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Best of New England

Have you ever wondered where to find the best lobster roll, seaside inn, or outdoor adventure in New England? The editors of Yankee Magazine share their recommendations for planning the ultimate New England getaway.

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Best of Burlington, Vermont | Editors’ Choice Awards

Best of Burlington, Vermont | Editors’ Choice Awards

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

On the shores of Lake Champlain, Burlington is Vermont’s largest city and a favorite tourist spot for quirky... Read More »

Best Attractions in Vermont | 2016 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Attractions in Vermont | 2016 Editors’ Choice Awards

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Looking for the best things to do in Vermont? You won’t have to look far! Read our picks... Read More »

Best Lodging in Vermont | 2016 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Lodging in Vermont | 2016 Editors’ Choice Awards

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

Wondering where to stay in Vermont? We’ve got you covered! Check out our picks for the best lodging... Read More »

Best Dining in Vermont | 2016 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Dining in Vermont | 2016 Editors’ Choice Awards

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Wondering where to eat in Vermont? The Green Mountain offers plenty of restaurant options for hungry residents and... Read More »

Best Dining in New Hampshire | 2016 Editors’ Choice Awards

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Wondering where to eat in New Hampshire? The Granite State offers plenty of restaurant options for hungry residents and... Read More »

Best Independent Bookstores in New England

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

Where are the best independent bookstores in New England? We asked Joe Bills, Yankee Associate Editor (and co-owner of... Read More »

Best Spring Flower Festivals in New England

Best Spring Flower Festivals in New England

2 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Nothing says spring like the first blossoms of the season. The bright colors which sprout from every tree... Read More »

Best Sheep and Wool Festivals in New England

Best Sheep and Wool Festivals in New England

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Late spring is the season when New England sheep get their hair cut, and celebrations have sprung up... Read More »

Best of Maine’s Coastal Route 1 | Editors’ Choice Awards

Best of Maine’s Coastal Route 1 | Editors’ Choice Awards

8 votes, 4.25 avg. rating (84% score)

Yankee Magazine announces their picks for the best of Maine’s coastal Route 1 in the 2014 Editors’ Choice... Read More »

Best 5 Nurseries and Garden Centers in New England

Best 5 Nurseries and Garden Centers in New England

3 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Tovah Martin, author of more than a dozen gardening books, including The New Terrarium (Clarkson Potter, 2009) and... Read More »

The Best Chowder in New England

The Best Chowder in New England

14 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Love chowder? We scoured the region to find the best chowder in New England — one from each... Read More »

Best Ways to Welcome Spring in New England

1 vote, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Spring has sprung! Daffodils, crocuses, and forsythia have all begun to bloom (or will soon) and we’re throwing... Read More »

Best of the New Hampshire White Mountains | Editors’ Choice Awards

Best of the New Hampshire White Mountains | Editors’ Choice Awards

7 votes, 4.57 avg. rating (89% score)

Heading to the White Mountains of New Hampshire this year? Along with classics like driving the Kanc and... Read More »

Best St. Patrick’s Day Parades and Celebrations in New England

Best St. Patrick’s Day Parades and Celebrations in New England

6 votes, 4.33 avg. rating (85% score)

Every March, New England paints itself green to honor its rich Irish past. Here are some of our... Read More »

Best Maple Recipes | 10 Sweetened Spring Favorites

Best Maple Recipes | 10 Sweetened Spring Favorites

3 votes, 4.33 avg. rating (84% score)

Ready to welcome spring with a dose of maple goodness? Here’s a list of some of our best... Read More »

Best 5 Cinemas and Theaters in New England

Best 5 Cinemas and Theaters in New England

6 votes, 3.83 avg. rating (76% score)

Theaters are in Garen Daly’s blood: His grandparents were vaudeville performers. A former theater manager, he also produces... Read More »

15 Prettiest Winter Villages in New England

15 Prettiest Winter Villages in New England

12 votes, 3.92 avg. rating (78% score)

New England is beautiful in any season, but here are the 15 prettiest villages that are even more... Read More »

Best Boston Cream Pie in New England

Best Boston Cream Pie in New England

7 votes, 3.57 avg. rating (72% score)

Calling all Boston Cream Pie lovers! Want to know where to find the best versions of the classic... Read More »

Best Places to See Bald Eagles in New England

Best Places to See Bald Eagles in New England

5 votes, 3.80 avg. rating (76% score)

It’s easiest to spot bald eagles in winter, but keen eyes can find them year-round. Here are some of the... Read More »

Top 10 Diner Dishes in New England

Top 10 Diner Dishes in New England

7 votes, 3.86 avg. rating (77% score)

When the winter winds begin to blow, one’s thoughts turn to comfort food—and the best comfort food in... Read More »

Best Diners in New England

20 votes, 3.65 avg. rating (73% score)

New England is the birthplace of the American diner. It’s also where diners and diner cuisine have developed... Read More »

Best Ski Cruisers in New England

4 votes, 3.75 avg. rating (75% score)

Ben Hewitt is a regular contributor to Yankee Magazine, former Eastern editor at SKIING magazine, and a devotee... Read More »

Best New Year’s Eve Events in New England

Best New Year’s Eve Events in New England

5 votes, 4.40 avg. rating (86% score)

The first “First Night” festival took place in Boston back in 1976, organized by a small group of... Read More »

Best Places to See Christmas Lights in New England

Best Places to See Christmas Lights in New England

8 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (88% score)

Whether it’s piling into the car with a steaming travel mug of hot chocolate to cruise the holiday... Read More »

Best Holiday Party Appetizers

Best Holiday Party Appetizers

3 votes, 4.67 avg. rating (89% score)

Heading to a holiday party and not sure what appetizer to bring? Hosting a party and want to... Read More »

Best Historic Christmas Celebrations in New England

Best Historic Christmas Celebrations in New England

11 votes, 4.09 avg. rating (81% score)

In a region as rich in history as New England, taking a trip to the Christmas past is... Read More »

Best Christmas Celebrations in New England

Best Christmas Celebrations in New England

12 votes, 4.33 avg. rating (86% score)

It’s not hard to find the Christmas spirit in New England, but if you’re looking to visit a... Read More »



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