Beautiful Places to Visit in New England

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and in the case of New England words aren't enough to describe New England’s beautiful landscapes, charming towns, village greens, rocky coastlines, and breathtaking mountain scenery.

There are literary hundreds of beautiful places in New England that we could add on this list, but for the purpose of this post we’ll be mentioning some of the places that stand out the most in our opinion. They are as follows:

Northeast Kingdom

The Northeast Kingdom of Vermont is without a doubt, one of the most beautiful places to visit in New England, and one the tourist attractions in the northeast USA. The lovely mountain scenery, gorgeous lakes and charming little towns that dot this region will truly enchant you!
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The Northeast Kingdom region (NEK) is remarkably gorgeous and it’s an absolute paradise for outdoor enthusiasts offering plenty of hiking and biking trails, camping areas and lakes for enjoying fun water activities.

Martha’s Vineyard

Beautiful places to visit in New England don’t come as scenic and pristine as the island of Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts. Martha’s Vineyard boasts charming gingerbread cottages, pretty colonial towns, historic lighthouses and even the oldest carousel in America – Flying Horses Carousel.
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Martha’s Vineyard also home to Long Point Beach, which is one of the most beautiful beaches in the US; and Gay Head which are some of the most beautiful clay cliffs in the world.

Franconia Notch State Park

Franconia Notch State Park in New Hampshire is another of the beautiful places to visit in New England as it's located within the White Mountain national forest and just 20 minutes drive from the charming town of Franconia.
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Franconia Notch State Park is home to one of the most beautiful places in the region - the Flume Gorge – which boasts stunning waterfalls and lush foliage. Franconia Notch State Park is also one of the best spots to see the fall foliage and enjoy all year-round outdoor pursuits like hiking, biking, skiing and fishing.


The village of Rockwood in Maine has to be another of the beautiful places to visit in New England as it boasts the majestic Mt. Kineo in its backdrop, and the stunning Moosehead Lake overlooking the village.
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Rockwood is no doubt, one of the best places in the region to explore on all-terrain vehicle as Rockwood is surrounded by miles and miles of ATV trails along the forest and Moosehead Lake, which is also a popular spot for enjoy kayaking and swimming during the summer, as well as snowmobiling and ice fishing in the winter months.

Litchfield County

Litchfield County in Connecticut is another of the beautiful places to visit in New England as it boasts picture-postcard landscapes and envious country life!

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Rolling hills, covered bridges, charming towns, and pristine woodlands are words that accurately describe this part of Connecticut’s beautiful countryside where you can enjoy some of the best scenic drives in the US.

Upper Valley

The Upper Valley spans the Vermont and New Hampshire border and it’s without a doubt one of the most beautiful places to visit in New England. In fact, if you’re looking for gorgeous summer vacation spots in New England you won’t a more scenic place to go for a vacation in the region than in the Upper Valley.

The beauty and serenity of the Upper Valley is inarguable and the opportunities for outdoor pursuits are also endless…canoeing, hiking, skiing, etc; you name it, the Upper Valley region delivers it!

The Upper Valley region is also home to some renowned museums worth passing by such as the Precision Museum in Windsor, the Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium in St. Johnsbury, and the the Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich.

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