Good Life On The Gold Coast

  • Start off your morning with a leisurely stroll in South Norwalk. Browse the boutiques and work up an appetite for lunch at the The Brewhouse Restaurant, a place you can take a tour as well. Cruise Long Island Sound on the Island Princess.
  • Make a reservation at any one of the luxurious accommodations before heading to dinner in Westport.
  • After breakfast, visit the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, I-95 Exits 14N/15S, and experience the lifestyle of the wealthy.
  • Appreciate the fine arts at the Stamford Center for the Arts and visit the largest antique emporium, United House Wrecking, Stamford.

DRIVING TIP: From Norwalk (1) to Stamford (4) is 14 miles

Island Princess

Harbor cruises of the historic Norwalk Harbor to the outer islands including Sheffield Island Lighthouse, aboard an authentic paddlewheel Island Princess. Call ahead.

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864)

America’s first chateau; 62-room Victorian palace with stenciled walls, inlaid woodwork and skylit rotunda; gift shop. National Historic Landmark. Guided and audio tours.

Rich Forum, Stamford Center for the Arts

Full-stage productions from Broadway and London, plus recitals, comedy, and dance. Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Gallery.

United House Wrecking Co

Connecticut’s largest antique emporium. Over 30,000 square feet of antiques, furniture, stained glass, fireplace mantels and accessories, lighting fixtures, outdoor furniture, architectural salvage, and more.

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