Julie Suratt

the berkshires

On Location: The Berkshires

The Berkshires practically guarantees wedded bliss.

Go on, get out of town. From woodsy Vermont retreats to the highbrow harbors of Newport, these New England destinations practically guarantee wedded bliss.

When the kids have had their fill of boating and can’t stomach one more game of Boggle, vacation can start to look grim. Weirs Beach to the rescue!

Zeb’s vs. Chutters  vs. The Old Country Store

Ocean Edge Resort vs. Chatham Bars Inn vs. Wequassett Resort

Covet: 12 Arne Jacobsen Swan chairs, $44,400

Real New England Weddings: Young & Todd

July 8, 2008 at the The Hedgebound Estate in Truro.

Real New England Weddings: Taryn & Marvin

June 22, 2008 at the Belle Mer Island House in Newport, R.I.

Double Trouble

Massachusetts has the highest rate of twin births in the nation. In and around Boston, it feels more like an epidemic. Which has this proud and very, very tired mother of twins wondering: is this a good thing—for anyone?

Skiing fiends know well the bounty of New England's ski terrains -- from bumps and black diamonds to bunny trails and pristine glades. With slopes this diverse, resorts this inviting, and sugary powder this fresh, now's the time to rediscover th