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Escape to the Inn at Castle Hill Harbor Islands Misery Islands
 
  Escape to the Inn at Castle Hill
Enjoy the simple elegance at The Inn at Castle Hill and spend the weekend exploring the 2,100-acre Crane Estate in Ipswich
Cost: From $140 per
night
Duration: Weekend/
Overnight
Harbor Islands

The best kept secret of the US National Parks – enjoy a castaway experience 30 minutes from downtown Boston . . . by boat!

Cost: $10 per
person
Duration: Half-day/
full day
  Misery Islands

Two small rugged islands with great beaches and fewer visitors than the Boston Harbor Islands. No house, no power, no water . . . castaway atmosphere guaranteed!

Cost: $12 per
person
Duration: Half-day/
full day
       
  Case Estates Crane Beach, The Sand Dunes Nahant
 
Case Estates

Sit on the grass, watch birds, listen to nature's sound, dream, feel relaxed

Cost: Free
Duration: A few
hours
  Crowninshield Island

In one of the most beautiful settings on the North Shore, access the island at low tide and enjoy this reservation to meditate or gaze at the ocean

Cost: $1-3 per
person
Duration: Half-day
Nahant - East Point

Sit on a bench with the ocean on three sides and rocky cliffs below your feet

Cost: Free
Duration: A few
hours
       
  Picnic at Larz Anderson Park Relaxing at the Pierce House in Lincoln
 
Coolidge Reservation

A large green that gently slopes down to the shoreline, with a magnificent view of the Atlantic… Watch seals, play frisbee, sleep in the sun. . . . The choice is yours!

Cost: Free
Duration: Half-day/
full day
Picnic at Larz Anderson park

Soak up the sun and fly your kite above the skyline of Boston

Cost: Free
Duration: Half-day/
full day
  Relaxing at the Pierce House in Lincoln

A quiet park in a preserved environment to get away from the city

Cost: Free
Duration: A few
hours
       
  Make the best of winter and retreat for a weekend in the Berkshires    
 
Make the best of winter and retreat for a weekend in the Berkshires

Stay at The Guest House at Field Farm, a modernist bed & breakfast retreat in Williamstown, and explore miles of trails in the shadow of Mount Greylock

Cost: Rooms from
$150/night
Duration: Weekend/
Overnight
   
 

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