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5 Beautiful Getaways from the Northeast

Were your summer vacation plans cancelled or postponed? Sadly, that is the reality this year for most of us. Perhaps you were dreaming about your scheduled trip to Italy, Greece, or Africa. Hold that thought, you’ll be able to get there again. But in the meantime, all is not lost, there are some spectacular places to discover right in our own backyards.

Getting away now while it’s still warm you can enjoy hiking, biking, beaches, boating, and lots of delicious fresh seafood. And if you can plan a trip for the Fall, you’ll enjoy all this plus the spectacular foliage we are so blessed with in our region.

Below are some road trips from the Northeast that will help you disconnect and re-charge until you can get to that international destination you’ve been dreaming about.

Montage Palmetto Bluff


Nestled along the May River in South Carolina, Montage Palmetto Bluff offers a charming collection of rooms, suites, and stunning private cottages. Your getaway will be filled with nature walks through the preserve, biking, kayaking, canoeing and even taking a dip in the river. Located between Hilton Head and Savannah this property is perfect for enjoying the beach and visiting these beautiful nearby destinations.

Cliff House Maine


Imagine a property set high up on the most spectacular cliffs with breathtaking views of the ocean, infinity pools, large open spaces, and Adirondack chairs surrounding beautiful fire pits. Cliff House is located minutes from sandy beaches and quaint coastal towns, and under an hour from Portland. This is the perfect destination for exploring the southern coast of Maine.

Wequassett Resort Cape Cod


Wequassett Resort has it all… a stunning waterfront location, five restaurants, two pools, two private beaches, an assortment of water sports, tennis and golf. Plus their friendly and service oriented staff will enhance your vacation memories at this spectacular property. During your stay don’t miss exploring other parts of the beautiful cape!

Lake Placid Lodge


Standing on the shores of Lake Placid with majestic views over its clear waters and beautiful landscape, the Lake Placid Lodge will help you create unforgettable memories. This is the only hotel located directed on the shores of the lake and offers rooms and beautiful cabins for your getaway. You will have access to boating, fishing, hiking and rafting, and even experiencing Olympic sites and activities. Ending your day around the lodge’s lakeside bonfires will be magical.

Ocean House Rhode Island


Ocean House… this lovely boutique hotel situated on a private beach offers the highest level of service and impeccable ocean views. Accommodations include rooms, suites and beautiful cottages. With several restaurants on property, a 12,000 square foot spa, and many resort activities, you may never want to leave. But there are lovely nearby areas to explore including Newport and its spectacular mansions.

If any of these are igniting your wanderlust for the perfect late summer or fall vacation, reach out and I’ll ensure we create a lovely getaway for you and your family. Working with Distinct Vacations in reserving at any of our preferred properties, you may have access to flexible cancellation policies and special amenities (such as a spa credit, complimentary breakfast, and room upgrades).

Click here for a previous Blog on some of my favorite US destinations by category.

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