Ideas for Family Summer Road Trips from Boston

Here’s a little inspiration for your road trip plans for the summer. Whether you want to pack up the family to visit the beach, the mountains, or the city, we’re sharing some of our favorite ideas! Share your favorite road trips in the comments!

Interested in taking a summer road trip? Here are some suggestions of family-friendly locations within driving distance of Boston.
We had such a fantastic time at Canobie Lake Park last weekend! Canobie Lake Park is an amusement park located in Salem, New Hampshire that is packed full of fun for the whole family.
When we found the Whiteface Lodge in Lake Placid, we got really excited about a family vacation that would be very different than any other family vacation we have ever been on.
It isn’t just the Obamas who like to vacation on Martha’s Vineyard. According to my Facebook feed, Martha’s Vineyard is a popular vacation spot for many less famous families too.
When we decided to go on a family vacation to the Washington DC area, I knew that I wanted to take my kids to the Gaylord National. Located in the relatively new National Harbor area, the Gaylord National is the newest resort in the collection.
Mystic Seaport will make a ship-lover out of you!
Portland, Maine has it all. A beautiful harbor feeds into the Atlantic Ocean, and cobblestone streets of the Old Port wind among funky shops and galleries. Breathtaking views of harbor islands and beautiful architecture compete for one’s attention. Outdoor adventures beckon year-round.
A perfect mid-Cape location in South Yarmouth.