Graybarns Is a Charming Getaway Spot Near the Main Line

Weekend getaway at Graybarns, anyone? Adobe Stock / miro

This classic inn’s surrounding natural beauty and spacious suites with original architecture make for a perfect weekend getaway.

Graybarns spacious suite
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Norwalk, Connecticut

Drive Time: 3 hours, 30 minutes.

Since 1810, this classic inn’s surrounding natural beauty made it a magnet for artists. Later, it became a favored getaway destination for Hollywood luminaries like Elizabeth Taylor and Spencer Tracy. Today, these celebrity guests would feel right at home in any of the inn’s six spacious king suites, all of which have retained the original post-and-beam construction and reclaimed wood accents. All suites offer complimentary in-room bars, and some have gas fireplaces. Breakfast is included with overnight stays.

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Get Hooked: The Silvermine River runs through the property, and it’s teeming with bass and trout. The inn’s concierge can book you a fly-fishing lesson. Keep an eye out for the resident river otter.

May Rates: $750-$950.

194 Perry Ave., Norwalk, Connecticut, (203) 489-9000. Visit the website to learn more.

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