Defined by its vast expanses of pristine wilderness, quaint, charming towns, rugged Atlantic coastline, and densely forested mountains presenting ever-changing autumn foliage, New Hampshire has some of the most beautiful landscapes in the country. Numerous state parks, nature preserves and recreations areas around the state offer visitors the chance to soak up this natural beauty, which include the region’s highest peak, Mt. Washington. Saint-Gaudens National Historic Ssite in Cornish is the only park operated by the National Park Service, the rest are state parks.


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1.Bear Brook State Park

Bear Brook State Park
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Bear Brook State Park is a 10,000-acre preserve in Allenstown and one of New Hampshire's largest state parks. The natural reserve and state park is named after the Bear Brook stream that runs through the park and is home to beautiful Northeastern coastal forests and other landscapes. The park features a variety of points of interest and attractions such as the Old Allenstown Meeting House, the New Hampshire Snowmobile Museum, and the Richard Diehl Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Museum, all of which are located in historic buildings that were built by the Civilian Conservation Corps. Amenities at Bear Brook State Park include over 40 miles of hiking trails, an archery range, picnic areas with tables, camping sites, swimming and fishing ponds, a ball field and children’s playground, and a physical fitness course.

157 Deerfield Rd, Allenstown, NH 03275, Phone: 603-485-9874


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2.Coleman State Park

Coleman State Park
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Coleman State Park is a state park on Little Diamond Pond in Stewartstown that offers activities such as camping, hiking, picnicking fishing, and ATV riding. Located 12 miles east of Colebrook in New Hampshire's remote north country, Coleman State Park is an excellent spot for fishing with Little Diamond Pond and nearby streams packed with trout and other fish. The campground at Coleman State Park offers 25 campsites, including sites for ATV camping with direct trail access, and several hiking trails connect with the 1000 mile of trails for snowboarding, cross-country skiing, and OHRV riding.

1166 Diamond Pond Rd, Stewartstown, NH 03576, Phone: 603-237-5382


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3.Crawford Notch State Park

Crawford Notch State Park
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Crawford Notch State Park is a 5,775-acre park at the center of Crawford Notch, a major pass through the White Mountains in northern New Hampshire. Nestled between Bretton Woods and Bartlett, the park includes the Willey House historical site and is home to the Dry River Campground with 36 sites, fire rings, picnic tables, restrooms, showers, toilets, and laundry facilities. Activities include hiking, mountain biking, backpacking, and nearby points of interest include the Mt. Washington Cog Railway and Auto Road and the Storyland theme park. Several hiking trails lead to Arethusa and Ripley Falls.

1464 US-302, Hart's Location, NH 03812, Phone: 603-374-2272



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4.Echo Lake State Park

Echo Lake State Park
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Echo Lake State Park is a state park in North Conway that is home to the 15.7-acre Echo Lake and offers a wide range of activities for the whole family to enjoy. The park and lake lie at the base of the Cathedral and White Horse Ledges, two rock ledges with scenic panoramic views, and features a one-mile hiking trail around the lake, and a small swimming beach. Activities in the park include hiking, picnicking, fishing, swimming, non-motorized boating, and rock-climbing and several hiking trails lead to Cathedral Ledge State Park which boasts spectacular views of the Saco River Valley.

68 Echo Lake Rd, North Conway, NH 03860, Phone: 603-356-2672


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5.Ellacoya State Park

Ellacoya State Park
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Located in Gilford on the southwest shore of Lake Winnipesaukee, Ellacoya State Park is a 65-acre state park with 600 feet of beautiful beachfront. The 600-foot long sandy beach boasts breathtaking views across the lake to the Sandwich and Ossipee mountains and features an accessible bathhouse with showers, a changing area for swimmers, and a pavilion. The beach and surrounding park is ideal for picnicking with families, and the park has campsites with three-way hook-ups, and a small park store selling refreshments and souvenirs.

