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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)
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)
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Norwich, CT
(range: 10 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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Norwich, CT
(range: 10 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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Colchester, CT
(range: 10 miles)
In 1998 Gloria and her former business partner purchased the last few acres of a third generation family farm and started planting the vineyard, dedicating every hour available to the venture. Jim Melillo has been involved with wines from running tasting clubs to associating with wine corporations in varying capacities. Together they continue to direct the growth of the winery. (This excerpt taken from the Priam Vineyards website)
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Uncasville, CT
(range: 11 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)
The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry is one of America’s hidden treasures—a superb collection of over 3,500 puppets from all over the world; an archive of books, manuscripts, posters, drawings, audio-visual materials and photographs all covering the history of puppetry. It is also the new home of the Puppeteers of America’s Audio-Visual Collection: the largest collection of videotapes, films, and other media about puppetry in the United States.  (This excerpt taken from the Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry website)
Natural history collections are a library of physical and biological data that scientists and scholars use to better understand our world. At the Connecticut State Museum of Natural History, collections are important educational tools that help us share research and scholarship with students and the general public. (This excerpt taken from the Connecticut State Museum of Natural History website)
The Georgian-style home has remained virtually intact since its 1776 completion. It is furnished with Hale family possessions and other period antiques that were amassed by George Dudley Seymour, who purchased the Homestead in 1914. The 17-acre Homestead adjoins the 1500-acre Nathan Hale State Forest, where modern conveniences seem remote. (This excerpt taken from the Nathan Hale Homestead website)
Blackledge Country Club is a 36-hole public golf course nestled in the scenic Connecticut countryside. We feature two distinct 18-hole layouts: Anderson’s Glen, known as “The Old Course”, was designed by architect Geoffrey Cornish and opened in 1963. Gilead Highlands, known by many as “The New Course”, was designed by architect Mark Mungeam and opened in the Spring of 2000. (This excerpt taken from the Blackledge Country Club website)
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