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About New England

We feel there's no better way to plan for your England vacation trips than from "locals" like us. As lifelong New Englanders, we have traveled to quite a few places and then written about those special hidden and famous destinations at 

This is our scrapbook of New England vacation things to see and do -- we have passed these invaluable bits of travel information along to you, in hopes of inspiring a New England vacation. Consider every word in every article written straight from the heart and with a penchant for detail -- the "who, what, when, where why and how," if you will of New England. 

We also recommend visiting our Connecticut, Maine, MassachusettsNew Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont pages for state specific travel ideas. In addition, we encourage you to browse the entire site for more info on New England as well as through our social media pages on Google Plus, Twitter and Facebook

From the rocky coast ocean of Maine to the historically perserved Colonial Connecticut towns and villages, we love traveling New England and hope that the following general New England trip planning ideas appeal to every class of people:


Great New England Destinations -- Towns, Cities, Regions

New England's best travel destinations

Discover some of New England's most charming, underrated communities.

The Best New England ski resorts for kids.

In search of impressive New England city skylines

New England storytelling for your trip planning

The scenic New England photo gallery showcases the best of New England travel. It is the next best thing to being there!

Enjoy the best scenic drives in New England.

For the first-time traveler: what are the New England states?

What classic New England looks like

Backroads of Rural New England Video Tour

A traditional New England winter scene.

Coastal New England Video Tour

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Seasonal New England Travel

Here are 30 fun things for you to do during your New England summer vacation.

Find your ideal vacation destination with The Top 30 Memorial Weekend New England Travel Countdown (also great as a trip planning guide for the entire summer).

Find the best New England ocean beaches for your summer vacation.

The Visiting New New England spring guide offers great trip planning tips for the warmer weather.

The New England fall foliage journey is as exciting as the planned destination.

Falls weddings in New England.

A recommended fall foliage season scenic driving route.

New England fall foliage hotel guide

Our first travel choices for a great New England fall season.

Winter Activities in New England

New England fall foliage updates

Amazing fall pumpkin patches between Boston and Providence

New England photos that will inspire you to visit

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New England Attractions (including shopping)

Read about the top New England summer vacation destinations and attractions.

Traveling with toddlers in New England.

The best country stores in New England.

Great chocolate destinations in the Boston area, New England

Best New England campgrounds

Locals discuss unplugged vacations

Wegmans Northborough, the first Wegmans in New England

The best amusement and theme parks in New England

Three essential Halloween attractions in New England.

Live streaming updates (via Twitter) of Museums in New England.

Great New England Zoos, Bar None!

Live streaming updates (via Twitter) of New England Amusement/Theme Park and Zoos.

Live streaming updates on baseball teams in New England  -- includes the latest information on games, players, discounts, events and attractions.

Old-Fashioned, Historic Movie Theaters and Drive-Ins in New England.

Offbeat, unique New England roadside travel attractions and restaurants

The New England Summer Baseball Stadium Tour

Tap into a New England maple syrup tour

New England destinations to satisfy your sweet tooth

New England summer attractions for the family.

Five New England childrens museums to visit in Maine, Massachusetts and Rhode Island during your school vacations.

Read our New England tourist attractions page for the best things to do in the region.

 The New England shopping guide reveals the best places to shop in New England, while experiencing the true New England spirit for New England residents and vacationers.

msnbc host JJ Ramberg writes on how to build a successful New England downtown

More great New England shopping

Special New England Christmas events, attractions and destinations.

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More New England Feature Travel Stories from the New England Travel and Vacation Gazette

Underrated New England diners

New England ice cream stands that stay open during the winter

The 20 best New England family travel attractions

New England on a Budget at The Thrifty New England Traveler

Ten great spots to have a picnic in New England

The best gas prices in New England

Best places for hot chocolate in New England

How to find truly amazing hotel rates in New England

Stacking up great pancake spots in New England

Free and inexpensive walks and hikes in New England

Five cheap Labor Day Weekend destinations in New England

Save Money on Your New England Vacation

Why the Groupon deal of the day is great for the budget minded New England traveler and general consumer.

Planning Your Perfect New England Summer Staycation

Vacationing in New England on a budget

Dining on a budget in New England.

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New England Dining/Food Places

Famous Travel Attraction Restaurants in New England

Find where the locals eat at our New England dining guide.

Kid-friendly dining around New England

Traditional New England restaurants

Hidden restaurant gems in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island that will surely please the appetite.

Papa Gino's pizza features loads of toppings and fresh sauce and cheese.

New England's top 10 ice cream stands and our reader's feedback!

Top New England diner picks

Our favorite New England-based restaurant chains

Rating the best supermarkets in New England.

New England dining blog updates

Gone but not forgotten New England restaurants

More Memories of New England Restaurants from the 60s, 70s and 80s.

Read about kid-friendly restaurants in and around Boston, and beyond.

Where to find healthy food in New England

Three great Boston area Chinese restaurants

New England's most romantic restaurants

Summer's here and that means great New England seafood.

 Fruitful information about blueberry products and resources from New England.

Restaurant reviews: a baby's perspective

For those who loves sweets

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New England Hotels/Accommodations

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A New England family travels New England in search of the best campgrounds.

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New England Living/Social Media

Read more about our Google Plus Business Page

Follow our Pinterest page to help with your New England trip planning.

The 12 best travel and vacation Pinterest pinboards

New England Shout Out of the Week; share your love of New England travel. Each week week we highlight a New England vacation destination!

The thrill of experiencing four seasons of New England living.

The Best Places to Live in New England Forum allows readers to provide feedback on why they like living in their cities and towns.

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New England Calendar

Check the New England calendar of events section for key events and news

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New England Trip Planning Support

Have a question about visiting New England? Ask the experts for all your New England trip planning needs!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Answers: Married couple with no kids or dogs looking for an uncrowded New England travel destination with antiquing, beautiful country and fair vacation pricing.

Map of New England

New England Weather

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