New Hampshire

New Hampshire Travel Guide

With a professional falconer, conduct a one-on-one half-day Field Hunt, in which you follow a hawk as it stalks pheasants, quail, and partridges, at one of America’s only schools of falconry.

Coastal New England has one of America's largest collections of working lighthouses (138). New Hampshire native Jeremy D'Entremont leads five-hour land-and-sea tours of the most enchanting locations. Top stop: Portsmouth Harbor, allegedly haunted by its former keeper.

Take the kids up the Northeast’s highest mountain, an excitingly steep ride on 1869 steam trains

Swing by Steve Boucher's Island Bike Rental in Northeast Harbor to rent a bike and learn the ins and outs of the island's paths.

Take ski lessons at this family-friendly mountain resort.

Stroll the gardens this historic estate of stone walls, a Colonial Revival mansion, and rushing brooks on Lake Sunapee that adjoins 675 acres of protected forest.

Annabelle’s owner, retired doctor Lewis Palosky, thinks of himself as “an artist, not a businessman,” and his credo is evident in the thick—difficult to pierce with a spoon—and intensely flavorful ice cream. Black raspberry, a New England staple, pops on the palate.

Whirl on the Crazy Barn and other rides.

The outdoor chapel sits on a bluff and overlooks Mount Monadnock. There's a beautiful altar made of stones donated from every state in the nation.

Hikers love the 1,000-plus network of trails that crisscross this 800,000-acre forest. Its 100-plus waterfalls are stunning any time of year.

This once-fading New Hampshire family ski mountain has linked with Eastern Mountain Sports to create an extraordinary outdoor adventure playground.