Some great northeast family vacation ideas for quality time away with kids. While Lobster Ice Cream may well taste great, here are a little more in depth ideas to keep your family entertained on your trips up to the northeast states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island , New York, and Vermont.
New England has hundreds of miles of Coastline, the Appalachian mountains and the legacy of the Pilgrim culture which informs such a large part of United States history.
New England is full of family friendly vacation Ideas. If you are travelling from Boston or into Boston you may like to check out what's available there and perhaps the Freedom trail on our Boston Family vacation ideas first.
Weather wise, keep in mind if you are looking to do any whale watching that will begin in June. Summer brings ocean temperatures which are warm enough to swim in, while the fall brings out all the beautiful foliage.
Looking for some travel tips and island information for both Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket.
Credit to the Smithsonian Channel for providing this video on Vacationing on Martha's Vineyard. This video guides you through beaches and seaside cottages of Martha's Vineyard.
Boston is home of the Freedom trail, and fantastic kid friendly parks and wharf precinct. See all the family Friendly Boston ideas here.
The Pocono Mountains are abundant with family vacation attractions and things to do. There are the Ski mountains, seven state parks, hiking and fishing and over Over 150 lakes to explore. See some of the best Pocono Mountain Resorts.
Day and night skiing, tubing and snowboarding are only some of the main attractions.
As far as family entertainment in the winter the great northeast Ski resorts have it covered. There are lots of perfect slopes for kids and lots and lots of cool things for kids around the resorts.
Credit to to VisitNewHampshire for bring us this video where they discover a world of lakes, woods and the wonders of family friendly New Hampshire. Lots of New Hampshire Family Adventures Here.
New Hampshire on TripAdvisor click the family friendly reviews button for kid friendly accommodation.
America's most Easterly National Park abounds with lighthouses, forests and cool clear lakes.
See DownEast and Acadia Maine vacation ideas and accommodation reviews on TripAdvisor
Rhode Island has hundreds of miles of coastline upon which sit the Magnificent old Mansions of time past
Thanks to Julia Leinhauser for posting this video of their family road trip to Maine and Newport, Rhode Island. Thanks for also visiting Acadia National Park and Camden for us.
Thanks to Nick Gambis for taking us through this tour of New York. Some of the favoured places are union Square Farmer's Market, the Billy Johnson Playground in Central Park, Pommes Frites in the East Village, The Transit Museum in Brooklyn, the Staten Island Ferry, and the Roosevelt Island tram.
See all our New York City vacation Ideas here.