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New England Summer Vacation

Updated on July 3, 2011

There are plenty of excellent summer destinations in the states of New England. With magnificent scenery, beautiful beaches, interesting attractions and great national parks, it certainly is a summer paradise. The best New England summer vacation adventures can be experienced in the following attractions:

· York's Wild Kingdom in Maine – Considered as the largest zoo and amusement park, it offers a variety of recreational activities. It features thrilling rides, picnic grounds, , mini golf course and numerous educational programs.

· Rhode Island South County beaches – branded as the “OceanState”, it features 411 miles of unspoiled shorelines along with wonderful beaches. Stop by one of the south county beaches and take a relaxing day at the area.

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Image by PhillipC

· New England Aquarium in Boston – Indulge in a great ocean exploration as you observe different varieties of marine life right the Giant Ocean Tank. Take the opportunity to view special exhibitions of insects, sea monsters, penguins and others.

· White Mountain of New Hampshire – This magnificent place provides loads of engaging summer activities. Slide down the Alpine Slides, ride the Canon aerial tramway or go for a self-guided tour at Flume Gorge.

· New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park in Massachusetts – Learn the colorful past of this historical landmark and get the chance to see the largest whaling museum.

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Image by David Paul Ohmer

· Mystic Seaport/Aquarium in Connecticut – Take on a unique ocean adventure and get up close with different marine life forms. Watch animal live shows, interact with penguins, see a beluga whale or meet and greet different water animals.

These amazing places will definitely provide visitors with wonderful memories and meaningful experiences. Indeed, New England summer vacation destinations offer the best kind of summer adventures.

Cape Ann, Mass. Vacation Rental

Great views from this three story house, full of light! Large yard on quiet cul- de- sac. Walking distance from boat yards and the quaint, North Shore town of Essex.

3br - Cape Ann hill top house with decks, views

New England Vacations - Your Comments

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    James A Watkins 8 years ago from Chicago

    Sounds like a neat place to visit. I have never been up there. I want to go. Thanks for the info.

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    Alex ONeill 8 years ago from Sweden (But I'm from Colorado)

    Countries with lots of moisture in the winter have some incredibly green summers.

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    agrande 8 years ago from Oregon, USA

    A New England Summer vacation sounds like fun. I have heard the colors on the trees in the fall are also well worth the trip.