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Fall getaways your family will love. (Because let’s be real: Kids don’t really care about the pretty leaves.)

These destinations have plenty of autumn beauty, along with lots of family-friendly activities.


Foliage for the first time: How our California friend helped us see fall’s colors with fresh eyes

As New Englanders, we can be blasé about foliage. So it was a challenge to design a quick day that would show our pal leaves, landscapes, and at least one covered bridge. But we did it. Here’s how.


Best things to do in Rhode Island this week: Sept. 15-22

This week: VegFest, Gansett Fest, Oktoberfests, a Porchfest, and more.


Best things to do in Rhode Island this week: Sept. 8-15

This week: PVDFest, the Pawtucket Arts Fest, a beer fest, a beach fest, a Kennedy Center Honoree, fireworks, ferris wheels and falcons — and corn!

Fall Travel

10 train trips to experience New England’s fall foliage in style

Let the romance of rail travel enhance the autumn colors, from the Maine coast to the quiet corner of Connecticut.


A meteorologist’s guide to New England’s best leaf peeping this fall

Dave Epstein recommends the best times and places to view foliage in New England this year.


Here’s what to know about PVDFest 2023

Rhode Island’s signature arts and culture festival, which celebrates the city’s vibrant creative sector, is returning to Providence this weekend, bringing with it hundreds of artists and visitors to the city.


Where to eat during PVDFest

It's time to start planning your meals for the annual three-day celebration.