Frommer's comprehensive guide to New England fans across this quintessentially American region to show readers how to explore quaint villages, historic sites dating to the country's earliest days, and bustling cities. In this region nature decked out in four seasons of finery, from ravishing autumn leaves and wintry ski slopes to glittering lakes and seashores in summer. And with Frommer's, you can count on the sort of honest talk and useful insider tips that have been the brand's hallmark for more than 60 years. Whether your budget is large or small, Frommer's equips you with everything you need to discover New England like a local.
*Helpful maps, including a fully-detachable fold-out map
*Strategic itineraries, including for families and weeklong stays, so you can make the most of your time
*Candid reviews of the best restaurants, attractions, tours, shops, and experiences--and advice on the ones not worth your time and money
*Accurate, up-to-date info on transportation, useful websites, costs, telephone numbers, and more
*Budget-planning help with the lowdown on prices and ways to save money, whether you're traveling on a shoestring or in the lap of luxury
* Insightful context about New England's history and culture for a deeper understanding of this fascinating area
About Frommer's: There's a reason that Frommer's has been the most trusted name in travel for more than sixty years. Arthur Frommer created the best-selling guide series in 1957 to help American servicemen fulfill their dreams of travel in Europe, and since then, we have published thousands of titles became a household name helping millions upon millions of people realize their own dreams of seeing our planet. Travel is easy with Frommers.
Kim Knox Beckius is a Connecticut-based travel writer who has hugged a baby moose, tasted 38 different whoopie pies in one setting, and sent hundreds of free fall leaves in the mail to autumn lovers around the world. She is Yankee Magazine's Travel Editor and the author of seven books, including Backroads of New England and New England's Historic Homes & Gardens. She lives in the Hartford area.Leslie Brokaw has contributed to 18 Frommer's books about Boston, New England, and Quebec. Her stepfather, Herbert Bailey Livesey, worked on previous editions of this book, among others. Leslie wishes to thank him for bringing her on as a co-author in 2005 and showing her how to do it right. Brian Kevin is the editor-in-chief of Down East magazine and has written for Outside, Travel + Leisure, the New York Times, Audubon, and other publications. His work has been recognized or anthologized in Best Food Writing, Best American Essays, and Best American Sports Writing, and he's the author of The Footloose American: Following the Hunter S. Thompson Trail Across South America. He lives in Hope, Maine. Laura M. Reckford is a longtime journalist on Cape Cod. She is the executive director of the Falmouth Art Center and co-founder of the online CapeCodWave.com. Barbara Radcliffe Rogers is the co-author of seven guidebooks to Italy, three to Spain, and several others covering Europe, Atlantic Canada, and New England. She writes regularly for Global Traveler Magazine and other magazines, newspapers and websites. Her taste for travel began when she moved to Verona, Italy, soon after graduating from Boston University, and she has since traveled to every country in Western Europe, and much of Eastern Europe and Latin America. Barbara currently lives in New Hampshire. Wherever she is, she's likely to be skiing in the winter and kayaking in the summer and discovering new flavors for her blog, Worldbite.Stillman Rogers is a travel writer, photographer, and co-author of guidebooks to Portugal, Italy, and Spain's Canary Islands, as well as the eastern U.S. and Canada. His photographs have been published in books, magazines, and regularly on Global Traveler's family travel website, Wherever Family. He writes about destinations and skiing and has a monthly newspaper travel column. His first foreign travel was after graduating from Harvard, when he was stationed in Italy for 3 years; Italy remains one of his favorite subjects for photography. New England native Lura R. Seavey is author of Fun with the Family in Vermont and New Hampshire and several titles in Scholastic's Enchantment of the World series. She has also authored and contributed to several travel and nonfiction books for publishers including Michelin guides and TwoDot Press. She also writes for Planetware.com and other digital outlets and is a prolific ghostwriter. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband and their five children, plus their inexcusably adorable little dog named Theodora.Erin Trahan is a regular contributor to WBUR Boston and teaches in the journalism and visual media arts departments at Emerson College. She and her family live on Boston's North Shore.