Weekend Getaways Less Than 2 Hours From Boston
Grab your snacks and get your playlists ready, we’re going on a road trip!
Whether you've got a three-day weekend coming up that you want to take advantage of or you're looking for a getaway from Boston, we have some suggestions to make the most of your weekend trip.
1. Cape Cod National Seashore
It's the site of quaint villages, seafood shacks, lighthouses, ponds and bay and ocean beaches.
Kennebunkport is a coastal town in southern Maine. It’s known for its beaches, including long, sandy Goose Rocks Beach and smaller Arundel Beach. The Seashore Trolley Museum displays a huge collection of streetcars.
Rockport, MA, is a coastal town of food, shopping, and seaside charm. It’s the perfect place to relax by the ocean, browse the work of an incredible number of artists, and of course, eat a lobster roll.
4. Good Harbor Beach
Gloucester is a coastal city on Cape Ann, in Massachusetts. Its fishing heritage is reflected in the harbor-side Fisherman’s Memorial, with a statue and names of those lost at sea. East, the sands of Good Harbor Beach extend to Salt Island at low tide.
Portsmouth is packed with history, and some of its most popular attractions include historic homes, forts, cemeteries, gardens, and parks. For families, Portsmouth boasts New England's largest water park along with a marine and science discovery center.