Niantic

Shoreline, Connecticut

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The town of East Lyme, in southern New London County, is situated along Long Island Sound and comprises two villages: Niantic and Flanders.

Marinas and sport fishing are dominant industries in East Lyme, as is the summer tourism trade and restaurant business. The 3.5-square-mile village of Niantic, which is home to about 3,000 residents, is known for its waterfront beauty and recreational activities in and around the Niantic Bay area and scenic Rocky Neck State Park. Home to an expansive boardwalk, Niantic Bay is a popular swimming area, and serves as the site of annual sailboat races that transform the bay into a kaleidoscope of dazzling color. Rocky Neck State Park offers unrivaled views of several offshore islands and boasts a spectacular sandbar, a popular attraction with beach-goers during the summer months. The park also has areas for picnicking, camping and hiking. The Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut, which provides an exceptional learning experience for children with interactive indoor and outdoor play areas, is located on Main Street in Niantic.

Marinas and sport fishing are dominant industries in East Lyme, as is the summer tourism trade and restaurant business. The 3.5-square-mile village of Niantic, which is home to about 3,000 residents, is known for its waterfront beauty and recreational activities in and around the Niantic Bay area and scenic Rocky Neck State Park. Home to an expansive boardwalk, Niantic Bay is a popular swimming area, and serves as the site of annual sailboat races that transform the bay into a kaleidoscope of dazzling color. Rocky Neck State Park offers unrivaled views of several offshore islands and boasts a spectacular sandbar, a popular attraction with beach-goers during the summer months. The park also has areas for picnicking, camping and hiking. The Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut, which provides an exceptional learning experience for children with interactive indoor and outdoor play areas, is located on Main Street in Niantic.

Marinas and sport fishing are dominant industries in East Lyme, as is the summer tourism trade and restaurant business. The 3.5-square-mile village of Niantic, which is home to about 3,000 residents, is known for its waterfront beauty and recreational activities in and around the Niantic Bay area and scenic Rocky Neck State Park. Home to an expansive boardwalk, Niantic Bay is a popular swimming area, and serves as the site of annual sailboat races that transform the bay into a kaleidoscope of dazzling color. Rocky Neck State Park offers unrivaled views of several offshore islands and boasts a spectacular sandbar, a popular attraction with beach-goers during the summer months. The park also has areas for picnicking, camping and hiking. The Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut, which provides an exceptional learning experience for children with interactive indoor and outdoor play areas, is located on Main Street in Niantic.

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Niantic

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Niantic is within Shoreline, Connecticut and borders Waterford, Old Lyme, New London and East Lyme.

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