The settlement of Niantic is situated on the Atlantic shore of the state of Connecticut. This is on the Eastern Seaboard of the United States of America. With a population of over 3,000 inhabitants, Niantic is large enough to offer its visitors a whole host of facilities: including shops, bars and restaurants. There are also some lovely green areas around the town which are popular with people looking to enjoy a picnic in the summer months. Should you choose to spend your holidays in Niantic, you can look forward to a particularly attractive part of the US, where plenty of activities and interesting places to visit will be at your disposal. Self catering accommodation in Niantic is offered as an apartment or even larger villa and you should be able to find a property that is suitable for your travelling party’s size and specific requirements.
For when you have decided you have done enough relaxing around your comfortable self catering accommodation in Niantic, there are more than enough activities to get involved in to fill every single day of your holiday. For a start, there are some lovely forested areas to be explored and the popular pastimes here include walking, hiking (said to be best in the spring and autumn, so as to avoid the deer flies which can plague the forests during the summer), cycling and fly-fishing. There are some excellent beaches in the area, too, and the one that most people seem to head for is Rocky Neck Beach where you can enjoy a good number of water-based activities.
One of the first places you might like to head for, on your holidays in Niantic, is The Rocky Neck State Park. This is one of the most attractive natural areas in this part of Connecticut. There are plenty of other national parks as well and these include Nehantic State Forest, Burlingame State Management Area and The Sleeping Giant State Park. For when you decide to explore more in the way of urban attractions, some suggestions locally include New London, Stonington, New Haven and Bridgeport. You will also find that the self catering accommodation in Niantic is located very close to the state line with America’s smallest contiguous state – Rhode Island – and there are plenty of quaint towns and villages to explore here, too.
If you are wondering what sort of weather you are likely to experience during your holidays in Niantic, you might like to take note of the fact that this part of the United States has what is known as an oceanic climate. This means that the weather is usually mild in this area and this can prove to be good news during the summer months, when it can become very warm inland. Average temperatures during the summer will hit the mid-twenties degrees Celsius; whereas they will be closer to 4 degrees in the winter.
The most convenient airport to the self catering accommodation in Niantic will be New York (JFK). Several airlines fly here from the United Kingdom and these include British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Delta Airlines and American Airlines. These flights all depart from London Heathrow (LHR).