Wandering along a downtown street lined with colonial buildings that were once occupied by blacksmiths, tavern owners, and wigmakers are just some of the sites that will grab your attention in Fairfield, Connecticut. And just wait until the aroma of fried oysters and steamed lobsters drifts out of the kitchens to ignite your appetite your seafood cravings… We’d like to go, but it’s your turn.
Keep the blinds open in Fairfield hotels and allow the sun’s outreaching arms to awaken you for the day. Fill up your coffee mug and slip into one of Travelocity’s Fairfield rental cars to take a drive through the Greenfield Hill Historic District where wooden and brick structures from the 1700s still stand upright. It never hurts to get nostalgic every once and a while.
Do you know about the history of this picturesque area? The hotels in Fairfield, CT near Government Commons will be your home base for this educational journey. Let your mind expand at the Fairfield Museum and History Center where the rifles, cannons, and sabers in the Patriots & Loyalist exhibit allow a glimpse into the past. Then enjoy a lunch on the lawn of the Old Town Hall under the shade of red maple and black birch trees.
Wandering wisely 61 miles to the north will have you in the capital of “The Constitution State.” Before settling into one of our Hartford hotels, if you have the urge to put pen to paper, but haven’t found the inspiration yet, a trip to the Mark Twain House and Museum should inspire your muse. How could the place where masterpieces like the “Adventures of Tom Sawyer” and “A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court” were created not motivate a person?
Are you ready for a journey into America’s past while simultaneously witnessing it leap into the future? If so, Travelocity will be waiting with great deals on hotels near Fairfield, CT. We have a feeling you’re gone in your mind already.