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Fall is in the Air at Connecticut’s Devil’s Hopyard State Park

Devil’s Hopyard State Park in Southeastern Connecticut is known for beautiful Chapman Falls, scenic hiking trails, a historic covered bridge, and stunning fall foliage. This park is incredible anytime of the year, although even more so during the gorgeous fall season. The odd name comes from an old legend that Satan was seen at the park. The […]

Scenic & Sandy East Lyme Connecticut Beaches

This past weekend, Mike and I visited 2 different beaches in East Lyme, Connecticut. Both Hole in the Wall and Rocky Neck State Park Beach are located in Niantic, a village in East Lyme that is well known for its’ beaches, boardwalk, and summer tourists. Hole in the Wall Beach is a scenic local beach, […]

Olde Mystick Village: A Picturesque New England Shopping Destination

Olde Mystick Village in Mystic Connecticut is a year-round shopping village complete with 60 unique shops, restaurants, a movie theater, and more. Walking through this beautiful shopping center gives you the feeling of walking through a New England town of the past. Pretty landscaping surrounds you everywhere you turn, including a pretty gazebo which is […]

Delicious Breakfast at Seasons Buffet at the Mohegan Sun

Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut is one of the largest casinos in the world, and thus has plenty to offer within its’ 364,000 square foot space. You will find plenty of table games, slots, and a racebook. Mohegan sun also offers a Wolf Den offering free concerts each weekend. The Mohegan Sun arena is home […]

The World’s Largest Bingo Hall at Foxwoods Casino in Connecticut

I had the opportunity to play Bingo tonight at Foxwoods, home to the one of the largest Bingo halls in the world. I was impressed with how huge the seating area was – it was nice to have plenty of personal space during the games. Games aren’t too expensive ($10 for the morning matinee games […]

Delicious Italian Lunch Buffet at the Mohegan Sun: Todd English’s Tuscany

This afternoon I had lunch at Todd English’s Tuscany, located inside the Mohegan Sun. This Italian restaurant owned by celebrity chef Todd English serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I highly recommend ordering the “Tuscan Table” lunch buffet. Every Monday-Friday from 11:00AM until 3:30PM the buffet is offered. The price normally runs $23 a person but […]

Mohegan Sun: Vegas Style Casino Fun in New England

  The Mohegan Sun is a massive casino which sits on 240 acres of reservation land on the gorgeous Thames River Uncasville, Connecticut. The casino is very isolated, and thus, makes for a great weekend escape for those wanting to escape the clutter and congestion of nearby hectic cities like Boston and New York. The […]