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Those who have been there know: the Acadia region of Maine is unlike anywhere else in New England -- or anywhere else in the country, really. The lobs ...
 
Bar Harbor is located in northern Maine, on the east side of Mount Desert Island and is surrounded by Acadia National Park on all sides. Families look ...
 
If mountains were children, the Berkshires would be just the right size -- big enough to be exciting, but not enough to get into any real trouble. The ...
 
You can hardly call Block Island "undiscovered" -- thousands of tourists disembark there every year to explore the tiny island off the Rhode Island co ...
 
As far as cities go, few are more kid-friendly and manageable than Boston. Parents can take comfort in knowing the many activities geared at kids are ...
 
Many towns in New England are built around their ski area the way a college town like Champagne, Ill., is built around the University of Illinois. I w ...
 
Camden, Maine is quintessential New England, with waterfront shopping and dining, historic homes (and an interesting library), harbor cruises and its ...
 
Shaped like a bent arm with a big bicep, the peninsula that is Cape Cod offers so much more than a great beach vacation. Sure there are spectacular be ...
 
Growing up on the southern coast of Maine, I'll admit I harbor a little prejudice; but from my point of view, it's one of the best places for a family ...
 
Connecticut is a small state, but its regions are distinct, especially to the locals who reside in them. Fairfield County, closest to New York, bustle ...
 
If you like L.L.Bean, you’ll love Freeport, Maine -- that’s where the company is headquartered! And the expansive flagship store (it’s so big, y ...
 
Exploring the Lake Champlain Byway in Vermont is something every family should do at least once. Located at the northern tip of Vermont, the driving d ...
 
It's not officially a Great Lake, but you'll be hard-pressed to believe that standing on the shores of New Hampshire's Lake Winnipesauke, a 70-square- ...
 
As you make your way further north, there are several towns along Maine's mid-coast that are amenable to a family vacation, many of which you'll find ...
 
While Martha's Vineyard may seem like a small island off of the southeastern tip of Cape Cod, don't let its dot on the map fool you! The New England i ...
 
Location, location, location. That's what sets Mount Sunapee apart from similar ski areas in the East. A scant one-and-a-half hours away from Boston, ...
 
The seaside village of Mystic, Connecticut, may be the Holy Grail of historic vacation destinations -- perfectly catering to families without sacrific ...
 
Named by the native Wampanoag Indians, members of the Algonquin family, named this island 30 miles off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts "Natockete ...
 
Good, clean family fun. That's what New Hampshire has been in the business of for generations -- ever since the steamers and railway coaches brought j ...
 
With its lengthy history as host of the America's Cup sailing race, most people associate Newport with the water. The ocean beckons for families who l ...
 
North Conway, New Hampshire has been a resort location since the 1870s, attracting railroad passengers up out of the cities for cooler mountain weathe ...
 
It’s no surprise that Ogunquit means “Beautiful Place by the Sea.” The name is immediately fitting to any visitor, with a charming downtown area ...
 
Just north of Maine's southern beaches are Portland and the Casco Bay region. A lot of out-of-staters think Portland is the capital of Maine, which is ...
 
With the nickname, “Creative Capital of the World,” Providence, Rhode Island, really prides itself on culture, art, history and food. But with thi ...
 
Has your family seen “Andre”? The movie, released in 1994, is an adaptation of the book, “A Seal Called Andre,” which tells the remarkable tru ...
 
The reason so many know the name Salem is the infamous Witch Trials, which took place 400 years ago in the sleepy New England seaside town just north ...
 
Not only is Six Flags New England the oldest among the Six Flags franchise, but it is also the second oldest amusement park in the world, having origi ...
 
Southern Maine's beaches rock. The coastal towns of Kittery, The Yorks, Wells, Ogunquit, Kennebunkport, and Old Orchard Beach are all good choices for ...
 
Most people think Stowe is simply a ski area in northern Vermont. And yes, Stowe is one of New England's finest places to ski, with ribbons of trails ...
 
Celebrating its 50th anniversary, Stratton, the highest mountain peak in southern Vermont, has come a long way over the years, surpassing each with ne ...
 
The drive north on Vermont's Route 100 to the base of Sugarbush is one of the most exquisite stretches of road in New England -- a mix of rolling hill ...
 
Sugarloaf is big -- very big. Okay, it's downright huge. That's likely to be your first impression driving up through the awesome scenery of the Carra ...
 
In a word, Sunday River is about one thing: Snow. It's got it -- and often more of it, and sooner, than any other mountain in the East. Part of that p ...
 
My own memories of traveling to Vermont as a child are as fond as any I have -- camping under the stars in the Green Mountains. Norman Rockwell Christ ...
 
Wells, Maine doesn’t feel like a family vacation destination in the way other coastal Maine do. Its stores and restaurants aren’t clustered in a d ...
 
In a region better known for its rolling hills and rocky coastline, the White Mountains thrust violently into the New England landscape. Young in geol ...
 
No, this isn’t that Woodstock. If you’re looking for the town that hosted the famous music festival, it’s actually in the Town of Bethel, New Yo ...
 
If you’ve ever been to Northern Maine, you’ll find that Southern Maine is quite different. It feels like an extension of Massachusetts -- and it i ...
 
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