280 Scenic Dr, Gilford, NH 03249, Phone: 603-293-7821


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6.Franconia Notch State Park

Franconia Notch State Park
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Nestled in the heart of the White Mountain National Forest in northern New Hampshire, Franconia Notch State Park passes through Franconia Notch, a mountain pass between the Kinsman Range and Franconia Range. Once the home of the famous Old Man of the Mountain, the park is home to several attractions including the Flume Gorge and its visitor center, the beautiful lakes of Echo and Profile, and the historic site of the Old Man of the Mountain. Activities in the park include hiking, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, and snowboarding in winter, fishing, ice-fishing, and pleasure boating. The park is also home to the 1930s state-owned ski resort of Cannon Mountain.

Flume Gorge, Daniel Webster Hwy, Lincoln, NH 03251, Phone: 603-823-8800


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7.Hampton Beach State Park

Hampton Beach State Park
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Hampton Beach State Park located on a peninsula where the Hampton River meets the Atlantic Ocean on the southeastern edge of New Hampshire. Set within the community of Hampton Beach, the 50-acre state park is bordered by Ocean Boulevard and has a large beach with lifeguards, a first aid and comfort station, public restrooms, an amphitheater, a pavilion, a children’s playground, and general information services. Activities in the park include swimming, sunbathing, beach-combing, picnicking, fishing, and RV camping with full hook-ups in the campground.

NH-1A, Hampton, NH 03842, Phone: 603-926-3784



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8.Jericho Mountain State Park

Jericho Mountain State Park
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Tucked away in the White Mountains in Berlin, the Jericho Mountain State Park, also referred to as Jericho Lake State Park is a 230-acre park is centered around the 7,200-acre Jericho Lake to the south. The lake offers an array of activities ranging from boating and fishing to kayaking and swimming to land-based recreation around the lake like hiking, mountain biking, ATV and UTV trail bike riding, picnicking, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, and camping. There is a ride-in/ride-out campground, overnight cabins, a clean bathhouse, and a modern Visitors Center and the park hosts the Jericho ATV Festival every year.

298 Jericho Lake Rd, Berlin, NH 03570, Phone: 603-752-4758


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9.Milan Hill State Park

Milan Hill State Park
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Tucked into the Great North Woods, less than three miles off the Androscoggin River, the Milan Hill State Park is a 102-acre state park in New Hampshire that features camping and a 1932 fire tower. Located in the town of Milan, the park makes an excellent base for enjoying all the great outdoor activities in the area such as hiking, mountain biking, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hunting, wildlife viewing, ATV riding. The campground features standard tents, as well as four yurts, which offer a little more comfort than regular camping with bunk beds and furniture. Just a short drive away, the Jericho Mountain State Park provides world-class hiking with trails for backpacking, walking, trail running, off-road biking, and mountain biking.

427 Milan Hill Rd, Milan, NH 03588, Phone: 603-449-2429


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10.Miller State Park

Miller State Park
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Located in the towns of Temple and Peterborough, the Miller State Park is the oldest state-run park in New Hampshire. Set on the 2,290-foot Pack Monadnock mountain, the 533-acre park was established in 1891 and named for Peterborough native and brigadier general in the US Army, James Miller. The park offers good hiking with the Wapack Trail crossing over Pack Monadnock and passing through the park, along with other activities such as cross-country skiing, backpacking, picnicking, camping, and wildlife watching.

13 Miller Park Rd, Peterborough, NH 03458, Phone: 603-924-3672


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11.Monadnock State Park

Monadnock State Park
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Monadnock State Park is a 1,017-acre state park located on and around 3,165-foot Mount Monadnock in Jaffrey. Surrounded by thousands of acres of protected highlands, the park offers a wealth of year-round outdoor recreational activities, including hiking, backpacking, picnicking, camping, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. There are two campgrounds in the park for tents and pop-ups, along with five isolated hike-to sites and basic facilities such as a bathhouse with showers and playground. Several longer hiking trails lead to the summit of Mount Monadnock, and there are plenty of shorter hikes around the state park.

