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San Francisco to Calistoga, CaliforniaA day of spas, with a side of SyrahDistance 80 milesDriving Time 2 hoursThe AppealSan Franciscans seeking a... Read More

 Boston-based wedding planner Bernadette Smith has helped arrange the same-sex nuptials of nearly 75 Massachusetts couples during her five-year... Read More

The white roses and alchemilla in the gardens have yet to reach maturity at Glenmere, the new country boutique hotel ensconced in an Italianate villa a... Read More

See the slideshow of the World’s Strangest Spa Treatments.Once you’ve changed into a disposable paper robe, an attendant leads you to a room containing... Read More

Teaching philosophies vary from school to school. Most stress the fundamentals—grip, aim, stance, posture, and balance. Some emphasize rhythm, tempo,... Read More

Gary Hofstetter, president of a private equity real estate fund in Boston, describes himself as a "suit on State Street." That’s quite a change from the... Read More

Heads swiveled at a recent Texas dinner party when a CEO announced that a day spa was on his cell-phone speed dial. Massage, he explained, is the only... Read More

Your attention, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls—it's time for today's trivia question! Exactly how awesome is minor-league baseball?Is it (a)... Read More

Kent, Connecticut, has long been a refuge for Manhattan fashion designers and writers looking for elbowroom. Now the Litchfield County town is also... Read More

q. Can you recommend an affordable hotel in Washington, D.C.?I want to go for a weekend in April, but don't want to spend a bundle. --A.R., Durham, N.C.... Read More

You've had your summer holiday and you should be content. So why do you find yourself staring wistfully out the window as late-summer green gives way to... Read More

Traveling bibliophiles tend to lug a year's worth of reading material for a weeklong trip. We suggest an alternative: grab a paperback for the plane,... Read More

Suffering from a case of the colonial blues?Then check out the Lakeview Inn, whose unconventional design is rattling the roofs of covered bridges... Read More

After Le Corbusier visited Hartford in 1935, the Modernist architect proclaimed that a man named A. Everett Austin Jr. was turning the "little town in... Read More

CHOWDER "A great chowder is like love," says Boston chef Jasper White, the dean of American chowderheads. "You can't exactly describe it, but there's no... Read More

There are two kinds of people in the world: those who are willing to go anywhere for something good to eat, and those whose last supper would consist of... Read More

The village greens and the white, spired churches are vintage New England. Right nearby, rivers and reservations provide a pristine landscape for hiking... Read More

Judging from the interiors of the Boulders Inn, you'd never guess it was built more than 100 years ago. That's because businessman Steven Goldstone and... Read More

In a seafaring town filled with houses from the 18th and 19th centuries, the brand-new Inn at Stonington manages to look right at home. No creaking... Read More

Referring to Connecticut's fabled Litchfield Hills as the country is a bit like referring to Buckingham Palace as a house. Nestled into these pillow... Read More

Openings listed by launch date:Launch: Spring 2007Virgin AmericaWhen the low-cost carrier launches this year (at press time, the airline was awaiting... Read More

Luxury hotels are taking surf-and-turf to another level, allowing guests to add jaunts aboard schooners and yachts to their stays. Voyagers on Aman... Read More

As production designer, Maurice Sendak brings his gleefully raffish spirit to a fresh rendition of Brundibár, Czech composer Hans Krása's 1938... Read More

The blink-and-you’ve-missed-it Litchfield county town of Warren, Connecticut, has officially become a destination, thanks to the single-block stretch of... Read More

BostonEmerge Day SpaThough only open for a short time, Newbury Street’s Emerge spa has already established itself as the go-to place for relaxation.... Read More

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