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CONNECTICUT


Dining In Connecticut

CONNECTICUT VALLEY
A great DAY TRIP or Over-Nighter or even a Mini Vacation. Lot's to do and see. Air museum, Copper mine prison, Six Flags amusements and water park and more. A huge choice of accomodations and restaurants.

BROOKLYN, CT

Creamery Brook Bison Farm
19 Purvis Rd. Brooklyn, CT 06234
(860) 779-0837 Fax: (860) 779-0126
email: dtanner2@mindspring.com 
Walking Tours, Wagon Tours, Ice Cream Stand and BISON Meat Market
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Hartford

The Mark Twain House and Museum
351 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, CT 06105
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MYSTIC, CT

The Mystic Aquariaum
Mystic Seaport
Olde Mistic Village
Historic Downtown Mystic

B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill
North Stonington Road, Mystic, CT
(860) 536-3354
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Nearby Casinos
Foxwoods Resort Casino | Mohegan Sun Casino

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Mystic Area Dining Guide
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Connecticut Vineyards
Winery Tours, Tastings and Shops
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MAINE

Dining In Maine

,FONT SIZE=+1FACE=CHICAGO> Boothbay Harbor (3 hours from Boston)

Boothbay Harbor Region Chamber Of Commerce
Rt 27, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
(207) 633-2353

*** Brown's Wharf Inn
107 Atlantic Avenue, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
(800) 334-8110
Harbor view from thir wharf Restaurant
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***Cabbage Island Clambake
Call for reservations 207 633 7200
Authentic Douneast Clambake includes 1 hour harbor tour and 2 hours on Cabbage island. 2 lobsters, steamed clams, corn onthe cob, onion, potato, egg and blueberry cake. All for $37.50. A great day trip.
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The Carousel Music Theater
Townsend Avenue - Boothbay Harbor, Maine 04538
207-633-5297 or in Maine 800-757-5297 or carousel@mint.net
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*** Fisherman's Wharf Inn
40 Commercial St Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
(207-633-5090) (800-628-6872)
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*** Tugboat Inn & Restaurant
100 Commercial St Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
(207-633-4434)
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Freeport


The Desert of Maine
Only 2 miles off Rte. 95, Take Exit 19. 95 Desert Rd. Freeport, ME 04032
(207) 865-6962
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FREEPORT, home of LL BEAN
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Be sure to also visit YARMOUTH, ME just south of Freeport. (See below)
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Kittery, ME
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Ogunquit, ME

Portland, ME

Rockland


WindJammer Cruises
13 ships. 1 to 10 day cruises
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Maine Lobster Festival
Every August , Harbor Park, Rockland
1 800 LOB CLAW
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YARMOUTH


Yarmouth Clam festival
Every July in Yarmouth, ME
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2 DeLorme Drive, Exit 17, I-95, Yarmouth, ME (Just south of Freeport)
1-800-642-0970
100,00 square ft. facility features a 42 foot diameter rotating globe in the lobby. Gifts, books, t-shirts and ofcourse, MAPS.
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Just North of Yarmouth is FREEPORT, home of
Moxie Outdoor Adventures
CrabApple Whitewater
Northern Outdoors

Greenbrier River
Outdoor Adventures

Free Catalog
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Maine
Vineyards
Winery Tours, Tastings and Shops
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MASSACHUSETTS
Greater Boston | North Shore | South Shore |
Cape Cod | Central Mass | Western Mass

Dining In Massachusetts

 

Greater Boston

Bike Maps for Eastern Massachusetts
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Boston, National Park Service
Freedom Trail Tours
Free Daily Ranger Guided 90 minute walking tours of Historic Boston.
NPS Visitors Center, State and Devonshire Streets.
617 242 5642
Mon-Fri 2 pm - Sat-Sun 10 am, 11 am, 2 pm and 3 pm
Virtual Freedon Trail Tour
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Fanueil Hall / Quincy Market

Faneuil Hall Marketplace
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Dining in the Fanueil Hall / Quincy Market Area
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May - October
Boston Walking Tours
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Boston's North End

The Paul Revere House
19 North Square *In the North End) Boston, MA 02113
(617) 523-2338
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Boston's North End Market Tour
Six Charter Street, Boston,śMAś02113 (617) 523-6032
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Dining in the North End
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Boston's South End
Arts Community

Tristan Govignon, Sculptor
49 Wareham Street #2, Boston, MA 02118
617-921-4915
tgovignon@aol.com

David Josef
59 Wareham Street, Boston, MA 02118
617-350-8850

South End Open Market

Sheila Grove, Washington Gateway
40 Waltham Street, Boston, MA 02118
617-542-1234

