20 Perfect Summer Getaways

Massachusetts, Cape Cod, North Truro, Highland Golf Links, 1892, Highland Lighthouse, 1857. (Photo by: Jeff Greenberg/UIG via Getty Images)
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Nothing says summer like driving out of the city and feeling the wind rush past you. We've rounded up some of the best summer getaways from major cities around the U.S.—for a budget-friendly trip, or a splurge.

Boston: SAVE

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Where to Go: Truro, Massachusetts.

Distance from Boston: 110 miles south, almost the end of Cape Cod.

Where to Stay: Facing the beach and Cape Cod Bay, all 21 bright suites at the Crow’s Nest Resort have kitchens, fireplaces, Jacuzzi tubs, and unobstructed views of the ocean, two lighthouses, and the lights of Provincetown—just two miles away.

Room to Book: Book one of the charming cottages, which are ready-made for families or a group of friends.

Price: Doubles from $139; cottages from $349.

What to Do: Rent a bike at Gale Force Bikes in Provincetown, pick up a map, and ride five miles along scenic High Head Road to the Cape Cod Highland Lighthouse, the oldest lighthouse on the Cape. Later, stop by Mac’s Shack in Wellfleet for fresh, simply prepared dishes like fried shrimp, steamed mussels, and clam chowder.

Massachusetts, Cape Cod, North Truro, Highland Golf Links, 1892, Highland Lighthouse, 1857. (Photo by: Jeff Greenberg/UIG via Getty Images)

20 Perfect Summer Getaways

Boston: SAVE

Where to Go: Truro, Massachusetts.

Distance from Boston: 110 miles south, almost the end of Cape Cod.

Where to Stay: Facing the beach and Cape Cod Bay, all 21 bright suites at the Crow’s Nest Resort have kitchens, fireplaces, Jacuzzi tubs, and unobstructed views of the ocean, two lighthouses, and the lights of Provincetown—just two miles away.

Room to Book: Book one of the charming cottages, which are ready-made for families or a group of friends.

Price: Doubles from $139; cottages from $349.

What to Do: Rent a bike at Gale Force Bikes in Provincetown, pick up a map, and ride five miles along scenic High Head Road to the Cape Cod Highland Lighthouse, the oldest lighthouse on the Cape. Later, stop by Mac’s Shack in Wellfleet for fresh, simply prepared dishes like fried shrimp, steamed mussels, and clam chowder.

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