Preserved by salt air and a spirit of independent thinking, few places in America play the inspirational muse quite like New England.



Things to do in New England to get the real thing.

  • Visit Nunan’s Lobster Hut in Kennebunkport for a split-top roll swollen with fresh lobster meat

  • Drive the Old King’s Highway 6A in Cape Cod, from Sandwich to Provincetown

  • In summer, enjoy the Newport Folk Festival from the bow of an anchored sailboat

  • Town-hop the Berkshires, from MASS MoCA in North Adams to Walden hikes in Williamstown

  • Vermont’s Route 7 in the Champlain Valley for autumn views and apple orchards


"For anyone who lives in the oak-and-maple area of New England, there is a perennial temptation to plunge into a purple sea of adjectives about October."



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