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Bikers
Bikers pause in front of Shaughnessy’s Reading Country Store while on a six-day biking trip in Southern Vermont.
Photograph by Skip Brown
New England TravelWise

In TRAVELER’s April issue, we offer a comprehensive spread on traveling to New England. Here we offer the very best links on travel in every New England state.

Basics

Getting There
FAA Aviation
Direct links to New England’s airports—both international and regional

Visit New England
Links to transportation in all six states—by plane, train or automobile

Making Telephone Calls
AT&T Worldwide Traveler-United States
A current list of state and city area codes

Determining Time Difference
Time and Date.com
Direct link to the time and date in Boston, Massachusetts

Checking Weather Forecasts
Mount Washington Observatory
Current weather conditions as reported from the Mount Washington, New Hampshire Observatory

Essentials

Where to Eat
See New England
Comprehensive listing of restaurants throughout the New England region

Maine Restaurant Association
Listing of restaurants in each region of Maine

New Hampshire Lodging and Restaurant Association
Over 290 restaurant listings in alphabetical order for New Hampshire

Vermont Lodging and Restaurant Association
Guide to restaurants through Vermont—search by region, establishment or city

Massachusetts Restaurant Association
Listings of restaurants throughout the state, with information on smoking/non-smoking facilities, parking availability, and which credit cards are accepted

Visit Connecticut
Links to restaurants by region and cuisine

Rhode Island Hospitality & Tourism Association
Listing of restaurants by city and cuisine

Where to Stay
See New England
Listings of lodgings from bed & breakfasts to hotels, inns and resorts

Visit New England
Links to listings of accommodations throughout the region

Distinctive Inns
Twelve distinctive inns in New England

How to Get Around
MapQuest
Street maps, road atlas and driving directions for destinations in New England

Things To Do

Attractions
See New England
Comprehensive listing of attractions throughout New England

New England Lighthouses
Links to photographs, history—and maps—to New England’s signature symbol

Visit New England
Links to beaches throughout New England

Cultural Events
Lowell Celebrates Kerouac!
Online guide to the Jack Kerouac Festival and Lowell Celebrates Kerouac! Organization

Boston Symphony Orchestra
Guide to New England’s classic cultural activity, including information about their summer series at Tanglewood

Recreation
National Park Service
Links to Park Service lands throughout New England

VBT Bicycle Vacations
A planning tool for your bicycle vacation through New England’s hillside

Lake Champlain Birding Trail
Highlights from the trail and sights to see along the way

Salem Heritage Trail
Guide to walking this historic area north of Boston

Preservation Society of Newport County
Guide to Newport, Rhode Island’s historic mansions

Shopping
New Hampshire Tourism
Online guide to shopping in New Hampshire

See New England
Links to shops throughout the region

New Hampshire Antiques Dealers Association
A listing of antiques dealers throughout New Hampshire

Vermont Antiques Dealers Association
A listing of antiques dealers throughout Vermont

L.L. Bean
Shop on-line at this outdoor clothing and equipment vendor based in Freeport, Maine

References

Map Links
MapQuest
Street maps, road atlas and driving directions for destinations in New England

Media

Books
Rough Guides
Explore New England with Rough Guides

Magazines & Newspapers
Vermont Life Magazine
Online version of Vermont’s lifestyle magazine

Rhode Island Monthly
Online version of the Ocean State’s lifestyle magazine

The Hartford Courant
Online version of Connecticut’s largest newspaper

New England WOW
Links to over 200 New England newspapers

Radio/Television
New England Cable News
Online version of New England’s cable news program

Live Internet Broadcasting
Links—with program audio files—to local radio stations in each of the region’s six states

For More Information

New England Tourism
On-line guide to visiting New England

See New England
On-line guide for planning a trip to the region

Maine Department of Tourism
The official Web site of the Maine Department of Tourism

New Hampshire Department of Tourism
The official Web site of the New Hampshire Department of Tourism and Travel Development

Vermont Department of Tourism
The official Web site of the Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing

Massachusetts Department of Tourism
The official website of the Massachusetts Department of Travel and Tourism

Connecticut Tourism
The official Web site of the Connecticut Department of Tourism

Rhode Island Tourism
The official Web site of the Rhode Island Tourism Division


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