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WaterFire 2010 Images - WaterFire in Providence Rhode Island
Volunteering at WaterFire is a way for many Providence residents to show pride in their community. Here's something I learned from Barnaby Evans, though: Visitors are every bit as welcome to volunteer. Page 8.

WaterFire Providence Still Charms - Picture of Bonfires at WaterFire in Providence RI
I saw WaterFire for a third time in 2010 and found this harmonious interplay of water, flames and music every bit as enchanting as I remembered. I was thrilled when I learned I'd have the chance to meet Barnaby Evans, the artist who created WaterFire. Page 3.

Stonewall Kitchen Maple Pumpkin Butter
Pair Maine-based Stonewall Kitchen's delectable Maple Pumpkin Butter spread with a package of bakery-fresh English muffins, and you'll have an ideal, yet affordable, gift for the breakfast lover on your list. Page 2.

Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk at Riverfront Photo Gallery Hartford Connecticut - A Welcome Conversation
In 'A Welcome Conversation,' located on the upper walking path in East Hartford's Great River Park, sculptor Don Sottile captures Abraham Lincoln as a young storyteller in his early 20s. Lincoln became well known for his wit and his work ethic. Page 10.

Emancipation by African-American Sculptor Preston Jackson - Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk at Riverfront Photo Gallery Hartford Connecticut
The Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk in Hartford features two statues by Preston Jackson, one of America's most renowned African-American sculptors. This statue, located on the East Hartford side of the Founders Bridge, is called: Emancipation. Page 7.

Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk at Riverfront Photo Gallery Hartford Connecticut - Lincoln Close-Up
This close-up of the Lincoln Meets Stowe statue at Hartford's Riverfront Plaza shows the detail with which sculptor Bruno Lucchesi captured the president's likeness. Page 5.

Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk at Riverfront Photo Gallery Hartford Connecticut - Lincoln Meets Stowe
'So you're the little woman who wrote the book that started this Great War!' was how Abraham Lincoln greeted Connecticut-born author Harriet Beecher Stowe when the two met in 1864. Bruno Lucchesi's sculpture at Riverfront Plaza captures that moment. Page 4.

Secession - Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk at Riverfront Photo Gallery Hartford Connecticut
More mosaic than sculpture, 'Secession,' which hangs along the Riverwalk on the Hartford side of the river, was created by Hartford-area teens working with Virginia Seeley in the Greater Hartford Arts Council's Neighborhood Studios program. Page 12.

Windham Hill Inn - Room with a Private Cupola Window Seat
The thing I loved most about the Marion Goodfellow loft suite at Windham Hill: climbing the steps to my private cupola, where I curled up on the window seat with my laptop and a romance novel and enjoyed the sights and sounds of evening in Vermont. Page 9.

Windham Hill Inn Breakfast - Berry Cream Puff and Watermelon Smoothie
The rich Berry Cream Puff and chilled Watermelon Smoothie served at my first Windham Hill Inn breakfast would have been plenty to start my day. This was, however, only the first course. Breakfast in the inn's dining room is included with overnight rates. Page 11.

Mary Meyer Moose - Picture of Stuffed Moose on Bed at Windham Hill In Vermont
The cherry king bed in my suite was crafted locally, and the cute moose on my pillow was from Mary Meyer, the stuffed toy company that operated in Townshend, Vermont, for years. The Mary Meyer museum and Big Black Bear Shop continue to delight families. Page 6.

Windham Hill Inn - Relais & Chateaux Luxury Hotel in Vermont
In 2009, just 12 months after it was acquired by US Hotels, Windham Hill Inn achieved membership in Relais & Chateaux, luxury hospitality's most coveted association. It is one of only three Vermont properties to receive this designation. Page 3.

Windham Hill Inn VT Photo - Breakfast on the Lawn
Innkeeper Katja Matthews suggested I enjoy breakfast on the lawn, and she was quick to remedy the situation when cream curdled in my coffee. As the Evening Report delivered to my room promised, it was a sunny day: perfect for sightseeing or birdwatching. Page 35.

Windham Hill Inn Dessert Picture - Savory Orange Crepe with Toasted Hazelnuts
'Tart and yum,' I wrote of the Savory Orange Crepe with Toasted Hazelnuts, paired with Patricia Green Sherry Fino, which was potent for a sherry wimp like me. Throughout dinner, Wine Director Dan Pisarczyk described each wine and shared its story. Page 34.

White Barn at the Windham Hill Inn in Vermont - Photo
Windham Hill Inn has 21 guest rooms and suites. Each room is individually decorated with antiques and locally crafted furnishings. My room was in the White Barn, which is located a short walk from the main inn. Page 4.

Windham Hill Inn Photo Tour - A Bountiful Garden
After breakfast, I strolled through Windham Hill Inn's organic vegetable and herb garden, which is tended by the kitchen's staff of three, headed by Executive Chef Graham Gill. Fresh from the garden ingredients are used in many dishes served at the inn. Page 15.

