Explore the beautiful state of New Hampshire while staying at one of these unique inns, hotels and lodges which offer elegant accommodations, great service and a choice of activities. Plan a romantic weekend away at a secluded country inn or a family trip at a resort with a spa and swimming pools. Explore the Lakes Region of New Hampshire or relax with fresh air and great food surrounded by White Mountain National Forest. Here are the best New Hampshire getaways.


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1.Omni Bretton Arms Inn

Omni Bretton Arms Inn
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The Omni Bretton Arms Inn at Mount Washington is located within the White Mountains’ Presidential Range, giving guests the opportunity to enjoy beautiful views in a historic inn. The rooms are cozy and feature luxurious amenities such as private baths, in-room safes, and windows that actually open. You also have convenient Wi-Fi service throughout the property. You can alternatively stay in another area of the Omni Mount Washington Resort or the Bretton Woods Townhomes.

If you are looking for romantic getaways in NH, this is a great place to visit. Guests of the inn have access to an incredible range of resort activities such as horseback riding, a canopy tour, tennis, golf, snowboarding, and skiing. There is also fly-fishing, hiking, mountain biking, a fitness center, and a luxury spa to enjoy. You can go swimming in the outdoor pool, heated indoor pool, or relax in the hot tub. The Bretton Arms Dining Room serves fresh breakfast as well as locally sourced and elegantly prepared foods. This is a casual restaurant with upscale service and a great wine list. There is also a Wine Bar on-site.

173 Mount Washington Rd, Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, 603-278-3000


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2.The Christmas Farm Inn & Spa

The Christmas Farm Inn & Spa
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The Christmas Farm Inn & Spa is ideal for romantic getaways with a range of rooms, suites, and amenities as well as a great location. Every guest room or suite is unique with its own whimsical folk art, antique-shop finds, and family heirlooms. You can select from rooms in the Main Inn, suites in the Carriage House, Salt Box rooms, handcrafted cottages, or Family Barn Suits, providing options for groups of all sizes.

Depending on the room or suite you choose, it can sleep two to eight people and have up to three bedrooms and two rooms. Other possible amenities include fireplaces, whirlpools, sitting rooms, private entrances, refrigerators, private patios or decks, and TVs with DVD players. Some rooms are also dog friendly.

The full-service spa includes a fitness center, hot tub, and both indoor and outdoor pools. The staff members use Aveda spa products and offer a range of delightful treatments. The on-site restaurant serves New England dishes that are made with local, fresh ingredients whenever possible. There are also great daily specials. The inn is just a short drive from Story Land, Santa’s Village, great tax-free shopping, and romantic destinations.

3 Blitzen Way, Jackson, New Hampshire, 603-383-4313


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3.New Hampshire Getaways: Bear Mountain Lodge

New Hampshire Getaways: Bear Mountain Lodge
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The Bear Mountain Lodge was created to give couples the chance to escape in a quaint bed and breakfast with rustic luxury. The building is a handcrafted log cabin that was built in 2005. There are nine guest rooms, and many of them have fireplaces, steam showers, garden walkouts, and in-room whirlpools. Rooms feature either king or queen beds and amenities include private baths, in season air conditioning, a ceiling fan, a makeup mirror, a flat panel TV with cable, and a DVD player.

There is Wi-Fi throughout the lodge, but the signal is weak in some non-common areas because the logs are so thick. Some rooms also have iPod docking stations, seating areas, coffee makers, rocking chairs, leather loveseats, and/or log furniture.

The Lodge covers twenty-six wooded acres of land, perfect for exploring or enjoying the outdoors. The wraparound deck is perfect for enjoying views of Mount Washington and other nearby mountains. There is also an outdoor hot tub and an outdoor fire pit. Guests even have access to complimentary drinks. Complimentary breakfast is served in the dining room with baked goods or fruit as well as a hot entree such as cranberry poached pears, orange French toast, wales with brown sugar peaches, caramelized onion and provolone quiche, and more. Coffee and tea is available all day long.

3249 Main St, Bethlehem, New Hampshire, 603-869-2189



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4.Snowflake Inn

Snowflake Inn
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The Snowflake Inn is the perfect getaway for any group of adults, whether you are looking for a weekend of romance or a girl’s weekend. King suites have the best amenities and feature radiant heat, central air, Kohler double showers, 2-person whirlpools, fireplaces, HDTVs with BluRay, and Wi-Fi. There are several room choices, including King Suites and three Grand Suites.

