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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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Fort Constitution State Historic Site
Fort Constitution State Historic Site
Historic Site in New Castle, NH USA

Fort Constitution State Historic Site is located on a peninsula on the northeast corner of New Castle Island. It overlooks both the Piscataqua River and the Atlantic Ocean. The grounds provide a casual gathering spot for picnics.

Fort Stark State Historic Site
Fort Stark State Historic Site
Historic Site in New Castle, NH USA

Fort Stark Historic Site is located on a peninsula historically called Jerry's Point on the southeast corner of New Castle Island. It overlooks the Piscataqua River, Little Harbor and the Atlantic Ocean. Fort Stark was named in honor of John Stark, commander of N.H.

Four Centuries of Furniture in Portsmouth
Four Centuries of Furniture in Portsmouth things to do on a rainy day in Seacoast, NH
Art Museum in Portsmouth, NH USA

Historic furniture & an exhibit of the NH Furniture Masters Furniture—one of the most commonly used artifacts of everyday life—helps us understand shifts in taste and style, evolving social customs and behaviors, and changes in technology and economics.

Franconia Heritage Museum
Franconia Heritage Museum things to do on a rainy day in White-Mountains, NH
Museum in Franconia, NH USA

A 1878 New England Farm House that reflects life in Franconia since the town's founding in 1772. Franconia Iron Furnace Interpretive Center. Self-guided, always open, One mile north of Franconia Heritage Museum.

Franconia Notch State Park
Franconia Notch State Park
Recreation in Franconia, NH USA

Franconia Notch State Park has picnicking, restrooms, a visitor center, swimming, biking, hiking, fishing, canoeing, a boat ramp, a campground, RV camping, showers, a trailer sanitary atation, downhill skiing and parking.

Franconia Village Xc Ski Center
Franconia Village Xc Ski Center
Skiing in Franconia, NH USA

The Franconia Inn maintains a network of trails totaling over 65km. Most of the trails are single track in width, winding through the woods, over brooks and across meadows.

Franklin Opera House
Franklin Opera House things to do on a rainy day in Lakes-Region, NH
Theatre in Franklin, NH USA

A performance venue for artistic, theatrical and musical productions of various genres. Located in downtown Franklin in the historic Opera House building, built in 1893, the Opera House features a beautiful curved balcony with unobstructed views of the stage.

Franklin Pierce Homestead State Historic Site
Franklin Pierce Homestead State Historic Site
Historic Site in Hillsborough, NH USA

Franklin Pierce Homestead is operated by the Hillsborough Historical Society, is the boyhood home of America's fourteenth president and is a spacious and beautiful, federal style country home.

Frye's Measure Mill
Frye's Measure Mill things to do on a rainy day in Monadnock, NH
Tour in Wilton, NH USA

Welcome to Frye's Measure Mill. Now an historic landmark recently listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Frye's Measure Mill has been water powered since the 1850's.

Fuller Gardens
Fuller Gardens
Botanical Garden in North Hampton, NH USA

Fuller Gardens is a public botanical garden that was once part of the summer estate of Alvan T. Fuller on the Seacoast of New Hampshire. It's a delightful oasis situated a stone's throw from the ocean.

Fuller's Sugarhouse
Fuller's Sugarhouse things to do on a rainy day in Great-North-Woods, NH
Tour in Lancaster, NH USA

A very modern maple sugarhouse using the latest technologies, a gift shop selling pure New Hampshire maple products and locally made new Hampshire jellies, jams, pickles, soups, dip mixes , pottery and more. Tours always available.

Funspot things to do on a rainy day in Lakes-Region, NH
Recreation in Laconia, NH USA

The Largest Arcade In The World!

Gardner Memorial Wayside Park
Gardner Memorial Wayside Park
Recreation in Springfield, NH USA

Garrison Players Art Center
Garrison Players Art Center things to do on a rainy day in Lakes-Region, NH
Theatre in Rollinsford, NH USA

Garrison Players is a nonprofit, volunteer-based community theatre group founded in 1953 and dedicated to enriching the cultural life of its audience.

Gertrude Fiske - American Master
Gertrude Fiske - American Master things to do on a rainy day in Seacoast, NH
Art Gallery in Portsmouth, NH USA

Art Exhibition of women painters past and present. Three art exhibits at Discover Portsmouth. Gertrude Fiske (1879-1961), a Weston, Massachusetts, native who painted in Portsmouth, is an American Master. She was a favored student and then the peer of several American Impressionists, including Edmund C.

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.

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Best Places to Stay in New Hampshire

Bernerhof Inn Bed And Breakfast
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From $99 / night.

Deer Mountain Lodge & Wilderness Resort
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From $176 / night.

Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Hampton Inn Dover
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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.

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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