The Quiet Fishing Town In Connecticut That Seems Frozen In Time

Stonington, and the small Stonington Borough within it, are unlike any other place in the state. The quiet fishing towns possess all the charm of New England, complete with small shops, narrow streets, and an 18th century feel. Stonington Borough, chartered in 1801, is the oldest borough in the state! Folks come from all over for a historical coastal getaway they’ll never forget. You should visit, too!

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Check out this awesome video to see views of Stonington from the air! If you loved this coastal town, you’ll love this Trip To Mystic! Another quiet fishing town, this place receives many accolades, including the best place in Connecticut for a family day trip. Don’t forget to share photos of your visit with us on Instagram @onlyinconnecticut to have them featured!