6 Scenic New England Drives to Take for Mother’s Day

Newport is a great destination for a day out on a leisurely ride along the ocean. Located only 90 minutes southwest of Boston, Newport is much closer than you may think. You travel through quiet countryside lanes to world-famous mansions. The trail is especially great off-season, when summer traffic has disappeared to give you more quiet and room on the road. Cost: Free Duration: Full DayBike Newport Ride RoutesPictured: The Breakers mansion framed through it's ornate wrought iron fence.
The Breakers mansion in Newport, R.I. framed through its ornate wrought iron fence. –Tlumacki, John Globe Staff

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