169 Poole Rd, Jaffrey, NH 03452, Phone: 603-532-8862


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12.Moose Brook State Park

Moose Brook State Park
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Moose Brook State Park occupies 755 acres at an elevation of 1,070 feet in Coos County and offers unparalleled scenery and a variety of outdoor activities. Built by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression and opened to the public in 1936, the park is tucked away in the White Mountains Region just north of the Presidential Range and boasts pristine landscapes of forested valleys and rugged mountains, and the meandering Peabody and Moose Rivers that flow through the park and into a shallow pool. The park is home to many hiking and mountain biking trails, and swimming can be enjoyed in the pool which is full of clear, cold mountain water. Moose Brook State Park also features plenty of campground sites at Moose Brook State Park makes it a great destination. The campground opens for walk-in camping beginning on May 5th.

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13.Mt Sunapee State Park

Mt Sunapee State Park
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Mount Sunapee State Park is a popular recreation area in the Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee Region that offers a range of year-round activities from hiking to cross-country skiing. The park features the 4,085-acre Lake Sunapee which has a beautiful beach where visitors can enjoy sunbathing, swimming, boating, fishing, kayaking, and canoeing. Situated about a mile from the beach, a seasonal campground offers lean-to and platform sites for family camping in a charming natural setting, and other activities in the park include hiking, mountain biking, and cross-country skiing in the winter. A winding road leads up to Mount Sunapee, and the state park's extensive trail system is used in all seasons for hiking and winter for snowshoeing.

86 Beach Access Road, Newbury, NH 03255, Phone: 603-763-5561


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14.Mount Washington State Park

Mount Washington State Park
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Mount Washington State Park is a 60.3-acre area of land on the summit of Mount Washington, the summit of the Northeast's highest peak, and is surrounded by the magnificent 750,000-acre White Mountain National Forest. Spectacular views from the 6,288-foot summit extend as far as 130 miles to Vermont and New York on a clear day and a modern summit building known as Sherman Adams building houses The Sherman Adams Visitor Center, the historic Tip-Top House, the Mount Washington Observatory and its museum, as seasonal cafeteria, gift shop, and restrooms.

1598 Mt Washington Auto Road, Sargent's Purchase, NH 03589, Phone: 603-466-3347


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15.North Hampton State Park

North Hampton State Park
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North Hampton State Beach is a small state park in the town of North Hampton that has a sandy beach with a bathhouse. Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the park’s lovely sandy beach offers swimming and picnicking, and water-based activities include boating, fishing, sea kayaking, and sailing, and metered parking is available.

27 Ocean Blvd, North Hampton, NH 03862, Phone: 603-227-8710


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16.Northwood Meadows State Park

Northwood Meadows State Park
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Northwood Meadows State Park is a 675-acre state park in the town of Northwood that has a beautiful wilderness setting and offers a wide variety of activities such as hiking, nature walks, backpacking, horseback riding, snowmobiling, and cross-country skiing. The wooded park has a vast wetlands area and a pond created by a dammed brook and swimming, non-motorized boating, fishing, and canoeing can be enjoyed on the water.

755 1st New Hampshire Turnpike, Northwood, NH 03261, Phone: 603-485-1031


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17.Odiorne Point State Park

Odiorne Point State Park
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Odiorne Point State Park is a state park on the seacoast in Rye near Portsmouth that features several attractions like the Seacoast Science Center and the remains of the World War II Fort Dearborn. Named after the Odiorne family, who settled on the land in the mid-1660s, the park is the site of the first European settlement in New Hampshire known as Pannaway Plantation and is commemorated by a memorial in the park. The park has sweeping panoramic views of the ocean and rocky shore and offers charming spots for picnicking and an extensive network of trails wind through the dense vegetation and traverse the park. The Sunken Forests of New Hampshire is close to Odiorne Point in the park.

570 Ocean Blvd, Rye, NH 03870, Phone: 603-436-7406


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18.Pawtuckaway State Park

Pawtuckaway State Park
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Pawtuckaway State Park is one of the largest state parks in southeastern New Hampshire and is named after the Pawtuckaway Lake and the Pawtuckaway Mountains which form part of the park. Extending from the west shore of the lake to the west side of the mountains, the 5,000-acre preserve offers a wide range of recreational activities such as boating, fishing, swimming, canoeing, paddle-boarding, hiking, orienteering, and mountain biking. Thirty-two miles of hiking trails lead up the 900-foot summits of North and South Pawtuckaway mountains and to the 783-acre lake which has many coves and little islands. Park amenities include five overnight cabins, nearly 200 campsites, a boat launch, a ball field, a playground, and plenty of picnic areas with tables.

