Welcome to Weston
A family-friendly small town to call home.
Weston, Connecticut, is one of the wealthiest and most tranquil towns in the nation. Connecticut Magazine ranks Weston highly in terms of home value, and the town itself is bucolic and serene, full of beautiful land and historical sites.
Founded in October 1787, Weston is home to roughly 10,000 residents just 45 miles outside New York City. Weston features two-acre property zoning, minimal commercial development, an award-winning, high-performing educational system, and a vibrant arts community. Nature is abundant, and people move here for its tranquility. Homes have larger acreage, and stunning Colonial architecture and contemporary-style houses are common.
What to Love
Excellent school system
People & Lifestyle
Weston is a deeply caring community with a long history and reputation for community volunteerism. Residents devote countless hours to serving on town boards and commissions. The Weston Historical Society, the Kiwanis Club, the Weston Women’s League, the Weston Garden Club, and the League of Women Voters are just a few organizations that regularly dedicate themselves to improving the town.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Although Weston is a quieter town, The Weston Shopping Center
, known as “the Center,” is a community fixture where residents can shop for groceries, hardware, fuel, or use banking and postal services. Grab a bite to eat at Lunch Box
, which serves delicious soups and sandwiches. Family-owned and operated Peter’s Weston Market
is a full-service gourmet supermarket for all of your grocery needs. Don’t forget about the Weston Farmers’ Market
, where you can purchase local produce and other goods.
In as little as five minutes, you can be in the center of downtown Westport. Here, you can browse a variety of both national and local businesses and dine at award-winning restaurants and cafes. A local community fixture is The Onion Barn
, a wood building originally used to store crops in the 1800s that today functions as a town headquarters.
Things to Do
Weston residents love the sprawling woodlands and proximity to nature that gives the town its bucolic feel. With parks and outdoor recreational areas to explore, you’ll never get tired of the beauty this town has to offer!
Explore Devil’s Den
, the largest wilderness preserve in Connecticut, hike the beautiful Tall Pines Nature Preserve
, or head to Bisceglie-Scribner Park
, which features swimming, playgrounds, a fitness trail, and three baseball fields.
The local Aspetuck Valley Country Club
is a friendly, family-oriented club nestled on spectacular, rolling, wooded acres along the beautiful Aspetuck River with outstanding golf, racquets, pool, and restaurant facilities. It’s the perfect place to hold private events against a stunning green backdrop. Members can play golf or tennis, enjoy fine dining, or send their kids to summer camps.
Weston’s award-winning school system is situated on a 117-acre wooded campus, ensuring a cohesive learning environment for students from Pre-K through 12th Grade. Recently ranked #2 High School in Connecticut, Weston schools have won numerous awards over the years and consistently rank amongst the top schools in the country – a big draw for many families moving to the area.