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  By Brian E. Clark For most Midwesterners, flying to New England this fall to see the brilliant changing hues of the region’s hardwoods is probably off the table. But you can still get your autumn-color fix. The rolling landscape of western Michigan in and around Ludington is an excellent

By Steve Jermanok I made a good living writing a steady stream of fall foliage in New England stories, including my latest for Yankee Magazine on escaping the fall foliage crowds on remote peaks, rivers, and bike trails. But if you really want to escape the masses, head north of

By Everett Potter That crispness in the air is a sure sign it’s time for the annual pageant of vivid reds, oranges, and yellows that inspires leaf-peepers to explore the towns and byways of New England, the Midwest, the Northwest and beyond. But what makes a fall foliage pilgrimage truly

By Steve Jermanok October, when the summer crowds are gone and the snow has yet to drop, is my favorite time of year to cruise around the country. This week, I’m going to delve into some of those blessed routes. First up, a fall foliage drive around New England. Start

By Steve Jermanok New England Inns & Resorts, a collection of more than 250 inns and hotels in New England, has some fall foliage deals up on their website. Harbour Towne Inn in Boothbay Harbor, Maine is offering a leaf and lobster tour, starting at $149 a night, including a

By Steve Jermanok Ten days ago, Vermont was rocked by Hurricane Irene. As I wrote last week, several covered bridges were washed away, and, as of this morning, 18 bridges are still shut down. But Vermonters are resilient and they could especially use your help now more than ever. The

The Deal: The Chebeague Island Inn’s “Food & Foliage Package.” What’s the Deal: The Chebeague Island Inn is located off the Maine coast on Chebeague Island in Casco Bay.  This three-night, midweek special features an oceanview room; one five-course chef’s tasting dinner with wine pairings, highlighting traditional New England ingredients