Jungle Themed Apes Bathroom at Windham Hill Inn Conference Center Vermont
I was more cautious about opening the door labeled: Apes! There was nothing to fear, however, inside the second bathroom in the Conference Center at Windham Hill Inn. These whimsical facilities are bound to inspire some creative thinking. Page 26.

Johnny Jump Ups Photo - Picture of Edible Purple Flowers Johnny Jump Up
In the Windham Hill Inn's herb garden, I spotted vibrant Johnny Jump Ups and recognized these edible purple flowers from my breakfast dish. Page 16.

Windham Hill Inn VT Chef's Tasting Menu Experience - Lobster and Ginger Broth
'Ginger spice is very nice with lobster,' I jotted as I sipped my soup, which could have been hotter but went down very easily. 'Little by little, we're getting full,' said a gentleman at the next table: an apt description of the tasting menu experience. Page 32.

Antique Typewriter - Picture of an Antique Typewriter at Windham Hill Inn Vermont
I love old sleds, but this antique typewriter in the barn's sitting room really caught my eye. Tea, coffee and afternoon sweets are available to guests in this cozy space. One complaint: The half-and-half in the refrigerator was past its prime. Page 23.

Outdoor Recreation at Windham Hill Inn Vermont - Hiking Skiing Tennis Swimming
With its hiking and skiing trails, clay tennis courts and heated outdoor swimming pool, the Windham Hill Inn in West Townshend, Vermont, offers plentiful options for on-site recreation. Page 19.

Windham Hill Inn Photo - Rustic Yet Comfortable Lodging in Vermont
The common areas inside the White Barn at Windham Hill Inn have a rustic feel, yet the service and amenities are incredibly sophisticated. The bear in the antique sled is another Mary Meyer plush. Page 22.

Windham Hill Inn Vermont Photo - Private Hiking Trails with Views of the Green Mountains
There are more than five miles of scenic, private hiking trails at Vermont's Windham Hill Inn, which is situated on a 160-acre parcel surrounded by the Green Mountains. In the winter, these groomed trails beckon to cross-country skiers. Page 17.

Lobster Shrimp and Scallop Spring Roll Photo - Dining at Windham Hill Inn Vermont
I opted for the Chef's Tasting Menu ($80 as of 2011, $130 with paired wines). The inn-made spring rolls were crisp, hot and bursting with lobster, scallops and shrimp. The spicy soy dipping sauce was delicious if a bit overpowering. Page 29.

Block Island Stone Walls - Rural Block Island Picture
Block Island's first settlers were farmers and fishermen. The hundreds of miles of stone walls that grace Block Island are remnants of this offshore isle's agricultural past. Page 8.

Block Island Beach Heaven - Photo of Remote and Secluded Beach at the Base of Mohegan Bluffs
Those who descend the steep stairs to the base of Block Island's picturesque Mohegan Bluffs are rewarded with the opportunity to enjoy one of New England's most secluded and remote stretches of beach. Page 12.

Block Island Historical Society Photo
Block Island Historical Society photo. Inside an 1850 farmhouse on Old Town Road, the Block Island Historical Society exhibits diverse artifacts related to island history. Open daily from late June to Labor Day and weekends year-round, the museum provides visitors with a nice island overview. Page 4.

Block Island North Light Photo - Block Island North Lighthouse at Sandy Point
The 1867 Block Island North Light is the fourth beacon to stand upon the unsteady sands at the island's northern tip. The granite lighthouse was badly vandalized following its deactivation in 1973, but it was triumphantly restored and relit in 1989. Page 6.

Block Island Southeast Light - Block Island Photo Gallery
Seagulls enjoy bird's-eye views of the Block Island Southeast Light, which was moved back from its precarious position near the edge of the eroding Mohegan Bluffs in 1993. Page 10.

Atlantic Ocean View from Mohegan Bluffs on Block Island - Photo
The Atlantic seems endless from this vantage point atop Mohegan Bluffs. If you're visiting Block Island for just a day, be sure to catch a cab near the ferry dock at Old Harbor for a trip to the bluffs on the island's south side. Page 14.

Mohegan Bluffs Block Island Photo
The Mohegan Bluffs are Block's Island's most famous and breathtaking natural attraction. These sheer, 150-foot clay cliffs are situated on the island's south side. Page 9.

Block Island Hi-Speed Ferry Photo
Most visitors reach Block Island via ferry boat. Island Hi-Speed Ferry, which makes the trip between Galilee, Rhode Island, and Block Island in just 30 minutes, is one of the fastest ways to go. Page 2.

