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.