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Around New England with Kevin Cullen

On one of Vermont’s most idyllic roads, fed-up locals say no more to the leaf peepers

Residents convinced their town to close the road for three weeks at the height of foliage season to prevent social media-inspired tourists from clogging it.


Changes at this year’s PVDFest hurt artists, businesses, and the public

Rather than the festival we all grew to love, we were presented with a beefed up farmers market.


Where to find foliage trackers for each New England state

Never miss the peak of the season again. Here are some key resources when planning your annual leaf-peeping.


Fall getaways your family will love. (Because let’s be real: Kids don’t really care about the pretty leaves.)

These destinations have plenty of autumn beauty, along with lots of family-friendly activities.


Foliage for the first time: How our California friend helped us see fall’s colors with fresh eyes

As New Englanders, we can be blasé about foliage. So it was a challenge to design a quick day that would show our pal leaves, landscapes, and at least one covered bridge. But we did it. Here’s how.


Best things to do in Rhode Island this week: Sept. 15-22

This week: VegFest, Gansett Fest, Oktoberfests, a Porchfest, and more.


Best things to do in Rhode Island this week: Sept. 8-15

This week: PVDFest, the Pawtucket Arts Fest, a beer fest, a beach fest, a Kennedy Center Honoree, fireworks, ferris wheels and falcons — and corn!

Fall Travel

10 train trips to experience New England’s fall foliage in style

Let the romance of rail travel enhance the autumn colors, from the Maine coast to the quiet corner of Connecticut.