Top
shortDrives.com
Favorites
Menu
Find Me
Target
Enter Destination
Select State
arrow
Connecticut
Maine
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
Rhode Island
Vermont
Select City
arrow
No City

Attractions and Things To Do Nearby

Filter
North Branford, Connecticut
Aquarium
Aquarium
Beach
Beach
Bowling
Bowling
Casino
Casino
Cruise
Cruise
Fun Park
Fun Park
Gallery
Gallery
Gardens
Gardens
Golf
Golf
Historic
Historic
Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Mountain
Mountain
Museum
Museum
Park
Park
Railroad
Railroad
Shopping
Shopping
Space
Space
The Arts
The Arts
Tour
Tour
Vineyard
Vineyard
Water Park
Water Park
Zoo
Zoo
Thimble Island Cruise image
(Range: 4 miles)
Join Captains Mike, Justin, Bryan and the crew of the Sea Mist as you tour the famous Thimble Islands off the coast of Branford, Connecticut. For nearly sixty years, 1000s of seafarers have enjoyed tours and charters of the Long Island Sound with Thimble Island Cruise. (Curated content from thimbleislandcruise.com)
Guilford Art Center image
(Range: 4 miles)
GUILFORD ART CENTER is a non-profit organization that inspires and promotes community participation in the visual arts through education, exhibitions, and outreach. (Curated content from guilfordartcenter.org)
Henry Whitfield State Museum image
(Range: 5 miles)
Explore the complex history of nearly four centuries through the evolution of the Henry Whitfield House. The museum is in the process of changing its interpretation – confronting the facts about the site’s history to acknowledge past injustice, recognizing how that injustice manifests in society today, and working toward an equitable future for all people. (Curated content from portal.ct.gov)
Hyland House image
(Range: 5 miles)
The Hyland House is an historic house museum, named for George Hyland, the settler who purchased the land on which it stands in 1657. The two-story saltbox structure was built circa 1713 by Hyland’s son-in-law Isaac Parmelee. The National Registry of Historic Places describes it as a “landmark building in the history of domestic architecture.” (Curated content from hylandhouse.org)
Shore Line Trolley Museum image
(Range: 6 miles)
The Shore Line Trolley Museum, its collection of street railway vehicles, and the existing mile and a half long segment of the Branford Electric Railway are all listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Branford Electric Railway Historic District. (Curated content from shorelinetrolley.org)
Eli Whitney Museum image
(Range: 7 miles)
The Eli Whitney Museum and Workshop is an experimental learning workshop for students, teachers, and families. We collect, interpret, and teach experiments that are the roots of design and invention. (Curated content from www.eliwhitney.org)
Peabody Museum of Natural History  image
(Range: 7 miles)
The Museum celebrated its sesquicentennial in 2016. A major renovation began in 2020 that will reinvent the Peabody for the 21st century and beyond. New and updated galleries and collection spaces will further establish the Yale Peabody Museum as a home for cutting-edge research, extraordinary education, and breathtaking exhibitions. We invite you to experience this incredible transformation with us. (Curated content from peabody.yale.edu)
Gouveia Vineyards image
(Range: 7 miles)
Our farm is 140 acres in total with approximately 26 acres cultivated with vines. We grow 17 varietals. Every vine is maintained and picked by hand. (Curated content from www.gouveiavineyards.com)
East Rock Park image
(Range: 7 miles)
East Rock was formed about 200 million years ago as the continents were in the process of moving away from each other. Molten rock from deep in the earth surged through stress cracks formed in the sandstone bedrock of the New Haven area. The molten rock cooled to form dolerite, also know as basalt or traprock. Dolerite is much more resistant to erosion than the surrounding sandstone. As glacial action and the forces of weathering eroded away the softer sandstone, East Rock (and other traprock ridges such as West Rock) became more prominent. The summit of East Rock Park now rises more than 350 feet above the floor of the Mill River valley at its base. (Curated content from www.newhavenct.gov)
Yale University Visitor Center image
(Range: 8 miles)
Yale College students provide a glimpse into the history and architecture of the University. The tours start at the Yale Visitor Center at 149 Elm Street New Haven, CT 06511. Hear about Yale’s rich 300-year history and aspects of student life at several of Yale’s fourteen residential colleges. The tour also includes the Gothic Sterling Memorial Library, Yale’s largest, and the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.  (Curated content from visitorcenter.yale.edu)