New England

The Town Docks in Meredith, New Hampshire, is one of my favorite places to eat and drink in the Lakes Region. The image shows a beach bar with umbrella covered picnic tables and the lake beyond. People are sitting at one of the tables in the, and there are trees shading them.

Eat & Drink in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire

Here’s where to eat and drink in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire, written by a Lakes Region native and traveler! Includes a map and an invitation for suggestions!
View of the Lucknow Mansion, now known as Castle in the Clouds, from the Lawn. Image shows a wooden covered walkway in front of an Arts and Crafts stone mansion with a rounded tower, stone chimney, and half-timbered roof, and a lawn ringed with a flower garden on a sunny day

Visit Castle in the Clouds in New Hampshire’s Lakes Region

An Arts and Crafts mansion with stunning views of Lake Winnipesaukee, Castle in the Clouds is a must-visit in New Hampshire's Lakes Region! I revisited Castle in the Clouds for the first time since a grade-school field trip, and I was blown away by the views. Post includes what you need to visit this unique New Hampshire attraction!
Footbridge beach at sunrise, showing the footbridge, scrub over the dunes, and the beach. People walking along the shore in the distance. This is one of the many things to do in Ogunquit, Maine, during shoulder season

9 Wonderful Things to Do in Ogunquit, Maine, during Shoulder Season

Experience one of the most beautiful and charming beach towns in the US with fewer crowds and lower prices by visiting Ogunquit, Maine, during shoulder season! I took a midweek vacation to Ogunquit during shoulder season and loved it. In this post, I share the highlights of my trip and provide tips for how to make the most of your shoulder-season stay. Includes a detailed map and tips for where to eat if you don't eat shellfish.

Small-Batch Boston Brown Bread with Smoked Fish

A classic New England treat steamed in a can, Boston Brown Bread is easy to make at home. The homemade version tastes so much better! The unique serving suggestion from a dearly missed restaurant is a perfect appetizer for an autumn feast! This small-batch version makes just enough.