Family-friendly things to do

Ten Great Options For “Skis-off” Fun

Although skiing and New Hampshire is a match made in heaven for many, it’s not the “be all, end all” for everyone. Check out these cold-weather activities to get everyone outside this winter.

Specialty Publications and Annual Resource Guides

Here you will find some of our favorite family-friendly resources and helpful guides, including: Stepping Stones (a guidebook for people with disabilities and their families), Family Summer Fun Guide, Independent School Guide and NH Next (a guide focused on life after high school).

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School Guide


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Christmas Lights Displays

If you're the type to pack the family into the car for a lights tour around the neighborhood, then you might be interested in these dazzling displays. Here are dates for the 2022-2023 season.

In Praise of Small Hills

This story is not about Alpine ski resorts. No, no, no, that would be too easy, too broad. This is about ski areas. Small ski areas, to be precise. Ski gems, if you will. 

Local New Year's Eve Events

No matter what you're looking to do in the final moments of 2022, we’ve got you covered with fun events and activities to bid the year adieu.

New Hampshire Winter Survival Guide

Reimagine “fun in the sun” with us. This winter we’re trading warm, breezy beaches for snow-dusted walking trails — and it’s going to be a blast.

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Along with our features on our favorite summer events and fun to be found in the Great North Woods and White Mountains, we checked in with “New Hampshire Life” show host Kate Sullivan, who shares her top 10 Granite State activities, which include glamping and four-wheeling to surf lessons and mountain biking. Then, longtime friend of New Hampshire Magazine and local author Dan Szczesny shares some top-tier Dad advice: free (and crowd-free), unique summer adventures that are sure to inspire and stoke curiosity in your children.

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ParentingNH archives

Although we are saddened that our sister publication, ParentingNH, has ceased publication, we’re happy to welcome its readers into the New Hampshire Magazine family.

For your convenience, a digital archive of ParentingNH issues can be found in the list below.

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