New England Museums
Visit a New England Museum. What can be enjoyed by many different kinds of people? A tour of a one-of-a-kind Northeast Museum of course. With such a variety of museums here in New England, there is bound to be one that sparks your interest. You’ll find spectacular museums here – explore all the New England museums by visiting the links below. To feature your NE Attraction, contact us.
Vermont is home to many pleasantly unique museums. This includes such topics as Orvis fly fishing, covered bridges, precision machinery and tools, and maple sugaring. Vermont museums hold collections from people that were well-known either in the area or beyond. The Shelburne Museum, Fairbanks Museum, Hildene Estate, Billing’s Farm Museum and the Vermont Ski Museum in Stowe attract thousands of visitors every year. Vermont Museums also feature famous people like; Norman Rockwell, Electra Havemeyer Webb, Robert Todd Lincoln, “Snowflake” Bentley, and others. Find more Vermont Museums from VT LIVING.com.
Sugarbush Farm, 591 Sugarbush Farm Road, Woodstock, VT 05091
Sugarbush farm is located on a 550 acre hilltop outside of Woodstock Village. Visitors watch cheese production, year round maple tours, sample Sugarbush Farm cheeses and other Vermont products, including; Maple Products and Honey. You can walk the nature trail, see farm animals, and best of all free admission. The farm is located 3 miles off US Route 4 on Hillside Road, across from the Taftsville Bridge, 3 miles east of Woodstock. The Farm Store is open daily from 9:00am to 5:00pm.
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Green Mountain Rock Climbing Center, 223 Woodstock Ave. Rutland, VT and 68 Route 4, Woodstock, VT 05091
Green Mountain Rock Climbing Centers (GMRCC) invites you and your family to begin enjoying one of the most fun and exciting activities in Vermont. Climbing is a fun and rewarding sport, and believe it or not, it's as easy as climbing a ladder! We specialize in beginners and have a staff that knows how to instruct and support new climbers in a non-intimidating environment. Whether you're looking for something exciting for the kids or perhaps something new for yourself, GMRCC has it all. We are Vermont's highest quality climbing experience.
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Vermont Adventure Tours, 223 Woodstock Ave. Rutland, VT 05701
A full service one-stop adventure center. We have the experience, knowledge and equipment to take you to that place you've dreamed about in the New England wilderness. Whether you are interested in hiking, snowshoeing, rock climbing, ice climbing, mountain biking, survival, mountaineering, or a combination of adventures, we do it all. We have programs for beginners and experienced adventurers alike.
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Vermont Antique Mall, 5573 Woodstock Road, Quechee, VT 05059 | 802 281-4147
Located in the heart of Quechee Gorge Village, you’ll find our 17,000 square foot barn filled with antiques, vintage and collectable treasures. Come see the area’s largest selection, with hundreds of dealer booths and new stock daily. Nearby eateries and seasonal events make this a “must see” for all ages. Shop where the dealers shop! Open daily 10am – 5pm.
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Mountain View Farm Animal Sanctuary, 3383 Darling Hill Rd., E. Burke, VT 05832 | 802-626-9924
Visit Mountain View Farm Animal Sanctuary in Vermont to see our rescued animals and please consider making a donation to help us care for them. If you share our love for animals and would like to get more involved with MVFAS we would love to welcome you as a volunteer. Volunteers join us on the farm or from their homes offering their time and services to the sanctuary.
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Odyssey Events VT, 276 Laber Road, Bridgewater Corners, VT 05035 | 802-342-1513
Hands-on cooking classes offered by Chef Ted at his mountain top idyll. Discuss the many possibilities or choose from pre-scheduled classes. From pastas and pizzas to meats, seafoods, vegetables, and desserts. Learn then eat what you cook. BYOB.
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Robb Family Farm, 827 Ames Hill Road, Brattleboro, VT 05301 | 802-257-0163
Home of fine Vermont crafts. We produce the purest maple syrup you can find as well as a large assortment of fine hand-crafted treasures. Enjoy the scenic Vermont landscape and views from our shop. The Robb Family Country Shop is a family run business, consisting of a charming gift shop, farm events, mail order and baked goods by order. The shop is open throughout the year selling our own Vermont Maple Syrup, Vermont Maple Candy, Maple Syrup Party Favors, Gift Boxes, and Family Raised Beef. Sugarhouse Tours are offered year round.
