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When Is Thanksgiving? Dates for 2014 to 2020
When is Thanksgiving? Thanksgiving date 2014 & beyond. Plan ahead with this guide to the Thanksgiving date for 2014 - 2020. Also past Thanksgiving dates 2005 - 2013.
How to Make Hot Mulled Cider
Wondering how to make hot mulled cider like you may have tasted in New England? Here's a recipe for hot mulled cider, a classic New England beverage for chilly autumn days.
10 Must-See Boston Attractions
For first-time visitors or others who have only spent a short stay in Boston, here is our picks for must-see attractions in Massachusetts' capital city.
Why is Plymouth Rock So Puny?!
Plymouth Rock is New England's most visited rock! Pilgrim Memorial State Park in Plymouth, Massachusetts, home of Plymouth Rock, is visited by nearly a million people each year.
Delicious New England Apple Cider Drink Recipes
Apple Cider drink recipes for Halloween, Thanksgiving, autumn, any time! More than a dozen alcoholic and non-alcoholic cider drink recipes to try.
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.
10 New England Places Where You Can Take It All...
Whether you're a seasoned nudist or a first-timer, here's your guide to ten places to take it all off and go nude in New England.
The Wildest Turkeys You've Ever Seen
Gozzi Turkey Farm is home to the wildest turkeys you've ever seen. At Gozzi's Turkey Farm in Guilford, Connecticut, turkeys don DayGlo colors a few weeks before Thanksgiving. These pictures show the dazzling birds in their Easter egg shades. You'll also learn how to order fresh turkeys from Gozzi's for your Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner.
Do You Have the Gizzards to Take this...
This Thanksgiving trivia quiz is a fun test of your knowledge of holiday history, facts and traditions. You'll gobble up this Thanksgiving trivia quiz if you're a Who Wants to Be a Millionaire fan.
10 Places to Swim Outdoors in New England All...
At these New England hotels and resorts with year-round heated pools, snow won't keep you from taking a swim outdoors all winter long.
White Pumpkins... What Exactly ARE They?
What is a white pumpkin? Here in New England, white pumpkins, once a novelty, are becoming increasingly common, and these intriguing white orbs are all the rage when it comes to chic autumn decorating. But what is a white pumpkin? And what can you do with a white pumpkin? Here's everything you wanted to know about growing, cooking, carving, painting and decorating with white pumpkins.
Old-School and New-School Ways to Make Mincemeat
Learn how to make mincemeat with recipes from New England. Make mincemeat, a traditional Thanksgiving dish, at home with an old-fashioned recipe or a modern adaptation.
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. Page 6.
Carl Bozenski's Christmas Village
Christmas Village photo gallery and 2013 dates and details. Carl Bozenski's Christmas Village in Torrington, CT, has been a holiday tradition since 1947. These pictures and tips will help you plan a visit to this free holiday attraction. At Christmas Village, you'll see Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus, live reindeer, elves and holiday displays.
When Is Patriot's Day, and What Happens On It?
Here's a look at upcoming dates for Patriots' Day for 2014 - 2018, along with a guide to Patriots' Day traditions throughout New England.
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.
All About Thanksgiving: Thanksgiving Fun & Games
Thanksgiving fun from About.com. Thanksgiving is a time for families... and fun! Celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with these games, puzzles, jokes, free email postcards, trivia quizzes and other ideas for Thanksgiving fun.
The Best Sunday Brunches in Connecticut
Connecticut brunch places. A guide to the best Sunday brunches at restaurants in Connecticut.
New England Thanksgiving Cornucopia -...
This New England Thanksgiving Cornucopia of online resources will help you to plan a holiday filled with the old-fashioned spirit and warmth of the Pilgrims' first Thanksgiving. Find recipes, travel ideas, history and ways to add a touch of New England to your Thanksgiving celebration.
Which Wild Bird Was Not on Pilgrims' Thanksgivi...
Thanksgiving Trivia Question 1. Find out which wild bird was not on the Pilgrims' first Thanksgiving menu.
Kim's New England Travel Deals (Updated 11/18/14)
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.
