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25 Things to Do in Portland and Southern Maine
From forts to a floating restaurant, lighthouses to the world's largest revolving globe, discover myriad things to do in Portland, Maine, with this guide to the best attractions in Portland and southern Maine. Enjoy memorable experiences, whether you're spending a single day in port on your cruise or vacationing for a week in Maine.
When Is 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.
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.
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.
8 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.
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.
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.
14 NEW Things To Do in New England for Summer...
What's new in New England for summer 2014? New England Travel Expert Kim Knox Beckius names the top 14 new things to do for New England summer travelers.
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.
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.
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.
Tanglewood Concert Schedule 2014
Tanglewood concert schedule 2014. Here is a complete, easy to browse and search schedule of concert performances at Tanglewood, the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, for the summer of 2014. Highlights include James Taylor, Josh Groban and a screening of The Wizard of Oz with Boston Pops accompaniment.
Kim's New England Travel Deals (Updated 8/27/14)
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.
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.
Plan the Perfect New England Fall Foliage...
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.
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.
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.
See America's Most Historic Rock... Plymouth...
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.
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.
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.
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.
New England Fall Foliage Reports - Check...
New England fall foliage reports. 2013 foliage updates for the New England states and New York are available online. Here are links to regular fall foliage reports and current conditions for Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Hampshire, Vermont and the New England region.
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!
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.
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.
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.
August in New England: All of the Best Places...
Guide to August in New England featuring the best August events, destinations and things to do, plus August weather in New England and travel tips.
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.
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.
The Best Sunday Brunches in Connecticut
Connecticut brunch places. A guide to the best Sunday brunches at restaurants in Connecticut.
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.
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.
See World-Class Women's Tennis in an Intimate...
Connecticut Open 2014 (formerly Pilot Pen Tennis Tournament) draws top women tennis players to New Haven, Connecticut. The Connecticut Open is the final tournament in the US Open Series leading into the US Open.
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.
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.
WaterFire 2014: Plan a Visit to Providence's...
WaterFire 2014 schedule. WaterFire is Providence, Rhode Island's signature event. Here are confirmed lighting dates for WaterFire 2014 in Providence, RI.
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.
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.
New England's Best Beer Fests
Best New England beer festivals for summer and fall 2014. Discover a new favorite craft brew at a beer fest in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire or New York.
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.
When Is the First Day of Fall, Anyway?
First day of fall. When is the first day of fall? The fall season begins with the autumnal equinox, the date in September when hours of day and night are roughly equal. For your planning, here is a guide to the first day of fall for 2013 through 2016.
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.
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.
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.
One Drive, Five Covered Bridges: The Bridges of...
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 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.
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.
What is a White Pumpkin?
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.
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.
Pack the Perfect Picnic for Tanglewood -...
Picnic at Tanglewood. Here are ideas for packing the perfect gourmet picnic for your evening of music at Tanglewood, the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts.
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.
Popham Beach State Park in Phippsburg, Maine
Popham Beach in Phippsburg, Maine, is known for miles of stunning sandy beach with a State Park at one end and the ruins of an old stone fort at the other. Plan your Popham Beach visit with this guide featuring directions, where to stay nearby, what to see and more.
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.
A Vermont Driving Tour Guide for Fall Leaf...
Vermont fall foliage driving tours. Find the best places to view Vermont fall foliage on scenic drives this autumn.
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.
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.
Flea Markets in New England
Find flea markets in Connecticut that operate on a regular schedule. This guide includes indoor and outdoor flea and antique markets.
New England 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.
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.
10 Old-Fashioned Country Fairs in Connecticut
Best fairs in Connecticut for 2014. Searching for a real, old-fashioned agricultural fair? Connecticut delivers with 50+ fairs statewide July through October. Here are 10 agricultural fairs within an easy drive of Hartford, CT.
Dine Out Boston Deals Return in August
Boston Restaurant Week, also known as Dine Out Boston, is a twice annual opportunity for Boston residents and visitors to sample prix-fixe menus at some of the city's best restaurants at a price that usually represents a significant savings. Here's a quick guide to Boston Restaurant Week 2014 dining deals, including information on participating restaurants, upcoming Restaurant Week dates, reservations and more.
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.
Don't Pay Full Price at America's Oldest...
Lake Compounce discount tickets and coupons. Save money by purchasing discount tickets to Lake Compounce amusement park in Bristol, Connecticut.
Shop the World's Largest Outdoor Antique Show
Brimfield Antique Show in Brimfield, Massachusetts, is the world's largest outdoor antique show. Here are 2014 Brimfield Antique Show dates and shopping tips.
Fall Foliage Day Trips
New England fall foliage day trips. If you live close enough to New England to visit for a day, then fall foliage season is the perfect time of year to plan a winding drive through colorful autumn scenery to a festival, a museum or even to nowhere in particular. If you're looking for day trip ideas this fall, this is your place for autumn travel ideas!