Block Island Great Salt Pond - Photo
Block Island Great Salt Pond photo. The sheltered waters of the Great Salt Pond on the west side of Block Island are a popular mooring place for recreational boaters. Without a natural harbor, Block Island remained secluded until 1895, when the Great Salt Pond was opened to the sea. Page 7.

Hodge Family Wildlife Preserve Block Island - Photo of Hiking Trail at Hodge Family Wildlife Preserve
Block Island's Hodge Family Wildlife Preserve is a wonderful place for a hike. The Block Island Land Trust, the Block Island Conservancy, the Town of New Shoreham and The Nature Conservancy collaborated to save this 25-acre parcel from development. Page 16.

Block Island Picture - Sandy Point and Block Island North Light within Block Island National Wildlife Refuge
The northern tip of Block Island, known as Sandy Point, is preserved within the Block Island National Wildlife Refuge. The sand and cobble beach that curves from the Settlers' Rock parking lot to Sandy Point is visible in this picture. Page 5.

Block Island Settlers' Rock - Photo
Photo of Settlers' Rock on Block Island. Block Island was settled by 16 families, who left Boston in 1661 and arrived at their new island home in the spring of 1662. The names of these original Block Islanders are inscribed on Settlers' Rock, a monument located near the island's north end. Page 3.

Block Island Picture - Wooden Steps Lead from Block Island Southeast Light Atop to Mohegan Bluffs to Secluded Beach Below
Narrow, steep wooden stairs lead from the top of the Mohegan Bluffs near the Block Island Southeast Light to the secluded beach below. Page 11.

Mohegan Bluffs Monument - Story of How Block Island's Mohegan Bluffs Got Their Name
Although the Mohegan Bluffs are a place of serene beauty now, they are named, as this monument describes, for a skirmish that ended badly for 40 Mohegan Indians, who were driven over the bluffs by Block Island's native Manisseans. Page 15.

Mohegan Bluffs Beach Block Island Picture - Swimming in the Shadow of Block Island's Mohegan Bluffs is an Unforgettable Experience
Swimming in the cool Atlantic waters in the shadow of Block Island's Mohegan Bluffs is a truly unforgettable beach experience that makes the climb back up the bluffside wooden staircase worthwhile. Page 13.

Windham Hill Inn VT - Frog Pond Photo
The dining room at Windham Hill Inn overlooks this lovely frog pond. Although I never relish dining alone, I enjoyed having this enchanting view as my breakfast companion. Room service is also an option for solo travelers or couples seeking seclusion. Page 13.

Block Island Boating - Photo of Boats Anchored off Block Island
Tiny Block Island is one of New England's most popular boating destinations. Several island marinas serve visiting and resident boaters. Page 19.

Block Island Photo - One of the Last Great Places
In the early 1990s, the Nature Conservancy named Block Island one of the

Block Island Moped Rentals - Island Moped Photo
It's very difficult to bring a car to Block Island, so many visitors rent mopeds or bicycles for their stay. Island Moped on Water Street is one of several rental companies located near the Block Island ferry dock. Page 24.

Block Island Skyline Photo
Block Island's charming skyline is a lovely sight as the ferry edges away from the dock at Old Harbor. Page 28.

Block Island Photo - Cottage by the Beach
A footpath alongside this shingled cottage leads to Block Island's two-and-a-half-mile Crescent Beach, which is just a short walk from the ferry dock at Old Harbor. In total, Block Island offers visitors 17 miles of scenic sand beaches. Page 20.

Picture of Crescent Beach on Block Island
Block Island is a popular destination for daytrippers. Even though I visited Block Island in July during the height of the tourism season, the stretch of Crescent Beach closest to the ferry dock was nearly deserted by early evening. Page 21.

National Hotel Block Island - Photo View from Block Island Ferry
Block Island's landmark National Hotel, a Victorian gem on Water Street, begins to fade from view as the ferry departs from Block Island. Page 29.

Hotel Manisses Block Island Rhode Island - Photo
Block Island Hotel Manisses photo. The 17-room Hotel Manisses is a Victorian gem that welcomes guests seasonally. The native people who first inhabited Block Island called their home Manisses, which means

Photo of Hydrangeas in Bloom on Block Island
Lacy hydrangeas bloom in a lovingly tended Block Island garden. Page 26.

Block Island Parasailing Photo
Parasailing is a popular Block Island water sport. I didn't try it, but I imagine the island views must be phenomenal from up there. Call Block Island Parasail at 401-864-2474 for reservations if you'd like to experience parasailing while on Block Island. Page 23.

Rebecca at the Well Statue Block Island Rhode Island Photo
Rebecca at the Well statue on Block Island. In 1896, Women's Christian Temperance Movement members erected this statue of Rebecca at the Well on Block Island's Water Street. It was ironically later discovered that the statue is actually of Hebe--cupbearer for the Greek gods. Page 25.

