Better known for Ivy Leaguers and autumn leaves than slot machines and five card stud, Connecticut offers a Las Vegas-worthy surprise in the form of Foxwoods Resort Casino. Owned and operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, this property is actually home to six casinos, along with a Rees Jones-designed championship golf course, a Troon Golf Academy and a whopping 30-plus restaurants including Red Lantern (Asian cuisine), Paragon (market fresh fare) and David Burke Prime steakhouse. Accommodations range from contemporary digs in The Fox Tower to the cozy Two Trees Inn to private designer villas with butler service. Along with the sumptuous G Spa and Salon, located at The Fox Tower, the resort houses Norwich Spa at Foxwoods for those who want to double down on their pampering experience. Add a luxury bowling alley, nightclubs, a comedy club and designer shopping, and you can see why North America's largest casino resort has made its way onto our top ten list.
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