Destinations

Born To Run provides yacht charter services along the Eastern Seaboard, United States and surrounding territories. Depending on the season, we may be available more north or south. Explore some of our most popular destinations below.

New England

Newport, RI

Known as one of the yachting capitals of the world, Newport is the quintessential destination for sailors and boaters traveling the eastern coastline. With a rich culture centered around the nautical lifestyle, Newport brings together both tourists and seafarers from all over the world throughout its busy summer months. Whether you are looking to browse local boutiques, eat fresh seafood on the waterfront, or explore some of America’s most historic architecture, Newport is sure not to disappoint. Some of Newport’s top attractions include:

  • Cliff Walk - 3.5 mile coastal walking path 

  • Historic mansions from America’s Guilded Age

  • Ocean Drive - 10 mile winding road along the Classic Coast

  • World class seafood & waterfront restaurants

  • Wineries and breweries

  • Bike rentals with miles of riding paths

  • Fort Adams State Park

  • Music festivals & local summer events

Block Island, RI

 

Located just around 20 miles off the Newport coast is the popular summer destination of Block Island. Rugged coastal cliffs and miles of sandy beaches create a spectacular backdrop for both onshore and on the water activities. The island is fully equipped for lovers of outdoor activities as well as those who just want to kick back and relax. Legend has it that the island is scattered with ornamental glass orbs strategically hidden by a local glass artist. If found, you can register your orb and take it as an unforgettable souvenir! Some of Block Islands endless activities include:

  • The Greenway hiking and walking trails

  • Kayaking, paddle boarding, parasailing

  • Fishing charters for hire

  • Bike rentals for island cruising

  • Miles of sandy beaches

  • Boutique shops and galleries

  • Beach bars and restaurants 

Martha's Vineyard, MA

 

An absolute jewel of New England, Martha’s Vineyard is known for its rich history, culture, and miles of beautiful beaches. The island is located off the Southeastern coast of Massachusetts and Cape Cod and its population grows from about 16,000 residents to more than 100,000 during the summer. While the list of activities is endless, some of the popular attractions include:

  • South Beach

  • Gay Head Cliffs

  • Edgartown Lighthouse

  • Gingerbread Cottages

  • Bike rides through town and along the beaches

  • World class restaurants & seafood

  • Breweries and wineries 

Nantucket, MA

 

The charming island of Nantucket is located 30 miles south of Cape Cod. During the summer, Nantucket’s population rises drastically due to its tourists and seasonal residents. The easy going island lifestyle makes for a perfect summer get-away destination. The island offers an array of gorgeous sites and fun activities including:

  • Whaling Museum

  • Island bike tours

  • Legendary lighthouses: Great Point, Sanity Head, Brant Point

  • Cobblestone roads & historic cottages

  • Windswept beaches 

  • Upscale dining & casual bites

Provincetown, MA

Provincetown, located at the outer tip of Cape Cod, is one of Massachusetts busiest tourist destinations. As America’s oldest continuous art colony, the town is rich in galleries, museums, and artistic culture. The festive events taking place throughout the summer months make Provincetown a unique and inclusive destination for all. Some of Provincetown’s must do activities include:

  • Whale watching excursions

  • Bike trails along the Cape Cod National Seashore

  • Visit the ‘Tall Ships’ - Hindu and Bay Lady

  • Art galleries, museums, and local boutiques

  • Pristine beaches

  • “Pride” events and festivals