New England has 2 of the 50 best hotels in the U.S., according to U.S. News & World Report


One is in Boston.

A guest room at Mandarin Oriental, Boston. Mandarin Oriental Boston

A luxury Boston stay and an adults-only Vermont getaway are among the 50 best hotels in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report.

The publication released its 12th annual best hotel rankings on Tuesday. Twin Farms in Barnard, Vermont, ranked No. 14, and Mandarin Oriental, Boston ranked No. 43 among the 50 best hotels in the U.S.

U.S. News & World Report evaluated more than 35,000 luxury hotels and

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New England has some of the best hotels and destinations in the world, according to Travel + Leisure readers


Have you been to any of these spots? Travel + Leisure readers think they’re the best of the best.

Pickering House Inn in New Hampshire. Approved by Rebecca Widness

Travel + Leisure readers are definitely fans of New England. 

On Wednesday, Travel + Leisure announced its World’s Best Awards of 2021, and readers selected a number of New England spots. The publication surveyed readers between Jan. 11 and May 10 on a variety of travel experiences, and readers placed many New England stays and destinations among the top in the United States and the world.

An inn in New

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Wales to decide whether to allow cross-border travel with England

The Welsh Government’s cabinet is meeting today to decide on the country’s new border rules, as England emerges from lockdown.

England’s lockdown ended at midnight and travel restrictions have been lifted on anyone living in Tiers 1 or Two – this means holidays in England (barring Tier 3 areas) are back on the cards for English residents, so long as people follow social distancing rules.

The Welsh Government originally said it would update its travel policy in light of the changes in England. However, no announcement was made on this matter on Monday, as initially expected, and Welsh tourism businesses

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