The Best Places to Watch Portsmouth NH’s Parade of Sail

The Best Places to Watch Portsmouth NH's Parade of Sail

The first Portsmouth Parade of Sail in two years is set to unfurl Thursday morning at the mouth of the Piscataqua River. The Kalmar Nickel, Spirit of Bermuda, and Lynx will be the center of a weekend full of activities presented by Sail Portsmouth, many of which are ticketed and already sold out. Although there … Read more

How to explore New England’s most magnificent historic homes

How to explore New England's most magnificent historic homes

If walls could talk: Open marriages, the fortunes (and follies) of powerful men and great literary works are baked into the historic homes that riddle New England. This summer, many well-known and lesser-known mansions (but nonetheless significant) spreads are open to visitors to tour — and even to sleep in. Novelist Edith Wharton (of “The … Read more

Mt. Washington is Truly a Must-Visit New England Destination

Mt. Washington is Truly a Must-Visit New England Destination

The Tourist Trap, Trap I, like so many others that grew up in New England, have fallen into the tourist trap, trap. What I mean by that is that our area has a ton of incredible sights, experiences, and events that we often ignore because we think they’ll be crowded or commercialized. Or we simply … Read more