Outdoor Fun | What’s happening in Fairfield County, CT

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Penfield Beach in Fairfield

Penfield Beach is a 3.5 acre beachfront property that is a favorite. A great place to swim and sun along the Long Island Sound, it offers a long stretch of sandy beach. There are picnic tables and grills on the beach for visitor use.
323 Fairfield Beach Road
Fairfield , CT , 06824
Phone: 203-256-3191
41° 8' 5.2152" N, 73° 14' 30.6384" W

Old Sturbridge Village

New England life from 1790-1840 with costumed historians and period demonstrations and buildings. Visitors can explore, touch, try new things, and be part of the action. Hands-on fun is at the heart of everything we do.
1 Old Sturbridge Village Road
Sturbridge , MA , 01566
Phone: (508) 347-3362
42° 6' 32.0328" N, 72° 5' 55.5072" W

Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield

The Connecticut Audubon Society’s Center at Fairfield is a hub of environmental education activities and events throughout the year. The Center adjoins the 155-acre Roy and Margot Larsen Wildlife Sanctuary, a nature preserve serving as an extensive outdoor classroom for school, summer camp, scouting, and adult education and conservation programs. Seven miles of walking trails, raised boardwalks and bridges offer access to the varied land, forest and freshwater ecosystems. The grounds also feature a butterfly garden and Birds of Prey compound. Trails are open to the public year round, seven days a week, from dawn to dusk. The Center building houses classrooms, live education animals and exhibits, and the Nature Store.
2325 Burr Street
Fairfield , CT , 06824
Phone: (203) 259-6305 ext. 109
41° 12' 6.5772" N, 73° 17' 32.5248" W

The Golf Performance Center

The Golf Performance Center in Ridgefield, CT integrates state of the art training facilities and expert coaching to help athletes reach their goals. Beginning with the unique "5 Elements of Success" Evaluation, our golf academy delivers customized golf instruction designed to provide aspiring athletes with improvement strategies for long term success. GPC Spring and Summer Junior Golf Schools are designed to help introduce juniors of all ages to the game. Based on skill level, our instructors will place juniors in appropriate classes and encourage participation at each level for their continued development.
824 Ethan Allen Highway
Ridgefield , CT , 06877
Phone: (203) 790-4653
41° 18' 44.7696" N, 73° 28' 15.4884" W

Woodcock Nature Center

The Woodcock Nature Center is located in Wilton, CT. Located on 149 acres of state-protected land, the Woodcock Nature Preserve includes a pond, wetlands and 3 miles of publicly accessible woodland trails. The Center is home to a variety of living local and exotic creatures including snakes, frogs and lizards. We also house a handful of injured birds of prey.
56 Deer Run Road
Wilton , CT , 06897
Phone: (203)762-7280
41° 14' 50.9856" N, 73° 28' 25.4748" W

Sound Sailing Center

Sound Sailing Center is based in Norwalk, Connecticut on beautiful Long Island Sound. Our fleet operates up to Maine in the summer and down to the Caribbean in the winter.
54 Calf Pasture Beach Road
Norwalk , CT , 06855
Phone: 203-838-1110
41° 5' 3.3396" N, 73° 23' 53.322" W