See the Newport Mansions Dressed Up for Christmas
Newport mansions Christmas tours and holiday events guide. See the historic and spectacular Newport mansions in Newport, Rhode Island, decked out in holiday finery during special Christmas season tours and events.
That's Some Snood!
My daughter asked me the name of the red skin flap dangling over this orange turkey's beak. Of course, I couldn't come up with it on the spot. I Googled 'name for turkey nose thing' when we got home, though, and we learned it's called a snood. Page 6.
Christmas at the Hudson Valley Mansions
Christmas at the Hudson Valley mansions. New York's Hudson Valley is home to some of the region's finest architectural masterpieces, and these mansions are spectacular when decorated for the Christmas holidays. Enjoy Christmas tours and events at Wilderstein, Vanderbilt Mansion, Boscobel, Lyndhurst, Clermont, more.
Thanksgiving in the Land of the Pilgrims
New England Thanksgiving 2014 dining, getaway packages, recipes. Enjoy Thanksgiving dinner in New England, or add a taste of New England to your holiday with Thanksgiving recipes and menus.
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.
Thanksgiving Fun
Thanksgiving Fun for kids and families. Try these fun, educational and artistic Thanksgiving activities that you can share with kids including crafts, coloring pages, puzzles, trivia quizzes and fun facts, more.
Passing Through Mass? Check Out the "Disneyland...
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.
Vacationing in Maine? Here's How to Speak Like...
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.
12 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.
Welcome to Christmas Village
Christmas Village Torrington, Connecticut. Since 1947, Carl Bozenski's Christmas Village in Torrington, Connecticut, has delighted visitors young and old. Thousands visit this free attraction each holiday season.
Boston Flower & Garden Show Photo Tour
Boston Flower & Garden Show photo tour. Pictures from 2010's inaugural Boston Flower Show at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, Massachusetts.
Where to Go Snow Tubing in New England
Here is a guide to places to try snow tubing in New England including Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire.
10 Places to Snowshoe and Cross-Country Ski in...
Here's your guide to ten nordic centers in Vermont where you can cross-country ski or snowshoe on groomed and natural trails.
Anticipation Builds
Christmas Village Torrington, CT, exterior photo. From outside Christmas Village, a unique Connecticut holiday attraction, it is difficult to tell just what awaits inside. You and your little ones will have plenty of time to speculate. The lines for Christmas Village are always very long. . Page 2.
How Many Pilgrim Women Prepared the First...
Do you know how many Pilgrim women survived the first winter in Plymouth and were on hand to prepare the first Thanksgiving feast? See if you're right or wrong in this Thanksgiving Trivia Quiz.
Make Clam Chowder Like They Do at Maine's Famed...
This authentic New England clam chowder recipe has been on the menu at The Cliff House in Ogunquit, Maine, since 1872.
Visit 6 Lighthouses Near Portland, Maine
Within 20 minutes of Portland, Maine, this lighthouse driving tour guide includes detailed driving instructions and takes around 2 hours.
Who Lives Here?
Picture of the Santa Claus House at Christmas Village in Torrington, CT. Page 5.
Victorian Christmas Decorating Ideas from a...
Victorian Christmas decorations. Maine innkeeper Cheryl Michaelsen shares Victorian Christmas decorating ideas based on her research on Victorian era holiday traditions.
The Latest New England Travel Deals and Ways to...
Want to visit New England on a budget? New England Travel Expert Kim Knox Beckius makes it her mission to find you the best deals, savings & discounts.
See PEAK Fall Foliage in New England: Here's How
Predicting when fall foliage will peak in New England is a crapshoot but here are some tips to help you stack the odds of seeing peak foliage in your favor.
Santa's Fireplace
Warming up beside Santa's fireplace at Christmas Village in Torrington, Connecticut. . Page 7.
Thanksgiving Coloring Pages - Pilgrims Indians...
Print these Thanksgiving coloring pages for the kids to color before you hit the road for the Thanksgiving holiday. These free coloring pages featuring Pilgrims, Indians and the Mayflower can also be used for school projects.
Hot Apple Cider Streudel Drink Recipe
Hot Apple Cider Streudel drink recipe. An alcoholic hot cider recipe featuring vodka, cinnamon and a caramel-dipped apple slice.
