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When is Patriots' Day?
When is Patriots' Day 2014, and what activities take place in Massachusetts and Maine on this uniquely New England holiday? Here's a look at upcoming dates for Patriots' Day for 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, along with a guide to Patriots' Day traditions including the Boston Marathon and the Patriots' Day Parade in Lexington, Massachusetts.
Time To Plan Ahead? Memorial Day Dates for...
Memorial Day date 2014. When is Memorial Day? Here is your guide to upcoming Memorial Day dates for 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 to assist your travel planning.
10 Must-See Boston Attractions
What are the must-see sights in Boston? For first-time visitors or others who have only spent a short stay in Boston, here is New England travel writer Kim Knox Beckius's picks for the 10 must-see attractions in Boston, Massachusetts.
Top 7 Connecticut Brunch Places
Connecticut brunch places. A guide to the best Sunday brunches at restaurants in Connecticut.
25 Things to Do in Portland and Southern Maine
From forts to a floating restaurant, lighthouses to the world's largest revolving globe, discover myriad things to do in Portland, Maine, with this guide to the best attractions in Portland and southern Maine. Enjoy memorable experiences, whether you're spending a single day in port on your cruise or vacationing for a week in Maine.
When is Thanksgiving? Dates for 2014 to 2020
When is Thanksgiving? Thanksgiving date 2014 and beyond. Plan Ahead with this guide to the Thanksgiving date for 2014 through 2020. Also past Thanksgiving dates from 2005 to 2013. Thanksgiving in the U.S. is always the fourth Thursday in November.
Must-See Vermont Attractions
The best Vermont attractions run the gamut from a historic dairy farm to a famous ice cream factory, from covered bridges and a presidential birthplace to a dog chapel. Here are a dozen things to do in VT that are absolute must-sees.
Six Flags New England Coupon and Discount...
Six Flags New England coupon and discount offers to help travelers save money on admission to New England's premier amusement park, Six Flags New England in Massachusetts.
10 New England Places Where You Can Take It All...
Whether you're a seasoned nudist or a first-timer who wants to try vacationing naked, here's your guide to 10 places to take it all off and go nude in New England. Start here for information on nudist resorts and campgrounds in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.
Visit Six Lighthouses Near Portland, Maine
Maine lighthouse driving tour. How to visit six lighthouses within 20 minutes of Portland, Maine, including detailed driving instructions.
Top 10 Fabulous Flower Festivals in New England...
Guide to 10 flower festivals in New England and New York State. Enjoy spring blooms at one of these colorful events that celebrate daffodils, lilacs, lupines, tulips, roses and other spring blooms in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont and NY.
When is Labor Day?
Labor Day date 2014. When is Labor Day? Here is your guide to upcoming Labor Day dates for 2014, 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018 to assist your travel planning.
Kim's New England Deal Sheet - New England...
New England travel deals, discounts, offers, bargains, last-minute getaway steals, packages, free stuff, insider tips, and secrets, from New England Expert Kim Knox Beckius.
Catch Peak Fall Colors in New England With...
Advice on how to see peak fall foliage in New England. Predicting when fall foliage will peak in New England is a crapshoot but New England travel writer Kim Knox Beckius has tips to help you stack the odds of seeing peak foliage in your favor.
The 10 Most Memorable Things To Do on the...
The Boston North Shore is a New England coastal region that holds many surprises for visitors. Plan your North Shore vacation with this guide to the 10 most memorable things to do on the Massachusetts North Shore, starting with a sail around Gloucester Harbor aboard the schooner Thomas E. Lannon.
Visit the Rock... Plymouth Rock!
Plymouth Rock is the most visited rock in New England. Here's your guide to seeing Plymouth Rock, the Plymouth, Massachusetts, landmark where legend has it the Pilgrims landed. Pilgrim Memorial State Park, home of Plymouth Rock, is visited by nearly a million people each year.
New England Outlet Shopping Guide
Complete guide to outlet shopping in Kittery, Maine, North Conway, New Hampshire, Manchester, Vermont, and all of the New England states. Find the best bargains and deals at outlets in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.
Get Daffy! Meriden Daffodil Festival is April...
Meriden Daffodil Festival guide. The annual Meriden Daffodil Festival held each spring is one of Connecticut's most colorful free events. Here's everything you need to know to enjoy the Meriden Daffodil Festival in 2014.
