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Here’s How You Should Experience the Berkshires

Massachusetts is famed for its colorful foliage — especially Berkshire County — but there’s more to do in this Western Mass. enclave than merely leaf-peep. Fall Guide 2014 Explore New England

Go Back in Time to the Topsfield Fair

The Topsfield Fair, the oldest agricultural fair in the country, debuted in 1818. Let’s take a look back at the animals, the rides, the kids, and the contests from decades past. Fall Fairs and Festivals Around New England Fall in New England: Yankee Mag Offers Trip Ideas

Amtrak’s 10 Best Scenic Day Trips

You can argue the relative merits of air and train travel all day, but trains outscore planes every time on one important factor: scenery. Here are 10 scenic day trips that you can take this fall. Amtrak Brings ‘Great Dome’ to Upstate NY for Tours Foliage Drives in New England More from SmarterTravel

Get Your Oyster Fix at Battery Wharf Sept. 21

Get your oyster fix this weekend at the first Battery Wharf Oyster Festival on the Boston Harborwalk at Fairmont Battery Wharf. New England Fall Food Festivals

September Deals in Boston and Beyond

A scene at Old Sturbridge Village, which is only $5 a ticket (a $19 savings!) on Friday, Sept. 19. Shoulder Season Travel Deals in Portsmouth and Beyond Free Museums in Boston and Beyond

8 U-Pick Farms in New England

Nothing quite says fall like spending your day in an apple orchard. Whether you’re looking for the juiciest apple, prettiest pumpkin, or just an excuse to celebrate the season, here’s a list of eight local orchards where New Englanders can pick their own. 15 Ways to Use Your Apples New England Fall Food Festivals

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