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  • Get to your lobster roll and blueberry pie faster by avoiding weekend traffic on the Maine Coast.

    Weekend traffic heading to the Maine Coast along its feeder roads, I–95 and U.S. 1, can be brutally frustrating, especially at the tollbooths. If you travel midweek instead (or outside of peak season), you won't find yourself nearly as stymied.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on August 01, 2011 at 1:00:00 AM EDT in Travel Tips
  • Top Things to Do with Kids in New England

    Taking the kids on a fall-foliage road-trip through New England this year? We've rounded up nine family-friendly attractions that are worth a detour along the way. You can visit New England's only beluga whale, drop by a working farm to see how cheese is made, learn about astronomy at a university planetarium, set foot on the historic landing spot of American pilgrims, and a lot more. Better yet, most of these memorable family experiences will cost less than a tank of gas.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on September 08, 2010 at 9:10:19 AM EDT in Trip Ideas Tagged: provence, Beer
  • Cape Cod's Best Clam Shacks

    If you are what you eat, then most Cape Codders would be a clam . . . or maybe a lobster roll. It should go without saying that a land named for a type of fish would abound with opportunities to sample tasty seafood, and Cape Cod does not disappoint.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on August 25, 2010 at 10:04:25 AM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • New England's 6 Best Beaches

    Long, wide beaches edge the New England coast from southern Maine to southern Connecticut, with dozens dotting the shores of Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket. The waters are at their warmest in August, though they’re cold even at the height of summer along much of Maine.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on July 22, 2010 at 12:30:32 AM EDT in Trip Ideas Tagged: cuisine, Zanzibar, amenities, Budapest
  • Get updates on fall foliage

    For updates on fall foliage conditions, call the National Forest Service's Fall Color Hotline at (800) 354-4595. But don't be surprised if you're too early or too late to see colors. Autumn color is a process not a single moment, and from the end of September to mid- to late October you can usually be guaranteed great colors somewhere in New England...

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on October 23, 2009 at 4:53:59 PM EDT in Travel Tips
  • 6 Fall Foliage Escapes

    Summer's over and you need something to look forward to, right? A quick trip out into the country makes the perfect antidote to the back-to-school blues. From Boston to Seattle, here are our favorite long weekend trips away from the major cities.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on September 02, 2009 at 3:28:19 PM EDT in Trip Ideas Tagged: zanzibar, Skincare, Amenities, Tuscany