Romantic and Scenic New England Travel Destinations

Two scenic and romantic travel destinations in New England. The White Mountains and Nantucket Island.

New England (Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Maine, Rhode Island and Vermont) is full of scenic and romantic travel destinations. Couples looking to get away to the great outdoors with a bit of style can find several popular spots in the New England states. Ranging from luxurious to rustic, there is a scenic and romantic New England destination for every pair of traveling love birds.

Nantucket Island, Massachusetts

One of the greatest scenic destinations in Massachusetts, Nantucket Island is a popular tourist island with incredible views and a fantastic small town feel. Couples who enjoy the ocean will fall in love with Nantucket. While tourism to Nantucket is generally seasonal, travelers who don't mind a cold wind or a bit of snow will find a quieter, more private atmosphere once the spring and summer crowds start to ebb. 

For an inspiring day trip, couples should venture out to the Great Point Light lighthouse. Daily ecological and historical tours are held by experts May through October or travelers can take an appropriate off-road or all-terrain vehicle to the lighthouse. The story of Great Point Light's destruction and rebirth is a moment of triumph that many long term couples can relate to. Overall, a fulfilling landmark to visit while in Nantucket. For more information on Great Point Light visit the official website

White Mountains, New Hampshire

 Panoramic mountain views and a touch of rustic elegance make the White Mountains in New Hampshire a wondrous destination for traveling lovers. An exciting place for couples who enjoy exhilarating outdoor activities can find plenty to do in the White Mountains. Hiking, biking and rafting tours can be booked with several touring companies and more experienced outdoor-adventurers can grab a trail map and set out on their own. 

 One of the best places to rest and relax after a full day of Mother Nature is the Carter Notch Inn, located in the White Mountains of Jackson, New Hampshire. As a top-rated bed and breakfast type lodging, the Carter Notch Inn welcomes guests with cozy homelike comforts and a colonial New England atmosphere. Surrounded by trees, water and the mountains, the Carter Notch is the height of scenic, romantic lodgings in the White Mountains.

These are just two of the scenic and romantic travel destinations in the New England region. As rich with amazing natural experiences as it is with early American history, New England is the ideal area for couples looking to escape into great outdoors. From the coastal wonders of Nantucket to the rustic vistas of the White Mountains, loving wanderers can find the perfect romantic getaway in scenic New England.

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Posted on Nov 14, 2011