Local Info

Sunfox Campground is located in beautiful southeastern Connecticut, near historic Mystic Seaport, Foxwoods & Mohegan Sun casinos, beaches, and many other attractions, and is also convenient to local shopping and dining, just 5 minutes from Lisbon Landing.  For additional information on local happenings, please visit Mystic Country 

Major Attractions


Mystic Seaport—20 miles 1-888-9SEAPORT   seaport
Mystic Aquarium—21 miles (860) 572-5955
Foxwoods Resort Casino—14 miles 1-800-PLAY BIG
Mohegan Sun Casino—13 miles 1-888-226-7711
Mashantucket Pequot Museum—15 miles 1-800-411-9671
U.S. Coast Guard Academy—17 miles in New London (860) 444-8511 
USS Nautilus & Submarine Museum—17 miles 1-800-343-0079
Norwich Tigers–6 miles to Minor League baseball (NY/Penn Rookie League affiliate of the Detroit Tigers)
Ocean Beach Park—24 miles in New London 1-800-510-SAND
Pachaug State Forest—12 miles (throughout Voluntown & Griswold)
Misquamicut Beach (RI)—30 miles (Westerly, RI)
Newport (RI) Mansions—45 miles.
Roger Williams Park & Zoo (RI)—45 miles
Six Flags Amusement Park (MA)—65 miles

Local Places of Interest  aquarium
foxwoods


Preston Trading Post—10 miles (860) 886-1484

Maple Lane Farms—10 miles (860) 887-8855
Wildowsky Dairy –1 mile (860) 884-1490
Grant’s Berry Patch & Farm Stand–2 miles (860) 376-5625
Movie Theatre (Lisbon Landing)— (860) 376-3000
Buttonwood Farm Ice Cream Griswold (860) 376-4081
River Ridge Golf Course –5 miles (860) 376-3268
Norwich Golf Course –9 miles (860) 889-6973
More local Golf Courses
Waterford Speedbowl
 (auto racing)—20 miles
Thompson Speedway (auto racing)–35 miles
The Garde Arts Center—21 miles
The Connecticut Wine Trail 

mohegan

College Flea Market–3 miles…Every Sunday, with over 150 dealers
The Dinosaur Place–21 miles (860) 443-4367

Naskart Indoor Driving & Trampoline Park—20 miles  860-444-7700

For additional local information, visit Mystic Country

Places of Worship

Newent Congregational Church 1 mile (860) 376-9153
Preston City Congregational Church 7 miles (860) 887-4647
St. Mary’s (Roman Catholic) 4 miles in Jewett City (860) 376-2044
Beth Jacob Synagogue (Conservative) 9 miles (860) 886-2459

Just 3 miles to the Super Wal-Mart at Lisbon Landing
(open 24 hours, just 3 miles away)

Right onto RT 169 South. Quick left onto Mell Road.  Stay left on Mell Road. 1 mile to left onto RT 12. Lisbon Landing is on the right, and includes Wal-Mart, Home Depot, Petco, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Ruby Tuesday, Panera, & movie theater, with Target Plaza (with Lowes, Chili’s and Aldi’s) across the street.


Emergency Medical Services

Backus Hospital is located in Norwich, approximately 10 minutes from Sunfox Campground. Right on RT 169 South to right onto I-395 South, and proceed to Exit 13 (old exit 81), onto Route 2 & 32 connector. Bear right off connector, and Backus Hospital is on the right side of the road. The Backus Hospital phone is (860) 889-8331.

Transportation Center
Cross Sound Ferry—18 miles (860) 443-5281

Pharmacy
Rite-Aid Pharmacy—3 miles Jewett City (860) 376-1206

Restaurants
Illiano’s–6 miles Norwich (exit 82) 860-889-6165
Ruby Tuesdays–Lisbon Landing 860-376-5608
Chilis–Lisbon 860-376-5862
Green Onion Pizza–Lisbon 860-376-3817
Panera Bread–Lisbon Landing
McDonalds–Lisbon on RT 12
Surrell’s Pizza–Jewett City (delivery) 860-376-9555
Tulli’s Pizza–Taftville (delivery) 860-886-6666
1000 Degrees Pizza–Lisbon Landing (delivery) 860-376-1792
Dairy Queen–4 miles Norwich  860-889-4477
Village Pizza–8 miles Preston  860-887-1930
Chop Stix (Chinese Food)–Jewett City 860-376-8893
Breakfast & Things–Lisbon (corner of RT 138 & RT 12) 860-376-4040
Route 12 Taco–Plainfield 6 miles  860-564-8226

RV Sales & Service
Hi Way Campers–RT 12 in Plainfield (15 minutes) 860-564-0141
A to Z Repair–local RV service 860-823-1254

Auto Repair
Stilly’s Auto–1/2 mile (right on RT 169) also CT Emission testing  860-376-1700

Miscellaneous
Norwich Lumber–4 miles on RT 12 860-889-1393
Home Depot–Lisbon Landing
Lowe’s–Across from Lisbon Landing

Motels & Lodging
Roseledge Herb Farm
High Acres B&B
Additional Local Lodging

Local Fishing in Lakes & Ponds
Amos Lake (Preston)
Pachaug Pond (Griswold)
(Although no license is required at Sunfox Campground’s private pond, CT Fishing license required for those 16 yrs and older if fishing elsewhere)

Local news
The Norwich Bulletin
The New London Day
WTNH.com
WFSB.com
WVIT.com