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Stamford Travel Guide

Stamford is a large coastal city in Connecticut. On the other side of the bay is New York City and Long Island, and many people from these areas visit Stamford for the beautiful beaches and natural areas and as an escape from the crowds. Connecticut has a long and interesting history as these areas were the first land that settlers reached when sailing from Europe. The primary commerce in this area was shipping and export due to its proximity to New York. However, as the 20th century came wealthy men and aristocrats started to build houses as summer residencies in the area. In the 1960s the city’s real estate started to boom. Due to all of these great historical events, the city of Stamford has become an excellent place to visit. It is full of landmarks, sights to see, museums, parks, and much more. Do not hesitate to visit the beautiful Stamford.

Things to Do in Stamford

Parks, bays, beaches, wild life refuges, sanctuaries, museums and much more await visitors at Stamford. Visit the beautiful parks and gardens around the city to spend some quality time outside. Cove Island Park is a great place to check out if you want to bike or hike, go on boat rides and enjoy the beach on a summer day. Moreover, visit the Goodbye Garden which is a dedicated park on the site of Fort Stamford. Its a tiny piece of history but its worth a visit. Additionally, check out the Mianus River Park where multiple amazing hiking and biking trails are available. It is a beautiful park and the serene nature will relax anyone. Furthermore, for some interesting places visit Greenwich Botanical Center is a 60-year-old building dedicated to the promotion of conservation and education on ecosystems. It is a lovely spot to visit, and there is something interesting for adults and children. Moreover, check out the Maritime Aquarium where you can not only see the native sea creatures here but also learn about them and about how to protect our oceans. Moreover, for some lovely city time where you can grab a few bites and explore the vintage architecture, visit downtown Stamford.

Best Places to Stay in Stamford

The best area to stay at Stamford is the Downtown area or Cove-East-Side-Shippan where you can be very close to the shores but also have plenty of great amenities close by. Restaurants, cafes, bars, museums, and parks are very close here so you do not have to travel far for anything. Vacation rentals in Stamford are popular so you can easily find a vacation home property in Stamford. People who are traveling with family and friends prefer to stay in short term rentals in Stamford over hotel rooms because it is way more comfortable to stay in a fully equipped, pet-friendly vacation rental. Most of these vacation home rentals feature full kitchens, living rooms, dining areas, washer dryer amenities, and a hot tub. Just check the listings online and browse the offers to find the best rental for your needs. You do not have to use your email address to be able to see all the listings.

Best Time to Visit Stamford

At Stamford CT the summers and very humid and hot, and the winters are pretty short but very cold as well. From June until September the average temperature is 74 degrees, but July often gets hotter, around 80 degrees. Throughout the rest of the year the average temperature is 43 degrees. There is a slight chance for rain all year round, but the average precipitation is less than 4 inches each month. The best time to visit Stamford is August when the weather is nice and hot, and there is less chance for rain. There might be a slight temperature difference between days and nights so make sure to arrive prepared for your great holiday trip to Stamford.

Price and Availability in Stamford

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Stamford tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Stamford tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Wednesdays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Stamford is in June, while the cheapest month is in May. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Stamford is in the high season in December. Stamford has its low season in May, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Stamford

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Stamford. The hottest month in Stamford is July, when temperatures peak at 95 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 9 ˚F. The wettest month in Stamford is April with 8.54 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 1.06 inches of rain.

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