As the summer turns to fall, we’re all looking for fun things to do outside. But if the playground is getting old and you’re just over the pool and beach, it can be hard to find new options. So why not plan to spend a day on the farm? There are several places to do that nearby!

 

Ambler Farm
257 Hurlbutt Street, Wilton
(203) 834-1143
(Animals, farm stand & special events)

Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens
151 Brookdale Road
Open dawn – dusk daily
FREE admission with the exception of special events
(Gardens, trails, classes & special events)

The Hickories
136 Lounsbury Road, Ridgefield
(203)-894-1851
(Fruit & vegetables, animals, flowers & special events)

Silvermans Farm
451 Sport Hill Road, Easton
Open 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily
(203) 261-3306
(Animals, market & pick your own according to season)

Stamford Museum & Nature Center
39 Scofieldtown Road
Open 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Saturday
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sunday
(203) 322-1646
Adults: $10
Seniors (65+): $8
Students (18+): $6 (with valid ID)
Children (4-17): $5
Members: Free
Children 3 & under: Free
Those arriving on the city bus and holding bus passes or bus transfer tickets are admitted free.
(Animals, special events, farmer’s market, trails & classes)

Stew Leonard’s
100 Westport Ave, Norwalk
(203) 847-7214
(Go grocery shopping, grab some ice cream, coffee and head to Stew’s Little Farm to watch the goats and sheep!)

Wells Hollow Farm & Creamery
656 Bridgeport Avenue, Shelton
noon – 10:00 p.m. daily
(203) 926-0101
(Farm, ice cream & seasonal events)

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