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Niantic overview

Niantic is a budget-friendly place distinct for its beaches and live music, and known for its casinos and ferries. You'll find a wide variety of coffee and bar choices. Take in some local culture at a popular spot like Mystic Seaport - The Museum of America and the Sea. Make some time to enjoy the local sights such as United States Coast Guard Academy. A family-friendly area, Niantic also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Niantic

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Niantic has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Niantic with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Niantic hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Niantic hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Niantic

Fly in to Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.), 48.6 mi (78.2 km) from downtown Niantic. Providence, RI (PVD-T.F. Green) is the next closest major airport, 48.9 mi (78.7 km) away.

What to see around Niantic

Fun activities include attractions such as:
  • • New London Ferry Dock
  • • Essex Island Marina
  • • Orient By The Sea Marina
  • • Mason Island Marina
  • • Chester Creek Marina
The area's live music scene and cultural sights stand out, and places to visit include:
  • • Lyme Academy of Fine Arts
  • • Custom House Maritime Museum
  • • Ya-Ta-Hey
  • • Eugene O'Neill Theater Center
  • • Florence Griswold Museum
It's recognized for its beaches, and top places for nature lovers include:
  • • McCook Point Beach
  • • Hole-in-the-Wall Beach
  • • Rocky Neck State Park
  • • Pleasure Beach
  • • Ocean Beach Park
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • Flanders Plaza Shopping Center
  • • Crystal Mall
  • • Essex Saybrook Antique Village Shopping Center
  • • Essex Plaza Shopping Center
  • • Riverside Village Mall Shopping Center
Some top places to visit in the area include:
  • • United States Coast Guard Academy
  • • Mystic Seaport - The Museum of America and the Sea

When to visit Niantic

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 52°F day, 22°F night
  • April-June: 79°F day, 36°F night
  • July-September: 82°F day, 51°F night
  • October-December: 68°F day, 24°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 12.52 inches
  • April-June: 12.28 inches
  • July-September: 12.09 inches
  • October-December: 12.95 inches