Niantic Vacation Rentals, Hotels, Weather, Map and Attractions (2022)

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Niantic is a village located in the town of East Lyme on the Long Island Sound in south-eastern Connecticut. In the 2000 census, the population was 3,085. The village is home to the Niantic Bay Yacht Club, which organizes sailboat races on Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoon. It's also a popular place for swimming, fishing and boating. Many people refer to the whole town of East Lyme as "Niantic," because this is the beach side of town that's very popular with tourists. The population of Niantic almost doubles during the summer season. Flanders is another village located within East Lyme, and it's known as the quiet side of town, filled with apple orchards and forest. The village of Niantic also includes the beach communities of Attawan Beach, Black Point, Crescent Beach, Giants Neck Beach, Giants Neck Heights, Oak Grove Beach, Old Black Point, Pine Grove, and Saunders Point. Aside from tourism, the main industry in town is fishing, so lots of great seafood restaurants can be found here. Other attractions include the Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut and Rocky Neck State Park, which offers swimming, fishing, camping and picnicking. Rocky Neck State Park is also known for its sandbar, where at low tide, visitors may walk out to it. The Niantic Bay Boardwalk is accessed from the town's Hole-in-the-Wall Beach and is a great place to walk and enjoy the views. There's also lots of great wooded hiking trails in Niantic, which are especially popular during spring and fall, when it's free of bugs and mosquitoes.

Surrounding areas: East Lyme, Connecticut (3.3 mi), New London, Connecticut (5.3 mi), Old Lyme, Connecticut (7.2 mi), Groton Long Point, Connecticut (9.6 mi), Old Saybrook, Connecticut (9.8 mi), Essex, Connecticut (10.4 mi), Noank, Connecticut (10.5 mi)


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Hotels & Motels
Best Western Hilltop Inn239 Flanders RdNiantic, CT(860) 739-3951
Days Inn265 Flanders RdNiantic, CT(860) 739-6921
Motel Six269 Flanders RdNiantic, CT(860) 739-6991
Niantic Inn345 Main StNiantic, CT(860) 739-5451
Sleep Inn & Suites5 King Arthur DrNiantic, CT(860) 739-1994
Coleman Lodge14 Colman StNew London, CT4.6 mi.(860) 443-1723
Red Roof Inn707 Colman StNew London, CT5.0 mi.(860) 444-0001
Springhill Suites By Marriott401 North Frontage RdWaterford, CT5.0 mi.(888) 287-9400
New London Lodgings380 Bayonet StNew London, CT5.2 mi.(860) 442-0631
Holiday InnI-95 Frontage RdNew London, CT5.3 mi.(860) 442-0631
Queen Anne Inn265 Williams StNew London, CT5.3 mi.(860) 497-2600
Radisson Hotel35 Governor Winthrop BlvdNew London, CT5.4 mi.(860) 443-7000
Thames Harbour Inn193 Thames StGroton, CT6.1 mi.(860) 445-8111
Best Western Olympic Inn360 Rt 12Groton, CT6.2 mi.(860) 445-8000
Econolodge Inn & Suites605 Goldstar HwyGroton, CT6.2 mi.(860) 445-1986
Super 8 Motel173 Rt 12Groton, CT6.2 mi.(860) 448-2818
Benham Motel107 Benham RdGroton, CT6.3 mi.(860) 449-5700
Knights Inn425 Bridge StGroton, CT6.7 mi.(860) 445-6550
Quality Inn404 Bridge StGroton, CT6.7 mi.(860) 445-8141
Howard Johnson Express Inn580 Poquonnock RdGroton, CT6.8 mi.(860) 445-0220
Bee & Thistle Inn100 Lyme StOld Lyme, CT6.9 mi.(860) 434-1667
Groton Inn & Suites99 Gold Star HwyGroton, CT7.0 mi.(860) 445-9784
Morgan Inn And Suites135 Gold Star HwyGroton, CT7.0 mi.(860) 448-3000
Old Lyme Inn85 Lyme StOld Lyme, CT7.0 mi.(860) 434-2600
Hampton Inn300 Long Hill RdGroton, CT7.1 mi.(860) 405-1585
Old Lyme Motel236 SHR RdOld Lyme, CT7.1 mi.(860) 434-5320
Clarion Inn156 Kings HwyGroton, CT7.3 mi.(860) 446-0660
Comfort Inn100 Essex RdOld Saybrook, CT8.6 mi.(Inv) ali-dInp
Microtel Inn & Suites1954 Norwich New London TpkeUncasville, CT8.7 mi.(860) 367-0880
Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa625 North RdGroton, CT8.9 mi.(866) 449-7390
Liberty Inn55 Springbrook RdOld Saybrook, CT8.9 mi.(860) 388-1777
Old Saybrook Motor Hotel7 North Main StOld Saybrook, CT9.7 mi.(860) 388-3463
Days Inn1430 Boston PO RdOld Saybrook, CT9.8 mi.(860) 388-3453
Heritage Motor Inn1472 Boston PO RdOld Saybrook, CT9.8 mi.(860) 388-3743
Saybrook Motor Inn1575 Boston PO RdOld Saybrook, CT9.8 mi.(860) 399-5926
Saybrook Point Inn2 BRG StOld Saybrook, CT9.8 mi.(860) 395-2000
Super 8 Motel43 Spencer PLNS RdOld Saybrook, CT9.8 mi.(860) 399-6273
Chesterfield Country Lodge1596 Hartford RdOakdale, CT9.9 mi.(203) 442-0039
Mare's Inn333 Colonel Ledyard HwyLedyard, CT11.6 mi.(860) 572-0483
Mystic Motor InnJCT Rt 1 & Rt 27Mystic, CT11.9 mi.(860) 536-9604
Bed & Breakfast
Deacon Timothy Pratt Bed & Breakfast325 Main StOld Saybrook, CT9.8 mi.(860) 395-1229
Applewood Farms Inn Bed & Breakfast528 Colonel Ledyard HwyLedyard, CT12.1 mi.(860) 536-2022