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.
A Long Line, But Worth the Wait
Picture of line of people waiting to see Christmas Village in Torrington, Connecticut. Lines are always long at this free CT holiday attraction, but they are worth the wait. Page 3.
Santa Claus
Picture of Santa Claus at Christmas Village in Torrington, Connecticut. Page 6.
Want to Make Your Christmas Tree Last Longer?
Want your Christmas tree to last longer? Here's a tip straight from a New England Christmas tree farm on how to keep your Christmas tree fresh through the holiday season. This simple trick will make your Christmas tree last longer.
Inside Christmas Village
What does it look like inside Christmas Village in Torrington, Connecticut? See in this Photo. Page 4.
Take a Virtual Tour of Boston's Freedom Trail
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.
Santa's Sleigh
Kids can sit on Santa's sleigh at Christmas Village in Connecticut. It's the perfect CT spot to take your Christmas card photos. . Page 14.
Explore the North Shore
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.
The 6 Best Places to Get Free Driving...
Which free online driving directions tools are best and most accurate? Travel writer Kim Knox Beckius, who has tested free driving directions services while writing travel books and stories, reviews Mapquest, Google Maps and other online driving directions Web sites.
Hartford Travel: Where to Park Near Bradley...
Hartford's Bradley International Airport is one of the easiest airports to navigate. Here are the best valet parking and self-park options.
Pilgrim Home - Plimoth Plantation Photo Tour
Plimoth Plantation is a living history museum that recreates life as it was for New England's earliest settlers, the Pilgrims. The Pilgrim village features a number of timber-framed, thatched-roof family homes that visitors can enter and explore.
Top 10 Activities for Enjoying Winter in New...
Winter in New England. New England is lovely when blanketed in winter white. Winter is skiing and snuggling season, a time to enjoy the invigorating freshness of a winter day, then sip hot cider in front of a fire with the one you cherish. Here are 10 ways to experience the best of winter in New England.
Meet the Reindeer
Picture of live reindeer at Christmas Village in Torrington, Connecticut. Page 13.
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.
Did the Pilgrims Eat Bald Eagle for Thanksgiving?
Learn whether or not the Pilgrims ate Bald Eagle at the first Thanksgiving in this trivia quiz.
When is Memorial Day? Plan Ahead for the...
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.
Nativity Scene
A nativity scene is also on display at Christmas Village in Torrington, Connecticut. Enjoy these photos of this free CT holiday attraction. Page 16.
Bed & Burn
10 New England B&B inns with a fireplace in every room, Bed & Burn. Fireplace rooms can be found at many New England inns and B&Bs, but here is New England writer Kim Knox Beckius' guide to 10 New England inns where you'll find a fireplace in every guest room. Nothing is more romantic than lighting a fire in your own fireplace after a day of playing in the snow and enjoying the winter wonderland that is New England.
In the Pink
Pink turkey picture. My 8-year-old daughter refused to choose a favorite, but I liked this hot pink turkey best. Even her legs were pink! Page 8.
Since 1947
As this sign reminds visitors, Christmas Village is a long-standing tradition in Torrington, Connecticut. The annual event began in In 1947, when Parks and Recreation Supervisor Carl Bozenski invited Santa Claus to visit Alvord Playground. Page 15.
Meeting Mrs. Claus
Meeting Mrs. Claus, a picture from Christmas Village in Torrington, CT. . Page 8.
Mayflower II Photo Gallery
Mayflower II photos. The Mayflower II, a carefully crafted replica of the four-masted cargo ship that carried 102 Pilgrims to New England's shores in 1620, has been a popular Plymouth, Massachusetts, attraction since 1957. These photos, taken during the famous ship's 50th anniversary year, provide a glimpse of what visitors experience aboard Mayflower II.
Shake a Tail Feather
When you're just one vibrant turkey in a rafter of colorful turkeys, what do you do to draw the crowd's attention? You splay and shake your tail feathers! Page 7.
Hunt for Bargains at New England's Famous...
New England is famous for outlet shopping. Find the best bargains and deals at outlet stores in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire & Vermont.
