The coastal New England town of Marblehead is the perfect place to unwind and soak up nature. The town's location means that boating, fishing, and kayaking are all popular with vacationers here. Naturally, seafood in Marblehead is a must -- there's nothing better than tucking into a fresh catch with a view of the ocean. Elsewhere, the beaches are a hot spot during the summer, along with the historic colonial-era homes found around the town.
For some sun, sand, and sea head to Devereux Beach in Marblehead. This is the most popular beach and visitors can relax on the golden sand, as well as enjoy a dip in the sea. Chandler Hovey Park is a popular hangout where you'll find the Marblehead Lighthouse, which was built in 1895 and is positioned at the tip of the peninsula.
To admire homes that are almost 300 years old, check out Marblehead’s Old Town. The historic district is where you can admire the colonial homes, as well as enjoy some shopping and dining. To learn more about the history of the town, head to Marblehead Museum.
Summer is a popular to visit Marblehead, as well as the months of May and October for fewer crowds.