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Fairfield

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Fairfield is a town located in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. It borders the towns of Bridgeport, Trumbull, Easton, Weston, and Westport along the Gold Coast of Connecticut. As of the 2010 census, the town had a population of 59,404. In July 2006, Money magazine ranked Fairfield the ninth-best place to live in the United States, and the best place to live in the Northeast.HistoryColonial eraIn 1635, Puritans and Congregationalists in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, were dissatisfied with the rate of Anglican reform, and sought to establish an ecclesiastical society subject to their own rules and regulations. The Massachusetts General Court granted them permission to settle in the towns of Windsor, Wethersfield, and Hartford which is an area now known as Connecticut.
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Water Body
Lake Mohegan Recreation Area
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Fairfield Cheese Company
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
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History Museum
Fairfield Museum and History Center
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
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Beach
Jennings Beach
4.0
Duration: 2 hours

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Aquarium
The Maritime Aquarium Norwalk
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Duration: 2 hours
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Zoo
Beardsley Zoo Bridgeport
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Duration: 2 hours
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State Park
Silver Sands State Park Milford
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Water Park
Quassy Amusement Park & Waterpark Middlebury
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Duration: 2 hours

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Sasco Beach
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Duration: 2 hours
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Penfield Beach
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Duration: 2 hours
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Art Museum
Fairfield University Art Museum
3.4
Duration: 30 minutes

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