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Theater at Monmouth in Cumston Hall

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At first glance, the lakeside community of Monmouth, Maine, looks like many of New England’s other small towns,... Read More »

Burlington Farmers’ Market: The Best in New England?

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For a little taste of southern France in northern New England, the Burlington Farmers’ Market on Saturday is... Read More »

Champlain Islands, Vermont

Champlain Islands, Vermont

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The largest freshwater Lake in the East holds a scattering of islands strung together like fish on a line,... Read More »

Summer Trip to Kennebunkport, Maine

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The salty scent of the sea mingling with the sweet perfume of beach roses wafted into my car... Read More »

Historic Forest Hills Cemetery

Historic Forest Hills Cemetery

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Forest Hills Cemetery in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood is perhaps the city’s most beautiful and historic rural garden... Read More »

Brattleboro, Vermont | Summer Day Trip

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Memorial Day weekend unofficially marks the transition to summer and all the activities the warm weather brings with... Read More »

Tough Mudder New England at Mount Snow

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A team endurance challenge like no other, Tough Mudder has been called “probably the toughest event on the... Read More »

W.S. Badger Company | Explore a New England Company

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If you walk by my office right now, you will smell a potpourri of cayenne and ginger (Badger... Read More »

Brimfield Antique Show

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When the Brimfield Antique Show, which lays claim to being the largest outdoor antique fair in the world,... Read More »

Exploring Peterborough, New Hampshire

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When my uncles visited from Texas last summer, they informed me they’d spent one entire lazy day just... Read More »

Budget Weekend on Nantucket

Budget Weekend on Nantucket

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As soon as you step foot onto the island of Nantucket, just 14 miles long and 3.5 miles... Read More »

Food, Shopping, and Fun in Harvard Square

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Harvard Square in Cambridge is one of Boston’s top tourist destination spots, home to Harvard University and dozens... Read More »

Woodstock, Vermont (Part 2): Eating, Hiking, Spa-ing, Strolling

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Woodstock is such a favorite destination for Yankee staffers that when we decided to do an Explore New... Read More »

Woodstock, Vermont (Part 1): Shopping and Strolling

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Often referred to as the quintessential Vermont town by travel guides and magazines, Woodstock, Vermont, ups the aesthetic... Read More »

Winter at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

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On a recent visit to the New Hampshire Lakes Region, I knew I wanted to spend some time... Read More »

Main Street in Downtown Keene, New Hampshire

Main Street in Downtown Keene, New Hampshire

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When I accepted my position at Yankee four months ago, our Web Editor Brenda laughingly cautioned me that... Read More »

Celebrating Mayflower II at Plimoth Plantation

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Each year the seaside town of Plymouth, MA is visited by countless tourists – local, national, and global... Read More »

Pies on Parade: Historic Rockland, Maine

Pies on Parade: Historic Rockland, Maine

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Rising early on Saturday, January 21, I headed out the door and was on my way to historic... Read More »

Two Days in Northampton, Massachusetts

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After the birth of our son my wife and I made a pact to incorporate more rituals into... Read More »

Christmas Comes to Portsmouth

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire, has many different identities. There’s Market Square, of course, and buzz of shops and restaurants... Read More »

Finding Christmas Spirit in Vermont

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We all want snow right now, even if only for a few days. When snow falls in mid... Read More »

Exploring New England

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Join the Yankee editors as they hit the road to explore the small towns and bustling cities of New England.... Read More »