Labor Day in New England

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The beaches in New England offer something very special and different from hot southern beaches or the left coast. The charm and simple elegance of the architecture, food, and culture of the New England shore is a perfect backdrop for really digging in to a relaxing Labor Day vacation. Check out these vacation homes that highlight the best of what New England has to offer.

Some of the cozy amenities you’d expect from a New Hampshire vacation home are elegant hardwood floors and smart and sturdy classic furnishings.  Top it off with a fully screened and shaded patio area and yard perfect for grilling and dinning al fresco . This coastal colonial-style home is exactly that.

You’ll be seconds from the beach and just a few miles from downtown Portsmouth. One of the many benefits of a New England vacation is being surrounded by culture and history. Check out the historic homes that date back to Colonial America and the Revolution. Take a tour of the Moffatt-Ladd House National Historic site after you soak up your fill of surf and sun.

For the family looking to get away from the city and get back to nature, Block Island is the perfect ocean-side escape.  You’d never believe how much space there is in the country’s smallest state. This waterfront home is surrounded by conservation land, giving you plenty of privacy and a chance to reconnect with nature.

You’ll have access to a private beach and two kayaks. The ocean view balcony is a great vantage point for watching the sunrise or photographing your family on the water. Plenty of wildlife will pass through, but if you’re motivated to seek out more critters, visit the nature trails that wind through the conservation area.

If you need some modernity, town in a 10 minute bike ride away. Visit the fish market and return home to your fully loaded and updated kitchen fit for creating an ocean-front feast. The home is well equipped with the latest appliances as well as a gas grill.

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