The Land of the Sleeping Giant encompasses forests, historic sites and scenic byways for outdoor recreational activities. The Farmington Canals connect to various pathways surrounding Hamden’s diverse neighborhoods. Many museums also dot the area, often with historical sites and houses. Highlights include historical sites like the Eli Whitney Museum and the George Atwater House. Hamden has an excellent network of colleges and universities and is home to Paier College of Art and to the mighty Bobcats of Quinnipiac University. Century old family operated farms like Hindinger Farm & Vignola Farm provide a variety of fresh produce to Hamden’s locals and seasonal farmer’s market. Hamden has the ingredients to craft unique and memorable experiences.
2750 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06518, USA