Connecticut’s third-largest city, Stamford offers virtually endless lifestyle possibilities, from its vibrant urban downtown to relaxed residential neighborhoods to the north.
Stamford is 36 miles northeast of New York City and served by several train lines including Metro North, Amtrak’s Acela Express and Shore Line East. An express ride to Grand Central takes approximately 50 minutes.
THE PLACE TO GO
The downtown city center, which includes the waterfront Harbor Point district, offers endless shopping, restaurants and entertainment options. Stamford boasts Long Island Sound beaches, two public golf courses and an all-weather heated driving range.
It’s possible to follow the transition from bustling city to serene countryside entirely within city limits.