US Airways offers connecting flights from BWI Marshall and Reagan National to New Haven. Amtrak offers service from $126 round-trip.
The Study at Yale
1157 Chapel St.
Lush hotel with great reading room in the heart of downtown. Rooms from $189 a night.
Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale
155 Temple St.
Newly renovated modern hotel near New Haven Green. Rooms from $179 a night.
254 Crown St.
Pizza, beer and sometime night club. Entrees start at $9.75.
68 Howe St.
Innovative sushi rolls and sake cocktails. Entrees start at $20.
Claire’s Corner Copia
1000 Chapel St.
Vegetarian salads, wraps and tasty sweets with relaxed counter service. Entrees start at $6.
Crypt at Center Church on the Green
250 Temple St.
April-October, Thursday and Saturday
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free.
Yale University Art Gallery
1111 Chapel St.
Expansive collection of African, Asian, ancient and modern art. Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free.
Yale Center for British Art
1080 Chapel St.
Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Free.
John Slade Ely House Center for Contemporary Art
51 Trumbull St.
Regional artists spread over two floors of an Elizabethan-style home. Wednesday-Friday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Free.