Whether you're skiing in Vermont, hiking the northern Appalachian Trail or exploring the back streets of old Boston, "The Rough Guide to New England" tells you all you need to know about this picturesque region. The 28-page, full-colour section introduces all of New England's highlights, from the beauty of the Berkshires to the windswept Maine coast, with two additional 4-page, full-colour inserts: Literary History' and Food and Drink'. The guide includes a new author pick' section of the very best hotels and restaurants, plus in-depth reviews of hundreds of shops, bars and clubs to suit all budgets and tastes. The guide takes a detailed look at New England's history and literary past, with extracts from Thoreau and others. There is plenty of practical advice for exploring the region, from camping in Maine to cycling around Boston. The guide comes complete with plenty of maps and plans for the entire region.