ABOUT Guilford

Welcome to Guilford, CT – The highlight of Connecticut Tourism!

Arriving in this small town located in New Haven County on the Long Island Sound, words like “charming,” “inviting,” “historic,” “walkable” and “friendly” will immediately come to mind.  

Guilford is a charming coastal town surrounded by stunning natural beauty. Explore the town’s rich history with a visit to the Henry Whitfield State Museum, the oldest stone house in America, and the historic Guilford Green. Take a stroll along the scenic shoreline and soak in the breathtaking views of Long Island Sound. For outdoor enthusiasts, the town offers miles of hiking trails, as well as opportunities for boating, fishing and kayaking.

Indulge in the town’s local cuisine, from fresh seafood to farm-to-table dining and treat yourself to some retail therapy with a visit to one of the many unique boutiques and shops.

Come and experience the ultimate New England escape in Guilford, CT.

Historic Homes Guide

Guilford Stories

Tourist Info

  • Parking Map
  • Nathanael B. Greene Community Center (32 Church Street)
  • Town Hall (31 Park Street)
  • Around the Green, and adjacent streets (Broad, State, Whitfield, etc.)
  • Water Street parking lot (between 15 & 23 Water Street)
  • Museums/Trails/Recreation (each has their own parking areas)
  • Nathanael B. Greene Community Center (32 Church Street)
  • Town Hall (31 Park Street)
  • Guilford Free Library (67 Park Street)
  • The Marketplace at Guilford Food Center (77 Whitfield Street) Free Wi-Fi and charging station available

Contact Tracy Tomaselli: 203-671-9351 or tomasellitracy@sbcglobal.net

Car: Use exits 57, 58, or 59 on I-95 North or South.

Rail: The Shore Line East train stops at Guilford station with service to Branford, East Haven, New Haven and New London.

Bus: The Connecticut Transit S bus travels between Guilford and New Haven several times each day.

Air: Tweed New Haven Airport is 20 minutes from Guilford. 

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