As the peak season for New England travelers is underway, hotels throughout the East Coast are embracing the summer sunshine with exciting new programming, packages, and special offers for guests.
Pet Perks and New Rooms on Nantucket
Nantucket Resort Collection welcomes the fourth property, The Sherburne Inn, to its collection of luxury boutique hotels set in the heart of Old Town Nantucket. The storied 8-room bed and breakfast, dating back to 1835, has been reimagined by Boston-based interior designer Carol Friedman with Schumacher Pineapple Sky wallpaper in the foyer, Pierre Frey blue wallpaper enveloping the hall, and historically accurate Circa lighting.
Furry friends are welcomed at all four inns with Nantucket Resort Collection’s new “Friends of Stella” pet membership program, brought to guests by the property’s very own Guest Relations Pup, Stella Delores. The membership includes exclusive pet perks, guides, amenities, assistance with restaurant reservations at dog-friendly venues, one complimentary walk per day (by request!), a discount at a local dog spa, and complimentary access to the hotel’s upcoming themed Yappy Hour events. A portion of the membership fee will benefit NiSHA, the Nantucket Island Safe Harbor for Animals.
Exciting Events on Block Island
Champlin’s Marina & Resort – an iconic 42-room resort style property with one of New England’s largest marinas – welcomes all kinds of celebrations this season with new event spaces. Customizable packages and five dedicated venues, all with stunning views of Great Salt Pond, allow guests to host their milestone parties and major events at the nine-acre Block Island Resort. The resort itself will host a number of exciting events this summer, including Astral Tequila’s Full Moon Party on July 13 and Christmas in July on July 23 featuring Champlin’s annual lighted boat contest. Also new this season is Champlin’s Choice, which offers unlimited access to bicycle rentals (single and tandem), kayaks, paddle boards, and peddle boats for just $25 per person per day.
Return to Summer Camp on Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire
Mill Falls at the Lake, a timeless, all-season resort located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith, New Hampshire, is inviting adults to embrace their inner child with the “Return to Summer Camp” package. The lakefront resort, comprised of four unique hotels and inns, provides the perfect summer camp backdrop, and the package offers classic camp activities including campfires with smores, kayaking, boat rides, hiking, biking, and arts & crafts. Guests can enjoy a full summer camp experience without ever leaving the grounds as Mill Falls also offers five distinct dining venues. The cozy Adirondack Camp features a menu full of nostalgic favorites, including the restaurant’s signature Camp crackers, pot roast, and apple fried chicken.
For the ultimate wellness experience with unparalleled lake views, the resort’s award-winning Cascade Spa will open a rooftop spa this summer. Guests will enjoy massages, rejuvenating body treatments, therapeutic foot soaks, and more while taking in the stunning natural surroundings.
Bike Around Charming Narragansett, Rhode Island
The Shore House — a historic, boutique inn situated directly on the beach in Narragansett, Rhode Island — debuted last season following a complete renovation of its 31-rooms and a beautiful new lobby and the addition of Sea Craft, a sophisticated beachside restaurant overlooking the sparkling blue sea. Guests can explore Narragansett like a local with the Shore House Cruisers by Priority Bicycles, custom designed for the perfect beach vacation. The Shore House and Priority Bicycles will collaborate on a special on-property activation in August, offering guests the opportunity to win exclusive giveaways.
Experience the Cape like a local at Fully Renovated Prince of Whales Cottages in Truro, Mass.
Just in time for the 2022 vacation season, the owner of several Outer Cape Cod lodging venues, The Lexvest Group, has completed dramatic renovations of its newly acquired Prince of Whales Cottages in North Truro, Mass. Reservations are now being accepted. The fully renovated and beautifully rustic cottages, near the Cape Cod National Seashore, are purposefully designed for comfortable and affordable stays – offering guests cottage rentals for stays as short as three nights. These quaint cottages offer a variety of sizes and options to accommodate two to four guests in one-bed studios and two-bedroom units. Located on Shore Road in North Truro, steps from North Truro Village which includes Salty Market, Captains Choice, and Chequesset Chocolate and Cold Storage Beach, guests staying at Prince of Whales are footsteps away from critically acclaimed Terra Luna Restaurant (located on premises) and the Provincetown/ North Truro Shuttle to bring them to and from Provincetown.Other nearby offerings include the excitement of Provincetown, its art galleries, shopping, eateries, golf, tennis, water sports, and fun night life. Many visitors are lucky enough to spot whales from the beach, but most choose to get up close and personal on one of the whale-watching expeditions that depart daily from P’town.
Prince of Whales Cottages is located at 104 Shore Road, North Truro. For information and reservations, call 781-879-3183 or email GM@PrinceOfWhalesTruro.com. Visit them online at www.PrinceOfWhalesTruro.com
The Nantucket Hotel + Resort
Celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, The Nantucket Hotel + Resort is a place defined by new and old traditions alike that guests can experience at the only year-round hotel in the area. Visitors have the option to check into one of their cozy hotel rooms, suites or cottages that combine the comfort of a bed and breakfast with the style of a luxury resort. A variety of amenities exist on the property to create an unforgettable seaside adventure for the whole family including two outdoor heated pools, a Kids’ Club Day Program, a brand-new fitness and spa facility and antique fire truck rides around Nantucket. Guests can also dine on New England coastal cuisine throughout the day at the hotel’s restaurant Breeze. No matter what time of year they visit, there’s always a way to get involved and feel like a local whether it’s the daffodil bloom in April, meeting #1 bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand or spending the holidays on the island.
Winnetu Oceanside Resort
Winnetu Oceanside Resort is the only hotel at South Beach in Edgartown, Massachusetts, and it’s the perfect family getaway tucked away in Martha’s Vineyard. The resort inspires every guest to be in touch with their inner kid whether they’re swimming in one of their outdoor heated pools, playing a round of tennis at the resort’s tennis courts or stretching on the front lawn during an outdoor yoga class. Families can come together and join the fun as a group through their complimentary family activities including access to South Beach or making s’mores at their fire pits. Guests can enjoy every meal along the water be it breakfast and dinner at The Dunes or lunch at Poolside Grill. Once their fun is through, they can step inside their studio rooms or townhouses so they can make Martha’s Vineyard their home away from home.