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New England  fall foliage drives continued… Berkshires to the ocean in MA; charming Jackson in NH; inland towns of RI

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 22, 2017 3:54:48 PM / by Mary Lhowe

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In a previouspost today we named some plum scenic drives for fall in Maine, Connecticut, and Vermont. We continue below with links to pages filled with scenic drive tours and maps in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island.

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Plan your foliage drive strategically: Mountains or meadows? Towns or seacoast? Gift Shopping? Vineyard visits? Here’s the lowdown.

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 22, 2017 12:20:26 PM / by Mary Lhowe

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Someone From Away asked us if he could cover five New England states on a four-day foliage tour. Uh…not! With VisitNewEngland.com, plan a drive that suits your tastes. Look at maps; check color reports; make lodging reservations early; pack layers of clothing and walking shoes. Most of all – think about the things you like most. Like vistas on Skyline Drive in southern Vermont. Or vineyard-hopping to taste wines across Connecticut.

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Top Weekend Events in New England September 23-24: River Walks, Old Deerfield Fest, “Les Miz,” Cheese and Apple Tastings

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 21, 2017 12:57:46 PM / by Mary Lhowe

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Sweet weekend weather coming up for New England. See our favorite events below or browse our calendar for more.

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October dazzles at Roger Williams Park & Zoo, Providence, RI: Jack O Lantern Spectacular, lighted swan boats, nighttime zip rides!

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 20, 2017 2:56:46 PM / by Mary Lhowe

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October and the eerie beauty (without the gore) of Halloween are especially dazzling at Roger Williams Park & Zoo in Providence, RI, itself a gem of a Victorian city park from the days when the masters designed our public spaces. Map

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Martha’s Vineyard Food & Wine Festival 2017: fish; wine pairings, bourbon dinners, bubbly brunch, oysters, fudge, celebrity chefs

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 19, 2017 10:18:54 AM / by Mary Lhowe

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For the culinary highlight of your year, plan to get to Martha’s Vineyard Food & Wine Festival 2017,  coming up October 19 to 22. Ferries. Map.

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Find your summit to watch big waves off the New England coast this week

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 18, 2017 10:40:59 AM / by Mary Lhowe

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Five thrilling foliage drives (with maps) in the White Mountains of New Hampshire

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 14, 2017 11:21:24 AM / by Mary Lhowe

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Fall means food: find apples, wine, maple on a foliage road trip. Grab the season’s last lobster roll. Harvest dinner ON the farm!

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 12, 2017 12:44:42 PM / by Mary Lhowe

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 Every season in New England has its eating traditions, and fall – harvest time -- is particularly rich. Think of the possibilities: apples and cider at fall festivals; wine and chocolate at vineyards; lobster rolls a seaside clam shacks; chocolate in dairy-rich Vermont; hearty baked beans at our classic roadside diners.  Below, by state, are some of our favorite spots for you to indulge your taste buds this fall:

 

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Watch the foliage change in Portland's Deering Oaks Park as you practice yoga with Ashley Flowers, Thursday evenings through October

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 11, 2017 9:53:21 AM / by Mary Lhowe

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Portlanders: Stretch outdoors while you can! Every Thursday evening through November 2, you are welcome to join Ashley Flowers Yoga for based Twilight Yoga in lovely Deering Oaks Park. Watch the foliage turn from every angle. Classes ask only for a donation. Thursdays, Thursday, 5:45 - 6:45 p.m. [confession: this image is from a 1913 postcard that we can across, but the park is just as beautiful now as it was then!]

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Summer heat has lifted: take your pup to the dog park and play! Find many friendly, off leash parks in MASS, CT and RI

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 8, 2017 10:36:42 AM / by Mary Lhowe

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Let’s play! Dog owners, at home or while traveling, know it is good from the pooch to get him or her outside and romping with friends. Many dog parks welcome friendly canines – some parks even have their own websites! The only rule is: play nice. We can do that!

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