Weekend Getaways

Dreaming of a quick getaway? Pack your bag for the weekend and check out our guide to the best coastal towns for eating well, having fun in the sun, or doing absolutely nothing at all.

Weekend in Duxbury, Massachusetts

With a strong emphasis on boating and the arts, Duxbury feels like Cape Cod without the crowds.

Weekend in Duxbury: About Town
Photographer: Michael Hanson

About Town

This seaside spot a half hour south of Boston is sometimes referred to as “Deluxe-bury.” You’ll spot plenty of the Yankee-preppy crowd in J.Crew and Lily Pulitzer. A picture-perfect Colonial-scape of historic ship captains’ homes, complete with hydrangeas and well-kept yards line the ocean frontage, which is zoned residential.

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20 Beautiful Beach Cottages

From polished and sophisticated to rustic and casual, browse through this roundup of beach cottages to find your favorite coastal style.

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