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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.

See our picks for the 2015 Editors’ Choice/Best of New England awards!

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The Best Chowder in New England

The Best Chowder in New England

8 votes, 4.12 avg. rating (82% score)

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

Best of Scenic Route 100 in Vermont | 2014 Editors’ Choice Awards

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

Heading to scenic Route 100 in Vermont this year? Along with classics like a day of skiing at... Read More »

Best of the New Hampshire White Mountains | 2014 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best of the New Hampshire White Mountains | 2014 Editors’ Choice Awards

6 votes, 4.67 avg. rating (91% score)

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

Best of Maine’s Coastal Route 1 | 2014 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best of Maine’s Coastal Route 1 | 2014 Editors’ Choice Awards

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

Heading to the Route 1 on the Maine coast this year? Along with classics like the Marginal Way... Read More »

Best Maple Recipes | 10 Sweetened Spring Favorites

Best Maple Recipes | 10 Sweetened Spring Favorites

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

With the melting snow comes maple season in New England, when we find ourselves craving all things topped... Read More »

Prettiest Winter Villages in New England

Prettiest Winter Villages in New England

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

New England is beautiful in any season, but becomes even more charming when the snow starts to fly.... Read More »

Best Boston Cream Pie in New England

Best Boston Cream Pie in New England

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

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

Best Town Meeting Tips

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

Sixth-generation Vermonter Susan Clark, co-author of All Those in Favor, is the town meeting moderator for her hometown... Read More »

Best 5 Cinemas and Theaters in New England

Best 5 Cinemas and Theaters in New England

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

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

Best Diners in New England

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

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

Best Winter Soups, Stews & Chowders | 12 Warming Recipes

Best Winter Soups, Stews & Chowders | 12 Warming Recipes

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

When the temperature drops and you’re craving something warm to fill your belly, there’s nothing like a bowl... Read More »

Best Classic Yankee Covers | 2014 Fan Favorites

Best Classic Yankee Covers | 2014 Fan Favorites

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

Our weekly Classic Cover Challenge on the Yankee Magazine Facebook page has proven itself to be one of... Read More »

Best Used Bookstores in New England

Best Used Bookstores in New England

5 votes, 4.20 avg. rating (83% score)

Saving the rural New England bookstore is more than a pastime for Richard F. Wright; it’s a passion... 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

4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)

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

Best 5 Local Breweries in New England

Best 5 Local Breweries in New England

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

New England’s beer culture is as rich and robust as a dark, toasty stout. Our region boasts more... Read More »

Best Holiday Party Appetizers

Best Holiday Party Appetizers

1 vote, 5.00 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 Places to See Christmas Lights in New England

Best Places to See Christmas Lights in New England

6 votes, 4.83 avg. rating (94% score)

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

Best Historic Christmas Celebrations in New England

Best Historic Christmas Celebrations in New England

8 votes, 4.12 avg. rating (82% 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

8 votes, 4.75 avg. rating (93% score)

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

Best Thanksgiving Side Dishes | Easy and Delicious

Best Thanksgiving Side Dishes | Easy and Delicious

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

Sure, we all love the turkey, and the parade of pies to follow, but what Thanksgiving feast would... Read More »

Best Home Heating Tips

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

General contractor Tom Silva has been lending his expertise to viewers of the PBS show This Old House... Read More »

Best Haunted Hotels and Inns in New England

Best Haunted Hotels and Inns in New England

8 votes, 3.88 avg. rating (77% score)

Do you believe in ghosts? New England’s long and storied history makes it home to countless strange and... Read More »

Best Pumpkin Recipes | 12 Sweet Fall Favorites

Best Pumpkin Recipes | 12 Sweet Fall Favorites

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

With the changing leaves we find ourselves craving all things pumpkin — from coffee and pie in our... Read More »

Haunted Happenings | Best Halloween Events in New England

Haunted Happenings | Best Halloween Events in New England

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

New England sure knows Halloween, and each year events and festivals throughout the region draw crowds in search... Read More »

Best Scenic Hikes in the Whites

Best Scenic Hikes in the Whites

8 votes, 4.62 avg. rating (90% score)

Yankee Magazine picks the best scenic hikes in the White Mountains with the help of outdoor adventurer, hiker,... Read More »

Best Apple Recipes | 10 Fall Fruit Favorites

Best Apple Recipes | 10 Fall Fruit Favorites

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

Fall has arrived, and with it, the return of the mighty apple! Apples are delicious plain, dipped in... Read More »



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