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Locals Love: Stamford

There’s nothing like discovering something unexpected. For our “Locals Love” town series, we put the spotlight on Stamford, asking a handful of locals about the best things to do, eat and see in their city. From cocktails with a view, to a carousel ride in the park, to a treasure hunt through an antiques wonderland, they gave us great recommendations. So if you want to experience Stamford like a local, start with the suggestions below. Then visit Stamford Downtown and Stamford's official site for even more ideas. 

How to Get Here

The city of Stamford is less than an hour from New York City by train, and both Metro-North and Amtrak trains stop here. One of Connecticut’s busiest cities, Stamford has a world-class restaurant scene, as well as lively nightlife and great arts and cultural activities for families too.

See all the transportation options near you with the CTrides transit finder.

Want more?

Visit Stamford Downtown to find more great places to stay, play, eat and explore, as well as a regularly updated calendar of community events.

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