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Family Summer Road Trip: From the Cliffs of Acadia Park, ME to White Water Rafting in Errol, NH

July 21, 2017 Repelling down a waterfall in Franconia Notch area

Every summer we take a family vacation but the challenge is trying to find a place to go with two active boys ages 19 and 20 who want high adrenaline pumping activities.  This summer, we decided to go up to Maine for the week and spend 3 nights in Bar Harbor before heading over the ...

Littleton Welcomes Visitors To Its Friendly & Vibrant Downtown

July 17, 2017 NH_Grand_blog_Littleton_Itinerary

A vibrant Main Street lined with interesting shops and historic buildings, an intriguing Riverwalk, a covered pedestrian bridge over the Ammonoosuc River, and the world’s largest candy counter are just some of the delights awaiting visitors to Littleton. Littleton is a gateway community to the northern White Mountains and Great North Woods and the innumerable outdoor ...

Kick Back, Relax & Enjoy Summer at Tarry Ho Campground, Cabins & Ice Cream

July 13, 2017 NH_Grand_Lodging_Cabins_Camping_Tarry_Ho_Campground

Tarry Ho Campground, Cabins & Ice Cream on Route 302 in Twin Mountain, ticks off all the boxes for visitors looking for a close-to-nature experience with terrific amenities. Whether you are tenting, looking forward to sleeping in a cabin, or bringing your own RV, you’ll appreciate the friendly staff, fresh mountain air, beautiful views, and ...

Get Your Summer On with Whitewater Rafting and Paws & Paddles Packages at Raft NH & Muddy Paw Sled Dog Kennel

July 13, 2017 NH_Grand_Adrenaline_Activities_Raft_NH

A variety of whitewater rafting adventures that range from mild Class II to wild Class IV along with rolling sled dog rides headline the thrilling summer packages offered by Raft NH and Muddy Paw Sled Dog Kennel. The family-friendly trips are designed to appeal to everyone, with no experience necessary. The popular Paws & Paddles package lets ...

MOMS Lancaster Celebrates New Store with Grand Opening, July 22 & 23

July 13, 2017 NH_Grand_event_Grand_Opening_Moms_Lancaster

North Country on- and off-road riders now have their own go-to powersports store with the Grand Opening of MOMS Lancaster, at the junction of Routes 2 and 3 in Lancaster. The two-day celebration, on July 22 and 23, will introduce customers to MOMS product selection and service, with giveaways, free food and entertainment, a car show, ...

Mud, Music & More at the Jericho ATV Festival Presented by Progressive, August 4 & 5

July 13, 2017 NH_Grand_JerichoATV_Courtesy_Mark_Ducharme_Photography

Get ready for a terrific line-up of Mud, Music & More at the 8th Annual Jericho ATV Festival Presented by Progressive on August 4 and 5. Last year’s Festival drew 6,000 visitors, and the tally at this year’s premiere ATV event is expected to be higher! Beautiful Jericho Mountain State Park is the setting for dozens ...

Northern New Hampshire: Where the Arts & Outdoor Attractions Meet

July 12, 2017 NH_Grand_Best_Of_WREN

The region’s beautiful mountain views and pastoral vistas first drew artists to the White Mountains and the northern reaches of the state in the early years of the 19th century, drawn here by a dramatic landscape of towering peaks, rushing rivers and stately forests, and capturing them forever on canvas. These 19th century artists gave ...

Mt. Washington Auto Road Summer Events

June 30, 2017

Subaru Mt. Washington Hill Climb: July 7-9, 2017 Three days, 75 cars, some of the best race and rally drivers from around the world, competing for “King of the Hill” honors on the Northeast’s tallest peak-Mt. Washington! Known as one of the oldest motor sports events in the United States, the Climb to the Clouds was first run ...

The Mt. Washington Auto Road has Been Thrilling Visitors for more Than 150 Years!

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For a one-of-a-kind experience drive yourself or take a guided tour up the Mt. Washington Auto Road to the summit of Mt. Washington, the highest peak in the Northeast. Be sure to pack your camera or iPhone because you’ll want to snap lots of photos along the way of the breathtaking vistas. First opened in 1861, ...

The Tillotson Center Is Home To Visual & Performing Arts, Community Heritage

June 1, 2017 NH_Grand_Arts_Culture_Tillotson_Center

Now a vibrant arts and cultural center, more than a century ago the Tillotson Center was known as “the Balsams Barn.” The original building housed the horses and carriages that carried guests from the Colebrook train station to Dixville Notch and what is now The Balsams resort. During the 1920s it served as a meeting ...