city in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States of America

Milford is a city in New Haven County, Connecticut. It is bordered to the south by Long Island sound, to the west by the Housatonic river, to the North by the town of Orange, and to the east by the town of West Haven. Milford is approximately 70 miles east of New York City.

Milford is home of the Subway chain of restaurants and the Bic company.

Get inEdit

Milford is well serviced by Interstate highways. Interstate 95 has a number of exits within Milford (bear in mind that the highway signs indicate north/south but the highway runs east/west through southern Connecticut). Route 15 also runs through north part of Milford with a connector to Interstate 95. These roads are often congested especially during normal business rush hours (Southbound in the morning and Northbound in the evening) and, also on the weekends (Southbound on Sunday evenings).

Milford's train station is serviced by Metro-North with stops along the Connecticut shore and into New York City. Amtrak is available into New Haven, about 10 miles from Milford.

Get aroundEdit

Milford is best seen by automobile. The city does have a public bus system and is serviced by state buses. Taxi cabs are available but must be called in advance. The area around the town green and waterfront is a wonderful place to wander on foot to check out the shops and scenery.


Milford has miles of coastline along Long Island sound.

  • Silver Sands State Park.
  • The Milford Historic Society's colonial houses on Wharf Lane, open for tours in the summer.
  • Christmas time, That House in Milford [formerly dead link] is a must. A crazy number of lights decorate the house and the yard.


  • The Milford Oyster Festival in August.
  • The Connecticut Post Mall, now the largest indoor shopping mall in Connecticut.
  • Downtown Milford, featuring many eclectic shops and restaurants.
  • The Beaches. What more do we need to say?
  • The Milford Harbor Duck Race is held annually, the first Sunday in May, in downtown Milford.



  • [dead link] Cafe Atlantique, 33 River Street, +1 203-882-1602. One of Milford's treasures; a beautiful French-style coffee house serving soups, salads, crepes, assorted pastries, and of course, great coffee and tea. Sit outside if the weather permits!
  • [dead link] Citrus, 56 South Broad Street, +1 203-877-1138. A stylish dinner destination featuring American-Caribbean fusion cuisine. A great place if you're craving something deliciously out of the ordinary.
  • East, 17 Turnpike Sq., Boston Post Road, +1 203-877-7686. Some of the best Japanese food in southern Connecticut. A small but elegant restaurant featuring a sushi bar in addition to a complete dinner menu. You can't go wrong at this place.
  • Rainbow Gardens, 117 North Broad Street, +1 203-878-2500. Restaurant and bar featuring "an eclectic, continental menu filled with variety, color, freshness and of course, flavor!" Many healthy, creative, and delicious dining options to be found.
  • Walnut Beach Creamery, 17 Broadway. Handmade high quality ice cream. Many flavours. Sit down and realax in their cosy back yard. Note: only open summer time.
  • [dead link] Aldario's, 240 Naugatuck Ave, +1 203 874-6096.


The city's nightlife has steadily increased in downtown area.


Go nextEdit

Routes through Milford
New HavenWest Haven  N   S  StratfordNew York City
New HavenOrange  N   S  StratfordNew York City
New HavenOrange  N   S  StratfordNew York City
StamfordStratford  W/SW    E/NE  West HavenNew Haven

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