Attractions

Top Choice Museum in New Haven

Yale Center for British Art

Reopened in 2016 after extensive restoration, this fabulous gallery was architect Louis Kahn’s last commission and is the setting for the largest collection of British art outside the UK. Spanning three centuries fr…
Top Choice Museum in New Haven

Yale University Art Gallery

This outstanding museum was architect Louis Kahn's first commission and houses the oldest university art collection in the country, including Vincent van Gogh's The Night Café and European masterpieces by Frans Hals…
Top Choice University in New Haven

Yale University

Each year, thousands of high-school students make pilgrimages to Yale, nursing dreams of attending the country's third-oldest university, which boasts such notable alums as Noah Webster, Eli Whitney, Samuel Morse, a…
Top Choice Museum in New Haven

Shore Line Trolley Museum

For a unique take on East Haven's shoreline, take a ride on this open-sided antique trolley – the oldest continuously running suburban trolley line in the country – along 3 miles of track which takes you from River …
Library in New Haven

Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Built in 1963, this extraordinary piece of architecture is the largest building in the world designed for the preservation of rare manuscripts. The windowless cube has walls of Danby marble which subdue the effects …
Winery in New Haven

Bishop's Orchards Winery

Bishop's Orchards Winery has been serving shoreline communities with fresh produce since 1871. Much more than just a winery, Bishop's is also a pick-your-own farm, where berries, peaches, pears, apples and pumpkins …
Park in New Haven

New Haven Green

New Haven's spacious green has been the spiritual center of the city since its Puritan fathers designed it in 1638 as the prospective site for Christ's second coming. Since then it has held the municipal burial grou…
Winery in New Haven

Jones Family Farm

Nestled in the White Hills of Shelton you'll find the 150-year-old, 400-acre Jones Family Farm, home of one of the premier wineries in the state. Jones Winery is known for using its own grapes or those from local vi…
Museum in New Haven

Peabody Museum of Natural History

It's hard not to be fascinated by this vast collection of animal, vegetable and mineral specimens, including wildlife dioramas, meteorites and minerals. The Great Hall of Dinosaurs illuminates the museum's fossil co…
Park in New Haven

Lighthouse Point Park

This pretty seaside park a few minutes' drive from Tweed New Haven Airport features the handsome 1840s Five Mile Point Lighthouse, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and a beautiful 1916 carousel (r…