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New England Tours | The Ultimate Road Trip for Fall Foliage, Seafood, Cider Donuts, and More

New England Tours | The Ultimate Road Trip for Fall Foliage, Seafood, Cider Donuts, and More

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

New England tours can be as short as walking the Marginal Way or as long as an epic road... Read More »

Salisbury, CT | Cozy Country Charm in the Litchfield Hills

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

If you’re in search of country charm this winter, head to the village of Salisbury, Connecticut, in the... Read More »

Ice Castle in Lincoln, New Hampshire | Frozen Fun

Ice Castle in Lincoln, New Hampshire | Frozen Fun

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

Visiting a real ice castle is a winter experience like no other. Here’s a look at our January,... Read More »

Grafton, Vermont | A Quiet and Cozy Winter Town

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

For many New Englanders, winter weekends are ripe for outdoor athletics like skiing, snowshoeing, sledding and (on occasion)... Read More »

Maine Lobster Boat Tour

Maine Lobster Boat Tour

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

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be on a Maine lobster boat? Last fall, I had the... Read More »

Puddle Dock Pond | Ice Skating at Strawbery Banke

2 votes, 3.00 avg. rating (66% score)

Strawbery Banke Museum in downtown Portsmouth, New Hampshire, is dedicated to bringing more than 300 years of American... Read More »

Harvard Museum of Natural History | Indoor Fun in Harvard Square

Harvard Museum of Natural History | Indoor Fun in Harvard Square

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

On a recent Saturday in March, my plans to spend the afternoon in Harvard Square with my sister... Read More »

Wassail Weekend | Holiday Fun in Woodstock, Vermont

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

Often named one of the prettiest small towns in America, the village of Woodstock, Vermont becomes the ultimate... Read More »

The Boston Tea Party Reenactment

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

Huzzah! Each year on December 16th, history enthusiasts of all ages make their way to Boston to relive one... Read More »

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

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

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

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

Christmas at the Newport Mansions

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

There’s much to be said for a cozy country Christmas, for simple pleasures and silent nights. But on a recent gray... Read More »

The Red Lion Inn in Stockbridge, MA | A Historic New England Inn at Christmas

The Red Lion Inn in Stockbridge, MA | A Historic New England Inn at Christmas

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

While it’s true that the Berkshires town of Stockbridge, Massachusetts is a year-round gem, combining natural beauty with... Read More »

The Plimoth Grist Mill | Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth, MA

The Plimoth Grist Mill | Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth, MA

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

Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth, Massachusetts has long served as the local authority on all things 17th century New... Read More »

A Fall Visit to Downtown Portsmouth, New Hampshire

A Fall Visit to Downtown Portsmouth, New Hampshire

9 votes, 3.89 avg. rating (77% score)

With its top-notch restaurants, boutique shopping, and loads of historic charm, the coastal town of Portsmouth, New Hampshire... Read More »

Farms of the Champlain Valley, Vermont | The Land, the Animals, and the People Who Care for Them

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

Do you know where your food comes from? It’s a loaded question, one that often leads to even... Read More »

A Visit to Pittsfield, Massachusetts | Hotel on North and Hancock Shaker Village

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

Pittsfield, Massachusetts can claim a few famous New Englanders, including writer Herman Melville, actress Elizabeth Banks, and astronaut... Read More »

Plimoth Plantation | New England Living History Museum

Plimoth Plantation | New England Living History Museum

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

At Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth, Massachusetts, a 17th-century English Village and Wampanoag Homesite bring the story of one... Read More »

Chebeague Island Inn | Late Fall Maine Getaway

Chebeague Island Inn | Late Fall Maine Getaway

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

During the summer, the population of Chebeague Island off the coast of Maine swells to close to 2,000... Read More »

Newport Vineyards | A Family-Owned Labor of Love in Middletown, Rhode Island

Newport Vineyards | A Family-Owned Labor of Love in Middletown, Rhode Island

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

Newport Vineyards, a family-owned winery in Middletown, Rhode Island, is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2015 with a... Read More »

Tour of Boston’s Historic South End

Tour of Boston’s Historic South End

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

On a day trip into Boston, you may feel compelled to visit all the traditional sights: walk the... Read More »

Canobie Lake Park | A Classic New England Amusement Park in Salem, New Hampshire

Canobie Lake Park | A Classic New England Amusement Park in Salem, New Hampshire

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

For most New England kids, summer wasn’t complete without a much-anticipated visit to the amusement park. At one... Read More »

The Vermont Cheesemakers Festival | Shelburne, Vermont

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

Earlier this summer, Yankee Magazine was a proud sponsor of the annual Vermont Cheesemakers Festival, which takes place each... Read More »

The Yankee Candle Village Store in South Deerfield, Massachusetts | The Perfect Fall Destination

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

This fall, feed all of your senses by stepping into a world of expertly-crafted aromas and scented delights.... Read More »

Narragansett, Rhode Island | Adventures of a New England Dog

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

A summer visit to Narragansett, Rhode Island, featuring Rudy, the adventurous New England dog. Join him as he... Read More »

Charmed by Chatham | A Picturesque Cape Cod Town

Charmed by Chatham | A Picturesque Cape Cod Town

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

As the end of August approaches, many of us are hopping into the car to enjoy one of... Read More »

Strawbery Banke Museum | Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Strawbery Banke Museum | Portsmouth, New Hampshire

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

There’s a lot to love about the hip, charming coastal city of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, but for history and... Read More »

The Kennebunkport Festival | The Unofficial Start of Summer in Southern Maine

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

There are all kinds of time-honored signs that summer has finally arrived in Southern Maine – the first... Read More »



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