Not many coastal towns offer as perfect of a location as Stonington Borough. Guests can visit Mystic as well as popular Rhode Island destinations. Our team is happy to help you create an unforgettable day trip.

This page is just an overview of interesting day trips from Stonington Borough. Inn team members are ready to help if you are interested in more details or require assistance.


Settled in 1684, Mystic is a quaint, little seaside community with popular restaurants, cute shops, art galleries, tons of history, wedding destinations, and a plethora of beautiful sites to see. Mystic is on the coast of eastern Connecticut, along the Connecticut Wine Trail, and just 15 minutes from the Casinos, Rhode Island, and New London Ferries.

Watch Hill

This charming village is nestled along Block Island Sound in the southwest corner of Rhode Island. Watch Hill is on a peninsula, nearly surrounded by ocean, further adding to its awe inspiring beauty. Outdoor activities in the area include rowing, swimming, ocean sailing, fishing and hiking. Additionally, local shopping and fine restaurants combine to make this a favored resort area. Should you wish to venture outside the village, there are many local attractions for you to enjoy. Watch Hill’s physical location between New York City and Boston make it ideal for day trips.


The City of Newport is at the southern end of Aquidneck Island in Narragansett Bay, about 30 miles southeast of Rhode Island’s capital of Providence.  The City is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the east and the south, Narragansett Bay on the west, and by the Town of Middletown on the northeast. Newport is accessed from the west by Interstate 95 via the Jamestown and Pell Bridges. From the north use Routes 24 and Interstate 195 via the Mount Hope Bridge and the Sakonnet River Bridge.

Block Island

This little island is special in so many ways. It’s unlike anywhere you have ever visited. Whether you enjoy a laid-back beach day, a vigorous bike ride, an adventure in a kayak or a paddleboard lesson, Block Island is worth exploring.

We look forward to your visit

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Winter Ocean Weekends

At the Inn at Stonington, draw a sense of calm from the in-room gas fireplaces and soaking tubs—or, if excitement's what you're after, just step out the front door.

Yankee Magazine - January | February 2017

Go all out and book a romantic night or two at the elegant eighteen-room Inn at Stonington on the waterfront, where you’ll be in walking distance of shops, galleries and eateries.

Rhode Island Monthly
'Connecticut Magazine'

"Like a piece of Nantucket that's somehow broken off and drifted southwest."

Connecticut Magazine