Block Island Breakwater Photo with Boats - Strolling Along the Block Island Breakwater at Old Harbor
For those fortunate enough to stay on Block Island overnight, a stroll along the breakwater at Old Harbor is a lovely way to end the day. Page 30.

Ferry Departing from Block Island - Block Island Express Ferry Photo
I took the earliest ferry from New London, Connecticut, to Block Island and the last ferry back, and I really managed to pack experiences into my day, from viewing Mohegan Bluffs to walking the beach to shopping to sipping a beer at a waterside bar. Page 27.

Spring House Hotel Block Island - Photo
Block Island is known for its sprawling Victorian hotels overlooking the sea. The Spring House isn't just a hotel--it's an island landmark. Block Island's oldest and largest hotel has been an elegant retreat for luminaries from Mark Twain to Billy Joel. Page 17.

Block Island Picture - Tropical Blue Waters and Sea-Chiseled Rocks from Crescent Beach
As day's light began to fade, I took this photo from Crescent Beach of Block Island's tropical blue ocean waters rippling and swirling around sea-chiseled rocks. The seagull on the third rock seemed to be posing for me. Page 22.

West Quoddy Head Lighthouse in Lubec Maine - Photo of Candy Cane Striped Lighthouse
West Quoddy Head Lighthouse in Lubec, Maine. A photo of Maine's candy cane-striped lighthouse. Page 3.

Maine Lighthouse Picture - West Quoddy Head Light in Lubec Maine
Maine Lighthouse Picture. West Quoddy Head Light in Lubec, Maine. Page 2.

Clydesdale Hamlet in Merrimack New Hampshire - Budweiser Clydesdales
In New Hampshire, the Budweiser Clydesdales are stabled within this Bavarian-style hamlet at the Anheuser-Busch brewery. There are always eight to 10 horses on view. Page 2.

Clydesdale Camera Day - Merrimack New Hampshire
Once each month, visitors can see a Clydesdale horse up close. Clydesdale Camera Days are held the first Saturday of each month, year round, in Merrimack, New Hampshire. Page 3.

Budweiser Clydesdale Photo
This photo shows the distinctive, feathery white hair that covers the fetlocks of a Clydesdale. Page 4.

Photo of Tommy, a Budweiser Clydesdale, on Clydesdale Camera Day at the Anheuser-Busch Brewery in Merrimack New Hampshire
This Clydesdale--Tommy--was very patient with visitors on Clydesdale Camera Day at the Anheuser-Busch brewery in Merrimack, New Hampshire. Page 5.

Budweiser Clydesdales in New Hampshire - Photograph
This Budweiser Clydesdale's name is King. Although you can see the Budweiser Clydesdales in New Hampshire daily year round, they are difficult to photograph in their stables, so it's best to visit on Clydesdale Camera Day. Page 6.

Meet the Budweiser Clydesdales Up Close on Clydesdale Camera Day in Merrimack New Hampshire
My daughter and I enjoy meeting Tommy and his handler, Chris, during our visit to the Anheuser-Busch brewery in Merrimack, New Hampshire, on Clydesdale Camera Day. Page 7.

duBois Beach on Long Island Sound - Photo
Although it offers just 265 feet of frontage on Long Island Sound, duBois Beach is the perfect choice for those in search of a low-key and picturesque patch of sand. Page 2.

View from duBois Beach in Stonington Connecticut
View from duBois Beach in Stonington Connecticut: From small and secluded duBois Beach in Stonington, Connecticut, you'll enjoy scenic views of sailboats drifting along the Sound. Page 3.

Foxwoods Grand Pequot Hotel Picture
Foxwoods Grand Pequot Hotel picture. When we pulled up to the Grand Pequot Tower Hotel at Foxwoods, the valet was at our service before we even had the car in park. Page 2.

Native Symbolism at the Grand Pequot Hotel at Foxwoods
The Pequots are the nation's wealthiest Indian tribe, but there is nothing gaudy about the Native symbolism on display in the lobby of the Grand Pequot Tower Hotel at Foxwoods. Page 4.

Grand Pequot Hotel Lobby Photo - Foxwoods Hotel
A photo of the hotel lobby at the Grand Pequot Tower at Foxwoods. Page 3.

Foxwoods Grand Pequot Tower Hotel Skylight Photo
A skylight provides a different view of the Grand Pequot Tower Hotel at Foxwoods. Our room was on the 21st floor; we were happy to see our first

Grand Pequot Hotel Foxwoods Casino - Bahtroom Picture
The bathroom in our room at the Grand Pequot Hotel at Foxwoods Casino was more spacious than the one my brother and I shared with our parents when we were growing up! The bathroom was equipped with a tub and shower, two sinks and a hair dryer. Page 12.

