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NIANTIC (AND NEARBY)

Smarty’s Restaurant & Pub – the “Cheers” of Niantic overlooks beautiful Niantic Bay and offers a low key, casual and comfy bar complete with a friendly staff and awesome mixologists. After the O’Niantic 5K, runners will be treated to complimentary chili and a beer on Smarty’s outside patio. More…

Cafe Sol – a fun, relaxing, quirky and friendly restaurant for breakfast and lunch located in the heart of Niantic. They provide their guests with seasonally fresh ingredients sourced locally whenever possible. Lots of goodies in their bakery too! More…

Tony D’s Craft Creamery – a new business will open this spring in the former Frosty Treat on Main Street in downtown Niantic. The ice cream selection will feature 12 different hand-crafted ice-cream flavors as well as soft-serve ice cream and milkshakes, sundaes and banana splits. The restaurant will use ingredients from local farms and vendors, with all the milk for the ice cream coming from The Farmers’ Cow Farms; codfish battered in beer from Fox Farm Brewery in Salem for fish and chips; and oysters from Niantic Bay Shellfish Farm for the Niantic Bay Oyster Po’ Boy.

Flanders Fish Market (East Lyme) – Connecticut’s largest full-service restaurant and award-winning fresh seafood marketplace. Recently inducted into the CT Hospitality Hall of Fame and voted ‘Best Seafood’ 2017 runner-up in Connecticut Magazine. More…

Flanders Donut & Bake Shop (East Lyme) – Considered by many to be the best donut shop in New London County. Family owned and run since 1972, always busy with a line out the door but never a long wait. Cash only. More…

Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut – an interactive, hands-on, educational opportunity. Engage, encourage, and challenge children up through Grade 5 in the arts, sciences, safety & health, and culture & history. More…

Oswegatchie Hills Nature Preserve – Perfect for hiking throughout the year, the preserve is a beautiful wooded area overlooking the Niantic River. Flora and fauna abound in this preserve, as well as soaring ospreys and bald eagles, deer and wild turkeys. More…

Rocky Neck State Park (East Lyme) – gently sloping, soft sandy beach, picnic areas, train watching, diverse trail systems and salt marsh viewing platforms make this park ideal for families. More…

Niantic Bay Bicycles – Live to Ride, Ride to Live! Niantic Bay Bicycles’ motto where you will find not only the best bikes but the best service. They have a fully stocked shop with a variety of brands from beginner all the way up to professional level bikes. More…

Grace – Get inspired by this lifestyle shop and destination in the heart of Niantic, offering a curated selection of woman’s clothing, jewelry and accessories, as well as home décor and gifts. More…

Indigo – An ethical shopping experience in downtown Niantic melding fashion, awareness and culture. All clothing, accessories and jewelry are designed, sourced and produced with the purist intent to reduce our impact on the planet. More…

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