Clarion Hotel & Suites
2260 Whitney Ave
Hamden, CT 06518
Phone: (203) 288-3831
Fax: (203) 281-6032
2260 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT, US, 06518
- Phone: (203) 288-3831
- Fax: (203) 281-6032
The Whitneyville Congregational Church is a magnificent church site situated in the city of Hamden in the U.S. State of Connecticut. The church building was finely constructed and established in the year 1834, and has adapted the Greek Revival style of architecture. Coming under the purview of United Church of Christ, the church stands listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Edgerton Park delights one and all with its lush, green lands that invite you to spend a lazy afternoon at the park. Take a long walk in the park, picnic with close friends and loved ones or attend one of the special events that are held here from time to time. Nature lovers will find a rich passel of flora that gladden the soul and delight the eye. You can also hold weddings, receptions and private events at this venue. Check website for more details.
This is a city location for Muslim worship and other services.
The nature center, all of 43 acres, is home to over 300 different species of flora. Known to be the first urban nature center in the country, visitors have loads to do here. The Nature House exhibits a variety of local insects, reptiles and amphibians, while the Visitor Center has a birding area. Rangers arrange programs such as animal tracking and wildflower walks for those interested. Accommodation is available for those interested in staying over.
Beaver Ponds was once a wetland and considered useless. Today it is a picture of ball fields, swimming pools, playgrounds, and lush greenery. Bowen Field, a baseball stadium and Wilbur Cross High School are prominent structures in the park and attract the most visitors. The lagoons and trails on the property make it conducive for a nature walk. Fishing is also possible in the ponds.
Sports fans visiting New Haven have a reason to rejoice. The Southern Connecticut State University Athletics facilities - Jess Dow Field, the Ball Park, and James Moore Fieldhouse (which is the most important athletic complex here), will definitely keep you enthralled! They host a variety of seasonal sporting events, play-offs and championships. Pick up tickets for football, basketball and soccer matches from $3-$5. If you are going in a big bunch find out about their special group rates. Also check out the various musical and art shows put up by the different clubs and guest artistes here.
Marsh Botanical Garden is situated within the precincts of Yale University. Its name pays tribute to Othniel Charles Marsh, who bestowed this property upon the university. Beatrix Farrand planned the landscape of the garden that houses a wide variety of plant species. Faculty, students, nature lovers, researchers and many other visitors head to this botanical gardens that has four greenhouses, perennial beds, seasonal plants and much more.
Maintained and managed by the Amity & Woodbridge Historical Society, the Darling House Museum dates back to the 1770s. This house belonged to Thomas Darling, a prominent citizen of Connecticut. Currently, this house museum opens its doors on special occasions only, but you can also avail group tours with prior appointment.
Ralph Walker Ice Skating Rink is an indoor facility for ice hockey and skating. The place conducts skating programs for children and adults and also rents out for birthdays and other celebrations. The place is also a venue for inter-school ice hockey games. So wanna have some fun on ice, Ralph Walker Ice Skating Rink is the place to be!
Edgewood Park is home to a popular weekly farmer's market during the summer.
The Grove Street Cemetery is a National Historic Landmark dating back to 1796. Many notable historical figures from Yale and New Haven are buried here, including 14 Yale presidents. Tours are available, pointing out many of the notable Americans buried within the grounds.
This greenway and trail started out as a canal when it was first built in the 1820s. Since then, it has gone from canal, to railway line, to finally this park and greenway trail that leads from New Haven to Northampton. Much of the trail is paved for all kinds of recreation including hiking, running and biking.