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Jul 14, 2010 12:23 PM

New England Vacation

My boyfriend and I are heading to New England the second weekend in August for a weekend away. We are looking for places to eat for any meal. We are thinking of spending Thursday Night, Friday and some of Saturday in Portland, then Providence for Saturday evening and Sunday. And Maybe Narragansett on Monday before heading back to Philadelphia.

Any suggestions are welcome!

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  1. There has been a lot of Portland-related posting lately, so I suggest you search the board a little, and then perhaps ask for additional info.

    1. If you haven't done it already, you should post also to the Southern New England board, and be sure to put the places in your title. All the R.I. tips are on that board.

      I haven't spent enough time in Portland to recommend much, but don't miss the Standard Baking Co.!

      Standard Baking Co
      75 Commercial St, Portland, ME

      1. Here's my completely unbiased recommendation ;-)
        I think you need to narrow your focus a bit...turn this into Maine Coast trip. Spend a couple days in Portland (tons of recommendations on Portland in other posts), a night in the Rockland/Camden area (also beaucoup recommendations out there - this has turned into foodie heaven), and then maybe a night up in Bar Harbor (optional - maybe time is too short).
        You can explore all the great peninsulas along the way, sampling food from lobster shacks and 4 star restaurants. The best of both worlds!