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History Museum
Buildings open from end of May until end of September on Tues and Thurs from 11-1 and Sunday 1-4. See site for further details.
Art Museum
Storm King Art Center , New Windsor
View sculptures by acclaimed artists Mark di Suvero, Alexander Calder, Louise Nevelson, and Isamu Noguchi as you walk through the open-air mu
Tours from £74
Pier / Boardwalk
Lordship Seawall , Stratford
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Duration: 2 days
The Walkway Over the Hudson is the longest and highest elevated pedestrian bridge in the world! Benmarl Winery is America's oldest Vineyard! When you accompany two of those facts with a cozy historic town to explore with a plentiful amount of restaurants, bars and eateries, you can't go wrong! Don't feel guilty indulging one bit, because you got some exercise in during an amazing hike! Enjoy a moderate to difficult level hike (easier options are available as well), gorgeous hotel accommodations for one night, the famous Walkway Over the Hudson and 2 great local wineries! •the itinerary order is subject to change due to weather and the transportation mode used to arrive in the area. The itinerary change is always be in the best interest of our guests.
Book on Viator from £268
State Park
Offering seemingly endless opportunities for exploring and general adventure, Silver Sands State Park features long stretches of beaches, san
Tours from £14
Beardsley Zoo , Bridgeport
Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo, located in Bridgeport, Connecticut, is the only AZA-accredited zoo in the state of Connecticut. It includes one


Breweries · Beaches · Piers & Boardwalks
Stratford is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. It is situated on Long Island Sound at the mouth of the Housatonic River. Stratford is in the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metropolitan Statistical Area. It was founded by Puritans in 1639.The population was 51,384 as of the 2010 census. It has a historical legacy in aviation, the military, and theater. Stratford is bordered on the west by Bridgeport, to the north by Trumbull and Shelton, and on the east by Milford (across the Housatonic River).HistoryFounding and Puritan eraStratford was founded in 1639 as "the plantation at Pequonnocke", by Puritan leader Reverend Adam Blakeman, William Beardsley, and either 16 families—according to legend—or approximately 35 families—suggested by later research—who had recently arrived in Connecticut from England seeking religious freedom. In 1640 the community was known as Cupheag Plantation. By April 13, 1643, the growing town was known as Stratford, changed to honor Stratford-upon-Avon in England. Arrange all the small, but important details of your Stratford trip itinerary using our United States trip planner.

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