Hello! My mom and I will be flying into Boston in late April for 3 days 4 nights 4/23-4/26. I'm looking for a home base outside of Boston with some charm. We only plan on visiting Boston one day. We are renting a car and want to do overnight stay somewhere else, too. The other factor is after the 3 days/4 nights we will take the Amtrak train to NYC (have to figure out train station based on where we will be staying/getting rid of car)
Basically we want to see some ocean, charm and just explore the area. We are low key. I'm debating on a overnight trip to Maine or Cape Cod or even Newport, Ri but don't want to spend a million hours in the car.
Thanks in advance,