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Thimble Islands

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Address: Branford, CT
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Beautiful Time Kayaking

I had a wonderful time kayaking around the thimble islands seeing the wonderful shore birds and relaxing. I fond a rock and jumped into the water and it was wonderful! My friend... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tl D
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414 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a wonderful time kayaking around the thimble islands seeing the wonderful shore birds and relaxing. I fond a rock and jumped into the water and it was wonderful! My friend said I am so brave. I found it fun and exciting! The scenery is beautiful. It is an idyllic place.

Thank Tl D
Guilford, Connecticut
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104 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I have gone on this boat trip with my family and friends at least two dozen times. Every single time someone comes into town if the weather is good and take him out on this boat. It is such a wonderful way to relax and just enjoy our native scenery. I would recommend it to anybody.

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Branford, Connecticut
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Took our 6 year old grandson on the boat tour it made everything more interesting Lots of questions & a different perspective

Thank TravelerCT66
New Britain, Connecticut
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157 reviews
103 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is a well hidden treasure in Branford, the Timble Islands! Great for a day out on the water with the family!

Thank TheVoiceofCT
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

When my cousins were visiting (because you never get to this stuff when you live here), we did the scenic tour of the Thimble Islands. It's beautiful, unique, historic, fun and one of the best things to do for a few hours on a nice day.

Thank kskinct
Block Island
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32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

You are transported to another world away from the hustle and bustle. Best to go by sailboat and anchor overnight.

Thank Arlene T
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3 reviews
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Loved our stay along the coast. Very picturesque. Sunsets were beautiful. Good food, lobster rolls, and a near by art museum make for a wonderful long weekend.

Thank Amber K
Branford, Connecticut
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Have taken this tour 4 times with various friends and family members. Well worth the time and expense. You get a good overview of the islands and learn some history.

Thank David G
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134 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We took a boat tour of these islands and it was just a wonderful way to spend an hour on a sunny Sunday morning. It is also a home tour in the sense that you get to see some really nice houses from very nearby.

Thank alison n
Wallingford, Connecticut
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205 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

what a beautiful area, there was a lot of boats with people fishing and swimming all sorts of watercraft.

Thank Arnie S

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