- Our list of the best things to do in Waterford, Connecticut, features the top 302 nearby activities — including 134 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Waterford, 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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Waterford, Connecticut's Harkness Memorial State Park offers many appealing features, including picnic grounds and large gardens. Its main attraction is the whitewashed Harkness mansion, which is now open for tours.
Views of the tidal marshes and the Long Island Sound are a main draw of the Waterford Beach Park. Rather than a sculpted beach, this park offers an unmodified natural beach setting with one of the best examples of an intact dune system.
Hosted on an 85-foot long aluminum fishing vessel, Mijoy 747 Deep Sea Fishing is a business offering fishing trips to those who visit. Guests on the fishing vessel commonly enjoy deep sea fishing, sightseeing, and relaxing on the water.
As a family operated business, Dot-E-Dee Sportfishing Charters takes visitors on deep sea fishing trips on a 36' Harris Sport boat. Visitors have the opportunity to catch shark, striper, porgies, and tuna.
Located in Waterford, Connecticut, the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center is a Tony award-winning performing arts complex. Founded in 1964, the center not only trains future performers, it has featured plays that have received national recognition.