Vacations to the New England northeast states begin in in historic Boston. Start your perfect New England vacation in idyllic Rockland, an artist’s community with postcard-perfect rocky shorelines and classic lighthouses. Your New England vacation may include a visit to Camden, featuring the Farnsworth Art Museum and its Wyeth Center. Continue with a visit to Eastport, known for the remarkable Old Sow and Ray’s Mustard Mill. New Bedford, Maine is renowned as one of the 19th century’s most important whaling ports. Tour the New Bedford Whaling Museum to get a first-hand look at the whaling history of the town. Newport, Rhode Island is known for its opulent and perfectly-preserved mansions. New London, Connecticut is a charming town where 18th and 19th century architecture abound. Be sure to include the Mystic Seaport in your New England vacation plans. Portland, Maine is where you will have the opportunity to visit the Portland Head Light, a photographers highlight. No New England vacation would be complete without spending a day in the lovely resort town of Bar Harbor, Maine, where you may tour Acadia National Park and the spectacular views atop of Cadillac Mountain.
The ideal time of year for a perfect New England Vacation is August through October as the season changes and the fall foliage begins.