Tom Powers, Light Power
59A Wareham Street, Boston, MA
617-423-9790 D

Dining in the South End
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Boston's Waterfront Boston's Waterfront Area
Aquaarium, Dining, Harbor Tours, Faneuil Hall MarketPlace, Quincy Market and more.
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BROOKLINE

Larz Anderson Auto Museum
(Museum of Transportation)

15 Newton Street, Brookline, MA 02445
617-522-6547
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CAMBRIDGE

Museum of Science
Cambridge, MA ``````````````````````````````````````````````
617 723 2500
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Dining in Cambridge
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Charlestown

Bunker Hill Monument
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USS Constitution (Old Ironsides)
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Dining in Charlestown
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North Shore


North Shore Attractions

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BEVERLY

Beverly Historical Society & Museum
117 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA 01915
(978) 922-1186
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30 Artisan Spaces * Retail Gallery
Redbrick -- A Space To Create
95 Rantoul Street, Beverly, MA 01915
978-927-5615
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Sedgewick Gardens at Long Hill
572 Essex Street, Beverly. Daily 8am to sunset. Free guided tours.
Two miles of trails and gardens.
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Le Grand David and His Own Spectacular Magic Show
Cabot Street Theatre, Beverly, MA
(978)927-3677

HAMILTON

Appleton Farms
Highland Street, Hamilton, MA
Free Daily Sunrise - Sunset. Oldest continuously operared farm in Massachusetts.
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IPSWICH

ARGILLA ROAD, IPSWICH MA
The Crane Estate "Castle Hill" Great House and GardenTours * Crane Beach * Russels Orchars

Crane Estate "Castle Hill" Tours
Argilla Road, Ipswich. Daily 8am - sunset.
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CRANE BEACH - Miles of pristine deep white sand. Open daily 8am to sunset. Snack bar, rest rooms and outdoor showers. Parking $10. wekdays, $20 weekends and holidays. 978 356 4351
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Russell Orchards, Ipswich
Farm Stand, bakery, donuts and cider, Richardson's Ice Cream, Winery, animals and more.
On the road to Cranes Beach, Argilla Road, in Ipswich. 978 356 5366
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Historic Salem, MA
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Waltham, MA
Activities * Dining
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South Shore

Bike Maps for Eastern Massachusetts
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BROCKTON, MA

Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA, (508) 588-6000
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NATICK

Marino's Lookout Farm, Natick
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Historic New Bedford, MAs
A city, rich in whaleing history. Wonderfully restored whaling district right down to its cobblestone paved streets.
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WRENTHAM

Wrentham Village
Premium Outlets
1 PremiumOutlets Blvd., Wrentham, MA 02093, Exit 15, Route I-495N
508 384 0600
170 Strores * Open 7 days at 10am

While your here be sure to DINE at either Luciano's Italian Restaurant or Ruby Tuesday's.
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Cape Cod


CAPE COD DINING GUIDE

Bike Maps for Cape Cod Massachusetts
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Cape Cod Vacation Rentals
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BARNSTABLE

West Barnstable Tables
Route 149 in WestBarnstable (3/4 miles north of exit 5).
508-362-2676
Richard Kiusalas creates furniture from old salvaged wood.
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BREWSTER

Cape Cod Museum Of Natural History
869 Route 6A, Brewster, MS 02631
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COHASSET


South Shore Music Circus

Cohasset, MA

Colhasset Dining
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HYANNIS

Cape Cod Potato Chip Factory Tours
Hyannis, MA
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Cape Cod Central Railroad
Scenic tours, Dinner rides and more
252 Main Street, Hyannis,śMAś02601
(508) 771-3800
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JFK Museum
Main Street, Hyannis, MA

Toad Hall Classic Sports Car Museum at the Simmons Homestead Inn
288 Scudder Avenue, Hyannis Port, MA 02647
508-778-4934
E-mail us at: ToadHallCars@aol.com

SANDWICH

The Heritag3e Plantation
100 acres of Gardens, Woodlands. A hand carved Carousel, Military Museum, Auto Museum, Art Museum,Tours & Programs,Museum Store and special events.
Located just 3 miles from sagamore Bridge in Sandwich.
508 888 3300
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TRURO

Atlantic Spice Company
2 Shore Rd. PO Box 205, North Truro, MA 02652
1-800-316-7965
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Outer Reach Resort
Located within the National Seashore Park. 12 acres of ocean front views. Pet friendly.
*** Restaurants, pool, tennisbeach trails and ninutes to P-Town.
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YARMOUTH

Edward Gorey House
8 Strawberry Lane, Yarmouthport, MA 02675
(508) 362-3909
Located off of Route 6A on the Yarmouthport Common.
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Central Mass

