- The list below includes 253 free or cheap things to do in or near Niantic, Connecticut, including 114 different types of inexpensive activities like Fishing, Marinas, Children's Museums and Beaches.
- From Niantic Bay Boardwalk to D'elia Antique Tool Museum, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Niantic and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Groton, Montauk, Mystic and New London.
The D'elia Antique Tool Museum specializes in highlighting historical tools dating back as early as the 18th century. The museum, over 1,000 square feet, features a large collection of rare woodworking planes among others.
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Smith Cove, 113 Oswegatchie Hills Road, Niantic, CT 06357 MoreLess Info
Three Belles Marina is a full service boat marina on the Smith Cove. The marina offers access to a variety of fishing and boating grounds and features a fish cleaning station and picnic and grilling areas.
Bibliophiles adore The Book Barn in Niantic, Connecticut. The company has three locations in coastal Connecticut and stocks almost one million books between them. Visitors should plan to spend at least several hours here.
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409 Main Street, Niantic, CT 6357 MoreLess Info
Kids love to explore the Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut. Located in Niantic, the museum welcomes families and groups of all sizes. Large groups receive discounted admission, but reservations are required.
At Black Hawk Fishing Boat, visitors can take a cruise out to the ocean to fish for sea bass and porgy. The crew is quick to help with getting visitors rigged, working out tangles, and providing other assistance.
Lead by a fishing captain with over 30 years of experience, Black Hawk Open Fishing Boat offers guests the opportunity to take guided fishing trips. In addition to fishing, other tour services include fireworks, sunset, and nature cruises.
With inshore and offshore trips to choose from, Osprey Sport Fishing Charters offers a fishing experience in a 38 foot pontoon boat. During the trip, visitors have the opportunity to catch a trophy fish, like Striped Bass and shark.