The Boston Pops, a huge fireworks show, and all that history make Boston one of the best places to celebrate the Fourth of July. But to get the most out of the holiday weekend in New England, consider spending part of it outdoors. Here’s five of the area’s best hikes to get you started.
Cycling New England: The Top 5 Rail Trails
New England is a haven of outdoors activities, and some of its most impressive options are the bike trails that have popped up to replace old railroad tracks. Here are our favorite rail trails for cycling throughout New England, and most can even be reached by public transportation from Boston.
3 Sea Kayaking Trips to Take in New England
Fortunately for an avid paddler like Ryan, New England has plenty of great options for kayaking. Here are three of his favorite spots, plus tips for planning your own trips.
Hiking Away from the Crowds: Maine’s Cutler Coast
It’s certainly not the best-known destination in New England, but Cutler Coast in Maine is one of Ryan’s favorite places to hike – and to get away from it all.