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Shopping at the Connecticut Flower & Garden Show - Whimsical Bird Houses Photo
Plants and flowers aren't the only thing for sale at the Connecticut Flower & Garden Show. Vendors in the show's marketplace offer a variety of attractive gift items for sale, such as these whimsical bird houses.

Odd Attractions in New England - Page 3 of 3
New England isn't all steepled churches and patriotic landmarks. Here's part three of your A to Z Guide to offbeat, weird, strange, wacky and odd attractions in New England. Page 3.

Offbeat New England Attractions - Part 2 - New England Odditions A to Z
New England isn't all steepled churches and patriotic landmarks. Here's part two of your A to Z Guide to offbeat, weird, strange, wacky and odd attractions in New England. Page 2.

New England Oddities and Offbeat Attractions - A to Z
Looking for New England oddities? Here's your A to Z Guide to offbeat, weird, strange, wacky and odd attractions in New England.

Hotels Near Foxwoods Casino
Find hotels near Foxwoods Casino with this guide to nearby lodging including inns, B&Bs, motels and hotels including some offering a shuttle to the casino.

Valentine's Day in New England 2015
Find romantic ideas for celebrating Valentine's Day in New England with this guide to 2015's best getaway packages, Valentine's Day events, dining, recipes, gifts, more!

Wicked Kickin Cheesecake Review
Wicked Kickin' Savory Cheesecake made in New England in New Bedford, Massachusetts, is a tasty remake of the rich dessert. Try flavors like buffalo chicken, barbecue pork and lobster for a party appetizer or even a meal.

Rhode Island Highlights - See Rhode Island in 5 Days
This Rhode Island itinerary will help you see the Ocean State's highlights and discover the best places to visit and things to do on a five-day Rhode Island vacation.

Fruit and Chocolate Fondue Recipe
Make fruit and chocolate fondue with pureed banana and raspberries for Valentine's Day or any day with this chocolate fondue recipe from Stonehurst Manor in North Conway, New Hampshire.

Best Beaches Near Newburyport
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Explore This Coastal City North of Boston
Discover the best things to do in the coastal city of Newburyport, MA, suggested by a Newburyport native.

Newburyport for Foodies
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Shopping in Newburyport
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Newburyport's Top Summer Event
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Spend a Day at Maudslay State Park
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Newburyport's Intimate Theater
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Best Newburyport Day Spas
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Tanglewood Visitors Center - Tanglewood MA Photo
The Tanglewood Visitors Center is located across the lawn from the Shed. There are men's and women's restrooms in the Visitors Center.

Tanglewood Photos
Tanglewood photo tour. The picturesque summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra is a magical place to see a concert, as you'll see in these Tanglewood photos.

Glass House Tanglewood Gift Shop Photo
The Glass House, located near the Main Gate, is Tanglewood's gift shop.

Tanglewood Romantic Picnic Photo - Tanglewood Music Festival
Tanglewood provides the backdrop for a memorable romantic evening in the Berkshires. Pack delicious nibbles and a bottle of wine, invite your new flame or your long-time love to join you, and Tanglewood delivers everything else you need for an enchanted evening including superb natural surroundings, dramatic skyscapes and world-class live music to stir your emotions.

Analemmatic Sundial at Tanglewood Picture
Analemmatic Sundial at Tanglewood. A plaque on the ground near the Analemmatic Sundial at Tanglewood explains the workings of this unusual timekeeping device.

Photo of Boston Symphony at Tanglewood
The primary reason for visiting Tanglewood is to hear fabulous music. Each summer's Tanglewood season features a variety of jazz, popular and classical music performances.

Picnicking at Tanglewood - Tanglewood Photo Tour
Picnicking on the lawn is half the fun of attending a concert at Tanglewood in Lenox, Massachusetts. Photo of Tanglewood picnic.

Tanglewood Tree Picture
Tanglewood photo tour. Allow ample time to explore Tanglewood's expansive grounds.

Tanglewood Lawn Tickets
Access to Tanglewood's lovely, 210-acre campus is yours with the purchase of an affordable lawn ticket for a concert performance. Lawn tickets at Tanglewood can be as cheap as $13.

Tanglewood for Kids - Families Enjoy Tanglewood MA Photo
Tanglewood for Kids. Tanglewood may offer a highbrow line-up of classical music performances, but that doesn't mean you have to leave the kids at home. On the contrary, the Boston Symphony Orchestra offers many special programs designed to encourage families to introduce children to the delights of orchestral music including hosting an annual Tanglewood Family Concert and offering free lawn tickets for kids 17 and under.

The Shed at Tanglewood - Photo
The Shed at Tanglewood. The Shed is where Tanglewood's largest concerts take place. Both the Boston Symphony Orchestra and popular acts play here.

Tanglewood Music Festival Picture - Tanglewood Shed on an August Evening
Tanglewood Music Festival Shed picture.

New England Super Bowl Headquarters - Patriots vs Seahawks Super Bowl XLIX
The New England Patriots are on the way to their sixth Super Bowl. Here's a guide for Patriots fans and non-fans to cheering for New England's NFL team and hosting a New England themed Super Bowl party. Find recipes, fun activities for kids, Patriots basics and more.

Flourless Chocolate Truffle Cake Recipe
Try this recipe for Flourless Chocolate Truffle Cake, a decadent dessert recipe from New England, this Valentine's Day or any day you're craving something sweet. Shared by Tracey Anderson, innkeeper, Wings Hill Inn, Belgrade Lakes, Maine.

Lenny Life-Size Chocolate Moose at Len Libby Chocolates Scarborough Maine
See a life-size chocolate moose in Maine. Lenny lives at Len Libby Chocolates in Scarborough, Maine, and he's made of 1,700 pounds of milk chocolate.

Best of New England
Best of New England guide from featuring top places to vacation and attractions to see in the six New England states: Conecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont, plus New York State.

New England Inns with In-room Fireplaces
New England writer Kim Knox Beckius' guide to 10 New England inns where you'll find a fireplace in every room. Part two features B&Bs in Rhode Island and Vermont. Page 2.

Maple Taffy on Snow Recipe
Traditional Maine recipe for Maple Taffy on Snow. Learn how to make this sweet treat with pure maple syrup and a snowball.

Skiing in New Hampshire Resorts and Ski Areas
Skiing in New Hampshire guide. Plan your NH ski trip with this guide to New Hampshire ski areas, resorts, reviews, snow condition reports, more.

Maine Skiing - Ski Areas and Resorts in Maine
Maine skiing guide. Plan your Maine skiing trip with this guide to Maine ski areas, ski reviews, resorts, snow condition reports and more.

Eagle Watch Tours on the Connecticut River
Bald eagles return to the Connecticut River each winter, and the best way to see them is to book passage aboard a winter eagle watch cruise.

Lobster Pie Recipe from Berry Manor Inn in Maine
Lobster Pie recipe, a savory pie recipe featuring lobster meat, from Maine's Berry Manor Inn.

Skiing in Massachusetts
Massachusetts Skiing: Plan your Massachusetts ski trip with these links to Massachusetts ski areas, resorts, snow condition reports and more.

Pastrami Pizza - Heaven on a Crust at Pizza Chef in Milford MA
The Pastrami Pizza at Pizza Chef in Milford, MA, is heaven on a crust! If you're driving the Mass Pike near Worcester at meal time, make the 10-mile detour to try this decadent pie topped with pastrami, mustard, mozzarella cheese, peppers and mushrooms.

Beginner Friendly Snowmobile Tours - Learn How to Ride a Snowmobile in New Hampshire
Learn how to ride a snowmobile on a beginner-friendly snowmobile tour in New Hampshire. Here's how to reserve your guided snowmobile tour in New Hampshire's White Mountains with Northern Extremes.

First Time on a Snowmobile - New Hampshire Snowmobile Tour
Be sure to have your guide snap a photo of your first time on a snowmobile, then it's time to apply the lessons you learned and head out on the snowmobile trail.

Snowmobile Tours in the New Hampshire White Mountains
You'll enjoy a sense of accomplishment and awesome views when you embark on a guided snowmobile tour in the White Mountains of New Hampshire with Northern Extremes Snowmobiling, an outfitter based in Bartlett.