128 Mountain Rd, Nottingham, NH 03290, Phone: 603-895-3031


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19.Pillsbury State Park

Pillsbury State Park
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One of the more primitive and lesser known gems of the state, Pillsbury State Park is home to a diversity of beautiful landscapes ranging from dense forests, lush wetlands, and tranquil ponds, and an array of wildlife including loons and moose. Located mainly in Washington and partially in Goshen, the park is also home to the headwaters of the Ashuelot River and offers a variety of recreational activities such as hiking, mountain biking, rustic camping with no electricity and limited running water. Mount Sunapee in the northern section of the park is connected to Mount Monadnock via the famous 51-mile Monadnock-Sunapee Greenway hiking trail.

100 Clemac Trail, Washington, NH 03280, Phone: 603-863-2860


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20.Pisgah State Park

Pisgah State Park
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Pisgah State Park is a 13,668-acre woodland in Cheshire County and the largest state park in New Hampshire. Home to a complete watershed north of the Ashuelot River, as well as lush wetlands, several ponds, four highland ridges, and a 20-acre parcel of old-growth forest, the park offers a range of outdoor and recreational activities including hiking in one of six trailheads around the park, mountain biking, ATV riding, snowmobiling, and cross-country skiing. Lying in the west of the park, the 120-acre Pisgah Reservoir/Round Pond offers fishing, swimming, non-motorized boating, and canoeing.

520 Old Chesterfield Rd, Winchester, NH 03470, Phone: 603-271-3254


21.Rye Harbor State Park

Rye Harbor State Park
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Boasting beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean, the Isles of Shoals, and the town’s Rye Harbor, Rye Harbor State Park is a small state park on a grassy peninsula that offers activities such as picnicking, sea kayaking, and saltwater fishing and picnicking. Other amenities include picnic tables, benches, a small pavilion, and modern restrooms. The park is home to the Seacoast Region headquarters office.

1730 Ocean Blvd, Rye, NH 03870, Phone: 603-227-8717


22.Umbagog Lake State Park

Umbagog Lake State Park
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Umbagog Lake State Park is a 1,360-acre park on the southern shore of Umbagog Lake Coös County that offers activities like swimming, boating, fishing, camping, canoeing, picnicking, hiking, and wildlife watching. The Errol-based park includes a campground with electrical and water hook-ups, three overnight cabins, along with remote campsites and cabins in isolated locations around Umbagog Lake that are accessible only by boat. Visitors to the park can see a range of wildlife including deer, moose and several bird species, and other facilities in the park include a boat launch and fuel sales.

NH-26, Errol, NH 03579, Phone: 603-482-7795


23.Weeks State Park

Weeks State Park
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The Weeks State Park is centered around the historic country estate set at the very top of Mt. Prospect in Lancaster. Built in 1912 for U.S. senator John Wingate Weeks, the 446-acre John Wingate Weeks Historic Site's Mt. Prospect estate is surrounded by spectacular gardens and grounds and boasts 360-degree panoramic views of magnificent mountains like the Presidential Range of the White Mountains. The park and estate complex feature several hiking trails, a small museum in the main estate house, and expansive views of the countryside from the stone observation tower. Visitors to the park can explore the John Wingate Weeks House Museum on guided tours during the operating season and climb the old stone fire tower for magical mountain views.

200 Week's State Park Rd, Lancaster, NH 03584, Phone: 603-788-4004


24.Wellington State Park

Wellington State Park
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Wellington State Park is a 204-acre state park surrounding Newfound Lake in Bristol that features the largest freshwater swimming beach in the state and offers a variety of activities including swimming, sunbathing, pleasure boating, fishing, canoeing and kayaking, and picnicking. Peninsula hiking and nature trails provide spectacular views of the crystal-clear waters of the lake and provide access to points of interest such as Welton Falls, Goose Pond, Bear Mountain, Mt. Cardigan, and the Sugarloafs. Other facilities in the park include volleyball and horseshoe courts, picnic tables and gas grills, a snack bar selling picnic essentials and simple fare, and a boat launch for year-round access to Newfound Lake.