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New Hampshire’s historical museums are filled with information not just about New Hampshire but the rest of New England as well. Some are rather specific in their historical topics such as skiing in New England, Scouting, and Native Americans. The Christa McAuliffe Planetarium & Museum in state capitol of Concord is a living memorial to the astronaut teacher from New Hampshire. The New Hampshire Museum Guide in NH Living will get to New Hampshire’s interesting museums and historical societies.
Alpine Adventures Zipline, 41 Main Street, Route 112, Lincoln, NH 03251
Don't miss it! Spectacular Adventure Tours, Zip Tours, Canopy Tours winter and summer. Try the longest, highest and fastest Zipline Canopy Tour in New England. Aerial Fun Park and continual updates will keep Alpine Adventure Tours at the forefront of outdoor adventure in New England.
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Best Western White Mountain Resort, 87 Wallace Hill Road, Franconia, NH 03580 | 603-823-7422
A distinct New Hampshire hotel where great accommodations and low discounted hotel rates are always found! Unique and charming, this White Mtn lodging facility is guest friendly, clean, comfortable and affordable. For Leisure, Holiday, Vacation, Business, Conference, or for Tour Bus operators this Franconia - Littleton New Hampshire hotel is the place for you and your family to stay for your White Mountain vacation.
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Polly's Pancake Parlor, 672 Route 17, Sugar Hill, NH 03585 | 603-823-6575
Polly's Pancake Parlor has been serving yummy home cooked meals for over 75 years. Enjoy a stack of Oatmeal Buttermilk, Buckwheat or Whole Wheat pancakes. Sit back and savor a waffle of your choice smothered in real New Hampshire maple syrup or come for lunch and have a slice of quiche made with local Harman's cheese. Shop for gifts, pancake mixes and NH Maple Syrup. Reservations taken on weekends.
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Holiday Inn Salem, 1 Keewaydin Dr., Salem, NH 03079. Ph: 603-893-5511. Ideally located in the suburbs of Boston, the Holiday Inn is situated in Salem's corporate business park, minutes from tax free shopping, golf courses, tennis, and area attractions. We're just one mile from Canobie Lake Amusement Park, the Rockingham Park, the Mall at Rockingham Park, and only 25 minutes from Manchester Airport.
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Sandy Martin Gallery, 15 S. Main Street, Wolfeboro, NH 03894 | 603-569-9890.
The Sandy Martin Gallery offers a dockside, Main Street, destination fine art gallery on Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro. Original oil paintings, watercolors, photographs, custom prints, and bronze sculputure depict the beauty of the Lakes Region by the artists who love it.
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rek'•lis brewing company, 2085 Main Street, Bethlehem, NH 03574 | 603-869-0167
Tiny brewery, big beers! Enjoy Craft IPA's, Great Food, Entertainment, Special Events. Check the website for specials. Thursday night Trivia. The never ending quest to quench the ‘thirst’, whether it’s on a bike, skis, or in a glass. This it where the passion comes from, it’s what rek'•lis is, this is us, and now it’s you... .
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Story Land, 850 Route 16, Glen, NH 03838 | 603-383-4186
Make new memoires and remember a few from your own childhood at Story Land in the heart of the White Mountains. A great NH getaway with loads of fun for all ages. 30 kid-friendly attractions - Tea Cups, Roller Coaster, Pirates Ship and much more. Visit Story Land and watch them smile! Story Land is Where Fantasy Lives!
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Maine has many wonderful museums. The various forms of transportation covered in a number of museums includes antique cars, trains, and ships. The Wells Auto Museum on Route 1 in Wells is a popular seasonal attraction. Maine is rich with coastal heritage from years at sea. Many museums celebrate this in a variety of ways such as covering the basics, talking about a key person, or discussing some other aspect such as ship building or the ports that were so used when shipping was key. Check the Maine Living Museum Guide for more unique Maine attractions.
Ogunquit Playhouse, 10 Main Street, US Route 1, Ogunquit, ME 03907 | 207-646-2402
America's Foremost Summer Theater began in a renovated garage in Ogunquit's town square in 1933. Ogunquit Playhouse is dedicated to producing the finest shows ever to appear on Broadway stages. Visit the web site to see this years show schedule and purchase tickets.
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York's Wild Kingdom, P.O. Box 1139, York Beach, ME 03910 | 207-363-4911
New England's Only Zoo AND Amusement Park. A family oriented zoo and amusement park conveniently located in York Beach, Maine. Stroll and view a large number of beautifully landscaped animal exhibits; numerous rides for all ages plus food and ice cream stands, gift shops and so more. A day of family fun and walking distance to a clean sandy beach! View dozens of live animals from near and far. Sorry, Pets are not allowed in the Zoo but are allowed (on leash) in the Amusement Park. Open Seasonally May-Sept. View website for details and hours.
