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New Hampshire Tourism and Sightseeing
Welcome to New Hampshire, the Granite State! Do you want to see all that New Hampshire has to offer? Come explore the seven regions of the Granite state. This quaint New England state is bordered to the north by Canada, to the west by Vermont, to the east by Maine and the Atlantic Ocean, and to the south by Massachusetts. NH has a rich and varied landscape, which includes 140 mountain peaks, 1300 lakes and ponds, and 18 miles of seacoast.

With so many lakes, mountains, and miles of ocean shoreline, New Hampshire is diverse with every season. There are activities for everyone to enjoy as it gets plenty of snow in the winter, gorgeous flowers and fauna in the spring, warm summer days, and the foliage in the fall is breathtaking. New Hampshire is a beautiful state to visit year round.
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Clark's Bears
Clark's Bears Top Attraction!
Theme Park in Lincoln, NH USA

Trained bears, train ride, rides, museums, family fun!

Monadnock State Park
Monadnock State Park Top Attraction!
Recreation in Jaffrey, NH USA
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Monadnock State Park is located in and around the 3,165-ft. Mount Monadnock. The park is surrounded by thousands of acres of protected highlands. In 1987, Mount Monadnock was designated a National Natural Landmark.

Mount Washington Auto Road
Mount Washington Auto Road Top Attraction!
Excursion in Gorham, NH USA

Many years ago, the trip up Mt. Washington was made in horse drawn wagons called "stages.

Flume Gorge
Flume Gorge Top Attraction!
Scenic in Lincoln, NH USA

The Flume is a natural gorge extending 800 feet at the base of Mount Liberty. The walls of Conway granite rise to a height of 70 to 90 feet and are 12 to 20 feet apart. A trip into the Flume begins and ends at the Flume Visitor's Center.

Mount Washington Cog Railway
Mount Washington Cog Railway Top Attraction!
Excursion in Mount Washington, NH USA

The Mount Washington Cog Railway provides a sense of adventure and history as it carries passengers up a 3-mile-long trestle and the steepest railroad tracks in North America to the 6,288-foot summit of Mount Washington.

The Kancamagus Highway
The Kancamagus Highway Top Attraction!
Scenic in North Conway, NH USA

The Kancamagus Highway is a 34.5 mile scenic drive along NH's Rt. 112 in Northern New Hampshire that is well known as one of the best Fall Foliage viewing areas in the country.

Story Land
Story Land Top Attraction!
Theme Park in Glen, NH USA
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The children's theme park where fantasy lives! There's a smile and adventure around every corner at Story Land, the theme park geared for children from two to twelve, and their parents and grandparents.

“Summer-Thyme” Herbal Retreat
“Summer-Thyme” Herbal Retreat
Recreation in Tamworth, NH USA

Relaxing herbal weekend retreat at Remick Museum & Farm Fully immerse yourself in a relaxing herbal weekend at the beautiful Remick Museum & Farm homestead in Tamworth Village. Learn the many ways to easily bring herbal medicine into your life.

2-Day Basket Weaving Workshop (Group 4) with Ray Lagasse
2-Day Basket Weaving Workshop (Group 4) with Ray Lagasse things to do on a rainy day in Lakes-Region, NH
Recreation in Meredith, NH USA

Lidded Basket Weaving Workshop The League of NH Craftsmen – Meredith Fine Craft Gallery will be offering a 2-Day Lidded Basket Weaving workshop with League-juried artist, Ray Lagasse on Saturday, November 3, 2018 and Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

29th Annual gingerbread house contest & exhibition
29th Annual gingerbread house contest & exhibition things to do on a rainy day in Seacoast, NH
Art Gallery in Portsmouth, NH USA

Over 100 entries, from children through professionals. Visit over 100 Gingerbread creations, and vote for your favorites. Entries from kids, families, adults, businesses and professionals.Enjoy browsing in our Museum Shop for unique gifts, and visiting a photography exhibit by Carl Austin Hyatt. All at Discover Portsmouth.

A Summer Day at the Farm
A Summer Day at the Farm
Farm in Tamworth, NH USA

Family-friendly activities, tours and farm chores Remick Country Doctor Museum Farm, located in quaint Tamworth Village, New Hampshire, is a picturesque rural life museum and a working farm.

