Boston and the coast
American history in Boston, New England seafood, coastal atmosphere and boats in Cape Cod & Nantucket, pastoral beauty in The Berkshires, New England is very diverse and will appeal to all kind of travellers.
Boston: founded in 1630 by English Puritans fleeing religious discrimination, among America’s oldest cities, a trip to Boston is the ideal place where to learn about US history. Get lost in the narrow and winding cobble streets of Beacon Hill, shop along the avenues of the chic Back Bay, see where Paul Revere and Samual Adams are buried, walk the six-mile Freedom Trail and see masterpieces at the Museum of Fine Arts and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.
Cape Cod, Nantucket & and Martha’s Vineyard: Miles of beaches, white sand dunes, winding paths down to the beach, hundreds of freshwater ponds, beautiful landscapes, where land and sea merge, historic New England villages & sea captains’ homes, lighthouses, weathered cedar-shingled homes and an abundance of classic clam shacks and ice cream shops, this is it!
Newport, Rhode Island: Tour French and Elizabethan mansions that belonged to wealthy industrialists, railroad tycoons, coal magnates, financiers, and robber barons.
Discover and walk along the stunning Cliff Walk, with its dramatic ocean views originally preserved for the Newport glitterati.
Visit Touro Synagogue, the oldest in the United States, dating back to 1763.
Explore its natural wonder: forty miles of raw, pristine beaches, marshes and forests in Cape Cope, Boston Harbor Island National Recreation Area, Aquinnah Cliffs Martha’s Vineyard one of the most dramatic natural spots in the state,
For foodies, try Union Oyster House, America’s oldest restaurant, The Boston Public Market is an amazing emporium of regional produce, dairy, seafood, and craft breweries and of course lobster rolls, clam chowder, and steakhouses are traditional New England classics.
For active travels, swimming, sailing, surfing, lobstering, kayaking in protected waters, biking
Ride on a Duck
Embark on a restored amphibious World War II landing craft for a Boston tour both on land and water
Go Whale Watching
Hundreds of the gentle giants migrate to their summer feeding grounds off the Massachusetts coast.
Learn how to make the perfect blueberry pie in Martha’s Vineyard
Chrissy will go over what it takes to make great pie dough and all participants will make their own pie to bake and take home.
Catch your own dinner
Take a lobstering or fishing excursions and catch your own dinner of local cod, fluke, or sea bass.
Take a cranberry bog tour
Starting in April, visitors have the opportunity to tour the largest organic cranberry bog of the Cape.
Take your family to learn about how cranberries are harvested and interact with some friendly farm animals.
Pay a tribute to Mayflower Pilgrim’s
Visit the Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum.
Learn everything you need to know about Potato chips
Iconic Hyannis Factory Tour in Cape Cod, and a behind-the-scenes opportunity for the whole family.
Harvest your own oysters at the Chatham Shellfish Company
Learn all about oysters from a shellfish expert, enjoy a scenic barge tour out to Oyster Pond, and even harvest your own oysters.
RECOMMENDED HOTELS & INNS
The Eliot Hotel*****
Built in 1925, the historic Eliot Suite Hotel is located in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood. It offers an on-site sashimi bar and elegantly decorated rooms with down comforters and marble bathrooms.
Each room is equipped with soundproof windows, flat-screen TVs and WiFi internet.
The Eliot’s guests can enjoy free access to the Boston Sports Club and on-site business center.
We love the restaurant Uni located in the hotel. Outstanding Japanese sushi bar and small plates.
Nearby shopping includes the Prudential Shopping Center and Newberry Street shops. Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox, is 901 m away.
Hotel Four Seasons Boston*****
Located within steps of the Boston Common and the Public Garden, this Four Seasons has rooms with views of Boston and provides a free transfer service to attractions within 3.2 km of the hotel.
The hotel has facilities like an indoor pool, fitness centre and spa. For guests with children, the Four Seasons Boston provides activities like cookie-making classes on select days.
A flat-screen cable TV with a DVD player is included in every room at the Boston Four Seasons. There are also free toiletries, slippers and a bathrobe in the en suite bathroom.
On-site dining at the Bistro Lounge offers breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Hotel The Lenox****
Centered in Boston’s historic Back Bay area, this boutique hotel features a state-of-the-art gym, award-winning dining and elegant rooms with free Wi-Fi. John Hancock Tower is 5 minutes’ walk away.
Each room boasts panoramic views of the Back Bay neighborhood. Flat-screen TVs, a small fridge and plush terry bathrobes are provided. The luxury rooms offer mahogany furniture and crystal lamps.
Guests can enjoy Irish food at Sólás, an authentic Boston Irish pub. City-Table restaurant serves contemporary American cuisine made from fresh ingredients.
The Lenox is 3 blocks from famous restaurants and shops on Newbury Street. Fenway Park baseball stadium is just 1.6 km from the hotel and Northeastern University is a 15-minute walk away
Salt House Inn***
The hotel is ideally located in a quiet street, just two blocks from the bustle of Commercial Street and a bike ride from Cape Cod National Seashore.
