The City of Stamford, CT
Stamford is a popular city in the state of Connecticut with a total of 121,026 residents living there. Stamford is ranked as the fourth most populated city in Connecticut and the 192nd most populated city in the United States, and is located in Fairfield County. The largest nearby city to Stamford is Yonkers, approximately 30 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Stamford, including Toscana Ristorante, Venice Restaurant and Pizzeria, Mannen Japanese Restaurant, Empire Szechuan and Country Corners. For a larger selection of Stamford restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Stamford Golf Courses, Museums and/or Botanical Gardens, including the Keeler Tavern, Danbury Museum and Historical Society, Weir Farm National Historic Site, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum and Ridgefield Golf Course. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Stamford please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 4 airports are located in or near Stamford:
- Bridgeport Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial Airport (BDR)
- Danbury Municipal Airport (DXR)
- Poughkeepsie Dutchess County Airport (POU)
- Waterbury - Oxford Airport (OXC)
Stamford, Connecticut Climate and WeatherIn the month of January, Stamford experiences an average high temperature of 38 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 19 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.5 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Stamford with daytime temperatures averaging 81 degrees in the summer, and 40 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Stamford to receive an average of 4.04 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.39 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 104 degrees in the summer and as low as -18 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Stamford should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 64 degrees, and nighttime lows of 41.
Stamford, 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.
2American Merchant Marine Museum - , Kings Point,
The United States Merchant Marine Academy is one of the five United States service academies. It is charged with training officers for the United States Merchant Marine, branches of the military, or the transportation industry.
3Apple Greens Golf Course - , Highland,
The Apple Greens Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Ulster County New York. This course is located in the city of Highland. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 845-883-5500.
Address: 161 S St, Highland, NY 12528
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.
6Bannerman Castle - , Pollepel Island,
Pollepel Island is an island in the Hudson River. Also known as Pollopel Island, Pollopel's Island, and Bannerman Island, it is the site of Bannerman's Castle The name is from the Dutch word pollepel 'ladle'.
7Barnum 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.
8Bartlett 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.
9Bartow-Pell Mansion - , Bronx,
The Bartow-Pell Mansion is a New York City landmark and museum that is situated in northern portion of Pelham Bay Park in The Bronx. Originally the Robert and Marie Lorillard Bartow House, the residence and estate date back to 1654. The Lords of the Manor of Pelham once owned the home which was later enlarged, renovated and remodeled in the Federal style. The current house was built between 1836 and 1842. Ownership of the house passed between the Bartow and Pell families until it was finally sold to the City of New York in 1888 by descendants of the Bartow family.
Stamford, Connecticut Hotels
6Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Danbury - I-84
89 Mill Plain Road
Danbury, CT 06811
Stamford, Connecticut Restaurants
This is a list of Stamford Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Japanese Restaurants, Fast Foods & Carry Out, Fine Dining Restaurants, Pizza Restaurants, Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Shops and Diners. Happy Dining!
Published January 17, 2012
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