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Frommer's Day by Day Guides
  • Pocket size
  • More than 1 million copies sold
  • Full-color package at an affordable price
  • Includes pull-out map
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470890752
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/1/2012
  • Series: Frommer's Day by Day - Full Size Series , #117
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 600
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Kerry Acker and Tom Gavin are freelance editors and writers who have written and contributed to numerous books, including Frommer's New York State. Both spent much of their childhoods driving and vacationing around New England, and they met while attending college in Worcester, MA.

Paul Karr, a native New Englander and prize-winning journalist, has authored more than 20 travel guidebooks for Frommer's covering the U.S. and Canada from coast to coast, as well as various other guidebooks.

A resident of Boston's North End, Marie Morris grew up in New York and graduated from Harvard, where she studied history. She's a co-author of Frommer's New England and writes the Frommer's Boston, Frommer's Boston Day by Day, and Boston For Dummies guides. She has worked for, 02138 magazine, the Boston Herald, Boston magazine, and the New York Times.

Laura M. Reckford is the editor of The Barnstable Enterprise newspaper in the town of Barnstable on Cape Cod. Formerly the managing editor of The Falmouth Enterprise and Cape Cod Life magazine, she has also been on the editorial staffs of Good Housekeeping and Entertainment Weekly. She is the author of Frommer's Cape Cod Day by Day, Frommer's Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard & Nantucket, and a co-author of Frommer's New England.

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Table of Contents

1 Chapter 1: The Best of New England

4 Our Favorite New England Moments

6 The Best Outdoor Adventures

8 Spotlight: Fall Fireworks

10 The Best Small Cities & Towns

11 The Best Scenery

12 The Best Museums

13 The Best Historic Sites

14 The Best Beaches

15 The Best Dining Experiences

16 The Best Hotels & Resorts

17 The Best Small Inns & B&Bs

18 Chapter 2: The Best All-New England Itineraries

20 New England Highlights

24 Southern New England Highlights

26 Boston & Eastern Massachusetts Highlights

28 12 Days in Boston & Farther Afield

32 New England with Kids

36 A Fall Foliage Tour

38 Literary New England

42 All-Season Ski Country

44 Chapter 3: Boston & Cambridge

46 Our Favorite Boston & Cambridge Moments

50 Boston in 1 Day

54 Boston in 2 Days

58 Boston & Cambridge in 3 Days

62 Boston with Kids

66 The Fenway

68 Spotlight: Fenway Park

72 The Freedom Trail

78 Beacon Hill

82 The North End

86 Harvard Square

90 Boston & Cambridge Shopping Best Bets

92 Boston & Cambridge Shopping A to Z

96 Boston & Cambridge Restaurant Best Bets

97 Boston & Cambridge Restaurants A to Z

106 Boston & Cambridge Hotel Best Bets

107 Boston & Cambridge Hotels A to Z

114 Boston & Cambridge Nightlife & Entertainment Best Bets

116 Boston & Cambridge Nightlife & Entertainment A to Z

120 Concord

124 Salem & Marblehead

128 Cape Ann

134 Plymouth

138 Boston & Cambridge Fast Facts

140 Chapter 4: Cape Cod & the Islands

142 Our Favorite Cape Cod & the Islands Moments

146 Cape Cod in 3 Days

150 Nantucket in 3 Days

152 Martha's Vineyard in 1 Day

156 Cape Cod with Kids

160 Spotlight: Thar She Blows!

162 Cape Cod for History Buffs

166 Antiquing Along the Old King’s Highway

168 Outdoor Adventures A to Z

174 Cape Cod & Islands Beaches A to Z

180 Falmouth & the Lower Cape

186 Hyannis & the Mid Cape

194 Chatham & the Upper Cape

202 Provincetown & the Outer Cape

212 Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard

218 Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard

222 Nantucket

230 Chapter 5: Central & Western Massachusetts

232 Our Favorite Central & Western Mass. Moments

234 Western Massachusetts in 2 Days

236 Central & Western Massachusetts in 4 Days

242 Literary Central & Western Massachusetts

246 Spotlight: Bay State Scribes

248 The Berkshires

256 Springfield & the Pioneer Valley

264 Chapter 6: Connecticut

266 Our Favorite Connecticut Moments

268 Connecticut in 3 Days

274 Spotlight: State of the Pequot

276 Connecticut in 1 Week

280 Mystic & the Southeast Coast

286 The Litchfield Hills

292 The Connecticut River Valley

296 Hartford

300 New Haven

304 Chapter 7: Rhode Island

306 Our Favorite Rhode Island Moments

308 Rhode Island in 4 Days

312 Rhode Island in 1 Week

316 South County Shore

320 Block Island

326 Newport

336 Spotlight: Soul Liberty

338 Providence

346 Chapter 8: Vermont

348 Our Favorite Vermont Moments

350 Vermont in 4 Days

356 Vermont in 1 Week

360 Vermont's Most Scenic Drives

364 Vermont with Kids

366 Outdoor Adventures

372 Southwestern Vermont

376 The Northeast Kingdom

380 Burlington

386 Brattleboro & the Southeast

390 Grafton & Plymouth Notch

392 Spotlight: Vermont Cheese

394 Woodstock, Quechee, & White River Junction

400 Middlebury

404 Montpelier & the Mad River Valley

408 Stowe

412 Chapter 9: New Hampshire

414 Our Favorite New Hampshire Moments

416 New Hampshire in 3 Days

420 New Hampshire in 1 Week

424 New Hampshire with Kids

426 Outdoor Adventures

430 Monadnock & the Upper Valley

434 The Lakes Region

438 The White Mountains

444 Portsmouth

448 Chapter 10: Maine

450 Our Favorite Maine Moments

452 Maine in 3 Days

456 Maine in 1 Week

464 Undiscovered Maine: The Blue Hill Peninsula

468 A Downeast Road Trip

472 Spotlight: Lobstah!

474 Interior Maine: An Outdoor Adventure

482 Acadia National Park

486 Bar Harbor & Mount Desert Island

494 Portland

502 The Yorks

506 Ogunquit

510 The Kennebunks

514 Bath, Brunswick & Beyond

518 Rockland, Camden & Rockport

522 Chapter 11: New England's History & Culture

524 A Timeline of New England History

526 A Brief History of New England

532 Spotlight: The Witching Hour

534 The Lay of the Land

538 New England's Art & Architecture

542 New England in High & Popular Culture

546 Eating & Drinking in New England

550 Chapter 12: The Best Special Interest Trips

552 Escorted General Interest Tours

552 Multi-activity Outfi tters

553 Outdoor Activities A to Z

557 Learning Trips

557 Food & Wine Trips

557 Volunteer & Working Trips

558 Chapter 13: The Savvy Traveler

560 Before You Go

569 Getting There

571 Getting Around

573 Tips on Accommodations

573 Fast Facts

578 Index

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    Frommer's series of Day by Day books are Wonderful!

    Great for planning your adventure. Wouldn't travel without a Frommer's book. Try just one and you will see for yourself how the book helps you to make your vacation time the best ever.

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