Paradise Found…Nearby

Looking for a luxe getaway close to home? These fabulous mini moons approximate far-flung locales, sans pricey airfare and travel stress.


The Adirondacks, New York

Long-distance doppelganger: Interlaken, Switzerland
Drive from Boston: Five hours


Block Island, Rhode Island

Long-distance doppelganger: Ireland
Drive from Boston: 1.5 hours to the Point Judith ferry, followed by a half-hour ferry ride



Long-distance doppelganger: Kenya
Drive from Boston: 1.5 hours to Hyannis, followed by a one-hour fast ferry ride


Mount Desert Island, Maine

Long-distance doppelganger: British Columbia, Canada
Drive from Boston: 4.5 hours


Southeastern Connecticut

Long-distance doppelganger: Napa Valley, California
Drive from Boston: Two hours


Quebec, Canada

Long-distance doppelganger: Paris, France
Drive from Boston: Six hours

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