New England Beaches
Cape Cod Travel Guide
What is it that makes Cape Cod and the nearby islands of Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard so popular with New England travelers, particularly during the summer months? The Cape and Islands boast miles of ocean beaches, sandy dunes, the freshest seafood served seaside, art galleries, scenic golf courses and lovely villages.
Connecticut's Biggest Beach
The white, sandy beach at Hammonnasset State Park in Madison is the place to head when it's hot and humid in Connecticut. Here is a quick guide to visiting Hammonasset Beach.
Hampton Beach Guide
"The family that plays together stays together," and Hampton Beach, New Hampshire, is the perfect place for families to play in the sun and to create enduring summer vacation memories they'll share for a lifetime.
Old Orchard Beach Guide
Have you heard of Old Orchard Beach? As New England beach destinations go, it's not as well known as Cape Cod nor as crowded as Hampton Beach or beaches along the Rhode Island shore. That means this stretch of sand in Maine is the perfect choice for those who seek not only the amusements typical of a family beach but the chance to claim more...
Popham Beach State Park in Phippsburg, Maine
Popham Beach in Phippsburg, Maine, is known for miles of stunning sandy beach with a State Park at one end and the ruins of an old stone fort at the other.
A Ramble in Reid State Park
Located on Georgetown, an island in Maine's midcoast region near Bath, Reid State Park is described by L.L. Bean in its online park guide as "a good family beach and a haven for naturalists." Whether or not you're planning a trip to Maine, I'll take you on an ocean outing online with this virtual beach tour.
Red Jacket Beach Resort on Cape Cod
Ocean fun is one of the prime reasons to choose Cape Cod as a vacation destination, but getting to public beaches can often present traffic and parking hassles. At the Red Jacket Beach resort, guests need merely step outside their doors to enjoy a private, 700-foot sandy beach.
A Scenic and Secluded Little Beach
A scenic and secluded Connecticut beach. One of New England's most scenic and secluded little beaches is located in the historic village of Stonington Borough on Connecticut's southeastern shore. Stonington, Connecticut's duBois Beach is a hidden ocean gem.
Squeak Your Feet on the Singing Beach
The Singing Beach in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, is named for its unusual sand, which squeaks or "sings" beneath your feet.
The Ultimate Family Escape on The Cape
Ocean Edge Resort on Cape Cod is one of New England's largest resorts, a 400-acre property with a 700-foot private beach on Cape Cod Bay that provides luxury, country club-style family getaways. With four outdoor pools, two indoor pools, five hot tubs, luxury rental villas, golf, tennis, spa services and a summer children's program, it is the...