By Kathy.Arnold

Toronto in 48 hours

Canada’s largest city is also one of North America’s most vibrant communities. From bustling markets to some of the world’s outstanding art collections, Toronto has it all

Boston in 48 hours

As well as being the birthplace of the American Revolution, Boston has always influenced much of the USA’s way of life, from politics to music

Cape Cod: where America goes to relax

Looking for a special summer holiday? Cape Cod is known as one of America’s favourite vacation destinations. Great beaches; romantic inns, fine restaurants and history that goes back 400 years

Montréal in 48 hours

With its mixture of French and English, ancient and modern, tradition and innovation, Montréal is North America’s most cosmopolitan city – perfect for a short break

Celtic Canada: Nova Scotia's tartan treasure

Famed for its unspoiled scenery, world-class seafood and Celtic heritage, Nova Scotia was settled by the Scots, Irish and French. This summer, go for a fascinating pot-pourri of tradition

New England: leaf-peeping for beginners

In old England, autumn means dull brown leaves and misty mornings; in New England, fall signals a rash of brightly-coloured leaves, clear sunny days and crisp nights. Glorious!

Island adventures in Maine

Rugged and rocky: that’s Maine, with a long coastline punctuated by islands large and small. Remote and romantic, most are accessed only by ferry – making them perfect getaways this summer!