Welcome to the town of Niantic
Located in East Lyme and on the Long Island Sound, the Village of Niantic is one of the gems of New London County. With a population of just more than 3,000 people, this beautiful village is the epitome of a quaint and quiet location that is ideal for young families looking to expand. You'll have a birds-eye view of the weekly sailboat races organized by the Niantic Bay Yacht Club and are in close proximity to Rocky Neck State Park. While small in size, the Village of Niantic features plenty activities for the entire family and a plethora of dining options that will make it easy to find something new to try. You are also just a short drive away from key landmarks in the state of Connecticut including Mystic Seaport, Foxwoods Casino, and Mohegan Sun Casino.
Mystic Seaport is the largest maritime museum in the United States. It is notable for its collection of sailing ships and boats, and for the re-creation of the crafts and fabric of an entire 19th-century seafaring village. It consists of more than 60 original historic buildings, most of them rare commercial structures moved and meticulously restored.
Foxwoods Resort Casino is a hotel and casino located on the Mashantucket Pequot Indian Reservation, within Ledyard, Connecticut. A complex of six casinos, the resort covers an area of 9,000,000 sq ft. The casinos have more than 380 gaming tables for blackjack, craps, roulette, and poker and have more than 4,700 slot machines. There are several restaurants within the casinos, among them a Hard Rock Cafe. Foxwoods has 2,266 hotel rooms and a two-story arcade for children and teens.
Mohegan Sun is one of the largest casinos in the United States, with 364,000 square feet (33,800 square meters) of gambling space. It is located on 240 acres along the banks of the Thames River in Uncasville, Connecticut. It features the 12,000-seat capacity Mohegan Sun Arena, home of the New England Black Wolves of the National Lacrosse League and the Women's National Basketball Association's Connecticut Sun.