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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 Bargains in Massachusetts | 2014 Editors’ Choice Awards

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

Pinching pennies never felt so good! Check out our picks for the best bargains in Massachusetts for 2014.... Read More »

Best Garden Ornaments & Furniture | 2014 Home & Garden Awards

Best Garden Ornaments & Furniture | 2014 Home & Garden Awards

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

With your garden planted and blooming, it’s time to add the finishing touches! From colorful pots and picket... Read More »

Best Outdoor Bargains in New England

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

Summer is here and it’s time to get outdoors and enjoy the warm weather and sunshine, but there’s... Read More »

Best Public Gardens | 2014 Home & Garden Awards

Best Public Gardens | 2014 Home & Garden Awards

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

From coastal to urban to historic, these 8 public gardens offer stunning views, vibrant color, and peaceful tranquility... Read More »

Best Flower & Vegetable Varieties | 2014 Home & Garden Awards

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

Looking for some help in planning a successful New England flower or vegetable garden? Here are the winners... Read More »

Best Garden Accessories Shops | 2014 Home & Garden Awards

Best Garden Accessories Shops | 2014 Home & Garden Awards

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

Want to accessorize your garden in one fell swoop? From antique birdbaths to terra-cotta pots, these shops have... Read More »

Best Restaurant Gardens | 2014 Home & Garden Awards

Best Restaurant Gardens | 2014 Home & Garden Awards

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

What could be better for a restaurant than an on-site garden? With menu ingredients just a few feet... Read More »

Best 5 Vintage Clothing Shops in New England

Best 5 Vintage Clothing Shops in New England

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

Alexandra Hall writes about all things lifestyle in New England, but at the end of the day (and... 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 »

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

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

5 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (96% score)

Every March New England paints itself green to honor and celebrate its rich Irish past. Whether you mark... Read More »

Best Spots for Italian Food in New England

Best Spots for Italian Food in New England

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

Wondering where to find the best Italian food in New England?  Whether its pizza, pasta, or cannoli –... Read More »

Best Cross Country Ski Trails in New England

Best Cross Country Ski Trails in New England

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

When Vermont author David Goodman isn’t writing, he’s skiing or, even better, writing about skiing. His newest book... Read More »

Best Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in New England

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

With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, it’s time to plan something special! Whether you make a day of... Read More »

Best Burgers in Connecticut

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

With its significant coastline and interior farmland, Connecticut suffers no shortage of great food from land and sea.... Read More »

Best Chowders in Massachusetts

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

As long as there have been fishing and cooking, there has been chowder. In one form or another,... Read More »

Best Classic Yankee Covers | 2013 Fan Favorites

Best Classic Yankee Covers | 2013 Fan Favorites

10 votes, 4.10 avg. rating (81% score)

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

Best Ways to Have Fun with Snow

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

With winter in full swing, it’s time to make the most of these snowy days! Snow isn’t just... Read More »

Best Hard Ciders in New England | New Favorites

Best Hard Ciders in New England | New Favorites

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

Fall in New England is all about the apple, and now more than ever, that includes enjoying a... Read More »

Maize Madness | Best Corn Mazes in New England

Maize Madness | Best Corn Mazes in New England

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

It’s that time of year again! If you look forward to making your way through a corn maze... Read More »

Foliage Travel | Editors’ Picks for Where to Eat in Northwest Vermont

Foliage Travel | Editors’ Picks for Where to Eat in Northwest Vermont

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

Vermont is arguably New England’s top state for fall foliage color-seekers, so why not plan a delicious meal... Read More »

Best of Portland, Maine | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best of Portland, Maine | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

7 votes, 3.71 avg. rating (74% score)

Portland is the largest city in Maine and its historic Old Port has never looked better. See what... Read More »

Best of Burlington, VT | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best of Burlington, VT | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

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

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

Best of Newport, RI | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best of Newport, RI | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

10 votes, 4.10 avg. rating (81% score)

Located just 23 miles south of Providence, and 61 miles south of Boston, the seaside city of Newport,... Read More »

Best Fall Food Festivals in New England

Best Fall Food Festivals in New England

4 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (87% score)

Heading into fall means a whole new crop of seasonal food festivals to enjoy before the cold weather... Read More »

Best of Hartford, CT | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best of Hartford, CT | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

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

BEST ATTRACTIONS IN HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT BEST HISTORIC CAPITOL CONNECTICUT’S OLD STATE HOUSE, Hartford The legislative chamber within this... Read More »

Best of Portsmouth, NH | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best of Portsmouth, NH | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

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

BEST ATTRACTIONS IN PORTSMOUTH, NEW HAMPSHIRE BEST PUBLIC PARK PRESCOTT PARK, Portsmouth Ten acres of flower gardens, walking... Read More »

Best Beer Establishments in New England

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

If you’re looking for a great place to enjoy a pint, check out our list of some of... Read More »



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