New England Trifecta: Arty Weekend Getaway
The 60-something mile stretch where route 1A hugs northern Massachusetts, clips New Hampshire and meanders into Maine is a magical trail of craggy seascapes, dotted with manses that beg to inspire opulent ghost stories. This trifecta of seaside towns—Rockport, MA, Portsmouth, NH and Kittery, ME—make for a sweet 6-7 hour sojourn from New York, filled with quaint inns, great eats and vibrant artist colonies well worth exploring over a long weekend.
Insider’s Guide To Eating Like A Townie In Boston
Top Chef might be based there this season, but some of Boston's best grub isn't likely to be featured. If you find yourself in Boston this winter, dodge the costly tourist traps—instead, indulge in the delicious, down-to-earth, local fare offered on this carefully curated shortlist of Boston's most beloved institutions, proudly assembled for you by this "townie."