Travel in New Hampshire

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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.

Travel in New Hampshire

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.

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  • 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.

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Where to Stay in New Hampshire

New Hampshire is a cozy little state with abundant lodging opportunities. Find the right place to suit your needs and interests using the Web sites recommended in this section.

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  • To see what other travelers think of accommodations in New Hampshire, check a Web site like TravelPost.com for user-submitted hotel reviews.
  • If you’re a history buff, a stay in a historic hotel may be enjoyable. Type “New Hampshire” and “historic hotel” into your favorite search engine to find a great place to stay. One such search yielded an interesting site about Wentworth by the Sea in New Castle, New Hampshire.

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Getting Around in New Hampshire

Sure, New Hampshire doesn’t look very big on the map, but you’ll still need to plan your travel arrangements carefully. The Web sites listed below offer some practical advice about traveling around New Hampshire (think weather and road reports), as well as more touristy advice, such as finding the best scenic train rides.

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