Whether you're planning a trip to the region or you're simply a New England fan, magazine subscriptions provide a regular dose of all things New England and tips and ideas for future travels. Subscriptions make wonderful gifts for other New England enthusiasts, too. Annual subscription deals on these magazines are frequently available, particularly during the holiday gift-giving season. Here are the best of the many helpful, entertaining and visually stunning New England magazines.
Published six times per year in print and with extensive additional content online at NewEngland.com, Yankee is the ultimate New England read. Each issue is filled with a smattering of travel ideas, food features, recipes, household hints, human interest features and articles focusing on the region's history and heritage. Yankee makes New England inspiration extremely portable, whether your travels take you meandering through all six states or only as far as your back porch. Your print subscription gives you access to a library of back issues online. Subscribe to Yankee Magazine.
Down East bills itself as, "The Magazine of Maine," and truly this is the monthly missive that all Maine lovers will want to find in their mailboxes. Travelers will find information on Maine events and destinations, and those who miss Maine are treated each month to fabulous photos and insightful articles on the way of life that is uniquely Maine's. The magazine also runs stories that are particularly inspiring if you're considering picking up and moving to New England's northernmost state. Subscribe to Down East.
Your monthly New Hampshire Magazine subscription brings the "Live Free or Die" spirit into your home and provides the inspiration you need to discover all that makes NH one-of-a-kind. Thoughtfully compiled and designed each month to showcase the state's assets, both for travelers and residents, this magazine is imbued with Granite State pride. Double up and receive six issues of New Hampshire Home, too, for just $5 a year more. Subscribe to New Hampshire Magazine.
New England's most energetic city has a magazine all its own. Boston is published monthly, and it delivers tips on the trendiest spots and restaurants, insight into local news and politics, profiles of Boston notables and a cornucopia of the best things to see in the city. Subscribe to Boston Magazine.
Cape Cod Life is devoted to capturing the essence of one of New England's most popular vacation destinations: the Cape and the islands of Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard. Published eight times each year, the magazine includes practical information on where to stay and what to do while you're on the Cape, plus interesting features about Cape lore and culture. Photography is first-rate, and featured recipes incorporate the Cape's best ingredients from scallops to cranberries. Subscribe to Cape Cod Life.
Connecticut Magazine highlights the diversity of possibilities available to visitors to the Constitution State, and it provides Connecticut residents with a look at local trends and a never-ending stream of ideas for discovering the wealth of culture and history in their own backyard. The magazine is also unafraid to tackle tough topics the state is facing. Published monthly, the annual "Best of Connecticut" issue is the one not to miss. Subscribe to Connecticut Magazine.
If you love America's tiniest state, you'll welcome this monthly guide to living in and visiting the Ocean State. Rhode Island Monthly is loaded with dining, arts and events information, plus articles on Little Rhody's movers and shakers and making the most of your time in Rhode Island. In between issues, browse the magazine's website for can't-miss events each week and timely stories. Subscribe to Rhode Island Monthly.
Cape Cod Magazine is the perfect publication to read while you're lounging on a dune-sheltered Cape Cod beach. The editorial emphasis is on the history and tradition of this seaside resort, along with what continues to make the Cape appealing in the present. You'll find copies throughout the Cape, or subscribe if you want to keep up with Cape happenings at home. You'll receive 10 annual issues to help you build your Cape Cod wish list. Subscribe to Cape Cod Magazine.