New Hampshire Snowmobiling Tour is Full of Surprises
You might spot moose on a New Hampshire snowmobiling tour with Northern Extremes Snowmobiling. Or your guide may just serenade you with a private harmonica concert!

Learn to Snowmobile in New Hampshire with an Experienced Guide
With an experienced Northern Extremes snowmobile guide, you'll overcome any hesitation you may have as you learn to snowmobile in New Hampshire.

Double Snowmobile
You can rent a double snowmobile for a guided or self-guided tours of the White Mountains in New Hampshire at Northern Extremes Snowmobiling in Barlett, NH.

Safe Snowmobile Operation Basics
On a Northern Extremes Snowmobiling guided snowmobile tour in New Hampshire, beginners first learn the basics of safe snowmobile operation. My guide first demonstrated the brakes on the left handlebar of the snowmobile.

Learn to Ride a Snowmobile in New Hampshire
If you want to learn to ride a snowmobile, Northern Extremes Snowmobiling's guided tours are an ideal way to learn the ropes. Your guide will show you all of the important things, like how to kill the engine with the emergency stop switch, how to squeeze the throttle to accelerate, how to use snowmobile hand signals and how to adjust the hand warmers.

Rent Snowmobile Gear New Hampshire - Northern Extremes Snowmobiling
Northern Extremes Snowmobiling in Bartlett, New Hampshire, rents snowmobiles and gear. They have everything you need for your guided snowmobile tour.

Snowmobile Tours in New Hampshire: You're in for a Ride
Is snowmobiling on your bucket list? Northern Extremes Snowmobiling in Bartlett, New Hampshire, offers beginner-friendly snowmobile tours. Even if you're a bit intimidated, a two-hour snowmobile tour in the breathtaking White Mountain National Forest will turn you into a confident snowmobile rider.

Skijoring New England - Try Cross Country Skiing with Your Dog
Skijoring in New England. What is skijoring? It's cross-country skiing with your dog! Here are some New England places where you can try skijoring, plus resources for getting started with this unique winter sport.

Best New England Food 2014
From soup to doughnuts, New England writer Kim Knox Beckius shares the best New England food she consumed in 2014. Her food photos may make you drool!

Best Lobster Roll at Jamestown Fish in Rhode Island
Best New England Foods 2014 - Lobster roll at Jamestown Fish in Rhode Island.

Best Chowder at Melville Grille in Rhode Island
Best New England Foods 2014 - Portuguese Fish Chowder at Rhode Island's Melville Grille.

Best Beer Soup at Solas Irish Pub in Boston
Guinness Onion Soup at Solas Irish Pub in Boston hit the spot when I was visiting the city over St. Patrick's Day weekend.

Best Tasting Menu at Terrain Garden Café in Connecticut
The tasting menu at Terrain Garden Cafe in Westport, Connecticut, is a phenomenal deal for Connecticut's Gold Coast.

Best Fried Clams at Lobster Shack at Two Lights in Maine
Best New England Foods 2014 - Fried clams at Lobster Shack at Two Lights in Cape Elizabeth, Maine.

Best Flatbreads at Quercibella in Connecticut
The flatbreads at Quercibella in New Hartford, Connecticut, are a foodie's delight.

Best Cheesecake from Wicked Kickin' Savory Cheesecake in Massachusetts
Best New England Foods 2014 - Wicked Kickin' Savory Cheesecake makes a delicious buffalo chicken cheesecake in New Bedford, Connecticut.

Best Breakfast Sandwiches at Mike & Patty's in Boston
Your search for a memorable breakfast in Boston should lead you to Mike & Patty's.

Best Clams at The Place in Connecticut
The best clams I've ever encountered are the top item on the menu at The Place in Guilford, Connecticut. If you like clams, you have to try their Roast Clam Special.

Best Chocolates at Hardcore Sweet Cupcakes in Connecticut
Decadent and a bit risqué, the balls made by Connecticut's Hardcore Sweet Cupcakes are chocolate truffles with an edge.

Best Doughnuts at Payne's Donuts on Block Island
Payne's Donuts is the legendary 'Home of the Killer Donuts.' I went all the way to Block Island to taste them. These doughnuts are worth the trip!

Best Swordfish at Fresh Salt at the Saybrook Point Inn & Spa in Connecticut
Swordfish chop, a rare cut of fish, was one of the best meals I ate in New England in 2014. Find it at Fresh Salt at the Saybrook Point Inn & Spa in Connecticut.

Roger Williams Park Zoo Providence Rhode Island
Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence, Rhode Island, is one of New England's finest zoos. The zoo is open daily year-round, so when winter chills New England, don't hibernate. Head to Roger Williams Park Zoo. This virtual photo tour provides a sneak preview of what you'll see on a winter visit to the zoo.

Polar Bear Picture - Roger Williams Park Zoo Virtual Photo Tour - Providence Rhode Island
Polar bear picture. On this virtual tour of Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence, Rhode Island, we see a polar bear who is perfectly content to spend the winter at New England's oldest zoo.

Roger Williams Park Zoo - Marco Polo Trail - Asian Animals
Following the Marco Polo Trail at the Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence, Rhode Island, is an opportunity to follow in the footsteps of the 13th-century explorer's Asian journey.

Dromedary Camel - Ship of the Desert - Marco Polo Trail - Roger Williams Park Zoo
Dromedary camels like the one in this photo were known as ships of the desert during Marco Polo's day.

Flamingos at Roger Williams Park Zoo - Providence Rhode Island - Photo Tour of the Zoo
Flamingos inhabit the Tropical America exhibit at Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence, Rhode Island, even on a snowy winter day in New England.

Roger Williams Park Zoo Photo Tour - Seal
Roger Williams Park Zoo offers free admission on New Year's Day each year, which makes January 1 a popular day to see the seals and other animals that inhabit this Providence, Rhode Island, attraction year-round.

Skiing in Vermont - Resorts and Ski Areas
Plan your Vermont downhill or cross-country skiing trip with this guide to Vermont ski areas, resorts, snow condition reports and more.

B.T.'s Smokehouse BYOB and BBQ in Sturbridge
Tips for dining at B.T.'s Smokehouse in Sturbridge, MA, where you can also order a southern-style Thanksgiving turkey and dinner fixings.

B.T.'s Smokehouse Sturbridge MA - Best BBQ in New England
B.T.'s Smokehouse in Sturbridge, MA, is THE place for authentic southern BBQ in New England. This little barbecue joint has a Culinary Institute of America-trained chef!

B.T.'s Smokehouse - Budget-Friendly BBQ in Sturbridge MA
B.T.'s Smokehouse in Sturbridge satisfies the heartiest of appetites, yet its prices are budget-friendly. You'll be hard-pressed to find a better meal in New England for 10 bucks.

B.T.'s Smokehouse - Reviews Are Right
B.T.'s Smokehouse is one of the best places for barbecue in New England, and for the same money you'd spend on fast food, you can enjoy slow-smoked pulled pork and other sandwiches exploding with tasty meat.

Pecan Pie at B.T.'s Smokehouse, a Top Place for Southern Cuisine in Massachusetts
Dessert at B.T.'s Smokehouse in Massachusetts is worth saving room for if you're a fan of pecan pie.

New England Baked Macaroni & Cheese Recipe
Baked Macaroni and Cheese is the perfect comfort food, and what makes this recipe extra delicious is Vermont sharp cheddar cheese. This New England recipe for Macaroni and Cheese is rich and hearty enough to make it a one-dish supper.


Edaville USA Christmas Festival of Lights
Photos of the Edaville USA Christmas Festival of Lights, a New England holiday attraction in South Carver, Massachusetts.

Edaville USA Christmas Festival of Lights
Photos of the Edaville USA Christmas Festival of Lights, a New England holiday attraction in South Carver, Massachusetts.

Kennebunkport Christmas Prelude - Traditional Carol Singing at Franciscan Guest House
During Kennebunkport Christmas Prelude, carol singing is held at the Franciscan Monastery and Guest House. Hundreds gather to sing traditional songs while holding candles. This heartwarming event is a must! Page 11.

