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Insight Guides: New England By Insight Guides

Insight Guides: New England by Insight Guides

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This fully updated new edition brings New England's people and places to life, at the turn of a page, by combining full-colour photography and detailed maps with comprehensive and insightful text. It features in-depth explorations of major attractions, history and culture, along with practical tips on accommodation, eating out and more.

Insight Guides: New England Summary

Insight Guides: New England by Insight Guides

This fully updated new edition features illuminating text written by expert, local writers alongside inspiring full-colour photography that brings New England's people and places to life, at the turn of a page. The top attractions are highlighted to help you plan your trip priorities and a brand new 'Editor's Choice' section reveals the author's inside take on quirky and interesting things to do, including many exclusive experiences. A location finder is printed on the front cover flap which makes this guide ideal for on-the-spot reference and also serves as a handy bookmark. From Boston to Bar Harbour, and from the beaches of Cape Cod to the pine forests of Maine, the in-depth 'Places' section covers the entire region state-by-state, with all the principal sites cross-referenced by number to the accompanying full-colour maps. Additional maps inside the front and back covers enable instant orientation and easy navigation. Attractive colour-coded sections make the guide extremely easy to use, whether you want to read the full narrative, or simply dip in and out. Fascinating features explore everything from the 'Birth of a Nation', to the traditions and cultural attractions that have shaped this region into what it is today, including its people and wildlife. There are also special photo features on Boston's Freedom Trail and the Museum of Fine Arts. A comprehensive 'Travel Tips' section provides a wealth of practical information, covering transport, climate, shopping, health, accommodation for all budgets and activities for all interests, including an A-Z section of essential tips and useful contact telephone numbers. The unique combination of insightful exploration alongside practical advice means that this guide truly is a pleasure to read before, during and after your visit.

Table of Contents

Introduction: America's Attic; People of New England. History: Decisive Dates; Beginnings; Birth of a Nation; Decline and Revival. Features: The Maritime Tradition; The Puritan Tradition; The Literary Tradition; The Education Tradition; The Tradition of Good Food; The Architectural Tradition. Photo Features: Living History; The Diner; Boston's Freedom Trail; Museum of Fine Arts; Newport Mansions; Wildlife. Places: Introduction; Boston, MA; Cambridge, MA; North of Boston; West of Boston; South of Boston; Cape Cod and the Islands; Central Massachusetts; Pioneer Valley; The Berkshires; Rhode Island; Connecticut; Vermont; New Hampshire; Maine. Information Panels: The Shakers; Sporting Traditions; Salem's Witches; Nantucket's Stormy Past; Whale Watching; Active Vacations; The Coming of the Casinos; Covered Bridges; The Ski Scene; The Fall. Travel Tips: Transportation; Accomodations; Activities; Shopping; A-Z: Practical Information. Maps: New England; Boston, MA; Cambridge, MA; Boston Daytrips; Salem, MA; Lexington & Concord; Plymouth, MA; Cape Cod & the Islands, and Princetown; Central Massachusetts; Worcester, MA; Pioneer Valley; Springfield, MA; The Berkshires; Rhode Island; Providence, RI; Newport, RI; Connecticut; Hartford, CT; Vermont and New Hampshire; Burlington, VT; Portsmouth, NH; Manchester, NH; Maine; Portland, ME; Mount Desert Island; Boston Subway; Inside front cover: New England; Inside back cover: Boston.

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Insight Guides: New England by Insight Guides
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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