33 Best Stops Between Mystic and Norwalk (2024)

Mohegan Sun is a vast resort featuring two casinos, an 18-hole golf course, and two spas. It's home to some amazing restaurants like MJ23 Sports Bar and Grill offering delicious steaks, burgers, and BBQ chicken spring rolls. The resort has deep-rooted Native American history and is located on a reservation. The Sky Tower offers comfortable beds with great views of the water and easy access to top-notch restaurants.

We loved it. The kids had a great time at the little daycare area they had. I didn't even want to leave them in daycare, I wanted to go back there and play with them since it looked so cool! Staff said it was strictly kids only, so we paid for an hour just so they could go check it out. Shops are expensive as far as food and drinks, but that's to be expected. The little candy store was nice and had some hard to find old fashion candies. Arcade was reasonably priced considering how much arcades cost. We spent $75 between the 2 kids and they got to play a lot of games. I even convinced my husband to gamble a little bit. We'd love to go back and stay in the Mohegan sun hotel next time.

Jen P — Google review

We stayed at the Sky tower and it was amazing! The whole lobby and place smelt like soap it was so clean. Very comfortable beds, waking up was difficult. The lobby is located right near some of the best restaurants and nothing is really too far. We had a gorgeous view of the water, I recommend being higher up if possible. A great way to spend my birthday weekend. Thank you!

Ava M — Google review

I had a good time there and without gambling too much. This place is packed on the weekend. It's more than a casino, it's a place you can bring the kids, they will have some fun too . The stores sure are expensive, but that's to be expected in a casino resort. The casino itself is very beautiful. It's also very clean and well maintained. The staff are friendly and helpful. A very good selection of affordable priced restaurants. I had fun just walking around.

Chuong N — Google review

This is my favorite place on the East Coast to gamble. I live in New Jersey and I do not like going to Atlantic City. The only thing I can say about the drive even though it’s supposed to be 2 1/2 hours route 95 is horrible so it does take close to three to3 1/2 hours. I would rather drive the extra time to go to Mohegan Sun than go to Atlantic City. the casino and the rooms are spotless from valet to luggage guys are great they’re fun the front desk people are so knowledgeable helpful. Great restaurants believe it or not. Our favorite place to go now is Frank Pepe‘s pizza? It’s terrific, we go to the Mexican restaurant sit at the bar and have our co*cktails. The bar staff is terrific. Todd English is Tuscany is great we’ve been there several times and of course we always finish the night with our ice cream at Ben & Jerry’s. It has turned into a non-smoking casino for now, which is fine. If we spend a couple of days there, we will take a drive into Mystic to go to. The little store is the town Mystic Seaport even great restaurants there it’s 20 minutes away. It’s worth the trip. We never have a bad time at Mohegan Sun, and when we go up to that part of Connecticut.

Robin P — Google review

I came here with my family. I love it here. It is a very very large hotel. It is kid friendly, they have an arcade and a baby sitting area if you’d like to drop your kid off. There are many many food options such as fast food and fine dining. The rooms were up to par and cleaned nicely. It was a great experience and the Casino was very large and a variety of machines. The hotel comes with two beautiful pools. The nightly rates are good, you just need to find one that accommodates you the most. There are always events here and they’re cheap. I’d recommend coming here with your family!

Christina A — Google review

This place is ridiculously large. Visited friends getting married here - the large suite made preparation for that easy.Key card is required in order to even work the elevator, so its secure.Parking garages easy to navigate into other areas of the casino, but valet parking is free even for guests at Sky Tower, should you desire to use it.Prices were higher than I was willing to pay, even for the most basic rooms, so I stayed elsewhere, but all the employees I interacted with were very kind.

Lindsey S — Google review

My husband and I came here from Philly to see a Tool concert in the arena. It was beautiful and super convenient. The hotel rooms were spacious and beautifully furnished. Beautiful view of the river from our windows. It was a short distance to the arena from our room and where the stores and restaurants are. We had fun at the casino, too, but I was really impressed with the architecture, art sculptures, waterfall, mosaic glass lights, mohageny arches, and sculptures. The Italian restaurant looked like an old world Catholic church, which added a classy, elegant, and creepy vibe. I loved everything about this place, and I can't wait to go back!

Danielle R — Google review

Love this Casino! Has plenty of great restaurants and shopping and the games are far a d wide. Rooms are nice a d service is top notch! I try to get there a handful of times per year. I'm actually heading down there today from Maine for a 2 night stay.

