Bostonians know you can get some beautiful views by driving out of the city for an hour or so. Foliage in the Boston area tends to peak around the middle of October, although it can vary depending on the amount of rain in the summer and the temperatures in early fall.More... "Fall: Foliage and apple picking"
Want to do some serious shopping? Rte. 1 in Maine, from Kittery to Freeport, is Highway to the Outlets.More... "Outlet shopping"
Rockport has always been a small North Shore fishing village. Now it's a small North Shore fishing village with lots of quaint little shoppes and galleries.
Rockport's main tourist attraction is Bearskin Neck, a small peninsula jutting into the harbor that is lined with boutiques, galleries and restaurants (many of the seafood variety, natch), all in old, weathered buildings that fit in perfectly with the small cedar-shingled homes that line nearby streets.More... "Rockport: Boutiquing by the Sea"