New England's 10 Best Free Attractions
A guide to free things to do in the New England states: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. Plan a budget vacation or affordable day trip with New England travel writer Kim Knox Beckius's picks for New England's 10 best free attractions.
Walk the Line
A walk along The Freedom Trail is one of the best ways to get acquainted with Boston and to see the city's historic landmarks. Here's a guide to The Freedom Trail for Boston Visitors, plus a virtual photo tour of the stops along the route.
Connecticut Things To Do
Connecticut things to do. Visiting Connecticut and wondering what to do? Here's your guide to the top CT attractions including casinos, museums, beaches, cruises, wineries, America's oldest amusement park and more fun things to do in CT.
Tanglewood Concert Schedule 2014
Tanglewood concert schedule 2014. Here is a complete, easy to browse and search schedule of concert performances at Tanglewood, the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, for the summer of 2014. Highlights include James Taylor, Josh Groban and a screening of The Wizard of Oz with Boston Pops accompaniment.
The Best Place to Buy Live Maine Lobster
Buy live maine lobster... cheap! The best place to buy live maine lobster to take home from your visit to Maine is the Pine Point Fisherman's Co-op in Scarborough, Maine. Looking for cheap lobster? The Lobster Co-op also sells live Maine lobster online at very competitive prices.
Five Healthy Escapes
Are you looking to get away from it all? Here's a sampling of healthy escapes in New England including spas, a yoga center, more.
Hotels Near Logan
Hotels near Logan. If you're flying in or out of Boston and need to stay near Logan airport, here is your guide to hotels near Boston Logan Airport. Many of these hotels offer free parking and free airport shuttle service. Even if you're not traveling by air, hotels near the airport can be a cheap alternative to pricier lodgings in downtown Boston.
New Hampshire Things To Do
New Hampshire things to do. Considering a New Hampshire trip and wondering what to do? Here's your guide to the top NH attractions including scenic drives, beaches, tax-free shopping, family amusement parks, historic sites, America's Stonehenge, the Anheuser-Busch Brewery and more fun things to do in New Hampshire.
Boston Travel Guide
Boston Travel Guide from About.com. Boston is not just the capital of Massachusetts, it's New England's capital city. Plan a visit to historic Boston with this inspiring travel guide.
Speak Like a Mainer
Speak like a Mainer. Learn Maine lingo and how to speak with a Maine accent. If you're planning to vacation in Maine, here's how to speak like a native Mainer so you'll fit in up north.
How to Grill Lobsters
Grilled lobster is a treat! If you are searching for a grilled lobster recipe, here are the basics of how to grill lobsters.
Top 6 Places to Get Free Driving Directions...
Many people go online to get free driving directions. But which online driving directions tools are the best and most accurate? Travel writer Kim Knox Beckius, who has field tested many free driving directions services while writing 'Backroads of New England' and other travel books and stories, reviews Mapquest, Yahoo! Maps, Google Maps and other online driving directions Web sites.
What Do You Call Someone From Connecticut?
What do you call someone from Connecticut? Connecticuter? Nutmegger? Connecticutian? There are actually several names used for Connecticut residents; here's a look at the best and most acceptable terms.
Top Places to Park Near Bradley Airport, Hartford
Hartford Bradley Airport parking guide. Best places to park near Hartford Springfield Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut. Abundant parking options are one reason that flying from Bradley Airport is a cinch. Here are picks for the best valet parking and self-park options near Bradley Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut.
Flea Markets in New England
Find flea markets in Connecticut that operate on a regular schedule. This guide includes indoor and outdoor flea and antique markets.
New England Summer Festivals A to Z - Summer...
New England summer festivals guide. New England is bursting with festivals this summer! Here's your A-Z Guide to 2014 summer events in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.
April in New England
April in New England marks the arrival of spring. Celebrate at April events and discover the best places to visit and things to do, plus average temperatures.
New Hampshire Flea Markets
New Hampshire flea markets. Find flea markets in New Hampshire that operate on a regular schedule. This guide includes indoor and outdoor flea and antique markets.
How to Cook Fresh Green Beans
How to cook fresh green beans. New England Travel.
Top 8 Boston Discount Programs for Travelers
These Boston travel discounts and deals will save you money on a Boston vacation. Whether it's a family vacation, romantic getaway or business trip, these deals and discounts for travelers can make Boston a more affordable place to visit.
