5 Best Spring Getaways
5 Best Spring Getaways you can drive to- in your 2018 Honda CR-V
Nothing is more refreshing than taking a nice weekend getaway in the Spring – temperatures are slowly rising, flowers are blossoming, and people are coming out of hibernation after spending the cold winter months indoors. Grab the kids, pack your 2018 Honda CR-V and get outside, New England offers so much to see and do in the spring months.
Ready to plan your spring getaway? Check out our top list first.
Shelburne Falls, MA –
Historic village located on the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains in western Massachusetts. Home of the World Famous Bridge of Flowers – open every day from April until the end of October. A former trolley bridge that offers 400 feet of more than 500 varieties of flowers, shrubs and vines, as well as a scenic view of Shelburne Falls. What better time to visit than in the Spring when they all start to blossom. So much to see and do including the Glacial Potholes, Deerfield River, Mohawk Trail — www.shelburnefalls.com.
Newport, RI –
Get ready for a ‘bloomin’ fun time in Newport! Celebrate the annual blooming of daffodils at more than 20 events throughout the city of Newport, including a parade, garden tours, and classic car show. The event runs from April 14th – 22nd, and best of all NO METERED Parking! Visit newportdaffydays.com to learn more about specific events, dates, and times. There are so many things to do in Newport, including shopping, performing arts, outdoor dining, and of course the guided (and self-guided) tours of the mansions.
Putnam, CT –
Nestled in the Northeast corner of Connecticut the town of Putnam has gone from a near ghost town to one of New England’s premier antiques shopping center. Putnam is surrounded by some of the most scenic towns in New England and the 1 hr and 16 min drive from Raynham to Putnam provides a great opportunity see some wonderful views. Hunt for antiques, grab lunch, unwind and enjoy the small town feel after a long week.
Spring in New Hampshire is all about Maple Sugar. The maple sugaring season usually lasts about six weeks from mid-February to mid-April and has been a sweet tradition for centuries in New Hampshire. The state celebrates every year with more than 60 sugarhouses in NH open their doors to show visitors the maple-sugaring process. Visit www.visitnh.gov to plan your maple getaway.
Portland, ME –
Greater Portland Maine has many things to offer “must see and do” when visiting. TripAdvisor has actually named Portland as one of the Top 10 Destinations based on positive feedback. Lighthouses and lobsters, trolleys and ferrys, natural landscapes and outdoor activities, there’s something for everyone in the family to enjoy. Portland is known for its craft beer and locally-made spirits so don’t forget to enjoy a cold beverage. Visit www.visitportland.com to plan your visit.
Ready, Set, Spring Getaways!
The 2018 Honda CR-V makes a great spring getaway companion, offering a lot of passenger and cargo space into a small package. The CR-V has generous rear seat legroom, excellent fuel economy, and good reliability. The 2018 is great for hauling families, couples, individuals, and/or mans’s best friend.
Silko Honda has a great selection of Honda models for you to choose from today, so visit our dealership at 1580 New State Highway in Raynham, MA. If you’d like to learn more about our current specials, you can contact us at 508-880-5500.