Weekend Getaways in New England and Near Boston | Boston Magazine

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.

Arts & Entertainment

The 15 Best Lakes, Rivers, and Other Watering Holes in New England

Our guide to the 15 best lakes, rivers, and other watering holes in New England.

Home & Property

Our Travel Guide to a Weekend in Copenhagen

Scandinavia’s greenest city is a culinary and design destination.

Arts & Entertainment

Cape Escapes: 30 (More) Ways to Enjoy the Cape & Islands

This summer when you cross the bridge (or step off the ferry), a whole new horizon of possibilities awaits.

Home & Property

Our Travel Guide to a Weekend in Vienna

Plan your trip for spring, when grand imperial parks burst into bloom.

Arts & Entertainment

Winter Travel Guide: Six Nonstop Flights from Boston

Ready to flee the cold and snow? Hop on one of these nonstop flights from Logan.

Arts & Entertainment

Fly Nonstop from Boston to Hong Kong

Flight: Cathay Pacific to Hong Kong (Nonstop Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday) Temperature: January–March: 66°–71° What to Bring: Comfortable shoes that embody form and function—Hong Kongers […]

Arts & Entertainment

Fly Nonstop from Boston to Tel Aviv

Flight: El Al to Tel Aviv, Israel (Nonstop Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday) Temperature: January–March: 64°–67° What to Bring: Plenty of layers for an easy transition between […]

Arts & Entertainment

Fly Nonstop from Boston to Mexico City

Flight: Aeroméxico to Mexico City, Mexico (Nonstop Thursday–Monday) Temperature: January–March: 70°–78° What to Bring: Your appetite—Mexico City’s restaurants are first class In Mexico City, all […]

Arts & Entertainment

Fly Nonstop from Boston to Sanibel and Captiva Islands, Florida

Flight: JetBlue to Fort Myers, Florida (Nonstop Daily) Temperature: January–March: 72°–77° What to Bring: Ziploc bags for your treasure trove of shells It’s called the […]

Arts & Entertainment

Fly Nonstop from Boston to Aruba

Flight: JetBlue to Oranjestad, Aruba (Nonstop Daily) Temperature: January–March: 85°–86° What to Bring: A waterproof cell-phone case (so your iPhone can go snorkeling with you) […]

Arts & Entertainment

Fly Nonstop from Boston to Barbados

Flight: JetBlue to Bridgetown, Barbados (Nonstop Saturdays) Temperature: January–March: 84°–86° What to Bring: Extra space in your carry-on luggage for a few souvenir bottles of […]

Home & Property

Our Travel Guide to a Weekend in London

One of Western Europe’s oldest cities wears modernity on its sleeve.

Arts & Entertainment

Four Popular Ski Resorts in New England

Killington, Stowe, and more.

Home & Property

Our Travel Guide to a Weekend in Amsterdam

Travel to the dreamlike canal city this fall to enjoy car-free living, incomparable art, and exciting new boutique hotels.

City Life

The Clintons Were Here. So Were the Obamas.

The secret history of presidential vacations on Martha’s Vineyard.