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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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Corbin Covered Bridge
Corbin Covered Bridge
Scenic in Newport, NH USA

The state suggested closing the bridge in May 1979, but the town reduced the posted weight limit from six to three tons. It was rehabilitated by the state in 1980 at a cost of $43,000.

County Covered Bridge
County Covered Bridge
Scenic in Hancock, NH USA

In 1852, a Long truss covered bridge was built on this site by Charles Gray of Hancock. In March 1936, a disastrous flood damaged the bridge beyond repair.

Cranmore Mountain
Cranmore Mountain
Recreation in North Conway, NH USA

Summer action and fun at Cranmore's Mountain Adventure Park “Play is good! Visit North Conway’s Playground this summer and experience adventures in our Mountain Adventure and Aerial Adventure Parks.

Crawford Notch State Park
Crawford Notch State Park
Recreation in Bartlett, NH USA

Crawford Notch State Park has picnicking, restrooms, hiking, fishing, a campground, laundry facilities, showers and parking. Leashed pets are allowed.

Currier Museum of Art
Currier Museum of Art things to do on a rainy day in Merrimack-Valley, NH
Art Museum in Manchester, NH USA

New Hampshire's premiere Fine Art Museum The Currier Museum of Art is dedicated to connecting art with people in innovative ways. The museum is home to a significant collection of European, American, and contemporary art, including works by Picasso, Monet, O'Keeffe, Le Witt, and works by New Hampshire artists.

Daniel Webster Birthplace State Historic Site
Daniel Webster Birthplace State Historic Site
Historic Site in Franklin, NH USA

The Daniel Webster Birthplace is associated with the birth and early childhood years of Daniel Webster, one of our country's most respected orators and statesmen.

Deer Mountain Campground
Deer Mountain Campground
Recreation in Pittsburg, NH USA

Deer Mountain Campground is located in Connecticut Lakes State Forest, adjacent to the Connecticut River between Second and Third Connecticut lakes and is just five minutes south of the Canadian border.

Derryfield Country Club
Derryfield Country Club
Golf in Manchester, NH USA

An 18-hole course featuring 6,117 yards of golf for a par of 70. The course rating is 67.9, with a slope rating of 118.

Dingleton Hill Covered Bridge
Dingleton Hill Covered Bridge
Scenic in Cornish, NH USA

The bridge was built by James Tasker who is known to have built at least eleven bridges in the area. It was assembled in a schoolyard and then transported to the site. The farmers who used it would occasionally repair it.

Dixville Notch State Park
Dixville Notch State Park
Recreation in Colebrook, NH USA

Dixville Notch State Park spans 127 acres. Within the park is a scenic gorge and waterfalls on two mountain brooks. Hiking trails lead to Table Rock and nearby mountains. Dixville Notch State Park has picnicking and hiking.

Durgin Covered Bridge
Durgin Covered Bridge
Scenic in Center Sandwich, NH USA

The first bridge constructed at this site was built to replace the ford, located nearly a quarter mile upstream. The ford carried the heavy traffic of bygone days across the river.

Duston Country Club
Duston Country Club
Golf in Hopkinton, NH USA

9 holes scenic course  featuring  2,109 yards of golf, par of 32. The course rating is 30.7 and it has a slope rating of 102.  Women par is 33, rating32.2, slope rating of 106.

Echo Lake State Park
Echo Lake State Park
Recreation in Conway, NH USA

Echo Lake State Park is a great place to take the family for a swim and picnic. A scenic trail around the lake provides great views of sheer, 700-foot Cathedral Ledge which towers over the lake.

Eisenhower Memorial Wayside Park
Eisenhower Memorial Wayside Park
Recreation in Whitefield, NH USA

Eisenhower Memorial Wayside Park is a seven-acre memorial park, established in 1979 as a gift from the Bretton Woods Corporation and honors the late President Dwight D. Eisenhower.

Ellacoya State Park
Ellacoya State Park
Recreation in Gilford, NH USA

Ellacoya State Park is located in Gilford on the southwest shore of Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire's largest lake.

Endicott Rock
Endicott Rock
Historic Site in Laconia, NH USA

Endicott Rock may be the oldest public monument in New England.

Fadden's Sugar House
Fadden's Sugar House
Tour in North Woodstock, NH USA

The Fadden Family's modern sugarhouse is located next to Peg's Restaurant in downtown North Woodstock and contains state-of-the-art equipment. Maple sap enters the sugarhouse where it pumped through a reverse osmosis machine which removes up to 75% of the water.

Feather Wool Tree Class w/Artist Jean Reed
Feather Wool Tree Class w/Artist Jean Reed things to do on a rainy day in Lakes-Region, NH
Shopping in Meredith, NH USA

Feather Wool Tree Class Spend a few creative hours with us at The League of NH Craftsmen – Meredith Fine Craft Gallery on Sunday, November 18th from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM to create beautiful Christmas trees for your home in this Feather Wool Tree Class with instructor, Jean Reed.

Finfighters Guide Service (fly Fishing)
Finfighters Guide Service (fly Fishing)
Fishing in Londonderry, NH USA

Set out from Base Camp on the Mad River in the scenic White Mountains of New Hampshire with licensed New Hampshire Guide, Registered Maine Master Guide, and Orvis Endorsed Fly Fishing Guide Richie Bernard.

Forest Lake State Park
Forest Lake State Park
Recreation in Whitefield, NH USA

Forest Lake State Park, one of the ten original state parks, was created in 1935. The park spans 397 acres and its 200-foot sandy beach lies on the shore of Forest Lake. Popular activities in the park include swimming, picnicking, mountain biking, fishing, and boating.

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Best Places to Stay in New Hampshire

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

Deer Mountain Lodge & Wilderness Resort
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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
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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.

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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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