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Martha's Vineyard Priciest Destination in New England, According to Survey


Martha's Vineyard, an island located south of Cape Cod in Massachusetts,
is the most expensive summer destination in New England, according to a
survey conducted by

The survey compared hotel rates for 30 popular destinations in New
England during the month of August 2018. Specifically, for each
destination the price for the cheapest available double room was
established. It should be noted that only hotels located close to the
city center/beach and rated at least 3 stars were considered for the

Visitors to Martha's Vineyard will have to spend, on average, $362 per
night for the least expensive double room. Second most expensive is
Kennebunkport, famous for its political residents and appealing southern
Maine shores, at an average of $347 per night. Chatham, Massachusetts,
located on the southern tip of Cape Cod, completes the podium at $324
per night for the most affordable room. With Provincetown, Falmouth and
Boston, another three destinations in Massachusetts made it into the Top

On the other end of the spectrum, the least expensive destination in New
England is Hartford. In the capital city of Connecticut, you should be
able to find a room for just slightly above $100 per night.

The following table ranks the 10 most expensive destinations in New
England this summer. The prices shown reflect the average rate for each
destination's cheapest available double room for the time period
spanning August 1–31, 2018.

1. Martha's Vineyard (MA) $362
2. Kennebunkport (ME) $347
Chatham (MA) $324
4. Portland (ME) $294
5. Provincetown (MA)
6. Bar Harbor (ME) $236
7. Falmouth (MA) $234
Burlington (VT) $234
9. Boston (MA) $224
10. Boothbay Harbor
(ME) $223

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