Toting our iPads, laptops, and smartphones on vacation has become as second nature as packing socks and underwear. Nomophobia — that fear of being out of mobile phone contact — is growing, and it is becoming harder and harder to get away from it all, to truly unplug, even for kids. Digital-detox getaways allow families to tune back into their surroundings and each other.
Here are 10 destinations that fit the bill. Some are officially unplugged escapes, while others are off the grid by virtue of their isolation. --Caitlin Hurley/Globe correspondent