Founded in 1638, New Haven, Connecticut is rich in history of innovation and artistry. The Elm City is the first planned city in America built on a grid system and is best explored on foot through a network of pedestrian-friendly streets.
New Haven FUN FACT:
Ever wondered why New Haven is nicknamed “The Elm City”? The answer: New Haven had the very first public tree planting program in America, eventually fostering a remarkable canopy of trees, many of which were of the majestic European “elm” variety.