Destination NH

Historic Opportunities

Our Top 10 neighborhoods where History and community combine."I think what makes New Hampshire special is that many of our villages are still intact, with the same architectural features they've had for 100 or 200 years," says Nadine Peterson, preservation…

Postcards from the Edge

Tom wanted to revisit his childhood summer in the quaint camps and villages that surround our state's biggest lake. His wife, Stacy, a city girl, was reluctant to linger where the culinary and cultural highlights were not separated by blocks,…

The Perfect B&B to Fit Your Style

To B&B or not to B&B, that is the question. The answer - why not? The Granite State offers a B&B for every taste. They vary with the personalities and whims of their owners. While staying at a small establishment…

A Place to Call Your Own?

Scanning through the real estate listings can be a bit like browsing the personal ads. Those lonely, lovely properties sound attractive, but is there a match made in heaven just for you? After all, you wouldn't select your spouse based…

Five Remedies for the N.H. Property Tax Blues

Contents; Tax havens, easements, abatements, re-assessments, exemptions and current use. Warning: Take with a grain of salt.No.1Move to a Tax HavenTax rates vary from zero to almost $32. So check our list for the lowest tax rates across the state.…

I Hate Town Meeting

I hate town meeting. Town meeting is a laboratory sink for psychologists. Every dreadful facet of human nature reveals itself at these gatherings. One must have the emotions of a sociopath to escape town meeting with one's soul intact. I…

A Tale of Two Cities

Concord, N.H., hums with political power while tipping its hat to shoppers and sightseers. Stay-at-home moms grip strollers in the coffee shops behind representatives, senators and future presidents. It's one of those rare towns where, on Main Street, pedestrians really…