- Our list of the best things to do in Stonington, Connecticut, features the top 262 nearby activities — including 115 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Stonington, 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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The Denison Homestead Museum offers visitors the chance to learn about the history of the area on a 300-year-old family farm. The location hosts special events, a farm market, and offers genealogy resources.
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.