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Road trip destinations near Boston

If adventure has been calling your name, now’s the perfect time to get away for National Travel and Tourism Week. Gas up the car and take a road trip to one of these four destinations.

Acadia National Park from the Beehive Loop.

City Editor Jess’ view from the Beehive Loop in Acadia National Park.

Photo by BOStoday team

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Itching to take a road trip? Good news — It’s National Travel and Tourism Week. Take this as your sign to go ahead and plan a getaway.

If you need some inspiration, look no further — check out these four destinations.

For the quick trip: Gloucester

From beautiful beaches to scrumptious seafood, this Cape Ann city offers a little bit of everything — making it the perfect destination to welcome summer.

For the adventure seeker: Acadia National Park

With more than 20 mountains, 64 miles of coastline, and over 1,100 plant species to discover, this National Park is an adventure + nature lovers paradise. City Editor Jess recommends taking on the Beehive Loop.

For the foodie: Portland, ME

This destination is a quick two-hour trip from Boston + potato donuts, lobster rolls, and award-winning pasta awaits.

For the international trip: Montreal, Canada

Fancy a trip over the border, eh? Jump in your car for a ~5.5-hour road trip to the largest city in the Quebec province. Experience the historic Old Port, eat poutine, and visit Mount Royal Park.

Pro tip: If you are looking to take to the skies, check out our guide to Logan Airport before your flight takes off.

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