For more than 221 years, the Dorset Inn has offered traditional New England Hospitality.
New England is the starting place of American history. Experience the perfect blend of the past and modern present across its six states. Its cities have stood the test of time and rural areas look as if they have been untouched for centuries. Learn about its history in one of the many museums or enjoy the gorgeous landscapes found throughout. With the seacoast of the Atlantic Ocean readily available and gorgeous scenery inland, it is up to you to decide which is the best bed and breakfast in New England!
Things to See & Do
With the ocean on the coast and mountains inland, the variety of landscapes provide an unlimited amount of outdoor activities in New England. Hike through the hills, tube down a river, or cast a line off the coast. You can even ski the slopes in the winter! In such a historic area, you can step back into the past at many museums and historic sites. If you’re a true history buff, make sure the best bed and breakfast in New England you choose has a history of its own; many of them do! If you’re looking for some excitement, travel into one of the many bustling cities like Boston.
Where to Eat & Drink
New England is known for its seafood; local cuisine usually consists of the day’s catch expertly prepared, comfort food, and more. Clam chowder and lobster are usual favorites! If you’re staying at the best bed and breakfast in New England by the coast, we recommend going for the water view. There’s nothing like gazing out over the ocean as you enjoy a delicious meal! With all the local farms in this area, farm-to-table cuisine is popular as well. Plus, you can find every type of cuisine you could ever imagine in the cities! You never know what you’ll discover in New England — feel free to ask your innkeepers for suggestions on their favorites.
Best Time to Visit
Anyone that has fallen in love with New England will say there is no bad time to visit. The varying temperatures throughout each season will determine the best time for you to go. In the summer months, hot weather draws visitors to the coast for the beaches and water activities. Summer fairs complete with classic carnival rides, delicious fair foods, and more spring up among the small towns across the states. Fall draws visitors for perfect hiking weather and leaf peeping as the foliage turns from green to brilliant shades of red and yellow. When winter arrives, expect snow. The mountains become the perfect spot for skiing and snowboarding, ice skating rinks open, and all the states light up for the holiday season. As spring arrives, the snow melts to reveal beautiful green buds. Seasonal businesses begin to reopen, and the weather starts to be comfortable for outdoor activities. What season will you choose to stay in the best bed and breakfast in New England?
Where to Stay
You can find the best bed and breakfast in New England among our Select Registry collection. These accommodations embody the quintessential charm this area has. Whether you are looking for gorgeous architecture, historic appeal, stunning landscapes, or a coastal experience, each of these properties offers a unique way to explore the area.
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