Tanglewood 2014
Tanglewood 2014 guide. There's no better place in all of New England than Tanglewood to spread out a picnic blanket and listen to live music as the sun sets and the stars unveil themselves. Here's your guide to Tanglewood 2014 including concert schedule and ticket information.
New England Travel Articles - About New England...
New England most recent travel article archive - articles by About.com Guide to New England Travel Kim Knox Beckius.
Five Healthy Escapes - Part 2
Are you looking to get away from it all? Here's part two of this guide to healthy escapes in New England including spas, a yoga center, more. Page 2.
New England's Top Parks
New England's National Parks draw millions of visitors to the region each year. Which are most popular? Here's a top ten list.
The World's Best Beer: Only in Vermont
Heady Topper, made by The Alchemist, a tiny craft brewery in Vermont, has been christened best beer in the world by critics. Learn what makes this distinctive beer so amazing, where to try and buy Heady Topper and why doing so means you'll have to go to Vermont.
How to Eat Lobster Like a New Englander
How To Eat Lobster tutorial. With the lobster's tail spread open, grasp the lobster in the middle with two hands and break the tail away from the body with one decisive twist. What's that green stuff? And the bright red bits? I'll tell you.
Quincy Market - Faneuil Hall Marketplace -...
Boston's Quincy Market, also known as Faneuil Hall Marketplace, is a great place to stop for food during your walk of the 2.5-mile Freedom Trail.
New England Fall Foliage Tours: Bus Tours
Let someone else do the driving while you take in New England's fabulous fall foliage on an escorted motorcoach tour.
New England Airports Map
This New England airports map will help you choose the best arrival destination and compare alternatives to find the cheapest airfares.
10 Things I Learned the Hard Way at Six Flags...
Six Flags New England tips. Visiting Six Flags New England for the first time? These tips will help you navigate New England's largest theme park, save money and make the most of your experience.
New England Fall Foliage Central
New England Fall Foliage Central is your New England autumn hub with expert advice on fall travel ideas, New England fall foliage peak times, fall events, leaf peeping day trips, driving tours, foliage reports and hotlines and more.
New England Family Vacation Ideas
New England family vacation ideas. Plan your New England family vacation with these travel ideas and tips for traveling with kids from New England travel expert (and mom) Kim Knox Beckius.
10 New England Bed & Breakfast Inns with...
10 Cheap B&Bs. Looking for a cheap B&B or inn? If your vacation budget is tight, sleep on the cheap at one of these 10 New England B&Bs with rooms under $100. I'll help you discover B&B values in Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont, Connecticut and New Hampshire.
The Ultimate Family Escape on The Cape
A look at the luxury beach resort Ocean Edge Resort, located in Brewster on Cape Cod, which is the ultimate family escape on the Cape.
When Is Columbus Day? Dates from 2014 to 2018
Columbus Day date 2014. When is Columbus Day? Here is your guide to upcoming Columbus Day dates for 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 to assist your fall travel planning.
Fall Foliage Driving Tours in New England
New England's country roads beckon throughout the year, but there's no more magnificent time for a driving tour of New England than autumn. Here are some fall foliage driving tours and suggested scenic routes for exploring New England.
10 Things You Didn't Know You Can Do in New...
Looking for unusual and cool things to do in New England? Here's your guide to 10 things you didn't know you can do in New England... starting with... beholding a Giant Sequoia Tree in Rhode Island. Really.
Crock Pot Boston Baked Beans Recipe
Crock Pot Boston Baked Beans recipe. An easy recipe for Boston Baked Beans created in our New England Kitchen for a Fourth of July BBQ. Let your crock pot do the work, then enjoy these richly flavored Boston Baked Beans, the perfect summer side dish. Maple syrup gives these beans a touch of sweetness.
Meet the Budweiser Clydesdales Up Close in...
The Budweiser Clydesdales are the beverage industry's most recognizable mascots, and you can meet these famous horses by visiting the Clydesdale Hamlet at the Anheuser-Busch Brewery in Merrimack, New Hampshire. There are always eight to 10 Clydesdales at the stables, which are open to the public free of charge year-round.
Foxwoods Concerts and Entertainment Calendar
Foxwoods entertainment and concerts calendar. Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut offers concerts, night clubs, comedy and a variety of other shows and entertainment to enhance your casino experience. Here's your guide to Foxwoods entertainment venues and getting tickets for upcoming shows.
Vacation Rental Guide
Find New England vacation rentals with this guide to renting a vacation home including cottages, cabins, condos, ski chalets, houses, summer homes, apartments and other rentals in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.
