- The list below includes 269 free or cheap things to do in or near Clinton, Connecticut, including 114 different types of inexpensive activities like Marinas, Hiking Trails, Children's Play Area and Art Gallery.
- From Peter's Memorial Woods to Indian River Marina, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Clinton and in nearby cities within 25 miles like New Haven, Hamden, New London and Middletown.
Peter's Memorial Woods is a heavily wooded hiking area for intermediate to experienced hikers. Visitors will find a main trail with six side trails branching off. The trails vary in difficulty - with some being steep, rocky, and relatively challenging.
The Indian River Marina offers kayak, canoe, and paddleboard rentals for tourists who get out onto the water and exercise. The business also hosts special events, including team-building exercises, family reunions, and birthday parties.
In addition to providing boat parts, rentals, and boating services, Connecticut Marine One LLC offers a clubhouse for recreational activities. Visitors can use the basketball court, pool table, kitchen, and picnic area of the clubhouse.
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A marina located at the convergence of three rivers, Indian River Marina & Kayak Rentals offers rentals and sales of kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, and canoes. The marina also offers off-season storage as well as transportation services.
Providing the necessary equipment like bait and tackle, The Flying Connie takes visitors out to Atlantic Ocean to fish for striped bass, sharks, and bottom fish. Visitors can sign up for a 3 hour, half day, or full day excursion.
Catering primarily to organized team sports, the Ethel Peters Recreational Complex is a city-run facility that has multiple baseball fields, as well as a full sized football field. The center also has lighted basketball courts and a skate park.
New and experienced home brewers and winemakers will find a treasure trove of equipment, supplies, and knowledgeable staff at Stomp N Crush. The store also hosts winemaking classes and meetings of the Maniacal Association of Shoreline Homebrewers.