7 Best East Coast Getaways
In today’s blog, we are taking you to the east coast, and showing you some of the best places to travel to during the summer. Whether you’re in the mood to take a solo trip, or a family vacation we have a destination that will make everyone happy. Rubinsohn Travel has found the perfect summer getaways.
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
Rehoboth Beach is a great place for a family vacation. There are many attractions to go and see. The north boardwalk is a family paradise! The kids will never be bored because of the countless amusement rides, and carnival-style food. During the summer months, there are free concerts, and wineries (for parents). If you are looking to escape the boardwalk then visit Funland. It is a day-long carnival with rides for children of all ages. Rehoboth Beach is also known for having great shops and restaurants, such as, Penny Lane Mall. These shops are nestled in a quaint European inspired, open-air mall setting. There is a diverse selection of shops ensuring that the whole family’s shopping needs are satisfied.
Block Island, Rhode Island
Block Island is just south of mainland Rhode Island. At Rocky Beach tourists can merely relax or if you’re feeling adventurous, snorkeling and sailing is also offered. Also located on the island is Southeast lighthouse, built in 1873. This lighthouse was made a historical landmark in 1997, marking it as one of the most architecturally sophisticated lighthouses built in the 19th century.
There is also a walking festival and a music festival during the summer. Visitors can stroll through the art galleries and the wineries. Block Island also offers horseback riding.
St. Augustine, Florida
St. Augustine is the oldest city in the United States. There are two beaches to go to in St. Augustine, which are St. Augustine beach and Crescent Beach. Both beaches offer surf lessons at the Surf Station. If you are not someone who wants to ride the waves, throughout many parts of the old town there are bike rentals and trolley tours to discover all the historical sites of St. Augustine. For the history buffs, stay at the edge of St. Augustine’s historic district. Walk to the sightseeing train station and hop aboard for a bell-ringer tour.
Cape May, New Jersey
Traveling to Cape May for a vacation or just a day trip? There are plenty of fun activities that you and the rest of the family can enjoy! Just minutes away is the Wildwood boardwalk, featuring, Morey’s Pier and beachfront water parks. So, if it’s a hot day and you’re looking to cool down, this is the perfect place. During the summertime, Wildwood boardwalk has Friday night fireworks that can be seen from Cape May. This is a perfect way to end a fun filled day at the beach with your loved ones.
For parents that are looking for a night out from the kids, the dining options are plentiful. Award winning Beach Creek Oyster Bar and Grille has nightly entertainment situated on a waterfront deck under the stars.
Provincetown is at the northern tip of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The seaside town is the site of the Mayflower’s landing in 1620. Today, many visitors visit Provincetown, for the beaches and mild climate. The two most popular beaches are Herring Cove Beach and Race Point Beach where visitors can watch surfers catch a wave. After a long day at the beach, a classic “P-town” lunch spot is, Canteen. Choose from classics like lobster rolls and barbecued pulled-pork sandwiches, or innovations like cod bahn mi and shrimp sliders, Canteen has it all.
The Hamptons, New York
The beach to go to when visiting The Hamptons is Cooper Beach. Cooper Beach in Southampton embodies all things Hamptons, from the pristine quiet beaches, to celebrity sightings. For many years, this beach has been ranked one of the top 10 beaches in the country where you can sit, relax, and let all your worries get washed away. If you’re not a beach bum, there are amazing vineyards surrounds many parts of the Hamptons. One of the most popular wineries is Wolffer Estate and it is truly magical!
You may not have heard of Kennebunkport, but it is a gorgeous place to visit. There are two beaches to see when you travel. Goose Rocks beach and Arundel beach are beautiful. Goose Rocks beach is secluded, and the water is a pale turquoise blue. Arundel beach is dog friendly with rocky cliffs. Kennebunkport also offers lobster fishing, concerts in the park and a biking tour around the area.
Book with Rubinsohn Travel, and let us take you to the best east coast getaway. Call us today to discuss these seven incredible destinations, and make this summer one to remember!