Darien is the quaint and cozy hometown of HAYVN in Fairfield County! No matter where you live in this community, you’re just a hop, skip, and a jump away from one of its serene beaches, exceptionally quaint downtown, verdant nature preserves, parks, and numerous social clubs and hot spots.
Enjoy a beautiful sunset? Visit Pear Tree Point Beach any time of the year for a perfect sunset, in addition to fun beach activities. Weed Beach, on the Long Island Sound, is a smaller beach with a play area for children, paddle and tennis courts, boat launch, windsurfing, bath house, concessions and early Sunday morning a local Church holds outdoor services on the sand.
Insider tip — Weed Beach is also a terrific evening spot to watch Stamford’s Independence Day fireworks (from Cove Island Park) before enjoying Darien’s own fireworks at Darien High School.
Are you a history buff? Explore history at The Mather Homestead built in 1778 during the Revolutionary War. Also worth a visit is the Darien Historical Society with its exhibit in an 1827 barn. The 18th-century Bates-Scofield House, built in 1736, is an excellent example of New England Saltbox architecture.
Darien has numerous parks to enjoy, all with different charms. A stone’s throw from the Darien Train Station is a gem of a park, Tilley Pond Park, complete with a fountain in its pond, waterfowl, a gazebo and walking path around the pond with a quaint bridge in the middle. Beautiful trees make this a shady walk on a warm day.
Downtown Darien has many tasty restaurants in walking distance from the train and a mixture of quaint shops for a stroll.
For some indoor fun all year round, visit the Darien Ice House which has public hours for ice skating as well as lessons.
Whatever you decide to do first, HAYVN has curated some listings we think will make it easy to explore Darien. We hope you will also explore other HAYVN HUB HOT SPOTS guides for Fairfield, New Canaan, Greenwich, Norwalk, Stamford, and Westport.
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