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Best things to do in Bridgeport

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Zoo
“An easy and fun trip to do! Don't miss a ride on the carousel, it's one of only a few in the state.”
6 locals recommend
Lodging
“Beach requires parking fee for non residents during summer months. You can take an uber or park in nearby neighborhood and walk in to avoid paying car fee.”
6 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“An alternate to the CT Post Mall that's right off the parkway. Some different stores & brands. ”
5 locals recommend
Zoo
“This is a small zoo, but it is designed well for it's size. The condors, wolves and tigers are a must-see. Don't overlook Beardsley Zoo; I was very impressed. Kids love this place. ”
5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“The Original Pepe's is in New Haven, but this satellite location is just as great. Pepe's is regarded as one of the best pizza places in the US.”
4 locals recommend
Park
“Huge Park and beach right near the University of Bridgeport Campus. Boardwalk along the beach that is a few miles long.”
5 locals recommend
Establishment
“A scenic and affordable alternative to driving along I95 to/from Connecticut. Bring your car or travel as a foot passenger. Regular transportation across the Long Island Sound; docks in Bridgeport, CT.”
5 locals recommend
Bar
“Great spot to go with family, really cute little shops along the water, as well as great food and live music!”
3 locals recommend
Hockey Arena
“Massive 10.000 seat Arena featuring concerts, shows, tournaments, conventions and more”
4 locals recommend
Museum
“Daily planetarium shows, hands on activities, and NASA simulation mission daily”
4 locals recommend
Bar
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“Black Rock restaurant with great food and brunch with live music on weekends.”
5 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“A unique old school cafe in the heart of iconic black rock. Try the almond croisants. Worth every calorie!”
6 locals recommend
Sporting Goods Shop
“One of the biggest bass pro shops in the country and they have a restaurant and bowling alley!!! and a huge aquarium! and tent supplies, and camping supplies, and amazing bbq grills, and hunting stuff.”
2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
2 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Another great, local brewery for you to also get some great thin-crust pizzas and salads.”
3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Just a quick ferry ride over to Port Jefferson town in Long Island, you can even take your car on the ferry!”
4 locals recommend