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Cape Cod Shopping, Dining, Trips For When You're Not At The Beach

For nearly 50 years our family has been making the annual summer pilgrimage to the breathtaking National Seashore in Cape Cod, home of the freshest seafood, miles of (hopefully and usually) sunny beaches and high end boutiques and shops that promise to break any wallet. The trouble is I am allergic...

  • 10 Cape Cod Experiences Easy On Your Budget

    10 Cape Cod Experiences Easy On Your Budget

    A Cape Cod vacation can mean salt air, pretty-as-a-postcard villages, and some of the world's most beautiful beaches. It can also mean some big-ticket expenses. A week of lobster dinners, whale watches and souvenir shopping and suddenly your budget is melting faster than a hand-scooped cone at...

  • Navigating Spirit's 'Bare Fares' Requires Some Homework On 'Extras'

    Navigating Spirit's 'Bare Fares' Requires Some Homework On 'Extras'

    Flying doesn't get much love these days, and that's especially true for Spirit Airlines. Passengers complain about delayed and canceled flights, poor service, uncomfortable seats and extra fees for nearly everything including a cup of water. The airline ranked last, for the third year in a row,...

  • New England The Focus Of 'Weekends With Yankee' On CPTV

    New England The Focus Of 'Weekends With Yankee' On CPTV

    Think you know your way around the attractions and activities of New England? Tune in to a new public television series "Weekends With Yankee," and you might discover a whole new list of places to visit — most within a day's drive from Connecticut. The 13-episode documentary series premieres Sunday,...

  • 11 trips to take post-graduation

    11 trips to take post-graduation

    Congratulations, graduate! You climbed the steps of academia to receive your diploma. So what are you going to do now? So many thoughts, questions, hopes and dreams, and understandably so, but before (or while) you decide, take a trip. Any or all of these locations are ripe with fun activities...

  • World's best breweries

    World's best breweries

    Have you tapped out on your local craft beer scene? Looking for more frothy pastures? Lonely Planet created a travel guide for the beer connoisseur, complete with 32 countries across five continents and suggestions for the must-try libation. Here are some locales to get your trip rolling. (And...

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  • Boston Home To Vintage Clothing Haunts

    Boston Home To Vintage Clothing Haunts

    BOSTON — It's 10 a.m. on a Saturday morning and I'm on my hands and knees, crawling across a sea of clothes to reach a Harvard sweatshirt tangled between a striped sweater and pink fleece jacket. After separating it from the pile, I know I've scored and stuff it into my bag. A few feet away I spy...

  • Botticelli Exhibit At Boston's Museum Of Fine Arts Features Works New To U.S.

    Botticelli Exhibit At Boston's Museum Of Fine Arts Features Works New To U.S.

    BOSTON — A new exhibition of Sandro Botticelli's paintings, including some never seen in the U.S., will give museumgoers a glimpse into the artist's own search for sanctity. The show, "Botticelli and the Search for the Divine," has opened at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts. It showcases valuable works...

  • Catskills Spreads Fun Across Four New York Counties

    Catskills Spreads Fun Across Four New York Counties

    If you're heading to New York's Catskills this summer, get out your leg warmers and expect to have the time of your life. August marks the 30th anniversary of "Dirty Dancing," the 1987 movie set in a fictional Catskills lodge and starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey. The area is celebrating...

  • Nostalgia Draws Visitors To Closed Catskill Game Farm

    Nostalgia Draws Visitors To Closed Catskill Game Farm

    Oh yes, our family remembers the Catskill Game Farm well. Thanks to the miracle of cherished, vintage, 16-mm movie reels, we revisit those day trips to a must-go family vacation destination in Catskill, N.Y., reliving the sights of gentle but determined deer nosing their way into the baby carriage...

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  • A Non-Skier Finds Quaint, Quirky Fun In Vermont

    A Non-Skier Finds Quaint, Quirky Fun In Vermont

    NORWICH, VT — I hate winter. Thank you, but I'll pass on the slopes, rinks and trails. The lure of cocoa at a lodge can't compare to a pina colada on a Caribbean beach in February. So the thought of spending some time recently in central Vermont filled me with the dread of winter. I like Vermont,...

  • New England Celebrates Winter With Festivals

    New England Celebrates Winter With Festivals

    Don't give in to cabin fever. Cold weather doesn't have to mean staying indoors — especially in New England, where chilly temps and snow just add to the fun at February winter festivals. When you go, bring plenty of warm clothes — and, if you're brave enough, your bathing suit, since some of the...

  • Save With Mid-Week Discounts At New England Resorts

    Save With Mid-Week Discounts At New England Resorts

    Winter sports are just a few snowfalls away and resorts are gearing up for the season. The Old Farmer's Almanac predicts some New England areas will experience more snow and colder temperatures this year than last, which means ski areas will be offering plenty of deals to lure folks back to the...

  • Vermont Ski Resorts Add Recreation Options To Broaden Appeal

    Vermont Ski Resorts Add Recreation Options To Broaden Appeal

    Vermont ski resorts say they no longer panic at the prospect of mild, snowless winters thanks to other winter sports and activities many have added to broaden their appeal. Many of these destinations have diversified. From ice skating to snow cat adventures to water parks, northern resorts offer...

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