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.
In a National Geographic article promoting the “World’s Best Hikes: 20 Dream Trails,” co-author Jonathan Waterman includes the beautiful Franconia Ridge Loop in the Franconia Notch State Park of New Hampshire on his list, and encourages hikers to visit “midweek in the fall, when crowds have abated and the autumn...Read more
Excerpt from "Horror on Smuttynose," Yankee Magazine, March 1980 Louis Wagner was working alone, barely scratching out a living fishing the Maine and New Hampshire waters off the Isles of Shoals, when he had the good fortune to meet John Hontvet and his wife Maren. For two years John and Maren...Read more
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