Summer getaways are fun for all but can sometimes be a hassle when it involves packing all your belongs, hopping on a plane or driving cross country. Luckily, some of our favorite spots are just a quick car ride away.
1. Tides Beach Club – Kennebunkport, Maine
Just a few hours of a drive away, this hotel has the perfect waterfront view. An ideal getaway for you and your significant other or maybe a girls’ trip, this location is one of a kind. The resort offers direct access to the beach, summer parties, the opportunity to rent paddle boards and kayaks, and so much more.
2. Ocean House – Watch Hill, Rhode Island
Watch Hill, Rhode Island is a favorite spot in New England for a reason. This charming hotel is located not too far from our area. Taking anywhere from one to two hours, this spot is quick and easy to get to. It is open year round but is especially enjoyable during the warm summer months. The resort offers complimentary daily activities, such as yoga sessions. The resort is also pet friendly, making it easier for families who like to bring their furry friend along.
3. Cliffside Beach Club – Nantucket, MA
A small and intimate resort makes this hidden spot a gem. With only 22 accommodations, this is the perfect spot to go to reset and relax. It is closely located to the center of town, while also allowing for a quick walk to the beach — the best of both worlds.
4. Wequassett Resort and Golf Club – Harwich, MA
Everybody loves a trip to the Cape during the hot summer days and this is the spot to go. With everything from pools located at the hotel to two beaches located close by, Wequassett has everything to keep you cool for the summer. The ideal family spot, the resort offers dive-in movies, family fun night and a vintage ice cream truck for the children!
5. Wyndham Hotel – Boston, MA
If you are looking for a more casual vibe such as a rooftop pool, this hotel is located right in the heart of Boston. Wyndham Hotel offers a rooftop pool to their guests, open 10am-9pm. You can’t beat an easy drive into the city for a lavish but affordable getaway. Pets are also welcomed at this hotel.