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Sunrise Resort: Connecticut, New England

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Background about Sunrise Resort:

reportedly, summer 2008 was the last season for Sunrise Resort, and land is to be transferred to the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection -- read more at the Sunrise Resort site


Sunrise Resort is located in Moodus Connecticut along the Salmon River, about two hours drive Boston or from New York City (longer, with traffic.)

Sunrise Resort spreads over 460 acres, and has 150 rooms from cabins to hotel-type lodging; waterfront rooms have a view of the Salmon River.

What's special about Sunrise for families:

All-inclusive pricing includes three meals daily; lodging; activities and entertainment. Day visitors are welcome.*

Activities include:
-boating tours, kayaks, canoes, peddle boats on a gentle river
-daily activities for different age groups. Aerobics, tennis lessons, dance lessons, lollipop hunts for kids. Each day has a main activity such as a scavenger hunt for kids, or ballgame for grownups
-tennis, softball, volleyball, horseshoes, basketball, bocci
-minigolf, climbing wall
-kids fun room open at night
-adjacent Nature Preserve has hiking trails
-evening entertainment might be live music

Kids' programs:

Child Counseller for supervised play for little kids, organized activities for older kids, teen program.

Keep in mind about Sunrise Resort:

  • Sunrise is open from Memorial Day until Labor Day
  • prices start as low as $105/night per person*. Look for discounts such as Fifth Night Free. Kids get age-based discounts.

    Find out more about Sunrise Resort :

    • See the Sunrise Resort site
    • check recent visitors' comments at a site like TripAdvisor.com

    This brief profile is meant to introduce this resort to family vacationers; please note that the writer has not visited in person.

    *Always check resort sites for updates.

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