- TripBuzz found 259 things to do with kids in or near Niantic, Connecticut, including 249 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Montauk, Westerly, Groton and Mystic.
- From Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut to Black Hawk Fishing Boat, the Niantic area offers 115 different types of family activities, including: Fishing, Marinas, Children's Museums and Beaches.
- Located on Long Island Sound, the city of Niantic is a small beach town spanning just over three square miles. Popular with tourists, the riverfront area offers a prime location for swimming, fishing and boating, as well as a scenic local state park. Those looking to stay indoors can enjoy the towns casinos, boutique hotels and local eateries.
Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT MoreLess Info
The second-oldest wooden vessel in the United States, the Charles W. Morgan is a retired whaling ship that now resides at the Mystic Seaport Museum in Mystic, Connecticut. It is the oldest surviving whaling ship in the world.
With a schedule of unique shows and performances, Cornerstone Playhouse is a popular tourist destination. Their calendar includes musical comedies along with skits from the neo-vaudevillian genre. Focused upon community, the theater also regularly sponsors fund-raisers for non-profit groups.
The Connecticut Sun are a professional women's basketball team, and part of the WNBA. The team plays in the Mohegan Sun Arena, and participates in a number of community-related outreach programs in addition to playing a full basketball season.
Devoted to the study, appreciation and protection of marine life, the Mystic Aquarium features a bevy of exhibits and programs for all ages. It includes a children's touch tank, docent-guided tours and dozens of fascinating and beautiful marine species.
Mystic Village Cinema 3 is an independently owned movie theater multiplex that shows a combination of first run Hollywood movies and art house, independent, and classic films. The venue also hosts live entertainment.
Olde Mistick Village Art Cinemas is a combination of an independent cinema and a performing arts theater. Along with the showing of new independent films during the week, live theater and concerts are held during the performance season.
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103 Main St., Ivoryton, CT 6442 MoreLess Info
Ivoryton, Connecticut is home to the Ivoryton Playhouse, which presents musicals and straight theatrical productions. The Playhouse combines national-level production value with a warm, welcoming community atmosphere. Purchase tickets online or at the Playhouse box office.