These Old Photos From Connecticut’s Abandoned Resort Are Truly Chilling

There’s something eerie about abandoned places. Let’s take a look back in time at the remains of Sunrise Resort, a once-thriving vacation area in East Haddam, Connecticut. The photos, taken in 2011, show a vivid scene of bittersweet nostalgia. The state of Connecticut demolished these decrepit buildings in 2013, but the photos bring back a whirlwind of memories. Check it out:

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Today, the area is known as Sunrise State Park. Though you won’t find any old buildings, you can still meander through 146 acres of peaceful nature. To learn more, visit their website here.

Did you ever spend a summer at Sunrise Resort? If so, we want to hear all about it! Share your memories with us in the comments below. And if you’re looking for an exciting adventure you can take today, embark on this thrilling road trip to 5 abandoned places in Connecticut.

Address: 121 Leesville Rd, Moodus, CT 06469, USA