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The community of Sleepy Hollow Hills offers private and quiet country living, but step outside of the community and you will find access to fun-filled destinations and year-round cultural activities. Many of our local’s favorite destinations include:

Museums. Connecticut is rich in history and culture and therefore, there is no shortage of museums throughout the state. You don’t have to travel far, however, to satiate your desire for fine art, science and nature, and naval history. The following museums can be reached in under 30 minutes:

lyman allyn art museum
  • The Arboretum at Connecticut College
  • Connecticut River Museum
  • Florence Griswold Museum
  • Lyman Allyn Art Museum
  • Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts
    Exhibition Galleries
  • Mashantucket Pequot Museum &
    Research Center
  • Mystic Seaport
  • Peabody Museum of Natural History
  • Submarine Force Museum and the Historic
    Ship Nautilus
  • U.S. Coast Guard Museum

Casinos. Two world-class resorts and casinos are just minutes away and offer infinitely more than gaming. Expect to find luxury accommodations, spa treatments, golf, shopping, dining, entertainment, and sporting events. Foxwoods is located in Mashantucket, CT ( and Mohegan Sun (, home of the WNBA team, the Connecticut Sun, is located in Uncasville, CT.

Golf Courses. There is no shortage of golf courses in Southeastern Connecticut, each offering varying degrees of challenge. However, our favorite executive
par-3 course is right here in town; Cedar Ridge Golf Course (http://www. Visit their web-site to view their beautifully-maintained course and for directions.

Enticing your family to visit just got a whole lot easier! In addition to the abundance of water activities and cultural destinations already mentioned, here are some of the local attractions popular with visiting grandchildren:

  • Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut
  • Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center
  • The Dinosaur Place at Nature’s Art
  • Essex Steam Train and Riverboat
  • Mystic Aquarium and Institute for Exploration
  • "Monster" Indoor Mini Golf
  • Norwich Municipal Ice Rink
  • Project Oceanology
  • Splash Park at Ocean Beach Park
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