Backroads & Byways of New England: Drives, Day Trips & Weekend Excursions (Backroads & Byways) [NOOK Book]

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With natives as your guides, this series leads you down the road less traveled.

Share an insider’s knowledge of New England’s roads less traveled and explore all its hidden corners with this guide. Journey to bucolic countryside, dramatic and rocky coastlines, pristine lakes and mountains, picturesque covered bridges, retro clam shacks and fishing villages—New England’s beauty exceeds all expectations.

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Backroads & Byways of New England: Drives, Day Trips & Weekend Excursions (Backroads & Byways)

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Overview

With natives as your guides, this series leads you down the road less traveled.

Share an insider’s knowledge of New England’s roads less traveled and explore all its hidden corners with this guide. Journey to bucolic countryside, dramatic and rocky coastlines, pristine lakes and mountains, picturesque covered bridges, retro clam shacks and fishing villages—New England’s beauty exceeds all expectations.

About the series: Whether you need to get away for a weekend or longer, want to explore your home state or make plans for free time in an area you don’t know well,
take to the road with a Backroads & Byways book.
You’ll discover the most interesting places to visit on and off the beaten path. Destinations will appeal to foodies, history buffs, families with kids, couples,
adventurers, hikers, bikers—in short, everyone.


With itineraries appropriate for visits of differing durations and in different seasons, tips for comfortable accommodations, great food, and good shopping too, look to Backroads & Byways for the most interesting and diverse short trips available.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781581578911
  • Publisher: Countryman Press, The
  • Publication date: 6/6/2011
  • Series: Backroads & Byways
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Author and public speaker Karen T. Hammond,
originally from Massachusetts, writes from her home office in a tiny fishing village on an island off the coast of Maine.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 9

Introduction 11

1 Connecticut: A Maritime Journey 17

2 Connecticut: The Quiet Corner 31

3 Rhode Island: East Bay and the Sakonnet Peninsula 45

4 Massachusetts: The North Shore 57

5 Massachusetts: The Mohawk Trail 77

6 New Hampshire: The Lakes Region 91

7 New Hampshire: Cruising the Kancamagus Highway 105

8 New Hampshire: Antique Alley 115

9 Vermont: Quechee and Beyond 125

10 Vermont: Bennington to Brattleboro on the Molly Stark Byway 141

11 Maine: The Schoodic Peninsula and Down East 155

12 Maine: Aroostook County 173

13 Maine: The Rangeley Lakes Region 189

14 Maine: The Sebago Lake Region 203

15 Maine: Damariscotta and the Pemaquid Peninsula 219

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