One Drive, Five Covered Bridges: The Bridges of...
Vermont Covered Bridges driving tour. See five Vermont covered bridges on this driving tour of Bennington County Vermont. These photos of some of Vermont's best preserved covered bridges may inspire you to plan your own covered bridge tour.
Foxwoods: A Complete Guide to the World's...
Attractions Near Foxwoods/Things To Do Near Foxwoods: If you're heading for Foxwoods, why not stay for a day or two and explore some of the other attractions along the Connecticut and Rhode Island shoreline.
Dramatic Plunge
Bash Bish Falls, located in southwestern Massachusetts inside Bash Bish Falls State Park, is two waterfalls for the price of one, and the price is free! Visit Massachusetts' highest waterfalls... a photogenic destination for a hike. You'll also find hiking trails and primitive camping in the surrounding Mount Washington State Forest.
7 New Englandy Discoveries at Sun WineFest '13
Angry Orchard hard ciders are a Boston Beer Co. product that has taken the market by storm in New England and nationwide. Page 2.
Fall Leaf Coloring Pages - School Projects Car...
Print these fall leaf coloring pages before you hit the road on a New England fall foliage car trip for the kids to color and cut out. These free, printable autumn leaf images can also be used for school projects.
Protect Yourself from Maine Mosquitoes and...
Here's how to protect yourself from Maine mosquitoes and black flies. These tips will help you reduce mosquitoes and black flies in your yard and prevent bites while enjoying the Maine outdoors so you don't have to spend all summer scratching at nasty mosquito and black fly bites.
Llama Facts - Fun Facts About These Curious...
Llama fun and interesting facts. Learn more about llamas, pack animals that make perfect hiking companions.
Six Flags New England
Guide to Six Flags New England, the region's largest theme park, including hours, directions, how to save on admission tickets, what's new at the park and tips for first time visitors.
Hartford Union Station: A Guide to Hartford's...
Hartford bus and train station. A guide to Hartford Union Station, the train and bus station in Hartford, CT. Union Station in Hartford, Connecticut, is the capital city's transportation hub. The 1914 train and bus station is on the National Register of Historic Places.
New England Oddities A to Z continued
New England isn't all steepled churches and patriotic landmarks. Here's part three of your A to Z Guide to offbeat, weird, strange, wacky and odd attractions in New England. Page 3.
Visit Yankee Candle
Yankee Candle in South Deerfield, Massachusetts, is the second most visited tourist attraction in New England. Here is your guide to visiting Yankee Candle Village, the company's New England flagship store.
New England Oddities A to Z
New England Oddities: New England isn't all steepled churches and patriotic landmarks. Here's part one of your A to Z Guide to offbeat, weird, strange, wacky and odd attractions in New England.
One Year After Marathon Bombings... Help Keep...
The deadly attack at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2013 aroused global desire to help, to give, to support those whose lives have been turned upside down. If you're a New Englander, a runner or anyone whose heart is in Boston, here are legitimate ways to provide support for victims and for this beautiful, historic city.
8 Unique Tours of Boston
The best Boston tours are an eclectic mix! Whether you're planning your first trip to Boston or you want to tour Boston in a whole new way, here are expert picks for the best Boston tours.
Foxwoods: A Complete Guide to North America's...
Foxwoods, a Complete Guide to Foxwoods, the World's Largest Casino. Foxwoods Resort Casino celebrates its 16th year in 2008. Here's your complete guide to the Mashantucket Pequot tribe's Foxwoods, the world's largest casino, including directions, bust tours, on- and off-site lodging, gaming, nearby attractions, dining, entertainment and more.
New England Baked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe...
Baked Macaroni and Cheese is the perfect comfort food, and what makes this recipe extra delicious is Vermont sharp cheddar cheese. This New England recipe for Macaroni and Cheese is rich and hearty enough to make it a one-dish supper.
Hartford's 10 Most Romantic Places
Hartford's 10 most romantic places. Treat your sweetheart to a romantic evening or getaway in Hartford, CT, or the central Connecticut area with these ideas for romantic CT restaurants, inns, dating places and more.
Cape Cod Travel Guide
Cape Cod travel guide. If you're planning to travel to Cape Cod, Nantucket and/or Martha's Vineyard, this travel guide is your starting place for finding and reserving lodging, designing an itinerary and getting to know Cape Cod vacation possibilities.
