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A coastal village prime for work, life, and play.

Discover Milford: an idyllic, historic New England community on the Connecticut coast just 60 miles from Manhattan.

Over 17 miles of coastline to explore.

Situated on Long Island Sound and flanked by the the mouth of the Housatonic River, you’ll find numerous beaches, a bustling harbor, coastal marshes, and a varied and beautiful coast.

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Quintessential New England history.

Settled in 1639, Milford is brimming with character from nearly 400 years of history. With a strong Colonial heritage, well preserved neighborhoods harken to the past and offer a glimpse into yesteryear.

We do hidden gems really well.

From shore to forest, there’s a diverse mix of neighborhoods and areas to explore. There’s 3 distinct walkable centers, historic districts, numerous parks and attractions, and more.

Downtown Milford is the heart of the city. A vibrant, walkable area with shops and restaurants, as well as the 2nd longest green in New England.
The Milford Historic district is an ideal place for a walk around the charming duck ponds, waterfalls, and historic 18th and 19th century homes.
South of the Green is a walkable historic district featuring many antique homes.
Milford Harbor features full service marinas, as well as guest slips for those that wish to travel to Milford by boat. Many restaurants and amenities are a short distance away.
Fowler Field features many public amenities: a playground, tennis courts, basketball courts, baseball fields, and a pavilion for events and performances. Nearby Wilcox Park has beautiful wooded walking trails.
Woodmont is a quaint, historic coastal village. Incredible views can be found here along Beach Avenue, from Anchor Beach to Woodmont Beach.
Silver Sands State Park features a 1+ mile boardwalk and sandy beaches, as well as prime views of Charles Island.
Eisenhower Park features a dog park, a playground with splash pad, and scenic hiking trails along the Wepawaug River.
The village of Devon features a walkable main street along Route 1 with shops and restaurants.
The bustling Walnut Beach neighborhood has an array of art galleries, restaurants, shops, a kayak and bike rental shop, a boardwalk, beaches, and a pavilion that features a summer concert series.
The Coastal Audubon Center at Milford Point is a secluded and beautiful nature reserve with an observation tower and educational events and amenities.
Route 1 is the main commercial corridor of the city, with many conveniences and shopping options.

A vibrant, walkable downtown.

Numerous restaurants and bars, unique shopping, frequent events, the historic Milford Green, Milford Harbor, and the convenient Metro North rail station are just some of the unique features of this beautiful, walkable downtown.

Things to Do

Never a dull moment.

With a strong community feel, there’s always something going on in the city. From the largest single day event in the state, to gatherings on the green, concerts, and fun activities for kids. Explore our calendar of events to see the latest.

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