Pick a passion, any passion, and there’s a New England locale perfectly suited to it. Whether you crave award-winning local India Pale Ale (IPAs), a windswept lighthouse tour, or miles of bike trails that lead to pristine beaches, there is a batch of New England weekend getaways planned for you.
1. For Beer and Cocktail Lovers – Stowe, VT
Sample Heady Topper along with other favorites like Focal Banger and Hellbrook at the state-of-the-art visitors center that opened in July 2016. Then make your way up the hill to the Trapp Family Lodge. Best known as the family that inspired The Sound of Music, the von Trapps turned in 2015 to making Austrian-style lager, which has reaped accolades such as silver medalist at the Great International Beer Festival since its debut.