The best time to visit New England for fall colors is in September and October. Greenery changes into red, orange, and yellow. Summer is also a great time to get out into nature and experience the great outdoors that New England is famous for, especially if you want to spend time by the water at some of the region’s most beautiful beaches on Martha’s Vineyard or Nantucket.
The whole New England region is a top destination for couples in summer and fall, but it also offers spectacular springs and beautiful winters!
Whether or not you have a special occasion coming up, it’s the perfect excuse to book a luxurious, cozy stay nestled in a New England Inn. You can participate in snowshoeing, sleigh rides, skiing, or simply sitting by a roaring fireplace. Summertime means a romantic paddle around the lake in a complimentary kayak, canoe, or rowboat.
New England is a picturesque area filled with endless opportunities for recreation, entertainment, and education.
Whether you are into history, sports, photography, great dining, or the outdoors, you are bound to find more than a few things to do. Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont all have one thing in common: beautiful natural forested lands.
Here are the top three picks:
Walk the Historic Freedom Trail
Boston’s famous 2.5-mile journey takes you through 16 sights of historical significance, from America’s oldest park, Boston Common, to the USS Constitution in Charleston.
A brick pathway guides you along the way. You will want to bring the camera along as you will pass some of the country’s oldest cemeteries, most beautiful architecture and parks, and the most important landmarks.
A trip to Boston is not complete until you embark upon the Freedom Trail.
Take in Gorgeous Ocean and Mansion Views Along Cliff Walk
Experience Newport’s most extraordinary views along a 3.5-mile oceanfront path known as Cliff Walk, conveniently located just behind the famous Newport, Rhode Island mansions, nonetheless, often overlooked by tourists who fail to notice this wonderful, free attraction.
This breathtaking walk features spectacular views of both the ocean and the mansions.
If you only have time for one Newport attraction, this is bar none the one to pick.
Salem encompasses many of the attractions that bring people to Massachusetts: early American history and literature, seafaring lore, a lively arts scene, history and art museums, cool cruises, and good dining.
In Salem, you can learn about the infamous witch trials of 1692, tour the real House of the Seven Gables, and visit a national park of Colonial maritime life and trade.
Take a beautiful waterfront drive to get to the fine dining and art galleries of nearby Gloucester and Rockport.s.
Below are a few additional points of interest: