Best of Downeast and the North Woods
- Where to Go
- The Best of Vermont
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- New, New England Dining
- Boston’s Artistic Expression
- Vermont Leaf Peeping
- Into the Wild
- Vermont Skiing at Its Best
- Visit Vermont’s Maple Sugar Shacks
- Connecticut for Kids
- Vermont’s Covered Bridges
- A Shore Thing
- Vermont with Kids
- Portland Maine Art Galleries
- Small-Town Flavor
- Connecticut’s Wine Trails
- New Hampshire’s Farmers Markets
- A Weekend of Vermont Art
- Family Matters
- Maine Wilderness Camps
- Vermont Cheddar Houses
- Connecticut Spas
Fort Knox and the Penobscot Narrows Observatory: Some historians credit the impenetrability of this fort to the fact that it was never attacked. . There’s no better view of it than from the 400-foot platform on the bridge next door.
Acadia National Park: It doesn’t get any more Maine than the breathtaking rocky coastline and spruce-covered mountains of this unique island paradise.
Stephen King Tour: The undisputed master of horror used the gritty town of Bangor as the backdrop for many a spine-tingling tale.
West Quoddy Head Light: The Downeast candy-striper is one of the most popular lighthouses in the East.
Moose Safari: There’s no better place to see these eight-foot giants than on the lake that bears their name, Moosehead.
Hiking Mount Katahdin: The northern end of the Appalachian Trail is an attractive day hike with a view of unfettered wilderness from the peak.
Canoeing the Allagash: Mile after mile of pine-lined riverbank greets those intrepid enough to tackled its rapids.
© Michael Blanding and Alexandra Hall from Moon New England, 2nd Edition