Experience unspoiled natural beauty and historic sites on a New England tour. The region in the northeast of the USA includes the states of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island and is considered a true paradise for nature lovers. Beautiful coastlines stretch along the Atlantic Ocean. In between are dreamy fishing towns and idyllic seaside resorts. Also explore the exciting metropolis of Boston, which will enchant you with its impressive history, an exciting cultural scene and charming cafés and restaurants.
In New England, nature lovers as well as culture and history enthusiasts will get their money's worth. The region is considered the cultural and historical cradle of the USA and will also inspire you with dreamlike landscapes and countless postcard motifs - from deep blue lakes and the picturesque Atlantic coast to snow-capped mountains.
The White Mountains are a mountain range in New England. Most of it covers the state of New Hampshire and a small part covers the state of Maine. The often snow-covered mountains gave the range its name. The highest elevation is Mount Washington. Active vacationers will find numerous cross-country skiing and hiking trails in the White Mountain National Forest.
Along the coasts of New England, countless lighthouses adorn the scenic backdrop. The oldest lighthouse in the region, dating back to 1791, Portland Head Lighthouse is a lovely place to admire the sunset. A trip to the lighthouse can also be wonderfully combined with a walk along the imposing cliffs.
Rough landscapes, majestic mountains and deep blue lakes can be found in Acadia National Park in Maine. Because of its location on the Atlantic coast, there are also numerous routes along the rocky beaches that invite you to hike.
Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is one of the most famous universities in the world. Visit the Harvard campus and immerse yourself in student life at the elite university. Less
The best time to visit New England is from mid-May to mid-October. In the winter, the region has a very cold climate and there is heavy snowfall in many places. One of the most popular times to visit New England is in the autumn, known as the Indian Summer due to the colourful foliage.
A New England round trip is usually a combination of city trip and walking holiday. For walking tours of Boston, pack comfortable shoes and seasonal clothing. If you are planning a trip into nature, then hiking shoes and clothing as well as a trekking backpack and headgear belong on the packing list.
New England includes the states of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island.