The third week of October, I'm flying into Boston to toot around town for a few days while my husband attends a three day conference. Midway through the week we're renting a car and driving to NYC to visit my sister who lives in Manhattan. My husband really wants "big city time" since this will be his first visit to the big apple. I really want to get some quaint beautiful New England sights in on the drive and I'm having a hard time deciding which way to go. I know Abbots lobster would be a great place to stop but I'm just missing their season. Ideally we'd maybe catch some foliage, eat some local seafood, and just have a leisurely scenic drive. We'll go from spending one night in Boston to the next in NYC, per my husband's request. I'm more than willing because after he leaves, my sister and I are going to do our own trip out of the city (to The Mount in Lennox MA).
Any suggestions? Fun things that will stretch the drive?