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Christmas Shopping in Portland, Maine | Last-Minute Gifts from the Old Port

Christmas Shopping in Portland, Maine | Last-Minute Gifts from the Old Port

It’s seafood that I’m thinking about as I tool down Commercial Street on my way to the Old... Read More »

Old Saybrook, Connecticut | A Historic Village on the Connecticut Shoreline

With the Connecticut River twisting alongside it, feathering its briny fingers through the eastern border before pushing into... Read More »

Favorite Chowder Recipes

2 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (86% score)

With seafood and potatoes being so readily available in New England, anytime is a good time to whip... Read More »

North Woodstock, New Hampshire | Village in the White Mountains

North Woodstock, New Hampshire | Village in the White Mountains

Each September, just as the calendar is easing into the first official days of fall, Jim and I... Read More »

Madame Sherri’s Castle Ruins | A Legendary Site in West Chesterfield, New Hampshire

It was a photo from our online gallery that sparked my interest: a sweeping, arched staircase constructed of... Read More »

Wicked Big Picture | Best Apple Orchards

3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

Read our picks for the best apple orchards in New England. Read More »

Foliage View in Shelburne Falls

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

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Bridge of Flowers in Shelburne Falls

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Maine Lobster Festival | Photographs of Rockland’s Crustacean Celebration

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Thinking about going to the 2015 Maine lobster festival? Find out what you can expect by viewing this... Read More »

Cape Porpoise, Maine | A Quiet Coastal Village

We were still a few weeks shy of the summer solstice, but our late-spring weather was bordering on... Read More »

Providence, Rhode Island | A Slice of the Renaissance City

Providence, Rhode Island | A Slice of the Renaissance City

History begins to whisper when you pull into the city of Providence, Rhode Island. Founded in 1636 by... Read More »

Seaquankeyquash | Lexicon

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

The American Indian New Year is celebrated during the Planting Moon in May. “It is the time of... Read More »

Wells, Maine | More Than a Beach Town

Wells, Maine | More Than a Beach Town

With its sweep of white sandy beaches totaling almost seven miles, it’s easy to understand why tourists flock... Read More »

The Yankee Building on Main Street in Dublin, New Hampshire

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Dublin, New Hampshire on a rainy day. Read More »

Historic Amesbury, Massachusetts | A Small-Town Community in the City

Historic Amesbury, Massachusetts | A Small-Town Community in the City

Historic Amesbury, Massachusetts, is a complex place, where bucolic country roads snake around historic landmarks bearing the time-worn... Read More »

House Tour | Alyson Horrocks’ 18th-Century Colonial Home

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When Alyson Horrocks, along with her husband, Russ, and four children, relocated from California to the East coast,... Read More »

Hearty Casserole Recipes | Our Favorite Filling Dishes

Hearty Casserole Recipes | Our Favorite Filling Dishes

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Regardless of the occasion—the celebration of a new baby, a company party, or a church supper—casseroles are the... Read More »

Historic Amherst, New Hampshire

Historic Amherst, New Hampshire

Venture about 15 miles southwest of Manchester—the Granite State’s largest city—on Route 101, and you’ll happen upon the... Read More »

Classic Holiday Cookies

Classic Holiday Cookies

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Nothing welcomes guests into the home during the holidays like a freshly-baked plate of cookies. View a sampling... Read More »

Piper at New Hampshire Highland Games

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Lincoln, New Hampshire | Things to Do in the Western White Mountains

Lincoln, New Hampshire | Things to Do in the Western White Mountains

Nestled in the heart of the White Mountains, and easily accessible from Interstate 93, Lincoln, New Hampshire, beckons... Read More »

Rockport, Maine | Small Historic Harbor Town

Rockport, Maine | Small Historic Harbor Town

The tiny coastal village of Rockport, Maine, may be easy to overlook, situated as it is between the... Read More »

Cooking Lobster at Home | Our Best 5 Tips

4 votes, 4.75 avg. rating (91% score)

Summertime is synonymous with seafood in New England. Save some cash this year by cooking lobster at home... Read More »

Kittery Point, Maine | A Quiet Summer Destination

Kittery Point, Maine | A Quiet Summer Destination

The myriad retail outlets and eateries that line the southern stretch of U.S. 1 in Kittery, Maine, lure... Read More »

Kayak Launch at the Marina

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Park your car at the Marina in Brattlebo, Vermont and launch your kayak off the dock. Read More »

A Day in Kennebunk, Maine | Beaches, Lobster Rolls & Historic Architecture

Kennebunk, Maine, is the small town that molded my expectations for all small New England towns. It’s the... Read More »

Wellfleet Drive-in Theatre

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The Wellfleet Drive-In is the only drive-in movie on the Cape. And by day, it turns into a... Read More »



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