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Light on Newburyport, Massachusetts

Someone should do a guestimate of the number of bricks in coastal downtown Newburyport, Massachusetts. Between the sublime... Read More »

Royal Lipizzan Stallions Come to Connecticut’s Quiet Corner

Yankee’s Top Summer Events from the May/June 2012 issue featured a late August performance by Herrmanns’ Royal Lipizzan... Read More »

Old Orchard Beach, Maine | Weekend Getaway

Old Orchard Beach, Maine | Weekend Getaway

The sounds of the seaside amusement park in Old Orchard Beach, Maine, call back the summer days of... Read More »

Visit Star Island and the Oceanic Hotel

After getting a guided “boats-eye-view” of Appledore, Smuttynose, White, and Seavey islands that make up part of the... Read More »

Visit the Isles of Shoals

The Isles of Shoals sit roughly seven miles out to sea on the watery border of New Hampshire... Read More »

Peaks Island, Maine

Adjectives ensue on the ferry ride to Peaks Island from Portland, Maine. Frothy, brilliant, sparkling, sea-salty. Everything that... Read More »

Exploring Historic Wethersfield, Connecticut

Where’s the oldest and largest historic district in the state of Connecticut? In Wethersfield, of course. Founded in... Read More »

Coventry Farmers’ Market in Coventry, CT

No matter where I travel around New England from May through October, I am always thinking about which... Read More »

Canterbury Shaker Village

Summer vacations have always been a quiet affair for me. I live in southern New Hamsphire, in a... Read More »

Theater at Monmouth in Cumston Hall

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?

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

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

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

Historic Forest Hills Cemetery

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

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

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

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

Brimfield Antique Show

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

Exploring Peterborough, New Hampshire

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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