An insider’s guide to historical curiosities, forgotten fairytale lore and pre-Disney entertainment on the park’s 60th anniversary.
The New London Barn Playhouse, or just “The Barn,” is the longest continuously operated summer theater in New Hampshire. Go behind the scenes at this cultural and artistic gem.
“Returning to normal” is the typical goal after a long vacation or a hospital stay, but what do you do when something happens that makes “normal” a thing of the past? How about a round of golf?
Have a drink with friends while exercising your creative side. Social painting combines nightlife with art.
From an impromptu game with branches for sticks and a stone for a puck to organized tournaments for adults, the winter tradition of pond hockey is alive and well.
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.
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.