Atlantic City, New Jersey - America's northeast

America’s Northeast is full of exciting and liberating places of wonder, interest and intrigue that will appeal to most travelers heading to the United States.

America’s Northeast includes such states as New York, New Hampshire, Maine, and many more. Any visitor heading to this part of north America will be spoiled for choice when it comes to exploring the beautiful Northeast.

Here you will find world famous landmarks like the Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, and plenty of other noteworthy structures. New York City is the largest and one of the oldest cities in the Northeast, which makes it a must-see place if you’re visiting the United States. Pack your bags and start exploring these five exciting cities in the Northeast.   

America’s Beautiful Northeast – Bar Harbor, Maine

Located along Maine’s coastline, Bar Harbor is at the top of any tourism itinerary in Maine. Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population is 5,235.

Bar Harbor, Maine
Located along Maine’s coastline, Bar Harbor is at the top of any tourism itinerary in Maine, New England.

Surrounded by the famous Acadia National Park, it offers miles of adventure, hiking, biking amid picturesque mountains, lakes, a rock-bound coast, shopping, and fine dining.

Located just a mile away from the heart of Bar Harbour and the Acadia National Park, the Highbrook Motel is a very reasonable accommodation that is close to all the action in the city. It offers spacious, furnished rooms; a seasonal outdoor pool; complimentary breakfast; and much more for the average rate of $85 per night.

Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Portsmouth is a commercial port town with rich history, culture, beaches, and a generous helping of entertainment at its indie theaters, art galleries, and annual film festival.

Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Portsmouth, New Hampshire is a commercial port town with rich history, culture, beaches, and a generous helping of entertainment.

Portsmouth is a city located in Rockingham County which is in New Hampshire, in the United States. It is the only city in the county, but only the fourth-largest community, with a population of 21,233 at the 2010 census.

Hampton Beach, Market Square, Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, and American Independence Museum are some must-see attractions when visiting Portsmouth.

With its proximity to the Fort Constitution Historical Site, Historic Dockyard, and Gunwharf Quays, and  with pocket-friendly rates of about $125 per night, the Holiday Inn Portsmouth is a good place to stay. An indoor pool and bar/lounge, spa, Wi-Fi, modern rooms with kitchens, sofa beds, and LCD TVs are added perks.  

Atlantic City, New Jersey

Known as the entertainment capital of the Eastern coast, Atlantic City is the only city in New Jersey where casino-lovers can chase their luck on the tables.

Atlantic City, New Jersey
Atlantic City found additional fame in recent years, being one of the principle settings for acclaimed prohibition era drama Boardwalk Empire.’

Absecon Lighthouse, the boardwalk, Steel Pier, gourmet dining, ritzy nightclubs, scintillating concerts, and performing arts are fun ways to enjoy the city.

Stay at Resorts Casino Hotel Atlantic Club on the boardwalk – the heart of all action in Atlantic City – which is a 10-minute walk from Central Pier Arcade and Atlantic City Hall. Furthermore Atlantic City found additional fame in recent years, being one of the principle settings for acclaimed prohibition era drama Boardwalk Empire.’

Among the many amenities provided by the Oceanview hotel are an on-site casino; spa; rooms fully equipped with refrigerator, coffee maker, and LCD TV; in-room massages; and Wi-Fi. The average room rate is $100 per night.

Additionally, there are plenty of golfing, surfing, sailing, windsurfing, and parasailing opportunities nearby in Atlantic City.

Ithaca, New York

Perched on the shores of Cayuga Lake, the mountainous town of Ithaca is encircled by lush forests, thundering waterfalls, and beautiful gorges. The city of Ithaca /ˈɪθəkə/ is in New York’s Southern Tier region and is the county seat of Tompkins County.

Ithaca New York
Ithaca is home to the largest community in the Ithaca-Tompkins County metropolitan area.

The mesmerizing scenery found here at Ithaca along with the beautiful campus of Cornwell University, Cornwell Lab of Ornithology, museums, and Cascadilla Gorge Trail are what make Ithaca a popular destination.

Meadow Court Inn is located just two minutes from Cornwell University. Its well-furnished rooms are equipped with cable TV, Wi-Fi, microwave, refrigerator, and excellent facilities.

Final Thought

Wherever you head to first in America’s Northeast; with so much rich diversity and quality places to see and explore, all travelers to the region will be spoilt for choice. The shores of New England are steeped in history and tradition and present many opportunities to learn about the first settlers to this great nation.

While the cityscapes of New York and Atlantic City have their own epic stories to tell. Great memories are surely to be made during a visit to the North Eastern United States of America.

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