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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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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

11 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% 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 tell 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

2 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% 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)

Held each year on the beautiful grounds of Shelburne Farms in Shelburne, Vermont, the Vermont Cheesemakers Festival is... Read More »

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

3 votes, 4.33 avg. rating (84% 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

2 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (72% 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

2 votes, 3.00 avg. rating (66% 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 »

Newport Mansions | Experiencing the Gilded Age

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

Newport, Rhode Island. A breathtaking city on the water, a worldwide destination for vacationers, students, athletes, and historians... Read More »

Walden Pond | A Whimsical Walk through Nature and History

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

Henry David Thoreau may have put it on the map back in 1854 when he published Walden, but Walden... Read More »

Castine, Maine | A Historic Midcoast Maine Town

Castine, Maine | A Historic Midcoast Maine Town

5 votes, 4.80 avg. rating (93% score)

Considered one of the oldest towns in New England, Castine is a charming midcoast Maine spot offering cozy... Read More »

Inside the Old North Church in Boston | Lanterns, Bells, and Bodies

Inside the Old North Church in Boston | Lanterns, Bells, and Bodies

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

It’s tough to pick a favorite thing about Boston’s North End neighborhood, that bustling hub of Italian bakeries, pizzerias, and... Read More »

Concord, MA | The Perfect Summer Day Trip

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

How to spend a perfect New England summer day trip to historic Concord, MA. Have you ever been... Read More »

Visit to Tanglewood | A Weekend of Music and Picnics in the Berkshires of Massachusetts

Visit to Tanglewood | A Weekend of Music and Picnics in the Berkshires of Massachusetts

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

In the beautiful Berkshires of western Massachusetts, the soundtrack to summer is provided by Tanglewood, the summer home... Read More »

The Mount Washington Hotel at Bretton Woods, NH | Historic Hotel Tour

The Mount Washington Hotel at Bretton Woods, NH | Historic Hotel Tour

9 votes, 4.11 avg. rating (81% score)

Explore the historic highlights of the iconic Mount Washington Hotel at Bretton Woods, NH – one of New... Read More »

WGBY Hadley Asparagus Festival | A Celebration of Local Agriculture and Community

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

Known as the “asparagus capital of the world,” the town of Hadley, MA celebrates agriculture and community at... Read More »

Mount Wachusett Ghost | The Legend of Lucy Keyes

Mount Wachusett Ghost | The Legend of Lucy Keyes

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

Have you heard the legend of Lucy Keyes, the Mount Wachusett ghost? According to local lore, the spirits... Read More »

Sugar Hill Lupine Festival | Must-See Event in NH

Sugar Hill Lupine Festival | Must-See Event in NH

9 votes, 4.22 avg. rating (83% score)

The Sugar Hill Lupine Festival has become one of the must see sights in Northern New England each... Read More »

Getting Ready for Garden Season | Rhode Island Spring Flower & Garden Show

Getting Ready for Garden Season | Rhode Island Spring Flower & Garden Show

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

Late winter in New England is the height of flower show season, with shows popping up all over... Read More »



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