Marc M — Google review

My favorite place to go ! I love the atmosphere, very classy. Restaurants are the best! Great selection of food, bars, and stores. My husband loves the cigar bar. I enjoy playing the slots. I love all the variety and different sections. It’s a fantastic place ! I look forward to going there every time. The staff and security are extremely friendly and helpful no matter where you are in Mohegan.

Sandra C — Google review

Don't forget to use Hᴏᴛᴇʟʙᴏʟʟʏ.ᴄᴏᴍ when booking a hotel. This website will compare thousands of booking web sites and normally will have rooms much cheaper than others! Thank me later! This hotel is one of the most well known in this area. I've been coming here for a very long time. If you stay for a few days you definitely won't regret it.Wow ! Very cool place, unique Native American vibe with amazing art work and architectural features. We went for a show, 2 Cellos were spectacular. Very well run , the ample staff were very helpful. Wear your comfy shoes, it's a large place with lots to see. Great place for a show ! Would definitely go back !

Charles W — Google review

I've visited on weekend evenings for a concert and to celebrate a friend's birthday. Both times were a memorable and positive experience. The parking is free, although more exterior signage would have been helpful for parking. As far as the interior, this place has an absolutely thoughtful and breathtaking interior design. I could go on and on about how beautiful and clean it is here. Mohegan Sun is large, but both smaller and more adult-oriented than it's competitor, Foxwoods. I cannot speak to the casino and hotel rooms at this time but the food selection is great and there are a lot of late night options.

Krystal M — Google review

This place truly had everything. A mini city with even the smallest details accounted for. What a great time. Everything there was of the best kind of quality food, attractions, dancing, the gambling was fierce the partying was never over. Even our night there I don’t know if I ever slept that good in my life. Even if for once in a life time this spot has to be experienced to its full extent.

Jorge P — Google review

My very first time visiting and I was very impressed. I’ve been to a few casinos but this one has a very upscale vibe. The rooms are excellent as well very spacious but the view is what sealed it for me. We had a room overlooking the lake and what a view to wake up to. I will definitely be visiting again

PuR3 F — Google review

9/12/23 My husband and I had a very nice overnight stay. Everyone was friendly from the check in to the check out staff. The room was lovely and squeaky clean just what we like about our casinos stays.Very nice selection of restaurants.Enjoyed playing video poker.We cannot wait to go back soon!

Mary H — Google review

My wife and I went there for a day trip, not to gamble but just to see the place. The casino was as eye blindingly bright as you'd expect, and gambling was available everywhere as you can imagine. However, when considered as a mall, it was very attractive with some great architectural details that were over the top, but interesting.

Benjamin W — Google review

My boyfriend got me tickets to Tool at Mohegan for my birthday. I definitely recommend seeing a concert here. Great sound and small enough so you can actually see the stage. The light show was impressive too!Next time we will add extra time for traffic... There is no way around all the traffic.

Jessica H — Google review

Tough place to go and relax. Twenty minutes needs to lapse between drinks and they're exact about 20 minutes. So many rules to go with a group where we just want to have fun and have a great memory. Keep your rules. I saw them tell a guy he is on a list and won't get served anywhere in the place. Great rooms but I already have parents. They proofed a 50 year old. Really?

James R — Google review

Great place, all in one venue. Hotel, Casino, Mall, many fun bars and clubs also bowling and many more. A fun family 9r Adult fun ground. A must for a weekend or a week. Check it out.Rooms are very nice, clean, and spacious. Security is on point and ready to help.

William Y — Google review

Awesome hotel with tons to do. Definitely stay overnight if you get a chance. It's a nice experience.Only wish they had a late night eatery for middle of the night cravings, but nothing is open overnight.Area itself is very quiet and secluded.

Kitty K — Google review

Very clean easy self parking.Rooms are spacious and amenities were adequate. .Restaurants foods were delicious.*****Special Shout out to the staff and workers at the Micheal Jordan restaurant. Courteous, thoughtful and the food was great. Thankful for the extra thought of giving us a signed birthday card with a birthday treat. 💕😋Definitely would visit again

Vivian G — Google review

Drove to the Mohegan Sun on May 15, 2022 & November 21, 2022 mornings to hangout with friends to gamble. It was about a 3 hour drive. When arrived there was lots of parking space. The parking is free. The staff are very friendly and helpful with any questions, directions. The restrooms, casino, restaurants, shops, floors all very clean. There’s many machines, table games and sports betting. Lots of shopping stores and restaurants. The food at the restaurants are delicious and well prepared which makes you want more. I’ve not had the opportunity to go to the night entertainment for shows, club nights etc…. Will be looking forward to do so for future visits. Did not stay overnight will book a few nights for the future. Thank you Mohegan Sun for an excellent experience.

