If you are looking for a Connecticut vacation spot, there is plenty to do in historic Danbury, Connecticut. Hiking trails, antique dealers, CT Wine Trail and the famous Connecticut fall foliage can be found in and around Danbury. Below are a few highlights of Danbury and the surrounding region.
Ethan Allen International Headquarters and Danbury Design Center
Up the hill from the hotel is the Ethan Allen International Headquarters and Danbury Design Center. Ethan Allen is a Connecticut-based leading interior design company and manufacturer and retailer of quality home furnishings, and one of the most recognized brand names in the industry. Since 1932, Ethan Allen has been devoted to helping its customers create beautiful, comfortable homes. Ethan Allen's product lines encompass both the casual-with furnishings to appeal to consumers who want a more relaxed environmentÑand the classic, for those who prefer more traditional homes. Store hours are: Monday and Thursday, 10:00am to 8:00pm; Tuesday-Wednesday and Friday-Saturday, 10:00am to 6:00pm; and Sunday 12:00pm to 5:00pm. www.ethanallen.com
Danbury Fair Mall
Only a mile from the Ethan Allen Hotel, the Danbury Fair Mall has consistently been one of the top shopping centers in the country. Its fine stores include: Macy's, Lord & Taylor, Sears, and JCPenney, along with nearly 220 specialty stores and extensive food court. Danbury Fair Mall's trademark carousel is reminiscent of the original fairgrounds ride in Danbury, operating for 112 years.
As Danbury's largest lake, Candlewood Lake offers many recreational activities. Danbury Town Park features a lovely beach on Candlewood Lake for picnics, boatwatching & sun.
Western Connecticut State University
Located in Danbury near the Ethan Allen campus, WestConn is part of the Connecticut State University System, the largest university system in the state. Please inquire about special rates for visitors, parents and alumni for Graduation, Orientation, and general visits to WCSU.
Danbury and the surrounding area hosts a number of well respected corporate giants. Ethan Allen Hotel is Greater Danbury's choice to accommodate transient and group stays, as well as meetings & events for Duracell (P&G), Ethan Allen, GE Capital, Goodrich, Amphenol, Honeywell, Cartus / Realogy, Barden FAG / Schaeffler, Praxair, Pitney Bowes, Ethan Allen, Sealed Air, IBM and Boehringer Ingelheim.
Ethan Allen Hotel is pleased to be The Preferred Hotel of Boehringer Ingelheim, Praxair, Hubbell, Pitney Bowes, Amphenol, and Belimo, to name a few.
Local Points of Interest
Danbury Railroad Museum
Located in the historic station and rail yard in downtown Danbury, Connecticut, the Museum offers railroad history, rail excursion trips, and a collection of original and restored rolling stock.
The Danbury Arena
The arena offers affordable family entertainment. Whether you are a first-time skater or an expert, the Danbury Ice Arena provides guests with a great skating experience. The arena has two full length ice sheets, an arcade, a concession stand and a fully-stocked pro shop with rentals.
Tarrywile Mansion and Park
This 654-acre historic building and land preserve with more than twenty-one (21) miles of hiking trails, two picnic areas, and strolling gardens.
Connecticut Wine Trail
Discover Connecticut's beautiful vineyards and fine wines. Ten vineyards are joined by the Connecticut Wine Trail. The trail will take you through some of Connecticut's most scenic and historic New England towns.
Golf Courses & Sports Clubs
A round of relaxing golf is only a short drive away at
Richter Park Golf Course The New York Sports Club
Candlewood Valley Country Club
Centennial Golf Club
is also within one mile of the hotel. Spas
Upon request we can provide Spa Services for our guests. Ethan Allen recommends the following local services:
Dawn’s Pizzazz-Artistic Group
81 West Street
Danbury, CT 06810
Adam Broderick Salon & Spa
89 Danbury Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877
Greater Danbury Chamber of Commerce
You can contact the Greater Danbury Chamber of Commerce at 203.743.5565.
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