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Block Island sits out in the ocean between Montauk and Rhode Island, edged by soft sand beaches, sharp bluffs, and pebbled coves. Weathered shingle-style homes are tucked around the island and house the year-round population of 1,000. The refreshingly…

Newport, RI

Newport, Rhode Island is justifiably proud of its storied inheritance. The original colony was founded on principles of religious tolerance, so an embracing ethic and open-minded spirit are defining characteristics. In the 19th century, wealthy industrial families with names like Vanderbilt…

Viking Wine Festival

If you’re looking to add some spice to your winter, consider a visit to Newport, Rhode Island for the inaugural edition of the Viking Wine Festival. The Viking Hotel will hold a sequence of winemaker-hosted dinners featuring top personalities…

Providence

Despite its modest size, Providence’s culinary stage is displaying big city talent. You won’t find many chain restaurants here; Chef-owned eateries are the rule. This down-to-earth town’s restaurant etiquette welcomes the hungry with an unpretentious spirit. The sea is…

Newport Jazz Fest 2015

Blues travelers can rejoice now that the Newport Jazz Festival (one of our nine favorite summer festivals) has announced several hotel packages to make it easier and more affordable to stay and hear the artists play along the waterfront…

Providence Arts Festival

There’s always something brewing in Providence. Its riches include the provocative collection at the RISD Museum of Art and a culinary scene that rivals any in New England. If you crave innovation, imaginative WaterFire lights up the night with over…

Richmond fest

The northeast is a hotbed of summer music festivals. The following pitch-perfect events are all easy to reach without a car, so there’s nothing stopping you from enhancing your season with the sound of music. You’ll find a medley…

Wheatleigh

Whether you retreat to a Berkshires estate landscaped by Frederick Law Olmsted or to a new boutique inn on Shelter Island, the rooms at the following breathtaking destinations will quickly fill up with winter weary travelers—and you’ll want to be…

Marlowe

Spend less time planning a getaway and more time enjoying one this winter. These delightful digs—including a bohemian retreat on Long Island, a historic B&B in Connecticut, a boutique Cambridge hotel and something new just across the river in…