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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Premise
“ Located on the tip of Long Island, the oldest lighthouse in New York State offers a museum, gift shop and tours.”
  • 77 locals recommend
Art Museum
“A world class art gallery -- spanning the globe and historical eras -- set in an early example of one of architecture's great masters, Louis Kahn (see his later masterpiece across the street: the Yale Center for British Art). A newer addition has expanded the experience.”
  • 73 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Located in Mystic, the aquarium is known for it's three playful beluga whales and large outdoor penguin habitat. It also has a stingray and shark petting zoo, daily sea lion demonstrations, and Imax Theater onsite. ”
  • 54 locals recommend
Gift Shop
“There are many things to do in the town of Mystic. There is the Seaport which features a historic park with details about early colonial life. The Mayflower II leaves Plymouth, and is stored in the Mystic Seaport during winter. There is also the Mystic Aquarium, which has a variety of sealife and a lotus pond. The town has many restaurants and shops. ”
  • 68 locals recommend
Casino
“Nice concerts, a shopping mall and, of course, the full Casino regalia. If you have time, also visit their exceptional Pequot Museum.”
  • 48 locals recommend
Museum
“This is one of the oldest and most prolific natural history museums in the world. Founded in 1866 it contains the Great Hall of Dinosaurs, multiple exhibits dedicated to human and mammal evolution, wildlife dioramas, Egyptian artifacts, birds, minerals and Native American displays. There are hands on exhibits for the kids and is located in a beautiful area of New Haven right in the Yale University grounds.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Bookstore
“Yale University is a high league institution located on a quaint and beautiful sprawling campus in the historic city of New Haven. If you love architecture, seeing Yale is a must.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Bar
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“Fun live music venue. Gets really crowded on the weekends in the city. Week day show might be a better bet.”
  • 43 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Founded in 1925 by Frank Pepe - this local pizzeria is renowned for establishing the "New Haven-style thin-crust apizza" baked in coal-fired ovens topping 800 degrees. Expect long lines with both locals and tourists, but catch it at an off hour and enjoy a real treat.”
  • 48 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Great side trip especially on a rainy day. If you are interested in art and art history this is a nice diversion - stop for lunch and shopping in Amagansett or East Hampton afterwards. Be sure to check the hours - as they are limited.”
  • 54 locals recommend
History Museum
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“Mark Twain's home is a beautiful Queen Anne style design, and the tours are fabulous. They also have a gallery and host exhibits featuring many different artists, so a visit here goes beyond just the works of Mark Twain. It's also directly next to the home of Harriet Beecher Stowe, so you can visit both with one stop.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Music, dancing, brewery, pool. Top 3 pizza's in New Haven, must try the bacon, potato pizza”
  • 45 locals recommend
Beach
“3 miles long sandy beach, cycling trails, nature reserve center, bird watching, pretty walks and incredible sunsets all year around.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Six Flags New England, a thrill ride theme park and waterslide park for all ages. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Hotel
“Local, upscale. Excellent gourmet dining. Arrive early to get a table on the porch and watch the world go by. Pricey, but worth it. ”
  • 44 locals recommend
Trail
“Where I run to, normally. Bit hilly but can have good views of the city from up top.”
  • 38 locals recommend