5 Weekend Getaways Less Than 2 Hours From Central MA
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 Central MA, we have some suggestions to make the most of your weekend trip.
Founded in 1630, it’s one of the oldest cities in the U.S. The key role it played in the American Revolution is highlighted on the Freedom Trail, a 2.5-mile walking route of historic sites that tells the story of the nation’s founding. One stop, former meeting house Faneuil Hall, is a popular marketplace.
2. Cape Cod National Seashore
Renowned for its beauty and mystery, Cape Cod National Seashore features an array of diverse animal and plant life. The forty-mile-long beach is backed by marshes, ponds and upland areas. Wild cranberry bogs and ancient lighthouses dot the long coastline.
Kennebunkport is a historic seaside town with a rich seafaring culture.
Once home to a handful of Native American villages, Rockport's modern population consists mainly of fishermen and artists. Tourists enjoy seeing Rockport's beaches and walking around the historic downtown area.
5. Good Harbor Beach
Located near the city of Gloucester, Good Harbor Beach features soft white sands and dramatic views of the Atlantic Ocean.