Travelers can avoid the spring break crowds by escaping to these charming New England destinations to enjoy slow-living, stunning waterfront views and outdoor activities.
Danfords Hotel & Marina
Danfords Hotel & Marina — a newly renovated waterfront property in the heart of historic Port Jefferson on Long Island’s North Shore — is the ideal destination for a tranquil spring break with waterfront views. Guests can admire the stunning sunset over the Long Island Sound, bask in the life of slow waterfront living, and rejuvenate at the Hair, Lash + Brow Spa. Travelers will love exploring Port Jefferson, which offers live theater, Schooner tours along the picturesque Long Island Sound, wine and beer tastings, and more.
Nantucket Resort Collection
While Nantucket is well-known as a popular summer destination, spring break is the perfect time to enjoy the island without the crowds. Nantucket Resort Collection — a collection of boutique properties located in the heart of Old Nantucket Town — offers sophisticated comfort in the storied Sherburne Inn, charming pet-friendly accommodations in Regatta Inn and endearing classic design with hints of edginess in Chapman House. These quaint properties offer an oasis from which travelers can connect with the island’s beautiful nature and historic roots. Guests can grab a complimentary tote and beach towel from their room and take a short walk to relax on Nantucket’s calm, harbor-side beaches.
Mill Falls at the Lake
Mill Falls at the Lake — the timeless, all-season resort located on Lake Winnipesaukee in the quaint town of Meredith, New Hampshire — boasts an array of activities on and off the lake, miles away from rowdy spring breakers. Guests are welcome to hide away in their own private lakeside cottage on Lake Winnipesaukee, unwind at the award-winning Cascade Spa, or enjoy unparalleled dining experiences in any of the four onsite restaurants. Travelers can also head to the nearby Gunstock Mountain for scenic hiking, Hermit Woods Winery for wine tasting and live entertainment, or sail off into the sunset aboard the scenic Mount Washington Cruise for a night of breathtaking views, dinner and dancing.