Have you ever wondered what backroad adventures might lie between the sandy shores of Cape Cod and Connecticuts "Quiet Corner"? Have you explored the "Graveyard of the Atlantic" at Point Judith in Rhode Island or taken a ferry ride across Lake Champlain in Vermont?
A celebration of New Englands character and natural beauty, this updated, portable second edition of Backroads of New Englandwritten and photographed by local expertstakes you on thirty routes leading to the areas most secluded and overlooked natural areas as well as sites that capture New Englands colorful history. You can explore Moose Alley on your way to Dixville Notch, small-town site of the countrys first primary election each year. You can drive the Mohawk Trail on your way to Mount Greylock to get a good look at that beautiful autumn color or visit actor William Gillettes medieval castle on the banks of the Connecticut River. All these places and more are detailed within, including directions and maps to lead the way.
Whether youre planning a day trip, looking for unusual destinations, or simply want to learn more, Backroads of New England will lead you deep into the soul of New Englandbeyond the bustling cities and common tourist attractions.