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Connecticut  is a U.S. state in southern New England that has a mix of coastal  cities and rural areas dotted with small towns. Mystic is famed for its  Seaport museum filled with centuries-old ships, and the beluga whale  exhibits at Mystic Aquarium. On Long Island Sound, the city of New Haven  is known as the home of Yale University and its acclaimed Peabody  Museum of Natural History.

Capital: Hartford

Population: 3.588 million (2017)

Rhode Island


Rhode  Island, a U.S. state in New England, is known for sandy shores and  seaside Colonial towns. It's home to several large cities, including  Newport, which is famed for sailing and Gilded Age mansions, such as The  Breakers. Providence, its capital, is home to Brown University, green  Roger Williams Park, landscaped Waterplace Park and Riverwalk, with the  famed WaterFire art installation.

Capital: Providence

Area: 1,212 mi²

Population: 1.06 million (2017)



Massachusetts  is a U.S. state in New England known for its significant Colonial  history. In Boston, its capital, the Freedom Trail is a walking route of  sites related to the American Revolution. These include the Bunker Hill  Monument, commemorating the war's first major battle in 1775. The city  is also home to the Museum of Fine Arts and other notable institutions.  The Red Sox pro baseball team plays at Fenway Park.

2018 State Governor: Charles D. Baker

2018 Lt. State Governor: Karyn Polito 

Capital: Boston

Abbreviation: MA

Massachusetts Population:6,547,629// Boston: (Capital) 617,594 (2016)

Destinations: Boston, Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Cambridge


Vermont  is a state in the northeastern United States, known for its natural  landscape, which is primarily forested. Part of the New England region,  it's also known for being home to more than 100 19th-century covered  wooden bridges, and as a major producer of maple syrup. Thousands of  acres of mountain terrain are crossed by hiking trails and skiing  slopes.

Capital: Montpelier

Population: 623,657 (2017)

New Hampshire


New  Hampshire, a U.S. state in New England, is defined by its quaint towns  and large expanses of wilderness. In the north, White Mountain National  Forest is known for winter sports areas and Mt. Washington, the region’s  highest peak, with a cog railway to its summit. Also in the White  Mountains are moose, black bears and part of the Appalachian Trail.

Capital: Concord

Population: 1.343 million (2017)


Maine,  the northeastern most U.S. state, is known for its rocky coastline,  maritime history and nature areas like the granite and spruce islands of  Acadia National Park. Moose are plentiful in Baxter State Park, home to  Mt. Katahdin, endpoint of the Appalachian Trail. Lighthouses such as  the candy-striped beacon at West Quoddy Head, dot the coast, as do  lobster shacks and sandy beaches like Ogunquit and Old Orchard.

Capital: Augusta

Abbreviation: ME