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Gorham Through the Eyes of a Thru-Hiker

May 24, 2018 Gorham, NH

Gorham Through the Eyes of a Thru-Hiker Posted by Jean Clarke It was 2016 and my daughter, Mikayla aka Brightside, was thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail. As a thru-hiker mom, I had visited her in places like Hot Springs, North Carolina and Vernon, New Jersey. But, after five months, she was finally in New Hampshire and I was thrilled ...

Hike Like a Local in Shelburne Valley

April 30, 2018 SHelburne Valley

The narrow Shelburne Valley, defined by the Androscoggin River and mountain ranges to the north and south, has a long history of hikers enjoying its mountain trails. Settled late in American history, the first white settlers did not venture into the half-mile wide valley until just before the Revolutionary War. The river bottoms, at an ...

Eat Like A Local: Plenty of Options in Whitefield and Lancaster

April 26, 2018 Mountain View Grand Resort

As spring folds gently into summer, the urge to get out and explore the highways and byways of northern New Hampshire takes over. Many travelers heading north enjoy the ride along Route 3, which takes them right through Whitefield and Lancaster on up to the Canadian border. When hunger strikes you might consider stopping at ...

Hike Like a Local in the Androscoggin Valley

April 20, 2018 Mascot Pond

Spring has officially sprung in the North Country. Now it’s time to get out there and explore those trails! If you want to hike like a local, here are a couple hidden gems we like to keep all to ourselves. A short easy hike would be onto Mount Jasper. It is located right behind the Berlin ...

Visit Art Galleries & Theatres Like a Local

April 2, 2018 Nicole Knowlton

Northern New Hampshire is brimming over with exciting cultural activities and events to attend, art-filled galleries to visit, and many beautiful and historic buildings to explore and enjoy. Year round, but particularly during the summer months, there are so many cultural happenings to choose from that it would be easy to be out every day ...

“Your Adventure Starts Here” – Time to plan your family adventure in the Androscoggin Valley!

March 28, 2018 NH_Grand_event_Great_Glen_SkiNaturalis

It seems like Mother Nature does not want to let go of winter just yet in the Androscoggin Valley.  There is STILL some great downhill & cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, dogsledding, tubing and snowmobiling for the winter enthusiasts out there! Visit the Androscoggin Valley Chamber of Commerce website to make plans to Eat, Shop & Explore ...

Treat Yourself to a Good Meal in the Androscoggin Valley

March 5, 2018 NH_Grand_Best_Of_Libbys_Bistro

After living in New Hampshire’s North Country for almost 40 years, we’ve tried most of the restaurants at least once. The Androscoggin Valley communities of Berlin and Gorham are high on our list of favorite destinations, both for the area’s attractions and its variety of dining choices. Here are a few that pop to the ...

Find Your Home Base in New Hampshire’s Winter Wonderland

March 5, 2018 Mountain View Grand

Yes, we know it’s cold outside and you just want to snuggle in for the duration. But really, there’s no good reason to stay home this winter when you could be out exploring a region of the state defined by its gorgeous scenery, outstanding outdoor attractions, and the amazing hospitality offered by its many lodging ...

Find a Deal Like a Local

February 1, 2018 NH_Grand_dining_Beal_House_Burger_Nite

Let’s face it … we all live on a budget especially when it comes to dining out. Well you’re in luck because between Littleton and Bethlehem you can pretty much find a great deal almost every night of the week. Let’s start in the little town of Bethlehem at the Cold Mountain Cafe. Mondays are for a Burger ...

Winter is Better in New Hampshire’s Grand North!

January 9, 2018 Bretton Woods

Plenty of snow has us raring to get outdoors and enjoy all that white gold! If you like to ski, snowboard, snowshoe, snowmachine, dog sled, fat bike, ice fish, or ice skate, head for points north this winter for a wonderful day, weekend or longer visit. We’ll start you off with a few of our favorites! Choose ...