New England Region
If ever there was a road trip worth doing across the United States, traveling through New England is the most spectacular of terrains to see, explore and experience. With a 5 hr. maximum drive radius from Boston you can see the whole region. The four seasons bring their own wonders from spring and summer fun along the scenic coastlines to the abundance of colorful mountains in autumn and winter there is so much to discover, historic villages, lakes and National Parks, museums and culture and everything in between. Comprised of the six Northeastern states of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire Massachusetts, Connecticut & Rhode Island all having a rich colonial history. There truly is nowhere in the United States like it!
Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket, Western MA & the Berkshires, Cape Ann, Plymouth Region and the World class city of Boston all are top notch cultural destinations jammed into 10,565 sq. miles and bordered by 5 of the 6 New England States.
The southern most state in New England bordering NY, MA & RI it is the 3rd smallest state but 4th most densely populated. With 250 miles of coastline on Long Island Sound and the Connecticut River, CT has a very strong Maritime tradition that continues today with Mystic Seaport being one of its biggest attractions.
The ocean state takes a big bite out of New England with its 400 miles of coastline defining it’s landscape and 39 historic cities and towns dotted throughout. From Burrillville to Little Compton and everywhere in between each town has its authentic character, with Newport and Providence being the epicenters of History, Arts & Culture in this independent minded state.
The “live free or die state” has 7 regions to explore from the Seacoast to the lake regions to the valleys and mountains. Camping and family attractions on the lakes in the summer , road trips in fall for peak leaf peeping, skiing and snowmobiling dominate the winters while Portsmouth’s Strawberry Banke is worth a visit, less than 2 hrs. from RI.
Vermont is an agriculturally rich state with rolling fields and mountainous backdrop, scenic in all seasons. Historic towns and villages dot the region from Brattleboro to the south to Burlington in the north on Lake Champlain you will find a thriving arts and cultural scene. Approximately 4 hr. from RI.
Seeing the northern most state in the Northeast means spending your time in the natural world of the great outdoors from Arcadia National Park to the rocky shorelines along the Atlantic. Portland is a central location filled with vibrant restaurant scene only 2.5 hrs. from RI.
Airbnb – New England
Any kind of stay you can imagine you can find in New England’s Airbnb’s in many diverse geographical regions. From tents in campgrounds, cabins or chalets in the woods, beach or tree houses, vintage boats or apartments in historic homes there is always a great place to jump off from while you explore the region.
A boutique hotel experience started in 2012 and located primarily in the Northeast. They offer 22 individually curated hotels each paying homage to the community they are located in.
The Marriott offers a range of brands to consider, from a hip, cool modern design in the AC or W Hotels to more budget conscious hotels such as the Courtyard or Residence Inn and everything else traditional and in the middle. They also offer lots of deals, packages and rewards throughout the brand.
Rhode island foodie tours
The bounty of Rhode Island stems from its earliest days when Native Americans taught the early settlers how to farm and fish along its 420 miles of coastline. From clambakes to johnny cakes, our culinary traditions are literally pond to plate and farm to fork.
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