- The list below includes 241 free or cheap things to do in or near Groton, Connecticut, including 112 different types of inexpensive activities like Beaches, Dog Park, National & State Parks and Historic Sites.
- From Bluff Point State Park to Eastern Point Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Groton and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Montauk, Westerly, Mystic and Charlestown.
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Paint Nite 152 Simsbury Road, Avon, CT MoreLess Info
Paint Nite invites guests to break away from a typical night out with the perfect cocktail of creativity and conversation.
96% 161 votes
Depot Road, Groton, CT MoreLess Info
Nestled in Groton, Connecticut, Bluff Point State Park is a free wilderness area renowned for its shellfish population. Visitors may catch fish and shellfish, but must first purchase a Groton Township fishing permit. Parking is free.
83% 48 votes
Beach Pond Road, Groton, CT MoreLess Info
The Eastern Point Beach features concession stands, picnic tables, showers, and playgrounds. The beach's shallow water depths make it a suitable location for swimming and visitors can also view three lighthouses from the site.
100% 3 votes
Long Hill Rd near route 117, Groton, CT 06340 MoreLess Info
The Tricentennial Legacy Playground is a local playground offering numerous amenities and facilities for guests to enjoy. A large play structure, a walking trail around the outside of the park, and accessible bathrooms are among the amenities available.
100% 1 votes
Haley Farm Ln, Groton, CT 6340 MoreLess Info
Haley Farm State Park is a recreational park in Groton perfect for biking or walking. The 0.8 mile bike trail is scenic and wheelchair accessible, and the bike trail also part of the bikeway from Mystic to Groton.
83% 6 votes
Groton, CT MoreLess Info
As a dog friendly beach, Esker Point Beach has a man-made beach with a sand volleyball court, picnic area, and swimming spots. Visitors can watch boats pass by and sunbathe by the shoreline.
44% 9 votes
821 Gold Star Highway, Groton, CT 6340 MoreLess Info
Offering two park areas, Central Bark Dog Park has fenced areas for both larger and smaller dogs to play and interact. The park has both sunny and shaded areas, picnic tables and a double gate to keep dogs inside.
- 0 votes
694 Meridian Street Extension, Groton, CT 6340 MoreLess Info
Consisting of a large, multipurpose field, Poquonnock Plains Park is the site of recreational activities like flag football and soccer. The playground has a multiple seat teeter totter and a swing set.
93% 58 votes
Groton, CT MoreLess Info
Groton's Avery Point Light is a beautiful lighthouse with manicured grounds. The property is freely accessible to the public, but no one may enter the lighthouse itself. This is a popular picnic spot.
90% 72 votes
57 Fort St, Groton, CT MoreLess Info
The Revolutionary War comes alive at Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park in Groton, Connecticut. The park contains the fort and the refurbished Ebenezer Avery House, where wounded colonial soldiers received medical treatment.