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The PEZ visitor center provides a reflection of everything that stands for the PEZ brand. With interactive games, various PEZ dispensers and tours around the candy making factory, the PEZ visitor center is the perfect destination for a day out with your kids and family. You can be a part of a detailed candy making demonstration and even get to taste a fresh made candy. The place is also ideal for hosting birthday parties with pizzas, soft drinks and goodie bags. You can get to learn and experience everything about the PEZ brand and much more from a tour of the PEZ visitor center.
Although West Haven itself is not known for its shiny exterior, its 4-mile stretch of beach (the longest in Connecticut) is terrific. The beaches are a great place to stretch your legs for a walk or a bike ride, or simply take a dip in the Sound if weather permits. The most popular aspect of the area is Bradley Point Beach with a 3.5-mile promenade and boardwalk. Other beaches include Altshuler, Dawson, Oak Street, Peck and Sea Bluff. Parking is $10 for the day and $5 after 4pm.
City Point is a picturesque area of The Hill neighborhood of New Haven. Encompassing an area of 26 acres (11 hectares), it has its roots dating back to 1939. This beautiful historic area has a mix of architectural styles which mainly include the Greek Revival, Late 19th and 20th Century Revivals and Late Victorian. City Point is also home to the Oyster Point Historic District, which is a part of the National Register of Historic Places.
Exhilarating activities await at this fun-filled attraction, one which has been garnering widespread attention for its challenging courses. With something for kids and adults alike, It Adventure makes for a rejuvenating excursion, one which will test your abilities and ensure that you have a good time. Be it zip lining or climbing, this attraction makes for an unforgettable experience.
Take a break from your hectic city life and spend some time amidst nature as you visit the Long Wharf Nature Preserve. This nature preserve is home to variety of flora and fauna that are native to Connecticut. Witness the native cactus, Opuntia Humifusa or just enjoy the sight of colorful flowers, for this is a great spot for a day outing with your loved ones. The marsh land also sees the beautiful egrets regularly and makes a scenic spot for photography as well.
Located on the Old Tavern Road, the William Andrew House is a historic house that was built in the year 1775. It was constructed for the Bryan family and the area was formerly known as Bryan's Farms. The house, built in the Georgian style of architecture comprises of finely detailed front cornice, feather-edged sheathing, and hand-split lath. Later the house even served as a shelter for dairy farm employees and in the year 2002 it was listed on the U.S National Register of Historic Places. William Andrew House presently serves as a house museum operated by the local historical society and documents the history of the house as well the lives of the people who built and lived in it. If you are a history buff, then certainly head to this historic building and museum during your time in the city.