We live in New England, we know how lucky we are. Mountains, beaches, woods, and beautiful historic cities are all within a very reasonable distance, no matter where you live. We know we live in the best place on earth, and are always happy to share that opinion. Well, here’s another reason to brag. Travel + Leisure has named 4 slands in New England in their Best of 15 list! Tally it up. 26.6% of the best of the best are in New England.
Every year, the publication asks it’s readers to express their opinions on their travel experiences in a survey, in their World’s Best Awards.In this particular category, Travel + Leisure had readers rate islands based on things like the beaches and other natural attractions, activities available, food, how friendly the people were, and the bottom line…how much bang for your buck.
The people have spoken, and named islands in Massachusetts, Maine and Rhode Island as the best. Nantucket ranked the highest coming in at #3. It was followed by Mount Desert Island in Maine, coming in at #7, Martha’s Vineyard at #8, and finally Rhode Island’s Block Island at #14. Well done, New England. Well Done.