Bring on Summer

Crossing the Bourne Bridge, catching the sun on the ferry, and watching for shooting stars from a moonlit beach. Do New England summers get any better? Yes, if adventure is what you seek. From surfing to off-roading, we uncovered secret ways to explore the Cape, Nantucket, and Martha’s Vineyard.

Photograph by Jonathan Kozowyk


Off-Roading on Nantucket
For the road warrior seeking Nantucket’s wilder side.


Gourmet Foraging on Martha’s Vineyard
For the farm-to-table aficionado.


Surfing in Wellfleet
For the urban straphanger who dreams of hanging 10.


Escaping to a Lighthouse
For the manic modern craving a break from the 21st century.

Plus: What We Did on Our Summer Vacation

Everyone has their Cape rituals, and in between adventures, Boston’s editorial staff managed to find ours.

Yiqing Shao Yiqing Shao, Digital Editor at Boston Magazine