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.
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
We’ve got that too!
Beer’d Brewery Stonington, CT -1.3 miles
Cottrell Brewery Co. Pawcatuck, CT -6 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
Arts & Culture