Hotels in New Haven

There’s more to New Haven than Yale University. The city’s interesting history, fantastic nightlife scene, and great cultural attractions make it a great little destination for a holiday. With Skyscanner it’s easy to find the best deals on hotels in New Haven.

Downtown New Haven is compact and easy to get around on foot. There are lots of interesting places to visit in New Haven, so pack your comfiest walking shoes. The 300 year old Yale University is worth a look, as is the Peabody Museum of Natural History and The Yale University Art Gallery which are both on campus.

Historical sites include the Pardee Morris House and Fort Nathan Hale Park, where you can learn about the city’s colonial history.  Another place worth visiting is New Haven Green, which was built by 17th Century settlers and is surrounded by cute white steepled churches. The Green is still heavily used by citizens of New Haven, and is considered to be one of the best public spaces in the USA. It’s often used for events, including the city’s famous jazz festival.

Culture vultures will find plenty to keep themselves entertained in New Haven. You can catch a play at Long Wharf Theatre, take in some jazz at Firehouse 12 (an ex firehouse which has been converted into a venue), or enjoy a concert at the legendary Toad’s Place nightclub.

New Haven is famous for its pizza. In fact the city often boasts of being the place which first introduced the dish to the USA. The best place to grab a slice is along Wooster Street, where some of the city’s best Italian restaurants are. If you’re not in the mood for pizza, don’t worry. New Haven’s dining scene is fantastically varied, with restaurants to suit every taste and budget. Whether you’re in the mood for a fancy seafood dinner, a locavore vegan feast, or some cheap and cheerful noodles, you’ll find something to tempt your tastebuds in New Haven.

For nightlife, head to Crown and Chapel Streets. This is the heart of New Haven’s nightlife scene. There are trendy wine bars, buzzing clubs, and some laid back live music lounges too. At the weekend it can get quite crowded.

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