Bike Maps for Central Massachusetts
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Johnny Appleseed Trail
Located in North Central Massachusetts. Scenic Route 2
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STURBRIDGE

Old Sturbridge Village
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Western Mass

Western Massachusetts

 

Pioneer Valey

DEERFIELD/SOUTH DEERFIELD, MA

Historic Deerfield
Deerfield, MA
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Mount Sugarloaf State Reservation
Rte. 116, S. Deerfield
413 545-5993
Mt. Sugarloaf offers a commanding view of the Connecticut River, the Pioneer Valley, and the Pelham and Berkshire Hills.
Accessible Scenic Vista, Hiking, Picnicking, Restrooms, Scenic Viewing Area.
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Chandler's Tavern
25 Greenfield Road, South Deerfield, MA 01373
(413) 665-1277 Open from 10:30am to 5to 8:00pm Sunday through Thursday, and "til 9:30pm on Fri & Sat.
Located behind Yankee Candle

Yankee Candle Company
Route 5, South Deerfield, MA 01373
(413) 665 2929
80,000 feet of retail space, a restaurant and a car museum,
open every day of the year from 9:30am to 6:00pm except Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Directions FROM POINTS EAST or WEST - Take I-90 to I-91Northbound, follow I-91 to
Massachusetts Exit 24 to Rt. 5 North. The Yankee Candle Company will be 1/3 mile ahead on your left.
Destination day trip - 2 1/2 hours from Boston

GREENFIELD, MA

Old Greenfield Village
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HADLEY/SOUTH HADLEY MA  

 >b?J. A. Skinner State Park
Rte. 47, Hadley
413 586-0350
* 390-acre Skinner State Park on top of Mount Holyoke offers breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley. The summit is accessible by road from April through November, and by hiking trails year-round. The Summit House, a popular mountaintop hotel in the 1800's, is open for tours and programs on weekends and holidays from Memorial Day through Columbus Day, offering historical displays and special events.
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Lady Bea River Cruise
Brunelle's Marina, South Hadley, Mass.
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HOLYOKE, MA

 Mount Tom State Reservation
125 Reservation Rd., Rte. 5 Holyoke, MA
413 534-1186
* Mt. Tom boasts an unparalleled view of the Connecticut Valley north and south, the Berkshire mountains to the west and the Pelham hills to the east. This 2,082 acre facility offers 20 miles of hiking and walking trails; picnicking; canoeing and fishing on Lake Bray and cross country skiing and ice skating in the winter. Mt. Tom also offers a children's play area.
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GOSHEN, MA

Look Park
Northampton, Mass.
STEAMER RAILROAD * PEDAL BOATS * MINIATURE GOLF * BUMPER BOATS * PICNIC STORE * THE CHRISTENSON ZOO * PLAYGROUNDS * WALKING PATH 1.2-mile scenic path around the Park * WATER SPRAY PARK
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TURNERS FALLS, MA

>b?Great Falls Discovery Center
Turners Falls, MA
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The Berkshires

Visit the Berkshires
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LENOX, MA

A Berkshire Escape
Lenox, home ot Tanglewood, the theater,s and dance. Visit spas, museums, and galleries. shop, dine and relax ina romantic inn or resort
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Berkshire Scenic Railroad Tour and Museum
Willow Creek Road, Lenox, MA * (413) 637-2210
A non profit museum celebrating railroading in the Berkshires since 1984 now offers a 2 1/2 hours, 20 mile roundtrip tour of the Berksshires. Open Weekends and Holidays June through October. Passengers can board in Lenox at 10am and 1:30pm.
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Dine in Lenox | Stockbridge

SPRINGFIELD, MA

Basketball Hall of Fame
Springfield, MA
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Springfield Museums
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Berkshire Summer Entertainment


Barington Stage Company Consolati Performing Arts Center, Sheffield, MA
413 5288888
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Berkshire Music Festival, in August at the Ski Butternut Basin in Great Barrington, MA.
877 421FESTS.
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The Guthrie Center, Great Barrington, MA
413 528 1955
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Berkshire Opera Company, Pittsfield, MA
413 442 9955
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Massachusetts
Vineyards
Winery Tours, Tastings and Shops
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Portland, Maine

 

Dining in Portland
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Portland's Old Port District
Located on Exchange, Middle and Fore Streets.
Scores of Unique Gifts, Home Furnishings, Art Galleries, Restaurants and much more.
Parking Lots and Rest Stations
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Museums

Portland Museum of Art
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Portland Harbor Maaritime Museum
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Arts
Portland Stage Company
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Portland Symphony Orchestra
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Space Gallery
207-828-5600
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Sports
Portland Seadogs
207 874 9300
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