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Norwich, CT
(range: 6 miles)
Welcome to the Norwich Arts Center! The Norwich Arts Center (NAC) was formed originally as the Norwich Arts Council in 1987 by a group of local artists and arts-lovers who were inspired by the region’s cultural possibilities. Our mission is to provide affordable programming in a variety of arts that reflects the area’s rich diversity and deepens arts appreciation. (This excerpt taken from the Norwich Arts Center website)
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Norwich, CT
(range: 7 miles)
The Norwich Golf Course is an 18 hole championship golf course located in Norwich, Connecticut. Just minutes away from two of the biggest casinos in the world, the facility is owned by the City of Norwich and open to the public. Featuring a challenging 6,228 yard design constructed over undulating terrain playing to a par of 71 from the longest tees.  (This excerpt taken from the Norwich Golf Course website)
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Uncasville, CT
(range: 8 miles)
A world at play and a world to its own, Mohegan Sun, created in 1996 by the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut in partnership with Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, is one of the world's most amazing destinations with some of New England's finest dining, hotel accommodations, retail shopping, live entertainment and sporting events. Boasting two unique casinos, Mohegan Sun is also host to the Kids Quest/Cyber Quest family entertainment facility, two luxurious spas, world-class meeting facilities, a state-of-the-art Poker Room as well as three major entertainment venues with seating from 350 to 10,000.  (This excerpt taken from the Mohegan Sun website)
River Ridge Golf Course is one of southeastern Connecticut’s most challenging public 18-hole championship courses. (This excerpt taken from the River Ridge Golf Course website)
The Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum is located off Bridge Street in downtown Willimantic, Connecticut, on the original site of the Columbia Junction Freight Yard. Our collection includes locomotives and rolling stock, as well as vintage railroad buildings and a six-stall roundhouse reconstructed on the original foundation. Visitors can receive a guided tour of the museum and kids of all ages can operate a replica 1850's-style pump car along a section of rail that once was part of the New Haven Railroad's "Air Line". (This excerpt taken from the Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum website)
Learn about Connecticut’s state heroine, a pioneer in education for African-American women and a fighter of racism and sexism. (This excerpt taken from the Prudence Crandall Museum website)
Visitors can fish, swim or camp on the serene shores of Hopeville Pond. The site, which once boasted several successful mill operations, offers a fine mix of quality recreation and local history. (This excerpt taken from the Hopeville Pond State Park website)
Enjoy an afternoon of fishing in Mansfield Hollow Lake or take in the water views from one of several trails in the park. (This excerpt taken from the Mansfield Hollow State Park website)
Welcome to Nature’s Art Village! We are Connecticut’s fastest growing family-fun destination and we have an attraction for the whole family. (This excerpt taken from the Nature’s Art Village! website)
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Oakdale, CT
(range: 12 miles)
Walk among the Dinosaurs! The Dinosaur Place is a 60-acre Outdoor Adventure Park home to over 50 life-sized dinosaurs on pristine nature trails! Stop by New England’s largest Splash Pad® (A Unique Zero-Depth Water Park), a dinosaur-themed maze, two dinosaur-filled caves, and Monty’s Playground, featuring T-Rex Tower. We also plan to have THREE brand-new exhibits available for the spring of 2021! (This excerpt taken from the The Dinosaur Place website)
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