Milford Travel Guide

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    Mushroom Pizza
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    Enjoying some time at the bar after work
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    BBQ Chicken Pizza
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Milford Things to Do

  • Connecticut Post 14 Cinema De Lux

    The Connecticut Post 14 Cinema is located inside the Westfield Shopping Center directly up the escalator from the food court. Its a really nice movie theatre showing all the recent relases and some in digital 3-D. Ferni and I like that stadium seating and the fact that at any given time if there is a big release, you can rest assured that it'll be...

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  • Cinemark Connecticut Post 14

    This Movie Theatre is located inside the Westfield mall and is our closest movie option to where we live. The theatre has some nice early bird matinee prices daily;$5.50 a ticket. Tuesdays has $5.50 all day pricing which is nice if you feel like catching a movie after work during the week. The theatres are clean and the setas are comfortable. We...

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  • Skate Park

    Brand, spanking new state of the art SKATE Park opened in April 2005. Facility was talked about for many, many yrs but has now come to life. Run by the local Milford/Orange YMCA, I do think they use yearly passes (as the most $$ effective way to have fun there). They have day passes.This was built on Washington Field. There is a men's/ladies...

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  • Milford Historical Society houses

    There are very old homes that are preserved by the Mfd Society. Milford was settled in 1638 - one of the oldest towns in CT.Eels-Stowe House:Built in 1669Stockade House:Built in 1659,first house outside the stockade fence that protected Milford(check out the walking tour on the linked society web page)The society runs these places and hosts several...

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  • Westfield Mall

    The Westfield Mall is right on the Post Road of Milford; just off of I-95. The Mall is quite large with an array of stores such as : Dick's Sporting Goods, Macy's Target, Aldo, Gap, Brookstone, Express, Hollister, J.C. Penny , Victoria's Secret and more. They also have a movie theatre if there is a decent flick to catch.There are a variety of food...

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  • Westfield Shopping Center

    The Westfield Shopping Center is conveniently located off of I-95 at exit 39 (B). You'll find well over 190 shops many Ferni and I enjoy shopping in like Best Buy, Body Shop, Brookstone, Express, Gap, Gymbore and Macy's. You'll also find a host of other specialty or Department stores and a nice selection of typical mall stores. Along with all the...

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  • Audubon Society Coastal Center

    Connecticut Audubon Society manages this open space marshland in cooperation with the New Haven Bird Club, on behalf of its owners, the State of Connecticut. A boardwalk protects the dune and beach habitat that faces Long Island Sound. The inland site of the preserve is adjacent to an 840-acre unditched salt marsh.The building houses displays,...

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  • Smiles Arcade and more!

    Arcade games, water rides, batting cages, pool tables, video games and something called Laser TAG. Not much stuff that I like to do with my $$, but someplace to go and be active if this is what you like.Smile Entertainment CenterFrom their web site:We've got the fun for every day and night, all year long. Come enjoy Connecticut's largest Video Game...

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  • Visit the Mayor at City Hall

    Milford is the small town... well hereWelcome to Milford, "A Small City with a Big Heart!" Seventeen miles of Long Island Sound coastline funnel into our harbor that wends its way to meet the Wepawaug River in the heart of town. The sixth oldest town in Connecticut, 50,000 residents are proud to boast of a meticulously maintained "town green", the...

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Milford Hotels

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  • Hilton Garden Inn Milford

    291 Old Gate Lane, Milford, Connecticut, 06460, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Residence Inn Milford

    62 Rowe Ave, Milford, Connecticut, 06460, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Hyatt Place Milford

    190 Old Gate Lane, Milford, Connecticut, 06460, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

Milford Restaurants

  • Good Pizza

    The Colony Grill is a local joint located in the heart of the town of MIlford right off the green. This is one of three locations in Connecticut; the other two being in Stamford and Fairfield. The Stamford location is the flagship and was started in the 1930's;since then it has become an institution famous for their pizza.This particular location...

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  • Incredibly Good Pancakes

    Chips is hands down our favorite place to have a good pancake meal at any time of the day (they serve brekfast all day long). The restaurant is located right on Boston Post Road so it is an easy on off of I-95 to stop for a tasty meal; especially if you are passing through the area on I-95. We live in the area so you can usually find us here on a...

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  • Terrific Food and Large Portions

    A friend of ours first recomended Mama Teresa's and since our first visit we have been hooked. It's a casual family style Italian restaurant. No frills with tables and booths you enter and seat yourself. The menus are already on the table when you have a seat. The menu is quite extensive with pizza, sandwich, pasta, meat, chicken,fish and appetizer...

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  • Delicious and Authentic

    Hands down this is my favorite Chinese restaurant in the area. My wife and I first discovered this place after a co-worker of hers suggested we try it out. The restaurant is located in a small strip mall on the Post Road in Milford. The interior is a nice size with plenty of tables throughout; even some for large parties of more than ten people.The...

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  • Decent Sports Bar and Grill

    This is a place I've been a couple of times. Some just for drinks. Some for food. The place is right by the river so if you are sitting at a booth you can look down into the river and the foliage. SBC is more of a hangout/sportsbar type of place that has outdoor seating in the summer. SBC also makes their own beer here too and have a wide variety...

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  • Good food and excellent drinks

    Right in front of the Milford Landing is this Mexican restaurant with a really nice patio overlooking the river. The restaurant is quite nice especially on a beautiful warm sunny afternoon when you can enjoy the outdoor patio. We were just enjoying a nice day when we decided to stop in for a drink and possibly a bit to eat. We entered the...

