• Summer Highlights of New England

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    New England is more commonly known as a fall holiday destination, but this should not dissuade you from paying a visit in the summer. There are many natural, historical and cultural attractions to marvel at during the hot months in this beautiful region of America. If you are searching for a memorable summer holiday destination, New England has much to offer.

    Experience the Beauty of Cape Cod

    When the summer sun is high in the sky head to the beautiful Cape Cod to relax and unwind. Stroll the many beaches, sail in the Atlantic and enjoy a bite to eat in one of the many quality restaurants the 15 towns are home to. Snap some holiday photos of the famous lighthouses before savouring a well deserved evening drink in one of the stylish bars. Cape Cod is an experience to cherish.

    Chatham Lighthouse in Cape Cod, Massachusetts Cape Cod

    Take a Tour of Boston

    The gateway to New England, Boston is a thrilling city steeped in American history and culture that was settled in 1630. Visitors can get a stunning 360 degree panoramic view of the city from the heights of the Skywalk Observatory on the 50th floor of the Prudential Building. Gaze out over the Charles River to the harbour, before making your way back to street level to enjoy a tour of the many historical sites and museums and a spree at the famous Faneuil Marketplace.

    Boston Boston

    Anchor at Martha’s Vineyard

    Set sail for the scenic island of Martha’s Vineyard for an exciting adventure. There are many unique sights to see in the six towns dotted around the island. If you head west to Aquinnah you can view the bright-coloured Gay Head Cliffs with its iconic lighthouse, before moving on to the lush countryside of Chilmark and taking a leisurely stroll around the magnificent harbour of Vineyard Haven. All visitors admire the character of Martha’s Vineyard and remember it long after leaving its shores.

     Gay Head Cliffs

    Taste the Delights of Burlington

    Surrounded by stunning forest scenery, Burlington is a favourite with visitors to New England. Here you can sample the award-winning cheeses made at the famous family-owned Cabot Creamery, before trying something sweeter at the Morse Maple Farm, which produces some of the finest maple syrup in the world. Picturesque and charming, Burlington has something for everyone.

     Burlington

    Visit the Historic Town of Andover

    Unique in character, Andover was first settled back in 1636 and the town’s rich history envelopes visitors as they walk the streets admiring the old world architecture. To enjoy the sprawling Massachusetts landscape take a leisurely stroll around the Ward Reservation, before indulging your cultural side with a visit to the Addison Gallery of American Art.

    Andover New England Andover

    If you desire a summer holiday filled with character, culture and matchless natural beauty, New England is a great choice.

    Photo Credits: Gay Head Cliffs: flickr; Burlington: flickr

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    Nicola considers herself very lucky to have had the opportunity to visit a number of places around the world and these experiences usually involve searching for as many kinds of wildlife as possible. Recent highlights include penguins in Antarctica, bears and whales in Canada and Alaska and sea otters in California - but there are always more animals to search for.

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