My New England | New & Reimagined Destinations

Start planning your New England adventure with these new and reimagined destinations.

By Yankee Magazine

May 19 2021


The Preserve offers memorable activities for all ages at its scenic 3,500-acre property in Richmond, Rhode Island.

Photo Credit : Courtesy of The Preserve
The following is advertorial content from the May/June 2021 issue of Yankee. New England is full of exciting destinations from living history to modern marvels. Start planning your next adventure with these six new and reimagined properties ranging from coastal Maine to rural Connecticut, including both brand-new builds and reinvented classics.

6 New & Reimagined New England Destinations

The Preserve offers memorable activities for all ages at its scenic 3,500-acre property in Richmond, Rhode Island.
Photo Credit : Courtesy of The Preserve

The Preserve 87 Kingstown Road| Richmond, Rhode Island

The Preserve Sporting Club, the leading four-season sporting retreat on the East Coast, celebrates the opening of the new Hilltop Lodge with luxury accommodations and residences, dining and the OH! Spa. Part of the Ocean House Management luxury hospitality collection, The Preserve offers memorable overnight stays and dining for all ages at this scenic 3,500-acre property. More than 20 recreational activities and outdoor pursuits include golf, tennis, hiking, fly fishing, swimming, clay shooting and the region’s premier shooting facility, all with expert instruction.

Rye Motor Inn 741 Ocean Boulevard | Rye, New Hampshire

Rye Motor Inn is the Seacoast’s newest micro-resort and apart-hotel. Twelve “bohemian surf”–inspired apartments are housed in a freshly renovated historic 1956 motel, directly across from the Atlantic Ocean. The inn offers guests Rye’s largest outdoor heated pool, lawn games, and barbecue grilling areas, plus a boutique swim shop on-site.

The Langsford Kennebunkport 15 Langsford Road | Kennebunkport, Maine

Located in historic Cape Porpoise with easy access to all of Kennebunkport’s attractions, The Langsford is a former guesthouse that has been completely renovated and updated for year-round luxury vacation rentals. Each of the nine units features stylish furnishings and a fully equipped chef’s kitchen, perfect for extended stays.
Built in 1894 and completely upgraded in 2021, The Claremont Hotel boasts luxurious accommodations on the coast of Maine.
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The Claremont 22 Claremont Road | Southwest Harbor, Maine

Located on the “quiet side” of Mount Desert Island in the charming coastal village of Southwest Harbor, The Claremont Hotel has been a coveted destination for tourists seeking an escape from the city since 1894. Completely upgraded in 2021, the hotel boasts stunning views of Somes Sound, spectacular on-site dining, a spa, myriad vacation experiences on the property, and luxurious accommodations for couples and families.

Hammetts Hotel 4 Commercial Wharf | Newport, Rhode Island

A new kind of hotel on Newport’s waterfront, Hammetts is a modern destination that pays homage to the working-class roots of the city and its wharves. Relax in a bright and stylish suite, meet in a flexible conference room, or explore all that Newport has to offer. This is a can’t-miss new addition to a historic and vibrant waterfront community.

Mayflower Inn & Spa 118 Woodbury Road | Washington, Connecticut

Located in the picturesque town of Washington, CT, Mayflower Inn & Spa is a timeless destination that combines modern amenities with the air of an English country retreat. With expansive gardens, holistic treatments at The Well, and culinary offerings from acclaimed chef April Bloomfield, this boutique hotel is an ideal New England escape.