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Foxwoods: A Complete Guide to the World's Largest Casino

Nearby Attractions - Things to Do Near Foxwoods Resort Casino


Updated April 28, 2014
If you're heading for Foxwoods, why not stay for a day or two and explore some of the other attractions along the Connecticut and Rhode Island shoreline. Here are a few suggestions:

Connecticut Wine Trail
Follow the Wine Trail for a sampling of some of the region's most delectable wines--and an added bonus--glimpses of some of the most beautiful countryside in the Northeast! Three of the featured wineries are within easy driving distance of Foxwoods.

Down By the Old Cider Mill
Tucked away on a winding country road in Old Mystic, Connecticut, is the only remaining steam-powered cider mill in the United States--B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill. Clyde's is the oldest continuous maker of hard cider, too!

Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center
Explore the rich history of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation at this fascinating museum.

Mohegan Sun Casino: A Complete Guide
Go casino hopping! Connecticut's "other" casino, Mohegan Sun, is just a 15-20-minute drive from Foxwoods.

Mystic Pizza
Savor a slice of heaven at the pizzeria made famous by the Julia Roberts movie.

Mystic Seaport
Step back in time to the era of ships and whaling in Connecticut. This recreated village features interpreters in character and interactive demonstrations.

Atlantic Beach Park at Misquamicut
This Atlantic Ocean beach with a kiddie amusement park, carousel, batting cages, miniature golf, and more is located about 25 minutes from Foxwoods. The beach is open from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.

Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut
Located in Niantic, Connecticut, this children's museum has hands-on, educational activities and exhibits for kids of all ages--even a Nursery Rhyme Land for toddlers.

Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
See New England and the scenic Connecticut River the old-fashioned way.

Florence Griswold Museum
Florence Griswold was the benefactor behind America's best-known impressionist art colony in Old Lyme, Connecticut. Today, the museum in Old Lyme houses a permanent collection of American art and also features changing exhibits. The museum is open year round.

Golf at Lake of Isles
This 36-hole golf course owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation was designed by Rees Jones. It is located near the casino in North Stonington, Connecticut, and Golf & Gamble packages are available.

Historic Submarine - USS Nautilus
The Submarine Force Museum and the historic USS Nautilus, the first nuclear powered submarine, are open to the public year round in Groton, Connecticut.

Leffingwell House Historic Museum
Visit the former home of Revolutionary Patriot, merchant, industrialist, and entrepreneur Christopher Leffingwell in Norwich, Connecticut.

Mystic Aquarium
Explore the planet's ocean world at Mystic Aquarium. You can even have a close encounter with a beluga whale.

DNA Epicenter
This science museum in New London, Connecticut, focuses on genetics and features exhibits such as the Dr. Henry Lee Crime Scene.

Water Wizz Waterpark
Located on Misquamicut Beach in Westerly, Rhode Island, about 25 minutes from Foxwoods, this water action park is a great place to cool off.

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