Carved Headboard Tree Design at Foxwoods Grand Pequot Tower Hotel
This detail photo shows the carved tree design on the headboard of the bed in our room at the Grand Pequot Tower at Foxwoods. The tree is a symbol of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation. Mashantucket means

Foxwoods Grand Salon and Spa
Foxwoods' Grand Salon and Spa is located on the 9th floor of the Grand Pequot Tower. The Grand Salon offers a full range of haircare and nailcare services. Page 6.

Foxwoods Indoor Pool - Picture of Indoor Pool at Grand Pequot Tower Hotel at Foxwoods
Foxwoods indoor pool picture. Since we were only staying one night at Foxwoods, we didn't bother to pack swimsuits. We regretted that decision when we stopped on the 9th floor of the Grand Pequot Tower Hotel for a peek at the indoor pool; it looked incredibly inviting. Page 7.

Foxwoods Toiletries - Grand Pequot Hotel at Foxwoods Pictures
Foxwoods has its own branded toiletries for guests of its three hotels. Page 13.

Foxwoods Casino Hotel - Grand Pequot Hotel Common Areas
The Grand Pequot Hotel at Foxwoods Casino has many comfortable common areas where guests can meet and relax. Page 15.

Grand Pequot Hotel Indoor Pool - Foxwoods Hotel Pictures
Here's another picture of the indoor pool at the Grand Pequot Hotel. All three of the on-site hotels at Foxwoods have indoor pools, but this one is the most elaborate. Page 8.

Foxwoods Grand Pequot Tower Hotel Room Photo
There are 824 rooms in the Grand Pequot Tower at Foxwoods. Deluxe Rooms, such as the one we booked, are quite large at 450 square feet. Guests can choose either one king or two double beds. Page 9.

Hotel Armoire at Foxwoods Casino Grand Pequot Hotel
The enormous armoire in our room at the Grand Pequot Hotel could have held enough clothes for a week's stay or more! I think there was a television inside, but I never even opened the doors to check. Who needs TV when you're at the world's largest casino? Page 14.

Hotel Deals at Foxwoods - Grand Pequot Hotel Deals and Free Stays
We got an amazingly good deal when we stayed at Foxwoods' Grand Pequot Hotel for $79 in January of 2007. Even if you don't visit often or gamble enough to earn free stays, be sure to join Foxwoods' Wampum Club so you'll learn about special hotel deals. Page 10.

Foxwoods Grand Pequot Hotel Pictures - Grand Pequot Tower Photo Gallery
Foxwoods Grand Pequot Hotel Pictures. Planning a visit to the Grand Pequot Tower Hotel at Foxwoods Resort Casino? These pictures will show you around the hotel, including the lobby, indoor pool, Grand Salon and Spa, common areas and a deluxe room.

Mohegan Sun Holiday Decorations - Picture - Edible Ornaments and a Chocolate-Covered Rocking Chair Inside Life-Sized Gingerbread House
Mohegan Sun Holiday Decorations: The other room inside the life-sized gingerbread house built at Mohegan Sun Casino contains a Christmas tree decorated with edible ornaments and a chocolate-covered rocking chair. Page 5.

Unusual Christmas Tree - Mohegan Sun Casino World of Holiday Marvels - Photo
This lovely and unusual revolving Christmas tree is located near the entrance to the gambling floor at Mohegan Sun's Casino of the Sky. Page 9.

Maple-Flavored Whipped Cream - Recipe
Fresh whipped cream is a great dessert topping. Maple-flavored whipped cream is even better. Whether you're making sundaes, shortcake, pie or other sweet treats, here is a recipe for making your own maple whipped cream to top it off.

Quabbin Reservoir at Sunset Photo
Quabbin Reservoir in Belchertown, Massachusetts, is the scene of this gorgeous sunset photo.

Canola Fields in Northern Maine
Photo of canola fields in northern Maine. This canola field photo was taken in the area of Chapman and Presque Isle, Maine.

Greenville Maine Fall Foliage Picture - Spectrum of Colors
This fall foliage picture captures a beautiful autumn afternoon at Lily Bay State Park in Greenville, Maine.

Lobster Egg Rolls - Recipe for Lobster Egg Rolls
Lobster egg rolls are easy to make and a perfect recipe for leftover lobster meat. Make egg rolls with New England flair with this recipe for lobster egg rolls with a maple honey soy dipping sauce. This step-by-step visual guide shows how to prepare and cook lobster egg rolls.

Plan A New England Trip
Plan a New England trip. New England Travel.

Vegetarian Cookbooks by Claire Criscuolo - Top Picks
The best vegetarian cookbooks by Claire Criscuolo, owner of Claire's Corner Copia, a vegetarian restaurant in New Haven, Connecticut, as selected by New England Guide Kim Knox Beckius.

Newport Flower Show at Rosecliff Mansion
Inspired by the Grand Trianon and built in 1902 based on noted architect Stanford White's design, Rosecliff mansion in Newport, Rhode Island, is a majestic setting for the annual Newport Flower Show.

