3 Summer Stops

on the Massachusetts Coast

Explore the Shores Beyond Boston

A guide to Massachusetts beaches


Explore the Shores Beyond Boston

By InMotion
June 28, 2018

Boston’s Logan Airport is your gateway to some of the most beautiful beaches of the Northeast. Enjoy the sand, take a bite of fresh local seafood, and explore the historic lighthouses. So don’t get stuck just wandering the streets of Boston, extend your business trip into a long weekend and explore three of the most famous coastal haunts of Massachusetts.

Cape Cod

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Cape Cod is arguably the most famous spot on the Massachusetts coast. This hook-shaped peninsula offers sandy beaches, 14 different lighthouses, and the pilgrim monument.  While you’re walking across the sandy shore with your JLAB Epic Executive ANC Earbuds in ear, you can look for each lighthouse on your way to the Pilgrim Monument. The Pilgrim Monument is the largest all-granite standing structure in the country. Standing at 252 feet this monument is truly a sight to behold.

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The JLAB Epic Executive ANC Earbuds are wireless Bluetooth headphones built to last. These Bluetooth headphones tout an impressive 11 hours of audio playback and 50 hours of active noise canceling playtime.  These earbuds also come with eight different ear tips so any ear will fit in these headphones, including the standard ear tips (L, M, S, XS), a set of triple flange eartips, a set of cloud foam ear tips and 2 cush fins all conveniently packed in a sturdy travel case. In addition to all these accessories, these earbuds also feature an aux cord adaptor so you can use these without Bluetooth. While you’re running down the rocky beaches of Cape Cod you won’t have to worry about this bluetooth headphones coming out with their study ear hooks to keep the earphones in your ears and not the sand.

Nantucket Island

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Nantucket island was purchased in 1659, by Thomas Mayhew with the sum of thirty pounds and 2 beaver hats. Conveniently located 26 miles from Cape Cod, Nantucket combines the 2 small islands of Tuckernuck and Muskeget. This small town is only 50 square miles but has 82 miles of beach to explore. Check out Great Point Lighthouse, it’s the perfect place to see some beautiful sights and smell the sea salt air. If you’re looking for something a little different to do check out Whaling museum. This museum features some interesting history of Nantucket and a 46 feet whale skeleton! With its proximity to the gulf stream during the summer, the island is 10 degrees cooler compared to the mainland so you’ll be comfortable enough to sit on the beach and listen to your favorite songs through the Bose SoundLink Micro Bluetooth Speaker.

This Bluetooth speaker by Bose is extremely compact at only 3.9in x 3.9in x 1.4in.  This tiny speaker doesn’t skimp on sound quality. The micro Bluetooth speaker features an unmatched bass driver for a speaker of this size which will make it loud and clear enough to enjoy your music in the open air on the Nantucket beach.  Don’t worry about breaking your speaker on the beach because this waterproof speaker features a soft, rugged exterior that resists cracks, scratches, and dents.  With it’s 6 hours of playback from the rechargeable battery you won’t have to worry about not having your music on the beach. This little speaker even features a built-in speakerphone so you can take calls out loud and have easy voice access Siri or Google Assistant on your phone.     

Martha's Vineyard

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This island is just south of Cape Cod and has some of the most beautiful sights in Massachusetts. Martha’s Vineyard has a little bit of everything from so great shopping options and impressive lighthouse, you’ll be sure to find something of interest on this secluded island.  For an island of just 100 square miles, it’s quite shocking just how many things there are to do here, besides lounging on some of the prettiest beaches.  

For those who are fascinated with sharks this may be the perfect place to vacation because this is where much of Spielberg's Jaws, the classic thriller was filmed. You can check out the familiar locations of the Chappy Ferry dock, the Memorial Bridge at Joseph Sylvia State beach and the Gay Head Lighthouse in Aquinnah.

If you’re looking for some good food, you’re in luck. Martha’s Vineyard features many restaurants like the Woodland Variety and Grill, open 7 days a week this little hole in the wall features some of the best breakfast sandwiches and coffee you can find for cheap here. If you’re looking for some fresh fish you’ve come to the right place Martha’s Vineyard features 6 different seafood markets so you can take your pick.  After you’ve got the fresh fish you can and some sides at Tony’s Market, one of the most convenient grocery store with its critically acclaimed deli and their tasty take-out sandwiches and fresh salads, a selection of beers and wine, and plenty of fresh produce on Martha's Vineyard.

Are you relaxed yet from your weekend on the shore? Summer on the cape is nothing short of an American tradition. Don’t forget to spoil those left at home. Pick up any last minute gifts and gadgets to make your flight home that much more enjoyable at InMotion located in Terminal A,B,and C of Boston’s Logan International Airport.

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