Fairfield is well known for its graceful living and exceptional neighborhoods, gorgeous beaches, a vigorous downtown and abundant leisure time activities. These vital quality of life profits that come with living in Fairfield make it one of Connecticut’s top towns and an ideal place to spend your vacation with your family and friends. This place has been ranked as the best place in the Northeast by Money magazine. Fairfield’s attractive landscaped parks present walking, climbing, bicycling, picnicking and nature study overlooking the Mill River. For inhabitants and guests who take pleasure in freshwater swimming there’s Lake Mohegan. During the winter months, ice skaters slide across Sturges Pond, Owen Fish Park and Gould Manor Park. For those who love the sea and water sports Fairfield offers a recreational area eight-mile long Gold Coast on Long Island Sound. There are four public beaches in Fairfield with facilities such as docking and mooring facilities and sailboat storage, there is also a marina and a boat basin. Of these four beaches the two noteworthy ones are Jennings Beach and Penfield Beach. Jennings Beach is the biggest of Fairfield’s Beaches occupying an area of 27 acres. This beach is sandy and offers tourists with a wonderful breath taking view of Long Island Sound. The beach is handicapped accessible and offers a concession stand along with facilities such as bathrooms, volleyball poles and sailboat rack. Penfield Beach is a great place for swimmers and for those who love to bask in the sun. This sandy beach is adjacent to Rickards Beach and offers some great facilities to visitors. If you love grilled food then you just need to bring some charcoal and matches as Penfield Beach has several charcoal grills set up for visitor use and if grilling is not in your to do list then you can always buy food from the nearby Pavilion. One can enjoy activities such as fishing, swimming (both supervised and unsupervised) and bird and wildlife watching in this beach. Not just the beaches even the city of Fairfield has a lot to offer to visitors. The city has a broad and varied range of dwellings and neighborhood ranging from majestic colonials dating back to the late 1700s, Greek revival, Federal and Victorian homes to outstanding contemporaries and a range of condos both inland as well as along the coastline. Tourists and visitors looking for an accommodation in Fairfield face no problems as there are several vacation rentals available. Most the vacation rentals offer all the amenities and if you are lucky you can also get beach vacation rentals, overlooking the sandy Jennings or Penfield, although during peak seasons (summer) it may be hard to find beach vacation rentals. Be it beach vacation rentals or simple vacation rentals there is no shortage of them in Fairfield. In fact due to the presence of diverse neighbourhood in Fairfield you can expect different types of vacation rentals, from small cottages to majestic bungalows you can choose any vacation rentals you wish, just make sure it is close to the beach.