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Location and Transportation

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Just an hour north of New York City, Milford is easily accessible for both travelers and commuters.

Served by major highway systems, vehicle access is obtained by I-95, the Merritt/Wilbur Cross Parkway (Route 15), and Boston Post Road (U.S. 1). MetroNorth and Amtrak to New York and beyond begin at the railroad station in downtown Milford.

New York boaters enjoy crossing Long Island Sound to stay at Milford Lisman Landing Marina in the heart of downtown.

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Milford Yacht Club and four additional marinas provide close access to our downtown. There is also a ferry crossing from Port Jefferson, L.I. to Bridgeport (only ten minutes away) with train access to downtown.

Major international airports JFK and LaGuardia in New York and Bradley in Connecticut are within an hour-and-a-half drive. Locally, Tweed-New Haven and Sikorsky Memorial Airports offer regional service. Limousine services are available to all locations. The Milford Transit District provides local bus service as well as connecting to other communities with the Coastal Corridor Link.

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Tourists or the business traveler will find a wide array of accommodations. From bed and breakfast overnight facilities to brand-name motels with over 1,000 rooms await, ranging from budget to up-scale. The Milford Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (203) 878-0681, www.milfordct.com and the Greater New Haven Convention and Visitors Bureau (203) 777-8550, www.newhavencvb.org will be happy to help you when planning a visit.

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