Living in West Haven

Enjoy some of these activities in your leisure time while completing your fellowship in West Haven.
arts icon 2Immerse Yourself in Culture - Enjoy nine art museums, explore the Peabody Museum of Natural History, engage at the International Festival of Arts and Ideas or attend the Wooster Square Cherry Blossom Festival.

signpost iconFollow the Signs - To stroll along four miles of beachfront in West Haven. View endangered species of birds, picnic, ride your bike, or engage in history at Sandy Point Estuary, Bradley Point, or Long Island Sound.

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Ride the Train - New York City anyone? Choose your adventure, plan your get-away, and board the commuter train at West Haven’s beautiful downtown station. Find out more about the Metro-North Commuter Train service.

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Set Your Sights - Think about exploring New England Heritage lighthouses like Five Mile Point Lighthouse, experience period architectural styles or head to a historic downtown for specialty shopping and a variety of dining experiences.

plant iconPlay in the Parks - Camp at Hammonasset Beach State Park, hike two miles of trails at Sleeping Giant State Park, or search for caves at Chatfield Hollow State Park. Then enjoy a leisurely picnic.