- TripBuzz found 224 things to do with kids in or near Stonington, Connecticut, including 216 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Montauk, Groton, Westerly and Narragansett.
- From Stonington Village Playground to Palmer House, the Stonington area offers 115 different types of family activities, including: History Museums, Lighthouses, Playgrounds and Arts & Crafts Classes.
- Stonington is a waterfront city in Connecticut's southeastern region. The charming city features historical homes, a cobblestone lighthouse and quiet living. Visitors enjoy water recreation and the many historic buildings located throughout the area. The area is also noted for being used in many blockbuster films such as Hope Springs and Mystic Pizza.
From boarding to storage, Masons Island Marina offers visitors a range of services for their boats. From the marina, visitors have access to Mystic Harbor and can explore the nearby islands, such as Andrews Island and Sixpenny Island.
Built in 1876 and on the National Register of Historic Landmarks, Flying Horse Carousel, has been delighting children for decades. The carousel, whose name was derived from the unique suspension design, is available to ride during non-winter months.
Featuring an antique carousel, Watch Hill Carousel & Beach offers visitors scenic views of the Atlantic Ocean. The beach is within walking distance of the downtown, which has shops and a lighthouse for visitors to see.
The southern most point in Rhode Island, Napatree Point, is a 1.5 mile stretch of sand that now serves as a public beach and nature preserve. Visitors to the point enjoy strolling its length to see ospreys and the federally endangered piping plover.
Watch Hill Light is a lighthouse which was originally constructed by order of President Thomas Jefferson. The lighthouse is 45 feet tall, and was automated in 1986. A small museum can be found on the lighthouse grounds.
Built in1808, Watch Hill Lighthouse, sits atop a bluff near the entrance to Fishers Island Sound in southern Rhode Island. The site, while the building is closed to the public, features breathtaking ocean views and a glimpse at the incredible ocean-front homes.
Cruising the waters around Mystic, Connecticut, Argia Cruises offers four-hour daytime and sunset cruises aboard an 81-foot sailing vessel. The daily tours accommodate up to 48 passengers. Argia Cruises also accepts charter bookings with advance notice.
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As a ghost tour, Seaside Shadows takes visitors on a walking trip through cemeteries and the downtown area while narrating the history of famous individuals from the town. The tour guide gives tips for taking psychic pictures with cameras.