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Reviewed on Feb 23, 2020
Families will find kid-friendly activities in Stamford, and visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants, shopping, and lively bar scene. This city also attracts tourists with its cafés, beaches, and theaters. Top sights around the area include Chelsea Piers, Capitol Theatre, and Westchester County Center.
Well-known for its theaters, the city's cultural venues include Stamford Center for the Arts, Curtain Call, and Stamford Museum and Nature Center. Favorite family attractions include Chelsea Piers and Norwalk Maritime Aquarium. The city is notable for landmarks like Historic South Norwalk, First Presbyterian Church, and Bridgeport Downtown South Historic District.
In Stamford, you'll be able to select from 79 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have plenty of choices for your holiday retreat. Here are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:
Popular places to see outside the city include Bronx Zoo, located 22.9 mi (36.8 km) from the city center, and Capitol Theatre, which is 7.6 mi (12.2 km) away.
To see more of the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from Stamford Transportation Center or Cos Cob Station. Stamford may not have many public transit options so consider renting a car to explore more.