Flourish L — Google review

It's a great casino for those that go for the machines. There are an adequate number of table games and sports betting. Fanduel has a great space. Michael Jordan's restaurant and his sports bar are standout places to eat. Be prepared to spend $100 or more at the restaurant but the food is well prepared.Good shopping and food choices. Getting from the parking lot to the hotel lobby isn't too bad. If you can catch a show while you're there, it'll make the experience that much better.Of course, there's more opportunity for night entertainment if you go on a Friday or Saturday with shows, club nights and live bands in the various restaurants and spaces. Sunday through Thursday are slower but if you simply need a change of scenery or a moment to get away, it's worth it.The indoor pool, hot tub and fitness room are well done. The spa is definitely worth a try. There aren't many choices for breakfast. The staff was very polite and helpful. Overall, 4.5.

VISION — Google review

I've been to multiple events at Mohegan, I enjoy going there. My most favorite thing is the smell, even before the no smoking allowed. I do not really gamble, but the atmosphere seems calm in the gambling area. I have gone to concerts in the wolf's den as well as some concerts & fights in the arena. Everything is very well organized & has run smoothly every single time! The hotels are also.. amazing. & I love their decorations especially during the holidays!

Chelsey A — Google review

I had a good time there and without gambling too much. This place is packed on the weekend. It's more than a casino, it's a place you can bring the kids, they will have some fun too . The stores sure are expensive, but that's to be expected in a casino resort. The casino itself is very beautiful. It's also very clean and well maintained. The staff are friendly and helpful. A very good selection of affordable priced restaurants. I had fun just walking around.

Nikhil A — Google review

This place is awesome. I didn't do any research before we went and I was very surprised. Tons of restaurants and stores. The decor and colors are gorgeous. You can seriously spend hours there and not know. I played roulette and I walked away with some chips and tried to play at another table and that is. No no. The staff educated me on why you can't mix the chips. The place is clean and inviting. Parking was very easy.

Jennifer W — Google review

I've traveled all over the US. I have seen a lot of casinos. This may be the cleanest one. Very friendly and frequent staff all over the floor to the restaurants to the management in the floor. I stopped and tested them for customer service situations, and they did great. It's very spacious and has all kinds of slots, especially new ones. This is setup great and has a good layout. Food options are very put together and open late. The shops are nice add as well as the waterfalls and decor. It's very well lit up and has great photos opportunities everywhere. Parking was probably the one negative thing I had. Nothing is perfect, but this is definitely a real deal, and I see why it wins awards. The slots seem to be lost and tight at the same time. It's probably just a preference. I would totally come back every time I'm on the East Coast. 5 stars, this is a real review. Not plugged for attention or advertisem*nts l.

Rustan P — Google review

Stayed one night in Sky Tower hotel as part of package "room + concert". Room was very comfy and clean and all would be wonderful if not for a SCAM they are running with their "refreshments" in the "mini bar drawer". So apparently that drawer is weight sensitive, but NO warning of that, so the minute you pick up mini bottle of alcohol or small box of chocolates to look at, it senses that is it gone and charges you for that. Does not matter that you put it right back and the "whole weight" is back in the drawer, the charges are on your room invoice. They count on you for not seeing the invoice an the check-out and just paying extra charges (my mistake for doing online check-out instead of front desk). Next day when i got emailed detailed invoice and saw 3 extra charges for "touched items" , I had to call and explain we only looked at them and did not consume anything and got full refund. Still, all this could have been avoided if they just placed a note on mini-bar warning about "do not touch" anything. I spoke to customer relations and asked to add such note.

Lilia K — Google review

Everything was perfect. Location was great. The room was extremely clean. There's so much to do here. Great food and lots of fun. You could literally just walk around enjoying looking at everything

Dawn S — Google review

Love Mohegan Sun. I have been going there for years both for over nights and day trips. It is so much more than a casino. The aesthetic is amazing and calls back to the Mohegan tribes roots. There are so many games if you want to gamble and there are dozens of other options if you don’t want to gamble. From restaurants, to bars, to clubs, to shops, to concerts. I recommend Mohegan Sun to everyone from and visiting Connecticut.

