- 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.
At XFINITY Theatre, visitors can see a wide variety of live entertainment, from touring comedians to nationally recognized musicians. The theater features both an indoor and outdoor seating area that can seat up to 30,000 people.
Hamden's West Rock Ridge State Park is free to visit. Its visitor center includes composting toilets. The park features several exclusive hiking trails, and multiple trails for mountain bikers and guests on horseback.
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30 Hood Ter, West Haven, CT 6516 MoreLess Info
West Haven Veterans Museum & Learning Center collects and preserves artifacts that reflect how soldiers lived and survived during conflict. The collection includes weaponry, uniforms, and equipment used to support the troops from the American Revolution to the present.
555 SPECIAL GROUPON DEAL: Up to 39% Off Admission to Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
77 Forest St., Hartford, CT 06105 MoreLess Info
Located in Hartford, the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center is devoted to eliminating racism following the inspirational example of novelist Harriet Beecher Stowe. Stowe's seminal novel, 'Uncle Tom's Cabin,' played an influential role in the abolition of American slavery. The Center seeks to continue this tradition.
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Southern Connecticut State University, 501 Crescent Street, New Haven, CT 06515 MoreLess Info
Affiliated with Southern Connecticut State University, the John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts hosts an array of nationally and internationally touring acts, as well as productions affiliated with the University.
Opened in 1964, Kennedy Memorial Park is named for former President John F. Kennedy. The park features facilities for basketball, softball, tennis and baseball as well as a playground, splash pad, picnic tables and a pool with a slide.
351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, CT 06105 MoreLess Info
Hartford's Mark Twain House is the birthplace of famed American author Mark Twain, otherwise known as Samuel Clemens. The restored house is now a museum furnished with many of the Clemens family's original belongings.
85 North Main Street, Southington, CT 6489 MoreLess Info
Professional tours of how 20th century millionaires lived are at the Barnes Museum. Come for a view of the historic home, collections, garden, or community events that are hosted.