Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts Guide Book

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Here's everything you need to explore southern New England's history, culture, and scenic landscapes, from quick daytrips to weekend jaunts. Whether you are traveling solo or with a family in tow, Patricia and Robert Foulke will guide you to the best the region has to offer. Travel with them to Mystic Seaport, Connecticut's seventeen-acre waterfront village; the magnificent mansions of Newport, Rhode Island; The Witch House, site of some of the famous witch trials in Salem, Massachusetts or Tanglewood Summer Music Festival in the Berkshire hills of western Massachusetts. This guide contains thirty complete itineraries through western Connecticut, Central Connecticut and Hartford, Connecticut's Shore, Rhode Island and Providence, Southern Massachusetts shore, Cape Cod, and the Islands, Historic Boston and the Bay Colonies and the Berkshires and Western Massachusetts.

Author: Patricia and Robert Foulke
Publisher: The Globe Pequot Press

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4.666666 out of 5 stars4.666666 out of 5 stars4.666666 out of 5 stars4.666666 out of 5 stars4.666666 out of 5 stars Boston, The Freedom Trail, Off the Trail, Boston Harbor Islands & Cambridge, MA Weekend Getaway
Boston is as complex as any city in the world—and more than most for drivers who are used to the familiar rectangular grid layout ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Boston, MA - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts

Brewster, Dennis, Barnstable & Sandwich, MA Weekend Getaway
This itinerary takes you through a series of lovely towns on Cape Cod Bay that have not suffered much from overdevelopment. This ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Sandwich, MA - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts

Bristol, Tiverton & Little Compton, RI Weekend Getaway
In Bristol, this itinerary guides you to several unique and interesting museums, historic mansions, an arboretum, a wide path for ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Bristol, RI - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts

Cornwall Bridge, Cornwall, West Cornwall & Sharon, CT Weekend Getaway
Cornwall Bridge has its own story to tell. If you stay long enough, you will undoubtedly hear some speculation over Dudleytown. As ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Cornwall, CT - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts

4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars Fall River, Westport Point, South Dartmouth & New Bedford, MA Weekend Getaway
This itinerary will take you into a quiet corner of the southern shore that tourists who stick to the main roads will never see. You ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press New Bedford, MA - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts

Falmouth and Woods Hole, MA Weekend Getaway
Falmouth was once a major whaling and fishing port. Surrounding the village green are the stately foursquare homes of sea captains, ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Falmouth, MA - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts

Guilford, Madison & Clinton, CT Weekend Getaway
Guilford, named for lovely Guilford in Surrey, England, has a green surrounded by carefully preserved buildings dating from the early ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Guilford, CT - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts

4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars Hartford, Connecticut Weekend Getaway
In this itinerary you will visit the best attractions that historic and prosperous Hartford has to offer. Early settlers made good ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Hartford, CT - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts

4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars Hyannis, Chatham & Monomoy Islands, MA Weekend Getaway
Hyannis is the center of transportation, shopping, and vacation facilities for the south shore of the Cape. It’s often very crowded ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Chatham, MA - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts

4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars Jamestown, Newport, Middletown & Portsmount, RI Weekend Getaway
This itinerary takes you to Jamestown, or Conanicut Island, in Narragansett Bay. The island is connected to the mainland on the west ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Newport, RI - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts

Lakeville, Salisbury & Norfolk, CT Weekend Getaway
Near Lakeville, sports car enthusiasts may want to visit Lime Rock Park, site of professional and amateur racing from April to November. ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Salisbury, CT - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts

4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars Lexington, Concord & Sudbury, MA Weekend Getaway
This itinerary covers in detail the historic cities of Lexington and Concord and the town of Sudbury. In addition, there are side ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Lexington, MA - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts

Litchfield, Bethlehem, Woodbury & Southbury, CT Weekend Getaway
The Pootatuck Indians conveyed title of land in the western hills of Connecticut to the residents of Hartford and Windsor, who named ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Litchfield, CT - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts

4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars Marblehead, Salem, Cape Ann, Gloucester, Rockport, Annisquam, Essex, Ipswich & Newburyport, MA Weekend Getaway
Massachusetts’s North Shore winds along the coast from Marblehead, a lovely sailing center, through Salem and Cape Ann to Newburyport, ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Gloucester, MA - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts

3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars Martha's Vineyard, MA Weekend Getaway
This itinerary covers in detail the best that Martha's Vineyard has to offer. Martha’s Vineyard, barely 20 miles long and 10 miles ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Edgartown, MA - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars Mystic and Stonington, CT Weekend Getaway
Mystic is one of the oldest shipbuilding and whaling ports in New England. Mystic was settled in 1654; its name derived from the Pequot ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Mystic, CT - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts

Nantucket, MA Weekend Getaway
Inside this itinerary you'll get the full scoop on Nantucket's best attractions. Nantucket—stretching 15 miles long and 4 miles wide—sits ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Nantucket, MA - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts

New Haven, East Haven, Branford & Thimble Islands, CT Weekend Getaway
This itinerary spends a lot of time in New Haven home of Yale University and several great parks, which are worth a visit. You can ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press New Haven, CT - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts

New London and Waterford, CT Weekend Getaway
The Thames River (pronounced “thaymes,” not “tems”) gives New London one of the best deep-water ports in New England. The harbor is ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press New London, CT - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts

Norwalk, Wilton & Westport, CT Weekend Getaway
The destinations included in this itinerary include a museum, a marine aquarium, a lighthouse (via boat ride), locally recommended ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Norwalk, CT - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts

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