A 90-Year-Old That Never Naps
LL Bean Flagship Store in Freeport, Maine, welcomes more than 3 million visitors each year. L.L. Bean's flagship store is open 24 hours a day, 365 days each year. Learn about visiting this legendary retailer.
New York's Best Fall Driving Tours
Scenic New York routes and driving tours that will take you to New York State's best fall foliage viewing this autumn.
Grilling Lobsters: A Visual, Step-by-Step Guide
How to grill lobsters. Picture of lobsters cooking on a grill.
Directions to Tanglewood Lenox Massachusetts
Tanglewood directions. Here are directions to Tanglewood, the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts.
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.
10 New England Halloween Haunted Houses and...
Scare yourself silly at one of these popular New England haunted houses, haunted hayrides or spooky attractions this Halloween.
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.
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.
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?
Maine's Most Stunning Fall Drives
Maine fall foliage driving tours. Find the best places to view Maine fall foliage on fall foliage driving tours in Maine this autumn.
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.'
It's Apple Harvest Time in New England
Apple picking in New England. Plan to pick your own apples during your New England autumn escape, then cook some of these wonderful apple recipes from New England inns. Here's your guide to pick your own apple orchards in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont and New York.
Quincy Market - Faneuil Hall Marketplace -...
Boston's Quincy Market, also known as Faneuil Hall Marketplace, is a great place to stop for food during your walk of the 2.5-mile Freedom Trail.
New England Fall Festivals
New England fall festivals guide 2013. Celebrate autumn at New England fall festivals. Here is your guide to autumn events in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont and neighboring New York State.
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.
See Free Concerts at L.L. Bean This Summer
LL Bean concert schedule. Here are performers, dates and times for 2014 L.L. Bean Summer Concert Series at L.L. Bean flagship store Discovery Park in Freeport, Maine.
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.
Five Mountains to Drive
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. Page 6.
New England Postcards - Love Themes - I Hate it...
Free New England Postcards Free Email Postcards to Send to Those You Love G o Back to Send Card Photograph
Fall Day Trips from Boston
Fall day trips from Boston. If you live in Boston or are visiting the city during fall foliage season, here are suggested fall day trips you can take by bus, or set out in your car for scenic autumn destinations within a two-hour drive of Boston, Massachusetts.
Delicious New England Apple Cider Drink Recipes
Apple Cider drink recipes for Halloween, Thanksgiving, autumn, any time! There is no taste that is more evocative of autumn in New England than a hot or cold apple cider beverage. Here are more than a dozen alcoholic and non-alcoholic cider drink recipes for you to try.
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.
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.
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.
A Scenic and Secluded Little Beach
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.
Weekend 6: October 11-13, 2014
New England Columbus Day weekend events. Festivals and things to do during Columbus Day weekend October 11-13, 2014. Make the most of a holiday weekend escape in the New England states.
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.
Connecticut's Biggest Beach
The beach at Hammonasset State Park in Madison is the place to head when it's hot and humid in Connecticut. Here is a guide to visiting Hammonasset Beach.
Massachusetts Flea Markets
Find flea markets in Massachusetts that operate on a regular schedule. This guide includes indoor and outdoor flea and antique markets.
Dramatic Plunge
Bash Bish Falls, located in southwestern Massachusetts inside Bash Bish Falls State Park, is two waterfalls for the price of one, and the price is free! Visit Massachusetts' highest waterfalls... a photogenic destination for a hike. You'll also find hiking trails and primitive camping in the surrounding Mount Washington State Forest.
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.
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.
New Hampshire's Most Scenic Fall Drives
New Hampshire fall foliage driving tours. Find the best places to view New Hampshire's fall foliage on New Hampshire fall foliage drives this autumn.
Block Island Car Ferry
Block Island car ferry. Taking a car to Block Island isn't easy. There is only one car ferry that operates between Block Island and mainland Rhode Island. If you need to take a car to Block Island--and it's definitely not necessary during the summer tourism season--here are some tips for getting your vehicle on and off Block Island.
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
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.
8 Best Places to View Fall Foliage in Connecticut
Connecticut fall foliage viewing spots. Why leave your leaf peeping to chance? Here are the Connecticut Bureau of Parks and Forests' top eight picks for the best places to view Connecticut fall foliage.
Top 10 Routes to View Maine Fall Foliage
Top 10 routes for viewing Maine fall foliage. A native Mainer shares the best routes to drive to enjoy Maine fall foliage views.
Top New England Events 2014
Fill your 2014 calendar with the best events and festivals in New England and New York state, including 16 named to the ABA's Top 100 Events list.
