Southwestern Connecticut: Places to Explore


  • Bridgeport

    Bridgeport, a city that has endured some economic hard times, is working hard to revitalize itself and overcome its negative image with improvements such as the Ballpark at Harbor Yard and the Arena at... Read more

  • Greenwich

    You'll have no trouble believing that Greenwich is one of the wealthiest towns in the United States when you drive along U.S. 1 (called Route 1 by the locals, as well as West Putnam Avenue, East Putnam... Read more

  • Norwalk

    In the 19th century, Norwalk became a major New England port and also manufactured pottery, clocks, watches, shingle nails, and paper. It later fell into neglect, in which it remained for much of the 20th... Read more

  • Ridgefield

    In Ridgefield you'll find a rustic Connecticut atmosphere within an hour of Manhattan. The inviting town center is a largely residential sweep of lawns and majestic homes, with a feel more reminiscent... Read more

  • Stamford

    Office buildings, chain hotels, and major department stores dominate the face of Stamford. Quality restaurants, nightclubs, and shops line Atlantic and lower Summer streets, however, and have given the... Read more

  • Westport

    Westport, an artists' community since the turn of the 20th century, continues to attract creative types. Despite commuters and corporations, the town remains more artsy and cultured than its neighbors:... Read more