New Canaan Tourism

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New Canaan /nuː ˈkeɪnən/ is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States, 12 miles (19 km) northeast of Greenwich, 36 miles (58 km) west of New Haven and 48 miles (77 km) northeast of New York City. The population was 19,738 according to the 2010 census. In 2008 New Canaan had the highest median family income in the country. New Canaan is the only municipality on the Connecticut Panhandle that does not border the coast and such proximity to New York City proved worthy of its own connection to the New Haven Railroad, being the only town to do so. New Canaan station and Talmadge Hill station are both on the New Canaan Branch of the New Haven Line, and transfer is possible in Stamford south to Manhattan. Many New Canaan residents commute to New York regularly, with travel time to Grand Central Terminal approximately 70 minutes. Considered part of Connecticut's Gold Coast, New Canaan is known for its Connecticut public school system, its wide range of architecture from the Harvard Five modern homes to historic New England colonials and farmhouses, as well as many stately mansions and tended estates, plus a signature town center with premiere shopping, classic boutiques, an elaborate display of lights for the Holidays.

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A place in United States, New Canaan is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. A gripping city on its own right, New York City also deserves a visit. New York City is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Empire State Building, Central Park, Statue Of Liberty. A holiday in New Canaan can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for New Canaan*

  • Pollution Statistics in New Canaan

    Know the pollution level of New Canaan before you plan your visit.

    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 75 (High)
  • New Canaan: Crime and Safety

    How safe is New Canaan for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in New Canaan.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 31.25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 37.5 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 37.5 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 93.75 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 68.75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 31.25 (Low)
  • Living in New Canaan - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 72.66 (High)
    • Climate Index 71.69 (High)
    • Pollution Index 8.62 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 75 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.13 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in New Canaan

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in New Canaan

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 44.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 79 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 45 USD

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