While You’re In Our Area

There is a lot to see and do in the heart of New Hampshire! If you are planning a weekend trip or just want to explore our area, the resources and sites listed below are a great place to start.

Byways in New Hampshire:

General John Stark Scenic Byway

Lake Sunapee Scenic Byway

National Scenic Byways Program Listing of NH Byways

NH DOT Scenic and Cultural Byways Program

Get Outside!

New Hampshire State Parks

NH Fish & Game

Downhill Skiing:

Pats Peak – in Henniker

Ragged Mountain – in Danbury

Mount Sunapee – in Newbury

Calendars, Chambers & Special Events:

VisitNH – Official NH state tourism site

NH Recreation Events & Fairs

NH Happenings

Concord Chamber of Commerce

Henniker Chamber of Commerce

Hillsborough Chamber of Commerce

Kearsarge Area Chamber of Commerce

Lake Sunapee Region Chamber of Commerce

Manchester Chamber of Commerce

Hillsborough Balloon Festival

Hopkinton State Fair

Statewide Arts & Culture Calendar

Museums, Historical Societies and Attractions:

Contoocook Riverway Association – Hopkinton

Two Villages Art Society – Hopkinton

SEE Science Center – Manchester – hands-on science experience for kids

Shaker Village at Canterbury

Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum – Warner – Great displays of Indian Artifacts

Musterfield Field Farm Museum – North Sutton – Working historic farm with many historic buildings

New Hampshire Telephone Museum – Warner

Black Bear Vineyard & Winery – Salisbury

New London Historical Society – New London – 10 restored buildings, Concord Coach, wagons and more!

McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center – Concord

Currier Museum of Art – Manchester

The Fells / Hay Estate – Newbury – beautiful gardens, estate, and walking trails

Franklin Pierce Homestead – Hillsborough – 14th U.S. President’s boyhood home & Hillsborough Historical Society

The Nature Discovery Center – Warner

NH Historical Society – Concord

Henniker Historical Society

Hopkinton Historical Society

Webster Historical Society

Salisbury Historical Society

Warner Historical Society

Find a place to stay:

NH Bed & Breakfast Association

NH Campground Owners’ Association

Lodging from NH State Tourism

Also see the chamber of commerce sites for the town or city you’re interested in.