Top 10 Things To Do in New Haven
1. Yale University Art Gallery
The Yale University Art Gallery is the oldest college art museum in America. That, combined with the fact that it is free, makes it amazing to visit. You can find so many old and new items there that you definitely don’t want to miss it!
2. West Rock Ridge State Park
West Rock Ridge State Park provides great views, hiking, fishing, kayaking and a pretty impressive stone wall. This is a great place to just get out and enjoy nature.
A fun and adventurous modern-day treasure hunt you can enter as many times as you want! You’ll be adventuring all over New Haven and the surrounding areas solving clues that will have you exploring the city, including spots you likely haven't explored before! It only costs $10 and every time you finish, you will get $5 to the Adventure Hunt Store and be entered to win a FREE TRIP TO PANAMA! You can enter on your own, with a date or with a group of friends. No matter how many people you are with, you will have a blast!
4. Farmington Canal
Farmington Canal is a great place to bike, walk, ride or skate. It is very safe and peaceful and even has benches, bridges, ponds and wildlife to enjoy!
5. Shore Line Trolley Museum
Shore Line Trolley Museum allows you to take a ride on the last operating trolley car in the state. It is a unique experience and one that all should have.
6. Connecticut Children’s Museum
Connecticut Children’s Museum is a hands-on museum with many exhibits including a beehive! It is dedicated to the way children learn and just all around fun.
7. Marsh Botanical Garden
Marsh Botanical Garden is located on Yale Campus and has a beautiful garden, arboretum and greenhouses. It is a pleasant stop in a great area.
8. Bradley Point Park
Bradley Point Park is known as a local gem. It is a quaint walking area with an absolutely gorgeous shoreline filled with statues, picnic tables and more!
9. Chapel Street
Chapel Street is the place to go for the college scene. There are coffee houses, many bookstores and lots of students.
10. Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge
Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge is a beautiful bridge to see during the day but stunning at night. It is lit up and just illuminates the night!