Long one of New England's most popular tourist destinations, Southeastern Connecticut's attractions center around shoreline and heritage sites and activities, and the two Native America Casinos in the region. 


Tourism rivals Defense in its importance to the region, employing upwards of 30,000 people. The two casinos and their Convention Centers make southeastern Connecticut not only a major gaming and entertainment destination, but also a top Meeting and Convention location in the Northeast. 



Two traditional tourist attractions not only draw hundreds of thousands of visitors annually, but are also major educational facilities with programming for children, adults, and college students, both locally and throughout the country.  



Outdoor recreational facilities in the region add to its tourist appeal with beaches, fishing, boating, golf, and camping major activities. For more information on Connecticut's great outdoors, visit the



For more information about the Tourism Industry in Southeastern CT, visit the web site of the Eastern CT Tourism District and check in often for Events, Packages, and All Kinds of Special Travel Ideas!


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