- Our list of the best things to do in New London, Connecticut, features the top 306 nearby activities — including 140 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- New London, CT has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 20 things to do within the city of New London, CT , followed by 286 popular activities in nearby cities, including Westerly, Groton, Montauk, Mystic, Greenport, Charlestown, Waterford, Clinton, East Haddam, Norwich, Old Saybrook, Niantic, Mashantucket, Old Lyme, Stonington, Essex, Westbrook, East Hampton, Uncasville, Madison, Watch Hill, Colchester, East Lyme, Misquamicut and Ivoryton
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La Luna Ristorante Italiano 34 Governor Winthrop Boulevard, New London, CT MoreLess Info
Skillful chefs serve a unique blend of authentic Tuscan cuisine with culinary innovations, in an upscale yet comfortable setting
100% 116 votes
36R Bank Street, New London, CT 06320 MoreLess Info
See New London via Segway with Wheeling City Tours. The tour guide leads the way through Downtown New London, Fort Trumbull, and to the shore while guests follow on individual Segway's.
94% 100 votes
35 Water Street, New London, CT 6320 MoreLess Info
Embark on a voyage of scenic discovery with Mystic Whaler Cruises in New London, Connecticut. The Mystic Whaler is a large, comfortable vessel perfect for spending the day on the water in the company of family, friends and an affable crew.
100% 36 votes
325 State Street, New London, CT 06320 MoreLess Info
New London's Garde Arts Center is a non-profit arts venue that presents professional productions of plays, musicals, operas and other works. The main theater is adorned with exotic carvings and Moroccan textiles.
90% 41 votes
270 Mohegan Ave, New London, CT 06320 MoreLess Info
Designed with tree lined streets and well manicured gardens, Connecticut College is a great place to explore the outdoors. Its rich architecture, fine arts and sports programs are also reasons to visit this New London campus.
90% 102 votes
90 Walbach St., New London, CT 06320 MoreLess Info
Located in New London, Connecticut, Fort Trumbull State Park is a coveted fishing destination among serious game anglers. The park sits on the banks of Long Island Sound and offers bathroom facilities, a lighted pier, a visitors' center and gorgeous waterfront views.
81% 21 votes
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Appearing to rise directly from the Thames River floor, the New London Ledge Light is an unusual lighthouse still in active use. It sits at the entrance to the New London Harbor and is visible from the shore.
89% 88 votes
2 Ferry Street, New London, CT 06320 MoreLess Info
The Block Island Express Ferry offers a scenic ride to the island, providing photo opportunities. After the 1.5 hour trip, travelers can go shopping and dining or enjoy the island's entertainment, education, and photography offerings.
68% 276 votes
New London, CT MoreLess Info
When the weather is warm, everyone loves to spend time at Ocean Beach Park in New London, Connecticut. This water-themed amusement park offers a clean, 'sugar sand' beach, an Olympic-sized pool, waterslides, a secure locker facility, a mini-golf course and an extensive boardwalk.
100% 3 votes
16 Bank Street, New London, CT 06320 MoreLess Info
At Oasis Pub, visitors can see touring musicians and other live musical acts while enjoying a beer. The bar offers a selection of microbrewery and regional craft beers to choose from.
89% 28 votes
625 Williams Street, New London, CT 6320 MoreLess Info
The collection at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New Britain, Connecticut is one of the largest and diverse in the state. It includes art representative of all American periods, plus art from Europe, Asia and Africa.