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Rhode Island

Rhode Island is known for sandy shores and seaside Colonial towns. It's home to several large cities, including Newport, which is famed for sailing and Gilded Age mansions, such as The Breakers. Providence, its capital, is home to Brown University, green Roger Williams Park, landscaped Waterplace Park and Riverwalk, with the famed WaterFire art installation. An unforgettable New England destination that has a bold, spunky and vivacious personality for its small size, making it a premier travel spot. The Ocean State combines an innovative arts scene, distinctive cuisine, trendy shopping, a thriving nightlife, miles of stunning beaches and an endless list of things to do, all wi... Read more

Connecticut

Connecticut has a mix of coastal cities and rural areas dotted with small towns. Mystic is famed for its Seaport museum filled with centuries-old ships, and the beluga whale exhibits at Mystic Aquarium. On Long Island Sound, the city of New Haven is known as the home of Yale University and its acclaimed Peabody Museum of Natural History. Connecticut spans just 110 miles from east to west. And 70 miles from north to south. But across our diverse yet compact regions, you'll find everything you need to both unplug - and recharge! Read more

New Hampshire

New Hampshire  is defined by its quaint towns and large expanses of wilderness. In the north, White Mountain National Forest is known for winter sports areas and Mt. Washington, the region’s highest peak, with a cog railway to its summit. Also in the White Mountains are moose, black bears and part of the Appalachian Trail. Read more

Vermont

Vermont is known for its natural landscape, which is primarily forested. Part of the New England region, it's also known for being home to more than 100 19th-century covered wooden bridges, and as a major producer of maple syrup. Thousands of acres of mountain terrain are crossed by hiking trails and skiing slopes. Read more

Maine

Maine, the northeasternmost U.S. state, is known for its rocky coastline, maritime history and nature areas like the granite and spruce islands of Acadia National Park. Moose are plentiful in Baxter State Park, home to Mt. Katahdin, endpoint of the Appalachian Trail. Lighthouses such as the candy-striped beacon at West Quoddy Head, dot the coast, as do lobster shacks and sandy beaches like Ogunquit and Old Orchard. Read more

Massachusetts

Massachusetts is known for its significant Colonial history. In Boston, its capital, the Freedom Trail is a walking route of sites related to the American Revolution. These include the Bunker Hill Monument, commemorating the war's first major battle in 1775. The city is also home to the Museum of Fine Arts and other notable institutions. The Red Sox pro baseball team plays at Fenway Park. The Berkshires Western Massachusetts and the Berkshires is the state's mountainous area, with ski resorts and other mountain sports. This region also is split by the Connecticut River Valley. The Berkshire towns of Lenox, Lee, Great Barrington, and Stockbridge offer live music and theater a... Read more

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