Greenwich Hot Spot

Municipal Center Historic District, Connecticut by Kenneth C. Zirkel / CC BY-SA.

Greenwich CT is right over the border of New York, and also only 40 minutes by train to all the exciting things in New York City. Greenwich has a small town charm but is full of the conveniences of suburban life, and at the same time has lots of trendy hot spots. You’ll want to make some time to experience the high-end shopping, art galleries, spas, wonderful cafes and farm-to-table restaurants.

Located on the Long Island Sound, there are beaching and boating opportunities plus historic spots to visit like Putnam Cottage, The Bush-Holley House, and Greenwich Historical Society.

Looking for some nature? Check out the many wonderful parks, hiking in Babock Preserve, and the educational Greenwich Audubon Center with 285 acres of land, native plants and animals. Interested in watching Polo at the Greenwich Polo Club? Greenwich has that too! Don’t forget about The Bruce Museum – a perfect afternoon inside plus home to a Spring and Fall outdoor crafts and arts festival. Gastronomers travel annually to Greenwich for the multi-day Greenwich Wine and Food Festival, yum!

Depending on the time of year, dogs are welcome at some Greenwich beaches also. Definitely check out Greenwich Point Park and Great Captain’s Island & Little Captain’s Island. If you’re interested in enjoying large homes, drive or bike through Back Greenwich for mansions and large estates.

Come for a day trip or longer – maybe you’ll run into some of our HAYVN members. We’ve curated some interesting hot spots in our handy guide below. We hope you will also explore other HAYVN HUB HOT SPOTS guides for Darien, Fairfield, New Canaan, Norwalk, Stamford, and Westport.

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