Fun Around Town

Enjoy your Stonington Borough getaway in all seasons. Any time is a good time to visit the Inn at Stonington!

There are so many things to do in Stonington Borough and the nearby area. To help you get started making plans we have compiled the following list. Whether lounging with a book or heading out for a walking tour, we’re sure that you will discover just the right activities for your stay.

Wine Trail

Maybe we’re a little biased, but we think our corner of the state has the most beautiful wineries. Hop on the Trail in our own backyard.

Saltwater Farm Vineyard Stonington, CT -1.5 miles

Stonington Vineyard, Stonington, CT -6 miles

Jonathan Edwards Winery, North Stonington, CT -11 miles

Preston Ridge, Preston CT -20 miles

Maugle Sierra Vineyard, Ledyard, CT -13.4 miles



Beer Trail

We’ve got that too!

Beer’d Brewery Stonington, CT -1.3 miles

Grey Sail Brewing Westerly, RI -6.2 miles



A Day at the Beach

Little beach, big beach, rocky beach, surf beach or remote beach…we have them all. Borrow a chair and a towel, get a great book and we’ll point you in the right direction.

Dubois Beach – Stonington Borough
Our local, private beach just down the street. It’s very small, very lovely and the swimming is great.

Misquamicut Beach – Westerly, RI
This is a quintessential Rhode Island beach with surf, sands, food & fun.  Pay to park.

East Beach – Watch Hill, RI
Long and lovely with great surf and views of Block Island Sound. Limited free parking or you can pay to park.

Bluff Point Beach – Groton, CT
You have to work for this destination. Located 1.5 miles down Bluff Point State Park trails, the beach is pristine and private. Pack a lunch and bring a sun umbrella.




Sail in Stonington
The Inn at Stonington has partnered with NESS (New England Sailing & Science), our neighbors to the North (66 Water St.), to get you out on the water this summer.  NESS offers private sailing lessons to kayaking and stand up paddleboarding. We will have more information as the season approaches. Give us a call or check out their website to learn more.

Charters– Leave the work to the sailors!
Poet’s Lounge– Noank, CT- You choose whether you want the whole day, a few hours or a lovely sunset cruise. Poet’s Lounge is Classic Ericson 39′. This is a BIG guest favorite.

Schooner Argia– Mystic, CT

Captain Jack Spratt– Sunset cruises aboard the classic sailboat Trim Again or motor yacht Encore. Gorgeous boats!

Moorings  – Dodson’s Boat Yard

Kayaking & Paddleboarding
King Cove Marina– 926 Stonington Road, Stonington

NESS– New England Sailing & Science Center- 66 Water Street, Stonington

Riverdog Kayak Rental– Washington Street, Mystic




Overnights at the Inn are not complete without walking through town to do some retail shopping!

Farmer’s Market – Saturday mornings at the Velvet Mill

The Velvet Mill


Bluebird Kids

Bomsters Sea Scallops

Carolyn Yost Estate Jewelry & Antiques

FUN Store

Glaze Handmade

Grand & Water Antiques

Hungry Palette

Indigo Bleu

Stonington Design to Consign



William Cole Stonington 




Arts & Culture

Captain Palmer House

Old Lighthouse Museum

RW Woodworth Library

LaGrua Center

James Merrill House

We look forward to your visit

Book Now
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