- TripBuzz found 276 things to do with kids in or near Branford, Connecticut, including 265 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like New Haven, Stratford, Bridgeport and Hamden.
- From Stony Creek Museum to Lake Saltonstall, the Branford area offers 117 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Boat Tours, Movie Theaters and Children's Museums.
- Located on Connecticut's shoreline, Branford is a small town settled in the mid-1600's. The town offers an array of historical sites that celebrate its beginnings. This includes several homes along with the Harrison House and Museum. The city further provides for outdoor recreation such as golfing, hiking, sailing, fishing and kayaking. And with a decent snowfall in the winter, tourists and residents can also enjoy both skiing and snowboarding.
Asti Ristorante & Bar 988 Main Street, Branford, CT MoreLess Info
Upscale, boutique restaurant and bar invites all guests to try mouth-watering and eclectic dishes and colorful drinks made on the spot
The history of the area, including the Thimble Islands is offered by the Stony Creek Museum. The museum presents various events throughout the year and includes the area history in the form of pictures, objects, manuscripts, artifacts and memorabilia.
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Stony Creek Dock, Branford, CT 06405 MoreLess Info
Thimble Islands Cruises Aboard Sea Mist offers 45 minute narrated cruises among the scenic Thimble Islands. Passengers will learn about the history of the area, which was a haunt of the famous pirate Captain Kidd.
Situated on 44.6 acres, Foote Family Memorial Park provides a river view as well as facilities for baseball, soccer and tennis. The park also has walking paths, playgrounds, a pavilion, restroom facilities and open grass areas surrounded by trees.
Providing 12 auditoriums, Regal Cinemas displays first-run, feature films using digital projection with closed captioning and descriptive video devices. The theater has a cafe with food and drinks, a game room and stadium seating.
Located along Branford Harbor, Parker Memorial Park features beach and water access that can be used for swimming and kayaking. The park has a children's playground, picnic areas, a pier, walking paths and restroom facilities.
Stretching horizontally across Branford, Connecticut, the Route 146 Scenic Drive affords breathtaking coastal views. The route is accessible to passenger vehicles and bicycles and provides convenient entry to the Stony Creek Harbor.