Location: Greenwich and Stamford
DRIVE: This tour begins in Greenwich. Traveling on I-95 North take Exit 3 (Arch St.) at the end of the exit take a right at the intersection of Steamboat Rd, Arch St. and Museum Dr., proceed straight onto Museum Dr. to the Bruce Museum on the left. Retrace your steps to the intersection of Museum Drive, Arch St, and Steamboat Rd. To reach the Audubon Greenwich go straight on Arch St. just past the junction of I-95, take a left onto Sound View Dr. At street’s end, turn right onto Field Pt. Rd., at the next light turn left onto Brookside Dr., at the end of the road, turn left onto Glenville Rd. After 1.5 miles turn right at the light, onto Riverville Rd. (just past the Glenville Green) and follow for 4.5 miles to the stop sign at John St.; the entrance gate to Audubon Greenwich is on the right. Retrace your steps to the intersection of Sound View Drive and Field Pt. Rd., continue straight on Field Pt. Rd.; at the intersection of Field Point Rd. and Railroad Ave., take a left on Railroad Ave., at the junction of Railroad Ave. and Arch St. take a left on Arch St to Greenwich Ave. To continue, at the junction of Arch St. and Greenwich Ave., go straight across Greenwich Ave. to Havemmeyer La.; take a left (toward Rte. 1) on Mason St. At the junction of Mason St. and Rte. 1 (East Putnam Ave.) turn right and follow for several miles to Putnam Cottage. To reach the Bush Holley Historic Site, continue on East Putnam Ave. (Rte. 1) for one mile, take a right onto Strickland Rd., at the end of the road take a right, parking is located under the overpass. Retrace your steps, to the intersection of East Putnam Ave. (Rte. 1 North) and Strickland Ave., take a right onto East Putnam Ave. At the intersection of East Putnam Ave. and Orchard St (2nd. Light), turn left on Orchard St., proceed .2 miles and turn right onto Bible Street. Follow Bible Street .7 miles; the entrance to the Garden Education Center. Retrace your steps, take a left on East Putnam Ave. (Rte. 1 North), follow for several miles passing through the village of Riverside. Take I 95 North to Stamford. To visit Cove Harbor and SoundWater Environmental Center, take exit 8 off of I- 95, go straight off the exit onto South State St., at the next light take a right onto Canal St., at the intersection of Canal St. and Dock St., take a left onto Dock Street. At the intersection of Shippen Ave., Elm St., and Cove Rd., proceed straight onto Cove Rd. and follow it to the end. At the intersection of Cove Rd. and Weed Ave. bear right to Cove Harbor. To continue your tour, retrace your steps along Cove Rd. to Elm Street. Proceed on Elm St., at the junction of South State St. and Elm St., go straight under the overpass for I-95. At the next light take a left on to Tresser Blvd. Parking is available at the Stamford Town Center located on the right.
WALK: After parking, walk to Tresser Blvd., take a right on Tresser Blvd., walk one block and take a right on Atlantic Ave. At the intersection of Atlantic St. and Broad St., take a left onto Broad Street. At the junction of Broad St. and Washington Blvd., take a left on Washington Blvd.; at the junction of Washington Blvd. & Main St. take a left onto Main Street. At the junction of Main St. and Atlantic St., take a right onto Atlantic St. At the junction of Atlantic St. and Tresser Blvd., take a left on Tresser Blvd. Pick up your car to continue the tour.