Lonely Planet New England

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“Come to New England for spectacular summits and snow-covered slopes, for ocean breezes and salty air, for succulent seafood and sweet maple syrup, for history and high culture, and to follow the writers and revolutionaries who changed the world.” – Mara Vorhees, Lonely Planet Writer

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Overview

“Come to New England for spectacular summits and snow-covered slopes, for ocean breezes and salty air, for succulent seafood and sweet maple syrup, for history and high culture, and to follow the writers and revolutionaries who changed the world.” – Mara Vorhees, Lonely Planet Writer

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Inside This Book…

6 authors
64 maps
3000 research hours
102 Boston bars and restaurants Inspirational photos Clear, easy-to-use maps Fall Foliage feature In-depth background Comprehensive planning tools Easy-to-read layout

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781741793185
  • Publisher: Lonely Planet Publications
  • Publication date: 4/1/2011
  • Series: Regional Travel Guide Series
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 552
  • Sales rank: 1,469,479
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents


New England Highlights     5
Destination New England     12
Getting Started     13
Events Calendar     18
Itineraries     20
History     26
The Culture     36
Food & Drink     46
Environment     52
New England Outdoors     58
Boston     65
Climate     66
Orientation     66
Information     66
Dangers & Annoyances     69
Sights     70
Activities     92
Walking Tour: Freedom Trail     94
Courses     95
Boston for Children     95
Tours     96
Festivals & Events     97
Sleeping     98
Eating     103
Drinking     113
Entertainment     115
Shopping     121
Getting There & Away     125
Getting Around     126
Around Boston     130
West of Boston     132
Lexington     132
Concord     135
Around Concord     139
Lowell     140
NorthShore     143
Salem     143
Marblehead     149
Gloucester     151
Rockport     155
Around Cape Ann     157
Ipswich & Essex     159
Newburyport     160
South Shore     162
Quincy     162
Plymouth     164
New Bedford     168
Fall River     170
Cape Cod, Nantucket & Martha's Vineyard     171
Cape Cod     174
Sandwich     174
Falmouth     176
Mashpee     178
Barnstable     179
Hyannis     181
Yarmouth & Yarmouth Port     184
Dennis     186
Brewster     188
Harwich     190
Chatham     191
Orleans     194
Eastham     195
Wellfleet     197
Truro     20
Provincetown     201
Nantucket     209
Nantucket Town     209
Around Nantucket     217
Martha's Vineyard     219
Vineyard Haven     219
Oak Bluffs      223
Edgartown     226
Up-Island     228
Central Massachusetts & the Berkshires     231
Central Massachusetts     233
Worcester     233
Sturbridge     238
Pioneer Valley     241
Springfield     241
South Hadley     246
Northampton     247
Amherst     250
Deerfield     253
Montague Bookmill     255
Shelburne Falls     256
The Berkshires     257
Great Barrington & Around     257
Tyringham     261
Stockbridge     261
Lee     263
Lenox     264
Pittsfield     268
Williamstown     269
North Adams     271
Mt Greylock State Reservation     272
Rhode Island     273
Providence     276
Exploring New England     281
Newport     294
Tiverton & Little Compton     305
Galilee & Point Judith     306
Block Island     306
South County Area Beaches     311
Watch Hill     313
Connecticut      315
Connecticut Coast     318
Mystic     319
Stonington     323
Groton     325
New London     326
Hammonasset Beach State Park     329
New Haven     329
Norwalk     336
Greenwich     338
Connecticut River Valley     338
Old Lyme     339
Essex     340
Ivoryton     340
Chester     341
East Haddam     341
Hartford     342
Lake Compounce Theme Park     348
Dinosaur State Park     348
Litchfield Hills     348
Litchfield     349
Lake Waramaug     351
Kent     351
North to Norfolk     352
Vermont     354
Southern Vermont     357
Brattleboro     357
Around Brattleboro     361
Wilmington     363
Bennington     365
Manchester     369
Around Manchester     373
Central Vermont     374
Woodstock & Quechee Village     374
Killington Mountain     378
Rutland      381
Middlebury     381
Mad River Valley & Sugarbush     384
Burlington & Northern Vermont     386
Burlington     386
Stowe     395
Waterbury & Around     401
Montpelier & Barre     401
Northeast Kingdom     403
New Hampshire     408
Portsmouth & The Seacoast     411
Portsmouth     411
Hampton Beach & Around     416
Exeter     418
Merrimack Valley     419
Manchester     419
Concord     421
Monadnock Region     424
Keene     424
Peterborough & Around     425
Jaffrey Center     427
Mt Monadnock State Park     427
Upper Connecticut River Valley     428
Hanover & Around     428
Lakes Region     432
Laconia & Around     432
Weirs Beach     434
Meredith & Around     435
Wolfeboro     436
Squam Lake     438
White Mountain Region     439
Waterville Valley & Around     439
North Woodstock & Lincoln      441
Kancamagus Highway     443
Franconia Notch State Park     445
Franconia Town & Around     447
Mt Washington Valley     450
North Conway & Around     450
Jackson & Around     454
Crawford Notch & Bretton Woods     455
Pinkham Notch     457
Great North Woods     459
Maine     460
Southern Maine Coast     464
Kittery     465
The Yorks     465
Ogunquit & Wells     466
The Kennebunks     469
Old Orchard Beach     472
Portland     472
Around Portland     482
Midcoast Maine     485
Brunswick     485
Bath & Around     487
Wiscasset     489
Boothbay Harbor     490
Damariscotta & Pemaquid     492
Monhegan Island     493
Rockland     494
Camden & Rockport     496
Down East     497
Bucksport     497
Castine     498
Blue Hill     500
Deer Isle & Stonington     500
Isle Au Haut     501
Mt Desert Island & Acadia National Park     501
Bar Harbor     503
Acadia National Park     508
Further Down East     510
Schoodic Peninsula     511
The Machiases     512
Lubec     512
Inland Maine     513
Bangor     513
Augusta & Around     514
Western Lakes & Mountains     516
Bethel     516
Rangeley Lake & Around     518
North Woods     519
Moosehead Lake     519
Baxter State Park     519
Directory     521
Accommodations     521
Activities     523
Business Hours     524
Children     524
Climate Charts     524
Courses     525
Customs     525
Dangers & Annoyances     525
Disabled Travelers     525
Discount Cards     525
Embassies & Consulates     526
Festivals & Events     526
Food     526
Gay & Lesbian Travelers     527
Holidays     527
Insurance     527
Internet Access      527
Legal Matters     527
Maps     528
Money     528
Photography & Video     529
Post     529
Shopping     529
Solo Travelers     530
Taxes     530
Telephone     530
Time     531
Toilets     531
Tourist Information     531
Tours     531
Visas     531
Women Travelers     532
Work     532
Transportation     533
Getting There & Away     533
Entering the Country     533
Air     533
Land     535
Getting Around     536
Air     536
Bicycle     537
Boat     537
Bus     537
Car & Motorcycle     537
Local Transportation     539
Train     539
Health     540
Before You Go     540
Health Insurance     540
Recommended Vaccinations     540
Internet Resources     540
In The Usa     540
Availability & Cost of Health Care      540
Infectious Diseases     540
Environmental Hazards     541
Glossary     543
The Authors     545
Behind the Scenes     547
Index     555
GreenDex     565
World Time Zones     566
Map Legend     568
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