This is an intimate inn decorated in a beach cottage style. An iconic and historical hotel, originally built in the 1850s as a series of cottages to house salt miners. Relaxed atmosphere yet sophisticated.
The Wauwinet Nantucket Relais & Chateaux*****
This luxurious Nantucket hotel boasts private beach access, as well as an on-site restaurant. Sailing and fishing opportunities are also offered. Nantucket town centre is 16.1 km away.
A flat-screen cable TV, free Wi-Fi, and an iPod docking station are offered at The Wauwinet Nantucket. Each guest room is decorated in bright colours and beach decor. Select rooms offer views of the Bay.
Guests can relax in the lounge chairs or visit the tennis courts at the Nantucket Wauwinet Hotel.
Topper’s Restaurant serves fine cuisine overlooking Nantucket Bay. Al fresco dining is available for lunch and dinner on Topper’s Deck.
White Elephant Hotel*****
Located alongside the Nantucket Harbour, this hotel boasts an on-site spa as well as rooms with scenic waterfront views. Boutique shops and art galleries are within 10 minutes’ walk.
Each guest room at the White Elephant Hotel features cable TV, an en suite bathroom, and an iPod docking station. They are decorated in crisp bright colours and wood furnishings. All rooms have free WiFi.
The White Elephant Spa provides massage and other full service spa treatments.
Guests can dine at the Brant Point Grill, which serves signature steaks and seafood dishes in the dining room or harbour-side terrace.
The Miacomet Golf Course is 5.8 km from the Nantucket White Elephant. Jetties Beach is 15 minutes’ walk away.
The Nantucket Hotel & Resort****
The Nantucket Hotel & Resort is located in downtown Nantucket, a 7-minute walk to beaches, ferries, restaurants boutique shops and art galleries. The hotel offers 2 seasonal heated outdoor swimming pools, health club and spa, children’s program and an on-site restaurant, Breeze.
The Resort offers a selection of hotel rooms, 1-4 bedroom suites and cottages, some with kitchenettes, ocean and harbor views. Each room at the Nantucket Hotel features cable TV, a private bathroom and air conditioning. They are decorated in crisp bright colors. All rooms have free WiFi. There is free parking on-site.
An outdoor hot tub, a health club with fitness centre, classes and yoga, concierge services, shuttles to ferries and beaches and optional massage services are available. Bike rentals, day and overnight trips to our sister resort on Martha’s Vineyard are also offered.
The on-site restaurant, Breeze, offers indoor and terrace service with fire pits and seasonal live music on the porch.
Hotel Chatham Inn Relais & Chateaux****
“I saw that this was a place of wonders,” wrote the naturalist poet Henry David Thoreau about Cape Cod. With its dunes and meadows, its marshes populated by white cedar trees and its offshore whale colonies, this peninsula is an inexhaustible resource for not only nature lovers but also city dwellers in search of tranquillity. On the southeastern tip, picturesque Chatham Inn is the perfect bucolic getaway. A stone’s throw from superb Lighthouse Beach, its eighteen modern rooms and suites are cocoons of romance and comfort, with many boasting their own fireplaces. In the restaurant, decorated with works by local artists, chef Brandon DiFiglio draws inspiration from the day’s fresh catch and the Cape’s rich culinary traditions..
Wequassett Resort and Golf Club*****
On the sublime Atlantic coastline of Cape Cod, you will find the critically-acclaimed Wequassett Resort and Golf Club, an idyllic hideaway designed for active family fun and relaxed seaside living.
The hotel has been classified an historical monument and has been a summer vacation spot for the high society.
Great panoply of activities, play tennis or host a “tennis party,” book a private poolside cabana and unwind, go on a boat tour of Pleasant Bay, and relax in your discreetly luxurious, rural-chic guestroom. Sign your kids up for pirate adventures and beach bonfires. Surrounded by 22 acres of lush greenery, this unforgettable resort is as close to paradise as they come.
Chatham Bars Inn *****
Offering views of the Atlantic Ocean, this oceanfront inn in Chatham, Massachusetts features 4 restaurants and a full-service spa. Each spacious accommodation provides a fully stocked minibar and flat-screen TV.
An oceanfront heated pool with surrounding cabanas and the private beach area are available at Chatham Bars Inn. A 24-hour gym, tennis and croquet courts are on site as well.
Decorated in New England design, each accommodation offers air conditioning, a state-of-the-art sound system and coffee facilities. The bathrooms include deluxe bath amenities, bathrobes and slippers.
Chatham Inn offers local tours which leave from the private boat dock and travel to Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. Deep sea fishing, barrier beach walks and antique car tours can be arranged.
The elegant Main Dining Room features panoramic views of the ocean. Local seasonal cuisine is offered. Guests can have a casual meal at the Sacred Cod Tavern or afternoon tea in the South Lounge.
Hotel Chatham Wayside Inn***
Situated in Chatham, Chatham Wayside Inn offers a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, fitness centre and garden. Featuring a restaurant, the property also features a bar. The property features a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi is available throughout the property.
