Michael Carlton

Yankee Magazine

Winnipesaukee, NH, Weekend

Winnipesaukee is a brute of a lake. It embraces 274 islands in its 72 square miles of surface water, and it takes you 182 miles and several hours to drive the mostly country lanes that encircle it. There are many layers — from the sublime to the mildly ridiculous — along Lake “Winni” and its […]

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House For Sale: Maine Coast

How about this: your own cottage on the Maine coast, complete with sailboats, kayaks, a saltwater pool, a fitness center, a golf course, tennis courts, a bowling alley, a pool table, hiking trails, gardens, and a camp for your children to enjoy when you’re out antiquing. That’s what the Sebasco Harbor Resort is offering with […]

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Glass artists Jennifer and David Clancy

Happy is the miller who lives near the mill. So reads the script swirling over the mantel in this 1787 cottage that sits in the shadows of one of the few remaining historic windmills in Rhode Island. David Clancy and his wife, Jennifer, subscribe to the same philosophy. “Our daily commute is like his,” says […]

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Ipswich, MA: The Inn at Castle Hill

Vacations are a time for relaxation, good food, dreamless sleep, and quiet morning walks. The Inn at Castle Hill in Ipswich, Massachusetts, delivers all — except for quiet mornings. Honking geese pass overhead, red-winged blackbirds chatter in the reeds, and ever-present seagulls squawk relentlessly — nature’s vocal welcome to one of the most beautiful places […]