Travel

Coastal Winter Getaway | Water’s Edge Resort & Spa in Westbrook, Connecticut

Planning a coastal winter getaway to Connecticut? Book a room at Water’s Edge Resort & Spa in Westbrook and then get our picks for the best bonus things to do

By Kim Knox Beckius

Luxury Lighting | Vermont’s Hubbardton Forge Shines Bright

At Hubbardton Forge, old-school artistry meets au courant design to create some of the hottest lighting fixtures around.

By Jenn Johnson

Cabin Fever | How One Vermont Couple Made a Career Out of Cozy Cabin Wanderlust

The fantasy of a cozy backwoods escape comes to life in Instagram-ready photos by Vermont-based Dirt and Glass.

By Courtney Hollands

37 Notable Independent Bookstores in New England

There’s nothing like a top-notch independent bookstore to help you get a read on the local community.

By Bill Scheller

Winter Weekend in Vermont’s Deerfield Valley

20 ways to spend a memorable few days in a classic Vermont ski region.

By Yankee Magazine

Best of New Haven, Connecticut | 2023

With an eye on what’s new for 2023, Yankee’s editors round up the best attractions, eateries, and hotels in New Haven, Connecticut.

By Yankee Editors

Weekend Away in Greenwich, Connecticut

Spring hits early at this southern New England hot spot.

By Ian Aldrich

This Connecticut Exhibit Will Name a Cockroach After Your Ex (and Feed It To a Snake)

On Valentine’s Day you can watch via Facebook Live as rats and roaches are introduced (“Heeeeere’s Jim!”) and fed to the cold-blooded creatures at Connecticut’s Riverside Reptiles.

By Kim Knox Beckius

10 Terrific Things to Do in Mystic, CT | Coastal Weekend Getaways

Yankee Magazine editors share some of their favorite places to eat, favorite places to stay, and favorite things to do in Mystic, CT.

By Yankee Magazine

Connecticut Foliage Guide

From the best time for peak color to the perfect foliage towns and road trips, our Connecticut fall foliage guide will help you plan a great escape this autumn.

By Yankee Editors

The Joys of Maine Whitewater Rafting

Say farewell to summer with a plunge into the Maine whitewater rafting scene.

By Ian Aldrich

Up Close and Personal with Stephen King

How one Maine-based tour company is bringing Stephen King’s fans straight to the source. Plus: Yankee’s editor Mel Allen reflects on his own run-ins with the Maine celebrity author.

By Mel Allen

Gear Up for Fall Adventures at Renys

From foliage hikes to football tailgates, find all your autumn essentials at Maine’s favorite department store.

By Yankee Editors

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

A summer stroll around the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay offers plenty of colorful fun.

By Heather Marcus

Guide to Moosehead Lake | Where to Eat, Stay, and Play in Greenville, Maine

Make the most of your Moosehead Lake vacation with our guide to Greenville, Maine.

By Ian Aldrich

Step into the Salem Witch Trials Era with PEM’s Spellbinding New Tour

Drawing on the Peabody Essex Museum’s vast archives and expansive campus in Salem, Massachusetts, the Salem Witch Trials Walk tells the real story behind one of New England’s most notorious

By Ian Aldrich

Guide to Apple Picking in Massachusetts

With roughly 80 commercial apple farms in operation, Massachusetts is an apple-picker’s paradise.

By Amy Traverso

There’s No Time Like Autumn in the Mohawk Trail Region

Whether you’re a bucket-list traveler or a laid-back wanderer, this season offers so many reasons for you to experience this beautiful Massachusetts destination for yourself.

By Yankee Editors

5 Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Next Nantucket Visit

Planning your next adventure to Nantucket? That special little island 30 miles out to sea off the coast of Massachusetts awaits your next visit. One visit here and you will

By Kristy Cadwallader

Best Massachusetts Beaches

Dive on into the Bay State’s seaside charms at these top 10 destinations.

By Yankee Editors

Fall Weekend on Lake Winnipesaukee

Why should summer have all the fun? A fall weekend on New Hampshire’s Lake Winnipesaukee offers just as much fun against a backdrop of stunning foliage.

By Yankee Magazine

Driving the Kancamagus This Fall? Read This First!

The mega-popular foliage route is worth experiencing, but there are ways to make your drive better.

By Jim Salge

7 White Mountains Hiking Safety Tips from a Longtime Guide and Mountain Rescuer

What should you always have in your pack and what’s as important to check as the temperature? Longtime guide and climber Joe Lentini shares his seven expert White Mountains hiking

By Ian Aldrich

Scenic Summer Drive in the White Mountains of New Hampshire

Soak up the grandeur of New Hampshire’s White Mountains, in and out of the car.

By Ian Aldrich

Best of Portsmouth, New Hampshire | 2023 Summer Travel Guide

With an eye on what’s new for 2023, Yankee’s editors round up the best attractions, eateries, and hotels in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

By Yankee Editors

2023 Rhode Island Travel Guide | Best Restaurants, Hotels, & Things to Do

With an eye on what’s new for 2023, Yankee’s editors round up the best attractions, eateries, and hotels in top Rhode Island travel destinations.

By Yankee Editors

Best of Block Island | 2023 Summer Travel Guide

With an eye on what’s new for 2023, Yankee’s editors round up the best attractions, eateries, and hotels on Block Island.

By Yankee Editors

Rhode Island Fall Foliage Guide

From the best time for peak color to the perfect foliage towns and road trips, our Rhode Island fall foliage guide will help you plan a great adventure this autumn.

By Katherine Keenan

This Rhode Island Sand Sculpture Competition Is a Fall Activity That Will Make You Feel Like Summer Isn’t Over

See enormous sand sculptures, pose with Aquaman, and marvel at a drone show as Rhode Island’s Misquamicut State Beach hosts Atlantis RIsing this Columbus Day Weekend.

By Kim Knox Beckius

Things to Do in Newport, Rhode Island | Coastal Weekend Getaways

The Yankee Magazine editors share some of their favorite places to eat, favorite places to stay, and favorite things to do in Newport, RI.

By Yankee Magazine

Up Close: Vermont’s Whale Tail Sculpture

For years, drivers on I-89 have pulled over to marvel at Vermont’s massive whale tail sculpture.

By Ian Aldrich

Comeback in the Kingdom

Johnson, Vermont, finds its footing again.

By Ian Aldrich

Vermont Flooding 2023 | Updates & How to Help

In the aftermath of historic rains and flooding, Vermonters are once again finding strength and hope in one another.

By Ian Aldrich

The Magic of Peony Season at Hildene

Experience June peony heaven, adorable farm animals, and Green Mountains views at Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home in Manchester, Vermont.

By Heather Marcus

Scenic Summer Drive in Southern Vermont

A scenic drive through the Green Mountain State, with rivers and streams for company.

By Bill Scheller