Visitors to New England, as well as locals, have a lot of options for New England day trips

Disclosure: We've experienced some of these New England day trips at no cost or at discounted cost. All opinions are my own.


Plymouth, MA, known as "America's Hometown", is the home of Plimoth Plantation and the Mayflower. 

Ogunquit, Maine

This coastal Maine town, located not too far from the MA and NH borders, offers shops, beaches, theater, restaurants, and more.

Mystic, CT

Mystic Connecticut, located on the coast of Connecticut, is home to Mystic Aquarium, and Mystic Seaport. 

Story Land, NH

Story Lane, located in Glen, New Hampshire in the White Mountains, is one of several theme parks that are great to visit for a day trip. 

The Newport Mansions

Located in the summer community of Newport Rhode Island, these gilded age mansions are available to tour. 

Read more about these activities in New England as well as other day trips in the area on our website.