Waterford is in New London County. Nearby cities include East Lyme, Montville and Old Saybrook. The city sits right on the Atlantic Ocean and is adjacent to Ocean Beach Park - two reasons why it's a great place for families looking for homes for rent. Proximity to the shoreline means not having to drive far or pay for parking to enjoy a beautiful day by the water. Pack a picnic or enjoy the area's string of shops and restaurants on your adventure. In addition to these outdoor amenities, there are plenty of other family-friendly offerings in the area.