Things To Do

Guide to Fall in NH

Ready for foliage, fall festivals and Oktoberfests?

Click here for our guide to fall in New Hampshire. You'll find plenty of things to do in every corner of the state including attending a pumpkin festival, walking through a corn maze or taking a scenic foliage drive.

NH Fairs and Festivals

Excited for 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.

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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

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

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!

More>> Guide to Fall and Foliage

Facts about the Keene Pumpkin Festival

Save the date for this year's Keene Pumpkin Festival on October 18.

Lakes Region Fall Foliage Tour for Motorcycles or Cars

A planned fall foliage route around Lake Winnipesaukee ideal for motorcyclists. (Though cars are fine too!)

Monadnock Region Fall Foliage Tour for Motorcycles or Cars

A planned fall foliage route in the gorgeous Monadnock Region ideal for motorcyclists. (Though cars are fine too!)

Favorite fall treat: Cider Donuts

A cider donut recipe plus local NH stores and orchards where you can get hot and fresh donuts.

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NH Oktoberfests and Fall Beer Festivals

New Hampshire's fall season is packed with great beer festivals and celebrations.

Our City: Live Art Battle in Nashua

The competition — with a grand prize of $1,000 — takes place at the first-ever Downtown Arts Fest on September 7.

The Mount Washington Observatory Gets a New Look

Extreme changes are taking place at the Mount Washington Observatory's mountaintop museum.

More >> Weekend Trips

Plan a Fall Trip to Hancock

Before the leaves fall, we take a last glorious weekend to paddle around our favorite waters in Hancock.

Between Seasons Trip to Sandwich, NH

We catch Sandwich between summer and leaf peepers, for a weekend split between the arts and the out-of-doors.


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.

More>> Sports & Recreation

ATV Fun in the North Country

The North Country in New Hampshire offers the best places to go ATVing including Ride the Wilds and Jericho Mountain State Park.

The Wildman Biathlon at Wildcat Mountain

Billed as “New England’s toughest single-day, multi-sport event,” the Wildman Biathlon at Wildcat Mountain is celebrating its 26th year on August 9.

Thrill Seeker? Check Out Downhill Mountain Biking

Check out what's happening on the slopes during the summer season