Off Movie and Popcorn from Dealflicks

Multiple Locations

$20 $9

Customers enjoy $20 worth of Dealbucks, which they can use to buy movie tickets and concessions from Dealflicks.com

25% Off Membership to Edgewood Bath and Tennis Club

Middlebury

$1,836 $1,385

Families gain access to state-of-the art swim, tennis, and fitness facilities, with water-spray features and a playground for the kids

Up to 61% Off Golf Instruction

Cromwell

$75 $29

Proper swing mechanics and hand-eye coordination constitute the focal points of instructional sessions from a Class A PGA member

Up to 53% Off Easter Bunny Trolley Ride

East Haven

$20 $10

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Celebrate springtime by riding on a historical trolley, participating in crafts, and visiting with the Easter Bunny

Up to 59% Off Martial-Arts Classes

Wallingford

$95 $39

Black-belt instructors teach kids and adults the practical self-defense tactics of budo taijutsu

Up to 86% Off at Baran’s Kenpo Karate

Wallingford Center

$70 $19

Students build discipline, mental focus, and self-confidence during classes taught in a supportive and inclusive environment

Up to 77% Off Muay Thai or Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Hamden

$115 $39

Muay thai or Brazilian jiu jitsu classes; instructor learned from legendary Gracie family

Up to 60% Off CrossFit and On-Ramp Classes at CrossFit Meriden

Meriden

$90 $45

Trainers design constantly changing workouts based on principles of strength training, plyometrics, cardio, and gymnastics

Joker's Wild Comedy Club – Up to 52% Off

Joker's Wild Comedy Club

$52 $25

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Patrons savor hot or cold antipasto platters while local and national headlining comedians fill the air with laughter

Up to 45% Off Harbor Cruises from Schooner Inc

New Haven

$30 $17

The Quinnipiack, central Connecticut's only traditionally rigged tall ship, glides across the New Haven harbor, offering relaxing views

52% Off New Haven Ghost Walk Tour

Downtown

$25 $12

Tour guides lead 90-minute strolls through haunted locales and tell tales of scandal with historical facts

Up to 73% Off Fitness Classes at Fitizen

New Haven

$78 $25

Fitness classes that aim to improve student's mind and body; members receive a weight-loss assessment and online nutrition advice

Up to 67% Off Pole Fitness Classes

Wooster Square / New Haven

$135 $49

Progress into challenging and graceful pole moves at your own pace while burning calories and staying fit

Up to 56% Off Private Music Lessons at Amped Music School

Wyoming

$40 $20

Instructors teach guitar, piano, drums, or vocals in one-on-one lessons

Up to 51% Off Private Golf Lessons

Multiple Locations

$140 $69

Golf instructor helps players develop their driving, pitching, and chipping skills during private lessons

Up to 52% Off Horseback-Riding Lessons

Ashaway

$120 $59

Lessons with instructor of 25 years instills the value of hard work and good horsemanship

45% Off Martial-Arts Lessons

West Haven

$315 $173

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

50% Off Services

West Haven

$80 $40

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

50% Toward One Month Unlimited Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Classes

West Haven

$110 $55

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 51% Off Tastings from Vintage Bicycle Tours

Vintage Bicycle Tours

$158 $78

Guides lead approximately five-hour, 12-mile tour through Long Island wine country, including stops at wineries for eight total tastings

The Survival Race – 30% Off 5K Mud Run

4-H Camp

$79 $55

Battle challenging terrain and obstacles before receiving dogtags and attending a post-race party

Up to 54% Off from Zombie Race

Riverhead

$95 $44

Pursued by costumed zombies, runners conquer military-style obstacles from monkey bars to a mud mountain en route to the post-race party

Up to 56% Off Wine and Cheese Tastings

Jamesport

$49 $23

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Snack on cheese and crackers while sampling four wines and enjoying a full glass of your favorite

Up to 60% Off at Metoac CrossFit

Riverhead

$199 $99

Students meet three times a week for one month to learn the basics of CrossFit's functional training

Up to 61% Off Wine Tasting for 2 or 4

Jamesport

$71 $29

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After tasting seven wines, guests select a favorite vintage to enjoy in a logo wine glass alongside artisan cheese.

Up to 57% Off Wine Tasting and Pizza

Jamesport

$45 $21

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Wines crafted with old-world techniques and served in a tasting room with Tuscan murals

45% Off Services

Westhampton Beach

$100 $55

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you.

