Social Media Snapshot: Top Leisure Travel Activities Taking Place in New England

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When folks travel in the U.S., they are filling their time with the following five leisure activities, according to the U.S. Travel Association: visiting friends, visiting relatives, shopping, fine dining, and hitting the beach.

So we turned to social media to see what that looks like in New England.

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Shopping:

Sarah Shaker is a New Yorker who found these deals during a shopping spree in Boston:

Hitting the beach:

Greg Lawrance, from New York City, spent Easter on Cape Cod and snapped this pic on the beach:

Visiting relatives:

A Virginia woman traveled to New England for her uncle’s wedding:

Visiting friends:

It seems this San Francisco man traveled to Boston to celebrate a birthday with friends.

Fine dining:

Ryan from Tampa shared this photo of his dining experience in the North End.

Of course there are many more fun ways to fill your time while traveling in New England. A simple walk down the street is an adventure. Just ask Louise from Sweden, who posted this pic: