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Patriots' Day: A Uniquely New England Holiday
Patriots' Day date for 2015 - 2019, plus a guide to Patriots' Day events and traditions in Massachusetts and Maine.
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 Must-See Boston Attractions
What are the must-see sights in Boston? For first-time or frequent visitors, here are travel expert Kim Knox Beckius's top 10 must-see attractions in Boston, MA.
When is Memorial Day? Plan Ahead for the...
Memorial Day date 2015. When is Memorial Day? Here is your guide to upcoming Memorial Day dates for 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 to assist your travel planning.
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 Best Sunday Brunches in Connecticut
Connecticut brunch places. A guide to the best Sunday brunches at restaurants in Connecticut.
10 Fabulous Flower Festivals in the Northeast
Guide to 10 flower festivals in New England and New York State. Enjoy spring blooms at one of these colorful events in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont and NY.
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.
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.
When Is Thanksgiving? Dates for 2015 to 2021
When is Thanksgiving? Thanksgiving date 2015 and beyond. Plan ahead with our guide to the Thanksgiving date for 2015 - 2021, plus past Thanksgiving dates 2005 - 2014.
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 tips to help you stack the odds of seeing peak foliage in your favor.
9 Ways to Save on Six Flags New England Tickets
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kim's New England Deal Sheet: Updated Weekly!
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.
5 New England Places Dogs Love
If dogs booked New England vacations, where would they stay? Probably one of these hotels, resorts and other dog-friendly destinations.
When Is Labor Day? Dates for 2015 to 2019
Labor Day date 2015. When is Labor Day? Here is your guide to upcoming Labor Day dates for 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 to assist your travel planning.
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.
Massachusetts Flea Markets
Find flea markets in Massachusetts that operate on a regular schedule. This guide includes indoor and outdoor flea and antique markets.
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.
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.
Connecticut's Most Colorful Free Festival
The Meriden Daffodil Festival is one of Connecticut's most colorful free spring events. Here's everything to know about the 2015 Meriden Daffodil Festival.
Llama Facts - Fun Facts About These Curious...
Llama fun and interesting facts. Learn more about llamas, pack animals that make perfect hiking companions.
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.
When Is Columbus Day? Plan a Fall Trip in 2015
Columbus Day date 2015. When is Columbus Day? Here is your guide to upcoming Columbus Day dates for 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 to assist your fall travel planning.
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.
One Drive, Five Covered Bridges
Photographs and information about five Vermont covered bridges on ta driving tour of Bennington County Vermont. Page 1 of 6.
Meet the Budweiser Clydesdales Up Close
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.
Tanglewood 2015: Your Complete Guide to the...
Tanglewood 2015 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 2015 including concert schedule and ticket information.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
10 Things I Learned the Hard Way at Six Flags...
Roller coasters and other thrill rides at Six Flags New England. Six Flags New England is a destination for serious adrenaline junkies.
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.
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.
Learn How to 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.
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.
Hartford's 10 Most Romantic Places
Hartford's 10 most romantic places. Plan a romantic evening or getaway in Hartford, CT, or central Connecticut with these ideas for romantic CT restaurants, inns, date night places, more.
Foxwoods: A Complete Guide to the World's...
How to get to Foxwoods Resort Casino by car, train, ferry, bus or motorcoach.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Daffodil Days at Blithewold
Daffodil Days are a 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.
10 Romantic Things To Do in Maine
Discover 10 romantic things to do in Portland & southern Maine on Valentine's Day or any day. Dining, shows, skiing, cruises, romantic strolls and more memorable dates.
New England Fall Foliage Tours: Don't Leave...
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.
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.
New England's Old-School Family Beach Destination
Choose Hampton Beach, NH, for a classic family beach vacation. Plan your Hampton Beach summer getaway with this guide to lodging, attractions, events, dining and more.
Ride the Rails and See New England Fall Foliage...
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.
Visit Stephen Huneck's Dog Chapel in Vermont
Dog Chapel: Stephen Huneck's Dog Chapel in St. Johnsbury, Vermont, is a heavenly place for dogs and their people. If you own a dog or have ever loved a dog, this is a must-see stop during your New England travels. Take your dog along to explore the chapel and the surrounding scenic property and nature trails.
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.
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.
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.
Vermont Flea Markets
Vermont flea markets. Find flea markets in Vermont that operate on a regular schedule.
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.
