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Gillette Castle: A Crazy Chateau in Connecticut

If interest in the PBS hit Downton Abbey is an indicator, we’re all just a crumpet away from coveting our own castle and footmen. Certainly the Grand Life—American style—is amply on display in the mansions of Newport, R.I., where piped-in … Continue reading

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Eccentric New England: Weird Destinations and Quirky Pit Stops

There are loads of great travel quotes, but one of my favorites is from Antonio Machado, a popular Spanish poet: “Traveler, there is no path, paths are made by walking.” It’s got just the right mix of mystery, mysticism, and expansiveness … Continue reading

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