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Yankee's Travel Guide Offers Expert Advice for New England Getaways

Yankee’s Travel Guide Offers Expert Advice for New England Getaways
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Dublin, New Hampshire (April 2008)–Yankee Magazine’s Travel Guide to New England: Special 2008 Travel Issue features great escapes across the six-state region, from Vermont’s forested lakeshore to Rhode Island’s glorious sunsets. On newsstands from May 6 through the end of August, it names 244 Editors’ Choice winners for 2008, which include Yankee editors’ and contributors’ favorite restaurants, lodgings, and attractions in New England, with information resources divided by state and region.

“The wonder of New England is how compact this region is,” says Mel Allen, Yankee’s editor. “All the places you see in this special travel issue are within a few hours’ drive of one another. New England gives travelers more variety, more choices, in less area than anywhere else in America. We’ve done our best to capture all the diversity these six states offer.”

The issue includes five feature travel stories, covering the art scene in Connecticut; ocean
views in Jamestown, Rhode Island; the Black Heritage Trail in Boston; Lake Champlain’s
islands in Vermont; New Hampshire’s small but impressive coastline; and moose viewing in

Other articles in the Travel Guide include:

  • “Home at the Hawthorne Inn”: a Concord, Massachusetts, B&B
  • “Real Solutions”: warm-weather gardening tips
  • “How’d They Do That?”: creating an outdoor shower for $250
  • “The Maine Course”: profiles of five notable Portland chefs
  • “Homegrown”: New England’s beekeepers market a range of honeys

The Travel Guide also lists the top 20 summer events in each of New England’s six states.

For more than 30 years, Yankee Magazine’s Travel Guide to New England has been the most
widely distributed and best-selling guide to the six-state region, providing readers with a
comprehensive vacation planning tool and daily reference.

Yankee editor Mel Allen, senior editor/food Annie B. Copps, and other members of the
magazine staff are available for on-air interviews about stories in the Travel Guide.

Contact Heather Atwell at 603-563-8118 or to schedule an interview.


Updated Monday, April 28th, 2008

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