Courant file photo
June 17, 2013
The Yale campus is open to the public and does double date duty because it's situated near downtown New Haven. Many of the buildings are and courtyards are open to venture in. Find a courtyard for a picturesque picnic surrounded by the old fashion gothic architecture of Yale campus. The area allows for hours of exploring the old buildings and seeing the downtown area of New Haven. Check out a few stores in the Yale area such as the Atticus Bookstore Café or the Museum Shop for the the Yale Center of British Art. Information: here.. Restaurant guide here.