|Types of Transportation Available to Campus:|
Bradley International Airport near Hartford, CT, and T.F. Green Airport in Providence, RI, are about 1 hour from campus. The Groton/New London commuter airport is only a 15-minute drive from campus. Van and limousine services and rental cars are available for the trip from the airports to campus. Amtrak trains and Greyhound buses operate to New London. Taxis are available at the stations for the 2-mile ride to campus.
|Driving Instructions to Campus:|
From New York and points west, take I-95 North to Exit 83. Turn left at the end of the ramp, then turn right at the light onto Rte. 32 North The college entrance is 1 mile ahead on the left. From Boston and the east, take I-95 South to Exit 84 North From there, take Rte. 32 North; the college entrance is 1 mile ahead on the left. From Hartford, take I-91 South to Rte. 2 South. Exit Rte. 2 at I-395 South; from I-395, take Exit 78 to Rte. 32 South. Proceed on Rte. 32 to the college entrance, which will be on the right.
|Local Accommodations: Near By:|
Radisson Hotel (35 Governor Winthrop Blvd., 860-443-7000)
Spring Hill Suites by Marriott (North Frontage Road, 860-439-0151)
Lighthouse Inn (6 Guthrie Pl., 860-443-8411)
|Local Accommodations: Far Away:|
You can have a seashore vacation while visiting Connecticut College. The Shore Inne (54 E. Shore Ave., Groton Long Point; 860-536-1180) is about 15 minutes from the campus. If you share a bath, it's very cheap. Guests have been coming here since the turn of the century to enjoy the wonderful views, beaches, tennis courts, and nearby fishing dock. The Old Mystic Inn (52 Main St., Old Mystic; 860-572-9422) was built in the 1800s when Mystic was a whaling, fishing, and shipbuilding town. The price, including breakfast, is in the moderate-to-expensive range. There is also a Mystic Hilton (20 Coogan Blvd.; 860-572-0731) right by Mystic Aquarium and Seaport. Rates are in the expensive range. The Inn at Mystic (860-536-9604) is a moderate to expensive choice, with lower rates in the winter and early spring, and an excellent restaurant.