There is an Indoor Tropical Spa that is maintained at 89 to 90 degrees and lit by candles and low lighting. There is even a four-foot sheer-descent waterfall. There is a Badu Swim Spa jet and eighteen other jets. You can also enjoy a patio and a roaring fire. There is also a Wellness ZONE Fitness Center has a range of Technogym equipment and an Infrared Sauna. You can also have a massage at the Wellness Zone. Area activities are limitless, and include tax-free shopping, canoe trips, kayaking, running, walking, biking, and hiking.

95 Main St, Jackson Village, New Hampshire, 603-383-8259


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5.New Hampshire Getaways: Inn By The Bandstand

New Hampshire Getaways: Inn By The Bandstand
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This award-winning boutique hotel is located in a 1809 Federal-style mansion in the center of historic downtown Exeter and offers luxury accommodations. Guests are accommodated in one of the nine rooms decorated with antiques, works of art, a private bath, and top-of-the-line linens.

Most rooms also have working fireplaces for added romance, and all have purified water, a refrigerator, microwaves upon request, and complimentary port wine. There is Wi-Fi throughout the property as well as smart flat-screen TVs.

All guests have access to the concierge for assistance as well as the secret patio garden. There is also an electric filling station and the ability to schedule Reiki or a massage. Hot chocolate, coffee, and tea are always available, and guests enjoy a gourmet breakfast in the morning.

6 Front St, Exeter, New Hampshire, 603-772-6352


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6.New Hampshire Getaways: Inn at Valley Farms

New Hampshire Getaways: Inn at Valley Farms
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The Inn at Valley Farms is a quiet bed and breakfast on a 105-acre farm that is managed organically. There are rooms in the 1774 Colonial home as well as family-style cottages and the Sunnyside farmhouse for larger groups. All guest rooms have Wi-Fi, air conditioning, tables and chairs, a king or queen bed, an iPod docking station, and lovely garden views.

There are also premium amenities such as organic shampoo and locally made goat milk soap. You will also find plush towels and bathrobes, hair dryers, and irons. Cottages can fit six guests and the Sunnyside Farmhouse can sleep eight.

There is a relaxing fire pit on the property, and guests can explore the farm or buy produce, including meat and eggs, to take home with them. Inside the inn, you will find a sitting room, a sunroom, and a game room. Coffee and tea are available 24/7 as well as homemade cookies and a guest pantry. Guests in the inn include a three-course farm-to-table breakfast while the cottages and farmhouse have kitchens stocked with fresh farm food.

633 Wentworth Rd, Walpole, New Hampshire, 603-756-2855

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7.Romantic Getaways in NH: The Notchland Inn

Romantic Getaways in NH: The Notchland Inn
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The Notchland Inn is surrounded by White Mountain National Forest and hosts a 100-acre estate featuring the 1860’s granite mansion. There are twelve romantic and spacious guest rooms as well as two cottages that are pet-friendly. Each guest room has a wood-burning fireplace and a private bathroom. Rooms have either a queen or king bed and wingback chairs or a loveseat, and they also feature air conditioning, ceiling fans, and showers.

Some rooms also have bathtubs and Premium Suites add soaking tubs or 2-person whirlpools as well as a sitting room. Some also have private decks. The cottages are ideal for families or larger groups as they have kitchens or wet bars and TVs.

The property includes 8,000 feet of frontage along the Saco River as well as two swimming holes. You will also find hiking trails that start right on or next to the property. You can enjoy breakfast and a five-course dinner at the Notchland Inn. Breakfast always includes a hot beverage, homemade granola, cold cereal, and the choice of eggs, French toast, or pancakes.

2 Morey Rd, Hart’s Location, New Hampshire, 603-374-6131



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8.Deer Mountain Lodge & Wilderness Resort

Deer Mountain Lodge & Wilderness Resort
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Deer Mountain Lodge & Wilderness Resort is a great vacation destination, and it can also host functions such as weddings. There are five bedrooms, each of which has a private bath as well as cozy bedding and a custom log bed. If you prefer, you can also camp on the property.

Room features vary slightly, but can include duck decoys, antique waterfowl framed art, antique horse tack or art, antiques that call to mind the New England winter, antique traps and hunting clothes, antique sugaring items. Rooms also have forest or mountain views and queen or king log beds.

