Connecticut Bound: 52 Weekend Getaways

29. Imagination Vacation

  1. Join a Challenger Space Mission at the Discovery Museum, Bridgeport, Rte. 15 Exit 47. It’s a hands-on experience. Beardsley Zoo, Rte. 8 Exit 3 has exotic animals from North and South America, a New England Farm Yard and a carousel.
  2. Stepping Stones Museum in Norwalk, I-95 Exit 14N/15S is an interactive learning center for kids to age 10 with lots of hand-on exhibits on arts, science, technology, culture and heritage. Stew Leonard’s dairy store on U.S. 1 has talking cows, interactive displays and fun for the whole family. Coastal Fairfield’s family-friendly lodging has great weekend rates.

DRIVING TIP: From 1 to 2 is 16 miles.


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