- TripBuzz found 248 things to do with kids in or near Groton, Connecticut, including 226 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Westerly, Montauk, Mystic and Charlestown.
- From Eastern Point Beach to Tricentennial Legacy Playground, the Groton area offers 116 different types of family activities, including: Fishing, Beaches, Dog Park and National & State Parks.
- Known for its beautiful shores on Long Island Sound, the city of Groton is framed by the Thames River and the Mystic River. Visitors and residents both enjoy visiting the cities many parks, as they offer impressive views of the water. Featuring a US Navy Submarine Museum, the city is home to the famous USS Nautilus.
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.
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.
Ordinary people can be 'soldiers' for a day, participating in paintball battles at Fields of Fire - Mystic. Players of all levels can choose scenarios from rugged woodlands to open spaces, with knowledgeable staff ensuring a safe, fun experience.
A movie theater multiplex with luxury amenities, the Regal theater in Waterford shows primarily newly released Hollywood films in digital video and sound. The theater features reclining leather seats with swivel tables, and serves a variety of refreshments.
Founded in 2008, the Emerson Theater Collaborative is an acting group that provides theatrical productions and education to the local community. Summer acting camps and locally produced plays are a few of the services the group provides.
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.