Explore Shelton and New Haven, CT
Our Shelton Connecticut hotel, The Hampton Inn is located near the city of New Haven, where you'll find exciting attractions and many options for shopping, great entertainment and dining. A Connecticut vacation is not complete without experiencing the international flare of Shelton restaurants including Thai, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, American, Mexican, and Irish. Arts lovers can enjoy live performances at The Long Wharf and Shubert Theaters. A visit to the Yale University Art Gallery or Peabody Museum of Natural History is a must-see as well as exploring the many unique stores in the New Haven City Center. If nightlife is on the Connecticut vacation agenda, New Haven is the perfect place to find a variety of clubs to dance the night away or classy modern bars to have a casual drink.
Visitors can find Shelton shopping adventures nearby at the Westfield Mall in Trumbull. Families enjoy the close proximity to the Sports Center of CT, the Beardsley Zoo and Maritime Norwalk Aquarium. Culture buffs will enjoy performing arts and museum exhibits all within minutes of the Shelton hotel. Golf enthusiasts can sharpen their game at the Highland Golf Course or wine enthusiasts can stroll the vineyards at Shelton winery Jones Farm and Vineyards. Summer brings plenty of action on the water at Short Beach Park while the winter outdoor adventurers can experience cross country and downhill skiiing and snow shoeing in the Mohawk Mountain Ski area near Berkshire Mountains. Check out the local guide to discover all the things to do in Shelton CT including Shelton attractions, dining, shopping, outdoor adventures and more.