BEST ISLAND LIVINGFor the first time in a long time, the 19th-century hotel on this grand rock in the Isles of Shoals (off the coast of Rye) is open to the public, complete with family-style meals, candlelight walks to the 200-year-old chapel, and plenty of ghost stories. Rates: from $148 per person, including three meals per day.603-430-6272 (Portsmouth office), 603-601-0832 (island)
New England Traveler
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