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If you've been thinking about a vacation with your kids, New Haven is a good choice. The museums, interesting architecture, and art scene are just a few things that make this an attractive family vacation destination. Take to the air and fly into New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional), which is the closest airport, or Bridgeport, CT (BDR-Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial), which is located 14.7 mi (23.6 km) from the city center. New Haven offers 69 child-friendly hotels and other accommodations so you have a variety of choices when you're deciding where you want to stay.
Families on vacation have good things to say about these accommodations:
Motel 6 Milford: Offers an outdoor pool, free parking, and laundry facilities. Guests like the clean rooms at this 2.5-star hotel.
Homewood Suites by Hilton Stratford - Offers an indoor pool, in-room kitchens, and free parking. Guests like the central location and helpful staff at this 3-star aparthotel.
Hilton Garden Inn Milford - Features an indoor pool, a restaurant, and free parking. The overall comfort and central location make this 3-star hotel popular with guests.
Comfort Suites Southington - Cheshire - Offers an indoor pool, free parking, and free buffet breakfast. Guests like the central location and breakfast options at this 2.5-star hotel.
You're likely hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use these tips to plan when to pack up the kids and head to New Haven.
While you and your family are visiting New Haven, you might want to check out some kid-friendly attractions such as Yale Bowl and Yale University Art Gallery. Make sure you have lots of time for activities like Yale Center for British Art and Yale Repertory Theater.New Haven is also well-known for its:
If you want to journey outside of the city, hop aboard a train from New Haven Union Station, Wallingford Station, or Guilford Station. New Haven may not have many public transit options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore more.