Kennebunkport Christmas Prelude - Photo of Christmas Tree in Dock Square Kennebunkport Maine
Kennebunkport Christmas Prelude picture. Photo of Christmas tree in Dock Square, Kennebunkport, Maine. The picture was taken in Kennebunkport at Dock Square. During Christmas Prelude, the streets and sidewalks are crowded with townspeople and tourists viewing the Lobster Christmas Tree.

Connecticut Things To Do - Top CT Attractions
Connecticut things to do. Visiting Connecticut and wondering what to do? Here's your guide to the top CT attractions including casinos, museums, beaches, cruises, wineries, America's oldest amusement park and more fun things to do in CT.

New Hampshire Things To Do - Top NH Attractions
New Hampshire things to do. Considering a New Hampshire trip and wondering what to do? Here's your guide to the top NH attractions including scenic drives, beaches, tax-free shopping, family amusement parks, historic sites, America's Stonehenge, the Anheuser-Busch Brewery and more fun things to do in New Hampshire.

Christmas at Old Sturbridge Village - Photo Tour
See photos of Old Sturbridge Village in Sturbridge, Massachusetts, decorated for the Christmas holiday season and learn about Christmas Traditions by Candlelight events in December.

Father Christmas Picture - A Quiet Moment for Father Christmas - Christmas at Old Sturbridge Village
Father Christmas Picture: Here's an image you don't see very often; Father Christmas enjoys a quiet moment by the fire inside the Bullard Tavern at Old Sturbridge Village.

Old Sturbridge Village - Salem Towne House Decorated for Christmas - Photo
The Salem Towne House is an upscale residence that dates to 1796. It was moved to Old Sturbridge Village from Charlton, Massachusetts, in 1952. During the holiday season, the Towne House sports traditional pine roping and other holiday decorations, such as a fruit wreath on the door, typical of a mid-19th-century Christmas celebration in New England, as you'll see in this photo.

Sights and Sounds of an Old-Fashioned New England Christmas - Christmas Traditions by Candlelight at Old Sturbridge Village - Photo
Inside the Salem Towne House at Old Sturbridge Village, holiday season visitors have an opportunity to learn about the evolution of the custom of gift giving and to view a dining room filled with old-fashioned holiday foods and confections. In this photo, you'll see a patriotic Christmas tree and other holiday decorations.

Picture - Christmas Caroling at Old Sturbridge Village - Old Sturbridge Village at Christmas Virtual Photo Tour
Inside The Parsonage Barn, Old Sturbridge Village visitors had an opportunity to join in a Christmas carol sing-a-long. Christmas by Candlelight events, held on select Friday through Sunday evenings in December, feature a variety of musical and dance performances.

Making Mulled Cider the Old-Fashioned Way During Christmas Traditions by Candlelight at Old Sturbridge Village
During Christmas Traditions by Candlelight at Old Sturbridge Village, costumed interpreters at The Parsonage prepare hot mulled cider using a hot iron from the kitchen fireplace.

A Horse-Drawn Holiday Ride - Horse Drawn Wagon Ride - Christmas Traditions at Old Sturbridge Village
Horse-drawn wagon rides around The Common at Old Sturbridge Village are offered during the holidays.

Old Sturbridge Village at Christmas Photo - Flute Player Inside The Fitch House - Holiday Melodies
Old Sturbridge Village at Christmas Photo: As we continue around The Common at Old Sturbridge Village, we venture next inside the Fitch House, where a flute player in period costume provides a lively musical backdrop of holiday melodies.

19th Century New England Christmas Traditions - Fruitcake, Wassail and Tabletop Trees - Picture - Old Sturbridge Village
19th century New England Christmas traditions: This picture of Christmas at Old Sturbridge Village shows some 19th-century Christmas traditions including fruitcake, wassail and a tabletop tree.

Christmas at Old Sturbridge Village - Photo - Costumed Interpreter Offers Taste of Gingerbread
In this photo of Christmas at Old Sturbridge Village, a costumed interpreter offers us a taste of gingerbread.

Jackson & Connor - Northampton Massachusetts Men's Clothing Store Jackson & Connor
Jackson & Connor men's clothing store in Northampton, Massachusetts. Most men I know don't relish shopping for clothing. That's probably because they don't have a shop like Northampton's Jackson & Connor in their neighborhood. This contemporary menswear emporium oozes a rare combination of manly sophistication and laidback luxury.

Silverscape Designs - Northampton Massachusetts Jeweler Silverscape Designs
Silverscape Designs in Northampton, Massachusetts. While its building is an antique, Silverscape Designs is a thoroughly modern jeweler. They even have a computer-aided design system that allows shoppers to create custom jewelry that is truly one-of-a-kind.

A Child's Garden - Northampton Massachusetts Baby and Toy Store
A Child's Garden baby and toy store in Northampton, Massachusetts. In an age of lead paint scares and cheap, disposable Happy Meal toys, A Child's Garden bucks the trend by enthralling kids--and parents--with finely crafted, eco-friendly gear and toys built to last.

Smith College Museum of Art Store - Shopping in Northampton MA
The Smith College Museum of Art is not only a fine small art museum that you should visit while you're in Northampton, it's a great place to shop. The SCMA Store's unique offerings include art-inspired toys, ceramics, scarves, jewelry, books, prints and more.

Hungry Ghost Bread - Artisan Bread Bakery Northampton Massachusetts
Hungry Ghost Bread in Northampton, Massachusetts. It's easy to understand why the organic artisan sourdough breads baked at Hungry Ghost sometimes sell as fast as they come out of the oven! Check Hungry Ghost's bread schedule to see which bread varieties they're baking on the day of your visit to Northampton, and call ahead to reserve your loaves.

Pinch Gallery - Shopping in Northampton Massachusetts
Pinch Gallery in Northampton, Massachusetts. Pinch Gallery is one of the loveliest shops I've encountered in my New England travels. The store's vibrant yet uncluttered layout allows shoppers to easily browse the fun mix of handcrafted products displayed.

Artisan Gallery - Photo of Chimpanzee Pillows at Artisan Gallery Northampton Massachusetts
The Artisan Gallery in Northampton, Massachusetts, comes to the rescue when you simply must locate an over-the-top, grin-inducing gift that shouts: 'I went to the ends of the Earth to find this!' Luckily, you only have to go to Main Street in Northampton to discover an amazing line-up of creative and thoughtful gifts.

Faces Northampton - The 9 Neatest Northampton Shops
Faces is a perennial favorite destination for Northampton shoppers. This eclectic shop on two levels can't be beat for variety. You'll encounter apparel and gift items at Faces that you quite simply won't find anywhere else!

Essentials Northampton Massachusetts
Essentials in Northampton, Massachusetts, is a colorful store with items for every taste and living space.

Top 10 Places for a White Christmas in New England
Dreaming of a White Christmas? Here are the 10 snowiest places in New England at Christmas according to the National Climatic Data Center. Did you guess a Maine town tops the list?

Hartford Holiday Events
Hartford Holiday Events guide 2014. Here are fun things to do in and around Hartford, Connecticut, during the holiday season. See Santa Claus, tour historic homes, learn about Christmas traditions and marvel at holiday lights.

Rhode Island Beer and Spirits Tasting Trip
A Rhode Island beer and spirits tasting trip is a fun way to sample some of the best craft brews, whisky and vodka made in RI.

Sons of Liberty - Rhode Island Beer and Spirits Tour
Sons of Liberty makes award-winning whisky and vodka in Rhode Island. Visit the distillery for a tour and tasting.

Mews Tavern - Rhode Island Beer and Spirits Tour
Mews Tavern in Wakefield, Rhode Island, is a beer lover's restaurant with 69 different beers on tap.

Whaler's Brewing - Rhode Island Beer and Spirits Tour
Whaler's Brewing Company in Wakefield, Rhode Island, is a casual microbrewery where you can taste a variety of beers including some with strong alcohol content.

Grey Sail Brewing - Rhode Island Beer and Spirits Tour
Grey Sail Brewing in Westerly is one of Rhode Island's most established breweries. Tours allow visitors to see the brewery equipment and taste several beers.

