Drawn by the pines, granite shores, fresh lobster and stunning views from Cadillac Mountain, captains of industry once kept summer homes here. The charming little town, and all the rest, remain. And the rocky boulder beaches on its shoreline are now Acadia National Park, a preserved expanse of vintage Down East scenery.
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.
New York City
New York City is a captivating, awesome, and glamorous empire. There are countless museums, theaters, restaurants, parks and towering skyscrapers. It is a shopping capital of the world. In midtown Manhattan are most of the designer boutiques; Fifth and Madison Avenues are locations of such world-renowned department stores as Bergdorf Goodman, Lord & Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue. FAO Schwartz is one of the largest toy stores in the world. New York is also a world-class culinary experience - with pockets of ethnic restaurants: Chinatown, Little Italy, Little India and Little Brazil. The famous Statue of Liberty sculpture symbolizing the American Dream can be reached by ferry from Battery Park. Once the first stop for over 12 million immigrants, Ellis Island now houses the Museum of Immigration, including the American Immigrant Wall of Honor. The Art Deco Empire State Building is one of the world's best-loved skyscrapers with two observation decks. Also take time to visit the Chrysler Building, Radio City Music Hall, and St. Patrick’s Cathedral.
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.
The last town to be granted under the English provincial government, Whitefield was granted on July 4, 1774, exactly two years before the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was named for George Whitefield, a famous English evangelist, and friends of the Earl of Dartmouth. Early grantees included Jeremy Belknap, historian, and John Langdon, who succeeded John Wentworth as governor. Whitefiled hosts a variety of activities year round. In summer enjoy the many municipal parks and campgrounds. Fall will bring beautiful fall foliage along with the hunting and fishing seasons. Winter is characterized with cross country skiing and snowmobile trails.
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