Imagine Blazing New Trails

Tours 2021

Bike Tours

Bike Tour: East Coast Greenway / Farmington Canal Trail North

With Elm City Cycling & East Coast Greenway

IN-PERSON EVENT

Travel North from New Haven to Cheshire and learn about plans to connect the former rail trail to Northampton, Massachusetts.  

Bike Tour: Juneteenth, A Historical Ride Through New Haven Celebrating African American Heritage

With New Haven Coalition for Active Transportation

IN-PERSON EVENT

Mark Juneteenth 2021 with this bike tour through history visiting many of New Haven's sites on the Connecticut Freedom Trail. 

Bike Tour: New Haven's Historic Districts

with Elm City Cycling

IN PERSON EVENT

Discover the rich history and architecture of Wooster Square, City Point, and the Quinnipiac River section of Fair Haven.

Bike Tour: New Haven Bike/Walk Present and Future

With Elm City Cycling

IN-PERSON EVENT

Tables and ballards are cropping up on city streets everywhere. Find out what it all means for walkers and bikers now and what is in store for the future. Discover the answer to "what's a sharrow? "

Bike Tour: New Haven Smorgasbord Ride

With Elm City Cycling

IN-PERSON EVENT

Tour around the city and visit both popular and unknown sites alike.

Bike Tour: East Coast Greenway South

With Elm City Cycling

IN-PERSON EVENT

Travel South on the East Coast Greenway to Silver Sands State Park in Milford.

Bike Tour: Planes, Trains, and Trolleys

With Elm City Cycling

IN-PERSON EVENT

Travel back to New Haven's not too distant past and discover the development of transportation in the city.

Bike Tour: Riding on Mixed Surfaces

With Elm City Cycling

IN-PERSON EVENT

New Haven has its share of mixed surfaces often creating a challenge for even the most seasoned rider. Learn techniques from one of New Haven's most prolific riders and skilled educators.

Bike Tour: Stony Creek along the Shoreline Greenway Trail

With Elm City Cycling

IN-PERSON EVENT

Saddle up for this full-day excursion to the enchanting Stony Creek.

Bike Tour: Fair Haven Past, Present and Future, A Perspective on Urban Neighborhood Development

With Chatham Square Neighborhood Association

IN-PERSON EVENT

Nestled between the Mill and Quinnipiac rivers, Fair Haven is New Haven's most ethnically and racially diverse neighborhood. On this bike tour, you’ll explore 4 miles of the city’s most scenic waterfront paths.

Boat Tours

Water Tour: Paddle Lake Wintergreen

With New Haven Youth and Recreation

IN-PERSON EVENT

West Rock’s serene Lake Wintergreen is the perfect location for trying out new watersports or perfecting skills you already have. Join New Haven Youth and Recreation in this outdoor social for paddlers of all levels.

Water Tour: Intro to Paddleboard Yoga

With New Haven Youth and Recreation

IN-PERSON EVENT

Tour Lake Wintergreen and awaken your balance and core muscles. In this class, you’ll be guided through basic paddleboard yoga.

Water Tour: Introduction to Stand up Paddleboard Core Workout

With New Haven Youth and Recreation

IN-PERSON EVENT

Join this hybrid water-tour work-out to engage your whole core and multiple other muscle groups while improving your balance.

Walking Tours

Walking Tour: Imagine Your Food System

With Massaro Community Farm

IN-PERSON EVENT

Learn what's behind "farm to table" with Massaro Community Farm and explore 57 acres of diverse ecosystems cultivating vegetables, flowers, and honey.

Walking Tour: Exploring Westville

With Westville Village Renaissance Alliance

IN-PERSON EVENT

Join the Westville Village Renaissance Alliance for a tour of Westville's old and new favorites, outdoor public art, and an overview of the latest projects on the horizon. 

Walking Tour: New Haven City Center, From its Founding and into the Future

With New Haven Preservation Trust

IN-PERSON EVENT

Tour one of the oldest and most well-known town greens in the nation with the New Haven Preservation Trust.

Walking Tour: Botanical Garden of Healing Dedicated to Victims of Gun Violence

With New Haven Botanical Garden of Healing

IN-PERSON EVENT

Find healing in West Rock's greenery

Walking Tour: Public Discourse in the time of Historic Preservation

With Friends of Dwight Historic District

IN-PERSON EVENT

After a year of national discussion around monuments and their role in the public, what historic places do we choose to keep?

Walking Tour: Re-the-Future, 57+ Years and Counting

With Ely Center for Contemporary Art

IN-PERSON EVENT

Tour the Ely Center of Contemporary Art, one of New Haven’s premier contemporary art spaces, with a constant rotation of thought provoking and innovative art from New Haven’s vibrant visual arts community.

Experience Tours

Experience Tour: The Huneebee Project, Beekeeping 101

With The Huneebee Project

IN-PERSON EVENT

Suit up and experience opening and inspecting an established beehive located in the Hill neighborhood of New Haven while learning all about beekeeping from the Huneebee Project.

Experience Tour: New Haven Food Entrepreneurs at Atticus Market

With Atticus Market

IN-PERSON EVENT

The smell of cardamom, cumin, and thyme awaits you on this tour of the new Atticus Market located in East Rock. Sample foods like salted honey tart, zaatar rolls, and keyk kadoo.