- Our list of the best things to do in Shelton, Connecticut, features the top 349 nearby activities — including 137 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Shelton, 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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The Yale University Art Gallery is a free institution dedicated to art education, appreciation and preservation. The museum's collections include illuminated manuscripts, coins, historical weaponry, tapestries, sculptures, paintings, bronzes and examples of many other art forms.
Milford's Walnut Beach is a resort community that also features public events and shopping. Its breezy boardwalk is a popular spot for afternoon strolling and people watching. The Walnut Beach community also holds closed events, which are off-limits to non-members.
Savin Rock Beach is a rocky beach featuring a waterside walkway. Visitors may enjoy the scenic views the beach provides with small picturesque cottages lining the far shore. The beach also houses Jimmies, a small seafood restaurant.
New Haven's Shubert Theater was founded in 1969 and maintains a vibrant, diverse repertoire of plays, concerts and musicals. It is a non-profit organization and offers many discounted ticketing programs that make the productions accessible to low-income individuals.
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1080 Chapel Street at High St, New Haven, CT 06520 MoreLess Info
The Yale Center for British Art is a free art museum that holds the largest collection of British art outside of Great Britain. It features a restoration shop and climate-controlled rooms for viewing antique paper documents.
Visitors can rent bikes, stand-up paddleboards, motor scooters, kayaks, and a variety of beach equipment at Scoot & Paddle. The shop is locally owned and operated and visitors can explore Long Island Sound, marshlands, lakes, roads, and more.
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.
Visit Toad's Place for the best in live music entertainment and nightlife action, in New Haven. This college bar kicks it every night with up and coming artists, dance parties, and even amenities to rent out for your next private party.