AREA TOURS Connecticut Shoreline Bike & Boat Tour, Guilford. A leisurely guided 3-hour bike tour of the scenic Connecticut shoreline interspersed by a 45-minute boat tour of the historic Thimble Islands. Equipment, snacks and the cruise are included. See website for pricing. Early June-Mid October, weekends 9 a.m.-1 p.m., reservations required. 203-856-7263, ctbiketours.com Downtown Culinary Tours, depart the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale. This three-hour walking tour visits nine different eateries throughout Downtown New Haven. See website for schedule. 203-777- 8550, stephenfries.com Historic Guilford Walking Tours, 31 Park St., Guilford. Join our local high school students as they lead you on an informative seasonal tour of over 375 years of American History! Seasonally, Saturday & Sunday 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. $10 adult; $8 seniors and children under 18. 203-233-1026, historicguilford.org Milford Historical Society Tour, Milford Historical Society, 34 High St., Milford. Tour of Eells-Stow House (c.1700), the Clark Stockade House (c. 1780), and the Bryan-Downs House (c. 1785), Claude Coffin Indian Collection and Country Store. May 30-Columbus Day, Saturday and Sunday 1-4 p.m. 203-874-1664, milfordhistoricalsociety.org New Haven Burying Ground/Grove Street Cemetery, Corner of Grove and Prospect Sts., New Haven. A National Historic Landmark, the cemetery was established in 1796, and is the first chartered burial ground in the country. Eminent people buried there include Noah Webster, Gen. David Humphreys, Roger Sherman, Charles Goodyear, Walter Camp and Bart Giamatti. A self-guided touring map is available from the cemetery office, 7 a.m.-4p.m., daily. Free one-hour walking tours May-November, Saturday 11 a.m.; Sunday noon. Depart from the Egyptian Revival gates on Grove at High St. 203-389-5403, grovestreetcemetery.org New Haven Ghost Tours, depart from Starbucks at 8 p.m. 1070 Chapel St., New Haven. 90-minute walking tour (less than one mile) of downtown New Haven featuring all things spooky. $25. 203-747- 8BOO (8266), ghostsofnewhaven.com New Haven Preservation Trust, 922 State St., New Haven. Self-guided walking tours of New Haven, include many National Historic Landmarks and properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Free. Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 203-562-5919, nhpt.org Shoreline Segway, 1310 Boston Post Rd., Guilford. We conduct guided historic Segway tours 7 days a week in historic Guilford and Mystic from March-November. We also supply staffed Segway events for schools, corporations and special events. Tours offered daily by appointment. 203-453-6036, segwaytoursandrentals.com Shubert Theatre, 247 College St., New Haven. Since opening in 1914, the Shubert Theatre earned the title “Birthplace of the Nation’s Greatest Hits” by staging the premiere of hundreds of shows including, “Oklahoma!”, “A Streetcar Named Desire,” and “The Sound of Music.” Free Tours of the legendary theatre and backstage areas are offered twice a month: First Wednesday of each month at 12 p.m., First Saturday of each month at 10 a.m. Reservations are not Brewery tours can be found on page 18. Vineyard and winery tours can be found on page 31. required. Groups of 10+ please call. 203-624-1825, shubert.com Taste of New Haven, New Haven. Providing culinary and cultural walking and biking tours of New Haven primarily on weekends. $55-$65 per person. 203-710-3710, tasteofnewhaven.com Yale Campus Tours, Yale Visitor Center, 149 Elm St., New Haven. Student-led walking tours of Yale Campus, last 1 hour and 15 minutes and covers history, architecture and student life. Visitors see the Old Campus, several residential colleges, Sterling Memorial Library and other locations of interest. Maps of the campus are available at the Center. Free; $40 for groups (reservations required two weeks prior). Center Hours Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tours Monday-Friday 10:30 a.m. & 2 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday 1:30 p.m. 203-432-2300, yale.edu/visitor • Self-Guided Tours: Purchase a copy of the Blue Trail map, which includes a suggested self-guided tour route, and a brief history of the University. • Kids Architectural Treasure Hunt: Parents taking the campus tour with children ages 6-11 can request a brochure that encourages the children to hunt for architectural details and designs • Public Art at Yale, start at Old Campus, College Street. Includes statue of Revolutionary War hero Nathan Hale and Maya Lin’s The Women’s Table. Pick up a self-guided tour booklet at Yale Visitor Center. yale.edu/publicart Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St., New Haven. Newly renovated. Re-opens Spring 2016. Offers public, private group and school tours. Groups are welcome to visit the Center on their own without a docent-led tour. Visit website for details and hours. 877-BRIT-ART, britishart.yale.edu Yale University Art Gallery, 1111 Chapel St., New Haven. Offers three types of guided tours: Highlights, Themed & Gallery overview. Free. See website for group tour information. Open Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; September-June Thursday 10 a.m.– 8 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 203-432- 0600, artgallery.yale.edu Yale University Michael Marsland/Yale University CALL 1-800-332-STAY 40