Summertime is rolling in! That means it’s prime time to enjoy a memorable Greenwich vacation filled with fun-in-the-sun activities! While making a splash at our historic inn’s outdoor pool is a great warm weather pastime, many of our guests love to spend the day at the Greenwich beaches during the summer season. If you are one of these visitors, we’re happy to share our top picks for the best local beaches that you won’t want to leave off your summer bucket list!
Find more Greenwich beaches, local activities, attractions, dining, and more when you request your free copy of our Vacation Guide! It’s a handy tool in planning the best getaway to Greenwich.
3 of the Best Greenwich Beaches
Also known as Greenwich Point Park, Tod’s Point is one of Greenwich’s best local beaches. According to some very exuberant visitors, it may be the best beach in Fairfield County! This large park permits visitors to engage in everything from sunbathing, swimming, jogging, walking, cycling, nature viewing, boating, water sports, fishing, sailboarding, and picnicking on its long sandy beach. The long, extensive trails and expansive lawns also make exploring the park a must any time of year. It is definitely one of the parks in Greenwich that you won’t want to miss!
Great Captain’s Island
Home of the Great Captain Island Light, Great Captain’s Island is open to the public year-round. However, the town of Greenwich only has a ferry running to it from June to September. If you make it out there, you’ll find hiking trails, grills, picnic tables, restrooms, and designated swimming areas. There are no tours available at either the island or the lighthouse.
The smallest of the public beaches in Greenwich, Byram Beach has the only public outdoor pool in town, There are also bathhouses available for those using both the beach and pool, lighted tennis courts, the historic Rosenwald house site, and more!
Don’t Forget Your Greenwich Beaches Pass
All Greenwich beaches require passes for non-residents from May 1st until October 31st. Passes are $6 per day for visitors, while parking passes (valid for Tod’s Point only) are $25 per day. The ferry to Island Beach is an additional $10 for non-residents. For complete information on all summer beach activities on the various Greenwich beaches, you can visit the Greenwich Parks and Recreation website!
Spend Your Summer Vacation at the Most Romantic Bed and Breakfast Outside of NYC
After your day at the Greenwich beaches, return to our luxurious bed and breakfast to relax and unwind. The Stanton House Inn is a historic mansion that boasts 20 gorgeous guestrooms and suites, an outdoor pool, and convenience to all of your favorite local attractions. Plus, we provide a fun summer vacation package that includes 2-day entry to our favorite local beaches! It’s the perfect way to skip the hassle of planning and simply enjoy your summer vacation.