Angela James, a certified ChiRunning instructor, offers tips on running technique to a group of participants.

Kari Bodnarchuk for the boston globe

Angela James, a certified ChiRunning instructor, offered tips on running technique to a group of participants.

Runners leaped over small stream running down Mackenzie Beach.

Kari Bodnarchuk for the boston globe

Runners leaped over small stream running down Mackenzie Beach.

20chirunning - Angela James, a certified ChiRunning instructor, videotapes participants during a weekend retreat in Tofino, B.C., a town on Vancouver IslandÕs west coast. (Kari Bodnarchuk)

Kari Bodnarchuk for the boston globe

Angela James videotaped participants during a weekend retreat.

A group of participants were at a weekend retreat in Tofino, a town on Vancouver Island's west coast.

Kari Bodnarchuk for the boston globe

A group of participants were at a weekend retreat in Tofino, a town on Vancouver Island's west coast.

Learning ChiRunning in British Columbia

ChiRunning is a new running style that helps the injured to recover and develop better running form. By Kari Bodnarchuk

A collection of Springfield, Massachusetts-based Indian motorcycles is on display at the American Police Motorcycle Museum in Meredith, N.H.

N.H. police motorcyle collector and historian

Housed in a renovated Lakes Region red barn, the museum chronicles the history of the motor officer from 1903.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/04/08/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Images/Monte02.jpg The house of O’Neill lived in and staged

For a brief time, this gray clapboard cottage on a hill above the New London waterfront was playwright Eugene O’Neill’s summer home.

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Portland Head Light outing a shore thing

Built in 1791 and sitting on a bluff perched out to sea, the exquisite white edifice has been painted by the likes of Edward Hopper.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/04/11/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Images/silNaumkeagEastFacade-Spring2002at300dpi.jpg Landscape, art stamp historic New London home

Naumkeag “cottage” overlooking the Housatonic River Valley was built for Joseph and Caroline Choate in 1885 in the shingle style with a Norman French influence.

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Happy (luxe) landing in Toronto

The Hotel Le Germaine is a boutique luxury property suited to both leisure and business travelers.

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Chandler Studios Boston offers pied-a-terre in South End

Chandler Studios is “great for sophisticated travelers who like their independence,” says general manager Gretchen Chauncey.

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The Inn at Hastings Park, Lexington

The inn, 15 miles from Boston, offers visitors a welcoming, family-owned establishment where guests can truly feel like they’ve gotten away.

Creamy polenta with eggs and pea shoots at Jupiter.

Alice Levitt for the boston globe

Creamy polenta with eggs and pea shoots at Jupiter.

Rojak, a spicy Penang-style fruit salad from the Hawker Stall of ArtsRiot Kitchen Collective.

Alice Levitt for the boston globe

Rojak, a spicy fruit salad from the ArtsRiot Kitchen Collective.

Pastries from Little Sweets at Hen of the Wood.

Alice Levitt for the boston globe

Pastries from Little Sweets at Hen of the Wood.

Guild Fine Meats opened last summer.

Alice Levitt for the boston globe

Guild Fine Meats opened last summer.

Buttermilk fried chicken from Juniper at Hotel Vermont.

Alice Levitt for the boston globe

Buttermilk fried chicken from Juniper at Hotel Vermont.

Goat cheese gnocchi in ice cider beurre blanc from Juniper at Hotel Vermont.

Alice Levitt for the boston globe

Goat cheese gnocchi in ice cider beurre blanc from Juniper at Hotel Vermont.

Opera cake from Hen of the Wood.

Alice Levitt for the boston globe

Opera cake from Hen of the Wood.

Burlington, Vt.: locavore capital revels in good taste

Home to more cheesemakers and brewers per capita than anywhere else, Vermont has emerged as a destination for foodies.

It's the dawn of another day in Pawtucket's East Side, and the Modern Diner already has the coffee on.

fork in the road

Famously Modern in Pawtucket, R.I., has historic sides

No more welcome words were ever spoken than the simple “Coffee, hon’?” at the Modern Diner just off Interstate 95.

The 1919 wedding-cake white palace towers above one of Madrid’s main intersections.

The tip

One-stop Madrid for visitors

Aptly named CentroCentro occupies half of the Palacio de Cibeles, a 1919 wedding-cake white palace that towers above a main intersection.

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Enjoy music in Miami, visit top historic gardens in Western Mass., and eat at best places near airfields in Mass. and N.H.

News, apps, deals, and gear

here there and everywhere

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/04/03/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Images/20hte_4.jpg Whaling ship in New Bedford to a rugged outdoor speaker

Visit the second-oldest ship afloat after the USS Constitution, enjoy an exhibit on flowers at the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, and more.

Nonstop destinations from Boston

Travel | Cities in the states

The Jepson Center, a Telfair museum.

Three days in Savannah, Ga.

Savannah is an easy city to love with its tree-filled squares and parks, well-preserved architecture, historic sites, and residents oozing Southern charm.

US destinations

The West Baden Springs Hotel atrium is 100 feet high by 200 feet across.

Indiana’s West Baden Springs Hotel, a restored gem

This National Historic Landmark, ranked by Condé Nast reviewers among the world’s “Best Places to Stay,” is a sophisticated indulgence about two hours off Interstate 70.

Cape Cod & the Islands

On top of the world

Land’s End Inn’s unparalleled view of the tip of the Cape.

Many histories mix in a vintage Cape inn

Rising like a fanciful sandcastle atop Gull Hill in the town’s West End, Land’s End Inn’s pagoda-like tiers are visible from the Boston ferry.