Seven miles east of New Haven on the coast of Long Island Sound, Branford Connecticut is a picturesque coastal town with a lot to offer new residents looking for apartments near New Haven.
Branford offers 20 miles of coastline along Long Island Sound, perfect for spending the day at one of the many public beaches. In addition, the Branford River, several small ponds and lakes, and two harbors allow residents to enjoy everything from hiking to boating.
Hike Beacon Hill for amazing views, take the Shoreline Trolley (in operation since 1900, the line is a National Historic District), or try snowshoeing, picnicking at the base of the hill, or just go bird watching. With 3,900 acres of open or undeveloped space, Branford is a great location for anyone who enjoys the outdoors.
Near great shopping, antique stores, cafes, restaurants, and Yale University, renting in Branford gives new residents a wealth of opportunities.