New Hampshire Travel
New Hampshire is famous for many things: gorgeous beaches, breathtaking rivers, high-class winter sports and delightful maple syrup and apples. The state is also known for its formative role in U.S. history. It was New Hampshire that first declared independence from England, and a New Hampshire resident who became the country’s first acting vice president. This Web guide helps you plan a trip to New Hampshire to experience this pioneering atmosphere firsthand, and find some peace and relaxation along the way.
Whether you want to search out beautiful covered bridges, enjoy a part of colonial America or fancy an evening at the coast, New Hampshire has all of these attractions and still more packed into just a few square miles. See what adventures await you in New Hampshire using the online resources recommended below.
- For tourism purposes, New Hampshire is divided into travel regions: Great North Woods, White Mountains, Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee, Lakes Region, Monadnock, Merrimack Valley and Seacoast. Searching by region may make it easier for you to find the information you need.
- Because New Hampshire is so close to Canada, you may want to have a passport handy in case you decide to cross the border. The U.S. Department of State has information about applying for a passport if you need one.
For New Hampshire facts and history …
provides additional facts about New Hampshire, including the official state symbols, the state flag, the state’s largest cities and much more. Browse the long list of information to find a tidbit that interests you.
For an overview of New Hampshire tourism …
The New York Times
travel guide to New Hampshire highlights the excitement and color of New Hampshire with beautiful photographs and helpful articles about planning a trip and where to visit in the state.
is a site with entertainment, cultural and recreational information about New Hampshire. Check here for concert, theater or movie tickets, and for ideas about enjoying the outdoors in New Hampshire.
For New Hampshire cities and towns …
The City of Concord, New Hampshire
Web site details the cultural and recreation opportunities available in New Hampshire’s capital city. Place your cursor over the “Visitors” option at the left of the screen to search for hiking trails, restaurants, lodging and other tourist attractions.
provides listings of restaurants, hotels and events taking place in several New Hampshire cities.
provides all the information you’ll need for enjoying New Hampshire’s official state sport: skiing. Find lift ticket deals, resorts in New Hampshire, and maps and driving directions. There’s plenty of information here about other recreational activities like biking, golf and family fun events, too.
The New Hampshire Division of Parks and Recreation
contains multiple resources for finding and spending time in a state park or learning about important historic sites. Obtain information about park fees
, or make reservations at a particular location. The site is searchable by activity or recreation, and region.
Road Trip USA
features a section on driving through New Hampshire. View a detailed map of notable locations across the state, then consult the list of communities and stops in the left sidebar for insider tips on what you’ll see when you arrive.
The National Park Service
discusses the Appalachian National Scenic Trail and the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in New Hampshire.
Visit New England
lists the locations of various covered bridges in New Hampshire and other New England states. Interested in the historical value of what you’re seeing? The site offers up a few great facts about each bridge.
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