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    On the National Register of Historic Places, Captain Grant’s Bed & Breakfast offers a one of a kind vacation with beautiful stone walls, walkways, gorgeous plants and a rich history to share. » Read More

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    Welcome to Niantic, CT, a place of history, entertainment and wonderful culture! Niantic, CT refers to a village in the town of East Lyme, Connecticut. The current population is 3,135. The village of Niantic, CT has a total area of 3.5 square miles. Of this total distance, 1.5 square miles is land and 2.1 square miles is water. This small village still offers a great deal of culture, history... » Read More

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    Would somebody please think about the children? Indeed, what can the children do when they get to Niantic Village? They cannot join you at the golfing club or the casino in East Lyme. They can hang around the beach and go fishing with you and the uncle. Let’s face it though—kids love kid things the most. There is one great kid thing in Niantic you can’t miss. » Read More

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Welcome to the Village of Niantic, CT

Welcome to Niantic, CT, a place of history, entertainment and wonderful culture! Niantic, CT refers to a village in the town of East Lyme, Connecticut. The current population is 3,135. The village of Niantic, CT has a total area of 3.5 square miles. Of this total distance, 1.5 square miles is land and 2.1 square miles is water. This small village still offers a great deal of culture, history and fun. This village is located right on the estuary of Long Island Sound.

What Is There to Do in Niantic, CT?
Niantic, CT may be a small village, but there are many indoor and outdoor activities for visitors to enjoy. The village is very high on water activities, such as boating, swimming and fishing. Its close proximity to the river no doubt contributes to this coastal lifestyle. The village of Niantic, Connecticut also hosts sailboat races through the Niantic Bay Yacht Club. Other notable landmarks in the region include the Millstone Nuclear Power Plant (in Waterford) and the Rocky Neck State Park.

The Rocky Neck State Park welcomes beach dwellers to the coast of Long Island Sound, as well as several offshore islands. Some of these include Gardiners Island, Plum Island and Orient Point. The beach area within the village of Niantic, Connecticut is well known for its sandbar. The sandbar area is actually one of the few sandy sections of beach anywhere in the states shorelines. Many of the other beaches are covered in rocks, which doesnt make for a very sandy beach party. In fact, when the low tide settles in, the sandbar area is totally exposed. This allows beach dwellers to walk into the water for a much longer distance.

Meet the People of the Niantic Village
As you can imagine the beach area is most appealing to children who can build sandcastles, dig holes or throw mud at each other. (Ah, to be a kid again!) Adults might enjoy beach dwelling too, but chances are, they will be more excited about the camping area. Summer months are the most active. During the winter season, the camping scene is the greater attraction, as families can hike through woods and trails.

What can we say about the people that make up the village of Niantic, Connecticut? The population is predominantly white and the median age for residents is 42. The housing scene is promising, as there were 1,756 units in total and the median price of housing units was $337,612. The median income for a household was $54,872.

Throughout this small village, there are also many accommodations and establishments that cater to the needs of guests. Popular village of Niantic restaurants include Skippers Restaurant, La Belle Aurore and the Niantic Diner. Notable village of Niantic hotels include the Morton Hotel, the Ramada Limited and Suites Hotel, the Inn at Harbor Hill Marina, and the Niantic Inn.

Come visit the Niantic Village for a glimpse of smalltime community life and for a revelation of early American history!

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State Police: No Fatalities So Far On CT Roads During Labor Day Weekend
Source: Courant.com | Aug 31st, 2014 9:01PM
So far during Labor Day weekend, state police have reported no highway fatalities, but said there have been 200 motor vehicle accidents in...
Cromwell Man Charged With Threatening Judge
Source: Courant.com | Aug 31st, 2014 6:50PM
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Liberal Activists In Connecticut Want Elizabeth Warren To Run
Source: Courant.com | Aug 31st, 2014 6:26PM
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State Poice: No Fatalities So Far On CT Roads During Labor Day Weekend
Source: Courant.com | Aug 31st, 2014 12:18PM
So far during Labor Day weekend, state police have reported no highway fatalities, but said there have been 200 motor vehicle accidents in...
Long, Bitter Seawall Dispute Highlights Global Warming Concerns
Source: Courant.com | Aug 31st, 2014 7:43AM
Decade-long battle highlights how homeowners' desire to protect property can clash with state's efforts to protect coastlineA decade ago, David...
The Shifting Dynamics Of The Governor's Race
Source: Courant.com | Aug 31st, 2014 7:15AM
Petitioning Candidates Have Helped Shape The DebateFour years ago, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy eked out a narrow win over Republican Tom...
Art Out In The Open Air
Source: Courant.com | Aug 30th, 2014 11:38PM
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Driver Dies In Crash At Lime Rock Park Historic Festival
Source: Courant.com | Aug 30th, 2014 9:31PM
A car lost control during a race Saturday at the Lime Rock Park Historic Festival, crashing and killing its driver, according to Connecticut State...
Police Say Springfield Man Drags Bristol Officer A 'Short Distance' Escaping Parking Lot
Source: Courant.com | Aug 30th, 2014 9:16PM
Bristol Police said that a Massachusetts man fleeing an apartment complex in his car allegedly dragged an officer for a short distance after the...
Esty Rejects Greenberg's Call For A 'People's Pledge'
Source: Courant.com | Aug 30th, 2014 4:18PM
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Greenberg Calls On Esty To Join Him In 'People's Pledge'
Source: Courant.com | Aug 30th, 2014 1:12AM
Wants Outside Groups To Stay Out Of The RaceSeeking to staunch the flow of outside money into the increasingly contentious 5th Congressional...
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Source: Courant.com | Aug 30th, 2014 12:00AM
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Political Operatives: Campaigns Tap Veteran Staffers For Governor's Race Rematch
Source: Courant.com | Aug 29th, 2014 9:09PM
The fight for the Connecticut governorship between Republican Tom Foley and incumbent Democrat Dannel P. Malloy has generated significant national...
After Donations, Hartford Graduate Promises To Finish College
Source: Courant.com | Aug 29th, 2014 8:12PM
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Probe Of Old Saybrook Gun Shop Break-In Expands
Source: Courant.com | Aug 29th, 2014 6:51PM
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