This 1-Hour Drive Is the Best Way to See Connecticut’s Stunning Coast

When it comes to seeing the best beaches in Connecticut in just one road trip, Route 1 reigns supreme. Sure, many choose to drive I-95 now, and admittedly, that route is much faster. But if you want to enjoy your drive and feel the sun on your skin and the beach breeze in your hair, it doesn’t get any better than a drive down Route 1 in Connecticut.

You can find the itinerary for the trip on Google Maps.

Have you ever taken Route 1 along Connecticut’s coast? It’s one of our favorite drives in the state. Share your experiences in the comments!

Address: Lynde Point, Old Saybrook, CT 06475, USA
Address: Clinton Town Beach, 96 Waterside Ln, Clinton, CT 06413, USA
Address: Hammonasset Beach, Madison, CT 06443, USA
Address: Stony Creek Beach, Branford, CT 06405, USA
Address: East Haven Town Beach, 80-4 Cosey Beach Ave, East Haven, CT 06512, USA