Day Trips and Weekend Getaways from Boston

Boston families are blessed with tons of great options for day trips and getaways on our doorstep. In this guide to weekend trips, day trips and getaways from Boston, we help you plan your family's next big trip. 

Like hiking or skiing? We've got that, in the mountains of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine or Vermont. The beach? From Cape Cod to the coast of Maine, oceans, bays, and lakes beckon. Cultural options? Cities like Portland, Springfield and Providence and living history venues like Plimoth Plantation and Sturbridge Village are all an easy one to two hours from Boston. 


Explore a new area on a weekend trip with the kids from Boston
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