The lighthouse near New Haven Hotel

Things To Do In New Haven

We have found the best of New Haven to explore, 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. 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.

Dining area of a Brunch Restaurant near New Haven Hotel

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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Exterior view of Yale University near New Haven Hotel

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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Interior view of Yale Center for British Art near New Haven Hotel

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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Exterior view of Yale University Art Gallery near New Haven Hotel

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 Poster

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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A historic building near New Haven Hotel

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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The lighthouse near New Haven Hotel

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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Children at a Games Arena near New Haven Hotel

Games & Experiences

From escape rooms to adventure courses, and old-fashioned arcades, this is a list of fun and adventure.

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Exterior view of New Haven Museum near New Haven Hotel

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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