- 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.
Penwood State Park offers cross-country skiing and hiking opportunities along its various trails, including a nature trail that was created by the Youth Conservation Corps. The site's facilities include bathrooms, picnic shelters, and picnic tables.
Built on the grounds of a former grand Newport's estate, Brenton Point State Park is a mid-size state park known for its scenic views of the east coast. Available activities include picnicking, hiking, and fishing.
Situated on 30 acres of land, Avon Valley Show Stables is home to horse riding exhibitions that can be seen year round. The facilities host riding lessons where visitors can schedule a private session with a horse trainer.
A small park area surrounded by trees, Signal Rock Park provides two baseball fields with bleachers as well as basketball courts. The park has small grassy fields, children's playground equipment and a small area used as a skate park.
More mansion than true cottage, Roseland Cottage is an elegant Gothic Revival-style home in Woodstock, Connecticut. It features a formal garden, Victorian furnishings, opulent textiles and a bevy of antique dining ware.
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Strawberry Fields, 741 Plainville Avenue, Farmington, CT 6032 MoreLess Info
Open to riders of all skill levels, KC Show Stables offers private lessons that teach the basics of both English and Western riding styles. Visitors can lease the farm, which comes with a free lesson and practice ride.
Windmill Cottage is a historic house and former windmill. It was home to George Washington Greene, a former American consul to Rome and historian. It was purchased for Greene by his friend, the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
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Battery Lane, Jamestown, RI 02835 MoreLess Info
A park spanning 22 acres, Conanicut Battery National Historical Park was once the site of fort from the Revolutionary War. The park offers views of the the west passage of Narragansett Bay and plaques explaining the history of certain areas.