Good news for you New England afternoon tea lovers: you now have our full attention! Having just released our New Jersey directory last week, we are moving up the coast into chillier regions to help our Northeastern tea sisters find a great spot to warm up over afternoon tea. This week, we released directories for Massachusetts and Rhode Island, which showed a trend we’d like to delve into a bit.
From Cape May, New Jersey, to Bar Harbor, Maine, we are finding that the Northeast is chock-full of historical-homes-cum-bed-and-breakfasts (B&Bs) that honor Victorian times with a complimentary afternoon tea service for overnight guests. We want Destination Tea users to know that in most cases these are light afternoon teas, offering two or three baked goods or savories served with tea. There are a few exceptions, where a B&B serves (both to in-house guests and the public) an elaborate homemade spread the likes of which you’d find in a stand-alone tearoom.
Which is which? Peruse our directories to find out! Typically, you will see a price listed for a B&B that offers a full afternoon tea service. We also encourage you to click through to the links in the “Details” column to get a preview of your various tea venue choices before you select your favorite, your next destination tea!