Travel: New England

Get stories on Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.

At L.L. Bean’s flagship store, learn to snowshoe against the backdrop of a Maine winter
The perfect schoolroom for a private class on snowshoes.
 
Toy animals come to life on a factory tour of the Vermont Teddy Bear Company
(The Washington Post, November 3, 2016; 2:47 PM)
 
On a Jeep tour of Stockbridge, Mass., it’s all easy on the eyes. Maybe too easy.
(The Washington Post, June 30, 2016; 5:35 PM)
 
Sometimes the most challenging travel destination is your own home town
(The Washington Post, June 2, 2016; 6:51 PM)
 
From Georgia to Maine: What I learned on a 6-month hike along the Appalachian Trail
(The Washington Post, February 18, 2016; 5:44 PM)
 
My ‘babymoon’ in Vermont: One last chance to relax — and reflect — before the baby comes
(The Washington Post, February 11, 2016; 2:04 PM)
 
‘America’s oldest ski shop’ is a New Hampshire landmark
(The Washington Post, December 3, 2015; 7:21 PM)
 
In Plymouth, Mass., the Thanksgiving story takes on a new reality
(The Washington Post, November 19, 2015; 7:11 PM)
 
Maine’s Acadia National Park and its sunrise-watchers
(The Washington Post, October 1, 2015; 7:27 PM)
 
Maine’s Cushing Island delivers a whole lot of wonderful nothing
(The Washington Post, August 20, 2015; 6:50 PM)
 
I am woman. Watch me snowshoe.
(The Washington Post, March 19, 2015; 7:53 PM)
 
In artists’ studios in coastal Maine, a glimpse at creativity’s interiors
(The Washington Post, November 20, 2014; 7:28 PM)
 
Isles of Shoals: Gulls and gardens in New England
(The Washington Post, July 25, 2013; 6:31 PM)
 
125 years of hut-to-hut hiking in New Hampshire’s White Mountains
(The Washington Post, July 18, 2013; 6:59 PM)
 
A bike tour of Vermont’s Lake Champlain Islands
(The Washington Post, July 18, 2013; 6:55 PM)
 
The Impulsive Traveler: Forget the green beer, and try a Boston cocktail
(The Washington Post, March 14, 2013; 6:35 PM)
 
Side Order: In Vermont, one bridge falls, another rises
(The Washington Post, February 21, 2013; 7:03 PM)
 
NYLO Warwick/Providence: A boutique hotel on the fringe
(The Washington Post, February 14, 2013; 6:50 PM)
 
Bed Check: A labyrinthine, low-key New England hotel
(The Washington Post, January 17, 2013; 6:35 PM)
 
In Maine, follow that moose
(The Washington Post, January 3, 2013; 6:05 PM)
 
A crafts explosion in Somerville, Mass.
(The Washington Post, December 20, 2012; 5:21 PM)
 
The Impulsive Traveler: The many flavors of Portland, Maine
(The Washington Post, October 19, 2012; 3:58 PM)
 
The Thimble Islands of Connecticut, cute as a button
(The Washington Post, September 7, 2012; 11:56 AM)
 
At a Boston museum, the anti-tax cry echoes again
(The Washington Post, August 17, 2012; 11:32 AM)
 
Dog heaven in Vermont
(The Washington Post, August 10, 2012; 4:22 PM)
 
Vermont’s country roads, taking you home
(The Washington Post, August 10, 2012; 4:18 PM)
 
The Impulsive Traveler: Skiing on the beach? In Cape Elizabeth, Maine, you bet.
(The Washington Post, January 27, 2012; 10:09 AM)
 
Impulsive Traveler: In Massachusetts, Kringle Candle store rivals Yankee Candle
(The Washington Post, December 30, 2011; 3:42 PM)
 
Postcard from Tom: A trio of welcoming Boston eateries
(The Washington Post, October 20, 2011; 10:29 PM)
 
Connecticut Shore Hop
(The Washington Post, September 23, 2011; 2:32 PM)
 
A weekend in Woods Hole, Mass.
(The Washington Post, September 2, 2011; 12:49 PM)
 
For volunteers, a week on the Appalachian Trail is backbreakingly satisfying
(The Washington Post, September 2, 2011; 10:38 AM)
 
The Impulsive Traveler: Exploring the ages in Glastonbury, Conn.
(The Washington Post, July 1, 2011; 3:16 PM)
 
The Impulsive Traveler: The hidden pleasures of the secondhand bookstore
(The Washington Post, June 3, 2011; 3:22 PM)
 
Going Our Way: An East Coast vacation for a military family
(The Washington Post, May 13, 2011; 1:49 PM)
 
The Impulsive Traveler: Getting a new perspective on gritty Manchester, N.H.
(The Washington Post, April 29, 2011; 3:21 PM)