5 Stops to Spot Seasonal Sights in the Monadnock Region

The long holiday weekend is here, and foliage is popping just about everywhere.  Why not make a trip to the Monadnock Region to see some stunning fall scenery framing some cool spots for photo opps. https://youtu.be/VRFEIg_pJ1g To start our day we headed to the village of Ashuelot in the southwestern corner of the state.  We were there to see what local historians call one of New Hampshire’s most elaborate covered bridges: the Ashuelot Bridge.  Originally it was built as a way to get wood across the river for use by the Ashuelot Railroad as the railroad had a station located right in town. With access to the Ashuelot Rail Trail located right next to the bridge we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to break out the bikes for a ride. The trail is about 22 miles long and stretches from Keene to Hinsdale – following the old Ashuelot Railroad.  [...]

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16 New Sights in the City of Keene

I’ve always had a particular fondness for the city of Keene.  Perhaps it’s because growing up in nearby Walpole, our family would travel to the “big city” to do our weekly grocery shopping, go out to dinner, or to  see a movie. Or, perhaps it’s because as an adult, I love the city’s Main Street (it's on USA Today’s list of Charming main streets across the US), lined with eclectic shops, great restaurants, a historic theatre and performance center, and cool coffee shops. Now, another reason to be enamored with the Elm City: a fantastic display of the city’s history in larger than life murals on buildings around downtown.   The murals were painted by the Walldogs. If you haven’t heard of them, they’re a group of professional sign  artists from all over the world. Each year, hundreds of these artists travel to one community to paint the town! The [...]

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#VisitNH: April’s 3 to See

We love when you share your #VisitNH moments with us…which is why we’re sharing this month’s most-liked posts with everyone else! Here’s what our Instagram followers loved in April. Please be sure to share your favorite NH moments with us and include #visitnh and #livefreenh! […]

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A Sticky Sweet Sign of Spring: New Hampshire Maple Syrup!

Springtime in New Hampshire:  the days are starting to get longer, (even if only by a few minutes), the sun is starting to rise higher in the sky, and the sap starts running in maple trees.  That of course can only mean one thing: maple sugaring season is here!  This is one of my favorite times of the year.  Visit a sugarhouse this month and it might just become yours too! […]

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