Newport Flower Show 2011 - Photos from the Newport Flower Show
Newport Flower Show 2011 photo gallery featuring display gardens, the recreated Blue Garden, horticultural competition winners and more scenes from the annual Newport Flower Show at Rosecliff mansion in Newport, Rhode Island.

Newport Flower Show 2011 - Photos from the Newport Flower Show
Newport Flower Show 2011 photo gallery featuring display gardens, the recreated Blue Garden, horticultural competition winners and more scenes from the annual Newport Flower Show at Rosecliff mansion in Newport, Rhode Island.

Newport Flower Show 2011 - Photos from the Newport Flower Show
Newport Flower Show 2011 photo gallery featuring display gardens, the recreated Blue Garden, horticultural competition winners and more scenes from the annual Newport Flower Show at Rosecliff mansion in Newport, Rhode Island.

Billboard in a Blizzard - Pictures from the 2010 Christmas Weekend Blizzard in Boston
Billboard in a blizzard. These pictures show scenes of Boston during the start of the 2010 Christmas weekend Nor'easter, which dumped 12 to 18 inches of snow on Greater Boston.

Two Feet of Snow Photo - Snowbound in Connecticut
Snowbound in Connecticut with two feet of snow. Photo of two feet of snow outside my home.

Nick Stoner Inn - Photos and Overview Nick Stoner Inn Caroga Lake New York
Nick Stoner Inn is a rustic, historic lodging property, sports bar and restaurant in Caroga Lake, New York, southern gateway to the Adirondacks. Consider the Nick Stoner Inn for lunch or dinner after playing nine or 18 holes at the Nick Stoner Municipal Golf Course or for affordable hotel rooms inside the Adirondack Park.

Redfeather Snowshoes - Right Gear for Snowshoeing in Vermont at Mount Snow
My Vermont snowshoeing adventure began at Mount Snow's Grand Summit Hotel, where I was outfitted with lightweight Redfeather snowshoes. I'd read in advance to wear hiking boots, and I found it easy to tighten the snowshoe straps around my Timberlands.

Moose Ink - Moosefest 2009 Bennington Vermont Photo
This tattooed moose created by Annelise McNeice and MAUHS Students is located in front of Merchant's Bank, 5 Bank Street, North Bennington, VT.

White Barn Inn Kennebunkport Maine
The White Barn Inn, located in the enchanting coastal town of Kennebunkport, Maine, is the Holy Grail of fine dining in New England.

James Beard House Photo - Dinner at the James Beard House in New York
Located in New York City's West Village at 167 West 12th Street (near 7th Avenue), the James Beard House hosts extraordinary dining events featuring notable and emerging chefs.

Giant Santa Claus - Edaville USA Christmas Festival of Lights
You'll find ho ho holiday fun at Edaville USA in South Carver, Massachusetts, each Christmas season.

Girl with Reindeer Photo - Enchanted Village at the Cape Codder Resort Hyannis Massachusetts
The Enchanted Village at the Cape Codder Resort in Hyannis, Massachusetts, delights both Cape Cod children and visitors. Located in the hotel's courtyard, this free attraction reminded me of holiday displays I enjoyed as a child.

Zucchini Festival Photo - Kids Look at Zucchinis and Zukapults
Kids will never look at veggies the same way after you take them to the Vermont State Zucchini Festival, held each August in Ludlow.

Killington Vermont Hay Art Display - Hay Bale Bee Photo
The hay bale bee, stationed outside Base Camp Outfitters and Cabin Fever Gifts on Route 4 in Killington, Vermont, was my favorite hay creation.

Turkey Picture - Turkey on a Connecticut Farm
This turkey calls Connecticut's Flamig Farm home.

Oh No Pumpkin - Photo of Pumpkin Carved Using Oh No Pumpkin Carving Template
Photo of 'Oh, No' pumpkin carved using pumpkin carving template. We traced my daughter's little hands to create this 'Oh, no!' pumpkin one Halloween.

Pumpkin Carving Gallery
Pumpkin carving photo gallery. Photos of carved jack-o-lanterns in New England.

Carolyn's Handmade Chocolate Bark Gift Tin
Carolyn's Handmade Chocolate Bark is a decadent treat that melds Carolyn's Handmade's award-winning roasted and spiced nuts and Belgian dark chocolate. Packaged in a stylish silver gift tin, it makes an ideal hostess gift, or tuck a tin into a package bound for someone who misses New England.

Lagniappe Gift Wrap
These reusable, colorful fabric gift bags manufactured in Lowell, Massachusetts, make holiday wrapping easy, fun and eco-friendly. They come in six sizes and many designs. Use them to wrap up homemade treats or handcrafted gifts for a lovely presentation.

Lobster Slippers
My daughter, who just turned six, has finally outgrown her lobster slippers, but she loved wearing this cute, cozy pair on chilly mornings for nearly two years. They're available in an adult version, too.

