Guide to Summer

The warm weather is here and it's time for fishing, swimming, boating, summer theatre and more!

Click here for our complete Summer Guide to New Hampshire.

NH Fairs and Festivals

Excited for annual music festivals, the Deerfield Fair, Highland Games, Pumpkin Festival and Hampton Beach Seafood Festival?

Click here for more information and dates for this year's annual New Hampshire Fairs and Festivals from summer food and music to traditional fall state fairs.

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Summer planner

No matter what you love — the lakes, our sliver of seacoast, splurging, good old-fashioned Yankee thriftiness, historical sites, adventure or antique hunting — we’ve got the summer fun plan for you.

Click here for nearly 200 recommendations for a great summer from the New Hampshire Magazine Staff.

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More>> Featured Events

A New Symphony NH Season

There's no need to leave the Granite State to enjoy an enchanting night at the symphony.

145th Annual Lancaster Fair

A New Hampshire tradition returns for the 145th season on September 2-7.

The 40th New Hampshire Highland Games and Festival

Grab your tartan and head to the White Mountains from September 18-20 for three days of music, food, demonstrations and, of course, competition!

Lakes Region Parade of Homes 2015

A home tour that offers great inspiration during Columbus Day Weekend from October 10-12.

NH Humanities Council Dinner with Azar Nafisi

This year's fundraiser, happening on October 13, features Azar Nafisi, a human rights activist and the bestselling author of "Reading Lolita in Tehran."

Photography Adventure Tours on Mount Washington

Led by renowned photographer Ernie Mills, you’ll capture the gorgeous scenery on the slopes and summit of the Northeast’s highest peak.
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Follow Artoo the Osprey's Incredible Journey

Each year, at about this time, an osprey nesting in New Hampshire begins an amazing journey deep into South America. Come spring, he makes his way back.

Stories of Transformations on the Appalachian Trail

No one walks the 2,180 miles of the Appalachian Trail and emerges unchanged. Nearly three of every four who set out to do it fail, but even among those the attempt marks a transformative moment in life.
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More >> Weekend Trips

Enjoying the Last of Summer in Mason, New Ipswich and Temple

We take advantage of beautiful September weather to explore historic villages close to home.

New Hampshire’s Northern Tip

A trio of towns — Pittsburg, Clarksville and Stewartstown — fill the narrow triangle at the tip of the state, a vast area of forests, lakes and streams and headwaters of the Connecticut River.

Touring Tamworth

Summer is the perfect time to visit Tamworth as it hosts a historic summer theatre venue, the Remick Country Doctor Museum and Farm, a great farmers' market, picturesque hiking and more.

NH Farmers Markets

Where to find local produce, meat, baked goods, crafts and much more throughout New Hampshire.

Click here for a list of farmers markets from around the state.

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