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Maine Diner, 2265 Post Road (US Route 1),Wells, ME 04090 | 207-646-4441
Featured on "The Today Show", Phantom Gourmet, Guy Fieri's "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" and others. Maine blueberry pancakes, pies, lunch and dinner specials and more. World Famous Food Like Grandma Used To Make. Try Maine Diner's famous Lobster Pie, Seafood Chowder, Codfish Cakes. Breakfast anytime. Remember the Maine Gift Shoppe, Maine Products. Open Daily at 7AM..
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Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, 132 Botanical Gardens Drive, Off Barters Island Road, Boothbay, ME 04537 | 207-633-8000
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens is a natural wonder of shorefront on the mid-coast Maine. Stroll 270 acres through spectacular ornamental gardens and miles of waterfront and woodland trails. Beautiful foliage, plantings, impressive stonework, waterfalls and fountains, and scenic views. One of Maine's top attractions. The Gardens are open 9-5 April 15 - October 31 (open until 6 pm in July and August). There is a cafe and gift shop on site.
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From Boston’s Museum of Fine Art and Boston Childrens’ Museum to the Audobon Visual Arts Center in Canton and the Discovery Museum in Acton, there’s a broad range of Massachusetts museums to explore. You will be sure to find a museum in Massachusetts that appeals to all ages and all family members. The Massachusetts Museum Guide in MA Living will tell you more favorite New England Activities.
Delaney's Grille, 3 Country Club Road (Route 5) Holyoke, MA 01040 | 413-532-1800
The best steakhouse in Western Massachusetts. Delaney's Grill offers excellent fine dining for steak lovers, including filet mignon, Delmonico rib eye and delicious roast prime rib. They offer a great selection of fish, pork, chicken, gluten free and vegetarian options too. Delaney's Grill also offers beautiful private rooms for groups of 6 to 50. Don't forget about the infamous popovers!
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Visit Connecticut and enjoy world famous museums and art. Gain a wealth of knowledge with a visit to a CT museum. You could learn about mostly anything; from clock making and trolleys, to American maritime history, or the history of the Constitution State itself. Connecticut museums are rich in history and worthy of a special visit. The Peabody Museum in New Haven features an extensive collection of dinosaur fossils. Yale Art Museum is one of the most interesting Art Museums in the world. You can view Picasso, Rembrandt, Renoir and many other famous artists. Admission is free to the Yale Art Museum in New Haven. The Elm City is also home of an interesting museum – the Knights of Columbus Museum in downtown New Haven. The Connecticut Museum Guide in CT Living lists museums by region.
Avellino's Italian Restaurant, 1813 Post Road, Fairfield, CT 06824 | 203-254-2339
Just a short walk from great shops and downtown Fairfield businesses. Come in and enjoy true Italian cuisine at this cozy trattoria. Enjoy Lunch, Dinner or a wonderful meal to take out after a busy day of work or play.
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USS Chowder Pot III | 560 East Main St., Branford, CT 06405 | 203-481-2356
Enjoy award winning seafood, slow roasted prime rib and USDA Choice steak. Chowder Pot III has two large dining rooms, air-cooled patio and a very popular Captain's Lounge featuring an amazing raw bar. Happy Hour Mon-Fri, 3:30p-6p. Chowder Pot III has won numerous awards from Connecticut Magazine and for 17 years in a row been voted Best Seafood by the New Haven Advocate. Pick out your own live lobster - 1-15 lbs.!
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Michael's Trattoria, 344 Center St., Wallingford, CT 06492 | 203-269-5303
Award-winning Italian Specialties - Parmigiana, Zuppa Di Pesce, Pasta, Chicken, Veal, Steak, and Seafood served 7 days a week in a relaxed atmosphere. Begin with fresh baked bread served with Michael's own amazing Virgin Olive Oil Dip and complete your meal with Chef-made Banana Cream Pie or fresh-filled Canoli's. Indoor/outdoor dining. Pizza available in the Bar/Lounge or take out only. Catering and In-House Luncheons for up to 40 people available. Michael's Trattoria has served the Wallingford community for more than 24 years.
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Rhode Island Museums
From the Whitehall Museum House in Middletown to the National Museum of American Illustration and the Museum of Yachting in Newport, there’s a broad range of Rhode Island museums to explore. A visit to the “Ocean State” of Rhode Island offers a variety of museums, activities and attractions.