Outdoor Activites & Attractions

“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 ...

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 ...

Wrap Up the Year in Style

December 20, 2017

During December plan a visit to Northern New Hampshire, where our shops are brimming with gifts for everyone on your list, outdoor recreational opportunities abound — we have our fingers crossed for lots of snow! — and the pace of life is a bit more relaxed during this hectic season. Bring the kids for a visit ...

Kick Back in November!

November 9, 2017 NH_Grand_attraction_TheRocks

November is an excellent month to treat yourself to a romantic getaway or a family excursion before the holiday craziness has you in its grip. This month, choose and cut your own Christmas tree at The Rocks Estate, tune up your ski and snowboard gear at Drummond’s Mountain Shop, and relax and unwind at the ...

Fall in Love with Northern New Hampshire This Autumn

September 18, 2017

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 ...

Legends, Lore, Meals & More Await Hikers at AMC’s High Huts of the White Mountains

August 3, 2017

Northern New Hampshire is a hiker’s paradise, and the Appalachian Mountain Club’s High Huts of the White Mountains offer a unique brand of hospitality, including overnight accommodations with hearty home-cooked dinners and breakfasts. Each of the eight High Huts is spaced a day’s hike apart, with self-service and full-service seasonal options. The Huts’ origins can be ...

Get Your Outdoor Adventure On At ELC Outdoors

August 3, 2017 ELC Outdoors Errol NH Great North Woods

Whether you like your outdoors wild or mild, ELC Outdoors has created a choice mix of adventure and recreational packages that explore the rivers and forests of Northern New Hampshire and Western Maine. Choose from a menu of single or multi-day experiences that include a variety of whitewater rafting options, high ropes aerial adventures, and wildlife ...

Family Summer Road Trip: ATVing and White Water Rafting in NH’s Grand North

July 21, 2017

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 Northern New Hampshire. Here is a recap of our days adventuring in Northern NH. ATVing with ...

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 ...

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 ...