/trip/ verb.
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/veel/ adverb.
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5 REASONS TO VISIT STAMFORD

Less than 40 miles from New York City—Stamford, Connecticut is a waterfront haven along the Long Island Sound full of history with upscale shopping, renowned art galleries, exciting nightlife, and picturesque beaches.

1. THE ART

The Stamford Art Association's Townhouse Gallery holds 8 shows each year—2 of which are solo exhibits and 6 are juried exhibits with prominent jurors from art schools, galleries and institutions in New York and surrounding areas, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Whitney Museum, Bruce Museum, and Museum of Modern Art.

2. THE SHOPPING

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Conveniently located in Downtown StamfordStamford Town Center is world-class shopping destination with over 120 retailers, including favorites such as Saks Fifth Avenue, Brooks Brothers, J. Crew and Sephora. Check out their monthly event calendar, which includes power yoga!

3. THE COCKTAILS

Recently opened, visitors and locals alike flock to Prime – An American Kitchen and Bar for craft cocktails, raw bar selections, and of course scrumptious USDA prime steaks and chops. While taking in the striking décor, try the “Tellers Old Fashioned” made with Four Roses bourbon and soak in the fabulous views of the Rippowam River as it flows into the Long Island Sound.

4. THE BEACHES

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Home to more beaches than you could count on your fingers, West Beach is tucked away from the crowds and stands out as being serene and peaceful. Located in Stamford's wealthiest neighborhood, Shippan Pointyou'll love watching the little hermit crabs crawl the well-manicured sandy beaches.

5. THE HIKING

With over 93 acres of parkland, gardens, and hiking trails, The Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens focuses on the regional plants and ecology that highlight the enchanting environment that is Southwestern New England. Hike miles of trails that will take you through beautiful gardens, past champion trees, and into native Connecticut habitats, alongside colonial stonewalls and over pristine wetlands.

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