Foxwoods – More than just a Casino

Just a Short Drive From Mystic

Foxwoods Casino entrance to Tanger OutletsAs the premier resort destination of the Northeast, Foxwoods Resort Casino, offers a wide variety of entertainment just 10 miles from Downtown Mystic.  The seven casinos within Foxwoods offer an impressive, fascinating selection of gaming. Whether you are a new or experienced gamer, guests can enjoy the grand variety of table games and slot machines.  As the largest casino in the northeast, Foxwoods has a diverse assortment of entertainment. With a wide variety of cuisine, guests are able to choose from 35 restaurants ranging from quick service to gourmet.  Additionally, guests can get some retail therapy shopping the premium collection of 82 retail stores at the Tanger Outlets.  This world-class outlet mall, located in Foxwoods, has shops for everyone including Armani Exchange, and Michael Kors to Nike and H&M.

Some You Time

From the scenic Pequot trails to the award-winning golf course, the outdoor recreation will take your breath away.  Lake Of Isles, the award-winning 36-hole golf course is located just across the street from the Casino.  This state of the art facility offers a 50,000 sq ft clubhouse with 900-acres surrounding a 90-acre lake. If indoor relaxation is more your speed, improve your beauty and health through personal care treatments at Norwich Spa at Foxwoods and G-Spa.  In addition, rejuvenate your spirit, with a trip to the sauna, steam room, and whirlpool. Experience pure relaxation and improve your mood at one of the two luxurious spas.

More Than Just a Casino

Both adults and children can enjoy the endless array of entertainment at Foxwoods.  The kid in all of us can venture to the Tree House Arcade and experience games with mind-blowing graphics and interactive controls.  In addition, sure to get the adrenaline pumping, “Monzo World Class Karting” is one of the largest, fastest indoor kart runs ever constructed.  This European style kart course boasts a multilevel track full of hairpin turns and elevation changes. Like solving puzzles and riddles?  The Spellbound Escape Rooms and Adventure is perfect for private events including birthdays, bachelorette parties and corporate team-building.

I Like the Nightlife

Slot Machines at Foxwoods CasinoFoxwood’s incomparable venues; Fox and Grand Theater, offer A-list comedians and musicians from the entertainment world.  While the entertainment at Shrine and Scorpion Bar is sure to get you up on your feet and dancing. High Rollers Luxury Lanes and Sports Lounge is far from your local bowling ally.  With full food and cocktail service, crystal chandeliers, and oversized stuffed banquets at each lane this is luxury bowling is like none you’ve ever experienced.

A Heritage Rich in Tradition

Foxwoods is tribally owned and operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation. Learn more about tribal heritage and watch their history come to life at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum.  A great rainy day activity for the entire family the Mashantucket Pequot Museum, go back in time and observe the lifelike recreated Pequot village, pre and post-European contact.  For a complete look at Mashantucket Pequot Tribal nation and a look at Foxwoods Resort Casino visit  If you plan to visit Foxwoods during your next stay at The Whaler’s Inn, consider our “Coast to Casino” package.  Add just $50.00 to any stay and receive a $50.00 Uber Gift Card to ensure a safe ride to Foxwoods!

About the Author

Kathryn, a newer addition to the front desk, has only lived in the Mystic area for a few years but has made it a point to become very familiar with the fun and exciting events and places to visit. When she’s not at the Inn her favorite place to visit is Foxwoods to shop the newest collections or show off her poker skills. Be sure to say Hi to Kathryn during your next visit and ask her about local recommendations.