Make the most of your time in the United States – get out and explore! You don’t want to miss this.
1. Go whale watching
Set out from Nantucket, Massachusetts, like Captain Ahab and the rest of the Pequod crew, and spend an afternoon on the lookout for these majestic creatures. If you can’t get out to Nantucket, you can find whale-watching tours up and down the Massachusetts coast.
2. 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 in Boston.
3. Explore Boston
4. Eat freshly caught seafood
Chow down on the rich, delicious bounty of the Atlantic Ocean. Try lobster, crab, clams, and mussels, all fresh from the sea and grilled, fried, or stewed into some of the tastiest dishes in the United States.
5. Enjoy Newport’s historic mansions
Located in Rhode Island, these homes once belonged to America’s wealthiest, most influential families. All 11 incredible mansions offer a glimpse into some of the finest achievements in American architecture, decorative arts, and landscape design.
6. Visit Cape Cod’s lighthouses
From Chatham and Sandy Neck, to Nobska and Nauset, explore the beautiful beaconsthat line the Cape Cod, Massachusetts, shoreline.
7. Brush up on 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.
8. Savor the area’s beauty by bike
Riding bicycles is a perfect way to explore New England. You’ll see more than you can by car and cover more ground than you could on foot! Rentals are available nearly everywhere, and this selection of great bikes trails and routes from boston.com will get you rolling.
9. Visit an island
10. Go fishing
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!
Stay safe and have fun!