Richard's Famous Garlic Salt
Richard's Famous Garlic Salt is no ordinary spice. Enliven the tastebuds of every garlic lover on your list with this seasoning made at Cranberry Barn Kitchens in Massachusetts using an old family recipe. Page 18.

Legal Sea Foods Scallops and Bacon
Order tasty gifts from New England from Legal Sea Foods, like these scallops and bacon appetizers. Page 7.

Don Campbell Maine Musician
We met Don Campbell in June 2009 while he was playing a gig at the Ashworth By the Sea in Hampton Beach, NH, and immediately liked the warmth of his voice and his infectious personality. His second Christmas CD is all new for 2011 and features 13 songs including many classics and two original tunes. Page 14.

Badger Sleep Balm Photo
Badger Sleep Balm is an affordable gift made in New Hampshire. This sleep enhancer contains essential oils of ginger, rosemary, bergamot, balsam fir and lavender. I've found that the comforting fragrance soothes me to sleep without fail, even when I'm in a strange bed away from home. Page 12.

Vervacious Espresso Balsamic Drizzle
Vervacious Espresso Balsamic Drizzle is a New England gift priced under $20. Made in Biddeford, Maine, by Vervacious, this savory drizzle won best new product honors at the 2008 New England Products Trade Show. It's a perfect complement for roasted meats, rich cheeses and grilled fruits. Page 3.

James Taylor at Christmas CD
James Taylor is a true New England gem, and his latest CD release, James Taylor at Christmas, features holiday favorites he's recorded over the years. Page 5.

Littleneck Clams from Legal Sea Foods
A pound of littleneck clams is the perfect start to any romantic meal for two. At this price, you can afford to surprise your sweetie. Page 15.

SimplyChickie Organic Cotton Baby Hat
Baby apparel by SimplyChickie is made in Newport, Rhode Island, from 100% organic cotton. More than two dozen fun designs are available on hats, baby T-shirts and onesies. Page 13.

New England Bingo
New England Bingo. This fun-for-all-ages game requires players to shout

Newman's Own Coffee
New England's own Paul Newman was not only an admired actor but a generous philanthropist. Newman's Own Coffee, made in Vermont by Green Mountain, makes a doubly nice gift because proceeds benefit charities worldwide through the Newman's Own Foundation. Page 6.

North Woods Animal Treats - Dog Treats Made in New Hampshire
These fun, moose-shaped dog treats were another of my discoveries at the 2009 Boston Christmas Festival. They're Parmesan flavored! And baked by hand in small batches. Page 8.

Old Farmer's Almanac 2015
The Old Farmer's Almanac is much more than a book of long-range weather predictions. It's a compendium of New England folk wisdom, trivia, recipes and more. 2015's edition even has recipes for both at-home beauty remedies and a love potion. Page 9.

Reindeer Poo Candle
Wick-It Cool Candles, made in Hollis, New Hampshire, are made of 100% soy, and as they burn, they turn into massage oil! Luckily, they come in many scents besides Reindeer Poo including Sugar Plum Berries, Autumn Magic and Butt Naked (really!).

Secret Life of Lobsters
Trevor Corson's 2004 book, The Secret Life of Lobsters, is still the be-all and end-all when it comes to these tasty and intriguing crustaceans. Any lobster lover on your list would be proud to own a copy of this in-depth and intimate portrait of lobsters and lobstermen. Page 20.

Vermont Smoke and Cure Two for the Long Trail
Which will you eat first, the 7-oz. stick of smoked pepperoni or the 7-oz. stick of summer sausage? Oh wait, this is a gift; it's not for you. Then again, at this price, you can afford to order a few sets of these famous Vermont-smoked meats. Page 19.

Babe Ruth Book by David A. Kelly
Since the Red Sox won the World Series in 2004 and 2007, everything seems perfect in New England sports. But 'Babe Ruth and the Baseball Curse' immerses young readers in a fast-paced account of team history and the terrible 'Curse of the Bambino.'. Page 10.

Catcher Bags Made in Maine
Catcher Bags, handcrafted in Bangor, Maine by Simply Prudence Creations, come in a variety of fun fabrics: It's so hard to choose! My daughter chose a butterfly design to use as a bike bag. They're affordable, so you may have to order two. Page 11.

Sunnyfield Farm Biscotti and Mini Marshmallows Made in Maine
Biscotti and mini marshmallows made in Maine by Sunnyfield Farm in Wells make a delicious gift from New England. Page 17.

20 New England Gifts Under $25
20 New England gifts under $25 is your guide to affordable holiday presents that will please anyone who loves New England. These cheap holiday gifts, including gourmet foods, books, and products made in the New England states are perfect for teachers, friends, colleagues and anyone who'd appreciate a touch of New England charm this holiday season.

20 New England Gifts Under $25
20 New England gifts under $25 is your guide to affordable holiday presents that will please anyone who loves New England. These cheap holiday gifts, including gourmet foods, books, and products made in the New England states are perfect for teachers, friends, colleagues and anyone who'd appreciate a touch of New England charm this holiday season.

Northeast Foraging Book
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Powered Green Energy Seal for Laptop Computer
Powered Green Energy Seals are manufactured in Woburn, Massachusetts, and when you purchase one, you offset one laptop computer's lifetime energy and carbon footprint by sponsoring equivalent renewable wind and solar energy.

Robinhood Meetinghouse Cream Cheese Biscuits - A Gourmet Treat from Maine
You no longer have to drive to Maine to try Michael Gagne's Robinhood Meetinghouse 72-layer Cream Cheese Biscuits. This gourmet treat is available frozen at online retailers and markets and grocery stores in the Northeast and beyond.

Tips for How to Cook Fresh Green Beans
How to cook fresh green beans. New England Travel.

Hot Apple Cider Streudel - Alcoholic Hot Cider Drink Recipe
Hot Apple Cider Streudel drink recipe. An alcoholic hot cider recipe featuring vodka, cinnamon and a caramel-dipped apple slice.

Send Christmas Cards from Bethlehem Connecticut
Send Christmas cards from Bethlehem, Connecticut. Bethlehem, Connecticut, has one of the state's busiest post offices each December. Visitors can decorate holiday mail and Christmas cards with special cachet designs and the distinctive Bethlehem postmark. If you can't get to Bethlehem, you can still send greetings via the Bethlehem post office.

Holiday Inn and House Tours in New England
Holiday inn and house tours in New England for 2014. See New England's inns, B&Bs and historic houses dressed in holiday finery during one of these special Christmas season inn-to-inn tours.

Katharine Hepburn Grave Site in Hartford Connecticut
Katharine Hepburn is buried in Hartford, Connecticut's historic Cedar Hill Cemetery. Here is a quick guide to finding Hepburn's grave site.

Hartford Travel Guide - Plan Your Trip to Connecticut's Capital City
Hartford, Connecticut, may not rate high on your radar when you're selecting a travel destination, but it should! Here's your complete guide to planning your trip to Hartford, from finding accommodations to building an itinerary of things to do and attractions to see.

Easy Chocolate Bark Recipe
Super-easy Chocolate Bark recipe from the Inn at Jackson in New Hampshire. Just use your microwave to create this yummy treat with cranberries, nuts and ginger.

Massachusetts Christmas Tree Farms
Massachusetts Christmas tree farms put travelers in the holiday spirit. Here are some of the best places in MA to choose and cut your family's Christmas tree this holiday season.

New York Christmas Tree Farms - Cut Your Own Xmas Tree in NY
Find Christmas tree farms in New York State in this guide to places where you can choose and cut a fresh pine to be your Xmas tree.

Old Sturbridge Village Photo Tour
Old Sturbridge Village, where 19th-century New England is recreated, is a must for any New England travel itinerary. See Old Sturbridge Village highlights on this photo tour.

Easy Bay Scallops Recipe from New England
Cook bay scallops with this quick and easy six-ingredient recipe. Bay scallops are a New England treat in season November-March.

Pilgrim Monument on Cape Cod in Provincetown Massachusetts
The Pilgrim Monument in Provincetown commemorates the Pilgrims' first landfall in New England. Climb stairs to the top for spectacular Cape Cod views.

Autumn Waterfall in New Hampshire
Photo of a hidden waterfall surrounded by autumn colors at Mine Falls Park in Nashua, New Hampshire.

