The Four Seasons of New England
New England has four distinct seasons, each with its own character and appeal. This unmistakable change of seasons is what endears many to this region of the United States. The beauty of our spring, summer, fall and winter make New England a true all-year-round destination for tourists.
New England in Spring
Crocuses and daffodils, lilacs and magnolias — New England reawakens in spring. A perfect time for leisurely drives to explore New England sights before the summer crowds. Learn more about spring in New England.
New England in Summer
In full swing, summer is never better. Clear blue skies, hot beaches, refreshing water — and lots of clams, lobster, and ice cream. Boating, tennis, golf, swimming — it’s all about being outdoors. Smell the beach roses and the salty air. Enjoy the many festivals and outdoor concerts. New Englanders love their summers! Learn more about summer in New England.
New England in Fall
The fall foliage color is unbelievable as the trees change from green to bright orange and yellow and the distinctive red of the sugar maple. The air is cool and crisp, and harvest fairs celebrating New England’s bounty are a fixture. Visit the mountains for spectacular panoramic views or the New England coast to see the vibrant fall foliage colors along the roadsides and against the brilliant blue of the ocean. Learn more about fall in New England.
New England Winter
Quiet sparkling snow creates magical scenes in New England town centers, mountains, and valleys. During the holidays, everything is aglow — from lighthouses to "Christmas trees" made out of lobster traps. For skiers, tubers, and boarders, New England is a winter wonderland. Winter in New England is also a great time to shop, to take in the many fascinating museums and to cozy up in our fabulous restaurants, inns and hotels. Learn more about winter in New England.