Experience A Weekend in Greenwich, CT
If Connecticut is next on your radar for a weekend getaway, Greenwich is one of the best places to visit. From arts and culture to mesmerizing nature, there is plenty to explore while navigating through this charming New England town. If you’ll be there for a weekend, here is what we recommend during your visit:
The Bruce Museum is Located in downtown Greenwich (just a short walk from Delamar Greenwich Harbor). The museum’s permanent exhibition is geared towards natural sciences; exploring the region’s geology, paleontology, Ice Age, marine ecosystems, terrestrial ecosystems, and more. Their revolving exhibitions display a variety of art collections and installations that vary in topic. The museum hosts 15,000 art pieces in permanent installations and several rotating exhibitions related to anthropology, natural history, decorative art, and fine art.
Greenwich Audubon Center
The Greenwich Audubon Center is a great place to visit for anyone interested in the life of birds. The Center has 686 acres that serve as a habitat for the local wildlife, with seven nature sanctuaries where you can learn about the diverse bird species of the state. When visiting, explore the trails and observe any birds you may encounter along the way. The Audubon Center also has a variety of educational programs that are perfect for all ages.
Downtown Greenwich is full of upscale boutiques such as Richard’s, and four Saks Fifth Avenue shops, including Barney’s at Saks, Saks Greenwich 10022-Shoe, and Saks Greenwich the Vault offering contemporary wear, high fashion, jewelry and shoes, local galleries and go-to designer shops. Greenwich has much to offer for residents and visitors alike.
The historic Greenwich Avenue consists of shops and restaurants that are burrowed in buildings old and new. Some of the many shops and restaurants include Tiffany & Co., Hermès, Out of the Box, Intermix, Zara and Rag & Bone, and more. For a thorough and extravagant shopping experience, downtown Greenwich is the place to be.
The heart of Old Greenwich is its business district on Sound Beach Avenue. Rows of perfectly lined shops and restaurants line this walker-friendly street with benches for sitting, and plenty of colorful flowerpots. Visitors can dine at critically acclaimed restaurants like Le Fat Poodle, and Lugano Wine Bar & Salumeria, and shop at independently owned boutiques with some of the greatest finds from around the world. Check out Lily Shoes for the chicest shoes and bags from Europe. The area also has a train station that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Greenwich Point Park
At the end of the commercial center of Old Greenwich is Greenwich Point Park, a stunning beach and 147-acre park that extends into the Sound. Visitors can enjoy amazing views of New York City’s skyline, as well as activities including jogging, walking, cycling, nature study, boating, fishing, sailboating, sunbathing, swimming, and picnicking.
Dine at Delamar
While exploring Greenwich, visit Delamar Greenwich Harbor for a bite at l’escale, our Mediterranean–inspired restaurant, and enjoy a waterfront view right on the harbor. Our Executive Chef, Frederic Kieffer, grew up outside of Paris and brings his exquisite French cuisine to the Connecticut table in true decadence.
When you choose to stay at Delamar, you can unwind, relax and rejuvenate with our great amenities and attention to detail at every turn.