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PHOTOS: New England Vacation Week 2019

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Flume Gorge in Lincoln, New Hampshire
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Fuller Gardens in North Hampton, New Hampshire.
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The beach in Hampton Beach, New Hampshire.
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“The Rollercoaster of the White Mountains” at Alpine Adventures in Lincoln, New Hampshire.
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RiverWalk Resort at Loon Mountain in Lincoln, New Hampshire.
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Seacoast Science Center, Rye, New Hampshire.
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Riding scooters with Seacoast Scooter in North Hampton, New Hampshire.
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Sunburst Trading Company in Woodstock, New Hampshire.
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Aerial Forest Adventure Park at Loon Mountain Resort in Lincoln, New Hampshire.
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Echo Lake in Carroll County, New Hampshire.
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Fadden’s General Store in North Woodstock, New Hampshire.
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C’est Cheese in North Hampton, New Hampshire.
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Throwback Brewery in North Hampton, New Hampshire.
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Burlington City Arts hosts a market spotlighting Vermont artists, held Saturdays on the lower block of the Church Street Marketplace through mid-October.
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The Burlington Harbor Marina is the newest addition to the waterfront in Vermont’s largest city. The destination offers 60 slips for boaters who want to make a short visit to Burlington, with the option to spend the night on their boats.
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The city of Rutland, Vermont is quickly gaining a reputation as a place to explore public art. The Downtown Rutland Partnership encourages visitors of downtown Rutland to take a self-guided walking tour of sculptures, murals, and galleries.
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ECHO, the Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, sits on the waterfront of Burlington, Vermont, offering visitors a glimpse at the ecology and culture of the Champlain basin—including live animals like the prehistoric-looking sturgeon.
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Vermont is home to more than 100 historic covered bridges, including the Grist Mill Covered Bridge in Jeffersonville.
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The Montshire Museum of Science offers a wide range of hands-on learning opportunities on its more than 100-acre campus in Norwich, Vermont.
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A sculpture called “Reverence,” generally known simply as “The Whales’ Tails,” greets drivers on I-89 North in South Burlington, Vermont symbolizing the fragility of the natural world.
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The River Street Cemetery in Woodstock, where eight black Civil War soldiers are buried, is one of nearly two dozen locations on the Vermont African American Heritage Trail.
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Vermont’s famous Shelburne Farms, a national historic landmark, operates a children’s farmyard that aims to educate young visitors about animals, their care, and how critical they are to the foods we eat—like milk and cheese.
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Vermont is home to a growing number of producers of distilled spirits, including Smugglers’ Notch Distillery in Jeffersonville, which welcomes visitors to its new tasting room.
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The south end of Burlington, Vermont has a reputation as a hip destination, and is home to a large number of independent businesses, artists, breweries, and other attractions.
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The mountain bikers at Suicide Six in South Pomfret, Vermont can get going so fast, they look like a blur! The ski area just outside Woodstock has opened the mountain to lift-serviced biking, on trails for a range of ability levels.
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The Vermont Lake Monsters are a minor league baseball team affiliated with the Oakland A’s, and provide summer fun at the ballpark in Burlington—whether or not you consider yourself a sports fan!
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Moss Glen Falls is an eye-catching natural spectacle on scenic Route 100 in Granville, Vermont.
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Essex Ducks in Essex, Connecticut.
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Essex Steam Train in Essex, Connecticut.
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Gillette Castle in Essex, Connecticut.
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Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Connecticut.
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Saybrook Inn and Spa in Old Saybrook, Connecticut.
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Truffle Shots, Essex Connecticut.
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Adventureland Family Fun Park in Narragansett, R.I.
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Biomes Marine Biology Center in North Kingstown, R.I.
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Champlin’s Seafood Market in the Port of Galilee in Narragansett, R.I.
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Narragansett Town Beach in Narragansett, R.I.
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Narragansett Surf & Skate in Narragansett, R.I.
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The Sweet Spot in Narragansett, R.I.
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George’s of Galilee in Narragansett, R.I.
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A lobster roll from Bob’s Lobsters in Newburyport, Massachusetts.
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Famous whoopie pies from Chococoa Baking Company in Newburyport, Massachusetts.
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Custom House Maritime Museum in Newburyport, Massachusetts.
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A lobby in the Garrison Inn in Newburyport, Massachusetts.
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Coastline of Plum Island in Newburyport, Massachusetts.
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Special baked dog treats at Quin’s Canine Café in Newburyport, Massachusetts.
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Riverside Cycle Bike Rental in Newburyport, Massachusetts.
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Shops at The Tannery Marketplace in Newburyport, Massachusetts.
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Finz Seafood and Grill in Salem, Massachusetts.
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House of Seven Gables in Salem, Massachusetts.
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Salem Maritime National Park in Salem, Massachusetts.
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Notch Brewery in Salem, Massachusetts.
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Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts.
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Pickering Wharf in Salem Massachusetts.
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Salem Witch Museum in Salem, Massachusetts.
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Ye Olde Pepper Candy Company in Salem, Massachusetts.
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A sign marking distances on the Downeast Sunrise trail in Washington County, Maine. The trail runs along a disused railroad bed for more than 80 miles from Ellsworth to Pembroke, ME and is perfect for ATVs and snowmobiles.
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A “piglet” -- or small whirlpool -- spins off the giant Old Sow Whirlpool near Eastport, Maine. The Old Sow is one of the largest whirlpools the world and can be viewed by boat tours offered by Downeast Charters in Lubec, ME.
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A raspberry cream pie being sliced at Helen’s Restaurant in Machias, Maine. This local institution offers more than a dozen different kinds of pie including pecan, graham cracker, coconut, strawberry and wild blueberry.
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West Quoddy lighthouse in Lubec, Maine on a bright clear day is an easy place to go to get spectacular ocean snapshots. Whales and other sea life are often visible in summer from the hiking trails in Quoddy State Park, which the lighthouse sits in.
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A plate of Moqueca, a Brazilian seafood stew, waits to be eaten at the Water Street Tavern and Inn in Lubec, Maine. The tavern has about a half dozen rooms to stay overnight in and offers complimentary coffee and breakfast when you stay over!
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West Quoddy lighthouse in Lubec, Maine on a bright clear day is an easy place to go to get spectacular ocean snapshots. Whales and other sea life are often visible in summer from the hiking trails in Quoddy State Park, which the lighthouse sits in.
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A statue of a chef welcomes visitors to Wild Blueberry Land in Columbia Falls, Maine. The mega-sized farm stand is in the shape of a giant Maine wild blueberry and offers baked goods, jams, Maine gifts and wild blueberry history lesson all at once.
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