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Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut
Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut
Owner description: Discover hands-on, interactive exhibits: become a scientist in the Discovery Lab and then a fish monger in the kid-size Seaside Village where you can also build your own... more Owner description: Discover hands-on, interactive exhibits: become a scientist in the Discovery Lab and then a fish monger in the kid-size Seaside Village where you can also build your own boardwalk. Enter an Egyptian pyramid or prepare a meal in Mexico when touring the Global Village. Climb aboard an authentic 2-person submarine. See what’s new in the redesigned, active, and educational outdoor play space. Don’t miss the fun in the Science & Discovery Room. Open year round. less
Attraction type: Children's Museums
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Mohegan Sun Arena
Mohegan Sun Arena(Uncasville)
Owner description: Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard Magazine, Pollstar and Venues Today. It has won "Casino of The Year" at the... more Owner description: Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard Magazine, Pollstar and Venues Today. It has won "Casino of The Year" at the Country Music Awards in 2008 & 2010 and in 2013, was voted "Arena Of The Year" at the G2E Global Gaming Conference in Las Vegas. Also in 2013, Mohegan Sun won "Casino of The Year" in 2 categories at the Academy of Country Music Awards. For more information on concerts and other great events visit Mohegan Sun. less
Attraction type: Arenas & Stadiums
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Mohegan Sun
Mohegan Sun(Uncasville)
Owner description: Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States... more Owner description: Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States. Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, a 34-story, 1,200 room luxury hotel, a world-class spa and golf course, over 75 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. less
Attraction type: Casinos
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Florence Griswold Museum
Florence Griswold Museum(Old Lyme)
Patroness Florence Griswold opened her boarding house to a group of artists who formed the Lyme Art Colony, the elite of American Impressionism.
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Art Museums
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Harkness Memorial State Park
Harkness Memorial State Park(Waterford)
This 1906 Roman Renaissance Classical Revival-style mansion belonged to philanthropist Edward Harkness.
Attraction type: State Parks
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Skipper's Restaurant
Skipper's Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 43 Restaurants in Niantic
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Lillian's Cafe
Lillian's Cafe
Ranked #2 of 43 Restaurants in Niantic
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Illiano's Grill
Illiano's Grill
Ranked #3 of 43 Restaurants in Niantic
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Charlies Place Restaurant & Lounge
Charlies Place Restaurant & Lounge
Ranked #4 of 43 Restaurants in Niantic
Price: $7 - $25
Cuisines: American
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
The Spice Club
The Spice Club
Ranked #5 of 43 Restaurants in Niantic
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai
Good for: Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Uncasville
2.5 of 5
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Uncasville
$89 - $290
Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Uncasville
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3.0 of 5
Fairfield Inn & Suites Uncasville
$96 - $364
Ranked #5 of 5 Hotels in Uncasville
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Hampton Inn & Suites Mystic
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn & Suites Mystic
$89 - $256
Ranked #1 of 13 Hotels in Mystic
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

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Mohegan Sun
4.5 of 5
Mohegan Sun
$190 - $467
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Uncasville
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Hyatt Place Mohegan Sun
3.0 of 5
Hyatt Place Mohegan Sun
$122 - $433
Ranked #2 of 5 Hotels in Uncasville
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Rodeway Inn Waterford
2.0 of 5
Rodeway Inn Waterford
$63 - $101
Ranked #2 of 5 Hotels in Waterford
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

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The Fox Tower at Foxwoods
4.0 of 5
The Fox Tower at Foxwoods
$171 - $1,168
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Mashantucket
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Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa
4.0 of 5
Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa
$140 - $349
Ranked #2 of 14 Hotels in Groton
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