Top 10 Romantic Things To Do in Portland and...
Explore these top 10 romantic things to do in Portland and southern Maine for Valentine's Day or any day of the year.
Visit a Connecticut Castle
Gillette Castle in East Haddam is one of Connecticut's most popular and intriguing attractions. The castle, built by actor William Gillette, is open for tours Memorial Day through Columbus Day. Learn more about Gillette Castle State Park and see photos to inspire a visit.
Samuel Adams Brewery - Boston Massachusetts -...
Tour the Samuel Adams Brewery in Boston for a look at the history of beer in Boston, the beer making process, and Sam Adams' unique microbrews. You'll also get to sample several of the brewery's beers during a tasting after your tour.
What on Earth is Eartha?
What on Earth is Eartha? She's one of New England's top 10 free attractions and a Guinness World Record Holder. Eartha is the world's largest globe, located in the lobby of the DeLorme map company's headquarters in Yarmouth, Maine. Enjoy these photos of Eartha, and plan your own visit to this kid-friendly free attraction just north of Portland, Maine.
New England's Top Parks - Part 2
New England's National Parks draw millions of visitors to the region each year. Which are most popular? Here's part two of a top ten list. Page 2.
Choose Hampton Beach, New Hampshire, for a...
Hampton Beach vacation guide. Choose Hampton Beach, NH, for a classic New Hampshire family beach vacation. Plan your Hampton Beach summer vacation with this guide to lodging, attractions, entertainment, camping, vacation rentals, dining, shopping and more.
The Marginal Way
Marginal Way is a mile-long pathway that extends from Shore Road in Ogunquit, Maine, to the docks of Perkins Cove. The Marginal Way may not look like much to the casual passerby, but its all-encompassing view of the picturesque town of Ogunquit, Maine, and the feelings of total tranquility that walking the Marginal Way provides make it a definite spot to see in New England.
Top New England Events 2014
Fill your 2014 calendar with the best events and festivals in New England and New York state, including 16 named to the ABA's Top 100 Events list.
Rhinebeck, NY, Hotel Guide
Rhinebeck NY Hotel Guide. Rhinebeck, New York, is a popular weekend getaway destination. Find a hotel in or near Rhinebeck, NY, with this guide to hotels.
The Sweetest Moose in Maine
See a life-size chocolate moose in Maine. It's easy to find the sweetest moose in all of Maine--his name is Lenny, and he lives at Len Libby Chocolates in Scarborough, Maine. Oh, and he's made of 1,700 pounds of milk chocolate.
30 Hotels Within Minutes of Mohegan Sun—S...
Hotels and inns near Mohegan Sun Casino. Here are some lodging options if you want to stay near Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut.
New England Wineries Guide
Complete guide to sampling the wines of New England by touring vineyards and tasting wines made in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
America's Stonehenge: A Mystery in New England
America's Stonehenge guide and photo tour. You've probably heard of Stonehenge in England, but did you know that America has its own Stone Henge in Salem, New Hampshire? Come along on a virtual photo tour of this attraction's cave-like dwellings, astronomically aligned rock formations, sacrificial stone, and other mysterious structures left behind by an unknown people.
Massachusetts Flea Markets
Find flea markets in Massachusetts that operate on a regular schedule. This guide includes indoor and outdoor flea and antique markets.
Recipe: The Cliff House Clam Chowder from The...
This authentic New England clam chowder recipe has been on the menu at The Cliff House in Ogunquit, Maine, since 1872.
The Fearless One: The Kancamagus Highway
Kancamagus Highway scenic drive. New Hampshire's National Scenic Byway with the tongue-twister name--the Kancamagus Highway--is New England's most superb scenic drive and a beloved fall foliage route. Plan your trip along the Kancamagus Highway with this driving tour, excerpted from 'Backroads of New England,' a coffee table and guide book by Kim Knox Beckius with photography by William H. Johnson.
Outline Maps of the New England States -...
Print these coloring pages before you hit the road on a New England car trip for the kids to color and cut out. These free outline maps of the New England states and region can also be used for school projects.
Mystic Seaport: A Virtual Photo Tour
Mystic Seaport Mystic Connecticut: A virtual photo tour of Mystic Seaport in Mystic, Connecticut, along with information on visiting this 19th-century living history museum that preserves and celebrates America's seafaring heritage.
