Known for its deep, beautiful harbor, New Haven is a great walking town where visitors can step out of their lodging and enjoy historic museums, cultural events, and an eclectic nightlife scene. Home to world-famous Yale University, New Haven has lots to keep visitors occupied. Discover it with a beautifully furnished vacation rental as your base.
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A few of the rentals in New Haven allow pets, which makes it a convenient vacation destination for pet owners. Most pet-friendly rentals in New Haven are hotel rooms. Furthermore, pet-friendly rentals there have an average price of $197. You can also look for pet-friendly properties that are centrally located. In New Haven, A few of the rentals vacation rentals less than 2 miles away from the city center.
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Enjoy a Vacation Rental in New Haven, the “Elm City” of America
A Gourmet Getaway with World Flavors and Comfy Classics
One of the Northeast's most cosmopolitan capitals, New Haven has a dining scene that easily rivals that of the Big Apple or Washington, DC. Get ready for Middle Eastern and African delicacies. Popular with the Yale crowd, Mamoun's Falafel Restaurant serves tasty chicken kebabs, baba ganouj (smoked eggplant), shawarma, and falafel. Eat with your hands at homey Lalibela Ethiopian Restaurant. Their traditional bread injera and the lamb, seafood, and vegetarian dishes are in high demand.
Louis' Lunch is a beloved New Haven establishment widely regarded as the birthplace of the American hamburger. Founded in 1895, the restaurant serves the original burger garnished with just tomato, cheese, and onion. And you can still see the cast-iron grills used to make burgers in 1898.
Finally, don't leave town without trying the New Haven apizza (pronounced "ah-BEETZ") at the holy trinity of historic pizzerias: Frank Pepe, Modern Apizza, and Sally's Apizza. Atticus Bookstore Café also deserves a mention, having served bibliophiles, college students, and locals since 1975. Try their delicious roast pork sandwiches and pear salad.
World-Class Architecture, Art, and More Await
A top New Haven attraction is no doubt Yale University. It's America's third-oldest, and has produced the likes of Noah Webster, Naomi Wolf, and Hillary Clinton, among other luminaries. It's a good idea to take their tour, where student docents guide visitors past Gothic-style buildings and the gorgeous campus, regaling them with anecdotes about the university's 300-year history.
Another must-visit in the vicinity is the Yale University Art Gallery, where you can catch originals by Grand Masters Van Gogh, Monet, Picasso, and Rubens, as well as American greats Jackson Pollock and Edward Hopper.
Afterward, stop by at the Yale Center for British Art, a free public museum that houses the world's largest collection of British Art outside the United Kingdom. One of Louis I. Khan's last commissions, the center's stunning modernist architecture, natural skylit features, and reflective glass are a sight to behold. All that art and architecture aside, you could also attend an event at the New Haven Center for Performing Arts (NHCPA).
Karaoke and Ghost Walks to Liven up the Night
A fixture in New Haven's live entertainment scene, Cave à Vin welcomes local artists and musicians. Choose from an exhaustive list of over 60 wines (rosé, sparkling shiraz, and hot spiced wine, and others), and make the most of their happy hour. Toad's Place is another New Haven icon that has hosted the likes of U2, Bob Dylan, and the Rolling Stones over the decades. Discover America's newest talents and tribute bands at Toad's.
Blending Asian-style booth karaoke with American-style karaoke, Karaoke Heroes is "Connecticut's only dedicated karaoke bar." Browse through their catalog of 6,500+ songs and take center stage. This is your chance to show off those singing skills.
The town doesn't limit itself to nightclubs and bars. With New Haven's Ghost Walk, you'll discover some of the area's spookiest spots, such as Grove Street Cemetery and the Skull and Bones Society. Finally, marvel at the ingenuity of the Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge drenched in colors by night. The lighting contrasts beautifully against the night sky, and is perfect for a photo.
Town-Hopping and Beach Escapades
A house rental in New Haven is an excellent base to explore quintessential East Coast cities and towns. The seaport town of Mystic beguiles with its beautifully preserved marine heritage, aquarium, and postcard-perfect harbor. State capital Hartford, one of America's oldest cities, is replete with colleges and universities. It's known as "The Knowledge Corridor" and "Insurance Capital of the World."
A direct train or bus will get you to New York City from New Haven. Once there, you can do a tour that covers NYC's usual suspects: Brooklyn Bridge, the Statue of Liberty, and Central Park, among other attractions.
Outdoor travelers have tons to do with New Haven as a base. Head down to the Silver Sands State Park in Milford, home to a windswept shoreline, seashells, and shorebirds. While here, stop by at the Walnut Beach Creamery to sample their homemade banana bread, bittersweet chocolate, and gourmet ice cream. For fabulous views of the Connecticut shoreline, Bradley Point Park won't disappoint. Here, you can enjoy the ocean's changing colors, fly kites, or just stroll down the breezy boardwalk.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to rent a vacation rental in New Haven?
The price for Hotel rooms and Apartment rentals in New Haven is $73 per night.
How many vacation rentals are available to book in New Haven?
There are currently 349 vacation homes in New Haven to browse and book for your next trip.
What amenities are most popular for vacation homes in New Haven?
The most popular amenities for home rentals in New Haven include accommodations that have: internet, TVs, and cribs.
How many vacation rentals are in New Haven?
New Haven has 349 Hotel rooms and Apartment rentals on offer to rent.
Are pets allowed in vacation rentals in New Haven?
Yes, there are 25 vacation homes in New Haven that allow pets, with an average price of $197 per night.
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