614 W Shore Rd, Bristol, NH 03222, Phone: 603-744-2197


25.White Lake State Park

White Lake State Park
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White Lake State Park is a state park on the shore of the White Lake in Tamworth that is open year-round and offers a variety of outdoor and recreational activities such as hiking, mountain biking, backpacking, camping, picnicking, non-motorized boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, and winter sports. Resting along the shores of White Lake, a typical glacial lake with cold, gin-clear waters, White Lake State Park offers some of the best swimming in the White Mountain region. There is plenty of wildlife in the park to see such as beavers who build their homes on the lake, and many bird species and the lake is stocked with trout providing excellent fishing. The park has a day-use area and a campground with family campsites.

1632 White Mountain Hwy, Tamworth, NH 03886, Phone: 603-323-7350



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Hotel Spotlight: The Notchland Inn

Set in a beautifully preserved 1860s granite mansion surrounded by the pristine woodlands of the White Mountain National Forest, NH the Notchland Inn is a charming retreat with beautiful views of Mount Hope and Crawford.

Resting at the at the base of Mount Bemis, the Inn features well-appointed and brightly decorated guest rooms with en-suite bathrooms and whirlpool tubs, sitting areas with fireplaces, and private decks with scenic views. One and two-bedroom cottages have fully equipped kitchenettes with mini-fridges and microwaves and modern amenities such as flat-screen televisions with cable channels and DVD players. Complimentary hot breakfast is served in the elegant dining room beside the fireplace, and five-course dinners are available on request, and the Inn offers a variety of seasonal activities include hiking, fishing, cross-country skiing, mountain biking, snowshoeing, swimming, or ice-skating. The Notchland Inn is ideally placed for exploring the region and is a short drive away from Crawford Notch State Park, Hart's Location, and Story Land.

Guest Accommodations

The Notchland Inn features a variety of accommodations, ranging from eight Deluxe Rooms and five spacious Suites to two individual Cottages. All lodgings are well-appointed and individually decorated and feature king or queen-size pillow-top beds dressed in luxury linens and hypoallergenic pillows, and en-suite or shared bathrooms with walk-in showers, soaking tubs, or combinations of both, fresh towels, bathrobes, and organic bath products. Modern amenities include air-conditioning (seasonal), LCD televisions with cable channels, CD players and alarm clocks, hairdryers, irons and ironing boards, telephones with voicemail services, and complimentary wireless Internet.

Deluxe Rooms are located in the Main House and offer king or queen-size pillow-top beds dressed in luxury linens and hypoallergenic pillows, and en-suite or shared bathrooms with walk-in showers, soaking tubs, or combinations of both, fresh towels, bathrobes, and organic bath products. Spacious sitting areas have fireplaces, comfy sofas, and loveseats or wingback chairs, and modern amenities including air-conditioning (seasonal), LCD televisions with cable channels, CD players and alarm clocks, hairdryers, irons and ironing boards, telephones with voicemail services, and complimentary wireless Internet.

Deluxe Rooms with showers only include Bear, Carrigan, Pinkham, Jefferson, and Deluxe Rooms with showers and bathtubs include Crawford, Franconia, Hancock, and Zealand.

The Notchland Inn boasts five luxury suites, three of which have queen-size beds and two with king-size beds and en-suite bathrooms with walk-in showers, soaking tubs or whirlpools, fresh towels, bathrobes, and organic bath products. Suites have spacious sitting rooms with ample seating and private decks with spectacular garden and with mountain views. Three suites, namely the Carter, Evans, and Kinsman, are located in the Main House, and the remaining two, Mad River and Dixville can be found in the historic School House, a few steps across the lawn.