The property has wildlife all around it, and guests can access snowmobile and ATV trails right from the property. There are various available packages to help you get the most out of your stay, including the ability to rent a snowmobile, enjoy a romantic getaway, or host a special event. Other attractions that are on-site or just a short distance away include Ride the Wilds, Santa’s Village, Story Land, and opportunities for cross country skiing, white water rafting, snowshoeing, fishing, and antiquing.

1442 Route 16, Dummer, New Hampshire, 603-449-2319

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9.The Lake House at Ferry Point

The Lake House at Ferry Point
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The Lake House at Ferry Point is the only lodging of its kind along the lakefront within the Lakes Region. The scenic property gives guests gorgeous views of mountains, luscious gardens, and Lake Winnisquam. There are ten uniquely appointed guest rooms, each of which has moisturizer, shampoo, conditioner, and soap made from Tarocco, a Sicilian fruit. You will find ComphySheets for extreme softness and comfort, and most rooms have pleasant sitting areas.

There are one- and two-person kayaks to borrow and take out onto the lake, or you can enjoy the small beach that is right near the property. There are also beach towels to help you dry off. Inside, you will find a living room with a large-screen TV, a library, jigsaw puzzles, board games, checkers, and chess. Guests can relax on the front porch or venture to nearby attractions in Gilford and Laconia. There is also 24/7 access to homemade cookies, brownies, coffee, and tea.

A delightful gourmet breakfast is served on the porch or in the dining room. The menu varies daily but can include items such as fresh fruit in a parfait, home-baked muffins or breads, peach melba French toast, eggs benedict, breakfast banana splits, French omelets, and quiche.

100 Lower Bay Road, Sanbornton, New Hampshire, 603-239-2311


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10.White Mountain Hotel and Resort, Conway

White Mountain Hotel and Resort, Conway
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Peacefully nestled in the White Mountains of North Conway, the White Mountain Hotel and Resort is a wonderful choice for a New Hampshire getaway. Framed by craggy cliffs and surrounded by verdant National forests, you are assured of stunning views around every corner. The guestrooms and suites are comfortable and elegant and provide all the little extras that really count like robes and slippers, iPod docking station and luxury Aveda toiletries. There are year-round outdoor activities to enjoy including golfing, cross-country skiing, walking and hiking. After a busy day of exploring you can wind down around the pool or indulge in a pampering spa treatment. Two restaurants and a tavern take care of your culinary needs.

87 Fairway Drive, Conway, NH 03860, 603 356 7100


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11.New Hampshire Getaways: D. W.'s Oceanside Inn

New Hampshire Getaways: D. W.'s Oceanside Inn
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D. W.'s Oceanside Inn overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and gives guests convenient access to miles of sandy beaches. The beach home was built in the early 1900s and was renovated to appeal to adult visitors looking to relax. Now each of the nine rooms has air-conditioning, telephones, and private baths. Guests have the choice of an oceanfront room, a deluxe room, an oceanfront suite with one bedroom, or the Sunbeam Cottage with three bedrooms.

The Oceanfront Suite has a bedroom with a queen-size bed, a kitchen, office, living room, and deck as well as the bathroom. The Sunbeam Cottage can fit six people in the three bedrooms, and it has two baths, an enclosed porch, a living room, a dining room, and a kitchen. All rooms have nightly turndown service, Wi-Fi, wired Internet in the living room, and safes.

All rooms require at least a two-night stay with the suite, while the cottage requires a three-night stay. Guests have access to a self-service bar in the back deck as well as beach towels and chairs. Because the inn is right along the edge of Hampton Beach, there are activities and dining within a quick walk, and Boston is under an hour away by car.

365 Ocean Blvd, Hampton Beach, NH, 603-926-3542


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12.Romantic Getaways in NH: Squam Lake Inn

Romantic Getaways in NH: Squam Lake Inn
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This boutique hotel is right by Lake Winnipesaukee and is only a short walk away from Squam Lake. Therefore, guests can admire gorgeous views in a relaxing setting. This 1895 farmhouse has nine private rooms for guests, each of which is decorated in a vintage New England style to show the heritage of the lakes region. Rooms have private baths, wireless Internet, air conditioning, fine linens, and a complimentary full breakfast. There are also iPads available for checkout. For a longer vacation, you can rent the Lake Side Apartment.

Guests can enjoy the extensive library, which is a tranquil and inviting area. You can enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the Inn Kitchen + Bar, which also offers local brews and unique wines. The inn also hosts the Squam Lake MarketPlace where you will find groceries, local products, wine, craft beer, sandwiches, prepared foods, and specialty coffees. There is even a place to dock your boat. In the afternoon, guests can enjoy complimentary tea with desserts. Examples of breakfast items include apple cider French toast bake, four-grain blueberry pancakes, and omelets made with local vegetables.

