Located in the Connecticut River Valley the restored 1854 home is furnished with antiques and numerous common rooms. Seven rooms, private baths, air conditioned, internet wireless access.Read More
Relax, step back in time and enjoy a stay amid an enchanting collection of New England country antiques. There is a wrap-around porch with high-back rockers, a nice place to rest and watch the world go by. In addition to eight comfortable guest rooms, Riverwind Inn has numerous common rooms affording space for mingling or privacy. Three of these rooms features fireplaces, including breathtaking twelve-foot stone cooking fireplace in the 18th century keeping room. With it's wonderfully appointed guest rooms, rambling common areas and informal country atmosphere, Riverwind Inn is more than just a place to stay, it is a destination. All rooms are beautifully decorated with antique furnishings and stenciling. All have private bath, a/c and ceiling fans. A full gourmet breakfast is included and served individually each morning. Afternoon snacks are provided, along with complimentary sherry. Wireless internet is provided. Each bedroom has its own appeal. The beds range from country pine and carved oak to iron and brass. The Smithfield Room has a red-white and blue American theme inspired by the quilt and stenciling. The most romantic choice is the Champagne & Roses, with a Japanese steeping tub (as well as shower), a private deck in the treetops and a gas fireplace for that romantic winter getaway. Nearby enjoy a riverboat cruise on the Connecticut River or come to this river town in summer for the unique annual Fife and Drum Festival; take a drive to nearby Essex for a ride into the countryside aboard the vintage cars of the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat Ride, or visit the Connecticut River Museum. Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam is host to fantastic musicals. Fall brings apples, pumpkins, and beautiful foliage. Great dining is available all year long in some of Connecticut's finest restaurants. Numerous antique stores jot the area.
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