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Fishing day with family

Had a wonderful fishing day with family. Didn't catch a fish but it was a beautiful day at the... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
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Easy stroll

I went there several times. Easy stroll and beautiful views of the Niantic bay. I even went there... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Groton, Connecticut
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Baptist Lane To Main Street At Niantic River Bridge, East Lyme, CT
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All reviews hole in the wall nice walk board walk long island sound leisurely stroll beach access ocean view free parking walk along great place to walk nice beach no pets off season commuter train memorial park cute shops picnic tables
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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful fishing day with family. Didn't catch a fish but it was a beautiful day at the beach. Nice relaxing day watching the boats and enjoying the sun. Will go back again.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JoAnn089
Reviewed 5 October 2018

I went there several times. Easy stroll and beautiful views of the Niantic bay. I even went there in my wheelchair, no problem.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 490Christophe
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

It's about a two-mile walk round trip. Really nice Boardwalk very clean. You can walk along and see the waves crashing against the rocks. Not a lot to see except the ocean. There is a parking lot at one end. A lot of the benches...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank tamesaor
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Niantic's Hole in the Wall Beach marks one end of the new boardwalk and it extends all along Long Island Sound until it wraps around the point (beneath the road) and runs back along the Niantic River as part of a 2 mile loop walk....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Alan S
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Free parking available at either end of the Boardwalk... near the Niantic River Bridges and at Hole in the Wall Beach.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Great seafood and icecream. The harbour is so pretty to visit, that ocean smell is priceless. People are really nice and friendly. Can't wait to go back.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sweetrosanna
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Very easy to get to. The quintessential boardwalk. Nothing too special but it is a nice walk by the ocean. I just wish the train didn't cut off access to the cute shops lining the street on the opposite side.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ema114
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Nice walk, parking was so so, you don’t need to pay if you stay on boardwalk. Beach use was a $40 charge- we did not pay. Have been twice. Lots of benches for seating and watching the sea. Amtrak runs right behind you so my...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Melissa R
Reviewed 26 July 2018

It's just a beautiful view and a nice walk along the shoreline. Be advised that running right along side is AMTRAK rail.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rbitner2016
Reviewed 23 July 2018

If you need a quick trip to a lovely beach town, THIS IS IT! Niantic has it all. Great beaches, a boardwalk, cute shops, great restaurants, even a lovely B&B and Inn.; all within walking distance.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank meg8179
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Helen E
27 May 2018|
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Response from Michele S | Reviewed this property |
I checked it out today : staff arrives at 7:30AM but walkers can be on the boardwalk at sunrise if they wish. No charge to walk. Hope this helps.
31 August 2016|
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Response from james k | Reviewed this property |
There is parking on Baptist lane...then there is a tunnel under the train tracks leading to the boardwalk
12 July 2016|
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Response from ktyanka | Reviewed this property |
dogs not allowed, visit Harkness Park pet friendly park.