Southern New England Top 10 Things To Do
Getting ready to come to the United States? Every region of the United States has something unique to offer, so get ready to explore! Here’s an insider’s guide to the best of what this region in America has to offer - a list of the Top 10 Things To Do in Southern New England.
Go Whale Watching
Set out from Nantucket, Massachusetts like Captain Ahab and the rest of the Pequod crew, and spend the afternoon on the lookout for these monsters of the deep.
Watch a Red Sox Game
Catch New England’s favorite team in America’s favorite ballpark. Gawk at the Green Monster, sign Pesky’s Pole, and shout out the chorus to “Sweet Caroline” with the rest of the Fenway Faithful.
Peruse the shops at Faneuil Hall, picnic in Boston Commons, and follow the Freedom Trail back through the history of the American Revolution.
Eat Freshly Caught Seafood
Chow down on the rich, delicious bounty of the Atlantic Ocean. Try lobster or crab, clams and mussels, all plucked fresh from the sea and grilled, fried, or stewed into some of the tastiest dishes in the U.S.
Enjoy Newport’s Historic Mansions
Located in Rhode Island, these homes once belonged to America’s wealthiest, most influential families. All eleven incredible mansions offer a glimpse into some of the finest achievements in American architecture, decorative arts, and landscape design.
Visit Cape Cod’s Lighthouses
From Chatham and Sandy Neck, to Nobska and Nauset, explore the beautiful beacons that line the Cape Cod, Massachusetts shoreline.
Brush Up on Your Maritime History
The Museum of America and the Sea in Mystic, Connecticut is famous for its collection of sailing ships, art, and artifacts from America’s nautical history.
Savor the Area’s Beauty by Bike
Riding bicycles is the perfect way to enjoy New England. You can see more than you can by car and cover more ground than you could on foot! Rentals are available nearly everywhere and there are hundreds of miles of trails to explore.
Take an Island Getaway
Experience the easy, laid back charm of island living on Martha’s Vineyard, or Nantucket, both off the Massachusetts shore, or Block Island, just off the coast of Rhode Island.
Cast your line in a river, or lake, or hop on a charter boat with your mates and head out for a deep–sea fishing adventure!