Biking down the Franconia Notch Recreation Path is one of the best ways to see fall foliage while also taking in all the natural wonders and attractions of the notch. From end to end the paved bike path runs about 9 miles starting from Skookumchuck Trailhead and ending at the Flume Gorge.
New Hampshire has 19 Recreational Rail Trails which offer miles of scenic recreation for a variety of trail users year-round. While each of these trails consist of long, straight, gravel pathways, each has a unique setting and vary in length and scenery. These trails are spectacular recreational resources for residents and visitors alike and yet […]
Biking down the Franconia Notch Bike Path is one of the best ways to see the natural wonders and attractions of the notch – while getting some much needed exercise. The paved bike path runs from Skookumchuck Trailhead all the way down to the Flume Gorge Visitor Center, passing Governor Gallen Memorial (Sunset Bridge), Echo […]
Ready to find the perfect match for your family trip or weekend getaway? New Hampshire is home to 75 state park properties – many with campsites abounding. While most have the standard fire ring and picnic table, not all are created equal. At Greenfield State Park, the campsites offer much more than the standard package. […]
Tucked into a quiet corner of Nottingham, is Pawtuckaway State Park. It is a great place to vacation for many reasons. The park is home to a large campground, and a beautiful day-use area with many amenities. Earlier this month, I was lucky enough to be given the chance to camp at Pawtuckaway, and I […]
There are lots of great places to go biking in New Hampshire, in and out of the State Parks. Here are just a few of my favorites! The Northern Rail Trail near Lebanon, NH is a 48 mile long trail – but you don’t need to do all of it. I rode from the Icehouse […]
At 160 years ago this month in the small town of Keene in Cheshire County a large crowd gathered on Main Street eagerly awaiting the arrival of something most of whom had never seen or experienced before. More than 5,000 people lingered in joyous anticipation, all seeming to concentrate around a specific crossing of newly-laid […]
Catching some of the last rays of sunshine before Sandy rolled in, I trekked to well-known Franconia Notch State Park last Saturday. If there’s one park in New Hampshire that’s most convenient to drivers and also has the best variety of year-round outdoor activities, in my opinion, it would have to be here. Although I’ve […]