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Southeast Connecticutlies within the transition zone of humid subtropical and a humid continental. Although the seasonal extremes are slightly moderated by Long Island Sound, the primary weather pattern flow is offshore, from the colder landmasses to the north and west. A large number of air-mass fronts pass over this region during a year: cold, dry air pouring down from sub arctic North America, warm, moist air streaming up from the Gulf of Mexico, and cool, damp air moving in from the North Atlantic. Thunderstorms occur on an average of 20 to 30 days per year. Aside from infrequent tornadoes and hurricanes, coastal storms or "northeasters" are the most serious weather hazard in Connecticut. They generate very strong winds and heavy rain and produce the greatest snowstorms in the winter.


MonthHigh TempLow TempRainfallOcean Temp
January37°F20°F4.39 in.36°F
February39°F21°F3.54 in.35°F
March47°F29°F4.46 in.38°F
April56°F38°F4.23 in.44°F
May66°F47°F3.79 in.52°F
June74°F56°F3.67 in.60°F
July80°F62°F3.31 in.69°F
August79°F62°F4.46 in.70°F
September72°F54°F4.06 in.68°F
October62°F43°F3.98 in.60°F
November52°F35°F4.51 in.57°F
December42°F25°F4.32 in.52°F

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The closest airports in the area are the Francis S Gabreski airport (FOK) located about 40 miles southwest of Niantic in Westhampton Beach, New York, the Quonset State airport (OQU) located approximately 44 miles east of Niantic in North Kingstown, Rhode Island, the Bradley International airport (BDL) located roughly 49 miles northwest of Niantic in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, and finally the Barnes Municipal airport (BAF) located around 63 miles northwest of Niantic in Westfield, Massachusetts.

