Even today, though only three Shakers remain in the world, their legacy endures here in New Hampshire. We are lucky to have two Shaker villages open to the public.
General stores have changed with the times over the last 200 years. Some closed their doors, but dozens adapted to modern life — without losing their historical roots — and still thrive here in New Hampshire.
Roughing it may be part of the appeal when hiking the majestic White Mountains, but even the most intrepid explorers are grateful for the eight havens of hospitality — the Appalachian Mountain Club huts — sprinkled throughout the vast high wilderness.
Life is a journey, not a destination, right? So unplug your GPS, meander and take a bypass around the heart of the city. We also offer a few offbeat attractions along the way.
The Saint-Gaudens estate in Cornish is New Hampshire’s only national park and carries the dubious distinction of being the least-visited park in the country. But the nation’s ignorance is our gain, since this unspoiled and stunningly beautiful spot is also uncrowded and accessible.
Cool off this summer by taking a dip in a picturesque swimming hole. Here's a guide (with directions and a map) to some of the best spots in New Hampshire.
The Granite State is home to a number of things that could be called "icons." The Budweiser Clydesdales are about as iconic as they come
When the summertime impulse to get out of the house encounters bad weather, don't just hunker down in front of a screen. Hit the road and discover the many bright worlds to be explored inside New Hampshire's museums.
Enjoy a relaxed meal where the past lives on at classic New Hampshire inns
Destination New Hampshire is a guide to the resources that visitors and current residents need most. Showcasing the seven regions of our diverse state, Destination is an easy-to-use, informative reference guide in a convenient format that people will utilize and share with others.