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April 10, 2024 | Fowler Sakey Team

Spring into Adventure this Spring Break in Fairfield County, CT

Spring into Adventure this Spring Break  in Fairfield County, CT

Skip the crowded airports and long drives - we've got plenty of local gems worth exploring right here in Fairfield County. Staying home for spring break? So much to see and do! Explore nature, hands-on science, family-friendly fun, and more during your spring break staycation in Fairfield County, Connecticut. From the Colorblends House and Spring Garden to the newly reopened Yale Peabody Museum, there's something for everyone to enjoy this season. Skip the crowds and dive into local adventures right in your backyard.


Colorblends House and Spring Garden - Bridgeport

Plan a trip to the Colorblends House and Spring Garden for its annual display of over 50,000 blooming bulbs. It's a true visual delight for spring seekers. Spend a day at the newly reopened Yale Peabody Museum in New Haven - it's free admission!


Discovery Science Center and Planetarium and Adventure Park - Bridgeport 

Swing through the trees at the Adventure Park, and explore the cosmos at the Planetarium. This is fun for all ages! Enjoy hands-on science fun at the Discovery Science Center and Planetarium in Bridgeport.


Earthplace - Westport

Spend a day surrounded by nature when you plan a trip to one of Connecticut's Nature Centers. Sign up for a program, engage with live specimens, or take a hike. Plan a visit to one of the many nature centers or state parks for hiking, birdwatching, and wildlife exploration.


Maritime Aquarium - Norwalk

Dive into an adventure every day at Norwalk's Maritime Aquarium. Visit the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk and get up close with seals, sharks, and other marine life. Need some romance or adult time with friends? Book a their sunset tours


Beardsley Zoo - Bridgeport

Roar Into Spring at the Beardsley Zoo! There's something fun, fabulous, and unique for everyone - like Author Day on April 6th and Party for the Planet on April 20th. Check out the full list of events on their website.


Stepping Stones Museum for Children - Norwalk

Go check out the newly renovated spaces at Stepping Stones Museum for Children, including the Lights On! and Dinosaurs: Big Adventure exhibits. Explore the interactive exhibits at the Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk.


 Stamford Museum and Nature Center - Stamford

There is no better place to say "Hello spring!" than on a farm at Heckscher Farm.


Greenwich Audubon Center - Greenwich

The Wondrous Wildflowers program will let you learn about many different kinds of native flowers that bloom in early spring.


The Bruce Museum - Greenwich

The Bruce Museum in Greenwich has reopened after extended renovations, with expanded kid-friendly features, including hands-on exhibits, an updated Art Wing, and a new Education Wing for interactive children's programming. Check out the latest exhibits at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich.


The Yale Peabody Museum is Open!

After over four years of extensive renovation, the Yale Natural History Peabody Museum is finally open! Free Admission!


Indoor Fun for April Showers

If the weather doesn't cooperate, check out these indoor options:
- Sportsplex, Fairfield
- Chelsea Piers, Stamford
- RPM Raceway, Stamford
- Rockin' Jump Trampoline Park, Trumbull
- SportsCenter of Connecticut, Shelton
- Playspace, Wilton

- Try some Bowling and Arcade games in fun places Pinstripes at the SONO Mall, Bowlero in Norwalk, Nutmeg Bowl in Fairfield, Round 1 at the Danbury Fair Mall.

- Catch a movie in one of the many movie theaters across Fairfield County


No matter how you choose to spend your spring, Fairfield County has endless opportunities for adventure, exploration, and family fun. Get out there and enjoy the blooming beauty of the season!  #weliveheretoo 

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