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Top store recommendations from locals

Aquarium
“Focusing on Long Island sound, our local aquarium features 34 exhibits with 259 species. The jellyfish exhibit is a favorite and is fun to take picture in front of. The aquarium also features CT's largest IMAX theatre with a good variety of fun, colorful, educational movies.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Historic Site
“A famous structure built by American architect Philip Cortelyou Johnson now owned by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. A short 25 minute drive with tours via reservation. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner meals as well as fresh baked goods just over the border in Sherman, CT.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“This seasonal farm stand and dairy farm is THE place to get the best housemade ice cream in creative flavors! There is often a line here on the weekends, but you won't be disappointed by the fresh and innovative choices and the classic, quaint New England charm of the place.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Farm
“Around the corner...GO APPLE PICKING! petting zoo for children, hay rides....the country experience.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bakery
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“The perfect place for brunch. Old world charm, great food and cocktails. A 20 min ride, but definitely worth it.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“If you haven't been, it's regarded as 'the Disneyland of Grocery Stores'. Fabulous baked goods, seafood, and prepared food section, especially their Portuguese Rolls, Bagels (usually piping hot) house made potato chips and fried chicken.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Cafe
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“Delicious food that is served throughtout all of Southern Connecticut and great coffee”
  • 9 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Savory crepes with topped with egg cheese, or chicken curry or shrimp and salad are a real treat!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Museum
“Fairfield Museum and History Center is a museum and library located at 370 Beach Road in Fairfield, Connecticut.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Groceries and more - Organic foods and speciality items. Takeout, shake and coffee bar. There is a lovely coffee and deli/fish/meat section. Pricey, but again, good whole food choices. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“This is a HUGE super store.. everything you might want. Beer sales stop at 10pm; store is open until midnight. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Food
“You can walk the boardwalk from silver sands park to this creamery ! Always check hours of operation they are seasonal. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Beautifully restored historic art house theatre. Member supported nonprofit. Showing cult classics and French cinema and much more! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Movie Theater
  • 2 locals recommend
Bookstore
“Great book shop in the quaint little town of Washington Depot. You never know who you might run into here!”
  • 10 locals recommend