New England Thanksgiving Packages
New England Thanksgiving getaway packages and travel ideas. Find special deals for Thanksgiving weekend at New England hotels and inns.

Maine Haunted Inns and Hotels
These 10 Maine haunted inns and hotels are best bets if you're interested in a paranormal getaway. They are intriguing places to stay even if you don't encounter a ghost.

March in New England
The weather's dreary. There are no long holiday weekends. And Daylight Saving Time steals an hour of our lives that we won't get back until equally dismal

Kids Apple Pie Recipe
Kids apple pie recipe. Make apple pie with kids with this kid-friendly Autumn Bliss Apple Pie recipe from Kim's New England Kitchen.

Ancient Burying Ground in Downtown Hartford Connecticut - Photo
The Ancient Burying Ground is a wonderfully preserved site in the heart of downtown Hartford. Although there are only about 400 surviving tombstones, it is believed that this is the final resting place for as many as 6,000 of Hartford's early settlers. Page 2.

African-American Memorial at Hartford Ancient Burying Ground
In 1998, this stone was installed at Hartford's Ancient Burying Ground to memorialize 63 African Americans who are known to be buried here, as well as 250 others who are likely among the cemetery's inhabitants. Most were Colonial-era slaves. Page 10.

Death's Head Image on Gravestone at Ancient Burying Ground in Hartford CT - Photo
In the late 1600s, the image of a winged skull began appearing on Connecticut gravestones, such as this one for 31-year-old William Keith. Known as 'death's heads,' these symbols reflected Puritans' grim notion of death. Page 8.

Ancient Burying Ground Leaning Headstones - Hartford Connecticut Photo
Each headstone within Hartford's Ancient Burying Ground tells a story. From 1640 until the early 1800s, all of the community's dead were interred here--men, women, children, slaves--including many who were too poor to afford a grave marker. Page 4.

Hartford Ancient Burying Ground Obelisk Photo - Hartford's Founders
The obelisk at the center of the Ancient Burying Ground is known as the Founders' Monument. It is inscribed with the names of many of the original settlers of Hartford. The pink granite monument installed in 1986 replaced the deteriorating 1837 monument. Page 3.

Thomas Hooker Hartford's Founder - Ancient Burying Ground Hartford Connecticut
The Reverend Thomas Hooker and 100 members of his congregation left Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1636 and founded the first English settlement in Hartford. Hooker's body is believed to be beneath Center Church. This plaque honors Hartford's founder. Page 9.

Reverend Samuel Stone Statue at Ancient Burying Ground - Hartford CT Photo
Reverend Samuel Stone, who negotiated the purchase of Hartford from the Native Americans, was one of Hartford's founders and Thomas Hooker's successor as the congregation's pastor. This statue of Stone is near the Ancient Burying Ground entrance/exit. Page 11.

Child's Headstone at Hartford Ancient Burying Ground - Photo
Lieut. William Knox lived to the ripe old age of 55; many others buried at Hartford's Ancient Burying Ground were not so fortunate. There are many children among the dead. This stone commemorates 9-month-old Walter, who died in 1761. Page 7.

Hartford Ancient Burying Ground Photo - Old Cemetery Photo
Hartford Ancient Burying Ground photo. Hartford's Ancient Burying Ground, located on Main Street alongside Center Church, is the city's oldest historic attraction. Some of the more than 400 headstones in this old cemetery date to the 1600s.

Lieut. William Knox Headstone at Hartford Ancient Burying Ground Cemetery Hartford Connecticut
Lieut. William Knox (1732-1787) was an Irish immigrant who lived in Hartford for more than two decades. He was the father of seven, and he operated a tavern in Hartford where British prisoners of war were housed during the American Revolution. Page 5.

Ancient Burying Ground Headstone Inscription Prepare for Death and Follow Me
The inscription on Lieut. William Knox's headstone was a common one in the late 18th century: Behold my friend as you pass by, As you are now so once was I; As I am now, so you must be. Prepare for death and follow me. Page 6.

Cranberry Harvesting - Why Do Cranberries Float?
Water is a critical and precious resource for cranberry growers. Water is typically recycled from bog to bog as the harvest transpires over a month-long period in the fall.

Interesting Cranberry Facts
This driving tour takes you through southeastern Massachusetts to view bogs loaded with berries during the cranberry harvest season. Plan your own fall drive with these tips and directions, then set out to see this brilliant spectacle.

Cranberry Bog Swans
This driving tour takes you through southeastern Massachusetts to view bogs loaded with berries during the cranberry harvest season. Plan your own fall drive with these tips and directions, then set out to see this brilliant spectacle.

Makepeace Farms
If you want to take home fresh cranberries straight from the bog and other cranberry goodies, be sure to include a stop at Makepeace Farms on your Cranberry Country driving tour.

Cranberries Close Up - Cranberries Growing on Vine
This driving tour takes you through southeastern Massachusetts to view bogs loaded with berries during the cranberry harvest season. Plan your own fall drive with these tips and directions, then set out to see this brilliant spectacle.

Cranberry Truck
This driving tour takes you through southeastern Massachusetts to view bogs loaded with berries during the cranberry harvest season. Plan your own fall drive with these tips and directions, then set out to see this brilliant spectacle.

A Visitor-Friendly Cranberry Farm
This driving tour takes you through southeastern Massachusetts to view bogs loaded with berries during the cranberry harvest season. Plan your own fall drive with these tips and directions, then set out to see this brilliant spectacle.

Cranberry Separator
This driving tour takes you through southeastern Massachusetts to view bogs loaded with berries during the cranberry harvest season. Plan your own fall drive with these tips and directions, then set out to see this brilliant spectacle.

Flax Pond Farms Cranberry Bog
This driving tour takes you through southeastern Massachusetts to view bogs loaded with berries during the cranberry harvest season. Plan your own fall drive with these tips and directions, then set out to see this brilliant spectacle.

Decas Cranberry and the Berry Guys - Cranberry Tour in Massachusetts
This driving tour takes you through southeastern Massachusetts to view bogs loaded with berries during the cranberry harvest season. Plan your own fall drive with these tips and directions, then set out to see this brilliant spectacle.

Cranberry Bog Wet Harvest Wet Harvesting is Hard Work But Beautiful to Behold
This driving tour takes you through southeastern Massachusetts to view bogs loaded with berries during the cranberry harvest season. Plan your own fall drive with these tips and directions, then set out to see this brilliant spectacle.

Massachusetts Cranberry Bog Driving Tour
This driving tour takes you through southeastern Massachusetts to view bogs loaded with berries during the cranberry harvest season. Plan your own fall drive with these tips and directions, then set out to see this brilliant spectacle.

Cranberry Harvest Experiences at Mayflower Cranberries in Massachusetts
This driving tour takes you through southeastern Massachusetts to view bogs loaded with berries during the cranberry harvest season. Plan your own fall drive with these tips and directions, then set out to see this brilliant spectacle.

Pumpkin Tree
Ever seen a pumpkin tree? We discovered this rare breed at Tougas Family Farm, an apple orchard and pumpkin patch near Worcester in Northboro, Massachusetts.

Halloween in Connecticut 2014
Connecticut Halloween 2014 events and attractions guide. Looking for spooky fun in Connecticut this Halloween? Here are author and expert Kim Knox Beckius's picks for the 10 best Halloween happenings in Connecticut.

New England Haunted Hotels and Inns
Feeling brave? Haunted hotels and inns in New England are memorable places to spend a night! You might meet a ghost or have a strange and eerie experience. Here's your guide to New England hotels rumored to be haunted.

Vermont Haunted Hotels and Inns
Vermont haunted hotels and inns. Vermont has haunted hotels and inns for the intrepid traveler who doesn't mind sharing a room with a ghost or two. Here is your guide to Vermont hotels and inns rumored to be haunted.

Haunted Maine Hotels and Inns
Haunted Maine hotels and inns guide. There are several haunted Maine inns and hotels if you believe what you read and hear. You'll need to sleep with these ghosts and see for yourself.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month in New England
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and many New England businesses are doing amazing things to promote breast cancer awareness this fall.

