With fascinating history, magnificent cities and picturesque coastline all within close reach, the Northeast has all the right ingredients for a holiday to remember.
With Washington, New York and Boston as the main gateways, you’ll find yourself in three very different cities but each captivating and well worth several day’s exploration. D.C. was designed by the Parisian, Pierre L’Enfant, and it shows with its broad avenues, river views and a refreshing absence of skyscrapers. With an incredible concentration of national monuments and world class museums, your days will be easily filled. New York is a city like no other and at times it seems as if a little piece of everything in the world has been condensed, amplified and put on a small island. Whether it’s your first or fiftieth trip, New York never grows old. Boston, with its cobbled streets and old school charm, has a heavyweight history much greater than its walkable size would suggest.
The ocean is never far away here and New England’s coastline is an intoxicating mix of idyllic fishing villages, tidal marshes, and sandy beaches. It’s easy to see why the close knit trio of Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket are some of the most sought after holiday destinations in the country. Whether by yacht, kayak or walking the beaches at dawn with a fly rod, it’s a watery playground like no other. Inland the open wilds of The West are replaced by bucolic villages, pretty barns and white church spires. Rolling farmland intersperses the ever present woodland and winding your way through the country lanes of Vermont or Maine during the fall is a sight to behold.