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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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Governor Wentworth Historic Site
Governor Wentworth Historic Site
Historic Site in Wolfeboro, NH USA

At Governor Wentworth Historic Site, explore the remains of an extensive northern plantation built just before the outbreak of the American Revolution. Built by New Hampshire's second Royal Governor, John Wentworth, the mansion burned to the ground in 1820.


Great Glen Trails
Great Glen Trails
Recreation in Gorham, NH USA

Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center is New Hampshire's most family friendly winter fun headquarters. More than 45 kilometers of trails offers classic and skate crosscountry skiing, as well as snow tubing and snowshoeing in the heart of winter's most magnificent setting.

Greenfield State Park
Greenfield State Park
Recreation in Greenfield, NH USA

Greenfield State Park has picnicking, swimming, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, a campground, showers, a trailer sanitary atation and parking.

Groveton Covered Bridge
Groveton Covered Bridge
Scenic in Groveton, NH USA

The bridge was built by Captain Charles Richardson and his son. When U.S. Route 3 was reconstructed in 1939, the Groveton covered bridge was bypassed. It was repaired by Milton Graton and his son Arnold in 1964-1965. A water supply line is suspended beneath the bridge.

Gunstock Mountain Resort
Gunstock Mountain Resort
Skiing in Gilford, NH USA

New Hampshire 4 Season Playground Introduction Gunstock Mountain Resort is one of the longest established ski areas in the US, opening in 1937, it boasted the second chairlift operating in North America.


Gunstock Segway Experience
Gunstock Segway Experience
Segway PT Tour in Gilford, NH USA

Come to Gunstock during the warm season to enjoy a segway tour. Gunstock Segway Experience in Gilford, NH.

Hackleboro Orchards - Canterbury
Hackleboro Orchards - Canterbury
Recreation in Canterbury, NH USA

2016 CELEBRATING OUR 25TH APPLE SEASON AT HACKLEBORO ORCHARDS Working farm with fruits, vegetables and 18 varieties of apples with 9 varieties available for "Pick Your Own".

Ham Arena
Ham Arena things to do on a rainy day in White-Mountains, NH
Recreation in Conway, NH USA

Public skating, stick and puck, hockey lessons and leagues, figure skating, tournaments.

Hampton Airfield
Hampton Airfield
Recreation in North Hampton, NH USA

Est. in 1946, 60 antique and classic aircraft, biplane rides,piper cub training, flight school


Hampton Beach
Hampton Beach
Recreation in Hampton, NH USA


Hampton Beach State Park
Hampton Beach State Park
Recreation in Hampton, NH USA

Hampton Beach State Park provides year-round recreation, with Atlantic ocean-front facilities situated along miles of sandy beach. Activities in the park include swimming, fishing, picnicking, and RV camping with full hook-ups in the campground.

Hand-painted Yarn Class with Doug Masury
Hand-painted Yarn Class with Doug Masury things to do on a rainy day in Lakes-Region, NH
Recreation in Meredith, NH USA

Learn to create your own hand-painted yarn skeins. Learn How to Hand Paint Yarn with Freedom of Choice Held in Henniker, NH Two classes in One! Doug will teach you the process of Hand Painting Yarn as well as “How To Develop Your Own Vision” – his unique color creation technique utilizing FREEDOM of choice.

Hannah Duston Memorial State Historic Site
Hannah Duston Memorial State Historic Site
Historic Site in Boscawen, NH USA

Hannah Duston Memorial was erected in 1874 and is the first publically-funded statue in New Hampshire.

Harris Center For Conservation Education
Harris Center For Conservation Education
Nature in Hancock, NH USA

Harris Center trails are free and open year-round to the public. A kiosk is located at the trailhead just outside our office, a good place to start exploring.

Hartmann Model Railroad, Ltd.
Hartmann Model Railroad, Ltd. things to do on a rainy day in White-Mountains, NH
Museum in Intervale, NH USA

We have a 8'000 sqft Model Railroad and Toy Museum with 10 operating layouts and over 15'000 items on display, not only trains, everything that moves. A 8'000 sqft Hobby Shop filled with all kind of goodies and an outdoor ride on train.

Henniker Covered Bridge
Henniker Covered Bridge
Scenic in Henniker, NH USA

The Henniker bridge was built by Milton Graton and his son Arnold in 1972 using traditional methods. For example, the framed trusses were pulled across the river by a team of oxen.

High 5 Ballooning
High 5 Ballooning
Balloon Ride in Derry, NH USA

Come and fly with us on an aerial adventure that will give you a memory that will last a lifetime. We are New England's only full time, full service ballooning company and have been offering rides since 1999.

High 5 Ballooning
High 5 Ballooning
Balloon Ride in Derry, NH USA

Scenic hot air balloon rides in southern NH Hot air balloon rides over the beautiful Merrimack River valley and southern New Hampshire. We are New England's only full time full service hot air balloon ride company offering flights at sunrise, seven days a week, year round, weather permitting.

High Hopes Orchard, LLC
High Hopes Orchard, LLC things to do on a rainy day in Monadnock, NH
Shopping in Westmoreland, NH USA

Apple Orchard, pyo berries, farm stand, amusement park Enjoy our farmstand from July through September. Pick your own raspberries in July, blueberries in August and September.

Hillsborough's Historic Stone Arch Bridges
Hillsborough's Historic Stone Arch Bridges
Historic Site in Hillsborough, NH USA

National Historic Structures & Civil Engineering Landmarks If you are interested in historic sites, engineering, or photography and you would like to spend time meandering down lesser traveled paths, set your GPS and take a tour of Hillsborough's scenic stone arch bridges.

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Best Places to Stay in New Hampshire


Bernerhof Inn Bed And Breakfast
Guest Score:
From $99 / night.


Restaurant.
Deer Mountain Lodge & Wilderness Resort
Guest Score:
From $176 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Hampton Inn Dover
Guest Score:
From $109 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Lovely Townhouse With Views
Guest Score:
From $202 / night.


Free Internet.
Omni Bretton Arms At Mount Washington
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From $159 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.

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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