28 Shepard Hill Rd, Holderness, NH, 603-968-4417


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13.NH Getaways: Coppertoppe Inn & Retreat Center

NH Getaways: Coppertoppe Inn & Retreat Center
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This bed and breakfast and retreat center overlooks the White Mountains as well as Newfound Lake, one of the world’s cleanest lakes. It is also the deepest lake in the state. The inn is pet and child friendly and creates a relaxed atmosphere guests are sure to appreciate. There are even dog treats, toys, dishes, and beds. There are two suites as well as two guest rooms, some of which have private balconies, walk-in closets, walk-in showers, Italian marble bathrooms, and memory foam mattresses.

Guests can enjoy nearby hiking trails, waterfalls, state parks, and gorgeous views. The inn also has a spa on-site to help you unwind after a day of exploring the nearby outdoor attractions. Daily breakfast includes fair trade coffee, tea, juice, fresh fruit, baked goods, and hot entrees. The inn can accommodate most dietary restrictions, and the kitchen staff is willing to try to find unique breakfast dishes guests have not had in awhile. You can also arrange to eat other meals at the inn.

8 Range Rd, Hebron, NH, 603-744-3636


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14.Ashworth by the Sea

Ashworth by the Sea
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Ashworth by the Sea is perfectly positioned alongside the ocean in Hampton Beach where it invites guests to check in and get ready for a wonderful beach-front getaway. Imagine waking up to ocean views every morning and falling asleep to the sounds of the sea – pure bliss. Nearly all the rooms face the ocean and you can choose from king or queen rooms, some of which can accommodate up to 2 children. There is a wonderful variety of activities right on the doorstep including all the fun of the beach, whale watching tours, an on-site pool and gym as well as a restaurant and two bars.

295 Ocean Blvd, Hampton Beach, NH 03842, 603 926 6762


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15.Port Inn and Suites, Portsmouth

Port Inn and Suites, Portsmouth
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A member of the Ascend Hotel Collection, the Port Inn and Suites is a great home-from-home base in Portsmouth. As one of the oldest cities in New England, Portsmouth is a delight to explore and the Port Inn and Suites are perfectly placed for visiting prime attractions like the historic Waterfront, Music Hall and Strawberry Bank Museum. You can choose from double, queen or king rooms, some of which have kitchens. Other on-site amenities include an outdoor seasonal heated swimming pool and a backyard gazebo with BBQ facilities. There is plenty on on-site parking and you will have very easy access to some wonderful beaches.

505 US-1, Portsmouth, NH 03801, 603 436 4378


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16.New Hampshire Getaways: The Inn On Golden Pond

New Hampshire Getaways: The Inn On Golden Pond
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The Inn on Golden Pond has been in business for 30 years and is just a short walk from Squam Lake. The building was originally a private colonial home and today it has been converted into the relaxing inn with eight guest rooms. There is wireless Internet throughout the inn, and each spacious room has a sitting area that includes two comfortable chairs. There are also flat-screen TVs in every room and plenty of natural light. The private baths have modern plumbing, private label toiletries, and luxurious towels, and all rooms have independently controlled air conditioning and heating. Many rooms also have full tubs.

The inn has 50 wooded acres but is just three miles away from I-93. The area features excellent hiking opportunities, and this great location means that you can easily see moose, deer, or bears as you enjoy your breakfast. Complimentary breakfast includes homemade jam, home-baked muffins and bread, and a range of house specialties.

1080 U.S. Route 3, Holderness, NH, 603-968-7269


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17.New Hampshire Getaways: The Glynn House Inn

New Hampshire Getaways: The Glynn House Inn
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The Glynn House Inn is located inside a historic 1896 Victorian home in the Lakes Region by the White Mountains. Each of the six guest rooms has modern amenities and many are pet-friendly and feature separate sitting rooms or double whirlpool baths. If you prefer, you can stay in the apartment instead and have access to your own kitchen. This apartment has a dining table with four chairs, garden furniture, a BBQ, Wi-Fi, a private bath, and fireplace as well as other amenities found in the guest rooms.

