- Our list of the best things to do in East Lyme, Connecticut, features the top 308 nearby activities — including 139 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- East Lyme, CT has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 3 things to do within the city of East Lyme, CT , followed by 305 popular activities in nearby cities, including Westerly, Groton, New London, Mystic, Greenport, Waterford, Clinton, East Haddam, Sag Harbor, Norwich, Old Saybrook, Niantic, Guilford, Mashantucket, Old Lyme, Stonington, Madison, Essex, Westbrook, East Hampton, Uncasville, Montauk, Watch Hill, Colchester, Misquamicut, Willimantic, Middletown and Ivoryton
The gorgeous Rocky Neck State Park in East Lyme, Connecticut offers many appealing features and amenities. It is a popular saltwater swimming destination and has camping facilities. Patrons may picnic at a number of designated spots throughout the park.
The D'elia Antique Tool Museum specializes in highlighting historical tools dating back as early as the 18th century. The museum, over 1,000 square feet, features a large collection of rare woodworking planes among others.
33% 3 votes
Smith Cove, 113 Oswegatchie Hills Road, Niantic, CT 06357 MoreLess Info
Three Belles Marina is a full service boat marina on the Smith Cove. The marina offers access to a variety of fishing and boating grounds and features a fish cleaning station and picnic and grilling areas.
Bibliophiles adore The Book Barn in Niantic, Connecticut. The company has three locations in coastal Connecticut and stocks almost one million books between them. Visitors should plan to spend at least several hours here.
With inshore and offshore trips to choose from, Osprey Sport Fishing Charters offers a fishing experience in a 38 foot pontoon boat. During the trip, visitors have the opportunity to catch a trophy fish, like Striped Bass and shark.
71% 48 votes
409 Main Street, Niantic, CT 6357 MoreLess Info
Kids love to explore the Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut. Located in Niantic, the museum welcomes families and groups of all sizes. Large groups receive discounted admission, but reservations are required.