Historic Towns and Leisure Destinations in New England
“ With the New Englander, resident, expatriate, or descendant, the charm of New England does not have to be stated. It is chiefly quality rather than condition, and does not come easily within the limits of spoken or written words”. - George French. An except from a circa 1911 Boston Chamber of Commerce book.
When one passes Old City Hall in Boston, I feels more like you’re in Europe than in Boston; I cherish living in New England even more, and I think these photos prove my point.
As a prelude to the Hallmark Channel showcasing the Charlotte Inn in a Godwink Christmas, here is beautiful photographic tour of our visit to the Charlotte Inn, in Edgartown, Martha’s Vineyard. One of New England’s iconic luxury inns.
In the summertime, downtown Portsmouth is busy, especially with tourists, but in the winter, storefront windows are decorated with holiday finery, shoppers enjoy popping in and out of quaint boutiques, and the Christmas decorations on many of the antique homes is simply magical.
A visit to Wickford, Rhode Island during the Christmas holiday. A quaint New England waterfront town full of antique homes and quaint shops.
A photo tour of the doors and homes of Beacon Hill dressed for Christmas in New England
A New England luxury travel destination. It was 2016, on a chilly November day, when I first visited Ocean House. I was driving along Ocean View Highway, the coastal route to Watch Hill, RI, and I was looking ahead on each twist and turn in the road looking for the iconic yellow building I kept seeing in photos.
History and photos of one of Salem’s historic homes - The House of Seven Gables in Salem, Massachusetts
A visit to the oldest candy company in America.
A quick stop at the Red Lion Inn for a quick bite to eat.
During the cold winter days here in New England, I like to revisit and share some of my summer travel photos. This is the sunken garden at Highfield Hall in Falmouth, MA, which is located on Cape Cod.
New England lifestyle brands and products for your home, entertaining, and travel.
The General Artemas Ward Museum in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
A list of Mayflower passengers and some well known descendants. Are you possibly related?
A Christmas weekend on Cape Cod in Osterville, MA
How to make Sugar Cookies with Royal Icing
Foliage to Feast - places to eat in New England during the fall season
An old New England home - our overnight stay in a first-period home, The William Haskell House in Gloucester, Massachusetts which is also an ancestor of my husband.
The Crane Estate - Castle Hill - Ipswich, MA
A video walking tour of Old Sturbridge Village in Sturbridge, MA
A visit to the Boston Museum of Fine Arts
A past visit to Far Niente in Napa Valley Wine Country
A visit to the Nantucket Resort - Nantucket, MA
An Introduction to the Art of Living with Relais & Chateaux
The Nantucket Daffodil Festival
New England Fine Living visits Castle Hill Inn, Newport Rhode Island
After enjoying a gourmet lunch on the porch, over looking the tree tops, I have pulled together a list of items to help you duplicate the look.
A visit to Boston Magazine's Design Home.