New Haven Attractions
THE AMISTAD FREEDOM TRAIL
New Haven harbor is where The Mende Africans docked after seizing their slave ship, Amistad, thus beginning their fight for freedom in New Haven courts, represented by John Quincy Adams.
YALE’S PEABODY MUSEUM
Family-friendly and awe-inspiring exhibits of dinosaurs, native Americans, and fossil fragments pointing the way of human evolution. Lots of cool kid stuff in the Peabody Museum gift store, too.
LIGHT HOUSE POINT PARK & CAROUSEL
Swimming, a 1920s era carousel, family splash pad and breathtaking views of New Haven Harbor and Long Island Sound make for stunning summer fun, New England style at Light House Park.