Jump Into Watersports
You don’t have to be a pro to get out into these waves, but you do have to be willing to get a bit wet. Now that the ocean and air temperatures are rising, it’s the perfect time to get back into your groove on the water. Check out these locations for your next New England watersports adventure.
- Harbor View Hotel is located on the Edgartown Harbor and Atlantic Ocean making it easy to venture out to sail, swim, kayak, paddle board, surf, fish, and more. Soak in the sweet spring sunshine along the water as you challenge yourself against the elements. The hotel is right on the water so ask the concierge about your preferred watersport for easy access.
- Maine’s Cliff House offers guided kayak, paddle board, surf, and sailing tours, lessons, and rentals throughout the day. Explore the area beside an expert or choose to travel the waters at your own leisure.
Bike Along the Mountain Trails
Mountain biking is a true adrenaline adventure in New England as the mountains in the area are as exciting in the spring and summer as they are in the winter.
- The Mt. Peg system and Suicide 6 trails around Woodstock Inn and Resort allow you to ride for miles. These enduro-style rides may be challenging, but they also pose true reward in the form of stunning views. Show off your tricks in the Knox Meadow Skills Park after exploring the trails of Suicide 6. These loops and climbs range in difficulty so there is something for everyone’s comfort zone. Guided rides are also available.
- Stoweflake Mountain Resort and Spa is also a great resort with mountain biking in New England. Located within a classic mountain town, this resort has no off-season as there is so much to do year round. Stowe is home to some of the most comprehensive off-road biking trail systems in the country. They are friendly to riders of all skill sets making it so the whole family is able to enjoy this New England adventure.
Ride Into the Wild on Horseback
If you’re looking to explore the land a bit more without breaking as much of a sweat, horseback riding in New England is a great activity to do in the spring.
- Hartstone Inn and Hideaway in Camden, Maine offers an Icelandic Trail Riding Adventure Package that includes two nights of room accommodations, a night to enjoy the chef’s multi-course tasting menu, and a 90-minute introduction to Icelandic horses. You’ll be able to ride through the woods and fields on the property as well as on the on-site track which allows the horses to show off their speed and skills.
- Interlaken Inn’s Mountain Valley Farm is the perfect picturesque landscape for a ride. Located in Lakeville, Connecticut, this farm offers riding lessons, guided trail rides, and sunset/sunset rides around the area for everyone ages 12 and older.
Zoom Into Ziplining
Take to the sky for some speed with a view as you zipline through the forests of New England.
- Your itch for an adventure can be satisfied at The Mountain Club on Loon. With the Tree Top and Sky Rider tours, you can choose which experience you’re willing to take on. Opt in for a ride from the 30-foot suspension bridge or dare to zip from a 250 foot elevation for a 1600 foot long ride.
- Jackson, New Hampshire’s Christmas Farm Inn and Spa allows for an unforgettable ride down the mountain via impressive zip lines. Four nearby locations offer ziplining for the whole family and each encourages a unique experience that is sure to get your blood pumping.
About New England Inns and Resorts
New England Inns and Resorts was founded in 1907 and has been devoted to providing unforgettable experiences ever since. With over 300 hotels, inns, resorts, and more located across New England, we support exceptional hospitality with a dedication to keeping it local at every location.
It’s time to spring into the action of the season. Let us help you find your perfect place for your exciting New England trips.