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NH’s Best Family-Friendly Campgrounds

Every once in a while your backyard just doesn’t cut it and it’s time to take your camping adventure outside of your property line. New Hampshire is home to a number of great campgrounds in every corner of the state, so pack up your grill, tent, sleeping bags, bug spray and SNACKS and hit the […]

12 Things To Do Before Summer Ends

The days are growing shorter, the kids are getting ready to go back to school, and though it doesn’t feel it yet, the temperatures are about to get slightly cooler. But there’s still plenty to do in what summer we have left. Here’s a dozen activities you can experience with your family before summer’s end. […]

Nine Dog-Friendly Day Trips

Hoping to get out and about this summer with your closest canine companions? We got you covered. Whether it’s salty air and sandcastles at dog-welcoming beaches, doggo socials at local dog parks or mountain trails forgiving to those with four legs, here are the best dog-friendly activities to get you and your pup soaked in […]

The Best Events Happening in August 2023

The annual League of NH Craftsmen’s Fair brings together creators of all stripes for workshops, craft sales and more. Courtesy photo Cheshire Fair, Swanzey, August 3-6 This traditional agricultural fair features entertainment, crafts, vendors, rides, animals and plenty of live music. Special events for 2023 include Monster Truck Madness and performances by Heath Lewis, Pirate […]

The Best Events Happening in July 2023

Every second Saturday of the month from May to October, Vernon Family Farm is open for live music from bands like High Range and Superfrog, and delicious local food from their very own farm-to-table restaurant, Vernon Kitchen. Photo by Whitewave Photography 603 History Hunt, Throughout July See New Hampshire in ways you never have before. […]

Party Preview: 2023 Best of NH Event

The Best of NH Party is back the way it was originally intended. On Thursday, June 22, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Flag Hill Distillery and Winery in Lee, the annual celebration of the Granite State’s best and the brightest returns to its glory days of sampling great food, drink, live music and fun. […]

Guide to 2023 Summer Theater in New Hampshire

Andy’s Summer Playhouse features outstanding plays performed by talented children. Photo by P.T. Sullivan New Hampshire is home to some truly excellent talent and venues. Whether you appreciate Shakespeare or Broadway, there’s sure to be something happening that you’ll love. Here you’ll find, in alphabetical order, seasonal summer theater venues from across the state. This […]

Forever Young: Laconia Motorcycle Weeks Turns 100

Deputy Director Jennifer Anderson and Executive Director Charlie St. Clair on their bikes near Weirs Beach. Motorcycle Week in Laconia has evolved over the past century, growing a bit mellower as the average age of participants has increased along with demands for creature comforts and family-friendly entertainment. This year a lot of the guests at […]

Portsmouth’s Chowder Festival Summer Kick-Off Returns on June 3

New Hampshire’s Seacoast has garnered a reputation as a world-renowned seafood destination, with Portsmouth’s rich restaurant scene serving up a mélange of sea-salty snacks. Its annual Chowder Fest was a seafood lover’s paradise — until the pandemic halted it, and the subsequent food industry staffing shortages prolonged that hiatus. But the dry spell has come […]

What To Do Memorial Day Weekend: Events, Parades and More

Memorial Day weekend is here, which means so is the unofficial start to summer. The three-day weekend is typically filled with days spent outdoors at the lake or beach, grills fired up to cook a variety of burgers and Memorial Day recipes, and red, white and blue desserts that Gordon Ramsey would approve of (maybe). […]