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Gale River Motel Named a 2010 Editors’ Choice by Yankee Magazine

Yankee Magazine Editor's Choice AwardThe Gale River Motel has been recognized as a 2010 Editors’ Choice in Yankee Magazine’s Travel Guide to New England, on newsstands now. This designation is awarded by Yankee’s editors and contributors, who name select restaurants, lodgings, and attractions in New England to the exclusive list. Recipients range from the rustic to the refined, but all are noteworthy and memorable destinations. For 34 years, Yankee Magazine’s Travel Guide to New England has been the most widely distributed and best-selling guide to the six-state region, providing readers with a comprehensive vacation-planning tool and daily reference.“ Receiving this recognition from the editors of Yankee is a humbling recognition of the efforts that we take in welcoming guests at the Gale River Motel” states Kevin Johnson, owner of the Gale River Motel. “The personal service, breath-taking views, modern amenities, and our location in the quintessential New England village of Franconia combine to make the Gale River Motel an example of hospitality measuring up to the standards of Yankee Magazine.”

“Our special travel issue includes page after page of secrets and whispers. It covers New England’s unique landscape, its attractions, and the people who create the flavors, crafts, and lodgings that lend their richness to memorable travel,” says Yankee editor Mel Allen. “It’s about the secrets we whisper to family and friends when we come home from seeing new places. With invaluable help from our ‘Best of New England’ contributors, we offer more than 300 stories-in-waiting inside this issue. We think of our ‘Bests’ as secrets whispered to friends—in this case, the loyal readers of Yankee Magazine.”

The 2010 Travel Guide features 312 “Best of New England — Editors’ Choice” selections, which include the best restaurants, lodgings, attractions, local secrets, and bargains in the region. Yankee tells readers where to find the “Best Taste of Europe” in Maine, the “Best Music Hall” in Connecticut, the “Best Rainy-Day Excursion” in Rhode Island, the “Best Inn for Foodies” in Massachusetts, the “Best Sushi” in Boston, the “Best Art Fix” in New Hampshire, the “Best Aquarium” in Vermont, and many more. This special issue also names 120 top events around the region, plus 50 waterfront dining recommendations; food and home articles are also featured.

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