The history and bricklaid beauty of Boston is easy to enjoy. Follow the Freedom Trail past Old North Church, Paul Revere Park, Fanieul Hall, the Commons, Old Ironsides and more landmarks of America's birth. Across the Charles River is Cambridge and Harvard. Venture to Marblehead and Salem to the south, or Lexington and Concord to the north. Back in town, have clam chowder at the warf or great Italian food in North End.
Stowe joins elite company as a four season. world class resort destination. Stowe lodging includes more than 65 luxury resorts, spas, romantic country inns, and B&Bs. The town has won more awards for culinary excellence than any New England town of similar size. Every one of Stowe's 100 shops and boutiques is unique and owner-operated - not a franchise to be found. Visitors have flocked to Stowe for years to hike, bike, fish, sightsee, golf, play tennis and more. Fall foliage is unparalleled. Stowe's famous winter alllows skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and cross country skiing. Majestic Mt. Mansfield is Vermont's highest peak and one of the world's most famous ski and snowboarding mountains offering the finest above-timberline hiking in Vermont. From Mansfield's summit, visitors can see three states, two countries, and Great Champlain Lake. The historical and charming Stowe village is where guests find shopping, music, theater, and much more. The Stowe Experience: one great mountain, one magic town. Unforgettable.
North Conway is nestled along the White Mountain National Forest and the tallest peak on the East Coast, Mt. Washington. Outdoors activities are never-ending, such as skiing, hiking, camping and canoeing. After a day in the rugged outdoors, enjoy shopping and dining at the many local shops and eateries.
Maine's largest city, Portland is known for its stately elms, historic homes and restored waterfront area. Considered the gateway to "Down East" Maine, this coastal city is a great spot to enjoy Maine lobster fresh from the sea. Visit Longfellow's boyhood home or explore Portland Headlight, the oldest lighthouse in constant use today. Nearby is Freeport, home of a large selection of discount and outlet stores.
Two roads lead to Williamstown which are of romantic beauty. One is old stage-road through New Ashford and lovely valley of South Williamstown. A deliciously cool stream parallels the road with the ruins of the old saw-mill and the curious abyss of Baker's Cave with springs at the bottom. The other Old Path to Williamstown is more rugged and goes through Cheshire within view of Fort Massachusetts. Cheshire, where President Jefferson's huge Cheshire cheese was created, is among the mountains. Berkshire's first Baptist church stood on Stafford's Hill (with glorious views). Charms belie prosaic Pork Lane. The town's fine statue of McKinley is a memory of his visit. Famous Old Notch road leads to North Adams. Excursions from "Tunnel City" obtain a bird's-eye view of Greylock and the inter-clustered mountains and Natural Bridge on Hudson Brook, with its marble pool. Hike the Indian's Forbidden Mountain. Visit Hoosac Valley and the pastures of northwestern Berkshire. See marble-caverns and sweet paths that lead to Aurora's lake.