The History of Our Village

Founded in 1649

Located midway between New York and Boston and just minutes from downtown Mystic, Stonington Borough is a charming seaside village situated on a mile-long peninsula.


Around Every Corner

Stroll quaint tree-lined streets flanked with historic homes.




With a View

From “The Point” you can see three states – Connecticut, Watch Hill, RI and Fishers Island, NY.!  duBois Beach along with New England Science and Sailing (NESS) both on Water Street, make accessing the water relaxing and educational.

Come Visit

Our Lighthouse

Lighthouse enthusiasts and history buffs will want to check out the Old Lighthouse Museum at the end of Water Street.

Top 10

Prettiest Coastal Towns

Yankee Magazine again has voted Stonington one of the “Top 10 Prettiest Coastal Towns in New England.”  With its many excellent restaurants and wonderfully eclectic shops such as antiques stores, boutiques, jewelry and clothing stores, the Borough a must see destination.

And Everything In Between

We’ve Got It All

From our commercial fishing fleet to our scenic harbor, Stonington Borough has so much to offer. Cultural events include lecture series, parades, garden tours, a year round Farmer’s Market and our annual Village Fair now in its 62nd year!


Everywhere You Look

A hidden gem lies at the end of Wall Street. Dodge Paddock, overseen by the Avalonia Land Conservancy offers a magical walk around a salt marsh meadow with ocean views in nearly every direction.