Grilling Lobsters: A Visual, Step-by-Step Guide
Learn how to grill lobster with this visual, step-by-step guide. Page 1 of 9. Start by selecting live lobsters that weigh between 1-1/2 and 2 pounds
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.
Win a Maine Summer Vacation
New England contests you can enter online to win New England vacation trips and other cool New England prizes. This week's new contest: Win a Maine summer vacation.
Fly High Above the Leaves For a Peak Autumn...
Enjoy panoramic views of New England fall foliage on an aerial excursion this autumn. Find hot air balloon flights & more aerial tours of fall foliage in New England.
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.
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.
Make New England Clam Chowder at Home
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.
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.
A Sure Sign of Spring: 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.
10 Free Things to Do in Hartford
Whether you're a first-time Hartford, Connecticut, visitor or a resident looking for affordable things to do in your own back yard, here's a guide to 10 free attractions right in the city of Hartford.
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.
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.
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.
Ben & Jerry's is Giving Away Free Ice Cream...
Don't miss Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day in 2015. Here are this year's date and details. Sample a new Ben & Jerry's flavor like The Tonight Dough starring Jimmy Fallon.
The Secret to Traveling from NYC to Boston for...
Take a Chinese Bus from NYC to Boston, and visit New England on a 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.
New England's Best Scenic Drive
Kancamagus Highway scenic drive. Plan your trip along the Kancamagus Highway with this driving tour from 'Backroads of New England.'
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.
New England's Best Fall Drives
New England fall foliage driving tours and suggested scenic routes. Don't leave autumn drives in New England to chance!
8 Secrets for Saving Money on Your Boston Trip
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 make Boston a more affordable place to visit.
Find Your New England Home Away from Home
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.
Have You Been to Bash Bish Falls?
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.
10 New England Bed and Breakfasts with Rooms...
Looking for a cheap B&B or inn? If your vacation budget is tight, sleep on the cheap at one of these ten New England inns with rooms under $100.
5 White-Knuckle New England Mountain Drives
Massachusetts' tallest mountain, Mt. Greylock, is the focal point of its first State Park, Mount Greylock State Reservation. Though this 3,491-foot western Massachusetts peak can't rival Mt. Washington for height, it offers its own array of enticements. For starters, the road over the mountain is open to the public absolutely free.
Tanglewood Concert Schedule 2015
Tanglewood concert schedule 2015. Here is a complete, easy to browse and search schedule of concert performances at Tanglewood, summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, for the summer of 2015. Highlights include James Taylor, Idina Menzel and Huey Lewis and the News.
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.
Attention Thrill Seekers: New England's Getting...
What's new at Six Flags New England in 2015? Wicked Cyclone, the East's first hybrid roller coaster, for starters. Learn about the new rides, deals and attractions.
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.
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.
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.
Boston Baked Beans: History and Recipes!
Authentic Boston Baked Beans recipes, plus the answer to your burning question: Why is Boston called Beantown?
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.
Higher Ground
Higher Ground is an excellent, mid-size music venue in South Burlington, Vermont. Here are tips for attending a show at Higher Ground.
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.
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.
Tips for Bargain Hunting at 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.
A Scenic Connecticut Hideaway
DuBois Beach in Stonington, CT, is a hidden ocean gem. One of New England's most scenic and secluded little beaches is located in the historic village of Stonington Borough on the southeastern Connecticut's shore.
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.
Why Aren't There Locks on the Doors of the L.L....
LL Bean Flagship Store in Freeport, Maine, welcomes more than 3 million visitors annually. L.L. Bean's flagship store is open 24 hours a day, 365 days each year. Learn about visiting this legendary retailer.
Use These Fall Foliage Maps to Predict When...
New England fall foliage maps to help you plan your trip based on historical data and current reports of peak fall foliage.
How to Cook Fresh Green Beans
How to cook fresh green beans. New England Travel.
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.
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.
Don't Leave Boston Without Dumping Tea in the...
Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum is an interactive, must-see Boston attraction. New England Expert Kim Knox Beckius shares photos and tips for visiting including how to save on admission.
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?
Enjoy Autumn With a Foliage Driving Tour of...
Massachusetts fall foliage driving tours. Massachussetts offers scenic routes for leaf lovers to drive and explore. Fall foliage driving tours in the Berkshires, Cape Cod, more.
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.
The Best (and Most 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.
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.
