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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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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

9 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% 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 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 »

The Most Beautiful Cemeteries in New England

The Most Beautiful Cemeteries in New England

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

Are you a Tombstone Tourist? Do you enjoy visiting cemeteries as a destination for the art, history, nature,... Read More »

Best Apple Orchards in New England

22 votes, 4.14 avg. rating (82% score)

Autumn is a magical time of year for many reasons, but one of our favorite fall traditions is... Read More »

Best Farmers’ Markets in New England

Best Farmers’ Markets in New England

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

Summer and early fall is a glorious time for the many local farmers’ markets throughout New England. Author... Read More »

Best Ice Cream in New England

18 votes, 3.17 avg. rating (64% score)

Famed travel and cookbook authors Jane and Michael Stern travel thousands of miles for their popular Web site,... Read More »

Best Outdoor Attractions in New Hampshire | 2014 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Outdoor Attractions in New Hampshire | 2014 Editors’ Choice Awards

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

The Granite State has plenty to offer in the Great Outdoors. Read our picks for the best outdoor... Read More »

Best Outdoor Attractions in Maine | 2014 Editors’ Choice Awards

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

The Pine Tree State has plenty to offer in the Great Outdoors. Read our picks for the best... Read More »

Best Outdoor Attractions in Vermont | 2014 Editors’ Choice Awards

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

The Green Mountain State has plenty to offer in the Great Outdoors. Read our picks for the best... Read More »

Best Outdoor Attractions in Connecticut | 2014 Editors’ Choice Awards

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

The Nutmeg State has plenty to offer in the Great Outdoors. Read our picks for the best outdoor... Read More »

Best Outdoor Attractions in Rhode Island | 2014 Editors’ Choice Awards

4 votes, 2.25 avg. rating (51% score)

The Ocean State has plenty to offer in the Great Outdoors. Read our picks for the best outdoor... Read More »

Best Outdoor Attractions in Massachusetts | 2014 Editors’ Choice Awards

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

The Bay State has plenty to offer in the Great Outdoors. Read our picks for the best outdoor... Read More »

Best Classic Attractions in Rhode Island | 2014 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Classic Attractions in Rhode Island | 2014 Editors’ Choice Awards

3 votes, 3.67 avg. rating (74% score)

There’s a lot to see in do in the Ocean State, but some activities really stand the test... Read More »

Best Classic Attractions in Massachusetts | 2014 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Classic Attractions in Massachusetts | 2014 Editors’ Choice Awards

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

There’s a lot to see in do in the Bay State, but some activities really stand the test... Read More »

Best Classic Attractions in Connecticut | 2014 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Classic Attractions in Connecticut | 2014 Editors’ Choice Awards

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

There’s a lot to see in do in the Nutmeg State, but some activities really stand the test... Read More »

Best Classic Attractions in New Hampshire | 2014 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Classic Attractions in New Hampshire | 2014 Editors’ Choice Awards

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

There’s a lot to see in do in the Granite State, but some activities really stand the test... Read More »

Best Classic Attractions in Vermont | 2014 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Classic Attractions in Vermont | 2014 Editors’ Choice Awards

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

There’s a lot to see in do in the Green Mountain State, but some activities really stand the... Read More »

Best Classic Attractions in Maine | 2014 Editors’ Choice Awards

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

There’s a lot to see in do in the Pine Tree State, but some activities really stand the... Read More »

Best Dining in Massachusetts | 2014 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Dining in Massachusetts | 2014 Editors’ Choice Awards

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

Hungry? The Bay State offers plenty of restaurant options for hungry residents and visitors alike. Here are our... Read More »

Best Dining in Connecticut | 2014 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Dining in Connecticut | 2014 Editors’ Choice Awards

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

Hungry? The Constitution State offers plenty of restaurant options for hungry residents and visitors alike. Here are our... Read More »

Best Dining in Vermont | 2014 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Dining in Vermont | 2014 Editors’ Choice Awards

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

Hungry? The Green Mountain State offers plenty of restaurant options for hungry residents and visitors alike. Here are... Read More »



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