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Local New Haven, CT Attractions For Fall & Winter

Stay Safe But Still Explore Many Great Things in & Around New Haven, CT

You can still practice responsible travel and social distancing when visiting New Haven.  As autumn is here and winter not far away, there are many great attractions to see and do.  Especially outside with the fall colors all around. 

We have found the best of New Haven, from history to just enjoying outdoor spaces, these things to do are right at your doorstep when you stay at the New Haven Hotel in the heart of downtown New Haven, CT.  This list has been hand-curated for options and attractions that both remain open on a regular basis and have instituted measures for your social interaction protection.

As one of the oldest cities in the United States, New Haven has had over three centuries to refine its cultural legacy for visitors. So come and enjoy responsibly.

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Yale University Campus Self-Guided Tour

One of the oldest and most historic universities in North America, Yale University campus outdoor spaces remain open and accessible to all.  Take a self-guided tour around the campus sites and history through this map.

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Yale Center for British Art

Limited ticket reservations daily.  Located on Chapel Street on the campus of Yale University, the Yale Center for British Art contains the largest collection of works of British art outside of the United Kingdom. 

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Yale University Art Gallery

Limited reserved tickets available Friday-Sunday.  The Yale University Art Gallery houses a significant and encyclopedic collection of art in several buildings on the campus of Yale University in New Haven.

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Ghosts of New Haven

Ghosts of New Haven takes you on spooky tours of supernatural phenomena, occult manifestations, and ghostly happenings that have taken place throughout the city.  All while providing historical context surrounding the strange happenings.  Limited tours and tickets by reservation.

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Small Events, Classes, and Things To Do

Our friends at Town Green District have put together a list of smaller events, classes, and happenings taking place throughout Downtown New Haven.  All with safety and Covid 19 protections in mind.

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Lighthouse Point Park & New Haven City Parks

Lighthouse Point Park, located on Lighthouse Road in the East Shore area of New Haven, remains open on the weekends.  Additionally, other parks throughout the city remain open with activity schedules posted.

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Games & Experiences

YES!  There are many game locations and family experiences ready and open for your safe enjoyment.  From escape rooms to adventure courses, and old fashioned arcades, this is a list of fun and adventure. Safety guidelines do apply.

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Restaurants - Coffee - Brunch Open & Ready

There are PLENTY of eateries, coffee shops, sweet-treats, and beautiful restaurants of all types and sizes.  ALL open and ready to serve you.  With reduced capacities and other measures for your safety, this list is constantly updated to include over 100 options.

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New Haven Museum

Open by reservation only, four hundred years of New England history come to life in exhibits and art.

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