New Haven CT is a historic coastal city dating as far back to the precolonial era. Most known for Yale University and pizza, New Haven has an abundance of dining, shopping, culture, history and institutions.

Yale University, an elite Ivy League college, is situated downtown New Haven and coupled with Yale New Haven Hospital and several museums (mentioned more below). The school was founded in 1701 in Saybrook and eventually moved to New Haven in 1716. The University has groomed some of America’s most influential people, played a hand in the American Revolution, and is also rumored to be home of the secret society known as “Skull and Bones“.

New Haven has great art and history museums such as Yale University Art Gallery, Yale Center for British Art, Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, New Haven Museum, Connecticut Children’s Museum, and the Sterling Memorial Library.

Famous for old school style pizzerias, New Haven has a variety of venues to serve up mouth-watering cuisine. If in town, be sure to check out places like (but not limited to) Bear’s Smokehouse, BAR, Buca Trattoria, Elm City Social, 116 Crown, Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana, Prime 16, Ordinary, Modern Apizza and Zinc New Haven.

If you’re looking to satisfy that consumer itch, New Haven has you covered. First, The Shops at Yale alone contain more than 80 boutiques, retailers, eateries, restaurants, theaters, and museums. The area has an Apple store, J.Crew, LL Bean, Book Trader Café, Lou Lou Boutique, Grey Matter Books, lululemon, FatFace, UPS Store, Raggs, Sneaker Junkies, Urban Outfitters and plenty more. Stores such as IKEA, are located throughout the city.

The city of New Haven is adjacent to the amenities of Milford, Branford, Guilford, Bridgeport and a short drive from Old Saybrook, Westport and Fairfield.



New Haven Schools

  • Yale University

  • Engineering – Science University Magnet School

  • Sound School

  • Cooperative High School

  • Wilbur Cross High School

  • High School in the Community

  • Worthington Hooker School

  • Mauro-Sheridan Magnet School

  • Nathan Hale School

  • Benjamin Jepson Magnet School

  • Davis 21st Century Magnet Elementary School

  • Worthington Hooker School

  • Mauro-Sheridan Magnet School

  • Nathan Hale School

  • West Rock Author’s Academy

  • Benjamin Jepson Magnet School


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