New England Travel Guides

I dream of moving to New England and living a Gilmore Girls-style existence. It’s one of my favourite places in the USA, filled with endless charming towns, epic nature and stunning coastline that makes for a failsafe gorgeous vacation. And that’s not even to mention its splendour in the fall.

Take a look at our huge New England itinerary, which we did over 5 weeks in the summer. Copy it entirely or pick and choose the bits that suit you. And we have individual guides to different states and cities too.

New England Road Trips

New England is ideal for a road trip with some of the USA’s most spectacular drives, especially in the the Fall. Drive the epic Atlantic coast, wind through forests and pepper your drive with stops in beautiful towns.

We have a few itineraries to choose from:

See all our road trip itineraries.

New England Bucket List

Some of our favourite things to do in New England…

  • Drive the scenic Kancamagus Highway
  • Eat seafood in Maine
  • Hike, bike or drive Acadia National Park
  • Search for the real Stars Hollow
  • Roast s’mores while glamping
  • Stay at a New England family resort like in Dirty Dancing
  • Be charmed by the architecture of Portsmouth, NH
  • Eat out in top foodie destination, Portland, Maine
  • Enjoy a seaside escape in quaint Camden, Maine
  • Experience the illuminations on Martha’s Vineyard
  • See the Red Sox in Boston (and do a Duck Tour too!)
  • Try Vermont maple syrup
  • Visit the Ben and Jerry’s factory
Sunset at Fortland Maine

Special Stays in New England

The charming architecture of New England paired with its epic nature makes for some spectacular places to stay. From back-to-nature glamping stays to Dirty Dancing style resorts, we have guides to some of the best places to stay in New England.

Our New England guides

We’ve written a lot on New England, so here’s a handy list of all the posts divided into different categories. More coming soon!

New England itineraries: The ultimate New England road trip | Boston to Maine road trip | Where to find the real Stars Hollow

City and state guidesThings to do in Boston with kids |Things to do in Camden, MainePlaces to vacation in Maine with kids | Things to do in Portsmouth, NH | Things to do in Southern Maine | Things to do in Vermont with kids

New England accommodation guides: Glamping in New England | New England family resorts | Maine family resorts | Vermont family resorts

Latest New England travel guides