Ahern State Park
Ahern State Park
Recreation in Laconia, NH USA

Ahern State Park spans 128 acres, with 3,500 feet of shoreline on Lake Winnisquam. The park was transferred to the state in November, 1994 as Governor's State Park, and renamed by statute in 1998. Ahern State Park has biking, hiking, fishing and parking.

Al Gauron Deep Sea Fishing and Whale Watching
Al Gauron Deep Sea Fishing and Whale Watching
Recreation in Hampton, NH USA

Al Gauron Deep Sea Fishing & Whale Watching Half day, full day, 2 hour night fishing trips as well as our 12 hour marathon fishing trip available. Whale watching and firework cruises also available. Conveniently located in beautiful Hampton Beach, NH.

Albany Covered Bridge
Albany Covered Bridge
Scenic in Conway, NH USA

The first bridge on this site was constructed in 1857 and destroyed by a windstorm in 1858. At that time, Amzi Russell and Leandre Morton entered into an agreement with the town to build a new bridge for $1,300 minus the amount previously paid for the original bridge.

America's Stonehenge
America's Stonehenge
Tour in Salem, NH USA

A 4,000 year old archaeological site. A maze of man made chambers and astronomical alignments. Self guided tours and an introductory video provide insight into who may have constructed this amazing site.

American Independence Museum
American Independence Museum things to do on a rainy day in Seacoast, NH
Museum in Exeter, NH USA

The American Independence Museum promotes awareness, increases understanding and celebrates the achievement of American Independence so as to recognize the many facets of the founding of our Nation, and to encourage and inspire civic engagement today.

Amoskeag Fishways Learning and Visitors Center
Amoskeag Fishways Learning and Visitors Center things to do on a rainy day in Merrimack-Valley, NH
Nature in Manchester, NH USA

The Amoskeag Fishways Learning and Visitors Center is an environmental education center located in Manchester, NH on the beautiful Merrimack River.

Androscoggin Wayside Park
Androscoggin Wayside Park
Recreation in Errol, NH USA

Androscoggin Wayside Park, a part of Mollidgewock State Park, is located along the Androscoggin River and lies within the Thirteen Mile Woods. It is a scenic spot for picnicking and fishing, and a favorite for canoeing.

Annett Wayside Park
Annett Wayside Park
Recreation in Rindge, NH USA

Annett Wayside Park is part of the 1,494 acre Annett State Forest and is located near the Cathedral of the Pines National Shrine. It is a beautiful spot for picnicking. A 1/4 mile hiking trail offers a pleasant stroll to the edge of Black Reservoir.

Apple Hill Golf Club
Apple Hill Golf Club
Golf in East Kingston, NH USA

Enjoy Apple Hill's par three course to sharpen the approach game or challenge yourself to a full eighteen hole layout on our championship 18 hole course.

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Places to stay



Best Places to Stay in New Hampshire

Inn By The Bandstand
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From $184 / night.

Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Pleasant View Bed & Breakfast
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From $155 / night.

Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
The Nutmeg Inn Bed And Breakfast -adult Only
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From $149 / night.

The Tartan Fox At The Meadmere
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From $120 / night.

Non Smoking Rooms.
Top Notch At Northbrook
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From $210 / night.

Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Time to Visit New Hampshire

The best time to visit New Hampshire is in the fall and summer. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the low 40's and highs in the low 50's. Nights are cold with lows in the low 30's. Summer temperatures are cool with averages in the mid 60's and highs in the mid 70's. Summer nights are cool with lows in the low 50's.

Spring Visit New Hampshire in the summerSummer Visit New Hampshire in the fallFall Winter

Monthly Temperatures in New Hampshire

Month Low Avg High
January 7.9 18.8 29.7
February 9.9 21.6 33.3
March 20.5 31.5 42.4
April 31.5 43.0 54.4
May 42.5 55.0 67.5
June 51.9 64.0 76.0
July 57.0 69.0 80.9
August 55.2 67.1 78.8
September 46.9 58.6 70.3
October 35.5 47.1 58.7
November 27.1 36.7 46.2
December 15.2 24.9 34.5

Destinations in and around New Hampshire to Visit

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