Northeast Massachusetts

Northeast Massachusetts Travel Guide

Articles about Northeast Massachusetts

By Travel + Leisure Staff

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By Meredith Bethune
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By Jessica Shaw
Distance: 30 miles northeast of BostonDriving Time: 45 minutes each way The Appeal Mention to friends in Boston that you're heading to "the Cape," and they'll immediately assume you're off to Cape Cod. But there's another cape in the state; a le...

Hotels in Northeast Massachusetts

The wharf-side hotel overlooks the harbor and the full-size, rigged schooner Friendship of Salem, and it also tempts kids with its heated indoor pool.

Restaurants in Northeast Massachusetts

Find no-fuss seafood with marina views at Pickering Wharf. At this dockside grill, the New England clam chowder is made with applewood-smoked bacon.

Things to do in Northeast Massachusetts

Explore all 30 miles including the breathtaking views and uncrowded beaches of the coast along route 1A; stop in the fishing town of Gloucester (made famous in The Perfect Storm); and pursue the galleries and hike the rocky shoreline at Halibut Point State Park in Rockport.