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Best Spots to See the Leaves

October 10, 2018 Mt Washington Auto Road

During October, people come from all over the world to watch Mother Nature unfurl her colors in northern New Hampshire, with color peaking from north to south over a several week period. Peak foliage is the point at which the color of the leaves is the brightest. This year, peak color is expected over Columbus ...

Fall in Love with Northern New Hampshire This Autumn

October 1, 2018 Mountain View Grand

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 ...

NH Division of Travel and Tourism Development Expecting All-time Highs for Visitation and Spending This Fall

September 28, 2018 NH DTTD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Kris Neilsen, Communications Manager NH Division of Travel and Tourism Development Phone: (603) 271-2665 Cell: (603) 545-4840 Email: Kris.Neilsen@livefree.nh.gov Twitter: VisitNH Facebook: VisitNH Instagram: VisitNH URL: www.visitnh.gov NH Division of Travel and Tourism Development Expecting All-time Highs for Visitation and Spending This Fall DTTD unveils new blog, fall marketing campaign and fall tourism projections during special event at Brookdale Fruit Farm Hollis, NH – On the heels of a robust summer ...

Trail Running Like a Local in New Hampshire’s Grand North

August 29, 2018 Trail Running Blog

As a local runner, I’m often asked about good running routes or trails.  I have a variety of favorite running sequences that mostly fulfill mileage goals set by a predetermined training schedule.  Mornings are easy.  I lace up my sneakers, walk out my front door, start my GPS watch, and run.  These routes are not ...

Ecotourism is Trending in New Hampshire’s Grand North

July 18, 2018 Meadowstone Farm

Looking for a different kind of adventure this summer? What says summer better than returning home with fond memories of your northern New Hampshire vacation, along with a bounty of yummy, just-off-the-vine tomatoes, ears of freshly picked corn, crisp lettuces, a couple of juicy watermelons, eggs laid that morning, humanely raised beef, pork and lamb, ...

Mountain Biking Like a Local in the North Country

June 7, 2018 Mountain Biking

The Whites are well known for summer hiking. But sometimes it’s nice to step out of line and trade in your hiking boots, pump some adrenaline, and ride. Mountain biking is still fairly new in the North Country, which means the trails are generally quiet, even on peak weekends. Parker Mountain Trails, known as PRKR MTN, ...

“Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So… get on your way!”

June 1, 2018 The Mount Washington Cog Railway

The majesty and allure of Mount Washington hovers in the distance like a carrot on a rope. Being the tallest peak in the northeast, I know that getting to the summit of the mountain would offer amazing views for any family or visitor that would leave them saying “wow!”. Of course, being able to Explore Mount ...

From the Eyes of an 18 Year Old Local

June 1, 2018 Mount Washington

By Shamus McKim, NH Grand Intern, 2017-18 Age: 18 Many people come here to hike, ski, explore and try their best to see and do things they haven’t experienced. Possibly because their city life is lacking it, or maybe because they’ve heard the many stories and tales of what you can do up here. Whatever it may ...

Discover the Upper Connecticut River

June 1, 2018 Lopstick Lodge

by Rob Giannino | May 27, 2018 It was like a calling. Something from deep within.  You here about at the shows. You see the photos on online.  The Upper Connecticut Lakes and the headwaters of the 407 mile Connecticut River has a magical lore that draws you.   I always knew I would get there but for some reason, ...

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 ...