Reader Recipe: Homemade Coffee Syrup
Coffee Syrup Recipe: This recipe for Homemade Coffee Syrup was submitted by Tommy Souza. Coffee syrup is a New England favorite, particularly in Rhode Island where coffee milk is very popular.
Mystic Pizza: Connecticut's Most Famous Pizzeria
Mystic Pizza, the 1988 movie starring Julia Roberts, put Mystic Pizza restaurant in Mystic, Connecticut, on the map. Visitors still flock here to taste 'a slice of heaven' and to see movie memorabilia.
Vermont's Best Farm to Plate Restaurants
Farm to plate is more than a mere culinary trend in Vermont. The Farm to Plate Network was established by legislation, and Vermont has lofty goals for bolstering farms and doubling local food consumption. For Vermont travelers, the tasty result is farm-fresh dining statewide at restaurants that have embraced the farm to plate (or farm to table) philosophy. Here's your guide to 15 of the best farm to plate restaurants in Vermont.
New England Clam Chowder Recipes
Clam chowder recipes from New England. Find a recipe for a chowder favorite with this collection of popular New England clam chowder recipes from famed New England restaurants and inns, plus recipes for low-calorie, low-fat, crock pot and other chowder varieties.
New England Summer Festivals - 2014 Summer...
New England is bursting with festivals this summer! Here is part two of your A-Z Guide to 2014 summer events in the New England states: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.
Take the Train to Maine
Amtrak Downeaster service makes it possible to take the train from Boston to Maine. Here's the information you need to plan your rail trip including stops along the Maine coastal route, schedule and ticket reservation information, train amenities and more.
Fall Foliage Travel Planner
New England fall foliage travel planning guide. It's the trip you've dreamed of--New England in the glorious autumn. Fall is New England's busiest tourism season, so planning ahead can ensure a picture-perfect fall foliage vacation.
You Otter Go... To the Aquarium!
The New England Aquarium is one of Boston's perpetually popular family attractions. Here's your guide to visiting the Aquarium, or, if you can't get there, come along on a virtual photo tour.
Why Boston is Called “Beantown,”...
Discover some authentic Boston Baked Beans recipes plus the answer to your burning question: Why is Boston called Beantown?
Foxwoods Dining Guide
Foxwoods dining guide. Before you visit Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut, explore the variety of restaurants on-site. From elegant fine dining and steak houses to an all-you-can-eat buffet and other casual options, you can preview menus and find dining specials.
Delicious New England Apple Cider Drink Recipes
Apple Cider drink recipes for Halloween, Thanksgiving, autumn, any time! There is no taste that is more evocative of autumn in New England than a hot or cold apple cider beverage. Here are more than a dozen alcoholic and non-alcoholic cider drink recipes for you to try.
Getting To and From Logan Airport in Boston
Find the best way to get to and from Logan Airport when you visit Boston. This guide explains all of the options for getting to New England's busiest airport including directions by car, taxi, subway (The T), airport shuttle and limo companies, the free Logan Shuttle and even water taxi operators.
Motoring Through Moose Alley
Moose Alley, the stretch of Route 3 that runs from Pittsburg, New Hampshire, to the Canadian border, is one of the best places to see moose in New England. It's also a scenic drive through New Hampshire's wild and pristine Great North Woods--moose or no moose.
Which airport is closest to Foxwoods?
Which airport is closest to Foxwoods? If you'd like to fly to Foxwoods, here is the answer to this FAQ about the airport closest to Foxwoods.
Spring is Shad Season in Connecticut
Shad season in Connecticut. It's a sure sign of spring when the the shad are running in the Connecticut River--and a perfect time to dine on shad, cook shad recipes, visit the Haddam Shad Museum or head for the annual Shad Derby in Windsor, Connecticut.
Swan Boats - Boston Public Garden - Boston...
The swan boats have returned to Boston Public Garden each spring since they were invented in 1877.
Take a Luxury Bus from New York to Boston
LimoLiner offers elite, affordable luxury bus transportation between New York City and Boston. Here is what you need to know about reserving bus tickets, LimoLiner's schedule, fares, amenities and services, and more.
Vermont Outlet Shopping
Vermont has outlet shopping centers in Manchester Center, Brattleboro and near Burlington, but follow the back roads and find even better bargains at some of the hidden outlet, factory stores and bargain emporiums in VT.