What Native American Indian Tribe Shared the...
What is the name of the Native America Indian tribe that shared Thanksgiving dinner with the Pilgrims? Test your knowledge and find the answer in this trivia challenge.
The Best Place to Buy Live Maine Lobster
Buy live Maine lobster cheap! The best place to buy live Maine lobster is Pine Point Fisherman's Co-op in Scarborough, Maine. Lobster Co-op also sells lobster cheap online.
Christmas Elves
Picture of Christmas elves at Christmas Village in Torrington, CT. Page 12.
Christmas Tree Shops
Christmas Tree Shops locations in New England. Find Christmas Tree Shops locations in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. Page 3.
The Toy Shop
Photo of the Toy Shop at Torrington, Connecticut's Christmas Village. Page 10.
The Woman Behind the Big Man
A picture of Mrs. Claus from Christmas Village in Connecticut. Page 9.
Elf at Work
Watch elves at work in the Toy Shop at Christmas Village in Torrington, CT. Page 11.
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.
Llama Facts - Fun Facts About These Curious...
Llama fun and interesting facts. Learn more about llamas, pack animals that make perfect hiking companions.
'Tis the Season to Tour Cranberry Bogs
This driving tour takes you through southeastern Massachusetts to view bogs loaded with berries during the cranberry harvest season. Plan your own fall drive with these tips and directions, then set out to see this brilliant spectacle.
Where Did the Pilgrims Celebrate the First...
Thanksgiving Trivia Quiz Question and Answer. Do you know where the Pilgrims celebrated the first Thanksgiving?
Can't Wait for Next Year!
Christmas Village picture. Carl Bozenski's Christmas Village in Torrington, CT, a holiday tradition for more than 60 years. . Page 17.
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.
Dyeing to Know?
If you're dying to know how the Gozzi family turns turkeys into colorful works of art each Thanksgiving, look carefully at the orange and pink turkeys in this photo. Their white feather roots are showing. The color is just harmless dye. Page 4.
Who Wants to be a Top Turkey? - Correct Answer...
You're correct! The Indians who Shared the Pilgrims' First Thanksgiving were of the Wampanoag Tribe.
When Is Labor Day? Dates for 2014 to 2018
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.
5 Healthy Escapes in New England
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.
Plimoth Plantation: A Photo Album
Plimoth Plantation photo tour and tips for visitors. Come along on a photo tour of Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth, Massachusetts, home of the 1627 Pilgrim Village.
How To Boil Lobsters
A simple how to on boiling live new england lobsters.
What Was the Name of the Pilgrims' Ship?
What was the name of the Pilgrims' ship? Learn the correct answer and test your knowledge of Thanksgiving trivia.
10 Snowiest New England Spots for a White...
Dreaming of a White Christmas? Here are the 10 snowiest places in New England at Christmas according to the National Climatic Data Center. Did you guess a Maine town tops the list?
Ready to Make Some Wicked Good New England Clam...
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.
Talk to the Pilgrims - Plimoth Plantation...
At Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth, Massachusetts, you can talk to the Pilgrims as they go about their daily tasks.
Turkey Parade
Picture of turkeys on parade at Gozzi Turkey Farm Guilford, CT. Suddenly, the turkeys all turned their attention to my daughter, who led them on an entire lap around the turkey pen. She got such a kick out of leading a turkey parade! When she tired of marching, she tried to teach the turkeys how to moonwalk. Page 11.
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.
Where was the First Thanksgiving Celebrated?
Learn where the Pilgrims celebrated the First Thanksgiving in 1621 and more about Thanksgiving history in this trivia quiz.
The 10 Most Romantic Restaurants in Hartford
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.
Which Ship Brought the Pilgrims to America?
Did you correctly answer the trivia question? Learn the name of the Pilgrims' ship on their voyage to religious freedom in America.
GRILL Your Lobsters!
Grilled lobster is a treat! If you are searching for a grilled lobster recipe, here are the basics of how to grill lobsters.
Thanksgiving Ideas - All About Thanksgiving Fun...
