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Area Information

Area Info

Located approximately 30 miles from Manhattan, Stamford, CT is located in Fairfield County, Connecticut. It is the third largest city in the state and the seventh largest in New England. Stamford is home to four Fortune 500 Companies,[2] nine Fortune 1000 Companies, and 13 Courant 100 Companies, as well as numerous divisions of large corporations. This gives Stamford the largest financial district in the New York Metro area outside of New York City and one of the largest concentrations of corporations in the nation. Due to the many high-rise office towers in the area, Stamford's financial district is sometimes referred to by locals as "Little Manhattan."

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Attractions & Landmarks

Down town Stamford, CT has over 80 restaurants and clubs, hundreds of stores and services, movie theaters, performing arts, art galleries, museums and special events.

Music and theater

  • Avon Theatre Film Center
  • Ballet School of Stamford
  • Bow Tie Cinemas Landmark
  • Stamford Media Center
  • Stamford Symphony
  • The Palace Theater


  • Fernando Luis Alvarez
  • Franklin Street Works
  • Stamford Art Association
  • The Palace Theater

Note: For additional information on the above attractions please click here.


  • Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
  • Bates-Scofield House and Scofield Barn Museum
  • Bruce Museum
  • Bush-Holley House
  • Darien Nature Center
  • Earthplace The Nature Discovery Center
  • New Canaan Nature Center
  • Soundwaters Coastal Education Center
  • Stamford Museum and Nature Center
  • The Garden Education Center of Greenwich
  • Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo


  • The Merritt Parkway
  • Sheffield Island Lighthouse and Ferry
  • Stratford Point Lighthouse
  • Jones Winery and Jones Family Farms

Note: For additional information on the above attractions please click here.

If you have questions, please contact Devon Binder at Kinsley - 303-798-3664 or devon@kinsleymeetings.com.