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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4 Waterfall Hikes in Southern New Hampshire in the Winter

    There is no doubt about it, New Hampshire's White Mountains are home to some pretty amazing waterfalls. But there’s also some spectacular ones in the southern part of the state. Trust me when I say, you're going to want to put these on your winter weekend trip list! https://youtu.be/k_0TxjROq8g   Tucker Brook Falls The trail to get to Tucker Brook Falls is fairly quick.  The path from the parking lot will lead you across a small bridge and there are a couple of small hills but before long you’ll come to Tucker Brook, soon after that you’ll come to the falls.  I’ve never seen a frozen waterfall in person, so to see them in this state is pretty awesome. You can hear the water rushing behind the frozen cascade and it’s quite mesmerizing. The falls are about a 12 foot drop but seem much larger frozen.  Enjoy [...]

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