Two individual pet-friendly cottages, namely the Sandwich and Willard Cottages, are ideal for families or groups of friends traveling together and feature fully equipped kitchens and wet bars, bedrooms with king or queen-size pillow-top beds dressed in luxury linens and hypoallergenic pillows, and en-suite or shared bathrooms with walk-in showers, soaking tubs, or combinations of both, fresh towels, bathrobes, and organic bath products.

Dining

A complimentary breakfast is served every morning and includes coffee, tea and hot beverages, fresh fruit and juices, cereals, granolas and yogurts, egg dishes, and freshly baked pastries, and bread. A gourmet five-course dinner can be arranged in the evening at individual tables in the romantic, fireplaced dining room overlooking the gardens and the pond.

Amenities and Recreation

Amenities at the Notchland Inn include a complimentary hot breakfast in the elegant dining room and five-course dinners on request. The Notchland Inn is surrounded by the pristine woodlands of the White Mountain National Forest, which offers a wealth of activities and attractions to enjoy, ranging from hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, canoeing, golfing, scenic drives, golf, and skiing. Other things to see and do include tax-free shopping, antique exploring, summer theater and outdoor concerts, art galleries and museums.

Weddings & Events

The Notchland Inn offers a magical venue for weddings and elopements of up to 75 guests with beautiful gardens and grounds, luxurious accommodations, delicious farm-to-table breakfasts, and friendly staff. The organic farm offers professional services include event planning and management, award-winning catering services, décor and setup, entertainment, music and audiovisual equipment.Packages include an exclusive ceremony with the Justice of the Peace, a five-course gourmet dinner for the bride and groom, a customized wedding cake, a bottle of Champagne, and photographs taken by a member of staff.

2 Morey Rd, Hart's Location, NH 03812, , Phone: 603-374-6131

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Hotel Spotlight: The Inn at Valley Farms

The Inn at Valley Farms is a quiet, country bed and breakfast inn set on a 105-acre organic farm in southwest New Hampshire that offers a unique farm-to-table experience. The sustainably-managed farm provides comfortable accommodations in the form of well-appointed guest rooms in a beautifully restored 1774 Colonial home, a family-friendly cottage, and a spacious farmhouse. Guests can enjoy a hearty, farm-to-table breakfast every morning, or use the fully equipped kitchens in the cabin and farmhouse to create their meals. The working farm offers a variety of activities for the whole family from taking part in the daily chores of the farm such as collecting fresh eggs, managing the herb and vegetable gardens, or exploring the surrounding woodland hiking trails. The Monadnock Region of southwestern New Hampshire is packed with things to see and do from breweries, wineries, creameries, chocolatiers, maple syrup and honey producers, and orchards and fruit farms.

Guest Accommodations

The Inn at Valley Farms offers comfortable accommodations in the form of well-appointed guest rooms in a beautifully restored 1774 Colonial home, a family-friendly cottage, and a spacious farmhouse. Three charming guest rooms and one luxury suite in the main inn features country-style décor and period furnishings, king or queen-size pillow-top beds dressed in high-quality linens and hypoallergenic pillows, and en-suite bathrooms with walk-in showers, soaking tubs, fresh towels, bathrobes, and organic bath products.

The Garden Suite features two large windows that flood interiors with natural light and beautiful views over the extensive perennial gardens, a king-sized four-poster bed dressed in high-quality linens and hypoallergenic pillows, and an adjoining bathroom with a soaking tub, shower, fresh towels, bathrobes, and organic bath products. The Suite also features a dressing room, a comfortable reading space, and a pop-up trundle bed for additional guests.

The Rose Room is a large and spacious room with two over-sized windows that provide plenty of natural light and views over the extensive perennial gardens. The suites feature period antique and reproduction furnishings and offer a king-sized four-poster bed dressed in high-quality linens and hypoallergenic pillows, and an adjoining bathroom with a soaking tub, shower, fresh towels, bathrobes, and organic bath products. A full bathroom across the hall from the suite has a soaking tub, shower, clean towels, robes, and natural bath products.

The Mustard Room is decorated in warm accents of gold and blue and features a dark blue Chinese floral rug, period antiques, and an antique hand-woven coverlet, along with a queen-sized four-poster bed dressed in high-quality linens and hypoallergenic pillows, and an adjoining bathroom with a soaking tub, shower, fresh towels, bathrobes, and organic bath products.

