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Sheffield Island Lighthouse and Nature Trail
Sheffield Island Lighthouse and Nature Trail
Owner description: The Norwalk Seaport Association has owned, restored and maintained Sheffield Island Lighthouse since 1986 and is the official U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Friends group for the... more Owner description: The Norwalk Seaport Association has owned, restored and maintained Sheffield Island Lighthouse since 1986 and is the official U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Friends group for the Norwalk Islands.Sheffield Island with its historic 145-year-old lighthouse, beaches and wildlife refuge offers abundant summer fun for visitors. From May through September, visitors can board the Seaport Association's 45-foot C.J. Toth catamaran for a cruise to the island then tour the lighthouse, observe wildlife in their natural habitat in the Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge, hunt for shells along the beach, dine on a picnic lunch, play on the lawns around the lighthouse and just have a good time. The lighthouse tower provides magnificent views of Long Island Sound and, on a clear day, of the New York City skyline. Join us for one of the most exciting tours that the Norwalk Harbor Islands area has to offer! During this unforgettable adventure tour of Sheffield Island and Lighthouse, you'll step directly from the boat into the past. less
Attraction type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Lighthouses
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The Maritime Aquarium
The Maritime Aquarium
Owner description: Awarded the 2013 Certificate of Excellence by Trip Advisor. The Maritime Aquarium inspires people of all ages to appreciate Long Island Sound and protect it for future generations. more Owner description: Awarded the 2013 Certificate of Excellence by Trip Advisor. The Maritime Aquarium inspires people of all ages to appreciate Long Island Sound and protect it for future generations. less
Attraction type: Aquariums
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Stepping Stones Museum for Children
Stepping Stones Museum for Children
Owner description: Stepping Stones Museum for Children ignites a child's love of learning through play. Open your world to our hands-on exhibits and exciting programs. With our five main galleries... more Owner description: Stepping Stones Museum for Children ignites a child's love of learning through play. Open your world to our hands-on exhibits and exciting programs. With our five main galleries and over 100 hands-on activities, children become wide-eyed with wonder. As they see, hear, touch, feel and do, their ever-growing minds venture to amazing new places. Our Traveling Exhibit Gallery changes every few months so you can always expect new and fascinating adventures. Stepping Stones mission is to broaden and enrich the educational opportunities for children ages ten and under and to enhance their understanding of the world. The museum seeks to create an environment that inspires lifelong learning and supports parents, caregivers and educators as facilitators of children's explorations. Stepping Stones is open Monday through Sunday from 10 am - 5 pm. less
Attraction type: Children's Museums
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Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum
Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum
Attraction type: Historic Sites; History Museums
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Sheffield Island Ferry
Attraction type: Ferries/ Boats

All places to eat » Places to eat

Valencia Luncheria
Valencia Luncheria
Ranked #1 of 315 restaurants in Norwalk
Cuisines: Delicatessen
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Blue Cactus Grill
Blue Cactus Grill
Ranked #2 of 315 restaurants in Norwalk
Cuisines: American
Pontos Taverna
Pontos Taverna
Ranked #3 of 315 restaurants in Norwalk
Cuisines: Greek
Dining options: Reservations
Match
Match
Ranked #4 of 315 restaurants in Norwalk
Price: $31 - $50
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Rincon Taqueria
Ranked #5 of 315 restaurants in Norwalk
Cuisines: Mexican

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Chez Fiona
Chez Fiona
$100 - $180
Ranked #1 of 1 Norwalk B&B and Inns
Even Hotel Norwalk
3.0 of 5 Even Hotel Norwalk
$104 - $236
Ranked #1 of 14 hotels in Norwalk
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Hotel Zero Degrees Norwalk
3.5 of 5
Hotel Zero Degrees Norwalk
$111 - $340
Ranked #2 of 14 hotels in Norwalk
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Doral Arrowwood
4.0 of 5
Doral Arrowwood
$183 - $251
Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Rye Brook
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Delamar Southport
4.0 of 5
Delamar Southport
$252 - $403
Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Southport
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Delamar Greenwich Harbor Hotel
4.0 of 5
Delamar Greenwich Harbor Hotel
$296 - $418
Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in Greenwich
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