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Explore Getaway Machimoodus

Located in Moodus, CT, Getaway Machimoodus is nestled in a bustling town with plenty of spots to explore. Here are a few of the spots we’d recommend you check out while you’re on your Getaway.

Walks in the Woods

Machimoodus State Park Trail
Distance: 2.0 miles
Difficulty: moderate
Dogs allowed

This 2 mile loop trail in Machimoodus State Park is the perfect spot for a beautiful walk along Salmon River.

Bear Hill Loop
Distance: 5.5 mi
Difficulty: moderate
Dogs allowed

This beautiful loop trail gets you right into the dense forest that’s native to this region, and features groves of mount laurel, Connecticut’s state flower.

Salmon River Trail Loop from Comstock Bridge
Distance: 6.5 mi
Difficulty: moderate
Dogs allowed

This loop trail features beautiful views of Salmon River with many spots perfect for an afternoon picnic, and it features one of the last remaining covered bridges in Connecticut.

Sustenance and Snacks

Discover an oasis of locally sourced delights in historic East Haddam, just a 5-minute drive from Getaway Machimoodus. The coffee house and art gallery offers breakfast all day Saturday-Thursday and until 5 p.m. on Fridays. Indulge in house-made baked goods amidst the vibrant ambiance.

Tavern on the Hill
~4 minutes from Outpost
For classic bbq dishes, Tavern on the Hill is the perfect spot to enjoy a hearty meal and meet some locals.

Hometown Market
~4 minutes from Outpost
To stock up on all the ingredients you might need for your favorite campfire recipes, Hometown Market has got you covered.

Anderson’s Sugarhouse
~7 mins from Outpost
For some sweet treats to enjoy after your campfire dinner, head to Anderson’s Sugarhouse.

Things to Do Around the Outpost

Château Le Gari
~17 minutes from Outpost
This winery uses both Old World and Modern wine making methods to craft amazing local wines for you to try.

East Haddam Dog Park
~8 minutes from Outpost
To allow your pup to reconnect to nature, an afternoon spent at East Haddam Dog Park—off the leash—will allow them to run free.

Then Again Antiques
~6 minutes from Outpost
To find a souvenir to bring a bit of Moodus, CT home with you, make a stop at Then Again Antiques to find some new treasures.

Ray of Light Farm
~14 minutes from outpost
Visit Ray of Light Farm and their animals for free. Check the website for programs or just show up and walk around the property. They are an animal rescue and sanctuary that is open 10-4 Thursday through Monday. While you’re there, check out the Save-A-Buck Tack Shop for gifts, gear or candy.  

Boho Farm
~14 minutes from Outpost
This small farm has a little shop where they sell locally made goods, local honey, jams, coffee, teas, home decor and (seasonal) flowers from their garden and more. In November and December their shop and garden is turned into a Christmas wonderland. They make goat milk soaps, soy candles and room sprays that they also sell in the shop. There are also farm animals to visit.

Ready to escape the city and head into nature? Book your Getaway today.