Welcome to New London where a glorious waterfront, a rich cultural scene, fascinating historic sites and fabulous recreational facilities create just a few of the reasons to visit our community.
Founded in 1646 the city has celebrated over 350 years of history and proudly looks forward to its future. We invite you to visit our unique shops, restaurants, and cultural attractions, relax on the beach or simply soak up the maritime atmosphere as you take a self-guided walking tour along our historic streets lined with 18th and 19th century buildings.
City Pier during Sailfest
Our newly completed downtown waterfront park provides unprecedented public access opportunities and is the host to a variety of public festivals and celebrations.
Rediscover New London's downtown Historic Waterfront District!
. . . the NEW LONDON MAIN STREET folks are in the middle of it all!
Learn more about living, working and playing in the historic downtown New London Waterfront District!
During your stay in New London get a first hand look at life in colonial times by visiting the Hempstead Houses, tour the Shaw-Perkins Mansion which was the home of Revolutionary War Naval Agent Nathaniel Shaw or schedule an appointment to the Custom House Maritime Museum, a community museum telling--open year-round--telling the stories of New London's waterfront and lighthouses.
New London is located within minutes of some of Southeastern Connecticut's major visitor destinations and is easily accessible by auto, rail, bus and ferry. Come to New London and experience what a great place the city is to visit.