New Hampshire | The Granite State
Photo/Art by Jack Parker
New Hampshire – outdoor paradise …
The White Mountains to the north; a brilliant patch of seacoast to the east; handsome, white-steepled villages to the south; a mighty river defining the western border; plus not one, but two, Lakes Districts sprinkled around the middle … In New Hampshire it’s actually possible to compress every landscape experience into the space of hours. But why would you want to? There’s an Ivy League college town with a primo art museum to explore, unparalleled kayaking along the Connecticut River, a port city rich in maritime history, zipline adventuring, and even the good possibility of spotting a moose.
Each September, just as the calendar is easing into the first official days of fall, Jim and I take to the road to make our annual pilgrimage north to the White Mountains. Though we spend much of the trip lounging on the fields of Loon Mountain watching burly men clad...Read more
This New Hampshire foliage drive loops around Winnipesaukee and Squam lakes. Distance: about 75 miles round trip More: New Hampshire Foliage Drive Photographs Each fall the cluster of lakes at the heart of the Granite State becomes a glimmering mirror to the bursts of color along the shoreline. This loop foliage drive around...Read more
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