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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.
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.
Six Flags New England Coupon and Discount...
Six Flags New England coupon and discount offers to help travelers save money on admission to New England's premier amusement park, Six Flags New England in Massachusetts.
10 New England Places Where You Can Take It All...
Whether you're a seasoned nudist or a first-timer, here's your guide to ten places to take it all off and go nude in New England.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The 10 Most Memorable Things To Do on the...
The Boston North Shore is a New England coastal region that holds many surprises for visitors. Plan your North Shore vacation with this guide to the 10 most memorable things to do on the Massachusetts North Shore, starting with a sail around Gloucester Harbor aboard the schooner Thomas E. Lannon.
See America's Most Historic Rock... Plymouth...
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.
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.
New England Outlet Shopping Guide
Complete guide to outlet shopping in Kittery, Maine, North Conway, New Hampshire, Manchester, Vermont, and all of the New England states. Find the best bargains and deals at outlets in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.
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.
Kim's New England Travel Deals (Updated 7/22/14)
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.
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.
The Best Sunday Brunches in Connecticut
Connecticut brunch places. A guide to the best Sunday brunches at restaurants in Connecticut.
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.
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.
Learn How to Grill Lobsters Like They Do in New...
Grilled lobster is a treat! If you are searching for a grilled lobster recipe, here are the basics of how to grill lobsters.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Enjoy New England's Fall Foliage Via These Bus...
Let someone else do the driving while you take in New England's fabulous fall foliage on an escorted motorcoach tour.
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.
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.
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.
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.
10 Things I Learned the Hard Way at Six Flags...
Six Flags New England tips. Visiting Six Flags New England for the first time? These tips will help you navigate New England's largest theme park, save money and make the most of your experience.
New 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.
Join the Patriots at Training Camp
New England Patriots training camp 2014 opens July 24, and you can get in on the experience at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts. It's free!
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 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.
Fall Foliage Driving Tours in New England
New England's country roads beckon throughout the year, but there's no more magnificent time for a driving tour of New England than autumn. Here are some fall foliage driving tours and suggested scenic routes for exploring New England.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Plan Your Fall Foliage Train Tour Through New...
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.
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.
Six Flags New England
Guide to Six Flags New England, the region's largest theme park, including hours, directions, how to save on admission tickets, what's new at the park and tips for first time visitors.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
How to Plan the Perfect Fall-Foliage Adventure
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Thurston's Lobster Pound
Thurston's Lobster Pound in Bernard, Maine, is the quintessential place on the coast to eat Maine lobster in the rough. Lobster at Thurston's is affordable, fresh and delicious, but it's the view that provides the biggest feast.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New England Fall Foliage Tours
New England fall foliage tours. Leave the planning to someone else, and relax and enjoy a guided biking, hiking, walking, bus, train, cruise or aerial New England fall foliage tour this fall.
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.
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.
The 6 Best Places to Get Free Driving...
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.
The World's Best Beer: Only in Vermont
Heady Topper, made by The Alchemist, a tiny craft brewery in Vermont, has been christened best beer in the world by critics. Learn what makes this distinctive beer so amazing, where to try and buy Heady Topper and why doing so means you'll have to go to Vermont.
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.'
Massachusetts Flea Markets
Find flea markets in Massachusetts that operate on a regular schedule. This guide includes indoor and outdoor flea and antique markets.
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.
How To Boil Lobsters
A simple how to on boiling live new england lobsters.
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.
Whole Lotta Shuckin' Going On
Union Oyster House in Boston, Massachusetts, is America's oldest restaurant. For old New England atmosphere and Yankee cooking, head to the Union Oyster House, located on the Freedom Trail in Boston, Massachusetts, adjacent to Faneuil Hall Marketplace. The famous restaurant, a favorite of Daniel Webster and John F. Kennedy, is the oldest continuously operating restaurant in the United States.
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
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.
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.
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.
How to Cook Fresh Green Beans
How to cook fresh green beans. New England Travel.
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.
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.
Fall Foliage Driving Tours: Maine
Maine fall foliage driving tours. Find the best places to view Maine fall foliage on fall foliage driving tours in Maine this autumn.
Take the Ferry to Newport
Newport ferry from Providence. Avoid traffic and driving hassles by taking the RIPTA ferry from Providence to Newport, Rhode Island. Here's complete information on ferry reservations, tickets, schedules, more.
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 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.
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.
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.
