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The city of New Haven is packed with an unrivaled collection of arts and antiquities, plus good nightlife, Restaurants, outdoor outlets and beaches.

The city of New Haven is packed with an unrivaled collection of arts and antiquities, plus good nightlife, Restaurants, outdoor outlets and  beaches.

Population: 130.741

New Haven is the second-largest city in Connecticut at the  United States and is perhaps best known as the home of Yale University. Downtown New Haven has a particularly residential character. As a result, numerous shops, cafes and top-rated restaurants have proliferated. 

Ethnic restaurants include Ethiopian, Vietnamese, Eritrean, Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, French, Mexican, Thai, Indian and Malaysian cuisines, among many others. According to the Hartford Courant, New Haven has more pedestrian activity than any place between New York City and Boston, and also has a burgeoning nightlife scene.

As with nearby New York City, New Haven's crime rate has gone down, and it is now considered to be a safe city. The area is a center for bicycling and hiking, with nearby East Rock Park, West Rock State Park, and Sleeping Giant State Park. 

New Haven lies in the transition between a humid continental climate  and humid subtropical climate. Summers are humid and very warm. The warm season lasts from June to September with an average daily high temperature above23°C, with temperatures exceeding 32 °C.

Winters are cold with moderate snowfall interspersed with rainfall and occasionally mixed precipitation. The cold season lasts from December to March with an average daily high temperature below 8°C. 

By train: Metro North Railroad provides service between New Haven, New York and intermediate points. Amtrak provides direct service from Virginia to Boston and intermediate points (including all major cities on the Northeast Corridor). 

Shore Line East provides service between New Haven and New London, Conn. and intermediate points. It also operates a small number of trains between New Haven and Stamford. There is a FREE shuttle that runs between Union Station and Downtown New Haven.

By bus: The New Haven Division of Connecticut Transit (CT Transit), the state's bus system, is the second largest division in the state with 24 routes. All routes originate from the New Haven Green, making it the central transfer hub of the city. Service is provided to 19 different municipalities throughout Greater New Haven.

One-way Ticket: 1.30 $

Monthly Pass: 50.00 $

Yale University Art Gallery: The extensive collection at Yale University Art Gallery includes Egyptian, Etruscan, Greek, Italian, European, Asian and African art from many cultures, with impressionist, modernist, and contemporary paintings and sculptures. is the oldest university art museum in the United States.

New Haven Green: The Green is a park in the city center which covers 16 acres. Festivals and music events are sometimes held here during the summer months. 

East Rock Park: East Rock Park covers 425 acres and encompasses. From the top there are sweeping views of Long Island Sound and New Haven. Also within the park are the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Indian Head Peak, and Pardee Rose Gardens.

Lighthouse Point Park: The 1840 lighthouse is not open to the public but the surrounding park area is accessible and picnicking is permitted. The lighthouse itself no longer functions but the landmark structure adds a nice element to the shoreline.

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