Milford, Connecticut is a culture and arts rich city, situated between Bridgeport and New Haven. It is as steeped in historical buildings and landmarks as it is beautiful water scenery as provided by a few bodies of water and the Housatonic and Wepawaug Rivers. Currently, Milford is well represented with Tweets on Twitter. Annual activities include the Oyster Festival, the Milford Irish Festival, the Great American Sand Sculpture Competition, Downtown Milford's Wine Tasting, the Milford Saint Patrick's Parade and the Summer Night by Harbor Lights Concert Series. Milford keeps a busy social calendar with plenty of ongoing attractions, which are geared for a broad range of citizen to include the senior, new mothers, hikers and other outdoor enthusiast's. There are activities, concerts, sports, clubs, churches, apartment/vacation/house rentals, cabins, condos, a bed & breakfast inn, beeches and shopping opportunities galore. Milford has one hospital, one college, seven public and private high schools, one public library, several banks and branches, seventeen hotels and motels, one museum, three zoos and aquariums, ten parks and gardens, nine golf courses and one hundred seventy-seven restaurants. New York City, New York is the closest big city to Milford, Connecticut. Both JFK and LaGuardia airports are within a two hour drive to Milford. Once one has made it to Milford, there are many modes of transportation available to the traveler or resident alike, to include a rental limousine ride, taxis and a public transportation bus. The crime rate and unemployment rate are both very low. And work travel time is an average of fifteen minutes!