With its ideal location in southeastern Connecticut, The Spa at Norwich Inn is minutes away from the areas’ most exciting attractions. Noteworthy temptations include the Lake of Isles Golf Courses, Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center, Foxwoods Resort Casino, and Mohegan Sun Casino. Nearby you will also find Mystic Seaport and Mystic Aquarium one of the nation’s premier aquariums, along with opportunities for sailing, shopping, and sightseeing. We are located on the Eastern Trail of the Connecticut Wine Trail, where visitors may enjoy the offerings of eight unique vineyards. During your stay, our Concierge will be available to assist with any special arrangements you may require.
TROON GOLF ACADEMY AT LAKE OF ISLES
All that golf instruction should be.
The Spa at Norwich Inn is pleased to be affiliated with the award-winning Lake of Isles Golf Courses and the Troon Golf Academy at Lake of Isles Golf Academy. Both properties are owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and share a common commitment to excellence in guest services.
“The Troon Golf Academy at Lake of Isles delivers instruction programs specifically designed to help golfers improve. Integrating the latest in teaching technology, experienced instructors and customized programs we deliver levels of improvement and understanding that guarantees improvement for everyone.” – Derek Hooper, Director of Instruction, Lake of Isles.
Each golf school utilizes our unique teaching studios equipped with V1 swing analysis, launch monitor, 60,000 sq. ft. of teeing space, putting, chipping and bunker practice areas. This guarantees that the Troon Golf Academy at Lake of Isles delivers the finest in New England golf instruction.
Our experienced PGA professionals offer private and group golf lesson programs to players of all age and ability. The Golf Academy Instructors have helped thousands of people around the world improve their game through simple explanations and fun and easy practice routines.
Norwich Public Golf Course
Norwich Golf Course is a municipal golf course owned by the City of Norwich and open to the public. Featuring a challenging 6,228 yard design constructed over undulating terrain playing to a par of 71 from the longest tees. The course rating is 70.0 and has a slope rating of 131 on Rye grass fairways. Designed by Architects Tull & Tull, the Norwich golf course opened in 1926. Norwich Public Golf Course is located adjacent to the Inn.
Touch a shark, feed a ray, cradle a crab, come nose-to-nose with a beluga whale and listen an African penguin’s heartbeat. Engaging sea lion shows, state-of-the-art technology touch displays and stimulating National Geographic Theater and 4-D Theater shows make your experience complete. 3,500 sea creatures take you on a journey into our ocean planet. Mystic Aquarium is just 20 minutes from the Inn.
Founded in 1929, Mystic Seaport is the nation’s leading maritime museum. The Museum’s grounds cover 19 acres on the Mystic River in Mystic, CT and include a recreated 19th-century coastal village, a working shipyard, formal exhibit halls, and state-of-the-art artifact storage facilities. The Museum is home to more than 500 historic watercraft, including four National Historic Landmark vessels, most notably the 1841 whaleship Charles W. Morgan, America’s oldest commercial ship still in existence. Mystic Seaport is just 20 minutes from the Inn.
Come, spend a relaxing day in Olde Mistick Village. Stroll the beautiful lanes and enjoy shopping in distinctive buildings designed to represent a New England Village in 1720.
The shopkeepers pride themselves on offering some of the most interesting and unique items from around the world. Feeling hungry? Olde Mistick Village is home to some of Mystic’s best restaurants. The Village also features a multi theatre arts & movie cinema. Olde Mystic Village is just 20 minutes from the Inn.
Nestled along both banks of the Mystic River is one of New England’s premier tourist destinations. Historic Downtown Mystic has a rich tradition as a waterside community that makes locals happy to call it home, and visitors feeling like it’s their second home. Come explore this welcoming downtown, where you can eat, stay, shop and play anytime of the year. Head to the bridge!.
Since1998, the Museum brings to life the story of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation. It serves as a major resource on the histories and cultures of Native Americans in the northeast and on the region’s rich natural history. The Museum is a 308,000-square-foot complex, consisting of permanent exhibits, the Mashantucket Gallery (a gallery for temporary exhibits), classrooms, a 320-seat auditorium, a restaurant, a museum shop and administrative offices. A 185-foot, stone-and-glass tower provides visitors with sweeping views of the swamp and region. Multi-sensory dioramas and exhibits introduce visitors to the history of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe and the natural and cultural history of the eastern woodlands. The Research Center houses collections, a library, a children’s library, archives, and archaeology and conservation laboratories. The Mashantucket Pequot Museum is just 20 minutes from the Inn.
The Connecticut Wine Trail is one of the most exciting and fastest growing wine regions in the United States. A tremendous variety of wine styles and stunning scenery are to be enjoyed as you meander throughout our beautiful state. The Connecticut Vineyard and Winery Association’s blue wine trail signs will help guide you to the 25 wineries comprising the Connecticut Wine Trail. Preston Ridge Vineyard can start your tour, just 15 minutes from the Inn.
Foxwoods Resort Casino is one of the premier hotel, gaming, shopping and entertainment destinations in the Northeast. As the largest resort casino in North America, Foxwoods offers a vast array of gaming in six casinos; AAA Four-Diamond hotels, restaurants from gourmet to express, awarding-winning golf, state-of-the-art theaters, and exclusive retailers. At Foxwoods, you can be anyone and do everything with endless possibilities of experiences that are Anything but Ordinary. Foxwoods Resort Casino is owned and operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation. For a comprehensive look at Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation visit Foxwoods.com. Foxwoods Resort Casino is just 15 minutes from the Inn.
A world at play and a world to its own, Mohegan Sun, created in 1996 by the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut, is one of the world’s most amazing destinations with some of New England’s finest dining, hotel accommodations, retail, live entertainment and sporting events. Boasting three world-class casinos, Mohegan Sun is also host to the Kids Quest/Cyber Quest family entertainment facility, a state-of-the-art Poker Room as well as three major entertainment venues with seating from 350 to 10,000. People from across the globe come to see live concerts with some of today’s top headliners, along with major sporting events including Mohegan Sun’s very own WNBA team, the Connecticut Sun. Mohegan Sun is just 5 minutes from the Inn.