New Hampshire | The Granite State
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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.
For most New England kids, summer wasn't complete without a much-anticipated visit to the amusement park. At one time they were plentiful, scattered throughout the region and mostly family-owned, with rides, games, attractions, and stands selling sugary, greasy (delicious) food. In recent years, however, their numbers have dwindled, until just...Read more
Littleton, New Hampshire, is a White Mountains town where being happy is part of local lore. Route 93, scampering up the spine of New Hampshire, is a pleasant drive until you reach the White Mountains. Suddenly they yawn and drop away, and the distance shimmers with peaks veiled in pale-blue silk....Read more
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