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Pro tips from our travel blog: Everything you need to know for a perfectly rewarding trip to New Haven

You have probably heard of New Haven, Connecticut. It is the home of Yale University, one of the best universities in the country and part of the Ivy League. New Haven is a great city if you like going out into the town as it is home to many restaurants, bars, theaters, museums, venues, and concerts. Hotels in New Haven cost from .

Where to stay in New Haven?

Downtown New Haven includes the central business district, a portion of the Yale University campus, as well as the Green. That last one is a park in the middle of Downtown New Haven, according to traditional city planning. This area is especially appealing to foodies. Downtown New Haven is home to a mix of (ethnic) restaurants with more than 120 restaurants located within two blocks of the Green. Over 150 food trucks and lunch carts cater to students and other interested groups around lunchtime. Sights in the neighborhood include the Yale University Art Gallery and the Yale Center for British Art. The nightlife is centered around the Crown Street area.

Does Downtown New Haven sound perfect as a home base during your trip to the city? In that case, make sure to book a hotel near the Green, for easy access to everything the area has to offer. Should you be visiting the business district in New Haven, book one of the more than 50 business hotels in New Haven. Although most of the action may happen around Downtown New Haven and Yale University, there are many more districts in New Haven worth considering. The Chapel Street Historic District is filled with a myriad of shopping and dining facilities, art museums, theaters, and book stores. The area lies just west of Downtown New Haven, so it is easy to walk towards and around. After all, New Haven is one of the most walkable cities in the US.

Another historic district worth exploring in New Haven is the harborside district of Long Wharf. It is located on the waterfront, and its park stretches along the water. Long Wharf Park or Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park are particularly perfect for sunny days or picnics. There are several food trucks in the area as well as several sights in the area to plan a stroll to, which includes the Long Wharf Maritime Center. Book a hotel near Long Wharf Theatre when planning on staying in this area.

Another ideal base for your vacation might be a hotel near Wooster Square. This Italian-American neighborhood is home to some of the best-known pizza, a local specialty called ‘apizza’. Moreover, Wooster Square hosts the annual Cherry Blossom Festival in the park and is home to a thriving art scene. The architecture and feel of the area make Wooster Square a beloved residential neighborhood.

3 and 4 star hotels in New Haven

You can choose from a range of hotels in New Haven. Pamper yourself during this trip and book one of the more than 20 four star hotels in New Haven. Those with a lesser budget can still enjoy the comfort and luxury of a 3 star hotel in New Haven as there are 102 to choose from. To narrow down your search, look into the local business hotels, the boutique hotel, or pet-friendly hotels if that suits your travel purpose even better.

Hotels near Tweed New Haven Regional Airport

If you wish to fly into New Haven, you have many options. The most popular airport near New Haven is the Tweed New Haven Regional Airport. It is located within the city, only three miles east of the business district. Book a hotel at Tweed New Haven Regional Airport in case you have unfavorable flight times or a short layover.