Spooktacular Salem
Salem, Massachusetts travel guide. There's no American place spookier than Salem, Massachusetts, and October is a bewitching time for a visit. Here's your complete guide to Haunted Happenings and other attractions, accommodations and dining in the land of the Witch Trials.
Fall Songs
Fall songs for your fall playlist. Create a fall playlist for your New England fall foliage road trip with these suggested fall songs.
The Sweetest Moose in Maine
See a life-size chocolate moose in Maine. It's easy to find the sweetest moose in all of Maine--his name is Lenny, and he lives at Len Libby Chocolates in Scarborough, Maine. Oh, and he's made of 1,700 pounds of milk chocolate.
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.
A Rare Mishap
Driving the Mt. Washington Auto Road is not for the faint-hearted. The road is steep, narrow, winding. Your knuckles will be white. Yet, Dispatcher Bouton of the New Hampshire State Police says accidents, like the one we observed, are 'not common at all.'. Page 2.
How To Boil Lobsters
A simple how to on boiling live new england lobsters.
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.
Discover Kaaterskill Falls
Finding Kaaterskill Falls. Directions to the parking area and trail head for Kaaterskill Falls, a scenic waterfall located near Palenville, New York, in the Catskill Mountains.
New England's Best Lobster Roll
Where can you find the best lobster roll in New England? At Abbott's Lobster in the Rough, a seasonal, waterfront seafood shack in Noank, Connecticut. Abbott's serves lobster rolls piled high with hot lobster on a toasted, buttered bun.
Reader Recipe: Homemade Coffee Syrup
Coffee Syrup Recipe: This recipe for Homemade Coffee Syrup was submitted by Tommy Souza. Coffee syrup is a New England favorite, particularly in Rhode Island where coffee milk is very popular.
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 Summer Festivals A to Z - Summer...
New England summer festivals guide. New England is bursting with festivals this summer! Here's your A-Z Guide to 2014 summer events in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.
Foxwoods: A Complete Guide to the World's...
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.
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.
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.
Castle in the Clouds: A Photo Tour
Castle in the Clouds NH photo tour. Castle in the Clouds in Moultonborough, NH, is an architectural landmark with stunning views of Lake Winnipesaukee.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Old Orchard Beach: Maine's 7-Mile Sandbox
Old Orchard Beach travel guide. Plan your Old Orchard Beach, Maine, vacation with this guide to lodging, attractions, events, camping, dining, shopping, more.
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's Best Lodgings for Leaf Peepers
Looking for the best New England fall foliage lodging options? Here are expert picks for your autumn in New England getaway. Book lodging early for the popular leaf peeping season.
Who Wants to be a Travel Writer?
About.com's New England Travel site is now accepting reviews, stories, recipes, and photographs from aspiring travel writers. Here's how to submit your material for consideration for online publication.
5 Connecticut Fall Festivals You Don't Want to...
Five fall festivals in Connecticut for 2013, including the annual Bristol Chrysanthemum Festival, the Connecticut Renaissance Faire, Chowder Fest at Mystic Seaport, more reasons to plan a CT day trip this autumn.
Vermont's Best Lodgings for Leaf Peepers
Best Vermont lodging options for viewing fall foliage. Suggested places to stay and special lodging packages in Vermont for the fall foliage season.
The Catskills: Immortal Mountains
This Catskills scenic driving tour, excerpted from Backroads of New York by About.com Guide Kim Knox Beckius, takes New York State travelers on a scenic and historic drive through the Catskill Mountains. Backroads of New York, published in 2007 by Voyageur Press, features 28 scenic driving tours in New York State.
New England Foliage Hotlines
New England foliage hotlines. Looking for up-to-date New England fall foliage reports? Here are toll-free hotlines to call for foliage reports for Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York and the entire Northeast region.
Vermont Flea Markets
Vermont flea markets. Find flea markets in Vermont that operate on a regular schedule.
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.
Weekend 5: October 4-5, 2014
New England fall weekend events. Festivals and things to do during the weekend of October 4-5, 2014 for planning fall foliage day trips and weekend getaways.
Ho Ho Ho! The Place to Go
Santa's Village New Hampshire pictures. Come along on a virtual photo tour of Santa's Village in NH. This nostalgic family amusement park in New Hampshire's White Mountains has enchanted little visitors since 1952. Get a preview with these pictures of a summer visit to Santa's Village.
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 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.
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.
Southern Vermont Garlic & Herb Festival Photo...
Vermont Garlic Festival photos. Have a stinky Labor Day weekend at the Southern Vermont Garlic & Herb Festival, an annual garlic extravaganza in Bennington, VT.
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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.
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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.
Vermont Outlet Shopping
Vermont has outlet shopping centers in Manchester Center, Brattleboro and near Burlington, but follow the back roads and find even better bargains at some of the hidden outlet, factory stores and bargain emporiums in VT.
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.
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