New England Getaways

Living in New England means options for local getaways are bountiful. Plan a getaway near Boston that includes food, wine, and delicious dining, a weekend hitting the golf courses, or a getaway filled with outdoor activities and adventures. New England has it all. If it’s sun and sand you are seeking, hit one of the many beaches in the area. So no matter the weather or season, living in Boston means living near some of the top travel destinations in the country, so plan a getaway now and start exploring New England.

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Experience a Classic New England Day on this South Shore Day Trip

Approximate Drive Time From Boston: 35 minutes HIKE Wompatuck State Park, Hingham Forty miles of trails increase your chances of finding solitude as you wander […]

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Explore Seaside Trails and Outdoor Art on a South Coast Day Trip

Approximate Drive Time From Boston: 1 hour HIKE Copicut Woods, Fall River Part of the 13,600-acre Southeastern Massachusetts Bioreserve, this Trustees-managed property delights day-trippers with […]

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Five Virtual Day Trips to Take This Summer

Escape to Nantucket Get a taste of ACK this summer sans ferry ride courtesy of Nantucket VR. The new website lets you take in 360-degree […]

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Travel Guide: Barhopping and Blossoms in Washington D.C.

Getting There Hop onto a direct flight from Logan to Reagan National airport. Flying into BWI or Dulles might be cheaper, but it’s not worth […]

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Travel Guide: Discover State History and Great Seafood in Seattle

STAY Fresh Digs Seattle’s a city with a lot of quirk, and the Palihotel Seattle is no exception. With a Moonrise Kingdom-meets-Chateau Marmont vibe, the […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Planning Your Heritage Travel Journey

Edited by Brittany Jasnoff Fueled by the recent surge in DNA kits and TV shows where celebrities investigate their family trees (who would have guessed […]

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A Heritage Travel Itinerary for India

Number of Bostonians with Indian Heritage: 10,447 For centuries, Hindu ancestors have made pilgrimages to the ancient city of Haridwar, where a loved one’s ashes […]

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A Heritage Travel Itinerary for Jamaica

Number of Bostonians with Jamaican Heritage: 11,710 Despite centuries of colonization, Jamaica has developed its own truly unique culture, which became popular worldwide after it […]

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A Heritage Travel Itinerary for France

Number of Bostonians with French Heritage: 12,612 Oldways president Sara Baer-Sinnott, who’s curated food-centric French tours like this one since 2005, encourages heritage travelers to […]

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A Heritage Travel Itinerary for Colombia

Number of Bostonians with Colombian Heritage: 9,009 Shirley Cardona, vice president of sales for EF Go Ahead Tours and a Colombian-American herself, put together this […]

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A Heritage Travel Itinerary for Puerto Rico

Number of Bostonians with Puerto Rican Heritage: 35,082 While the effects of Hurricane Maria still linger on some parts of the island, San Juan and […]

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A Look at the Countries Bostonians Emigrated From

Germany Bostonians with
 German Heritage: 30,436 Although some Germans made their way to the Hub in the late 1700s to escape hardship in the southwestern […]

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Travel Guide: Explore a Chic Paradise in Bermuda

STAY Cliff Hanger For the chic aesthetic of Miami combined with attentive island hospitality, head to the Loren at Pink Beach, which opened in 2017. […]

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Travel Guide: Unplug in Lush Tulum, Mexico

STAY Rest and Relaxation Ready to unplug? It’s easy at Azulik: Designed by Jorge Eduardo Neira Sterkel, the resort’s treehouse-like villas—outfitted with volcanic-stone bathtubs and […]

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An A-to-Z Guide to the Ultimate Summer Vacation in Maine

Edited by Brittany Jasnoff Additional reporting by Madeline Bilis, Matthew Reed Baker, Thomas Stackpole, Abby Bielagus, and Katy Kelleher A Acadia Pitch a tent, light […]