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  • Typical Diner Food

    This is your typical diner serving all the typical types of food you will find in all diners. They have all day breakfast items, hot and cold sandwiches, pastas, and an assortment of other dishes to pick from. The menu is quite extensive. This particular diner is located off of I-95 at exit 39 which can make it an easy place to stop and grab...

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  • Our choice for good Diner Food

    We enjoy coming to this dinner. The place is very small but the service and the waitress (Dahrling, I love you today) is so great, she brings a smile to anyone's face!! The food here has been consistently good and we have never had an issue with anything we order. We usually come by for breakfast, but Ferni has had their burger and said it was...

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  • When you want some really good...

    This restaurant is located on the very busy Boston Post Road and we have had a few good meals here. The restaurant is a nice size with large and medium size booths. If you come during off time you can choose your own seat but during a busy Friday or Saturday night you have to wait to be seated. As you enter the restaurant there is a counter where...

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Milford Nightlife

  • Grabbing a few drinks after a movie

    Ferni and I have come here quite a few times, most recently to watch a football game but even after catching a movie which the theatre is located in the same shopping center as bar. The bar/restaurant is is a great place for us to grab a few drinks or even something to eat after a movie, after some shopping or to watch a sports event. We like to...

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  • Our Favorite pub in Milford

    This is our favorite pub here in Milford. Ferni jokes that if we lived in this town, we would be here every single weekend, that is how much we enjoy our time here. The bar maids are great, Stacey, Maureen, "ditzy" and Rena are all great. The place has a nice layout, with a nice size dinning area with plenty of tables and booths (some by large...

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  • Post Movie Drinks & Dessert

    After a movie we decided to head to the Black Bear Saloon for some dessert and drinks. The Black bear is a chain of bar/restuarants. This particular location is in the Westfield Mall tight on Route 1 in Milford. They have a large bar area and various seating options in a very large space. The menu has a nice selection of appetizers, burgers,...

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Milford Transportation

  • Connecticut Transit Bus Line

    Bus line connections to/from New Haven along the West Haven shore to downtown Milford.J7 - Kimberly Ave Line for schedule infoRecent fair: $1.25Web site link below has lots of transport links and phone numbers

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  • Walking

    If you are in the down town area, it is quite easy to walk around, but Milford is a small town and most of the stuff you'd do will require you to drive. Ferni and I like walking around the down town area near the Milford Landing, its a nice little area to walk in.

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  • Metro North

    There is a Metro North Station here in Milford although I will be honest I have never personally taken it to Milford. The train leaves Grand Central Station and takes about 1.5 hours to reach the station stop here in Milford. I have included the link to the Metro North for anyone looking to get here from NYC

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Milford Shopping

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  • Sporting Goods

    Dick's is a sporting goods store located in the Westfield Mall. They carry everything from clothing to large exercise equipment and sporting goods. My wife and I decided to start a gym at home instead of having to drive to the gym for some exercise. Dick's has a large selection of excercise equipment and we were able to find exactly what we wanted...

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  • Women's Shoes & Accesories

    Baker's carries affordable women's shoes and often are of the trendy variety. My wife doesn't like to spend a fortune on trendy shoes that will be out of style by next season so she visits Baker's for affordable trendy styles. They carry a variety of shoes and accessories.

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  • Travelers Shirts for Me..........

    Jos. A. Bank is a men's clothing store that carries business and casula attire. This where i like to get my work shirts; in particular their "Traveler's Shirts". Their Traveler's shirts are wrinkle free; button down shirts and come in a variety of fabrics, colors and cuff styles. I also find these shirts useful when taking a cruise since their are...

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Milford Warnings and Dangers

  • Don't get stuck on Charles Island!

    See Charles Island and Silver Sands SPAug 18 2005Firefighters rescued three girls caught in the fast-running tide between Charles Island and the beach Wednesday, in what has become a summer routine for a Fire Dept familiar with potentially dangerous incidents off Silver Sands SP. The three teenagers, who were not identified, were not injured, said...

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  • Milford Police Station

    Not really for this catagory, but if you need them why not know where they are!! 430 Boston Post RoadAnyone wishing to contact the Police Department can do so at the following phone numbers: Headquarters / Patrol Division (24 hr/day) (203) 878-6551 Records Room & License Bureau (203) 874-4615 Crime Prevention Unit (203) 874-2366 Criminal...

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Milford What to Pack

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    by cjg1 Written Dec 31, 2009

    Luggage and bags: Most of our overnight stays in Milford our single nights stays to earn hotel points. If we are roadtripping North we choose to stay further afield than Milford. A simple overnight bag or small rollaboard will suffice.

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Depending on the weather: cool clothing for summer months and warm clothing for chilly months. An umbrella is always a must as well as a warm jacket in Spring and FAll; it can get chilly at night.

    Toiletries and Medical Supplies: My usual bag of shampoo, contacts, lotion, hair gel, deodorant, tooth paste, tooth brush and hair brush.

    Photo Equipment: My digital camera

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Milford Favorites

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    by ariesm44 Written Aug 5, 2005

    Favorite thing: The New Haven Advocate has been around a long time. Loads of listing for arts, events, Best of stuff - voted on my readers, clubs, music, concerts, etc.

    If you are coming to the area, check it out:

    http://www.newhavenadvocate.com/gbase/Cover/index

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