Getting to Block Island
Getting to Block Island. A guide to Block Island ferries and flights. How to get to Rhode Island's Block Island. Picturesque and secluded Block Island is situated 12 miles off the coast of Rhode Island. Getting to Block Island requires either a ferry boat ride or flight from the mainland. Here is your guide to ferry services and airlines that serve Block Island.
Top 12 New Things to See and Do in New England...
What's new for travelers to experience in New England during the summer of 2013? From hotels to tours to events to restaurants, here are the best new reasons to visit the New England states during the summer of 2013.
A 90-Year-Old That Never Naps
LL Bean Flagship Store in Freeport, Maine, welcomes more than 3 million visitors each year. L.L. Bean's flagship store is open 24 hours a day, 365 days each year. Learn about visiting this legendary retailer.
Castle in the Clouds: A Photo Tour
Castle in the Clouds photo tour. Castle in the Clouds in NH is an architecturally intriguing landmark with stunning views of Lake Winnipesaukee. Enjoy these Castle in the Clouds photos, then plan a visit to Moultonborough, New Hampshire, to tour the castle, hike the estate grounds and dine at the Castle Cafe.
New England Fall Foliage Tours: Train Tours
A New England fall foliage train tour is an old-fashioned way to experience the beauty of autumn. Here is your guide to scenic fall train tours in the New England states.
Roncari Express Valet Parking
Roncari Express Valet Parking is one of the best choices for long-term parking near Bradley International Airport in Hartford/Springfield. Here is your guide to parking at Roncari, including information on their STARcard rewards program and discount coupons that will save you money on airport parking.
How To Boil Lobsters
A simple how to on boiling live new england lobsters.
Fall Day Trips from Boston
Fall day trips from Boston. If you live in Boston or are visiting the city during fall foliage season, here are suggested fall day trips you can take by bus, or set out in your car for scenic autumn destinations within a two-hour drive of Boston, Massachusetts.
An Ode to Herbs
Caprilands Herb Farm in Coventry is one of the popular dining and shopping attractions in Connecticut's Quiet Corner. Make reservations for high tea, a lecture or a group luncheon and feast on herbs, or shop in the Gift Barn daily for herbal gifts and books. If you can't get to Caprilands, come along on this virtual tour and order herbs by phone.
New England Fall Foliage Tours
New England fall foliage tours. Leave the planning to someone else, and relax and enjoy a guided biking, hiking, walking, bus, train, cruise or aerial New England fall foliage tour this fall.
Grilling Lobsters: A Visual, Step-by-Step Guide
Grilled lobster is delicious, and it's easier to cook lobster on the grill than you might think. Learn how to grill lobster with this visual, step-by-step guide to grilling lobsters.
Boston Common - Freedom Trail Virtual Photo...
Boston Common is America's oldest public park and a 50-acre oasis in the midst of the city. It's also the best starting point for a walk of The Freedom Trail.
Looking for Cheap Lobster in the Boston Area?
What's better than a cheap place to feast on lobster in the Boston area? A seafood restaurant that serves lobster every which way! Head to Fresh Catch in Mansfield, Massachusetts--a southern suburb of Boston--for a cheap lobster breakfast, lunch or dinner, and enjoy everything from lobster croissants to lobster guacamole to lobster mac & cheese to Lobster Benedict.
Cathedral of the Pines: A Natural Sanctuary in...
Cathedral of the Pines photo gallery. Cathedral of the Pines is one of New England's most moving and spiritual places. In these pictures, you'll see this natural sanctuary, its Altar of the Nation, the Women's Memorial Bell Tower with bronze plaques designed by Norman Rockwell and Mother's Chapel.
Alta Vista Farm - Bison Farm in Rutland,...
At Alta Vista Farm in Rutland, Massachusetts, you can shop for buffalo burgers and other meats and view the American Bison herd up close. Here's your guide to roaming with the buffalo in central Massachusetts and shopping for this lean, healthy red meat alternative.
The 9 Neatest Northampton Shops
Northampton shops. A shopping in Northampton guide. Northampton is a funky little college town in west central Massachusetts' Pioneer Valley that is a shopper's nirvana. Here is your guide to the 9 neatest Northampton shops.
Hotels Near Foxwoods Casino
Find hotels near Foxwoods Casino with this guide to nearby lodging including inns, B&Bs, motels and hotels including some offering a shuttle to the casino.
Traveling with Teens in New England
Traveling with teens in New England. A guide to New England attractions that appeal to teens.
