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Road Trip: New Hampshire Outdoor Adventure

In New Hampshire, there are several adventures for the thrill-seeker in all of us — weather it be taking a mountain bike off a huge jump or gliding hundreds of feet down a zip cord.

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Two children search for shells at Katama Beach on August 1, 2010 on Martha's Vineyard. (Photo credit DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Road Trip: Martha’s Vineyard

Although it is only seven miles off the Massachusetts coastline, it feels like you are in another world.

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Road Trip: Newport, Rhode Island

Newport, Rhode Island is not only a place with fantastic beaches and award-winning restaurants; it is also a destination where you can vacation out of the ordinary.

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Cate Park

Road Trip: Wolfeboro, New Hampshire

When you drive down the winding road into town a sign proclaims you are entering “The Oldest Summer Resort in America”.

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Road Trip: Lexington And Concord

Home to the beginning of the Revolutionary War, and home to some of America’s most famous writers, if you want to see first-hand some of the places where American history was made, visit Lexington and Concord.

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Road Trip: Mystic, Connecticut

Close to where Long Island Sound meets the open ocean, Mystic is not really a town at all, but a destination.

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Road Trip: Old Orchard Beach, Maine

For over 150 years, tourists have been flocking to Old Orchard Beach along the southern Maine coast.

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Road Trip: Portland, Maine

Peppered among the typical tourist attractions are mini adventures that will make your vacation even more entertaining — and memorable.

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Road Trip: Provincetown

Anytime the weather is warm enough to be outside, Provincetown is the ideal day trip or weekend adventure.

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Road Trip: Rockport, Massachusetts

Rockport, a seaside village on Cape Ann, is a great option for a day trip or a weekend getaway.

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