Greetings from, Maine! Properly, digital greetings 😆 We took a visit to the northeast again in September with Cliff Home Resort in Cape Neddick, ME as our anchor vacation spot! It was such a good looking and memorable trip with our then 10 month previous that we are going to always remember. So buckle up associates and let’s take a vacay!

P.S. see suggestions I’ve shared for touring with a child right here and right here.

Touring someplace quickly? We’ve got an interactive journey map sharing the place we’ve gone and the most effective issues to do there!

The place did we fly in?

We flew in to Boston Logan Worldwide Airport [which is about 1.5-2 hours from Cliff House]. If you want a more in-depth airport you can fly into Portland, ME [less than 1 hour from Cliff House].

Did we lease a automotive?

Sure! We rented a automotive and picked it up on the airport. We additionally rented a carseat from the rental automotive firm which I undoubtedly advocate for ease of touring and fewer lugging of child gear!

What was the climate like?

We went in the course of September [which is the middle of hurricane season, and unfortunately we were in the line of Hurricane Lee. Thankfully, we were all okay!]. Aside from it being wet fairly a little bit of our journey, it was stunning and within the 70s!

We stayed in Winthrop [about 15 minutes from downtown Boston] on the CUTEST little airbnb! It was an excellent value and placement.

We determined to do perform for dinner our first night time after a protracted day of touring and grabbed meals from Nick’s Place [I got a gyro bowl and it was super good and filling!].

The following morning walked to deer park for a morning stroll [and watched the airplanes take off over the bay along the way] then made our manner downtown Boston to discover! First cease was Boston Public Market [pro tip: you get 3 hours of free parking in the Parcel 7 parking garage with Public Market validation! I would take advantage of this because parking can get pricey in Boston]. I grabbed a cup of clam chowder available in the market at Crimson’s Greatest and a really yummy candy deal with at Jennifer Lee’s Allergen pleasant vegan bake store! We needed to cease in at America’s Oldest Tavern, Bell In Hand which is positioned within the coronary heart of Authorities Middle, subsequent to Faneuil Corridor Market!

My husband loves a very good faculty campus go to, so we drove by way of Boston School and Harvard. It was wet just about all day, so we stopped in at The Druid [a cozy Irish pub in Cambridge] and grabbed a pizza from Pinocchios Pizza [a Harvard staple] to take again to our Airbnb for an evening in and soccer.

Rockport, MA is a dreamy little city 40 miles north of Boston! Whether or not you need to stroll the retailers, galleries, and eating places of Bearskin Neck or benefit from the sights of bay, Rockport has a lot historical past to absorb and feels prefer it’s plucked out of a novel.

From following alongside Erin’s 8 days within the Northeast publish, we needed to cease at Roy Moore Seafood Shack. It was tremendous cute, quaint, and positioned proper within the coronary heart of Bearskin Neck. Remember to cease to see the Motif! Whereas it received’t take lengthy, it is called one of the crucial painted and photographed buildings on the planet.

After our cease in Rockport, we ventured on to Cliff Home…with one other cease alongside the way in which after all! We stopped at Nice Rhythm Brewing in Portsmouth, NH [spoiler alert, we’ll be back at Portsmouth later in our journey] for a pint [loved the Octoberfest! 🎃].

WE ARRIVED AT CLIFF HOUSE! When you don’t comply with their Instagram account I like to have a look at their posts and day dream about cozying up within the scorching tub trying over the cliffs. The views are SO stunning right here – it’s breathtaking!

After checking into our room, we ventured out and had dinner at one more lobstah [gotta say it like this] shack Foot Bridge Lobster [hi, I love good seafood]! It’s so cute and comfortable inside and the meals was A+!

The following day we soaked up the wonderful views within the Cliff Home foyer whereas sipping espresso and I might’ve simply sat there all day! We booked massages [separate times because of switching off for baby duty] and the “Seaside Sanctuary” which you can sit in earlier than and after your therapeutic massage is a little bit slice of heaven. The spa facilities within the resort total are nice.

I extremely advocate strolling alongside marginal manner. It’s 1.25 miles a technique and the views are unbelievable! After our stroll we went to Oarweed for lunch and 10/10 would recommend for a yummy lunch with nice costs and an incredible view!

Different noteworthy locations to eat: Cape Pier Chowder Home [this one is definitely more off the beaten path!], Féile Irish Pub, and the eating experiences at Cliff Home!

We stopped again in Portsmouth, NH on our manner from Maine to Boston to actually stroll and take all of it on this time. Listed here are some favs I like to recommend making an attempt if you end up on this tremendous cute and delightful city!

There’s a lot historical past surrounding Salem, MA and I needed to make the cease whereas we have been shut by! Right here’s what we did throughout our fast, however enjoyable little tour of Salem:

  • Walked Chestnut Road [often labeled the most beautiful street in America for its architecture!]
  • Walked by the Witch Home [this is one of the few structures you can visit in Salem with direct ties to the Salem witch trials of 1692].
  • Visited the Salem Widespread and Derby Waterfront
  • Final however not least, we needed to snap an image with the Bewitched statue [as shown above] 🪄 as a result of I beloved that present as a child!

Alrighty, we’re again to Boston y’all! This time we simply stayed in a resort close to the airport since we have been flying out the subsequent morning.

We needed to strive to take in the historical past of town and walked the freedom path! You are able to do guided excursions for this, however we opted to simply stroll it on our personal and browse alongside the way in which. From Paul Revere’s home, to Granary Burying Floor, to King’s Chapel, to Boston Widespread – this path has so many historic markers of the American revolution!

Whereas exploring the liberty path we stopped to seize a brilliant yummy lunch at Trattoria Il Panino in Boston’s north finish. [The portions are huge!] I additionally needed to go full vacationer and check out some cannoli’s at Mike’s Pastry [this line was LONG but it was a fun experience!]. Now, as wonderful as this meals was one of many largest shock highlights for my tastebuds was a roast beef sandwich at Billy’s Roast Beef & Seafood. It’s good to do that place!

And identical to that, we have been off [after some flight maneuvering due to weather] again to Indiana! Cheers to an excellent journey with wonderful reminiscences. When you head this manner, let me know what you really liked! xoxo Katy

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