NORTHEAST USA TRAVEL GUIDE

Northeast USA is a region that moves from with world-class bustling cities to charming small towns and rural lifestyle.

As it's the region where America found its independence and where you'll discover rich cultural and historical experiences.

Northeast USA includes the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington DC.

Scroll below to find some of our highlights and favorite experiences so far in the northeast USA including big cities, small towns, and historical experiences. (We still have so much more to cover!)

NORTHEAST USA CITIES

Boston Public Gardens

17 Legendary Things to do in Boston MA with Kids

There is an incredible amount of interesting, historical, and fun things to do in Boston MA with kids (and without kids). And Boston is definitely […]

Walk the Brooklyn Bridge - one of the best things to do in NYC with kids

15 Exciting Things to Do in NYC with Kids (or without kids)

Planning a trip to the USA and a trip to NYC with kids? I’m here to help. Deciding what to do in New York City […]

Abraham Lincoln Memorial - Washington DC

How to spend 48 Hours in Washington DC (best things to see and do)

Our trip to visit Washington DC came as a complete surprise. I don’t think you could get a bigger detour from our road trip around […]

what to do in Pittsburgh

What to Do in Pittsburgh, PA From A Local

Looking for travel tips on what to do in Pittsburgh? As part of our City Guides series, we interviewed Jeremy and Angie who have been living […]

NEW ENGLAND CHARM

Bar Harbor, Maine

Things to do in New England – 10 Small Towns Not to Miss!

New England is in the northeast of the United States and includes Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. Most people only think of […]

Travel tips for a road trip with kids

7 Helpful Tips for a New England Road Trip in the Fall

If you’ve been following us for a while, you’ll know we love road trips. And a New England road trip in the fall has always […]

Menmosha

8 Things to do in Martha’s Vineyard with kids! (Relaxing beach retreat)

Martha’s Vineyard is a relaxing coastal vacation for families. Check out the things to do on this Cape Cod island, MA

Sunset Rock, Vermont

6 Beautiful Places to Visit in Vermont, New England

It was a dream of ours to visit New England on a fall road trip. When we previously lived in North Carolina we never made […]

Things to do in Manchester VT for a Relaxing and Fun Fall Road Trip

Planning a visit to New England in the Fall? Here are things to do in Manchester in the Green Mountains of Vermont with kids!


We followed your NYC guide, then trained it to DC, saw the sights there we then drove to Gettysburg. That is definitely worth visiting, then we drove to Lake George NY state and then onto Burlington Vermont which is beautiful.
Your posts are so helpful, and it’s good to hear it from Aussies and people travelling with children.

Andrew

NORTHEAST TOURS AND ATTRACTIONS

53 Free & Cheap Things to Do in Washington D.C.

The President may live here alongside many diplomats and bureaucrats in their fancy motorcades, but that doesn’t mean you need a champagne budget to visit […]

FEATURED VIDEO: New England in the Fall

We take a road trip through New Hampshire in the Fall and explore the famous Kancamagus Highway!

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Travel has been the focus of our life since 1997 - intentionally.

We don't plan on stopping that. We now have a base in Raleigh, NC - after being granted a Green Card for our extraordinary ability in the art of travel blogging.

We will continue to explore more of the US but also intend on traveling further abroad - Europe, South East Asia and Central and South America.

We can't wait to share more of our favorites as we experience them.

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ALL NORTHEAST USA ARTICLES

Sightseeing New York City Sightseeing pass

New York Accommodation: 36 Best Hotels in NYC for 2020 (from Budget to Luxury)

By Craig Makepeace | November 25, 2019

The best New York City accommodation from budget to luxury, from hotels to apartments. I’ve done the research for you to save you time figuring out where to stay in New York!

3 day NYC itinerary

3 Day NYC Itinerary to Experience Popular New York Attractions

By Caroline Makepeace | October 15, 2018

Things to do in NYC in 3 days. Do you want to see the best New York attractions like the Statue of Liberty, CEntral Park, Top of the Rick and Empire State building? We make it easy for you with this three day itinerary that helps you save time and money on your NYC trip

Battle of Gettysburg

10 Things to do in Gettysburg PA

By Caroline Makepeace | September 30, 2018

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania is not a destination that was on my USA bucket list. I definitely knew there were interesting things to do in Gettysburg PA, but my outdoor adventure mind is more pointed towards hikes, […]

Boston Public Gardens

17 Legendary Things to do in Boston MA with Kids

By Caroline Makepeace | September 25, 2018

There is an incredible amount of interesting, historical, and fun things to do in Boston MA with kids (and without kids). And Boston is definitely a city of firsts and superlatives! On the list of […]

goat yoga ZiegenVine Homestead

Goat Yoga: How to Have A Joyful Experience in the Finger Lakes NY

By Caroline Makepeace | September 23, 2018

Fun things to do in the Finger Lakes, NY: Goat yoga! It’s joyful, fun and definitely playful. Plus you get gorgeous views over the pretty farmland. Click to read more

Statue of Liberty

Reflecting on Freedom and How to Visit Statue of Liberty

By Caroline Makepeace | July 31, 2018

Liberty is something that has been a theme of our USA travels lately. It’s not something I had consciously planned. But when you let go of the need to plan and control so much of […]

Harvard University campus tour in Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Harvard University Tour showcases possibilities

By Caroline Makepeace | July 28, 2018

I don’t see my role as a parent to push my children down certain paths, like going to Harvard University or any college. My role is more to open up doors of possibility and help […]

Menmosha

8 Things to do in Martha’s Vineyard with kids! (Relaxing beach retreat)

By Caroline Makepeace | July 27, 2018

Martha’s Vineyard is a relaxing coastal vacation for families. Check out the things to do on this Cape Cod island, MA

Boston Freedom Trail Tour

Walking the Historic and Hilarious Boston Freedom Trail Tour

By Caroline Makepeace | July 17, 2018

I wasn’t expecting to be laughing on the Boston Freedom Trail tour, which was recommended to us as one of the best things to do in Boston. I knew it would be inspiring and informative […]

Watching the Boston Red Sox play at Fenway Park

U.S. Culture at its Best: Watching a Boston Red Sox baseball game at Fenway Park

By Caroline Makepeace | July 10, 2018

Is a Boston Red Sox baseball game at Fenway Park on your bucket list? I’ve always been a bit ho hum about baseball. I think I may have fallen asleep at a game once, and […]

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