Old Farmer's Almanac 2009 Cover Photo
The annual Old Farmer's Almanac is so much more than a book of long-range weather predictions. It's a compendium of New England folk wisdom, trivia, recipes and more. The 2009 edition will even teach you 'How to Live to be 100 or More.'

A Journey into the Transcendentalists' New England - Book Cover
A Journey into the Transcendentalists' New England is a gorgeous, 200-page, full-color book that takes readers on a visual and literary journey to the New England places that inspired Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson and other major writers and poets of the 19th century.

Wooden Push Pull Elephant Toy Made in Vermont
Made in Vermont from solid, unfinished maple, this tot-friendly push toy, which can be converted to a pull toy with the addition of a string (not included), provides safe, old-fashioned fun for little ones.

Papercut Ornament by Maine Artist Joe Bagley
Papercut Ornaments by Maine artist Joe Bagley.

Windham Hill Inn Vermont - Photos and Review
Windham Hill Inn photos and review. Windham Hill Inn in West Townshend, Vermont, is a Relais & Châteaux property that is both a dining destination and a peaceful, romantic hideaway.

West Quoddy Head Light Photo - Lubec Maine Lighthouse
A photo of the West Quoddy Head Light, a distinctive, candy cane-striped lighthouse in Lubec, Maine.

Grand Pequot Tower Hotel at Foxwoods
Photo of the Grand Pequot Tower Hotel at Foxwoods.

Picture of duBois Beach in Stonington Connecticut
Picture of duBois Beach in Stonington, Connecticut: Because duBois Beach is rather petite, it's a good idea to arrive early in the day in order to find a parking spot and to stake out a place for your beach towel or blanket.

Anheuser Busch Brewery Merrimack New Hampshire
The Anheuser-Busch brewery in Merrimack, New Hampshire, is open for free tours year-round. Visitors can also see the famous Budweiser Clydesdales.

How To Choose a New England Bed and Breakfast
Questions to ask and other tips and advice for selecting the New England bed and breakfast inn that is right for you.

Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village in Maine
Photo of the Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village in Maine.

Cathedral of the Pines - A Natural Sanctuary in Rindge New Hampshire
Cathedral of the Pines is a spectacular natural sanctuary located in the southern New Hampshire town of Rindge. People of all faiths and spiritual beliefs are welcomed at this non-denominational outdoor church, open daily from May through October.

Block Island Rhode Island Photo - Block Island Sittin' Machines at Spring House Hotel
Block Island is located a mere 12 miles off the coast of Rhode Island, but it is nevertheless a world unto itself. Need evidence? These white wooden chairs overlooking the sea at the historic Spring House Hotel are not Adirondack chairs. They're called Block Island Sittin' Machines, according to their inventor, island resident Jim Murphy.

Block Island Photo Gallery - A Summer Day on Block Island
Block Island photo gallery. Rhode Island's Block Island has been called the Bermuda of the North and one of the Last Great Places on Earth. I took the ferry from New London, Connecticut, to Block Island on a sultry July day in 2007 and had a wonderful opportunity to meet islanders and discover this offshore hideaway's many charms. In these photos from my visit, you'll see some of Block Island's most famous and fetching sights.

Block Island Photo Gallery - A Summer Day on Block Island
Block Island photo gallery. Rhode Island's Block Island has been called the Bermuda of the North and one of the Last Great Places on Earth. I took the ferry from New London, Connecticut, to Block Island on a sultry July day in 2007 and had a wonderful opportunity to meet islanders and discover this offshore hideaway's many charms. In these photos from my visit, you'll see some of Block Island's most famous and fetching sights.

Boston Christmas Festival 2009 Gingerbread House Competition - Photo Gallery of Gingerbread House Contest Winners
Boston Christmas Festival Gingerbread House Competition photos. Photo gallery of winners from the Boston Christmas Festival 16th annual Gingerbread House Competition. See pictures of the gingerbread Faneuil Hall created by the Seaport Hotel, Ginger Betty's Bakery's gingerbread salute to our troops, a gingerbread Candy Land by Sugar Plum Bakery and more.

Boston Christmas Festival 2008 Gingerbread House Competition - Photo Gallery of Gingerbread House Contest Winners
Photo gallery of winners from the Boston Christmas Festival's 15th annual Gingerbread House Competition. See pictures of the gingerbread Fenway Park created by Legal Sea Foods, Ginger Betty's Bakery's gingerbread train, a gingerbread Land of Ox by Tosca's and more.

Killington Hay Festival Photo - Mama Raccoon and Baby
We thought this mama raccoon with an inquisitive baby raccoon on her back was on of this year's cutest hay bale sculptures at the Killington Hay Festival. Be sure to turn off Killington Road onto Miller Brook Road to see these raccoons at Snowed Inn.

