- 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.
- The results below include the top 33 things to do within the city of New Haven, CT , followed by 286 popular activities in nearby cities, including Stratford, Fairfield, Hamden, Bridgeport, Wallingford, Milford, Middletown, Waterbury, Clinton, Branford, Guilford, Southington, Trumbull, West Haven, Cheshire, Madison, Southbury, Shelton, Meriden, Woodbury, Bristol, Westport, New Britain, Westbrook, Naugatuck, Mashantucket, East Haven, Plantsville and Port Jefferson
Paint Nite 152 Simsbury Road, Avon, CT MoreLess Info
Paint Nite invites guests to break away from a typical night out with the perfect cocktail of creativity and conversation.
Featuring elevations over 600-ft. above sea level, West Rock Ridge State Park is a scenic public park commonly visited by those who love being in nature. Popular park activities include hiking, boating, fishing, and enjoying the picturesque views throughout.
1070 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT MoreLess Info
Ghosts of New Haven Walking Tours offers 90 minute walking tours of 'haunted locations' with a 'mysterious atmosphere'. The company has private tours that can accommodate 2 to 10 people.
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940 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT 06517 MoreLess Info
Open to bike riders, joggers, and dogs on a leash, Farmington Canal Rail To Trail Assoc offers a scenic shortcut through the city of New Haven. The trail has several benches to sit on and a variety of plant life.
The Pardee Rose Garden is a community owned public park that features sculpted rose gardens of various colors that bloom throughout the summer. The park features mutliple walking paths and park benches for visitors to enjoy the natural setting.
Located in a historic house that dates back to the early 18th century, the Ward-Heitmann House Museum features an array of exhibits that highlight the natural and cultural history of the surrounding area. They host a variety of special events.
Organizing community activities, Turkish Cultural Center provides cultural classes for cooking, learning the language, and more. Visitors can go on coffee night trips, movie nights, and festivals hosted by the center.