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

June 1, 2017 ar-rtts-20150618-1795

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 ...

Bear Rock Adventures Wants to be Your ‘Guide to the Wilds’

June 1, 2017 WMATV BlurFoliage3829

A brand new fleet of 2017 Polaris RZRs, Rangers and Sportsman Touring OHRVs at Bear Rock Adventures is ready to take you right into the heart of the thrilling Ride the Wilds 1,000-plus-mile trail system where memories are ready to be made! With its fleet of incredible machines, diverse riding opportunities, including guided ATV tours and ...

8 Tips for Family-Friendly ATV Adventures

May 12, 2017 Bear Rock2 riders

Contributed by Wild Rock PR ATV’s and side-by-sides are an awesome way explore! With over a thousand miles of interconnected trails through Ride the Wilds, Northern New Hampshire is an up-and-coming destination for families looking for a way to unplug and reconnect. Check out these 8 tips brought to you by Bear Rock Adventures on how ...

Upper Ammonoosuc River Paddle-Hike

May 11, 2017 NH_Grand_Blog_Upper_Ammonoosuc_River_Paddle_Hike

By Karrie Thomas, NFCT Executive Director PUBLISHED APRIL 12, 2017, Reposted from the Northern Forest Canoe Trail’s Blog   I plan on revisiting the Upper Ammonoosuc River this summer and combine a paddle with a hike of the Percy Peaks Loop. Bill Schomburg, a dear NFCT friend who passed away recently, told me about Percy Peaks and the ...

Mohawk Falls Kicks Off the Summer Season with Dixville Notch Music, Arts & Crafts Festival!

May 7, 2017 img_1987

By Eileen Alexander A brand new event will kick off Memorial Day weekend and the summer season in New Hampshire’s North Country. The setting for the 1st Annual Dixville Notch Music, Arts & Crafts Festival, on May 27 and 28, is the beautiful 40-acre Mohawk Falls estate, situated on the banks of the lovely Mohawk River ...

Experience A “Northwoods Tradition” at Tall Timber Lodge & Rainbow Grille Tavern

May 7, 2017 NH_Grand_Cabins_Tall_Timber_Lodge

By Eileen Alexander Situated on the north shore of Back Lake in Pittsburg, Tall Timber Lodge has been welcoming guests since 1949. Today, the Lodge and Rainbow Grille Tavern appeal to guests who come for the excellent hunting and fishing the region offers, and also to those who arrive for a vacation or a weekend getaway ...

Exciting Rides & A Visit With Santa Make Wonderful Family Memories at Santa’s Village!

May 7, 2017 NH_Grand_Attractions_Santas_Village

By Eileen Alexander This summer, bring the family to visit Santa and his elves and reindeer at the jolly old elf’s vacation home in Jefferson, NH, and enjoy a fun-filled day of unlimited rides, shows, live professional performances, and outstanding attractions at Santa’s Village. The Christmas-themed Santa’s Village is a premiere New England attraction and one of ...

A Complete Guide to Must-Visit Coffee Spots in New Hampshire’s Grand North

April 28, 2017 NH_Grand_Blog_Coffee_Shops

Contributed by Jess Walter On a chilly New Hampshire morning, there’s nothing like a cup of hot coffee to get you feeling toasty. From the Great North Woods to the White Mountains, New Hampshire’s majestic Grand North boasts plenty of local coffee spots where guests can find fine food, artisanal brews, and friendly service. Start your ...

Fly Fishing in New Hampshire’s Great North Woods!

April 27, 2017

Do you Live Free and Fish? Learn more about New Hampshire’s Great North Woods, fly fishing, and why Bill & Greg live to fish on the Connecticut River. Plan a trip this summer to Lopstick Lodge.