23. Animal Tracks
- Start off at the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, I-95 Exit 14N/15S. The kids will love the frolicking otters and touch pool where they can actually touch a live ray.
- Then head to Beardsley Zoo, Bridgeport, Rte. 8 Exit 4, where real monkeys leap from branch to branch and kids laugh with delight.
- Fairfield’s Connecticut Audubon Center, I-95 Exit 21 is America’s first nature center. The adjacent 160-acre Larsen Sanctuary includes 6 miles of trails, ponds, and a walk for the physically challenged.
- Stamford Museum and Nature Center, Rte. 15 Exit 35 includes a real New England working farm, country store, woodland trails and nature’s playground.
DRIVING TIP: Approximate driving distance between furthest points (1 & 5) is 47 miles.
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