Hammonasset Beach State Park
Hammonasset Beach State Park photo gallery. Hammonasset Beach State Park, with its two miles of white sand and soothing Long Island Sound surf, is not only the closest beach to Hartford, it's Connecticut's biggest beach. Located just about an hour's drive south of Hartford in Madison, Connecticut, the beach is ideal for family outings, whether you want to play in the waves, build a sandcastle, collect seashells, picnic, camp or visit the nature center.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New England Oddities A to Z continued
New England isn't all steepled churches and patriotic landmarks. Here's part three of your A to Z Guide to offbeat, weird, strange, wacky and odd attractions in New England. Page 3.
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.
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.
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.
How to Pack and Dress for Your New England Trip
Advice from a New Englander on how to pack and dress for a New England trip. If you're making a New England packing list, here's advice on what to bring, appropriate seasonal dress, more.
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.
Stay & Fly: Find a Hotel Near Boston's...
Best hotels near Logan Airport in Boston. Flying in or out of Boston and need to stay near Logan? Here is your guide to hotels near Boston Logan Airport.
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.
Block Island Travel Guide
Block Island travel guide. Plan a Block Island vacation with this guide to ferries, flights, hotels, sights and dining.
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.
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.
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?
Top 8 Boston Discount Programs for Travelers
These Boston travel discounts and deals will save you money on a Boston vacation. Whether it's a family vacation, romantic getaway or business trip, these deals and discounts for travelers can make Boston a more affordable place to visit.
New England's Top Parks - Part 2
New England's National Parks draw millions of visitors to the region each year. Which are most popular? Here's part two of a top ten list. Page 2.
Choose Hampton Beach, New Hampshire, for a...
Hampton Beach vacation guide. Choose Hampton Beach, NH, for a classic New Hampshire family beach vacation. Plan your Hampton Beach summer vacation with this guide to lodging, attractions, entertainment, camping, vacation rentals, dining, shopping and more.
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.
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.
Fall Foliage Driving Tours: Vermont
Vermont fall foliage driving tours. Find the best places to view Vermont fall foliage on Vermont fall foliage driving tours this autumn.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Where to Go Snow Tubing in New England
Here is a guide to places to try snow tubing in New England including Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire.
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.
New England Fall Weekend Events 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Enjoy Autumn With a Foliage Driving Tour of...
Massachusetts fall foliage driving tours. Massachussetts offers a bounty of options for leaf lovers looking to drive and explore. Here are some fall foliage driving tour ideas and scenic routes, from western Massachusetts to Boston and everywhere in between.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New England Family Vacation Ideas
New England family vacation ideas. Plan your New England family vacation with these travel ideas and tips for traveling with kids from New England travel expert (and mom) Kim Knox Beckius.
Farmington River Tubing
Farmington River Tubing in New Hartford, Connecticut. Tubing on the Farmington River is a great way to cool down on a hot summer day in the Hartford area. Here's your guide to Farmington River tubing including where to go, what it costs, how to dress and other tips for a safe and fun tubing adventure on the Farmington.
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.
Georgetown, Maine, Attractions
Georgetown Island, Maine, boasts a five-star restaurant, a beautiful full-service marina, one of Maine's best state parks and more attractions. Page 2.
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.
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.
Fun for Little Ones in Portland, Maine
Children's Museum of Maine in Portland, Maine, review. How much can you pack into a two-hour visit to the Children's Museum of Maine, an attraction for kids in Portland, Maine? New England Travel Guide Kim Knox Beckius' five-year-old daughter shares her account of a morning at the Children's Museum.
Howe Caverns: A Photo Tour
A photo tour of Howe Caverns in Howes Cave, NY. See pictures of Howe Caverns in central New York State and learn how to plan your own visit to tour this unique underground attraction, which was first discovered in 1842.
Swan Boats - Boston Public Garden - Boston...
The swan boats have returned to Boston Public Garden each spring since they were invented in 1877.
Georgetown Island, Maine: One of the Maine...
The Island of Georgetown, Maine, one of the Maine coast's best-kept secrets. The island is home to a lighthouse and a spectacular state park. Page 3.
New England Summer Festivals - 2014 Summer...
New England is bursting with festivals this summer! Here is part two of your A-Z Guide to 2014 summer events in the New England states: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.
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.
The Wonder of WaterFire
WaterFire pictures. Images of WaterFire from the event's 15th anniversary season in Providence, Rhode Island (RI).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New England's Top Things To Do and Places to...
July in New England features fun events & family vacations. Discover the best things to do and places to visit in July, plus tips on weather, saving money, more.
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.
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