TRAVEL GUIDE: MASSACHUSETTS
is as famous for history, beaches and culture as it is for
its world-famous universities. Begin with a visit to Boston,
the ultimate college town; walk along the Freedom Trail starting
at Faneuil Hall, ride on the famous swan boats of Boston Common
and tour the city’s great theaters and fine dining restaurants.
History lovers will revel in the Revolutionary War battlefields
of Lexington, Concord and Lincoln. And anyone looking for
an escape will love the relaxing, nautical spirit of Cape
Cod, Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard.
Boston: Tearing up Tea Town
Boston is an artistic, pedestrian-friendly city that combines the best of the old with the new. Explore the historic Freedom Trail, admire the gold-domed State House, and then head over to Newbury Street for some chic shopping or the North End for posh Italian cuisine.
ON THE WATER
you were to capture Boston a in a picture, you'd
likely include the Boston Harbor Hotel's landmark
80-foot arch and golden-domed pavilion. What a grand
gateway to a stupendous hotel! Boston's historic
waterfront, Rowes Wharf, sets the stage with its
super yachts and storied background dating to the
Situated atop historic Beacon hill
in a 1903 Beaux Arts building, the sleek Fifteen
Beacon exudes a nostalgic old-world charm, a sense
of bygone days of glory, all the while being equipped
with state-of-the-art technology.
Clambakes and shore dinners are
weekend rituals in New England. From
the lobster shacks on the coast to the fine dining
restaurants throughout the region, New England
menus specialize in seafood of every imaginable
form. Boston not only pulls in the best of the
catch but also exports much of it.
SAVE MONEY ON ATTRACTIONS!
Save time and money on your next vacation with the CityPass booklet. It contains admission tickets to the Boston's top attractions at a substantially reduced price.
A summer spot for many New Englanders, charming Cape Cod is a welcoming getaway, whether you're interested in a rich arts and cultural atmosphere or are simply looking to spend a weekend basking at one of the sunny beaches along the National Seashore.
Cape Cod Hotels
After a day on the water, dry off and rest up in a Cape Cod hotel. Unsure how to find your ideal retreat? These hotel reviews, ratings and photos should help ease the selection process.
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Enjoy the crisp air and colorful New England setting
in this scenic corner of the Southern Berkshire
Mountains. Pleasures at "the land of ahhhhhhhhs"
include massage, aromatherapy, polarity, reflexology,
glycolic skin treatments, thalassotherapy and numerous
Top Spas in Massachusetts
10 ROMANTIC HOTELS
Built in 1893 in the grand European tradition, Wheatleigh is an especially refined country house hotel overlooking the Massachusetts Berkshires and a lovely lake. Tuck yourselves away in the Aviary tree house suite where a glass enclosed circular staircase nestles in the branches of a century-old Norway spruce.
of New England
picture book, part travel guide, Backroads
of New England: Your Guide to New England's Most
Scenic Backroad Adventures celebrates the
beauty and history of this part of the country
through stories, photographs and touring suggestions.
Author Kim Knox Beckius' appreciation of this
part of the country is apparent in the descriptions
of the area and careful construction of the book.
So grab Backroads of New England, jump in your
car, and get ready, because her love for New England
other parts of the world