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Lesser-Known Attractions In Top 5 Maine Coast Tourist Towns

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 07.07.2016 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Travelers who seek a stereotypic Maine experience - lobsters, lighthouses, whale watching, craggy coastline, panoramic ocean vistas - but are allergic...

Seventeen Best Attractions in Maine's Inland Cities

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 11.09.2015 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Many scenes in King's books are drawn from actual attractions and places here. But perhaps the most popular of King's "sites" is his deep coral colored Victorian home, fenced in by black wrought iron spider webs, bats and a big capital K on hefty gates.

Shopping Newbury: A Girlfriend Getaway on Boston's Iconic Street

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 08.05.2015 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

It's no surprise that our lives have paralleled the ups and downs of "Boston's most enchanting street with eight blocks filled with salons, boutiques, and fabulous dining," as the district touts itself.

Top 16 Things to Do In Unsung Waterfront Southern Maryland

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 07.09.2016 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

With the country's first Catholic Settlement, the State's first Biological Lab, an important archeological conservation lab, a Naval Air Station, ancient fossils for the taking, incredible kayaking and a burgeoning food scene, this unsung, but incredibly important region -- within an hour's drive of Washington D.C. -- won't be unsung for long.

Top 12 Hot Spots: Wine-Related and Otherwise in Emerging Finger Lakes, NY

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 09.14.2014 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

There are now over 200 wineries throughout the Finger Lakes, and some have been gaining admirers in New York City restaurants and throughout the world. All this attention and these recent awards seem to have bewildered local winemakers, who have been practicing their craft for years.

12 Top Picks in Princeton, NJ

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 06.15.2014 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

There's so much more to Princeton and its environs than just the university. Come for a few days, and though your IQ might not rise to the level of former resident Albert Einstein's, you're sure to have great meals and great fun.

Springfield, Mass.: Oh, the Places You Don't Know

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 01.26.2014 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

For travelers who believe Springfield to be a one-stop wonder, think again.