40% Off a One-Year Paintball Pass with Marker

Multiple Locations

$497.84 $299

One-year pass grants free admission and discounts to players who are also outfitted with new paintball markers and gear

Up to 57% Off Paddleboard-Yoga Class

Treasure Cove Resort Marina

$139 $69

Yogis take to paddleboards to practice asanas and strengthen their cores while balancing the board on the Peconic River

Up to 65% Off Standup Paddleboarding

Sag Harbor

$110 $39

Patrons take standup paddleboards out onto Sag Harbor and get a good core workout as they glide across the water

Up to 53% Off Kids' Theme Party with Face Painting

Multiple Locations

$850 $399

90-minute kids' theme party with hands-on activities, gifts for guests, and optional 30-minute face-painting session

Up to 49% Wine and Chocolate at Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard

Peconic

$64 $35

Sample wines paired with pieces of chocolate, with take-home wine glasses and discounts on merchandise and wine memberships

55% Off Martial Arts

North Windham

$138 $62

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 51% Off Tennis Clinics

Glastonbury Center

$28 $15

Tennis players of any level can sign up for a clinic led by pros that teach the skills needed to improve strokes and game performance

50% Off Fitness Classes

Glastonbury

$20 $10

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

50% Off 8 Drop-in Classes

Glastonbury Center

$60 $30

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 87% Off Martial-Arts Classes

Village Green Plaza

$215 $29

Professional martial-arts instructors focus on instilling both children and adults with skills, confidence, and self-discipline

Up to 67% Off Mommy and Me Boot Camp

Multiple Locations

$75 $29.99

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An intense outdoor bootcamp class that helps tone the body while kids play in sight

45% Off Personal Training

Wethersfield

$400 $220

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 85% Off Classes at RockFit Bootcamp

Wethersfield

$199 $29

Trainers organize functional, high-intensity workouts that incorporate boxing bags and kettlebells to help improve quality of life

50% Go-Kart Racing at Checkered Flag Raceway

Berlin

$30 $15

Quarter-mile track sends racers zooming in one of three types of go-kart designs, with on-track computerized timer keeping score.

YWCA New Britain – Up to 53% Off Membership and Training

New Britain

$35 $17

Trainers help clients through an exercise regimen that includes circuit, cardio, and weight training; also track progress and set goals

92% Off Gym Membership to Big Sky Fitness

Multiple Locations

$329 $25

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Personal trainers root routines in science, propelling clients to noticeable results with the help of fitness classes and healthy shakes

New Britain Museum of American Art – Up to 48% Off Admission

New Britain

$24 $13

Collection of 10,000 works of art includes oils, acrylics, and sculptures culled from more than 300 years of American artistic endeavors

Up to 82% Off Self-Defense Camp

Multiple Locations

$270 $49

Instructors teach students how to defend themselves against larger opponents during two- or six-week camps

50% Off

New Britain

$40 $20

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 53% Off Comedy Magic Show

Trinity-On-Main

$17 $8

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A hypnotist and an illusionist stage a show filled with eye-popping acts and plenty of humor

Up to 79% Off Classes at Yang's U.S. TaeKwonDo

Newington

$90 $19

Students ages four and up develop self-confidence and self-discipline as they master the art of taekwondo

Up to 69% Off Assessment or Personal Training

Newington

$89.99 $39

Metabolic testing measures a persons current fat burning ability and informs them how to maximize fat loss

53% Off Horseback Riding

Mansfield

$350 $165

Kids learn basics of horseback riding with friendly animals on a scenic farm

50% Off Arcade and Board Gaming

Storrs

$20 $10

Gamers meet to play video or board games, and special events such as Magic: The Gathering; board games, cards, and miniatures for sale

Up to 56% Off at Dharma Yoga Center

Orange

$100 $49

Students participate in everything from gentle Range and Motion classes to advanced classes utilizing poses created by Sri Dharma Mittra

Up to 88% Off Catalyst Boot Camp or Kids' After-School Fitness

Manchester

$234 $29

Boot camps build full-body muscle systems rather than isolated muscle groups; kids get fit and have fun as they learn about good nutrition

Up to 81% Off at Totally Kickin' Fitness

Manchester

$374 $79

Women learn saucy dance steps, body-sculpting calisthenics, or stamina-building kickboxing moves at female-focused fitness studio

