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Winter Fun on the Lakes February 2015

Winter Fun on the Lakes

Our iconic summer destinations — the Lakes Region and Lake Winnipesaukee in particular — don’t just sit dormant during the winter months, waiting silently for ice out to come alive once again. For those in the know, there’s much fun to be had on these frozen expanses.

The Extreme Winter Sport of Snowkiting January 2015

The Extreme Winter Sport of Snowkiting

Zebulon Jakub is a master of the sport of snowkiting, a process that involves strapping on skis and a kite to get big air and even bigger thrills. It’s dangerous, exhilarating and definitely not for amateurs.

Guide to the best sledding hills in NH December 2014

Guide to the best sledding hills in NH

We have tips on finding the best hills, great sleds from the plastic to the high-tech, tubing parks and more.

Ideas for an outdoor fall party October 2014

Ideas for an outdoor fall party

How our serene autumn dinner for a few guests turned into a sprawling annual event for more than a hundred. (And how you can do it too.)

How to Watch the Fall Raptor Migration September 2014

How to Watch the Fall Raptor Migration

Come September, the raptors — birds of prey like hawks, eagles and falcons — start to migrate. Thanks to NH Audubon, you can have the amazing experience of seeing them up close.

Brave Hurt: How NOT to Win the New Hampshire Highland Games September 2014

Brave Hurt: How NOT to Win the New Hampshire Highland Games

Ever wanted to try your hand at tossing a caber or hurling a haggis? Our man on the scene Kevin (Mac)Flynn shows how not to do it.

Winning a Blue Ribbon at the Deerfield Fair September 2014

Winning a Blue Ribbon at the Deerfield Fair

We asked Mike Morin to win a blue ribbon at the Deerfield Fair. To our surprise, he did. Here's how he did it and how you can too!

Four Easy Day Trips on the Connecticut River August 2014

Four Easy Day Trips on the Connecticut River

Though some ambitious paddlers have traveled the river from its source to the ocean, this great recreational resource offers a number of day trips ideal for even the novice canoer.

Discover the Secrets of Story Land June 2014

Discover the Secrets of Story Land

An insider’s guide to historical curiosities, forgotten fairytale lore and pre-Disney entertainment on the park’s 60th anniversary.

Inside the New London Barn Playhouse June 2014

Inside the New London Barn Playhouse

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.