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The historic Connecticut town of Norwalk is close to major cities, and full of New York commuters, yet manages to keep that small town charm that draws tourists to the area. From the old fashioned wharf you'll see oyster boats come in, and the area is famous for its shellfish which is often served in the traditional restaurants looking out over the rippling sea. Around the area you'll also find many classic mansions and manor houses that can be explored, as well as museums where you can learn about the early days of Norwalk.

Things to see

Norwalk Maritime Aquarium sits at the edge of the Long Island Sound, and inside this dramatic modern building with its sloping roofs you'll find dozens of exhibits dedicated to the marine life of the area. You can get up close to giant sea turtles, see playful river otters, and even stroke the stingrays that come to the edge of the tank to greet you. You can also learn more at the Maritime IMAX which has an interesting program of educational films about the ocean as well as wildlife. The Historic South Norwalk area, also known locally as SoNo, has well preserved buildings dating back to the 1870s, including many on the National Register of Historic Places. Take a stroll and you'll find many restaurants and bars in a small area, and at night the streets light up and the area turns into a busy and lively place to enjoy a drink. You might recognize the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion from various movies it has been featured in, and this dramatic grey bricked home is a classic example of Second Empire architecture, with spires and intricate ironwork.

Hotels in Norwalk

There are many historically styled guesthouses and inns in the area, and if you're looking for Norwalk hotels then these 2 and 3 star options are often comfortable and affordable. You can enjoy hotel facilities such as restaurants, fitness centers, outdoor pools with poolside bars, free parking, and complimentary shuttle services. You'll also find extra amenities in your room to help you relax after a long day, and these can include free WiFi, premium bedding, down comforters, coffee makers, refrigerators, and microwaves.

Where to stay

There are many historically styled guesthouses and inns in the area, and if you're looking for Norwalk hotels then these 2 and 3 star options are often comfortable and affordable. You can enjoy hotel facilities such as restaurants, fitness centers, outdoor pools with poolside bars, free parking, and complimentary shuttle services. You'll also find extra amenities in your room to help you relax after a long day, and these can include free WiFi, premium bedding, down comforters, coffee makers, refrigerators, and microwaves.

How to get to Norwalk

Tweed New Haven Regional Airport is just a 40 minute drive from Norwalk, and this relatively small airport has flights arriving from across the USA, as well as a few direct services from Europe. Many visitors also arrive via LaGuardia Airport as it's the nearest major New York hub, and from here you can simply catch a bus to Harlem 125th Street Station, and then catch a direct train to Norwalk, with the total transfer taking around 90 minutes. Nearby Stamford Transportation Center also connects the region with the Acela Express, Northeast Regional, and Vermonter Amtrak services, with trains running directly to Washington DC, Boston, Springfield, and other major cities.