10 Places to Swim Outdoors Year-Round in New...
At these New England hotels and resorts with year-round heated pools, snow won't keep you from taking a swim outdoors. Discover places in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and on Cape Cod with outdoor pools that stay open all winter long.
Visiting the Catskill Game Farm
The Catskill Game Farm has been a family tradition since 1933. Here is your guide to visiting the Catskill Game Farm in Catskill, New York, including hours, directions, admission prices and Catskill Game Farm travel tips. Page 2.
Spooktacular Salem
Salem, Massachusetts travel guide. There's no American place spookier than Salem, Massachusetts, and October is a bewitching time for a visit. Here's your complete guide to Haunted Happenings and other attractions, accommodations and dining in the land of the Witch Trials.
Discover Kaaterskill Falls
Finding Kaaterskill Falls. Directions to the parking area and trail head for Kaaterskill Falls, a scenic waterfall located near Palenville, New York, in the Catskill Mountains.
A New Hampshire Waterfall Tour
Tour 12 New Hampshire waterfalls with this guide to the scenic falls of the Mt. Washington Valley. Spring is the most spectacular season to view and photograph these accessible waterfalls, including the state's highest waterfall, Arethusa Falls, and the romantic Diana's Baths.
Howe Caverns: A Photo Tour
A photo tour of Howe Caverns in Howes Cave, NY. See pictures of Howe Caverns in central New York State and learn how to plan your own visit to tour this unique underground attraction, which was first discovered in 1842.
Best Fall Drives in Vermont
Scenic driving awaits in Vermont, especially during fall foliage season. Where are the best fall drives in Vermont? Author and Vermonter Rachel Carter shares insider tips to help leaf peepers head in the right direction this autumn.
Chinese Buses
Take a Chinese Bus from NYC to Boston if you want to visit New England on a tight budget. These Chinese bus companies offer cheap transportation between New York and Boston on buses that depart daily between Chinatown in New York and Boston's Chinatown.
Head for the Sun: Mohegan Sun Casino
Mohegan Sun restaurants. Here are some casual to elegant dining options at Mohegan Sun Casino, where you'll find celebrity restaurants such as Michael Jordan's Steakhouse and Todd English's Tuscany, two buffets, and many other fine restaurants.
Daffodil Days at Blithewold
Daffodil Days is an annual spring tradition at Blithewold, a historic mansion in Bristol, Rhode Island. These Daffodil Days photos will inspire you to attend the spring event and even enjoy afternoon tea.
Boston Flower & Garden Show 2014
The Boston Flower & Garden Show 2014 is New England's largest spring indoor flower show. Here's your guide to show dates, highlights, events, the horticulture competition, directions, hours, tickets and more.
Where the President Plays: Martha's Vineyard...
Play your Martha's Vineyard Vacation with this guide to island dining; what to do including shopping and historic sites; martha's vineyard history; lodging options; getting there and more. Page 2.
Old Man of the Mountain - New England Mourns...
The Old Man of the Mountain, the natural wonder and New Hampshire State Symbol located in Franconia Notch State Park in the White Mountains, collapsed in May 2003. Here is a look at the demise of the Old Man of the Mountain and New Hampshire's plans for remembering him.
The World's Longest Candy Counter
Chutters in Littleton, New Hampshire, has the world's longest candy counter and a certificate from the Guinness World Records book to prove it. Visit the Chutter General Store in NH or order old-fashioned penny candy online.
Rhode Island Flea Markets
Rhode Island flea markets guide. Find flea markets in Rhode Island that operate on a regular schedule. This guide includes indoor and outdoor flea markets.
Best New England Family Resort or Hotel
Which New England family resort or hotel is best? Travelers choose their favorite family escape in the 2012 New England Travel Readers' Choice Awards. Meet the winner and runners-up.
The Island of Georgetown, Maine
The Island of Georgetown, Maine, is one of the Maine coast's best-kept secrets. Take this driving tour to discover some of its hidden gems on a day trip from Southern Maine.
Popham Beach State Park in Phippsburg, Maine
Popham Beach in Phippsburg, Maine, is known for miles of stunning sandy beach with a State Park at one end and the ruins of an old stone fort at the other. Plan your Popham Beach visit with this guide featuring directions, where to stay nearby, what to see and more.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: Highlights of the...
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston's Art of the Americas Wing opened in November 2010. On this MFA photo tour, you'll see highlights of the collections displayed in the new wing devoted to American art treasures.

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