The Northeast of America is an area that has something to suit all visitors’ preferences. Whether it is a weekend break in some of the many trendy city centers or a relaxing vacation in a calm suburb away from the hectic city life, visitors will be spoilt for choice. Below is a list of some of the best kept secret destinations if you ever happen to fancy a little trip away to this fantastic corner of the US.

New Haven

New Haven, Connecticut is a paradise for nature lovers. As well as ample hiking opportunities, you can also choose to spend a day lounging at the beach, burn off a few excess calories kayaking, or relax all by yourself with a little fishing trip. In the winter, you can even go skiing. You also have the choice between plenty of different hotel types, including luxury and budget hotels.


Braintree, Massachusetts is located just 10 miles south of Boston, making it perfect for a weekend trip to escape the hustle and bustle of the big city. It is a town full of history, including being birthplace to two former US Presidents, namely John Adams and John Quincy Adams. If you are on a tight budget, then Braintree offers plenty of budget hotel options.


Brooklyn is one of New York’s hippest boroughs with a huge range of cultural attractions including museums, theatres and galleries. There are also a large number of entertainment opportunities, including trendy bars and fancy restaurants. Brooklyn is home to a variety of boutique and luxury hotels, so there is something available for those who enjoy a little treat once in a while.


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Rochester, New York is a foodies’ paradise. Not only does Rochester offer a great culinary scene, including restaurants with unusual cuisines stemming from settlers from around the world who have been kind enough to bring their exotic recipes with them, but there are also plenty of wineries, breweries and distilleries that are waiting to be explored. You could even combine a hike on one of the many hiking trails with a visit to a vineyard for some well deserved wine tasting. Hotels in Rochester are cheap and plentiful, so you won’t have a problem finding the right hotel for you.

Grand Prairie

Grand Prairie, Texas is a suburb of Dallas and the perfect place for a family getaway. Whether it is a picnic on the lake at Grand Prairie’s Lake Parks, posing with celebrities at Louis Tussaud’s Palace of Wax, getting lost at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! mirror maze, or looking at some of the fun displays at the Odditorium, your whole family is bound to be in for a great time. There is also a great choice of family and budget friendly hotels in Grand Prairie too, so nothing stands in the way of your next family getaway.

As you can see, the Northeast of the United States is an area full of tempting cities and towns that are just waiting to be explored. As such, booking your well-deserved mini-break has never been so tempting.

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