New Hampshire

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Web Exclusives: Everything else you need to know about New Hampshire and Vermont, including a calendar of great annual events. PLUS: Download audio clips of Vermont and New Hampshire stories. From New Hampshire, Bill O'Neil's electrifying general ...
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 whatever's in the fridge. As a food critic, my job is to uncover the best kielbasa, the fluffi...
Fall foliage is New England's most colorful and best-priced asset. To sweeten the deal, we've raked the countryside, from Connecticut to Maine, for three time-tested inns that are as American as pot roast. No place like home?After a day of wide-e...
Settled by pioneers long before anyone thought of strapping on skis and sliding down Rendezvous Peak, this region of the Rocky Mountains, 60 miles south of Yellowstone National Park, has always been an easy place to disappear in. Davey Jackson gav...
It begins as a sensation of perfect freedom. I'm floating in a bubble of calm, cut free from gravity, snow and branches and blue sky whirling around me. The cold, pine-scented air has gone quiet, the rumble of motion muted into sweet tranquillity....
A weekend spent cross-country skiing through northern New Hampshire's pristine forests may well have you recalling long-forgotten verse. The poetry of Robert Frost—who owned a farm in Franconia—is infused with the dramatic, sometimes harsh, beauty...
Friday morning, Columbus Day weekend. Our rendezvous: Polly's Pancake Parlor, outside Franconia, New Hampshire. The 1830's woodshed is hopping with leaf peepers in cardigans and locals in jeans and flannel, not to mention backpackers like us in Go...
Every four years the clichés are trotted out on the evening news: "crusty, renegade" New Hampshire; "flinty, old-fashioned" New Hampshire. Anchormen set up camp in luncheonettes straight out of a Pepperidge Farm ad, and presidential primary voters...
Virtually every setting—coastline, open prairie, mountain range, big city park—makes for rewarding bird-watching. One of the joys of the sport is how little equipment it requires. Binoculars (8 x 40 or higher) and a comprehensive field guide are a...
On a crisp New England day—when it seems that every tumble of stone wall and abandoned barn is one giant regional cliché—I slow my car to look at the former Shaker settlement where my family's house once stood. Before being transplanted a mile or ...
It’s almost impossible to deny the appeal of a classic New England inn, especially in winter—when fires in guest rooms are actually encouraged, hearty roasts appear on dinner menus, and old-fashioned sleigh rides are the best way to enjoy a quiet ...