- Our list of the best things to do in Niantic, Connecticut, features the top 320 nearby activities — including 143 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Niantic, CT has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, and Entertainment & Shows.
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Stratford's Short Beach is a municipal beach noted for three species of wildlife: horseshoe crabs, piping plover and nesting terns. The plovers and terns are especially important to conservationists because they nest on the ground and require safe locations to do so.
With Photography on Foot, visitors can take a private photography lesson while visiting the sites and landmarks of the region. From mansions to landscapes, visitors have the opportunity to take pictures of scenic surroundings.
Located one the shore of the Connecticut River, the Kings Island Boat Launch offers a scenic spot to embark on a river trip. The boat launch features basic amenities like rest room facilities, and has a nearby hiking trail.
Skater City is an indoor amusement facility that features a variety of entertainments. Attractions include roller skating, toxic laser tag, miniature golf, and an extensive video game arcade. The facility hosts birthday parties and special events.
Nantucket is a 50 square mile island off the coast of Massachusetts with an array of great lighthouses, sandy beaches, and blue water harbors. Whaling captain's mansions, small cottages on the shore, and quaint boutique stores are only a few of the attractions that bring tourists to this quiet island.
With cows, geese, sheep and Tennessee Fainting Goats, the Simmons Farm Petting Zoo has a wide variety of traditional farm animals available for viewing and petting. Cones of grain to feed the animals are available at the farm's produce stand.
211 Airport Access Road, Middletown, RI 2842 MoreLess Info
See Middletown the way the birds do with an airborne tour courtesy of Bird's Eye View Helicopters. Enjoy a thrilling personal tour at the hands of an experienced captain and veteran tour guide. Tour size is extremely limited; reservations are required.