New England Beach Towns

Group 6 Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine
Summer, Fall
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About the location

Discover New England's incredible shore by venturing through some of its best beach towns along the east coast! This guide takes you through beach towns beginning in Boston all the way up to Southern Maine. 

Guide Highlights

East Coast Beaches

This guide will highlight some of the best beaches with activities like surfing, paddle boarding, whale watching and more.

Quirky Attractions

Because these beach towns rely on tourism, there are more than a few cool attractions and hidden gems to see.

Guide Summary

If you're looking for a mix of adventure and relaxation, time exploring new towns and all their quirks, and a whole lot of beaches, this guide is for you. You'll get recommendations for New England's best beach towns to visit, places to eat and stay, things to do, and even a sample road trip itinerary. 

Featured in this guide

Local food
Laid-back or relaxation
Group 14 Hidden Gems
Group 38 Bike-friendly
Group 32 Historical
Group 36 Shopping
Water sports
Group 33 Walkable
Kayaking / Canoeing

Great for these trips

Cultural / Historical
Girls / Guys Trip
Romantic / Honeymoon
Weekend Getaway


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  • Guide Architect

    Rachel Enerson

    Rachel Enerson

    Marketer and writer by day, trip planner by night. National parks, small towns with hidden gems, great coffee shops and off-the-beaten-path adventures are my specialty!

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