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The leafy Connecticut town of Fairfield is often ranked amongst the best places to live in the USA, and this historic town is full of cultural and community events that draw in tourists and locals alike. With homes and buildings dating back to the earliest days of European settlement, it's a fascinating town that played a key part in the revolutionary war and other major American events. Its position on the Long Island Sound also makes it a great spot for beaches, with long stretches of golden sands surrounded by soft green sand dunes, and clear waters where you can swim or surf.

Things to see

The modern, red-bricked Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts provides an interesting calendar of cultural and artistic events, with 2 theaters and a contemporary styled art gallery. From national theater groups to small, experimental performances, this versatile space always has something interesting going on, and local students often use it to showcase their talents. The Fairfield Theater Company also has some excellent live performances, from rock bands to poetry readings, and this lively venue attracts big name talent from around the world. The Fairfield Museum and History Center has interesting and interactive displays about key periods of the area's history, and you'll see artifacts from the revolutionary war, Native American settlements, and much more. There are tours given by guides in costume, and plenty of activities for children such as opportunities for painting and dressing up. The David Ogden House also gives a valuable insight into life for early settlers to Fairfield, and this charming 18th century farmhouse has been turned into a museum with guided tours around the grounds.

Hotels in Fairfield

There's a wide choice of Fairfield hotels available, with 2 to 3 star properties the most common, and you'll find several major chains in the area. These hotels offer excellent facilities for business travelers, with features such as complimentary newspapers, free WiFi, business centers, and multilingual staff, and leisure travelers will enjoy extras such as complimentary breakfasts, free onsite parking, and smoke-free environments. Guestrooms are also well equipped for a short or long term stay, and you'll enjoy amenities such as desks, phones, irons and ironing boards, flat-screen televisions, and hair dryers. Many hotels will also offer adjoining rooms on request, and may have rollaway beds or cribs for hire if you're traveling with children.

Where to stay

Fairfield has a pleasant downtown area with rows of locally owned shops and cafés, as well as green spaces and a gazebo at the heart of town. There's a wide selection of restaurants to be found, with cozy steakhouses, grills, and Italian eateries particularly popular for romantic dates and family outings. Fairfield Historic District attracts many tourists who want to see the buildings from the early settlers of the town, and here you'll find gorgeous detached homes, some of which are occupied, and others which have been left to the local historic society to be restored. Take a walking tour and you'll spot old brick taverns, inns, churches, and many other buildings steeped in history.

How to get to Fairfield

Tweed New Haven Regional Airport has regular services to Philadelphia and other major US hubs, and is just a half hour drive or taxi ride away from Fairfield. You can also catch one of the local buses to the center of New Haven, then take the Metro-North train directly to Fairfield. Many visitors also arrive via Stamford Transportation Center which has Amtrak services to Washington DC, Boston, and other major cities, and is just a couple of Metro-North stops away from Fairfield.