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Things to Do

Whether you’re looking to relax on the coast, spend a few days hiking in the mountains, or explore Boston’s role in the American Revolution, our specialists are able to advise you on things to do in New England, depending on your interests.

In Boston, you can follow the Freedom Trail, which passes 16 of the city’s historical landmarks, in the company of a local guide. At Provincetown on the tip of Cape Cod, you can round off a 4x4 ride over the sand dunes with a traditional clam bake, cooked on the beach. On the water, take a whale-watching cruise to view humpbacks or sail from Newport on an America's Cup yacht. These are just a few of the things to experience in New England that our specialists can include in your tailor-made itinerary.

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Ideas for experiencing New England

Experiences you have as you travel often hold the longest memories. As part of their research trips, our specialists seek out authentic ways to get to know New England, and the best local guides. These activities reflect some of their best-loved experiences.

  • Kennebunkport

    Kennebunkport food tour

    Kennebunkport

    Embark on a culinary tour of Kennebunkport’s signature seafood and artisan fare. Taste your way around the town’s thriving food scene, taking in everything from whoopie pies (the state’s official sweet treat) and blueberry-filled doughnuts to lavender mead and fresh coffee.

  • Steam Train and mountain views from the top of Mount Washington

    Mount Washington Cog Railway

    North Conway

    In 1869 the Mount Washington Cog Railway was completed and today visitors can, weather permitting, take the coal-fired train, or a newer, eco-friendly train, to the mountain's summit. This thrilling trip rewards all passengers with magnificent mountain views.

  • Newport Harbour Rhode Island

    Sailing cruise on an America's cup yacht

    Newport, Rhode Island

    Climb on board an America’s Cup yacht and feel the wind in your face as you sail the waters where the annual regatta customarily took place. From the teak deck, observe Newport’s maritime history, Gilded Age mansions and repaired lighthouses.