Artist's Covered Bridge Picture - Sunday River Maine Covered Bridge
Picture of Artist's Covered Bridge in Maine. Sunday River Covered Bridge in Newry, Maine, has beckoned to artists and photographers for more than a century.

Cliffside Inn Newport Rhode Island - B&B on the Newport Cliff Walk
Picture outside the Cliffside Inn in Newport, Rhode Island, a B&B located on the Newport Cliff Walk. On a lovely May evening, I set out from the Cliffside Inn for a stroll along the famous Newport Cliff Walk. The B&B is conveniently located just a short walk from the northern end of the Cliff Walk, a 3.5-mile walking path along the shore.

Newport Cliff Walk Photo Gallery - Pictures of a Sunset Walk Along Newport's Famous Cliff Walk
Newport Cliff Walk photo gallery and information for visitors. Pictures of a sunset walk along Newport's famous Cliff Walk.

The Blue Steps at Naumkeag - Photo of the Blue Steps
The Blue Steps are the most recognizable feature of the gardens at Naumkeag in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

Boston Flower & Garden Show 2010 Photo - A Feast for the Senses
Boston Flower & Garden Show 2010 photo. A Feast for the Senses is the theme of 2010's inaugural Boston Flower & Garden Show at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, Massachusetts. Cape Cod's Heritage Museums & Gardens created this vibrant landscape display: one of my favorites!

Boston Flower & Garden Show Photo Tour - Pictures from the 2010 Boston Flower Show
Boston Flower & Garden Show photo tour. Pictures from 2010's inaugural Boston Flower Show at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, Massachusetts.

Boston Flower & Garden Show Photo Tour - Pictures from the 2010 Boston Flower Show
Boston Flower & Garden Show photo tour. Pictures from 2010's inaugural Boston Flower Show at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, Massachusetts.

Fall Foliage South Natick Massachusetts
Fall foliage along Route 16 in South Natick, Massachusetts.

Crittercam Exhibit at Mystic Aquarium
National Geographic Crittercam: The World Through Animal Eyes is a 6,000-square-foot traveling exhibition that offers a glimpse of the world as experienced by marine and land animals. Mystic Aquarium hosts the exhibit through November 2011.

Falls of Song at Castle in the Clouds - NH Waterfall Picture
As you drive the two-mile, uphill approach road to Castle in the Clouds, be sure to park a quarter-mile up and embark on the two-hundred-yard hike to Falls of Song.

Welcome to Santa's Village in Jefferson NH
Welcome to Santa's Village in Jefferson, NH. Enjoy this Santa's Village photo gallery.

Nantucket Brant Point Lighthouse Picture - Nantucket Island Massachusetts
Nantucket Brant Point Lighthouse picture. Nantucket's Brant Point Lighthouse comes into view as we approach the Massachusetts island aboard the Steamship Authority's high-speed Nantucket ferry, the M/V Iyanough.

Nantucket Photo Gallery - Nantucket in the Spring A Collection of Pictures of Nantucket Landmarks
Nantucket in the spring, a photo gallery. Enjoy these pictures of the Massachusetts island of Nantucket as daffodils and flowering trees add color to classic scenes of landmark attractions, beaches, the harbor, cranberry bogs, cobblestone streets, more. As these photos show, May is a lovely time to visit Nantucket before summer crowds arrive.

Westmoor Park West Hartford Connecticut - Barnyard Picture
Westmoor Park in West Hartford. The barnyard at West Hartford's Westmoor Park is open free to visitors every day of the year--holidays included. It's a great place to take the kids, even on a winter day.

Deion Branch - Patriots Training Camp Photo of Wide Receiver Deion Branch
Don't know your Patriots by number? We picked up a free roster from the Patriots Football Weekly booth, so we were able to easily identify players such as #84: Wide Receiver and Super Bowl XXXIX MVP Deion Branch, who rejoined the Patriots in 2010.

Photo of Aeolian Pipe Organ at Castle in the Clouds NH
The Aeolian pipe organ in the main hall at Castle in the Clouds could be played manually or automatically via player scrolls. Boaters on Lake Winnipesaukee below could hear its thunderous strains whenever it was played.

Thanksgiving in New England - Origins Evolution History of Our Thanksgiving Holiday Plus Vacation Packages in Connecticut Maine Massachusetts New Hampshire Rhode Island and Vermont including Plymouth - page 2 of 2
This Thanksgiving, why not plan a vacation where it all began--here in New England, landing place of the Pilgrims. Here's your guide to packages in Plymouth, Massachusetts, and throughout New England.

Gingerbread Faneuil Hall - Boston Gingerbread House Competition
The Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center's creation, a gingerbread reproduction of Boston landmark Faneuil Hall, was one of two entries that shared Best of Show honors at the 2009 Boston Christmas Festival Gingerbread House Competition.