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  • Basic Guide to Playing Pokemon Go

    Last Updated on 07/12/16 You probably came to this site because you thought it was for Niantic Inc., but nope! It's for Niantic City. But don't fret-- we understand you've got needs, so we've compiled a complete guide on how to play Pokemon Go and become the very best. CLICK HERE TO SCROLL DOWN FOR GAMEPLAY GUIDE What we know so far: Unless you’ve been living under a rock, it’s har ... Read More

  • ​Kid-Friendly Fun at the Children's Museum

    The Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut is located on Main Street in Niantic, Connecticut. St. John's Episcopal Church is located just across the street while two local cafes (Lillian's Cafe and Cafe Sol) can be found up the street. Close by are several other local businesses such as the Indigo boutique, Justina's Barber shop and the Coin Collector's Shoppe. The Children's Museum of Sout ... Read More

  • Falling in Love with the Niantic Bay Boardwalk

    Falling in Love with the Niantic Bay BoardwalkIt would not seem like a boardwalk would be much fun or hold much relevance in another location. However, the Niantic Bay Boardwalk is “the boardwalk” in Connecticut. This boardwalk is located in Niantic Village, and features a very nice waterfront walkway. It is a great place to look over Long Island Sound and a great place to walk and take in som ... Read More

  • ​Skippers: Niantic's Acclaimed Seafood Eatery

    Skippers is a seafood dining establishment that is all about freshness. The restaurant has a diverse and large menu. Some of Skippers' popular food options include fried whole clams, fresh lobster salads, fresh fish sandwiches, tuna salad rolls, seafood salad rolls and fried strip clams. Skippers isn't solely a dining spot for enthusiastic seafood lovers, either. People who prefer non-seafood dish ... Read More

  • ​Niantic Annual Events

    Get your heart working again after winter with the O Niantic 5K and Wee Mile March 19th 2016. The Wee Mile for kids 2-11 begins at 9:00 am. The adult 5K starts on Hope Street at 9:30 am and finishes on Methodist Street. The USAT&F certified course is a flat loop. A brand new event premiers on April 24, 2016. The Boardwalk 5K features the newly restored boardwalk. Participants walk/run a 5K c ... Read More

  • Rocky Neck State Park: An Outdoor Adventure for Tourists

    Rocky Neck State Park: An Outdoor Adventure for TouristsThe Rocky Neck State Park is a 710-acre park found on the Long Island Sound area of East Lyme, saved and opened to the public in 1931 by dedicated conservationists for the people of Niantic Village. Even in its earliest days, the park was known for its abundant fish life and roaming wildlife. To this day, wildlife and fish continue to fill th ... Read More

  • Niantic's Food & Drink Scene

    All of the water sports and outdoor activities that this lovely area has to offer are guaranteed to tire you out and work up a good appetite. Luckily, Niantic's food and drink scene provides good meals and a hometown atmosphere for a comfortable vacation.If you're coming from out of town, you may call Italian sandwiches subs, heroes, hoagies...but if you want to order one Connecticut, remember to ... Read More

  • Rocky Neck State Park: An Outdoor Adventure for Tourists

    Rocky Neck State Park: An Outdoor Adventure for TouristsThe Rocky Neck State Park is a 710-acre park found on the Long Island Sound area of East Lyme, saved and opened to the public in 1931 by dedicated conservationists for the people of Niantic Village. Even in its earliest days, the park was known for its abundant fish life and roaming wildlife. To this day, wildlife and fish continue to fill th ... Read More

  • Niantic's Food & Drink Scene

    All of the water sports and outdoor activities that this lovely area has to offer are guaranteed to tire you out and work up a good appetite. Luckily, Niantic's food and drink scene provides good meals and a hometown atmosphere for a comfortable vacation.If you're coming from out of town, you may call Italian sandwiches subs, heroes, hoagies...but if you want to order one Connecticut, remember to ... Read More

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  • Niantic is a small, unspoiled village on the central Connecticut coast. The village overlooks the beautiful Niantic Bay. At a population of just over 3,000 and a size of 1,200 square miles, Niantic is...Read More
  • If you are planning to visit the Niantic area, there are several attractions you will want to take into consideration. Whether you prefer to do activities with your family or you prefer to do individu...Read More
  • The charming seaside village of Niantic, Connecticut is an amazing place to visit or live. With its friendly small town ambience, a tree-lined main street fronting the beach and bunches of eclectic sh...Read More
  • Niantic is located in the beautiful northeast of the country. The culture of this village community is robust with each season. Residents enjoy mild summers with activities including hiking, fishing,...Read More
  • Get your heart working again after winter with the O Niantic 5K and Wee Mile March 19th 2016. The Wee Mile for kids 2-11 begins at 9:00 am. The adult 5K starts on Hope Street at 9:30 am and finishes o...Read More
  • All of the water sports and outdoor activities that this lovely area has to offer are guaranteed to tire you out and work up a good appetite. Luckily, Niantic's food and drink scene provides good meal...Read More
  • The Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut is located on Main Street in Niantic, Connecticut. St. John's Episcopal Church is located just across the street while two local cafes (Lillian's Cafe...Read More
  • Skippers is a seafood dining establishment that is all about freshness. The restaurant has a diverse and large menu. Some of Skippers' popular food options include fried whole clams, fresh lobster sal...Read More
  • The only village along the Connecticut coast with a main street running along a pretty Long Island Sound beach, charming Niantic offers the perfect seaside holiday. Relax on the beach, browse eclectic...Read More
  • Rocky Neck State Park: An Outdoor Adventure for TouristsThe Rocky Neck State Park is a 710-acre park found on the Long Island Sound area of East Lyme, saved and opened to the public in 1931 by dedicat...Read More
  • Falling in Love with the Niantic Bay BoardwalkIt would not seem like a boardwalk would be much fun or hold much relevance in another location. However, the Niantic Bay Boardwalk is “the boardwalk”...Read More