New Haven Attractions
New Haven is a vibrant mixture of lofty academia,
natural beauty, historic charm, and fun student life. Its music and
arts scene packs in more diversity and greater quality than perhaps
any other city of its size in the US.
Young visitors to New Haven will love the lively
student culture: they can dance until dawn in the Crown Street club
district and relax the next day at one of the city's many
coffeehouses. Less adventurous visitors can enjoy upscale shopping
and fine dining, watch a free performance of the Elm Shakespeare
Company in Edgerton Park, or visit the Peabody Museum of Natural
For a taste of New England's seafaring history, visit
the famous Freedom Schooner Amistad, which docks at Long Wharf Pier
when it isn't voyaging around the world. Exploring the Yale
University campus is an absolute must as the grounds encompass so
much of the best architecture and scenery of the city, as well as
enshrining much of its history.
The birthplace of American pizza, no visit to New
Haven would be complete without sampling what consider its most
enjoyable traditional product. Age-old contenders Sally's and
Pepe's pizzerias, each with an army of fiercely loyal New
Havenites, have been battling for the 'best pie' title for more
than 60 years.
Yale UniversityYale, a member of the Ivy League, is one of the oldest universities in the country and one of the most distinguished in the world. Its beautiful campus is home to a wealth of stunning architectural achievements as well as multiple museums, exhibition spaces... see full details
Freedom Schooner AmistadLong Wharf Pier in New Haven is the homeport of the Freedom Schooner Amistad, a faithful recreation of the schooner involved in the 1839 Amistad Incident, in which a group of Africans being transported to the Caribbean as slaves revolted and took over the... see full details
Peabody Museum of Natural HistoryThe stunning exhibitions of the Peabody Museum of Natural History are sure to amaze visitors of all ages. In addition to the Great Hall of Dinosaurs, visitors can discover Egyptian mummies, sabre-toothed cats, and Native American artefacts. Although the museum has all the old-fashioned... see full details
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