The City of Bridgeport, CT
Bridgeport is a popular city in the state of Connecticut with a total of 137,298 residents living there. Bridgeport is ranked as the first most populated city in Connecticut and the 163rd most populated city in the United States, and is located in Fairfield County. The largest nearby city to Bridgeport is New Haven, approximately 14 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Bridgeport, including Peking Tokyo, Home Plate Deli, Lia's Pizza, Gregory's Restaurant & Pizza and Japanese & Chinese Restaurant. For a larger selection of Bridgeport restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Bridgeport Golf Courses, Museums and/or Zoos, including the Whitney Farms Golf Club, Tashua Knolls Golf Club, Osbornedale, Boothe Memorial Park and Museum and David Humphreys House. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Bridgeport please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 5 airports are located in or near Bridgeport:
- Bridgeport Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial Airport (BDR)
- Danbury Municipal Airport (DXR)
- Shirley Brookhaven Calabro Airport (WSH)
- Tweed - New Haven Regional Airport (HVN)
- Waterbury - Oxford Airport (OXC)
Bridgeport, Connecticut Climate and WeatherIn the month of January, Bridgeport experiences an average high temperature of 37 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 23 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.73 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Bridgeport with daytime temperatures averaging 79 degrees in the summer, and 39 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Bridgeport to receive an average of 3.37 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.7 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 103 degrees in the summer and as low as -7 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Bridgeport should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 60 degrees, and nighttime lows of 44.
Bridgeport, Connecticut Attractions
1Akin Free Library - , Pawling, , , , , , , village,
The Akin Free Library on Quaker Hill is a historic eclectic late Victorian stone building in the hamlet of Quaker Hill, town of Pawling, Dutchess County, New York in the US, listed in the National Register of Historic Places as a historic place of local significance since 1991.
2Alling Memorial Golf Course - New Haven,
The Alling Memorial Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in New Haven County Connecticut. Built in 1930, this New Haven course designed by Robert D. Pryde is open mar 1 to dec 1. For tee time information call the pro shop at 203-946-8014. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 35 Eastern St, New Haven, CT 6513
3American Clock & Watch Museum - Bristol,
The American Clock & Watch Museum, located in Bristol, Connecticut, is one of a very few museums in the US dedicated solely to horology, which is the history, science and art of timekeeping and timekeepers. Located in the heart of historic center of American clockmaking ACWM is the worlds preeminent horological museum in the area of American clocks, primarily industrial made clocks of the 18th and early 20th century.
4Arena at Harbor Yard - Bridgeport,
The Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard is a 10,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut, built alongside The Ballpark at Harbor Yard. The Arena opened on October 10, 2001 and is managed by Centerplate. Webster Bank entered into a 10-year $3.5 million agreement with the City of Bridgeport for naming rights of the Arena on January 6, 2011.
5Bailey Arboretum - , Locust Valley,
The Bailey Arboretum is a 42-acre arboretum located in Lattingtown, New York, a small village on the North Shore of Long Island.
6Barnum Museum - Bridgeport,
The Barnum Museum is a museum in Bridgeport, Connecticut in the US with an extensive collection related to P. T. Barnum and the history of Bridgeport, Connecticut housed in an historic building on the National Register of Historic Places.
7Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens - Stamford,
The Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens contains 91 acres of parkland, gardens, landscapes, and hiking trails, that focus on the regional plants, ecology and character of Southwestern New England. The Arboretum is open and accessible to the public every day of the year. It is located at 151 Brookdale Road in Stamford, Connecticut in the US.
8Beardsley Zoo - Bridgeport,
The Beardsley Zoo, located in Bridgeport, Connecticut, is the only zoo in the state of Connecticut. It includes one of few carousels in the state.
9Bellamy-Ferriday House and Garden - Bethlehem,
Bellamy-Ferriday House and Garden is a historic house on Main Street North and West Street in Bethlehem, Connecticut. It was built in 1760 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.
10Bellarmine Museum of Art - Fairfield,
The Bellarmine Museum of Art is an art museum that can be found on the campus of Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut. The museum features Classical, Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Celtic and Asian art and artifacts in three distinct galleries totaling 2,700 square feet of space.
Bridgeport, Connecticut Hotels
2Extended Stay America - Shelton - Fairfield County
945 Bridgeport Ave
Shelton, CT 06484
5Residence Inn By Marriott Shelton-fairfield County
1001 Bridgeport Ave
Shelton, CT 06484
Bridgeport, Connecticut Restaurants
This is a list of Bridgeport Asian Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Chinese Restaurants, Pizza Restaurants, Fast Foods & Carry Out and Delicatessens Retail. Happy Dining!
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