Will — Google review

Had a wonderful stay at the hotel. Nice vibe and loved the food options, shopping experience.I had booked a breakfast package but was charged more despite calling to ensure it was included at the time of final checkout. Had to go in person to ensure this was corrected. Front desk should be more cognizant of this

Valli G — Google review

Such a fun place! Our hotel room was really nice and clean. The staff was plentiful keeping everything clean and very nice. The rooms are a walk away from the restaurants and casino which makes them nice and quiet but at the end of the night, something to keep in mind. Restaurants are expensive but the arena was awesome for the show we saw! We will definitely be back!

Sarah — Google review

One of best hotel/casino/entertainment resort I’ve been to. The choice of carefully selected materials used throughout the place is quite stunning. There’s an indoor waterfall, conference room, arena, nightclub, restaurants, and the rooms are very good. I really enjoyed my time here and definitely recommend.

Massaboi ( — Google review

Mohegan Sun is simply an amazing destination. From casual dining to fine dining, from classic steakhouse to Asian fusion to authentic Italian, seafood or Mexican and more, Mohegan. Has it all. Whatever your liking, you should be able to find the gaming option of choice and the newer sportsbook is a great addition.There is plenty to do for people of all ages including world class entertainment and more local bands, comedy, shopping, spa, game room and even bowling. Above all, Mohegan continues to ban smoking...which is incredible and unique!Self parking or valet, it is all easy and convenient as is the location off or Rt 2 or 395. The rooms that have been renovated deserve a 5 star rating. I gave a 4 star as while the rooms are terrific, I believe that some are still scheduled for upgrade. If you are looking to get away for a night or weekend or have a conference at Mohegan... you will be very pleased with what you find.

Arubacaz — Google review

I went for a concert that my daughter was attending.Thought the casino floor was underwhelming. So many machines games and a very limited amount of table games open. I've been to Vegas countless times and never seen anything like this.Ate at Landsdown and food was great, service was quick and price was reasonable.

Mike S — Google review

The place is huge! I’d recommend valet parking (free) it can be a bit of a walk depending where you’re going to go within the resort.The 26th floor room had a great view of the river. It was clean and comfortable.There are 27 restaurants, 17 bars, casinos, shopping, and the event centers.It almost has the feel of a mega-cruise ship on land.

Rob S — Google review

I’ve visited Mohegan Sun countless times and it has consistently been a fantastic destination for a night of entertainment. The rooms are always clean and inviting, making the stay even more enjoyable. The casino experience has been satisfactory, and I’ve never been disappointed with any of the dining options available. Enjoy walking around the shops area. It’s the perfect spot for a great evening out!

John J — Google review

It's a great experience every time I go here. I wish some of the restaurant places would open a little bit later. But overall it's a great experience. It's a great thing every time I go here I see a new part and I haven't seen. Make sure you go to the ATM before you go so you don't get hit with the large ATM fee here. It's best just to bring cash with you.

Nija S — Google review

This place really is a small City! So many bars and restaurants and lots of shopping. I didn't have to worry about how I forgot deodorant because lush was easily located and the employees there helped me pick out a fun new deodorant! Then I went over to Sephora and got perfume that I had forgotten. Oh well, wandering around and looking at the really cool layout. I love that there's a whole wing of this casino where everything is in Chinese and you can get awesome fun Chinese snacks! The art is really amazing. I love the Hall of Lost tribes and I love how modern art and tribal art get meshed together in this building. The only recommendation I have is I would love to see more interactive games at the arcade like dance, dance revolution.

Regan B — Google review

Can't wait for the Kentucky Derby I've been having so much fun down there the past couple weeks the VIP lounge private tables and now we're going to be upstairs for the Kentucky Derby with a view of everyone can't wait. Love you Mohegan Sun

Wesley Z — Google review

Went with a friend who is a member of the High Rollers club. 2 bedroom suite. Room was immaculate. Service in the restaurants was perfect everywhere we went. Food was decent. Staff exceptionally friendly and helpful. Could do without the kids running around but.... No control over that. So fun. Will def be back.

Linda W — Google review

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