Let the tourists have the Craigville crowds and Crane Beach greenheads. When the weather heats up in the summer, savvy New Englanders know the real fun is inland. Whether you’re looking for a hidden gem or a cherished destination, here are 15 spots for families, adventurers, and anyone looking to cool off.
Forget the mini golf, crowded beaches, and fried-clam joints you’ve hung around since you were a kid. This summer when you cross the bridge (or step off the ferry), a whole new horizon of possibilities awaits.