- Our list of the best things to do in Norwalk, Connecticut, features the top 304 nearby activities — including 112 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Norwalk, CT has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Museums & Galleries, and Sights & Landmarks.
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Norwalk's Sheffield Island Lighthouse & Nature Trail is preserved and managed by the Sheffield Seaport Association. The lighthouse, which closed in 1902, is available for advance tours and must be accessed via boat.
Taking a trip on the Sheffield Island Ferry brings tourists to the island's Lighthouse, which is open for daily tours between the months of May and September. Those who are more nature-inclined can also visit the Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge.
Norwalk's The Maritime Aquarium is a large institution featuring amazing and diverse exhibits from around the world. Its most unusual features include a shark touch tank, meerkat habitat, IMAX theater, educational children's camp and a series of exhibits on African marine life.
Located in Norwalk, Connecticut, the Stepping Stones Museum for Children is intended for children younger than age 10. The museum helps kids learn about history, science, languages and other fascinating topics.
Architecture buffs must not miss the chance to visit the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum in Norwalk, Connecticut. The palatial house was built in the Second Empire Style and contains many of its original furnishings.
Situated next to the ocean, Cove Marina Mini Golf offers visitors an 18 hole miniature golf course landscaped with rocks and maritime items. The course has challenging obstacles like sand traps and other structures.
The Norwalk location of Stew Leonard's is a fresh food superstore featuring farm produce, baked goods, dairy products and gourmet items. Stew Leonard's also offers seafood, deli meats, artisanal cheese, fresh floral arrangements and offsite event catering.
Built on the site of a vintage railroad switching station, the SoNo Switch Tower Museum is located in Norwalk, Connecticut. It features indoor and outdoor exhibits. Admission and parking are free, but donations are cheerfully received.
Norwalk, Connecticut's South Norwalk Historic District (SoNo) is a popular area filled with restaurants, boutiques, art galleries and other unique local businesses. The district is also a popular venue for fairs and festivals.
A 227 acre wooded park with a historic mansion on the property, Cranbury Park / Gallaher Estate offers a variety of attractions. The park has hiking trails and a disc golf course, and the estate is available for rentals.