Great Outdoor Fall Connecticut
October 15, 2017
Fall is finally in the air. The leaves are changing, the weather is cooling down, and Connecticut is showing off it's beauty in what many consider to be the greatest season of the year. Now is the perfect time to head outdoors and enjoy the beauty of this state's nature scene before temperatures dip and fireplaces begin to roar. It won't be long now before the snow starts falling.
If you happen to live in the apartments for rent in Stamford, CT, then you're just a short distance away from a handful of spectacular outdoor locations. Here's the ultimate guide to enjoying the beauty of nature this Fall season.
This 79-acre park on Long Island Sound offers its visitors strolls on the beach, a boardwalk where they can catch serene views of the sunset, and a fishing pier where you can find nearby residents casting their lines and trying their luck. A tennis court, softball fields, and basketball courts offer plenty of friendly competition, while thew playground and snack bar are sure to excite children.
While it might be too cold to go for a swim, it's the perfect temperature to take a leisurely stroll and catch breathtaking sights of the Fall scenery. This park requires a pass to enter, which you can find on Stamford City Council's website.
Calf Pasture Beach
Calf Pasture is one of Connecticut's beautiful beaches where visitors can stroll along the shoreline while catching glimpses of the surrounding trees changing at the same time. There are plenty of sport facilities to take advantage of here if you're looking to stay active, and 3/4 of a mile's worth of coastline to walk. While there are events like classic car shows and concerts, Calf Pasture turns into a peaceful oasis in the Fall. If you happen to get hungry, you can satisfy your appetite at Ripka's with some of the freshest seafood around.
Friday Night Sunset Cruises
Hop aboard the Seaport Association's 45 foot long C.J. Toth catamaran for an evening tour through Norwalk Harbor and Long Island Sound. This two hour event takes place on Fridays from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm, and is the perfect way to end the days of warmer weather before the real cold sets in.
During the cruise, you will be able to catch unique views of the city that only the harbor can deliver as well as view its connecting waterways up close and personal. Be sure to make your reservations ahead of time and show up early! Boarding begins at 6:15 sharp.
Rent a Pedego Electric Bicycle
Located right near the Maritime Aquarium in the restaurant hub of the city lies Pedego Bikes in SoNo. Here, visitors can rent an electric bicycle that will allow them to explore the waterfront roadways with ease. You can rent various models, including a tented trailer for children or pets, by the hour or for the day. They'll even let you test ride a bike for free.
The freedom a bike offers allows you stroll along the shoreline as you stop at favorite locations for Fall scenery and delicious eats, all without worrying about parking or traffic. Just north of the shop is the Norwalk River Valley Trail and Oyster Shell Point, which are both perfect locales for a scenic ride.
Considered the #1 brand of electric bikes in America, Pedego has a heavy focus on environmentally friendly practices. Their main goal is to help people live happy, healthy lives while having some fun in the process.
Norwalk Sailing School
Head out onto the water one last time this season at Norwalk Sailing School. Here, you can pick up a kayak an enjoy Norwalk's gorgeous scenery from the water. You could make your way to Sheffield Island and stop at the historic lighthouse, visit the bird sanctuaries at Chimmon Island, or stop at any of the fabulous picnic locations. There are options to rent by the hour, for a half day, and for the hole day.
Apartments for Rent in Stamford Connecticut
When it comes to the Fall season, the Norwalk area offers some of the most breathtaking scenery in the U.S., and you could experience it all from Connecticut's premier destination, The Waypointe Apartments. Redefining luxury living, these high-end living spaces are located in-between the best entertainment and outdoor locales in Norwalk.
Blending the contemporary designs of the modern world with the timeless sophistication this area is known for, Waypointe homes come complete with quartz countertops, wood-style flooring, cathedral ceilings and abundant natural lighting. The community features a slew of thoughtfully chosen amenities that cater to a variety of lifestyles. Landscaped dog parks make these fur friendly residences complete, while a fitness centers, a heated saltwater pool, and rooftop terraces are just a taste of what all is offered.
We invite you to experience a new way to live here in Connecticut with The Waypointe.