At the hotel, each room has a wardrobe and a flat-screen TV. The private bathroom is equipped with a bath or shower and free toiletries.
Continental breakfast is available daily. Guests can grab a bite to eat in the on-site restaurant, which specialises in American cuisine.
Guests at Chatham Wayside Inn will be able to enjoy activities in and around Chatham, like hiking.
Chatham Light Beach is a 14-minute walk from the accommodation, while Chatham Light Beach is a 14-minute walk from the property. Barnstable Municipal Airport is 32 km away.
The Harbor View Hotel****
Located on the coast of Martha’s Vineyard overlooking the Edgartown Lighthouse, this hotel is a 10-minute walk from downtown Edgartown. It features an on-site restaurant, 2 bars, and sailing lessons.
The Harbor View Resort offers accommodations with cable TV and free Wi-Fi. A refrigerator and safety deposit box are provided in every room and seasonal room service is available.
A seasonal outdoor pool and concierge services are part of this Martha’s Vineyard hotel.
Winnetu Oceanside Resort****
Winnetu is a 3-minutes’ walk from South Beach and 5.2 km from Main Street, Edgartown via resort shuttle bus or bike path. The resort seasonally offers 2 heated swimming pools, a health club, a complimentary children’s program, a tennis club and an on-site restaurant, The Dunes.
The Resort offers a selection of 1-4 bedroom suites, studios and cottages. Select rooms feature a kitchenette. Each room features cable TV, a private bathroom and air conditioning. They are decorated in crisp bright colors. All rooms have free WiFi. There is free parking on-site.
An outdoor hot tub, yoga, fitness centre, concierge services, optional shuttle to ferries, shuttles to downtown Edgartown and massage services are available. Seasonal weekly clambakes, lighthouse and kayak tours, sunset cruise to Edgartown, bike rentals and day or overnight trips to our sister resort on Nantucket are also offered.
The on-site restaurant, The Dunes, overlooks South Beach and offers indoor and deck seating with fire pits and ocean views.
Featuring free WiFi and a terrace, The Christopher offers accommodation in Edgartown. Free private parking is available on site.
The rooms include a flat-screen TV. Certain units have a seating area where you can relax. Each room is fitted with a private bathroom equipped with a shower. For your comfort, you will find bath robes and free toiletries.
Complimentary breakfast and afternoon treats are offered.
Falmouth is 20 km from The Christopher, while Hyannis is 35 km from the property. Martha’s Vineyard Airport is 8 km away.
The Charlotte Inn Relais & Chateaux****
At the heart of Martha’s Vineyard, the former haunt of whale hunters, you’ll find a captain’s house in the traditional British style. Built in 1864, The Charlotte Inn transports you to another time, and you can’t help but be swept away by its romantic atmosphere. The staff is courteous and alert to every detail. There is a new kind of luxury here: no computers or cell phones are allowed except in guest rooms. The suites have been exquisitely decorated with antique lamps and silk or linen fabrics. Between glasses of iced tea on the flower-filled patio, discover the beautiful island and explore its famous lighthouses and beaches, ideal for water sports and sailing.
The Hob Knob****
This luxury Martha’s Vineyard accommodation boasts an on-site spa and a private charter boat for fishing or scenic cruises. Joseph Sylvia State Beach is 4.8 km away.
Each guest room at the Hob Knob features a flat-screen cable TV, free Wi-Fi access, and a refrigerator. They are classically decorated in light colours and plush bedding, and offer bathrobes and natural bath amenities.
Guests can relax at the Martha’s Vineyard Hob Knob Spa, which offers massage services and other body treatments. A state-of-the-art fitness centre and steam room are also featured.
A full breakfast is provided every morning. Afternoon tea is available for guests to enjoy in the lush gardens.
Lambert’s Cove Inn****
Lambert’s Cove Inn Farm and Restaurant is set in the pastoral town of West Tisbury in the Martha’s Vineyard Region, 14 km from Falmouth. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property and free private parking is available on site.
Rooms have a flat-screen TV and DVD player. Some units have a seating area to relax in after a busy day. Some rooms feature views of the pool or garden. Rooms are fitted with a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find bath robes and free toiletries.
You will find a shared lounge at the property. Bike hire and car hire are available.
Hotel Castle Hill Inn*****
This waterfront Newport, Rhode Island property features an on-site restaurant and luxury accommodations. Free Wi-Fi access is available.
A fireplace and a flat-screen cable TV are included in each room at Castle Hill Inn. Select rooms have a sea view. Private bathrooms are equipped with towels.
Guests can use complimentary bikes to explore Newport. An array of activities can be enjoyed in the surroundings, including cycling, hiking and fishing.
Lunch, dinner and weekend brunch are available in the dining room at Newport’s Castle Hill Inn. Additional food and drinks are served at the Sunset Terrace Bar.
The Newport Mansions and the Cliff Walk are both 5.4 km from the inn. The property offers free parking
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