An outside fest in N.H., a Cape Cod redo, and Highway Scholar hits the highway as soon as once more

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Chapter House (formerly The Compass Rose) is a 21-room boutique inn that has been extensively renovated and modernized.Handout

HISTORICAL CAPE COD INN MAKEOVER

Making its debut in Cape Cod this month, Chapter House (formerly The Compass Rose) is a 21-room boutique inn that has undergone extensive renovations and modernizations on its historic property on Old King’s Highway in Yarmouth Port. Comfortable accommodations are available in the Victorian main house from around 1716 (with a modernized bar and veranda for the four seasons) as well as 10 guest rooms in the Carriage House. Guests of the inn can enjoy art, music and theater at the top nearby attractions, as well as outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, windsurfing, kayaking or just lounging on the local beaches. Two night minimums starting at $ 578. 508-362-4348, www.chapterhousecapecod.com

The brand new Grand Universe Lucca, Autograph Collection, is the Tuscan city’s first full-service luxury hotel to open within its majestic city walls.Handout

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LUXURY DIGS DEBUT IN THE HISTORICAL PALAZZO

Fall in love with Tuscany all over again with a stay in Lucca, a historic city with intact walls from the 16th century. Located at the foot of the Apuan Alps, the old town is known for its cobblestone streets, medieval churches, bustling public squares and restored palaces. It is now also time to celebrate for the brand new Grand Universe Lucca, Autograph Collection, the city’s first full-service luxury hotel to open within its majestic city walls. The immaculately restored palazzo (and former glassblower studio) is reminiscent of a time when composers like Puccini celebrated summer in Lucca. Guests enjoy an on-site restaurant, rooftop bar, spacious lounge, and a curated list of activities like local olive oil, honey, and wine tastings that become even more magical when enjoyed in the hotel’s old cellar. Book the summer package 2021 in Lucca and enjoy accommodation in an Adagio room with breakfast, wine tasting and one-hour bike rental (with a snack basket) for two people. To take advantage of this offer, click on “Reserve” and enter the dates, number of guests and the promotion code ES1. Seasonal rates start at $ 416 for a two night minimum stay. Valid until October 31st. www.granduniverselucca.com

Road Scholar, the nation's largest non-profit educational travel organization for adults over 50, is back on the road after more than a year of hibernation caused by the coronavirus.Road Scholar, the nation’s largest non-profit educational travel organization for adults over 50, is back on the road after more than a year of hibernation caused by the coronavirus.Handout

THE WORLD IS YOUR UNIVERSITY

Ready for your next learning adventure? Road Scholar, the nation’s largest non-profit educational travel organization for adults over 50, is back on the road after more than a year of hibernation caused by the coronavirus. More than 70 programs are on offer this summer, covering a variety of interests – from geology to photography to history and hiking – in national and international destinations. Programs will continue through 2022, including online courses if you are not ready or able to travel. Educational adventures start at $ 700 (for a six-day program); Participants must be fully vaccinated to participate. The average cost for programs in the US is $ 1,989 and $ 4,121 internationally, including meals, hotel, and transportation under the program. 800-454-5768, www.roadscholar.org

The Alexandra Resort's 50 percent discount offer - valid for stays until December 22nd - is intended to attract visitors to its all-inclusive resort on the famous Grace Bay Beach in Turks & Caicos.The Alexandra Resort’s 50 percent discount offer – valid for stays until December 22nd – is intended to attract visitors to its all-inclusive resort on the famous Grace Bay Beach in Turks & Caicos.Handout

ALL-INCLUSIVE FUN WITH BIG SAVINGS

Book before July 31st and save on a family-friendly vacation in Turks and Caicos. The Alexandra Resort’s 50 percent discount offer – valid for stays through December 22nd – aims to lure visitors to its all-inclusive resort on famous Grace Bay Beach. One-, two-, and four-bedroom accommodations offer flexible options for couples, families, or multigenerational groups. All-inclusive guests enjoy unlimited meals and drinks at one of the resort’s several bars and restaurants, as well as a free dine-around program at sister hotels. (A free shuttle service connects all three resorts.) All-inclusive activities include SUPs, kayaks, Hobie cats, snorkel gear, and a kids’ club. Additional activities include kitesurfing, windsurfing and sailing lessons, golf, fishing and mangrove expeditions, and more. Rates from USD 700 per couple per room. Even better? Children under 12 are always free. 800-284-0699, www.alexandraresort.com/specials-packages

The HERO9 Black model from GoPro.The HERO9 Black model from GoPro.Handout

ALL OVER:

UPDATED CAMERA FOR ADVENTURE

If you don’t want to go without a GoPro while surfing, caving, rappelling, or other outdoor adventures, the HERO9 Black pack might change your mind. Save $ 200 on a one-year GoPro subscription with the new HERO9 Black model, which updates include a new sensor that delivers 5K video and 20 megapixel photos, next-generation HyperSmooth 3.0 video stabilization with in-camera horizon leveling , new front display, a larger rear display, 30 percent longer battery life, and a Max Lens Mod accessory that offers Max HyperSmooth video stabilization and Max SuperView ultra-wide-angle photos and videos. The package also includes a magnetic rotating clip, a spare battery, a floating handle, a 32GB SD card and a camera bag. $ 349.98. gopro.com/de/de/shop/kameras/hero9-black/CHDHX-901-master.html

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Necee Regis can be reached at [email protected]

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