New England Beaches Have it All!

Plan a New England vacation and visit the best beaches in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts! Coastal New England is known for its spectacular rocky beaches, inlets and harbors with soft, warm sands... and the unforgettable hospitality found only in these sea towns on the northeastern corner of the U.S.

Picture sail boats and fishing ships, rocky shores and spectacular lighthouses... and some of the worlds most beautiful beaches. What you'll find common among New England beaches are the nooks and crannies to explore, quaint shops are around every corner, with fantastic places to eat.

Many New England hotels and lodging establishments are independently owned, meaning you'll find some of most well-run and comfortable places to stay during your travels.

Find and Plan Your New England Beach Getaway

Nauset Beach on the New England coast

Nauset Beach

After a day of kayaking, fishing, sightseeing and shopping, feast on lobster caught fresh that day.

Tour the best beach towns and seaports New England has to offer - some are world famous, others are spectacular gems just waiting to be discovered by you!

Maine Beaches

Bar Harbor, Maine is an enchanting seaport village on the east side of Mount Desert Island, Maine. Thousands of visitors plan New England vacations here every year to enjoy the breathtaking scenery of Acadia National Park and legendary Bar Harbor seafood. Recreation possibilities are endless - fishing, rock climbing, sailing, hiking, kayaking, biking, golfing, plus famous Bar Harbor cruises and boat tours.

Wells Beach, Maine - Known as "The Friendliest Town in Maine," Wells Beach is a picture-perfect beach town at the center of Maine's southern coastal resort area. Fishing, swimming, kayaking, golfing, antiquing, and great food are all part of the charm of this wonderful beach. Getting around is super easy with the area's handy trolley system.

York Beach, Maine is a coastal town full of life and a flavor found only in New England. There's a huge amusement park and zoo complex just a block from the beach, a fantastic old-time carousel still goes 'round, and everywhere you turn are great places to eat. York Beach is a great alternative to the crowded, trendier beaches.

New Hampshire Beaches

Hampton Beach, New Hampshire is a lively all-around family beach free to the public. Where else along the New England coast can you find concerts and fireworks all summer long? Enjoy the waves, walk along the mile-long boardwalk, visit the famous Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom, take a cruise, charter a deep sea fishing trips - there's much to do!

Massachusetts Beaches

Cape Cod vacations - From the Upper Cape to the Lower Cape, to the Islands of Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard ... no other New England vacations come close to Cape Cod! Some of the best beaches in the country are here - over 100 beaches to choose from. Vacations on Cape Cod are packed with fun - from whale watching cruises to deep sea fishing. Enjoy fabulous seafood at five-star restaurants, go to a clambake, or peddle over miles of paved bike trails exploding with scenery you'll never see anywhere else.