New England

Historic cities, remote mountain roads, spectacular coastal views and quaint clapboard churches: holidays to New England bring a scenic slice of Americana to your USA road trip. Although famous for spectacular fall foliage New England is a year-round destination with skiing and skating in the winter, gorgeous spring flowers, a balmy summer climate and of course great food and drink any time of year. Explore the history and architecture of Boston, Cape Cod’s beaches and whale watching, the mountains of Vermont and Maine’s ruggedly beautiful coastal routes. Fly drive holidays are popular in New England, but you can also discover this region by train or join an escorted coach tour. From sophisticated city life to rural national parks, your holiday to New England will be truly the trip of a lifetime.


What you’ll love most about New England

  • Experience the breathtaking beauty of New England’s fall foliage, as the region’s forests burst into a vibrant display of red, orange, and gold. Take a scenic drive along winding country roads, hike through state parks and nature reserves, or enjoy a leisurely boat ride on one of the region’s picturesque lakes or rivers
  • Explore New England’s rich history at its many historic sites and landmarks. Visit Plymouth Rock, where the Pilgrims first landed in 1620, tour the historic streets of Boston’s Freedom Trail, or explore the charming coastal villages of Cape Cod and Nantucket, with their well-preserved colonial architecture and maritime heritage
  • Discover the stunning coastal landscapes of New England, with its rugged cliffs, sandy beaches, and picturesque lighthouses. Explore the rocky shores of Maine’s Acadia National Park, relax on the sandy beaches of Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay, or take a scenic cruise along the rugged coastline of Massachusetts’ Cape Ann
  • Experience the charm of New England’s quaint villages and small towns, with their picturesque main streets, historic homes, and friendly locals. Explore the cobblestone streets of Vermont’s Stowe, stroll through the art galleries and boutiques of Connecticut’s Essex, or sample fresh seafood at a waterfront restaurant in Maine’s Kennebunkport
  • Enjoy outdoor adventures in New England’s diverse landscapes, from hiking and skiing in the mountains to kayaking and sailing along the coast. Explore the trails of New Hampshire’s White Mountains, ski down the slopes of Vermont’s Green Mountains, or paddle along the scenic rivers and lakes of Maine’s Moosehead Lake region
  • Indulge in New England’s culinary delights, with its fresh seafood, farm-fresh produce, and delicious regional specialties. Feast on lobster rolls and clam chowder in Maine, savour maple syrup and apple cider donuts in Vermont, or sample farm-to-table cuisine at one of the many acclaimed restaurants throughout the region

Where to Book

  • Sandy Neck Lighthouse in Cape Cod, Massachusetts

  • Acorn Street, Boston

  • Sunset dinner at Rhumb Line, Camden - Visit Maine

  • Windjammer sail boat - Visit Maine

  • Mount Washington Cog Railroad, New Hampshire

  • Lake Wentworth in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire

  • Kancamagus Highway covered bridge in the White Mountains

  • Whitewater rafting on the Androscoggin River - New Hampshire Travel & Tourism

  • Franklin Park, Boston

Average temperature

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Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.


When to Visit

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