Travel guide to New England

Facts

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Local name
New England

Travel preparation

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Best time to visit

The area can be visited all year. In the summer you can enjoy the hot weather and the wonderful sandy beaches, and the winter offers snow and good skiing opportunities.

Literature

Lonely Planet New England Frommers New England Fodors New England

Local conditions

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Time zone

When it is 12.00 a.m. in the U.K., it is 07.00 a.m. in New England.

Culture and entertainment

There are several different festivals in the area. For instance, the New England Spring Flower Show is held in Boston in March, and Maine has the Maine Lobster Festival in August. Apart from that there are always festivities and entertainment around The Independence Day on the 4th of July, around Halloween in October and on Thanksgiving Day in November.

Accommodation / Hotel

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There are good accommodation possibilities in New England: hotels in all price levels, motels, youth hostels, guesthouses and B&Bs. All of these are generally in a good condition. Furthermore there are quite a few camping sites in the area. Book your hotel in New England here

Local transport

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Taxi

Taxis are operating in all cities in the area. They can easily be hired in the street and all use a taximeter.

Other transport

Buses are driving between all towns in the area, and trains connect all the larger cities.
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