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Explore New England

Follow the editors of Yankee Magazine as they explore the villages, towns, and cities that make up the distinctive region of New England.

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Keene, New Hampshire | Historic Photographs

Keene, New Hampshire, a town – some call it a city – tucked into the southwest corner of... Read More »

Ice Castle in Lincoln, New Hampshire | Frozen Fun

Ice Castle in Lincoln, New Hampshire | Frozen Fun

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

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

Exploring Killington’s Restaurants and Bars

Killington, Vermont, might be the largest ski and snowboard destination in Eastern North America, but that’s not all... Read More »

The New England Ski Museum

Nestled at the base of Cannon Mountain, just down the way from the longtime home of New Hampshire’s... Read More »

Salisbury, CT | Cozy Country Charm in the Litchfield Hills

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

The Essex Resort and Spa | Dog-Friendly Weekend in VT

My wife Brenda and I love to travel, but in the eight-and-a-half years since our English Springer Spaniel... Read More »

Christmas at the Newport Mansions

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

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

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

Kringle Candle Company | More Than a Candle Store

When Michael Kittredge III, the son of the founder of Yankee Candle Company, launched a college business project on... Read More »

The Omni Mount Washington Resort | A Winter Weekend Away

Built in the shadow of Mount Washington in 1902, the Omni Mount Washington Resort in the White Mountains... Read More »

Historic Hancock, New Hampshire | A Gem in the Monadnock Region

The village of Hancock, New Hampshire, is certainly resplendent in autumn, and spring and summer show off the... Read More »

Old Saybrook, Connecticut | A Historic Village on the Connecticut Shoreline

With the Connecticut River twisting alongside it, feathering its briny fingers through the eastern border before pushing into... Read More »

Provincetown, Massachusetts | An Off Season (Just Barely) Visit

With enough people to make the streets hum, most shops and restaurants still open, and pleasant weather, a... Read More »

Halloween in Salem, Massachusetts

In the mood for a good scare? Consider spending Halloween in Salem, Massachusetts, New England’s witch capitol. The... Read More »

Robert’s Maine Grill | Ultimate Farm-to-Table Dining in Maine

When a critical mass of New England fine dining restaurants began listing local farms on their menus about... Read More »

New Haven, Connecticut | Where Food and Culture are Ivy League

New Haven, Connecticut | Where Food and Culture are Ivy League

Planning a visit to New Haven, Connecticut? Bring your culinary and artistic appetites! Founded in 1638 at the mouth... Read More »

Franconia Ridge Loop | The Perfect White Mountains Hike

Franconia Ridge Loop | The Perfect White Mountains Hike

In a National Geographic article promoting the “World’s Best Hikes: 20 Dream Trails,” co-author Jonathan Waterman includes the... Read More »

North Woodstock, New Hampshire | Village in the White Mountains

North Woodstock, New Hampshire | Village in the White Mountains

Each September, just as the calendar is easing into the first official days of fall, Jim and I... Read More »

Exploring Warren, Rhode Island

In Rhode Island, the town of Warren could easily be overlooked, nestled as it is next to the... Read More »

York Beach, Maine | Skee-Ball, Goldenrod Kisses, and the Most Photographed Lighthouse in New England

York Beach, Maine | Skee-Ball, Goldenrod Kisses, and the Most Photographed Lighthouse in New England

Tucked between Kittery and Ogunquit on the southern Maine coast, York Beach is a popular summer seaside destination... Read More »

The New Hampshire Highland Games and Festival

If shorter days and cooler mornings are sapping your energy and sense of adventure, The New Hampshire Highland... Read More »

Ruggles Mine | Treasure Hunting in Grafton, New Hampshire

Ruggles Mine | Treasure Hunting in Grafton, New Hampshire

All too aware of the price tag for my upcoming final year at Plymouth State University, I decided... Read More »

The Wellfleet Drive-In | Cape Cod

It was a good hour before dusk when we rolled into the Wellfleet Drive-In Theatre in Wellfleet, Massachusetts.... Read More »

Ramblewild | Tree-to-Tree Adventure in Lanesborough, MA

Ramblewild | Tree-to-Tree Adventure in Lanesborough, MA

Typing is a bit more arduous than usual today, but I guess that’s the toll that 3-hours of... Read More »

Rye, New Hampshire | Beaches, Seafood, and Seaside Fun

Rye, New Hampshire | Beaches, Seafood, and Seaside Fun

New Hampshire’s seacoast is famously short, just eighteen miles, and of its few towns, Rye is home to... Read More »



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