In the summertime, the shores of New England are bustling with pristine sailboats and families wearing seersucker and Nantucket reds. Quaint, whitewashed seafood shacks are the places to be and be seen, and the only pressing decisions to be made include whether to play tennis before or after a midday snooze on the sand.
Life on the beach is gooood, but figuring out where to stay is always a hassle. Below, my top picks for intimate, beautifully decorated bed and breakfasts in three of New England’s most bustling resort towns. Grab a boat and tote (monogramming optional), hop in your Wrangler, and get ready for some relaxation.
With 11 uniquely decorated rooms, The Chapman House on Nantucket is a convenient walk from the ferry terminal and just a two-minute walk from the Juice Bar. A restful stay at a beautiful B&B that’s near an ice cream store featuring fresh, warm waffle cones? Now that’s my kind of vacation. For more information, click here.