New England Fall Foliage Without a Car - Public Transportation for Leaf Peepers
So, you're without a car but want to experience New England fall foliage? Here are 5 fabulous ways to leaf peep in New England via public transportation.

Beer Cheese Soup Recipe
Make Beer Cheese Soup with New England flavor with this recipe for Vermont Three Cheese and a Six Pack Soup. New York-style or Cheeseburger Soup recipes, too.

Haunted Massachusetts Hotels and Inns
Haunted Massachusetts hotels and inns. Massachusetts is home to several hotels and inns that are rumored to be haunted. Plan your stay at a haunted hotel or bed & breakfast inn with this guide to places that count ghosts as guests.

Lake Placid Bobsled Simulator
At the Lake Placid Olympic Sports Complex, you can ride in an actual bobsled in the fall. But, it's pricey. On our rainy last day, we opted instead to try the motion theater bobsled simulator at the Olympic Center. It's cooler than we imagined! Page 13.

Lake Placid Aerial Photo
From the summit of Whiteface, we had aerial views of H-shaped Lake Placid. It's admittedly confusing that Mirror Lake is the body of water in the center of the village of Lake Placid. Lake Placid itself is north of the village. Page 11.

Lake Placid Ice Hockey Rink
Do you believe in miracles? If you remember Al Michaels' famous line as team USA beat the Russians to move on to the 1980 gold medal ice hockey game, you'll get chills when you step inside the rink now known as Herb Brooks Arena after the team's famous coach. Page 14.

Whiteface Castle
You may be surprised to spy a stone castle as you arrive at the parking area atop Whiteface Mountain. In addition to serving as a memorial to war veterans, it houses a cafe, gift shop and restrooms. Page 12.

Whiteface Mountain Summit
Drive the Whiteface Mountain Veterans Memorial Highway, then take an elevator INSIDE the mountain to the top of this 4,867-foot peak. We opted to hike back down the narrow, rocky trail, but you an return via the elevator if you have little kids. Page 10.

Breakfast at Dancing Bears Restaurant High Peaks Resort Lake Placid
High Peaks Resort's Dancing Bears Restaurant is a perfect place to start your day in Lake Placid. Breakfast entrees are a bit pricey, but Belgian waffles or eggs, cheddar and Canadian bacon piled on a croissant will fill you up for hours. Page 5.

High Peaks Resort Bathroom
Even our bathroom at High Peaks Resort had details inspired by the Adirondack region's outdoor allure including a walk-in moss rock shower. Page 2.

High Peaks Resort Family Lodging in Lake Placid
A Double Queen room at Lake Placid, NY's High Peaks Resort was spacious and comfortable for our family of three. Styled a bit like an Adirondack cabin, it was a perfect home base for our explorations.

Free Paddle Boats and Kayaks in Lake Placid at High Peaks Resort
Stay at High Peaks Resort, and you have complimentary access to a fleet of kayaks, paddleboats and rowboats. I took this photo while my daughter and I enjoyed pedaling around Mirror Lake. Page 6.

High Peaks Resort Indoor Pool Photo
Of course, my daughter liked High Peaks' indoor pool. The resort also has a high-tech fitness room with lively natural light from floor-to-ceiling windows. Page 4.

Lake Placid Olympic Spirit Medal Podium
My daughter loved watching the 2012 London Summer Olympics on TV, so when she spotted this medal podium as we approached the Lake Placid Olympic Ski Jumping Complex, she knew just what to do! Page 7.

Lake Placid Ski Jump Complex Photo
ORDA, the Olympic Regional Development Authority, operates several historic Olympics venues that are still used for training by US athletes. If you have time to visit only one, make it the Ski Jump Complex. Page 8.

High Peaks Resort Water View Room Lake Placid
From the balcony of our room, we had a view of the outdoor pool and, across the street, spectacular Mirror Lake. Waterfront Collection rooms at High Peaks Resort have even better lake views. Page 3.

View from Lake Placid Olympic Ski Jump
In the fall, the chairlift ride to the base of the Olympic ski jump and glass elevator journey to the top of the 120-meter tower not only allow you to experience a ski jumper's exhilarating view, they're a great way to leaf peep, too. Page 9.

High Peaks Resort Review and Photos
High Peaks Resort in Lake Placid, NY, is a perfect family vacation destination during fall foliage season in the Adirondacks. This photo tour reviews the resort's amenities and provides ideas for fun things to do on a fall trip to Lake Placid, New York.

Oktoberfest Beer Cheese Spread Recipe Made with Harpoon Octoberfest
Make this Oktoberfest Beer Cheese Spread recipe for parties, tailgates and fall entertaining. The secret ingredient is Harpoon Octoberfest beer.

NH Itinerary How To See New Hampshire in 5 Days
Visiting NH? This itinerary will allow you to see New Hampshire highlights during 5 days in the Granite State.

Haunted Graveyard Lake Compounce 2014
Haunted Graveyard is back at Lake Compounce in Bristol, CT, for Halloween 2013. Plan your visit to the Haunted Graveyard, southern New England's largest Halloween attraction, and save with a discount coupon.

Grape Pie Capital of the World - Naples New York
The grape pie capital of the world. Naples, New York, in the Finger Lakes region is the place to sample sweet and gooey grape pie, especially during the annual Naples Grape Festival.

Augustus Saint-Gaudens Diana Sculpture - Photo
Augustus Saint-Gaudens Diana sculpture photo. The face of Diana of the Tower was inspired by the sculptor's mistress, Davida Clark.

Saint Gaudens National Park New Hampshire
The Saint-Gaudens national park in New Hampshire is forever preserved as a place of inspiration. The home and final resting place of sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens is open daily Memorial Day weekend through October in Cornish, New Hampshire.

Adams Memorial Saint-Gaudens
Adams Memorial by Augustus Saint-Gaudens. Visitors to Saint-Gaudens' New Hampshire home have the opportunity to contemplate his most evocative sculpture: the enigmatic figure he fashioned for the grave of DC socialite Clover Adams. Historian Henry Adams commissioned Augustus Saint-Gaudens to sculpt the original, which is located in Washington, DC's Rock Creek Church Cemetery.

Shaw Memorial
Shaw Memorial by Augustus Saint-Gaudens. Replica of Boston's Shaw Memorial at Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, New Hampshire, give visitors a chance to appreciate this artistic tribute to Colonel Robert Gould Shaw and the Massachusetts 54th Regiment, the first unit of African-American soldiers to fight for the North in the Civil War.

Saint Gaudens Diana
Saint-Gaudens' sculpture of Diana, Roman goddess of the hunt, was his only female nude. Diana is a graceful yet powerful figure. The version of the Diana statue on display inside the Little Studio is one of several Saint-Gaudens created.

Farragut Monument
Farragut Monument by Augustus Saint-Gaudens. After his monument to Civil War hero David Glasgow Farragut won acclaim, sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens received many more commissions.

Saint-Gaudens Studio
Saint-Gaudens Little Studio is one of the historic structures visitors can explore during a visit to the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in New Hampshire. Built three years before the sculptor's death in 1907, the Little Studio was where Augustus Saint-Gaudens worked alone, designing everything from massive public monuments to US gold coins.

Standing Lincoln Saint Gaudens
Standing Lincoln monument by Augustus Saint-Gaudens. Lincoln: The Man was unveiled in Chicago's Lincoln Park in 1887. A copy of Saint-Gaudens' Standing Lincoln also graces Lincoln's tomb in Springfield, Illinois. And visitors to the national park in New Hampshire that honors the sculptor can also appreciate this Saint-Gaudens masterpiece.

Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site - An Artist's Retreat
Sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens first summered in New Hampshire at what is now the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in 1885. Many of Saint-Gaudens' landmark works were crafted here. He even found a Vermonter to model for the Standing Lincoln sculpture in Chicago's Lincoln Park.

Saint-Gaudens Aspet House - Hub of the Cornish Art Colony
Saint-Gaudens' Aspet House was at the hub of the Cornish Art Colony. At its peak, this artists' enclave in Cornish, New Hampshire, had 90 artists among its ranks.

Saint Gaudens Sculpture
Saint Gaudens sculpture. Visitors to the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, New Hampshire, can view more than 100 sculptures by Augustus Saint-Gaudens on the grounds and inside studios and exhibit spaces.

Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site
Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, New Hampshire, is a must for New England travelers who love art. The home of sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens and the hub of the Cornish Art Colony is stunning in autumn.

Halloween Travel Package Deals in New England
Halloween package deals. Find a Halloween travel package in New England and celebrate Halloween with a spooky getaway.

Cheese Fondue Recipe
Prepare a romantic supper with this cheese fondue recipe from Kim's New England Kitchen. Fondue is a perfect family meal in the fall, too!

New England Fall Getaways and Packages
Best 2014 New England fall getaway packages at hotels, inns and B&Bs in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Vermont.

Fall Foliage Maps - Use a Peak Fall Foliage Map to Plan Your Trip
Fall foliage maps. Use a peak fall foliage map showing normal or typical foliage peak times to plan the timing of your New England fall foliage trip.

Vermont Outlet Shopping Guide - Deals and Bargains at Vermont's Factory Outlets
Shop for bargains at factory outlet stores in Vermont.

Dog-Friendly Martha's Vineyard - Obamas' 2013 Martha's Vineyard Vacation
Is Martha's Vineyard dog-friendly? It is! And not just if your dog happens to be named Bo Obama. Bo the Portuguese water dog went along with the Obamas vacationed on Martha's Vineyard in August 2013. Here are photos from the president's trip, plus tips for taking your dog to Martha's Vineyard.

President Obama Golfing Martha's Vineyard
Want to golf where the president golfs when he visits Martha's Vineyard? You can!

Barack Obama at Nancy's Restaurant Martha's Vineyard
Is Martha's Vineyard dog-friendly? It is! And not just if your dog happens to be named Bo Obama. Bo the Portuguese water dog went along with the Obamas vacationed on Martha's Vineyard in August 2013. Here are photos from the president's trip, plus tips for taking your dog to Martha's Vineyard.

Biking on Martha's Vineyard
Is Martha's Vineyard dog-friendly? It is! And not just if your dog happens to be named Bo Obama. Bo the Portuguese water dog went along with the Obamas vacationed on Martha's Vineyard in August 2013. Here are photos from the president's trip, plus tips for taking your dog to Martha's Vineyard.

Obamas' Favorite Martha's Vineyard Places
Is Martha's Vineyard dog-friendly? It is! And not just if your dog happens to be named Bo Obama. Bo the Portuguese water dog went along with the Obamas vacationed on Martha's Vineyard in August 2013. Here are photos from the president's trip, plus tips for taking your dog to Martha's Vineyard.

Higgins Armory Museum Worcester Massachusetts
Higgins Armory Museum in Worcester, Massachusetts, is the largest museum in the Western Hemisphere dedicated solely to the exhibition of arms and armor. Come along on a Higgins Armory Museum photo tour for a preview of this museum that preserves the days of knights.

How To Conserve Gas on Your Road Trip
If high gasoline costs are putting a damper on your road trip vacation plans, there are some things you can do to save gas and improve fuel economy if you plan ahead and drive with conservation in mind.

Maine Outlet Shopping - Outlets in Kittery Freeport Maine
Maine outlet shopping guide. Maine is famous for its bargain shopping at outlets and outlet malls in Kittery, Freeport and more. Here's your guide to the best places to shop for deals on clothing, housewares and more including maps to help you find the outlets.

Be a Smart Outlet Shopper - Outlet Shopping Tips
Outlet shopping tips. New England travelers LOVE the outlet stores in Kittery and Freeport, Maine; North Conway, New Hampshire; and other great bargain-hunting destinations. But how do you know when a deal is a deal? Here are some savvy outlet shopping tips.

Gondolier Picture - WaterFire Gondola Rides in Providence RI
The gondolas in Providence are powered solely by their gondoliers, who navigate these ornate boats with 14-foot oars. The cost to charter a gondola is higher on WaterFire evenings. Half-hour gondola rides are also available nightly mid-April through October. Page 14.

Richard Hatch of Survivor
He's the fat, naked guy or the Machiavellian genius who outsmarted the rest of the cast of CBS's original

Autumn Screensavers
Autumn Screensavers. Love scenes of fall foliage in New England? These autumn screensavers (most are free) allow you to enjoy beautiful autumn scenery on your computer screen.

Simsbury Farmers Market
At Simsbury Farmer's Market in Simsbury, CT, shop for farm fresh vegetables & gourmet foods made in Connecticut. Meet CT artists & shop for gifts, too.

How to Pack and Dress for a New England Trip
Advice from a New Englander on how to pack and dress for a New England trip. If you're making a New England packing list, here's advice on what to bring, appropriate seasonal dress, more.

Grilling Lobsters - A Visual Step by Step Guide
Learn how to grill lobster with this visual, step-by-step guide. Page 1 of 9. Start by selecting live lobsters that weigh between 1-1/2 and 2 pounds

Grilling Lobsters Step 2 - Drain the Parboiled Lobsters
The second step in grilling lobsters is to drain the parboiled lobsters in a colander.

Slice Lobsters Before Grilling - Photo Guide to Grilling Lobsters
To prepare lobsters for grilling, you must first parboil each lobster and slice it in half.

Rinse Lobsters Before Grilling - A Photo Guide to Grilling Lobsters
After slicing each lobster into two halves, it's a good idea to rinse the exposed lobster meat before cooking on the grill.

How to Grill Lobsters - Split the Claws
Before grilling lobster, use a sharp knife to split the claws only on the side that will be turned up on the grill.

How to Grill Lobsters A Visual Guide - Picture of Lobsters Cooking on a Grill
How to grill lobsters. Picture of lobsters cooking on a grill.

How to Grill Lobsters - Baste the Lobster Photo
You'll want to baste the exposed lobster meat with butter and seasonings while you're grilling your lobsters.

Grilling Lobsters Step by Step Photo Guide - Remove Lobsters From the Grill
When grilled lobsters are white and opaque, as this photo shows, they can be removed from the grill. They're ready to eat!

Picture of Grilled Lobster with Corn on the Cob and Basil Butter Sauce - Guide to Grilling Lobsters
Guide to grilling lobsters. Picture of grilled lobster with corn on the cob and basil butter sauce.

Watch, Shop and Dine at Simon Pearce
The Simon Pearce glassblowing workshop, retail store and restaurant at The Mill in Quechee, Vermont, is a diverse destination where you can watch glassblowers and potters at work, shop for china and glassware by the Irish designer including discounted seconds, and dine overlooking a waterfall on the Ottauquechee River and the Quechee Covered Bridge. Here is your guide to visiting Simon Pearce, along with a photo tour of the mill.

Mohegan Sun - A Complete Casino Guide
If you're heading for the Mohegan Sun casino, why not stay for a day or two and explore some of the other attractions nearby in Connecticut and Rhode Island.

Caprilands Herb Farm - Coventry, Connecticut
Caprilands Herb Farm in Coventry is one of the popular dining and shopping attractions in Connecticut's Quiet Corner. Make reservations for high tea, a lecture or a group luncheon and feast on herbs, or shop in the Gift Barn daily for herbal gifts and books. If you can't get to Caprilands, come along on this virtual tour and order herbs by phone.

Maple Vinaigrette Salad Dressing Recipe
Salad Dressing Recipe: Put syrup on your salad with this Maple Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe from the Vermont Maple Foundation's Official Vermont Maple Cookbook.

Blueberry Gifts for Blueberry Lovers
Surprise a blueberry lover with one of these blueberry gifts, or choose a few to create a blueberry gift basket.

Cape Cod, Nantucket, and Martha's Vineyard Travel Guide
Cape Cod travel guide. If you're planning to travel to Cape Cod, Nantucket and/or Martha's Vineyard, this travel guide is your starting place for finding and reserving lodging, designing an itinerary and getting to know Cape Cod vacation possibilities.

Churrascaria Braza Restaurant Review (Hartford, Connecticut)
Braza Restaurant: Churrascaria Braza Restaurant in Hartford, Connecticut, is an all-you-can-eat, pay-one-price, Brazilian-style steakhouse. In this restaurant review, I'll tell you about our dinner at Braza, from the eclectic and extensive salad bar to the 14 different rotisserie-roasted meats that were carved at our table. Choose this unique Hartford, CT, restaurant the next time a celebration calls for a true feast.

