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America's Top College Hotels

College towns make great weekend getaways, and these hotels near campus get our top scores.

Cambridge Mass Appeal

Just over the Charles River from Boston is the most vibrant small town—or the most intimate city—in America: Cambridge, transformed.

America’s Favorite City is…Boston!

The results are in: after a month of highly charged voting, Boston—America’s first city—has also been chosen as the country’s favorite. The New England hub,...

Digging Boston

Not long ago, Boston's Brahmin roots still ran so deep that the best golf in the area was strictly members-only. Visitors looking for a high-quality...

Boston: Where to Stay

The Modern Brahmin The stylish, spacious, 60-room XV Beacon (15 Beacon St.; 617/670-1500; xvbeacon.com; doubles from $575) has bold interiors that play off the hotel’s...

Next: Hotels with Skating Rinks | T+L Family

FROZEN ASSETS The new must-have hotel amenity this winter?The skating rink. In Paris, the Hôtel Plaza Athénée (33-1/53-67-66-65; plaza-athenee-paris.com) freezes its courtyard and invites guests...

Boston's Mass. Appeal

Boston may be the cradle of old-time America, but there's a youthful side to the city that kids find irresistible

The Best of Boston

Certain adjectives have always been associated with Boston: historic, straitlaced, intellectual. Fun has not been one of them—until now.

Editor's Note | August 2004

The more things change, the more they remain the same is an axiom that doesn't apply to much anymore, especially travel. To be sure, mishaps...

20 Reasons to Love New Hampshire

Sure, the state motto—Live free or die—has a bit of a standoffish ring to it, but New Hampshire in the summertime is chockablock with surprising...
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Harvest, Boston

This Harvard Square eatery celebrates classic New England cuisine with dishes crafted by chef Mary Dumont, who formerly appeared on the Food Network’s Next Iron Chef and Iron Chef America. The... more ›


ACTIVITIES

Noir

Inspired by the cocktail bars of the 1950’s and 60’s, Noir invites patrons to sit back on sleek leather couches and sip martinis in the dim glow of oval-shaped pendant lights. Located... more ›


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