The warm weather is slowly arriving, so it’s time to start planning your spring and summer travel. Luckily, there are plenty of incredible weekend escapes within just a couple hours drive of Boston. From mountains to seaside, and cities and villages, we’ve pulled together our absolute favorite destinations, whether you’re in town for business or leisure.
If you’re traveling with a family, you’ll want to think about destinations that will have a little something for all ages. For a mountainous retreat with hiking and walking paths for all levels, Acadia National Park in Maine is gorgeously scenic. If members of the family have different taste, there’s also Bar Harbor, a resort town nestled in the park with plenty of shopping, dining, and cozy places to stay. For more of a seaside destination, Block Island off the Rhode Island has a stunning landscape. The atmosphere is laid back and down to earth, and there are plenty of family activities including go-karting and mini-golf.
For those looking for a romantic, private getaway, there are plenty of cosy towns and villages in New England perfect for couples. Chebeague Island in Maine is home to one of the most romantic inns in New England — The Chebeague Island Inn. It’s quiet, secluded, and surrounded by island nature. Castle Hill Inn in Newport, Rhode Island sits on a large plot of land by the seaside, and has a host of rooms and beach cottages to choose from. The Chebeague Island Inn also has a world-class spa. Finally, Winvian Farm is made up of 18 different resort cottages, each uniquely designed by a different architect, and nestled into woods and lakes ready to be explored.
Whether you’re visiting New England with family, solo for work, or with a loved one, there are plenty of weekend trips nearby to suit every taste. From islands in Maine to New Hampshire cities and the Rhode Island coast, there is a little something for everyone. Make sure to contact our reservations team soon to help you plan your perfect New England weekend.
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