Destination guide

Travel to friendly Niantic

Enjoy the live music and other features of Niantic. Well known for its casino gaming, beaches and shopping, this welcoming city won't disappoint. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Niantic

Are you looking for top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Niantic has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Childrens Museum of Southeastern Connecticut (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Cedar Ridge Golf Course (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Shennecossett Golf Course (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Essex Steam Train (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Maugle Sierra Vineyards (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)

Seasonal weather in Niantic

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Niantic

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Niantic is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • McCook Point Beach (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Hole-in-the-Wall Beach (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Rocky Neck State Park (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Pleasure Beach (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Harkness Memorial State Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Waterford Beach Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Niantic

Fly into New London, CT (GON-Groton - New London), the closest airport, located 8.7 mi (13.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Fishers Island, NY (FID-Elizabeth Field), which is 10.6 mi (17.1 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Niantic?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 156 holiday lettings around Niantic. From 93 houses to 47 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Niantic?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Niantic:

  • West Mystic: 71 holiday homes
  • Westbrook Center: 67 holiday homes
  • Culloden Shores: 61 holiday homes
  • Clearwater Beach: 97 holiday homes
  • Barnes Landing: 39 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Niantic? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Niantic. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Rocky Neck State Park: 987 holiday lettings
  • Childrens Museum of Southeastern Connecticut: 761 holiday lettings
  • McCook Point Beach: 817 holiday lettings
  • Hole-in-the-Wall Beach: 774 holiday lettings
  • Hither Hills State Park: 1,831 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Niantic listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Niantic?

Yes, of course. offers 93 Houses in Niantic. Our other popular types of Niantic holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 47 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 47 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 10 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Niantic?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 10 holiday homes with pool available in Niantic. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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