Don't Miss New England's Top Events in 2015
What are the top New England events for 2015? These 16 festivals and events in New England and neighboring NY made the ABA's Top 100 Events in North America list.
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.
Plan Ahead for Fall 2015
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.
For Hotel Deals, Join the Club
We got an amazingly good deal when we stayed at Foxwoods' Grand Pequot Hotel for $79 in January of 2007. Even if you don't visit often or gamble enough to earn free stays, be sure to join Foxwoods' Wampum Club so you'll learn about special hotel deals. Page 10.
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.
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.
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
Newport Flower Show Virtual Tour - Hens and...
Our virtual photo tour of the Newport Flower Show continues with a look at the first place winner in the horticultural category, Whimsical Effect. This rooster is decked out with a plant commonly called Hens and Chicks.
Eat Fresh at Vermont's Best Farm to Plate...
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 13 of the best farm to plate restaurants in Vermont.
How to See Massachusetts in 5 Days
A suggested itinerary for seeing Massachusetts highlights on a five-day trip starting in Boston.
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.
Obtain a Connecticut Boating License
Connecticut Boating License information. A simple how to on obtaining a certificate of personal watercraft operation and/or a Safe Boating Certificate, required for all operators of boats in Connecticut.
Gold Rush
Coos Canyon, a bedrock gorge carved by the Swift River in Byron, Maine, is a prime place to pan for gold. Coos Canyon is also a scenic stop on the drive to Rangeley along Route 17. Here's what you need to know to plan your Coos Canyon gold panning expedition.
Head for the Sun: Mohegan Sun Casino
Mohegan Sun Casino travel guide. Mohegan Sun Casino completed an amazing expansion project in 2002, making it an even bigger rival to nearby Foxwoods. Here's your complete travel guide to the Mohegan Sun casino in Uncasville, Connecticut.
Catskill Game Farm: A Virtual Photo Tour
Catskill Game Farm: A Virtual Photo Tour of the Catskill Game Farm in Catskill, NY, plus information on visiting this Catskills region attraction that has been a family tradition since 1933.
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?
Indoor Pool
Foxwoods indoor pool picture. Since we were only staying one night at Foxwoods, we didn't bother to pack swimsuits. We regretted that decision when we stopped on the 9th floor of the Grand Pequot Tower Hotel for a peek at the indoor pool; it looked incredibly inviting. Page 7.
The 9 Neatest Shops in Northampton
Faces is a perennial favorite destination for Northampton shoppers. This eclectic shop on two levels can't be beat for variety. You'll encounter apparel and gift items at Faces that you quite simply won't find anywhere else!
Traveling with Teens in New England
Traveling with teens in New England. A guide to New England attractions that appeal to teens.
New England Oddities A to Z continued
New England isn't all steepled churches and patriotic landmarks. Here's part two of your A to Z Guide to offbeat, weird, strange, wacky and odd attractions in New England. Page 2.
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.
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.
Action Wildlife: A Photo Tour
Action Wildlife photo tour. Action Wildlife in Goshen, Connecticut, is an affordable family day trip destination. This Northwest Connecticut attraction features: A drive-through safari. Exotic animals including some on the brink of extinction. A petting zoo. A museum-quality collection of mounted animals ranging from cuddly forest critters to giants of the African savannah. Playgrounds. Indoor and outdoor waterfalls. Amazing photo opportunities.
New England Fall Foliage Reports
New England fall foliage reports online. 2014 foliage updates for Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Hampshire, Vermont.
Top April Events in New England
Top April 2015 events in New England selected by New England Travel Expert Kim Knox Beckius. Find Easter, Patriots' Day, and other fun spring events.
New England's Newest Food & Wine Fest is...
Savor is a new food and wine festival in CT hosted by celebrity chef Robert Irvine and featuring Connecticut's and the region's top chefs. Learn about Savor's mission and get tickets for this two-day celebration of wine, food & spirits: April 10-11, 2015.
Visit a Castle in Connecticut... Really!
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.
Boiling Lobsters is Easier Than You Think!
Simple instructions for how to boil live lobsters, plus cooking tips and how to tell when lobsters are done.
Where the President Plays...
Martha's Vineyard travel guide including getting to the island by ferry, boat or plane; where to stay including bed & breakfast inns and vacation rentals.
Getting to Block Island
A guide to Block Island ferries and flights. The picturesque and secluded island is situated 12 miles off the coast of Rhode Island.
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.

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