- Our list of the best things to do in New Haven, Connecticut, features the top 319 nearby activities — including 134 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- New Haven, CT has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
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Grapes pulled from six acres of vines create the wines at Oak Summit Vineyard. Premium tours and tastings are available by appointment only. Specializing in pinot noir and chardonnay, the wines are made 100% from grapes grown on the vineyard.
Skater City is an indoor amusement facility that features a variety of entertainments. Attractions include roller skating, toxic laser tag, miniature golf, and an extensive video game arcade. The facility hosts birthday parties and special events.
89% 438 votes
U.S. Route 1 over Mystic River, Mystic, CT 06355 MoreLess Info
The venerable Mystic River Bascule Bridge is a movable bridge in Mystic, Connecticut. Its movable section is 85 feet long, and each open period lasts approximately 5 minutes. The bridge accepts motor vehicle and pedestrian traffic.
95% 38 votes
10 Cottrell Street, Mystic River Park, Mystic, CT 06247 MoreLess Info
As a ghost tour, Seaside Shadows takes visitors on a walking trip through cemeteries and the downtown area while narrating the history of famous individuals from the town. The tour guide gives tips for taking psychic pictures with cameras.
Hicksville's Baseball Plus is a baseball-centered training facility and store that sells a full range of baseball equipment and apparel. The facility also has batting cages, and offers lessons and clinics for players.
The Freedom Schooner Amistad in Mystic, Connecticut is a wooden ship built in honor of the slave ship Amistad, which experienced a mutiny while transporting slaves between the United States and the Carribbean. The Freedom Schooner Amistad is dedicated to fostering goodwill and respect between all races.
Cruising the waters around Mystic, Connecticut, Argia Cruises offers four-hour daytime and sunset cruises aboard an 81-foot sailing vessel. The daily tours accommodate up to 48 passengers. Argia Cruises also accepts charter bookings with advance notice.
A haven for devotees of handcrafted wooden boats, the Mystic Seaport is a charming port in Connecticut. It features rental slips, a museum, shops and a working repair yard. It is also the venue for Mystic's annual wooden boat show.
78% 77 votes
75 Greenmanville Ave, 7, Mystic, CT 06355 MoreLess Info
Mystic Seaport - The Museum of America & the Sea offers a variety of nautical history exhibits and artifacts along with historic vessels and buildings. The museum also hosts several public events and programs.