Omni New Haven History
Discover the background of this unique city
New Haven is a historic yet modern New England city. Rooted in American tradition, New Haven's story includes Eli Whitney's home and museum, Yale University, the first hamburger, Knights of Columbus, PEZ candy, and, of course our vibrant port.
The recent revitalization of New Haven has brought celebrity chefs, renowned theater, music and positively impacted the quality of life in the community. Located on the Long Island Sound, New Haven pairs magnificent water views with the intelligence and energy of Yale University. Ideally situated just 70 miles from New York City, it is easily accessible by Metro North, AMTRAK, Interstate 95, all Tri-State and Bradley International airports.