- TripBuzz found 248 things to do with kids in or near Groton, Connecticut, including 226 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Westerly, Montauk, Mystic and Charlestown.
- From Eastern Point Beach to Tricentennial Legacy Playground, the Groton area offers 116 different types of family activities, including: Fishing, Beaches, Dog Park and National & State Parks.
- Known for its beautiful shores on Long Island Sound, the city of Groton is framed by the Thames River and the Mystic River. Visitors and residents both enjoy visiting the cities many parks, as they offer impressive views of the water. Featuring a US Navy Submarine Museum, the city is home to the famous USS Nautilus.
At the Newport Children's Theatre, guests can watch dramatic performances. The theatre company, which offers auditions for those who wish to get involved, also provides teen repertory and budding actor programs as well as Shakespeare and musical theatre summer camps.
Fisher Meadows is a local public park offering many facilities for its guests to use. Visitors to the park commonly enjoy walking through the scenic trails, spending time near the lake, or playing on one of the many sports fields.
Strewn with boulders, Pardon Gray Preserve offers visitors a marked trail for hiking and walking their dogs. There is a wooden board path that goes over a stream. The plant life consists of birch trees, mushrooms, and moss.
Established in 1975, 2nd Story Theatre, is a small regional playhouse catering to theater fans of all ages. Visitors to the 2nd Story can enjoy a bite to eat, and a drink from the bar downstairs before the show, plan your visit today.
A revolutionary war redoubt, Fort Batron features an observation tower on which visitors can view the surrounding landscape. Attractions also include three miles of nature trails, with trail guides available at the nearby town hall.
Dating as far back as the Revolutionary War, Fort Barton is a historic park site named after Colonel William Barton of Rhode Island. Visitors to Fort Barton hike through the local trails and recall the history of the Revolutionary War.
Located in a placid setting on north Aquidneck Island, the Brewers Sakonnet Marina offers a full range of boat-related services. The marina offers maintenance, repair, and storage for boats, as well as slips for boats in summer.