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Amusement and Theme Parks
Ocean Beach ParkNew LondonCT5.3 mi.
Enchanted ForestHope ValleyRI27.3 mi.
Lake CompounceBristolCT45.9 mi.
Quassy Amusement ParkMiddleburyCT50.4 mi.
Boomers Family Fun CenterMedfordNY54.8 mi.
Country Fair Entertainment ParkMedfordNY54.8 mi.
Kid's KingdomMedfordNY54.8 mi.
Six Flags New EnglandAgawamMA55.8 mi.
Sports Plus Entertainment CenterLake GroveNY58.1 mi.
Bayville AmusementsBayvilleNY76.8 mi.
AdventurelandFarmingdaleNY77.1 mi.
Playland ParkRyeNY81.2 mi.
Glen Island ParkNew RochelleNY87.6 mi.
Whalom ParkLunenburgMA89.8 mi.
Water Parks
Maple Breeze ParkPawcatuckCT19.0 mi.
Water WizzWesterlyRI19.3 mi.
Splish Splash Water ParkRiverheadNY37.3 mi.
Yawgoo Valley Ski Area and WaterparkExeterRI38.1 mi.
Westport Water SlideWestportMA60.0 mi.
Water WizWarehamMA81.8 mi.
Splash Down ParkFishkillNY89.6 mi.
Golf Courses
Cedar Ridge Golf CourseEast LymeCT4.0 mi.
Birch Plain Golf Course & Driving RangeGrotonCT6.6 mi.
Shennecossett Golf ClubGrotonCT6.6 mi.
Norwich Golf ClubNorwichCT14.9 mi.
Pequot Golf ClubStoningtonCT15.2 mi.
Fox Hopyard Golf ClubEast HaddamCT16.3 mi.
Islands End Golf & Country ClubGreenportNY17.6 mi.
Banner Lodge Country ClubMoodusCT18.0 mi.
Chanticlair Golf ClubColchesterCT18.3 mi.
Shelter Island Country ClubShelter Island HeightsNY18.8 mi.
Elmridge Golf ClubPawcatuckCT19.1 mi.
Weekapaug Golf ClubWesterlyRI19.6 mi.
Winnapaug Golf CourseWesterlyRI20.7 mi.
Westmoreland Golf ClubWestmorelandNY21.1 mi.
Sag Harbor Golf ClubSag HarborNY23.3 mi.
Montauk Downs State ParkMontaukNY23.5 mi.
Blackledge Country ClubHebronCT24.0 mi.
Tallwood Country ClubHebronCT24.0 mi.
Guilford Lakes Golf CourseGuilfordCT25.5 mi.
Cedars Golf ClubCutchogueNY26.4 mi.
Fenner HillHope ValleyRI26.8 mi.
Richmond Country ClubHope ValleyRI26.8 mi.
Willimantic Country ClubWillimanticCT27.7 mi.
Executive Golf Club at LindhbrookHope ValleyRI27.8 mi.
Poxabogue Golf CourseBridgehamptonNY27.8 mi.
Foxwoods Golf & Country Club at Boulder HillsWyomingRI28.6 mi.
Miner Hills Family GolfMiddletownCT28.7 mi.
Portland Golf ClubPortlandCT28.7 mi.
Quarry Ridge Golf ClubPortlandCT28.7 mi.
Lyman Orchards Golf ClubMiddlefieldCT29.7 mi.
Ski Areas
Mount SouthingtonSouthingtonCT40.1 mi.
WoodburyWoodburyCT54.8 mi.
Mount TomHolyokeMA64.5 mi.
Mohawk MountainCornwallCT68.8 mi.
Big BirchPattersonNY74.4 mi.
Thunder RidgePattersonNY74.4 mi.
Otis RidgeOtisMA75.8 mi.
Wachusett MountainPrincetonMA79.3 mi.
Butternut Ski AreaGreat BarringtonMA85.2 mi.
CatamountHillsdaleNY90.6 mi.
Nashoba ValleyWestfordMA94.9 mi.
Berkshire EastCharlemontMA96.5 mi.
Brodie MountainNew AshfordMA103.5 mi.
Mount SnowBrattleboroVT106.9 mi.
Haystack at Mount SnowBrattleboroVT106.9 mi.
Temple MountainPeterboroughNH107.5 mi.
