About Guilford

Welcome to Guilford, Connecticut – 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.

You will quickly see that Guilford is a place where residents take pride in their history and work to preserve their heritage while also cultivating a thriving, vibrant community.

You will be enchanted to learn about New England’s small town of Guilford’s history dating back to the 17th century as you explore five historic house museums, the beautiful Town Green, four National Register of Historic Places districts, two local historic districts, hiking trails and other recreational activities, excellent dining, shopping including an array of works by local artists, and a variety of events, programs and festivals.

You are invited to begin your visit by exploring this website to see all the things there are to experience in Guilford. This website will help you plan your own customized itinerary.

We hope you enjoy your visit to Guilford and come back often!