Eastern USA - New England (PDF Chapter)
This is the New England chapter from Lonely Planet’s Eastern USA guide-book.
The history of New England is the history of America. It’s the Pilgrims who came ashore at Plymouth Rock and the minutemen who fought for American independence. It’s hundreds of years of poets and philosophers, progressive thinkers who dared to dream.
- follow in the footsteps of Colonial rabble-rousers along Boston’s Freedom Trail
- romp across the dunes with the wind in your hair at Cape Cod National Seashore
- contemplate the history of the 19th-century whaling capital of Nantucket at Nantucket Whaling Museum
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Massachusetts, Boston, Northwest of Boston, Around Boston, Cape Cod, Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard, Central Massachusetts, The Berkshires, Rhode Island, Providence, Newport, East Bay, Connecticut, Hartford, Litchfield Hills, Connecticut Coast, Lower Connecticut River Valley, New Haven, Vermont, Southern Vermont, Central Ver-mont, Northern Vermont, New Hampshire, Portsmouth, Lakes Region, White Mountains, Hano-ver, Maine, Southern Maine Coast, Portland, Midcoast Maine, Acadia National Park, Downeast Maine, Inland Maine.
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