New Hampshire

New Hampshire Travel Guide

Canterbury was a prominent Shaker village for 200 years and stands as a remarkable—and picturesque—example of how Shaker life evolved over time.

Unlike other outfitters in the area, Maine State Sea Kayak brings you to the remote western side of the island on four-hour tours to see osprey, seals, and loons. The three-hour kayaking trip from Pretty Marsh to Clark Cove is perfect for beginners.

This farm, founded in 1655, is the perfect autumn stop for apple-picking.

Visit the “World’s Longest Candy Counter”.

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.