- TripBuzz found 235 things to do with kids in or near Westerly, Rhode Island, including 213 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Groton, Narragansett, Montauk and Mystic.
- From Napatree Point to Flying Horse Carousel, the Westerly area offers 111 different types of family activities, including: Beaches, Theaters, Parks and Amusement Parks (All Ages).
- Sitting on the Pawcatuck River, Westerly is a popular venue for fishermen. And offering an array of water sports, the community is further equipped with a freshwater lake and several ponds. Further, each year Westerly plays hosts to a number of festivals and special events including an art festival, duck race, theater festival and Columbus Day parade.
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.
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.
On your next trip to Misquamicut State Beach, take a break from the sand and surf and visit Water Wizz for some high speed water park fun. The Wizz features two 35-feet high waterslides and a 50-foot high super speed slide.
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.
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Misquamicut State Beach is a public clear water beach very popular among local residents and visitors alike. Visitors to the beach commonly enjoy activities like jogging, swimming, having picnics, or fishing in the ocean.
Alley Katz Bowling Center is a bowling alley with advanced lighting, musical equipment and fog machines and an attached restaurant and bar. There is also a game room with barroom arcade staples like Big Buck Hunter and Golden Tee.