Homemade New England Coffee Syrup Recipe
Coffee Syrup Recipe: This recipe for Homemade Coffee Syrup was submitted by Tommy Souza. Coffee syrup is a New England favorite, particularly in Rhode Island where coffee milk is very popular.

Best New England Family Resorts or Hotels
Which New England family resort or hotel is best? Travelers choose their favorite family escape in the 2012 New England Travel Readers' Choice Awards. Meet the winner and runners-up.

Top New England Places to Visit for Travelers
Build your New England travel itinerary with this guide to the best New England places to see from New England author and expert Kim Knox Beckius. Each of these New England destinations offers history, scenery and a diverse array of things to do.

Rhinebeck, NY - Hotel Guide
Rhinebeck NY Hotel Guide. Rhinebeck, New York, is a popular weekend getaway destination. Find a hotel in or near Rhinebeck, NY, with this guide to hotels.

Smith & Wesson Shooting Sports Center Springfield, MA
Smith & Wesson Shooting Sports Center is in Springfield, Massachusetts. If you're looking for an indoor activity on a rainy or blustery day in New England and if you've always wanted to learn how to shoot a gun, visit the Smith & Wesson Shooting Sports Center at the Smith & Wesson Academy in Springfield, Massachusetts, an indoor shooting range where you can experience shooting under the guidance of qualified firearms instructors.

Which Airport Is Closest to Foxwoods?
Which airport is closest to Foxwoods? If you'd like to fly to Foxwoods, here is the answer to this FAQ about the airport closest to Foxwoods.

Cliff House Clam Chowder - Historic Recipe from Maine
This authentic New England clam chowder recipe has been on the menu at The Cliff House in Ogunquit, Maine, since 1872.

Old Orchard Beach Maine Hotels and Motels
Old Orchard Beach hotels. Old Orchard Beach, Maine, is a wonderful beach destination for families, and hotels are plentiful. Most Old Orchard Beach hotels and motels are independently operated and designed with a family's needs and budget in mind. You won't find chain hotels near the beach, though staying in nearby Portland or South Portland, where there are some brand hotels, is an option.

Thanksgiving New England Travel
New England Thanksgiving 2013 travel and getaways guide. Have you dreamed of celebrating Thanksgiving in the land of the Pilgrims? New England offers a bounty of Thanksgiving travel ideas. Find deals and plan a New England Thanksgiving getaway.

Mashantucket Pequot Museum at Foxwoods
Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center located near Foxwoods Resort Casino in southeastern Connecticut is one of the state's preeminent cultural institutions, depicting the history and culture of Native Americans in Connecticut.

Lake Compounce Discount Tickets and Coupons 2014
Lake Compounce discount tickets and coupons. Save money by purchasing discount tickets to Lake Compounce amusement park in Bristol, Connecticut.

Falls of Song Close-Up Photo - Falls of Song at Castle in the Clouds
As Shannon Brook tumbles over a jagged cliff, it creates this dazzling cascade that is as mesmerizing to hear—gently and continually whooshing—as it is to behold, sparkling in the summer sun. Page 3.

Needle Shower in Guest Bathroom at Castle in the Clouds NH
Bathrooms in Thomas Plant's castle, such as this one in the guest room, were outfitted with Needle surround showers—a plumbing device that was complex for the turn of the 20th century. Page 18.

Castle in the Clouds NH - Photo Tour
Castle in the Clouds NH photo tour. Castle in the Clouds in Moultonborough, NH, is an architectural landmark with stunning views of Lake Winnipesaukee.

Lake Winnipesaukee Aerial Photo from Castle in the Clouds
The view Thomas Plant paid millions to own is yours for the price of admission ($16 in 2013) to Castle in the Clouds. As you gaze out over Lake Winnipesaukee from the Cafe, appreciate the fact that this gorgeous sight can never again be taken away. Page 23.

New England Beach Photos
Dreaming of a day at the beach? These New England beach photos will transport you and provide New England beach vacation inspiration. Enjoy these photos of New England's best-loved beaches.

New England Beach Vacations - Free Beach Getaway Guides
Plan a New England beach vacation by requesting free guides to New England's top beach destinations.

Logan Airport Guide
Logan Airport guide for travelers featuring helpful tips for getting to and from Boston Logan, where to stay near Logan Airport and more.

Eagle Mountain House - Review - White Mountains Grand Hotel Jackson
The Eagle Mountain House in Jackson, New Hampshire, is a classic, historic and comfortable grand hotel in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. If you're looking for a grand hotel where kids will feel at home, choose the Eagle Mountain House. Located near Story Land, the 93-room hotel offers a pool, cross-country skiing and other family vacation amenities.

Eagle Mountain House - Family Vacations at NH Grand Hotel
Looking for a family-friendly grand hotel for a vacation in the White Mountains of New Hampshire? Check in to the Eagle Mountain House in Jackson, NH, where kids and adults will both find fun activities at the hotel and nearby, affordable dining and a comfortable, casual atmosphere. Eagle Mountain House is a landmark, historic hotel that has welcomed guests since 1879. Page 2.

Cranwell Resort Spa & Golf Club in the Berkshires - Spa Review
Choose the Cranwell Resort, Spa & Golf Club for bliss in the Berkshires. With its historic mansion and championship golf course, Cranwell Resort was already one of the Berkshires’ premier lodging properties prior to the addition of a spa in 2002. Here's a review of the spa at this mountainside resort.

Spa at Cranwell Resort in the Berkshires - Spoil Yourself
If you're craving relaxation and tranquility, escape to the spa at the Cranwell Resort, Spa & Golf Club in Lenox, Massachsuetts. This premier, 380-acre Berkshires resort added a spectacular spa in 2002, and guests can choose from a diverse menu of spa treatments including massages, facials, body treatments, yoga and fitness classes, manicures, pedicures and hair services. Page 2.

Bradley International Airport - Guide to Hartford's Bradley International Airport Directions Parking Nearby Hotels
Bradley International Airport guide. A guide to Hartford's Bradley International Airport including directions to the airport, best parking options, nearby hotels and more.

Hotels Near Bradley Airport Hartford in Windsor Locks Connecticut
Hotels near Bradley Airport Hartford. Find a hotel near Hartford's Bradley Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, with this guide to hotels located at the airport, within two miles of the airport and within five miles of Bradley Airport. Compare amenities and check rates on hotels near Bradley. Most hotels offer free airport shuttle service.

Clark's Trading Post - White Mountains of New Hampshire - Bear Show Has Entertained Summer Tourists Since 1949
Clark's Trading Post in Lincoln, New Hampshire, is one of the most popular White Mountains attractions, and the best reason to go is the Bear Show. I'll tell you how to visit Clark's Trading Post and take you on a virtual photo tour to watch these amazing, trained North American Black Bears in action.

Hotels Near Yale – New Haven CT Hotels Near Yale
Hotels near Yale. A guide to New Haven, CT, hotels near Yale University including several hotel options within walking distance of Yale.

Martha's Vineyard Resort - The Winnetu Inn & Resort - Review
Martha's Vineyard Resort: The Winnetu Inn & Resort on Martha's Vineyard is an all-suite property that offers all of the comforts and conveniences of a vacation rental with the extensive amenities of a resort. In this review, learn how The Winnetu makes it easy to plan your entire Martha's Vineyard island escape online before you even leave home.

Snow Lake Lodge - Review of Snow Lake Lodge VT Hotel Near Mount Snow
Snow Lake Lodge in West Dover, VT, is a cheap hotel option for skiers and vacationers visiting Mount Snow ski resort in Vermont.

The Oakdale Theatre
The Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford, Connecticut, provides a great night out for live music fans. This review of the theatre includes tips for your visit including hotel and restaurant recommendations near the Oakdale, parking, ticket information and more.

Buckminster Hotel - A Bargain in Boston - Affordable Accommodations in Boston Massachusetts - Hotel Review
Boston isn't exactly known for affordable accommodations, but I'll let you in on the secret of a bargain hotel in the city's Back Bay, The Buckminster, that offers comfortable lodgings, a great location, and overnight room rates that won't break the bank.