Itineraries

Fall in Love with Northern New Hampshire This Autumn

September 18, 2017 mtn-view-grand-golf-course-fall

Colorful Foliage & Outstanding Attractions Are A Winning Combination Visitors arrive from all over the world to view New Hampshire’s brilliant fall foliage. In the northern part of the Granite State peak foliage, the point at which the color of the leaves is the brightest, generally happens between mid-September and mid-October, from north to south. “The fall ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Waterfall Watching Is A True Spring Pleasure!

April 11, 2017 NH_Grand_Blog_Intineraries

By Eileen Alexander When the temperatures warm up under the gorgeous blue skies of spring, the sun goes to work on the snowpack at the higher elevations sending torrents of icy water cascading down from the mountains, into waiting rivers that carry it to the sea. These are the days that are perfect to go Waterfall ...

Ride the Wilds on Coos County’s ATV Trail System

March 15, 2017 WMATV BlurFoliage3829

By Eileen Alexander Fresh air, wildlife, pristine lakes and streams, towering spruce trees, majestic views and an exciting and varied trail system are ready and waiting for you when you go ATVing on the Ride the Wilds trail system in Coös County in northern New Hampshire. To the wide open spaces and miles and miles of trails ...

Explore the Androscoggin Valley in the Winter

March 8, 2017 GreatGlenWomen_XCskiers

Written by: Glenda and Gordon Globetrotter (aka anonymous!) Hometown: Boston Bio: We just celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary with a wonderful weekend in the historic Androscoggin Valley. Although we love international travel, there is nothing like returning to one’s roots to rekindle fond memories and discover new adventures. Glenda spent childhood summers on her grandparents’ farm in ...

Snowmobiling, Ice Fishing, Dining and More!

March 8, 2017 NH_Grand_Tall_Timber_Lodge_Snowmobiling

Snowmobiling, Ice Fishing, Dining and more! Written by: Gaston Gray Jay Bio: I love to meet visitors to the Grand North, especially when they stop for lunch trailside and share their sandwiches and snacks with me. I’m rather chatty, but I have good manners and will eat right from your hand if you’ll let me. Winter is the perfect season ...