Two guest cottages, namely the Kilburn and Bellows Cottages can sleep up to six guests and are ideal for families with small children or small groups of friends traveling together. Guest cottages have bedrooms with king or queen-size pillow-top beds dressed in high-quality linens and hypoallergenic pillows, and en-suite bathrooms with walk-in showers, soaking tubs, fresh towels, bathrobes, and organic bath products. Fully equipped kitchens are stocked with breakfast items for self-catering and cottages have modern amenities include flat-screen televisions with cable channels and DVD players, iPod docking stations and alarm clocks, air conditioning and ceiling fans, and complimentary wireless Internet.

The newly renovated Sunnyside Farmhouse features a large fully-equipped kitchen, a laundry and storage room, a spacious living room with pull-out sleeper couch for additional guests, a full bathroom with a shower and bath, and one bedroom with a king-sized bed dressed in high-quality linens and hypoallergenic pillows on the first floor. The second floor of the house has two bedrooms with a queen and two twin beds and a shared bathroom with a shower. Modern amenities include flat-screen televisions with cable channels and DVD players, iPod docking stations and alarm clocks, air conditioning and ceiling fans, and complimentary wireless Internet.

Dining

A complimentary farm-to-table breakfast is served every morning in the main inn for guest staying in one of the guest rooms and includes coffee, tea and hot beverages, fresh fruit and juices, cereals, granolas and yogurts, egg dishes, and freshly baked pastries, and bread. Guests staying in the cottages or the farmhouse will have their kitchens stocked with all the essentials for a delicious home-cooked breakfast, which they can prepare at their own will.

Amenities and Recreation

Amenities at the Inn at Valley Farms include a complimentary farm-to-table breakfast every morning and activities around the farm including collecting fresh eggs, managing the herb and vegetable gardens, or exploring the surrounding woodland hiking trails, among others.

Weddings and Events

The Inn at Valley Farms offers a spectacular venue for weddings and elopements of up to 75 guests with 105 acres of beautiful gardens and grounds, luxurious accommodations, delicious farm-to-table breakfasts, and friendly staff. The organic farm offers professional services include event planning and management, award-winning catering services, décor and setup, entertainment, music and audiovisual equipment.

Wedding and elopement packages include two night’s accommodation, a bouquet of fresh flowers on arrival, a gourmet farm-to-table breakfast every morning, a bridal bouquet and matching boutonniere, a non-denominational officiant with custom vows, a choice of ceremony location, a professional photographer, a chilled bottle of champagne to toast the event, keepsake pottery, and dedicated staff to assist with details.

633 Wentworth Rd, Walpole, NH 03608, Phone: 603-756-2855

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Attraction Spotlight: The Christmas Farm Inn & Spa

Set on 15 acres of pristine countryside, the Christmas Farm Inn & Spa is a historical inn with traditional accommodations, wholesome country New England cuisine, and warm and welcoming hospitality. Designed and decorated to exude the spirit of Christmas, the Christmas Farm Inn & Spa features well-appointed guest rooms, deluxe suites and private cottages with comfy décor and furnishings, private bathrooms, fireplaces, hot tubs, and modern conveniences.

Amenities at the Inn include complimentary breakfast every morning, freshly baked cookies and hot beverages served around the fireplace in the evening, an on-site restaurant that serves traditional New England meals, and a casual pub. There are an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, a hot tub, and a fully equipped fitness center. The Christmas Farm Inn & Spa is ideally located for visiting all the attractions and activities within the White Mountain area, including tax-free discount outlet stores, theaters and museums, spectacular waterfalls and rugged hiking trails. Fun winter activities include tubing, skiing, sleigh rides, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling and more. The Inn is a few miles from Story Land.

