Fairfield County has some of the wealthiest communities in the United States. The area known as the Gold Coast runs from Greenwich to Fairfield along the Long Island Sound. Fairfield County has become a haven for investment management firms as hedge funds like Bridgewater Associates and SAC Capital Advisors set up shop.

Many visitors and residents frequent the beaches, taking part in a number of outdoor and water sports throughout the year. From Greenwich to Stamford and New Canaan to Westport, you’ll find high-quality shops, classic antiques, and fine dining.

Visit the Tony award-winning Westport Country Playhouse. Take the kids to Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport or the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk. Other attractions in the area include the Stamford Museum and Nature Center as well as the Barnum Museum and the Housatonic Museum of Art both located in Bridgeport.