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.
Visiting a real ice castle is a winter experience like no other. Here's a look at our January, 2015 visit to the Ice Castle in Lincoln, NH. This year's Lincoln Ice Castle opens on January 22, 2016. Entering through icy layers and tunnels, you arrive in a real-life version of the...Read more
Where are we going?" my mother asks. I sit wedged between her and Ian, my three-year-old son, on a bench seat made for two. Our train rocks and creaks through the New Hampshire darkness. "The North Pole," Ian and I say at the same time. "No, you know," she whispers now, her...Read more