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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.
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.
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.
Connecticut brunch places. A guide to the best Sunday brunches at restaurants in Connecticut.
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? 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Maine lighthouse driving tour. How to visit six lighthouses within 20 minutes of Portland, Maine, including detailed driving instructions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The UConn Parade in Hartford, CT, honors the 2014 NCAA national champion UConn men's and women's basketball teams.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Grilled lobster is a treat! If you are searching for a grilled lobster recipe, here are the basics of how to grill lobsters.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Find flea markets in Connecticut that operate on a regular schedule. This guide includes indoor and outdoor flea and antique markets.
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 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.
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.
How to cook fresh green beans. New England Travel.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This New England airports map will help you choose the best arrival destination and compare alternatives to find the cheapest airfares.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Let someone else do the driving while you take in New England's fabulous fall foliage on an escorted motorcoach tour.
New England's National Parks draw millions of visitors to the region each year. Which are most popular? Here's a top ten list.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 most recent travel article archive - articles by About.com Guide to New England Travel Kim Knox Beckius.
Llama fun and interesting facts. Learn more about llamas, pack animals that make perfect hiking companions.
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.
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.
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.
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'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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hotels and inns near Mohegan Sun Casino. Here are some lodging options if you want to stay near Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut.
This authentic New England clam chowder recipe has been on the menu at The Cliff House in Ogunquit, Maine, since 1872.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Angry Orchard hard ciders are a Boston Beer Co. product that has taken the market by storm in New England and nationwide. Page 2.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The swan boats have returned to Boston Public Garden each spring since they were invented in 1877.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Find flea markets in Massachusetts that operate on a regular schedule. This guide includes indoor and outdoor flea and antique markets.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Explore these top 10 romantic things to do in Portland and southern Maine for Valentine's Day or any day of the year.
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.
Discover some authentic Boston Baked Beans recipes plus the answer to your burning question: Why is Boston called Beantown?
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What's new at Six Flags New England for 2014? The world record breaking New England SkyScreamer, for starters. Learn about the new rides, shows and programs.
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.
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.
Visit America's oldest store. The Old Country Store has been a fixture on what is now Route 25 in the center of Moultonborough, New Hampshire, since 1781. It is perhaps the oldest store in the US.
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.
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. Page 2.
Pea shoots and tendrils begin to show up at New England farmer's markets in late June. Wondering how to cook pea shoots? Here's an easy, quick and tasty pea shoots and tendrils recipe from my New England kitchen.
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.
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.
Old Orchard Beach travel guide. At Old Orchard Beach, Maine, the sand and fun go on and on. Plan your Old Orchard Beach summer vacation with this guide to lodging, attractions, entertainment, camping, vacation rentals, dining, shopping and more.
The white, sandy beach at Hammonnasset State Park in Madison is the place to head when it's hot and humid in Connecticut. Here is a quick guide to visiting Hammonasset Beach.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A simple how to on boiling live new england lobsters.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
A Martha's Vineyard travel guide including information on getting to the island by ferry, boat or plane; where to stay including bed & breakfast inns and vacation rentals; island dining; and what to do including shopping and historic sites.
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.
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.
Christmas Tree Shops locations in New England. Find Christmas Tree Shops locations in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. Page 3.
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.
Connecticut Wine Trail suggested itinerary. Spend a day or weekend exploring the Connecticut Wine Trail. Autumn is the perfect time to explore the Connecticut Wine Trail.
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.
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.
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.