New England Boating

New England BoatingNew England BoatingFollow us North this summer to explore the waters in New England! Even though boating season may be limited due to frigid winter temperatures, it’s an incredible place to be during the summer time.

Our newest blogging series is dedicated to finding  boating hotspots in New England suitable for both beginner and novice boating families. This week we’ll be touring Martha’s Vineyard, Norwalk, and Lake George. Remember to keep an eye out, you’re likely to see an EdgeWater or two, or three!

Where are your favorite New England boating spots? Share them with us in our comments section or on our EdgeWater Boat’s Facebook page!

Martha’s Vineyard

Did you know that Martha’s Vineyard is the largest island in New England? It’s also the perfect family vacation spot! There are several historical lighthouses to explore in Martha’s Vineyard, including the Gay Head, Edgartown and East Chop lighthouses which are all open to the public. Take a break from swimming, snorkeling and tubing to explore the islands quaint restaurants and shops.

Norwalk, Connecticut

If you’re on the hunt for oysters, then you have come to the right spot. At one time Norwalk was the state’s major oyster producer due to its miles and miles of natural oyster beds nestled along the coast. The annual Norwalk Oyster Festival is an event you do not want to miss! It takes place each Labor Day.

Lake George, New York

Thomas Jefferson called Lake George the most beautiful body of water he had ever seen, and not much has changed since he was on the lake in 1791. It’s so serene that it’s hard to believe the hustle and bustle of New York CIty is only 3 hours away. Lake George was created by glaciers and continues to be fed by underground springs. The water is clear and perfect for water skiing, tubing, wakeboarding and other family favorite water sports. There are also several areas to dock and enjoy a picnic at lunchtime.