- 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.
A miniature golf course that features an array of varied and distinctive holes, Breezy Acres Mini-Golf offers obstacles like windmills, lighthouses, and other classic structures. The course features discounts for kids and seniors.
Mystic Village Cinema 3 is an independently owned movie theater multiplex that shows a combination of first run Hollywood movies and art house, independent, and classic films. The venue also hosts live entertainment.
Olde Mistick Village Art Cinemas is a combination of an independent cinema and a performing arts theater. Along with the showing of new independent films during the week, live theater and concerts are held during the performance season.
Devoted to the study, appreciation and protection of marine life, the Mystic Aquarium features a bevy of exhibits and programs for all ages. It includes a children's touch tank, docent-guided tours and dozens of fascinating and beautiful marine species.
One of the most unique attractions in Mystic, Connecticut is B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill. It is a working steam-powered mill, and the oldest of its type in the United States. The mill is open from September through mid-December.
With a schedule of unique shows and performances, Cornerstone Playhouse is a popular tourist destination. Their calendar includes musical comedies along with skits from the neo-vaudevillian genre. Focused upon community, the theater also regularly sponsors fund-raisers for non-profit groups.
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The second-oldest wooden vessel in the United States, the Charles W. Morgan is a retired whaling ship that now resides at the Mystic Seaport Museum in Mystic, Connecticut. It is the oldest surviving whaling ship in the world.
The Freedom Schooner Amistad in Mystic, Connecticut is a wooden ship built in honor of the slave ship Amistad, which experienced a mutiny while transporting slaves between the United States and the Carribbean. The Freedom Schooner Amistad is dedicated to fostering goodwill and respect between all races.