Jess&JoJo

Are Getting Married!

Travel

Travel

We're so grateful you're willing to travel to celebrate our wedding with us! Please let us know how we can make getting to our venue easier for you!

Smith Farm Gardens Address: 60 Smith Rd, East Haddam, CT 06423

Parking is available on site!

Accommodations

Boardman House

8 Norwich Rd, East Haddam, CT 06423

Charming Connecticut bed and breakfast offering elegant lodging in a quaint village, located about 7 minutes away from our venue.

Courtyard by Marriott (Cromwell)

4 Sebethe Dr, Cromwell, CT 06416

Located about 33 minutes away from the venue, Courtyard by Marriott offers comfortable and cost-effective lodging.

Things To Do

Food

Food & Drink

Brushmill by the Waterfall

129 West Main St., Chester, CT 06412

The Brushmill By The Waterfall is a restaurant and tavern overlooking a romantic waterfall located in picturesque Chester, Connecticut.

Gelston House

8 Main St, East Haddam, CT 06423

Gelston House offers American fine dining overlooking the Connecticut River right in East Haddam.

Shopping

Shopping

Historic Essex Village

Essex Village, Essex, CT 06426

Surrounded on three sides by water, historic Essex Village in Essex, CT was named the “Perfect Small American Town” in 1,000 Places to See Before You Die. This quiet spot offers historic restaurants, stores, tap rooms, and even a small local museum.

Westbrook Outlets

314 Flat Rock Place, Westbrook, CT 06498

Located half mile from the Connecticut shoreline, Westbrook Outlets features more than 50 brand name outlet stores including; Williams Sonoma Outlet, Old Navy Outlet, and J. Crew. If you need anything last minute for the wedding, Westbrook Outlets is your best bet!

Outdoor

Outdoor & Nature

Hiking at Devil's Hopyard State Park

366 Hopyard Rd, East Haddam, CT 06423

Don't let the name put you off! You'll find open views, covered bridges and waterfalls here at this classic New England state park.

Visiting Gillette Castle Park

67 River Rd, East Haddam, CT 06423

The interior of the castle is currently closed, however the grounds have a beautiful overlook of the Connecticut river!

Visiting the Florence Griswold Musuem

96 Lyme St, Old Lyme, CT 06371

Situated along the picturesque Lieutenant River in Old Lyme, Connecticut, the Florence Griswold Museum embodies the artistic spirit of its legacy as the home of the Lyme Art Colony. From the impressive Georgian architecture of the home of namesake Florence Griswold, to the light-filled and modern spaces of the Krieble Gallery, to the rolling landscape of their 12-acre site, the Florence Griswold is a truly special place that is privileged to serve as the home of American Impressionism.