Viewing: New Hampshire

Waterville Valley NH: Hidden In Plain Sight

WHY GO: Did you ever see the movie Big Fish? The scene in which one of the main characters finds a welcoming, beautiful small town hidden in the middle of the woods? That’s what viewing Waterville Valley’s Town Square for the first time feels like. Whitewashed buildings encircle a courtyard where you’ll find an Information […] Read more

New Hampshire Lakes Region: Best of Squam and Winnipesaukee Lakes

WHY GO: Deep lakes bounded by mountains, the New Hampshire Lakes Region is an exquisite breath of fresh air for city folk. It can be a bit touristy, but only if you stay on the larger and more crowded Lake Winnipesaukee. For this Getaway, you’ll find that you can access attractions in towns surrounding Winnipesaukee, […] Read more

Canterbury Shaker Village: Canterbury NH

Canterbury Shaker Village, Canterbury NH About 20 miles from Lake Winnipesaukee, you’ll find this fascinating vestige of a not-quite dead yet religious way of life. These 17 buildings are all that is left of the vibrant community that once thrived here. Founded by James and Jane Wardly in England in 1747, the celibate Shakers nearly […] Read more

Manor On Golden Pond: Holderness NH (Squam Lake)

Owners Brian and Mary Ellen Shields greet guests warmly as they enter the lovely Manor On Golden Pond atop a hill overlooking Squam Lake in New Hampshire’s Lake Region.  The Jane and Henry Fonda flick, On Golden Pond, was filmed on Squam Lake, and after it became a sensation in 1980, local establishments, including this one, […] Read more

Greater Manchester NH: Always Innovative

WHY GO: Adam Sandler. Seth Meyers. Sarah Silverman. Why is it that Manchester, NH, a former textile mill town, was the hometown of so many cool comedians? What is it about this up-by-its-own bootstraps city that attracts entrepreneurs and innovators? Manchester, The Queen City, is a town built on self-sufficiency and community spirit. Its first […] Read more

Ash Street Inn, Manchester NH

Manchester has plenty of chain hotels, but only one B&B, and fortunately the Ash Street Inn has much to recommend it. Owned by Rob and Margit Wezwick (since March ’15), the 5-bedroom inn, renovated in 2000 to its early 1900’s luster, retains its Victorian charm, and is located two short blocks from the Currier Museum. Margit, a […] Read more

Concord NH: A Small Town Both Civic Minded and Worldly

WHY GO: This is not the Concord of the “Shot Heard Round the World.” That Concord – site of the first armed rebellion in the American Revolutionary War, the Battle of Concord and Lexington – is in Massachusetts. But you could say that New Hampshire’s Concord generates the “Shouts Heard Round the World,” as every […] Read more

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