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bennetj wrote a review Oct 2019
Windsor, Connecticut66 contributions19 helpful votes
Not much to see - however the view of the Sound is decent and the grounds of the college are nice. At the time we visited, the area was a fly-way for Monarch butterflies making their annual migration.
Date of experience: October 2019
Peter F wrote a review Oct 2019
Groton, Connecticut168 contributions33 helpful votes
This is a beautiful place. Worth a nice 3 hour afternoon visit looking out at the Thames River and Long Island Sound!
Date of experience: November 2018
Christie-Lynn B wrote a review Aug 2019
Beautiful spot for a walk and/or picnic Loved walking around Avery point and seeing all the beautiful buildings.
Date of experience: August 2019
Vicki Sugar Hill GA wrote a review Aug 2019
Sugar Hill, Georgia211 contributions100 helpful votes
Went out to Avery Point, located on the UConn Campus to watch the sunset on a beautiful evening. We use to come out here when we lived here 33 years ago. On the weekends parking was free and not crowded at all. We walked around the paths looking at all the art work displayed and sat out on the rocks overlooking the sound watching the ships and ferry's go by until the sunset. We walked down to the lighthouse but you are not allowed to go inside. If you're looking for a relaxing evening that costs nothing, then this is the place to experience it all with the family or someone special.…
Date of experience: July 2019
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Cheap and Picky wrote a review May 2019
California65 contributions18 helpful votes
A must-see! We were lucky that we saw this on a gorgeous sunny day. The lighthouse really stands out against the deep blue water of the Atlantic. Since the lighthouse is on the Marine sciences campus of UConn, you can also walk around the campus and visit places like the art gallery at the Bradford House, a beautiful Manor. Definitely recommend for the views! …
Date of experience: May 2019