What to Do in the Northeast

Trips in Connecticut, Maine , Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

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The Northeast: The Bucket List

The Boston Pops warm up in the Tanglewood Shed.

Picnicking and Concert-Going at Tanglewood in the Massachusetts Berkshires

In some ways, it's a perfectly ordinary night at Tanglewood: We've got a picnic and a blanket and a bottle of wine, and so does everyone around us. The sky is a flawless summer blue, the lawn is a deep, well-tended summer green. But the 250-acre grounds situated just past ...
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Cruising America's Waterways

Cruising American Waterways — Rhode Island to Chicago

It is daybreak and I have the promenade of Blount Small Ship Adventures’  Grande Mariner  to myself. Sometime during the night we’d made our way through  Lake St. Clair, passing the big-city lights of Detroit. Now, as we traverse the passage between Lake St. Clair and Lake Huron, night birds ...
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Cresson Covered Bridge in Swanzey, NH (Stillman Rogers Photo)

A Fall Foliage Tour of Covered Bridges in Southwestern New Hampshire

Suspended in a cloud of red, orange and yellow foliage, a covered bridge -- the most cherished of New England icons – becomes a metaphor for everything autumn.  A covered bridge tour ranks right up there with apple picking and pumpkin carving as a seasonal rite. In Your Bucket Because... Nothing ...
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Gala Apples at Allyson's Orchard in Walpole, NH (Stillman Rogers Photo)

Foliage and Harvest Tour of New Hampshire’s Connecticut River Valley

Each fall, two powerful urges draw me to drive along the broad fertile valley where the Connecticut River separates my native New Hampshire from neighboring Vermont. The first is to satisfy my soul with valley views brilliantly painted in fall colors. The second is more practical, but equally soul-satisfying: to ...
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The Northeast: Travel Facts

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