Norwalk, Connecticut Hotels and Travel Guide
Called “Oyster Town” after the long tradition of oyster farming, Norwalk, Connecticut, is currently home to Hillard Bloom Shellfish, the nation's largest oyster company. If you’re looking for Norwalk, Connecticut, hotels, Extended Stay Hotels has a great place to stay at a great price.
• Homestead Studio Suites Norwalk - Stamford
Situated on Long Island Sound, Norwalk is part of the New York metropolitan area, making it a haven for nationally significant companies and interesting sightseeing.
Just one mile from the Homestead Studio Suites Norwalk - Stamford hotel is the world headquarters of Xerox, the global document management company. Xerox has been an innovative leader in document production and management for decades.
Another nationally known organization headquartered in Norwalk is the Financial Accounting Standards Board, or FASB as it is called among those in the accounting profession. This not-for-profit organization sets the accounting standards applicable to most private companies in the United States.
Also headquartered in Norwalk is the international IT consulting firm Siemens IT Solutions and Services, Inc. Siemens provides services ranging from consulting and system integration to IT system management. Siemens is just six miles from the Homestead Studio Suites Norwalk - Stamford hotel.
Norwalk’s close proximity to New York City means that world-class attractions, like the Bronx Zoo, are just minutes from your hotel. Even closer is the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, which offers fascinating displays of the marine life and ecology of Long Island Sound. The Maritime Aquarium is just six miles from the Homestead Studio Suites Norwalk - Stamford Hotel.
If you want to add a little outdoor excitement to your visit, consider a trip to the Norwalk Islands, where you can enjoy boating, kayaking, bird watching and much more. A loop around this collection of over twenty-five islands is about 12 miles. And if you do go island hopping, be sure that Sheffield Island is on your itinerary. Here you can tour the historic Sheffield Island lighthouse.
Another renowned outdoors venue in the area is Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge, spanning 70 miles of coastline and nearly 1,000 acres. The refuge, comprising 10 distinct units, including wetlands, salt ponds, and islands, is home to an abundant variety of wildlife.
Whether you are traveling for business or leisure, for a great Norwalk, Connecticut, hotel, the Homestead Studio Suites Norwalk - Stamford is a terrific choice.