Destination NH

Inside Multicultural Manchester

If you have international tastes and a domestic budget, a Queen City daycation has a lot to offer. Manchester’s federal status as New Hampshire’s refugee resettlement area has attracted ethnic groups from around the world. More than 80 languages are…

Inside Multicultural Manchester

If you have international tastes and a domestic budget, a Queen City daycation has a lot to offer. Manchester’s federal status as New Hampshire’s refugee resettlement area has attracted ethnic groups from around the world. More than 80 languages are…

Our Green Valley

Plainfield, N.H: The field is not plain, despite the name. It is on a plain — a plain renowned for a fertility borne of the work of a hundred million years.It was in the warmth of the Mesozoic Era that…

Sunapee 2009

Our lake and mountain view guide to good eating, sleeping, antiquing, crafting, shopping, schlepping, hiking, history and the many ways to access the sparkling water of one of New Hampshire’s best-kept secrets.Brunch Fest Hey, you’re on vacation — why not…

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,…

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…

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…

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 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…