Sightseeing & Tours
There are self guided tours and walking tours in many towns, there are guided tours at the park and at the museums and gardens. And there are excellent local guides on boat tours, in historical societies and at the parks and nature preserves happy to provide more information and answer your questions.
If you really want to get an overview, try taking a scenic plane ride to see the area, lighthouses–you name it for a custom made adventure.
Whatever your interests, there are sites and tours available to you.