- TripBuzz found 235 things to do with kids in or near Westerly, Rhode Island, including 213 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Groton, Narragansett, Montauk and Mystic.
- From Napatree Point to Flying Horse Carousel, the Westerly area offers 111 different types of family activities, including: Beaches, Theaters, Parks and Amusement Parks (All Ages).
- Sitting on the Pawcatuck River, Westerly is a popular venue for fishermen. And offering an array of water sports, the community is further equipped with a freshwater lake and several ponds. Further, each year Westerly plays hosts to a number of festivals and special events including an art festival, duck race, theater festival and Columbus Day parade.
An oceanfront entertainment center, Bayview Fun Park features an 18-hole miniature golf course, slick track go-karts, bumper boats and bungee jumping. The park also provides baseball and softball batting cages as well as access to the beach.
The seasonal Atlantic Beach Park provides multiple amusement opportunities like carnival rides and a traditional boardwalk arcade. There are also three on-site snack bars, and live entertainment is hosted during the summer season.
Located in a Greek Revival Church that was organized in 1843, the Granite Theatre has been renovated and restored to its original splendor. Visitors can choose from a full season of lively and entertaining productions by a talented cast of players.
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.
Founded in 1843, Granite Theatre Corporation the is a non-profit organization that has the goal of producing high quality live performances. The facility holds auditions for aspiring actors and actresses.
The Westerly Town Forest is a wooded area that is very popular among visiting hikers and outdoor enthusiasts. Numerous hiking trails are available for visitors to enjoy the scenery and wildlife along the paths during their hike.