Weekend Getaways Near 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. Nantucket, Massachusetts
Nantucket, a tiny, isolated island off Cape Cod, Massachusetts, is a summer destination with dune-backed beaches. It’s marked by unpainted cedar-shingled buildings, many surrounded by manicured privets. The wharves and cobblestoned streets of the Town of Nantucket are lined with restaurants, high-end boutiques and steepled churches.
2. Salem, Massachusetts
Salem is one of Massachusetts' best destinations for families, couples, domestic and international travelers who are seeking an authentic New England getaway.
3. Worcester, Massachusetts
Worcester is a city in central Massachusetts. The EcoTarium is a science and nature museum, with a digital planetarium, animal exhibits and a narrow-gauge railway
4. Providence, Massachusetts
Providence is the capital city of the U.S. state of Rhode Island. It's home to Brown University and the Rhode Island School of Design, whose RISD Museum displays American art and silver. Nearby, 18th- and 19th-century homes line the streets of College Hill. Waterplace Park is the backdrop for the WaterFire art installation, which lights up the surrounding tidal basin most nights in the summer and for special events.