Stratford is the name of a beautiful town located in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States of America. Stratford is situated along the Housatonic River, near Bridgeport, Trumbull, Shelton and Milford. The motto of Stratford is "Offering More From Forest To Shore". The city was founded in 1639 and in present has an area of almost 20 square miles and a population of approximately 50.000 residents. Thanks to its beauty, Stratford was the filming location of various movies like Butterfield Eight, The Battle, Boxes, Store, All Good Things and Listen To Your Heart. Notable residents of the city include founder William Beardsley, singer Javier Colon, dancer Tony Dovolani, singer Moby, actor Loring Smith and lawyer Gideon Tomlinson. If you plan to visit Stratford, do not miss the next attractions.
Top Attractions within Stratford
Long Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches of Stratford. The beach is 1.5 miles long and is open to the public. Non-residents have to pay a fee in order to have access to it. The central part of this Stratford attraction is a nature preserve and is protected. The rest of the beach is used, making this the most popular attraction of Stratford.
National Helicopter Museum is located in a former train station of Stratford. The museum depicts the history of helicopters through pictures. Many models and replicas of helicopters are also exposed in the rooms of this museum. Visitors do not have to pay an entrance fee and the museum is opened from Memorial Day until October, 3 hours per day, from 1 P.M. to 4 P.M., from Wednesday to Saturday.
Icing On The Cake is a great bakery located in Stratford. The owner is also the one in charge with offering you the greatest experience once you step in his establishment. The cakes, the cookies, the backed goods, the bread - everything is fresh made and delicious.