Thanksgiving Ideas from About.com. Give thanks and celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with this tremendous selection of resources and ideas from About.com Guides including Thanksgiving crafts and home decorating, history, recipes, food and fun.
Strike a Pose
Turkey close-up photo. Ben Franklin didn't get far with his proposal to make the turkey our national bird. Perhaps if his fellow founding fathers had seen this pretty pink turkey, we'd be eating bald eagle on Thanksgiving! The turkeys at Gozzi's aren't at all camera-shy. Page 9.
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.
No Place Like New England for The Holidays -...
As the weather turns cold and New England begins to deck itself out in greenery and glimmering lights, I've assembled this one-stop guide to Christmas and holiday events and travel possibilities. And even if you'll be far from New England this holiday season, you'll find recipes, free email postcards, and ideas for adding a touch of New England to your own holiday festivities and virtual tours that will whisk you away to this land of winter wonder.
What Landmark Marks the Spot Where the Pilgrims...
Thanksgiving history trivia question. Do you know what landmark is called the place where the Pilgrims landed in America?
New England Oddities A to Z
Looking for New England oddities? Here's your A to Z Guide to offbeat, weird, strange, wacky and odd attractions in New England.
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.
How to Make a Leaf Rubbing
Making your own leaf rubbing is a great fall craft project that allows you to preserve memories of your fall trip to New England.
Move Over, Christmas Goose!
This green turkey looks as though he's expecting a Thanksgiving reprieve and dressing for the holiday season. Gozzi's Turkey Farm in the shoreline town of Guilford, Connecticut, sells fresh turkeys not only for Thanksgiving but for Christmas. Page 10.
Who Wants to be a Top Turkey? - Question 5 -...
Question five of the Who Wants to Be a Top Turkey Thanksgiving Trivia Challenge. Do you know why the Pilgrims came to America?
Talking Turkey
During the half-hour we were at Gozzi's Turkey Farm, we only heard the turkeys erupt in a full-blown gobble once, but they were making garbly, muted gobbling sounds almost constantly. It was fun to listen to their chatter and ponder its meaning. Page 5.
Who Wants to be a Top Turkey? - Question 9 -...
Question nine of the Who Wants to Be a Top Turkey Thanksgiving Trivia Challenge. Do you know what beverage the Pilgrims consumed at the first Thanksgiving dinner?
Where Was the Pilgrims' First Landing Place in...
Where did the Pilgrims first land in America? Discover the answer to this Thanksgiving trivia question.
Stitches and Stories - Plimoth Plantation...
Stitches and Stories Plimoth Plantation's costumed "interpreters" have multiple duties. As they attend
Gobble Around the Water Cooler
Colorful turkeys at Gozzi Turkey Farm. The yellow gobbler is in colorful company around the water cooler at Gozzi's Turkey Farm, where turkeys also turn shades of orange, pink, purple and green in the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving. Page 3.
Flavor of Vermont Mulled Cider Recipe
Mulled Cider Recipe: Add a new twist to hot mulled cider with a very New England ingredient--Vermont maple syrup! This cider recipe comes from the Vermont Maple Foundation's Official Vermont Maple Cookbook.
Maine Wildlife Park: Where Sighting a Maine...
Maine Wildlife Park photo tour and tips for visitors. The Maine Wildlife Park in Gray is the one place in Maine where you're guaranteed to see a moose.
What Is Maine Famous For (Besides Lobster)?
Looking for reasons to visit Maine? Here's a look at 10 things Maine is famous for... the things you simply must do if you want to say you've experienced Maine.
Bed & Burn - Part 2
Rooms with fireplaces can be found at many New England inns and B&Bs, but here is part two of New England writer Kim Knox Beckius' guide to 10 New England inns where you'll find a fireplace in every room. Page 2.
Easy Gingerbread House for Kids
Easy gingerbread house for kids. Making a gingerbread house for a holiday decoration need not be as involved as it looks! Here are instructions from the director of recreation at Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, New York, for an easy gingerbread house that kids can make using graham crackers.
What was the Mayflower before it brought the...
Trivia quiz: What was the Mayflower was before its voyage to America with the Pilgrims aboard? Test your knowledge of Pilgrim and Thanksgiving history and learn this fact and others.
