Things to Do

Country Roads

Head north on Route 153 Agroup of charming rural villages lie along meandering Route 153, offering a 40-mile shun-pikers alternative to busy Route 16 between Wakefield and Conway. Leave Rte. 16 on Rte. 153, entering the Wakefield Corner Historic District.…

Cornish Celebrity

Even with the first name of Salmon, he succeeded.Here’s a quick history quiz for New Hampshire-philes: Which U.S. Supreme Court Justice wrote the lone dissent in Bradwell v. Illinois in 1873, asserting the constitutional right of women to practice law?…

Sea Captains in Concert at Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse

October 25, Portsmouth On Sunday, October 25, the Sea Captains will perform at Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse. The outdoor concert will celebrate the release of their first full-length album, "Unfathomable," which will be available starting October 20. You will find the…

Hit the Road

Beautiful Biking AheadIn 1896 Susan B. Anthony was quoted as having said, “The bicycle has done more for the emancipation of women than anything else in the world.” She was referring in part to how the bicycle helped to make…

Spooky Portsmouth

Make no bones about it, Portsmouth is a community that takes its Halloween seriously. On the last night in October, under rain or clear skies, creativity is on full display in the annual Portsmouth Halloween Parade. Streets downtown are closed…

Catch the Colors

Begin in Groveton, north of Lancaster on Route 3, and follow Route 110 east to Stark Covered Bridge, one of the state's most perfectly set, beside a white church. Walk through the bridge to look back at a view that…

Happy Trails

An easy canter is the perfect pace to enjoy fall. From north to south, Granite Staters love horses. The White Mountains region is home to a high concentration of outdoor recreational sports and activities for every member of the family…

The Ring of Fire

Living life amidst long-ago creation.Time is a crucible. So is life. So is the fragile, shifting, cracking tectonic egg shell of our earth. And so is its molten, bubbling yolk, sometimes erupting through cracks in the shell as volcanoes, sometimes…

Sweater Weather

September days are perfect for picking apples, admiring the first fall colors and traveling historic roads.Leave I-93 in Concord via exit 16 at Rte. 132 and follow Oak Hill Road around the side of Oak Hill until it joins School…

Hike to a Hut

N.H. trails have a range of stop-over places For New Hampshire hikers, mountain huts are special places. There are those that are high in the White Mountains surrounded by an alpine landscape that varies from thick forest to dramatic tundra-like…