- 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.
Featuring Connecticut's historical covered bridges, Salmon River State Forest consists of a large river and its surrounding forest. Visitors are allowed to hunt and fish in the park. There is also a designated picnic area that has grills.
The Gingerella Sports Complex has a number of soccer fields that are used regularly by youth sports leagues. The complex also has a skateboard park, playgrounds for small and older children, and covered picnic tables.
Located in a Greek Revival Church that was organized in 1843, the Granite Theatre has been renovated and restored to its original splendor. Visitors can choose from a full season of lively and entertaining productions by a talented cast of players.
A 300-acre park, Machimoodus State Park features a variety of landscapes, including woods, meadows, uplands, and waterfront areas. Visitors can bird watch, hike the extensive trails, or simply relax and take in nature.
Spanning 300 acres, Machimoodus State Park is composed of woodlands, rivers, cove waterfronts, and scenic hiking trails. Picnic areas and pit toilets are available, and birdwatching, fishing, and horseback riding are permitted.
Originally constructed as a vaudeville theatre and movie house, the United Theatre today is a music venue that hosts performers ranging from jazz musicians to classical ensembles. The theatre also features regularly scheduled and curated film series.
Located on the grounds of the Drossos Motel, the Drossos Miniature Golf Course is also known as the Tick Tock Miniature Golf Course. In addition to an 18-hole family-friendly course, there is a game room and snack bar with ice cream.
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An environmental learning center, Meigs Point Nature Center hosts programs and displays for all ages. Visitors can see a variety of native animals who are cared for by the center's staff.