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. Here are the best of the many helpful, entertaining and visually stunning New England magazines.
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Published monthly (six times per year in print and six in digital format), Yankee is the ultimate New England read. Each issue is filled with a smattering of travel ideas, 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. Subscribe to Yankee.
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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 mailbox. 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. Subscribe to Down East.
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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.
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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. Subscribe to Cape Cod Life.Continue to 5 of 8 below.
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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. Published monthly, the annual "Best of Connecticut" issue is the one not to miss. Subscribe to Connecticut Magazine.
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Vermont Life has been the official magazine of the Green Mountain State for 70 years. The magazine is less focused on travel and more in tune with the state's natural, cultural and human riches. In each quarterly issue, you'll also discover the best of Vermont-made foods and products, day trip ideas and wonderful color photography. Subscribe to Vermont Life.
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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 the state's movers and shakers and making the most of your time in Rhode Island. Subscribe to Rhode Island Monthly.
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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. Subscribe to Cape Cod Magazine.