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.
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.
Turkeys were First Brought to Europe from which...
Do you know from which US state the turkey was brought to Europe? Learn the state turkeys are native to in this Thanksgiving trivia quiz.
Virtual Leaf Peeping: 12 Fall Foliage Web Cams
If you can't get to New England, you can still be among the throngs of leaf peepers, thanks to the magic of Fall Foliage Web Cameras. Here are a dozen leaf cams for your viewing pleasure.
It's Easy to Make Boston Baked Beans in a Crock...
Crock Pot Boston Baked Beans recipe. An easy recipe for Boston Baked Beans--let your crock pot do the work! Maple syrup gives these beans sweetness.
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.
Cuisinart? Sounds French - Plimoth Plantation...
Cuisinart? Sounds French Plimoth Plantation staff members must not only be very knowledgeable of the
Building a New World - Plimoth Plantation...
Building a New World According to the Plimoth Plantation Web site, "It is one of the many myths about
Hartford Holiday Light Fantasia 2013
Hartford Holiday Light Fantasia returns in 2013 to Hartford, Connecticut's Goodwin Park. With one million lights, Hartford Holiday Light Fantasia gives Springfield's Bright Nights serious competition for the title of New England's largest holiday light display.
Foxwoods 101: A 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.
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.
What Event Inspired a U.S. President to...
Do you know what historic event inspired a U.S. president to proclaim Thanksgiving an annual holiday? Check your facts and dive into this Thanksgiving trivia quiz.
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.
Hartford Union Station: A Guide to Hartford's...
Information on Hartford Union Station, the train and bus station in Hartford, Connecticut and the capital city's transportation hub.
Your Weekend-by-Weekend Guide to Fall Fun in...
New England Fall Events 2014. A weekend-by-weekend guide to the best fall events in New England during fall foliage season. Plan a day trip or weekend escape around a fun event.
Create a Leaf Peeping Playlist with These Song...
Fall songs for your fall playlist. Create a fall playlist for your New England fall foliage road trip with these suggested fall songs.
Who Wants to be a Top Turkey? - Question 15 -...
Question fifteen of the Who Wants to Be a Top Turkey Thanksgiving Trivia Challenge. Do you know which of these U.S. presidents had ancestors aboard the Mayflower?
Got Kids? Family Vacation Ideas in New England
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 Holiday Happenings
New England holiday events 2012 guide. Here are some delightful holiday events to add to your New England travel itinerary.
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?
Hop on a Motorcoach and Enjoy the Fall Scenery
Bus tours are a low-stress way to see New England fall foliage. Let someone else do the driving while you view fabulous fall foliage on an escorted motorcoach tour.
Native Vessel
This traditional Wampanoag mashoon, a canoe made by burning a log and scraping out the charred wood, contrasts starkly with the Pilgrims' ship. It is one of the exhibits visitors see as they prepare to climb aboard Mayflower II. Page 2.
How to Cook Fresh Green Beans
How to cook fresh green beans. New England Travel.
Best Lobster in Maine
Best lobster in Maine. Most Maine travelers can't resist the allure of lobster. Whether you want to feast on lobster in the rough at a lobster shack, savor a gourmet lobster dinner, snack on lobster appetizers or buy live Maine lobsters to cook yourself, here are your best bets.
The World's Best Beer... Only in Vermont!
Heady Topper by The Alchemist, a tiny craft brewery in Vermont, has been christened best beer in the world. Learn where to try & buy Heady Topper in VT.
Foxwoods: A Complete Guide to the World's...
Foxwoods Directions: Driving directions to Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut, from New York, Boston, Providence and Hartford.
Visit Yankee Candle
Yankee Candle Christmas shop. It's always Christmas at the Yankee Candle Co. in South Deerfield, Massachusetts.
Dreams of Freedom - Newest Attraction on the...
Dreams of Freedom Dateline: 08/09/00 Did you know that historically Boston is second only to Ellis Island
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.
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.
The 10 Best Free Attractions New England Has to...
The cost of everything seems to be going up these days, but in New England some of the best attractions remain open to the public absolutely free of charge.
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