Hoping to get an early start on the winter sports we love, we headed north of the notches for a weekend that combined fun in the snow with a little pampering at a grand hotel.
Face it, November is not New Hampshire's prettiest month, so we spent a quiet weekend on Lake Winnipesaukee admiring the work of local artists and getting a head start on Christmas shopping.
For leaf peeping, it's hard to find a more perfect setting than the tidy villages and lakes to reflect the colors in the Monadnock Region. And it's the best time of year to climb that iconic mountain.
It's a little early for serious leaf-peeping, but reds and golds are beginning to highlight the roadsides in the White Mountains, so we chose a base right in the middle of them.
Loons, eagles and moose lure us north of the White Mountains to a wilderness-surrounded lake that NH shares with Maine.
Summer is almost here, and it's time to head north with the girls (ages 11 and 8) to walk our favorite trails in the White Mountains.
What do garlic, coffee, kielbasa, maple cream and corn pudding have in common? We might not want them all in one dish, but we found them all in one weekend in Canterbury.
What do garlic, coffee, kielbasa, maple cream and corn pudding have in common?
My husband and I grew up in Dover, but Mary had never explored our childhood haunts. At just 11, she was old enough to be welcome in a beautiful inn, but still young enough to like the Yellow Submarine.