Guest Accommodations

The Christmas Farm Inn & Spa features a variety of accommodations, ranging from well-appointed guest rooms in the main inn and spacious rooms in the Salt Box building next to the Main Inn, to Carriage House Suites, Family Barn Studios, and private cottages. All accommodations have comfy décor and furnishings and feature king beds dressed in hypoallergenic pillows, and en-suite bathrooms with showers. Modern amenities include LCD televisions with cable channels, mini-fridges, coffeemakers, hairdryers, irons and ironing boards, and wireless Internet.

Built in 1786, the Main Inn features houses nine individually decorated guest rooms with air-conditioning, and king beds with hypoallergenic pillows. These chambers have en-suite bathrooms with showers, fresh towels, and modern amenities include LCD televisions with cable channels, mini-fridges, coffeemakers, hairdryers, irons and ironing boards, and wireless Internet. Guests staying in the Main Inn have access to a vast comfortable living room with a massive fireplace, a sitting room with games and movies for the kids, the cozy Mistletoe Pub, and the elegant dining room.

Built in 1778 to echo the area’s rich colonial heritage, the Saltbox building is situated next to the Main Inn and features nine spacious guest rooms with king beds and hypoallergenic pillows. These rooms have en-suite bathrooms with showers, fresh towels, and modern amenities such as air-conditioning, LCD televisions with cable channels, mini-fridges, coffeemakers, hairdryers, irons and ironing boards, and wireless Internet. Guests staying in the Saltbox building have access to the Main Inn’s sizeable comfortable living room with a massive fireplace, a sitting room with games and movies for the kids, the cozy Mistletoe Pub, and the elegant dining room.

Set on a hillside above the Main Inn, the elegant Carriage House features 12 deluxe suites with sumptuous sitting rooms furnished with gas fireplaces, and queen-size sleeper sofa beds, and king-size mattresses and hypoallergenic pillows. En-suite bathrooms have walk-in showers, Jacuzzi tubs, fresh towels, bathrobes, and organic bath products and modern amenities include LCD televisions with cable channels, mini-fridges, coffeemakers, hairdryers, irons and ironing boards, and wireless Internet. Guests staying in Carriage House have access to central Great Room with a massive stone fireplace and comfortable seating, as well as the Aveda Concept Spa, which features seven treatment rooms and a large steam room for exclusive use. Guests can also enjoy massages in the privacy of the suites.

The Christmas Farm Inn Barn is a multi-purpose structure with original haylofts that have been converted into four spacious two-story studios. The condo-style apartments feature original barn board paneling and antique hand-hewn beams and king, queen, double or twin beds, and hypoallergenic pillows on the upper level, along with en-suite bathrooms with showers. The lower level of the studios have comfortably furnished living spaces with sleeper sofas, and modern amenities such as air-conditioning, LCD televisions with cable channels, mini-fridges, coffeemakers, hairdryers, irons and ironing boards, and wireless Internet.

Dining

A complimentary breakfast is served every morning and includes coffee, tea and hot beverages, fresh fruit and juices, cereals, granolas and yogurts, egg dishes, and freshly baked pastries, and bread as well an a la carte menu of cooked to order breakfast entrees. The Inn is home to an award-winning restaurant that serves traditional New England meals and an extensive wine list by the bottle and the glass and a full-service country pub.

Amenities and Recreation

Deluxe amenities at the Christmas Farm Inn & Spa include a full-service AVEDA Spa with seven luxurious treatment rooms, a relaxation lounge and steam room, an indoor swimming pool with hot tub, and a seasonal outdoor swimming pool. There is a fully equipped fitness center, and a cozy, full-service country pub that serves a variety of libations, and an award-winning restaurant that offers traditional New England meals and an extensive wine list. Activities and adventures in the area include golf, fly fishing, hiking, mountain biking in the summer months and downhill, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and snowboarding in the winter months.

Weddings and Events

The Christmas Farm Inn & Spa offers a beautiful venue for weddings, receptions, ceremonies and corporate functions, with beautiful gardens and grounds, luxurious accommodations, an award-winning restaurant and country-style pub, and professional and knowledgeable staff. Professional services include event planning and management, award-winning catering services, décor and setup, entertainment, music and audiovisual equipment.

3 Blitzen Way, Jackson, NH 03846, Phone: 603-383-4313

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