Welcome to Bridgeport

With a population of over 140,000, Bridgeport is the most populous city in the state of Connecticut. The town is situated in the southwest part of the state and is near the Atlantic Ocean. Bridgeport is known for its parks as the city is home to 27 parks. The town is also rich in history and contains many historical buildings and landmarks. If you are planning to visit Bridgeport, there are numerous attractions that the city has to offer.

Beardsley Park, Ellsworth Park and St. Mary's by the Sea are three of the most popular parks in Bridgeport. You can visit these parks and enjoy a picnic, or you can just enjoy the great outdoors. It is a relaxing way to spend an afternoon.

The most popular attraction in Bridgeport is Captain Cove's Seaport. While visiting the area, you can take a scenic harbor cruise, shop or dine at one of the scrumptious restaurants. You will also see the Nantucket lightship, a floating lighthouse. The scenery is gorgeous, the music is lively, the people are friendly and you can just relax.

Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo is home to more than 300 animals and is an excellent place in Bridgeport to take your family. You can see tigers, lions, bears and more. The South American rainforest portion of the zoo consists of a free-flight aviary. You can also visit the New England farmyard and see cows, goats, sheep and pigs. Some other animals at the zoo include bison and deer. You might want to also take a ride on the carousel.

Kids will love going to the Discovery Museum in Bridgeport. This is a hands on interactive museum that contains more than 65 exhibit areas. You can explore science and technology by seeing, hearing and touching. It is an educational experience that is fun for all ages.

If you are a sports fan, you can watch the Bridgeport Bluefish play baseball at The Ballpark at Harbor Yard. You can also watch Bridgeport teams play hockey and basketball.

Bridgeport is a charming town that has so much to offer visitors. You will love visiting this fascinating and historic town, and you will leave with fond memories.