Things to Do in New England in May 2024

Plan your May weekends… with Yankee! Don’t miss these May 2024 events and happenings in New England, plus this month’s best travel deals.

By Kim Knox Beckius

Baby Love | The Baby Animals Festival at Hancock Shaker Village

Listening to spring’s siren song at Hancock Shaker Village: peeps, squeals, and bleats from barnyard newborns.

By Justin Shatwell

Things To Do In New England in April 2024

Discover the hottest things to do in New England this month, plus travel deals and opportunities to meet our Yankee team on the road.

By Kim Knox Beckius

31 Best Spring Things to Do This Spring in New England

Longer, warmer days give even more reasons to explore these colorful, feel-good events and seasonal attractions.

By Bill Scheller

The University of Maine’s House with 3D Vision

An experimental home created by UMaine engineers offers hope for the affordable-housing crisis and for the future of Maine’s timber industry.

By Julia Shipley

Ode to New Haven Pizza: What It Is, Where To Get It, and Why It’s the Best

New Haven-style pizza (apizza) is famous for its coal-fired flavor and creative topping combinations. Here, we set out to sample some of the best New Haven pizza spots.

By Mike Urban

Scenic Summer Drive in Connecticut

Rural beauty meets classic small towns in this northwest Connecticut scenic drive.

By Joe Bills

2023 Connecticut 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 Connecticut travel destinations.

By Yankee Editors

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

The Fishing Shacks of South Portland | Gone But Not Forgotten

A powerful storm surge in Casco Bay marked the end of an era for two historic South Portland fishing shacks.

By Ian Aldrich

Coastal Winter Getaway | Cliff House in Cape Neddick, Maine

Planning a coastal winter getaway to Maine? Book a room at Cliff House in Cape Neddick and then get our picks for the best bonus things to do and places

By Amy Traverso

10 Best Spots for Holiday Shopping in Portland, Maine

Support small Maine businesses and find joy in Portland’s festive seaside sights this holiday season.

By Madeline Bilis

Holiday Weekend in Biddeford, Maine

Savoring the gifts of a mill-town revival, one delicious bite at a time.

By Amy Traverso

The Joys of Maine Whitewater Rafting

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

By Ian Aldrich

Rebels with a Cause: The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

It’s been 250 years since Boston Harbor churned with angry colonists. But at this spirited museum, the tea party never ends.

By Justin Shatwell

Fall in Love with Massachusetts – Discover Holiday Delights

Across faiths and generations, merry memories are waiting to be made in Massachusetts.

By Yankee Editors

Light Up the Night in Central Massachusetts

Families, foodies, sports fans, and arts lovers all have great reasons to linger in the heart of the Commonwealth after dark.

By Yankee Editors

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

Best Cozy White Mountains Inns and Hotels

When the weather gets chilly, book a snuggly stay at one of these cozy inns in New England’s most spectacular mountain region, the White Mountains.

By Robin Catalano

A Visit to (Not So) Super Secret Ice Cream in Bethlehem, New Hampshire

In the beautiful White Mountains of New Hampshire, Super Secret Ice Cream is working hard to make your “farm to cone” dreams come true.

By Aimee Tucker

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 Rhode Island’s Farm Coast

A scenic drive along the Farmcoast, a visit-worthy Rhode Island gem in Newport’s shadow.

By Aimee Tucker

Meet the Cutest Baby in New England

A rare Matschie’s tree-kangaroo baby is captivating Roger Williams Park Zoo visitors… even though booping her little pink nose is not an option.

By Kim Knox Beckius

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

10 Best Places to See Holiday Lights in Vermont

Tap into Yuletide magic at the Green Mountain State’s sparkling light displays.

By Bill Scheller

Quiet Time for Vermont’s Sleepy Hollow Farm

Following road closures, Vermont’s iconic Sleepy Hollow Farm and its neighbors get a much needed reprieve from fall foliage tourists.

By Ian Aldrich

Guide to the Vermont Northeast Kingdom: Where to Eat, Stay, and Play

Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom is a dreamy New England foliage destination. Here’s how to make the most of your visit.

By Bill Scheller

Fall Comes to Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom

Want to see Vermont’s most vibrant early fall color? Go where the locals go, to the state’s Northeast Kingdom.

By Bill Scheller

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