Up to 64% Off at Dragon Karate

Manchester

$60 $29

Kids, teens, and adults are introduced to the sport of karate during classes led by Sensei Cheryl

Up to 67% Off Personal Training at Anytime Fitness Manchester

Manchester, CT

$100 $39

Work one-on-one with a personal trainer to meet fitness goals; customized workouts designed to maximize results

Up to 82% Off Injury-Prevention Training

Manchester

$180 $35

Individualized training reduces the risk of injury by addressing a client's flexibility, stability, strength, endurance, and power

Up to 65% Off Martial Arts Classes with Uniform

Manchester

$99 $35

Black belt masters lead students of all ages through self-defense techniques of tae kwon do, hapkido, and cardio-kickboxing

Half Off an Indoor Rock-Climbing Package for Two

Manchester

$118.50 $59.25

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Climbers learn the basics during an instruction course before taking on walls aided by a suite of rented gear

Up to 75% Off Thai Kickboxing or Jiu-Jitsu Classes 

Manchester

$100 $25

Self-defense-focused jiu-jitsu classes or muay thai kickboxing classes for kids or adults

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From their waterfront post on Southold Bay, the seasoned mariners of Eagle's Neck Paddling Company rent kayaks to facilitate adventures through the estuaries and arteries of Long Island's North Fork. Daily kayak tours depart in the morning and evening, whereas lessons with certified instructors equip explorers with the skills to serenely navigate waters populated by herons, egrets, turtles, and former CEOs who have decided to live off the grid.

62300 Route 25
Southold,
NY
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The Connecticut River spans 410 miles from the border of Canada to Long Island Sound. Inside the Connecticut River Museum, visitors can span that space through exhibits that tell the stories of the river and the people who have lived along it. Aerial photographs and a large mural depict the evolution of the river communities through time, and the “On the Great River” exhibit showcases the early history of the river through artifacts and works of art. A reproduction of David Bushnell’s “Turtle” allows visitors to get up close to the submarine, turn the propeller, and pump the ballast intake. A huge mural, cannonballs, and ship fragments recall the night in April, 1814 when British forces traveled upriver and burned the privateer fleet in Essex. The river played a key role in the development of towns and cities in New England, providing everything as transportation routes to waterpower.

Along with long term and special exhibits, the Museum offers educational programs for adults and children as well as seasonal boat cruises up the River. Cruises travel along the lower river valley, labeled one of America’s last great places by the Nature Conservancy.

67 Main St
Essex,
CT
US

Shoreline Fitness's certified trainers hold tight to their philosophy of leading a life in balance. They lead patrons toward this goal by targeting their core tenets of health and fitness—stability, movement, strength, and nourishment. Both of Shoreline Fitness's clubs welcome guests to their more than 15,000-square-foot training studios, which are packed with cardio machines and strength-training equipment to assist them on their journeys to overall fitness.

Throughout the week, instructors lead more than 150 fitness classes on the hardwood floors of their numerous training studios, and NASM-certified personal trainers meet with clients individually, drafting custom workout sessions to suit their specific fitness goals. As their parents burn calories, youngsters can burn excess energy in the onsite Kids Club. In the clean, secure playroom, a childcare staff leads wee ones in hands-on activities and enlightening discourse on the fleeting impermanence of reality.

210 Main St
Old Saybrook,
CT
US

The US Coast Guard–licensed captains with Peconic Water Sports tow customers through the water using all of the 400 horses inside their Malibu Wakeboats' Indmar engines. Before launching from the dock in Greenport Harbor, they wield their coaching experience to train each participant in the techniques necessary to ride their selection of Liquid Force wakeboards, Connelly Marine water skis, tubes, and kneeboards. These captain-coach hybrids emphasize safety as much as technique, and each is annually certified in CPR and First Aid. Captains also conduct seasonal fishing charters through the bay or open sea, as well as sightseeing cruises along Eastern Long Island.

102 Main St.
Greenport,
NY
US

On board the yacht Mystique, the crew of Lady Katharine Cruises organizes themed brunch, lunch, and dinner cruises that give occasions a nautical boost. Summer lobster bakes move aside for fall foliage cruises along the Connecticut River, and entertainment cruises are held throughout the year with themes including jazz, Big Band, oldies, and salsa. In addition to public voyages, the vessel can be chartered for weddings and private cocktail parties.

26 Channelside Drive
Old Saybrook,
CT
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266 E Main St
Clinton,
CT
US