Mount PeterWarwickNY112.6 mi.
CraigmeurNewfoundlandNJ118.2 mi.
State Parks
Rocky Neck State ParkCT3.0 mi.
Harkness Memorial State ParkCT4.7 mi.
Fort Griswold State ParkCT6.1 mi.
Bluff Point State ParkCT9.0 mi.
Haley Farm State ParkCT10.0 mi.
Stoddard Hill State ParkCT11.6 mi.
Selden Neck State ParkCT12.1 mi.
Minnie Island State ParkCT12.2 mi.
Fort Shantok State ParkCT12.4 mi.
Devils Hopyard State ParkCT12.6 mi.
Hopemead State ParkCT12.8 mi.
Gillette Castle State ParkCT13.5 mi.
Orient Beach State ParkNY13.9 mi.
Brainard Homestead State ParkCT16.7 mi.
Hammonasset State ParkCT19.1 mi.
Day Pond State ParkCT19.2 mi.
Haddam Meadows State ParkCT19.2 mi.
Haddam Island State ParkCT20.0 mi.
Chatfield Hollow State ParkCT20.7 mi.
George Dudley Seymour State ParkCT21.6 mi.
Museums
Mystic Seaport MuseumMysticCT11.9 mi.(History)
Company of Fifers and Drummers -- The Museum of Fife and DrumIvorytonCT12.9 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Captain Nathaniel B. Palmer HouseStoningtonCT14.9 mi.(History)
Railroad Museum of Long IslandGreenportNY17.6 mi.(Technology)
Ballard Istitute and Museum of PuppetryStorrsCT33.5 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Lutz Childrens MuseumManchesterCT35.5 mi.(Children's)
The Ladd School Virtual MuseumExeterRI38.1 mi.(History)
Yale Center for British ArtNew HavenCT38.2 mi.(Art)
South County MuseumNarragansettRI39.5 mi.(History)
Wadsworth AtheneumHartfordCT39.6 mi.(Art)
Connecticut Historical SocietyHartfordCT39.6 mi.(History)
Malbone EstateNewportRI47.0 mi.(History)
Newport Historical Society and Museum of Newport HistoryNewportRI47.0 mi.(History)
Newport Art MuseumNewportRI47.0 mi.(Art)
Mattatuck MuseumWaterburyCT47.3 mi.(History)
Railroad Museum of New EnglandWaterburyCT47.3 mi.(Technology)
Somers Mountain Museum of Natural History and Primitive TechnologySomersCT47.4 mi.(Science)
Timexpo MuseumMiddleburyCT50.4 mi.(Technology)
Heritage Harbor Museum History and Education CenterProvidenceRI53.0 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Museum of Natural History & Cormack PlanetariumProvidenceRI53.0 mi.(Science)
Zoos and Aquariums
Mystic AquariumMysticCT11.9 mi.
Roger Williams Park ZooProvidenceRI53.0 mi.
Beardsley Zoological GardensBridgeportCT53.7 mi.
Trevor ZooMillbrookNY83.9 mi.
New England AquariumBostonMA92.2 mi.
Franklin Park ZooBostonMA92.2 mi.
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservation ParkBronxNY93.1 mi.
Queens Wildlife CenterFlushingNY93.1 mi.
Bergen County Zoological ParkParamusNJ101.5 mi.
New York AquariumBrooklynNY103.1 mi.
Prospect Park Wildlife CenterBrooklynNY103.1 mi.
Central Park Wildlife CenterNew YorkNY103.5 mi.
Staten Island ZooStaten IslandNY114.5 mi.
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