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10 Best Beaches in New England | Recommendations

24 votes, 3.79 avg. rating (75% score)

The beaches that stretch along New England’s coastline beckon both locals and tourists to their sandy shores. With... Read More »

5 Beaches and a Seaside Grand Hotel

4 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Connecticut Hammonasset Beach State Park Boasting 900 acres, Hammonasset is two miles of sandy beach with mild ocean... Read More »

5 Tips for Sand Castles | Advice

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

First, find a spot just above the high-tide line, so your creation doesn’t get washed away. Shovel sand... Read More »

A Day in Kennebunk, Maine | Beaches, Lobster Rolls & Historic Architecture

Kennebunk, Maine, is the small town that molded my expectations for all small New England towns. It’s the... Read More »

Beach Access Controversy | Who Owns the Beach?

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Editor’s Note: On February 4, 2014, The Maine Supreme Judicial Court overturned a ruling that granted the public... Read More »

Beaches of New England | Photography Slide Show

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

Photographer Madeline Polss uses a Diana toy camera to capture black-and-white images of some of our favorite beaches... Read More »

Best Beaches and Sand Castle Contests

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Celebrate the sun: 10 Best Beaches in New England VIDEO with Mel Allen: Revere Beach Sand Sculpture Competition... Read More »

Cape Cod Love Letter

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

We are Cape people. Every year, for about the past 20, we’ve returned for a week to a... Read More »

Ipswich, MA: The Inn at Castle Hill

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Vacations are a time for relaxation, good food, dreamless sleep, and quiet morning walks. The Inn at Castle... Read More »

Lifetimes Unfold on Scarborough’s Sands

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

One summer, I stood on a platform in the Junior Miss department of Jordan Marsh at Rhode Island’s... Read More »

Nantucket Beach Erosion | A Disappearing Island

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

On a Friday in mid-October, Eugene Ratner takes stock of the churning sea in front of his home... Read More »

Nantucket’s Shifting Shoreline

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Around 20,000 years ago, the massive Laurentide ice sheet halted its southerly advance just past Cape Cod and,... Read More »

New Hampshire’s Ocean Beaches

2 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (72% score)

Hampton Beach Where most of the action is. Metered parking along Ocean Blvd. $1.50/hour. Route 1A, Hampton. Hampton... Read More »

Photographs of New England’s 25 Best Beach Towns

11 votes, 4.18 avg. rating (83% score)

How do you go about choosing the twenty-five best beach towns in New England? It wasn’t easy, but... Read More »

Recommendations for Best Beach Towns in New England

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

The editors of Yankee Magazine share their recommendations for the best lodging, things to do, and places to... Read More »

Sand Castles | Beach Memories

Sand Castles | Beach Memories

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

The drive to build such fleeting structures as sand castles must satisfy some ancient urge. Ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny,... Read More »

Summer in New England

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

So much to see, so little time — it’s summer in New England! Everyone wants to start at... Read More »

The 25 Best Beach Towns in New England from Yankee Magazine

29 votes, 3.79 avg. rating (75% score)

Choosing the best beach towns in a region that’s blessed with hundreds of miles of coastline and many... Read More »

The Best Beach in Each New England State

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Longnook Beach, Truro, Massachusetts I like to arrive at Longnook in the early morning, while the fog still... Read More »



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