A Landmark Location
Our location in the heart of Fairfield County is the perfect gateway to discover all the best the region has to offer.
Less than one hour from New York City and minutes from the waters of Long Island Sound, our proximity to Interstate 95, the Merritt Parkway and Metro-North Rail Service offers convenient access to corporate centers from Stamford to New Haven. When it’s time to step out, you will find yourself close to many local points of interest, award-winning dining, theater, art and music venues, abundant shopping, and houses of worship – many within walking distance.
Two local venues have hosted some of the top names in entertainment, including headliners like Bruce Springsteen, Elton John, Aerosmith, and Cirque du Soleil. Learn more
Hotel visitors can access a quarter-mile track within a few minutes’ walk or a brand-new, 50,000+ square-foot indoor sports facility within a few miles’ drive. Learn more
At various times of the year, our hometown hosts festivals that stand out as among America’s biggest state fairs, most popular boat shows, and longest-running Scottish celebrations, while lower-key affairs focus on an old-fashioned flea market and arts & crafts. Learn more
Daily buses depart Norwalk for both the famed Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun casinos, only two hours away in eastern Connecticut. Learn more
Parents seeking activities with their children might find learning programs connected to an award-winning aquarium, a petting zoo, and a kids-centric museum. Learn more
A nearby IMAX theatre projects crystal-clear images against a screen that’s an incredible eight stories wide and six stories high; several local multiplexes offer more traditional first-run movies. Learn more
The Norwalk Inn is only blocks away from one earliest and most significant mansion/museums in the United States and our neighboring town of New Canaan hosts one of the most respected contemporary art museums in New England. Learn more
Nature & Parks
Several local nature preserves maintain live animal exhibits, wildlife/sealife sanctuaries and walking paths while also conducting nature education programs. The Norwalk area’s three public parks offer hundreds of acres of open lands complete with miles of hiking trails, multiple picnic areas, children’s playgrounds, even art exhibits. Learn more
The Norwalk Inn is just around the corner from Stew Leonard’s, one of the most unique stores in the world, while nearby shopping districts feature specialized outlets with ethnic foods, cigars, and custom jewelry. Learn more
Only minutes from the hotel, the downtown South Norwalk neighborhood known as “SoNo” hosts some of the best restaurants and popular nightlife to be found in Fairfield County. Learn more
For those willing to venture a mere 20 minutes up the I-95 corridor, Bridgeport features minor league baseball and hockey clubs playing out in acclaimed new venues. Learn more
Fairfield County has been a traditional incubator for Broadway-caliber shows, with two local theatres regularly drawing nationally-known performers like James Earl Jones and Gene Wilder. Learn more