New England: travel, what to see in the region of the US
General information and guidance to visit New England, where is this region of the US, the main characteristics of the territory and cities to visit.
Travel New England
New England, New England in English, is a region of the United States, located in the northeastern part of the country, it is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and consists of the six states of Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Vermont, Connecticut and Rhode Island.
Boston is the city with the largest population in addition to being an economic and cultural center of world renown. The geography of the territory of New England comes after the retreat of the glaciers which were rolling hills, mountains and a coastline full of bays and inlets.
Along the coastline between southwestern Connecticut and Maine, there are several lakes, hills and sandy beaches of type concentrated largely in Cape Cod. Distancing from the coast the altitude grows to the mountain systems belonging to the Appalachians occupying part of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.
The highest peak is Mount Washington, including in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, which reaches almost 2000 meters. The largest river is the Connecticut that goes along 655 km from New Hampshire to the Long Island Sound.
The lake with the largest surface is the Champlain, after which in order of magnitude we have Moosehead, the Winnipesaukee, the Quabbin Reservoir and the Candlewood).
The climate is continental with significant rainfall throughout the year and famous for having a large degree of unpredictability. The climate of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont in the north under the influence of the cold Labrador Current and this is characterized by short summers and cold winters with little hot.
The climate of Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island are located in the southern part is distinguished by having the hot summers and winters not too cold.
The major cities of New England are Boston, Worcester, Springfield, and Lowell in Massachusetts, Providence in Rhode Island, New Hampshire in Manchester, Bridgeport, Hartford, New Haven, Stamford, Waterbury, Connecticut.