Enjoy your breakfast in the elegant dining room. You can relax with complimentary hors d’oeuvres and wine as well as afternoon refreshments on a wraparound porch or in the sitting room. Breakfast includes the choice of seven dishes as well as the day’s meat selection. Options include pancakes, waffles, poached pesto, fried egg sandwich, cold breakfast, scrambled eggs, and French toast. There are also gluten-free breakfast options. The surrounding area is perfect for snowmobiling, shopping, boating, fishing, hiking, golfing, fine dining, and visiting historic sites.

59 Highland St, Ashland, NH, 603-968-3775


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18.New Hampshire Getaways: Chesterfield Inn

New Hampshire Getaways: Chesterfield Inn
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The Chesterfield Inn is well known for its gorgeous cathedral ceilings and picturesque views of the Connecticut River Valley. Rooms have four-poster beds and luxury linens. There are nine rooms in the Main Inn as well as two in the cottage that are pet-friendly and four in the Johanna Wetherby Building. Every guest room has free wireless Internet, a private bath, a flat-screen TV, a mini fridge, and air conditioning, and ten of the rooms even have gas fireplaces.

You can relax in the meadow replete with wildflowers or sit in the parlor to enjoy the warm fire. Breakfast is cooked to order and served in the dining room on the porch. Guests are welcome to use the printer at the front desk, and the inn also has a charging station for electric cars. The entire inn lies on ten acres and its oversized windows give you the perfect opportunity to take in your surroundings. A nightly dinner is available; the inn serves dishes with organic, local ingredients whenever possible, followed by dessert and spirits.

20 Cross Rd, West Chesterfield, NH, 603-256-3211


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19.The Wentworth

The Wentworth
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The Wentworth is a picturesque inn perfect for romantic getaways, special occasions, and corporate retreats. It was built in 1869, and Jackson Falls sits on one side of the property while the PGA Wentworth Golf Course sits on the other. The main inn has sixteen standard queen rooms, three superior rooms featuring two double beds, and two superior queen rooms with single pullout sleeper sofa beds.

Every room has a private bathroom with a shower while some have a tub/shower combination. The rooms are also air-conditioned and have TVs with DVD players and a Keurig coffee machine. They also have complimentary Wi-Fi. Guests can also choose to stay in a condominium with two or three bedrooms, a full kitchen, a fireplace, a whirlpool tub, and a living room.

The spa services are available in your room or in the Thornycroft Spa Room and include massages, wraps, sea salt therapy, and a couple’s escape. There is a full-service gym on-site with exercise equipment, dumbbells, medicine balls, yoga mats, and more. The Wentworth also serves breakfast and dinner.

1 Carter Notch Rd, Jackson Village, NH, 603-383-9700


20.Topnotch Inn, Gorham

Topnotch Inn, Gorham
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Conveniently located on Main Street Gorham, the Topnotch Inn is perfectly positioned to offer easy access to all the attractions in and around Gorham. The motel welcomes visitors to 36 air-conditioned rooms which are clean, comfortable and offer great value for money. Their excellent rates include many little luxuries like pillow-top beds, premium linen, in-room fridge and microwave, cable TV, complimentary Wi-Fi and more. There is also a self-catering cottage and a 3-bedroom house for families or groups. On-site facilities include a seasonal outdoor pool, hot tub and picnic area. There is a restaurant to attend to your culinary needs and room service is available.

Gorham, NH 03581, 800 228 5496


21.Getaways in New Hampshire: Colby Hill Inn

Getaways in New Hampshire: Colby Hill Inn
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The Colby Hill Inn was built in 1797 and welcomes guests to relax in one of the fourteen guest rooms, each of which is individually decorated. All rooms have a private bathroom, complimentary wireless Internet, and air conditioning. You can choose a room with a whirlpool tub or a fireplace as well.

Many have gorgeous period antiques as well as indulging amenities like down comforters and fluffy bathrobes. You have the choice of a queen or king bed and some rooms can accommodate a third guest. A majority of the rooms have four-poster beds, period antiques, and oriental rugs.

In the areas surrounding the property, you can bike, hike, ski, or fly fish. The inn also has historical perennial gardens, a garden gazebo, and picturesque views of rustic barns. Guests can also relax in the pool or borrow equipment for croquet, volleyball, or badminton. You can enjoy a meal at Bartlett’s, the on-site restaurant for a guest-only breakfast or for dinner, which is open to the public. In the afternoon, guests can enjoy freshly baked cookies and hot cocoa, coffee, and tea, which are available all day long.

33 The Oaks St, Henniker, NH, 603-428-3281


22.The Follansbee Inn

The Follansbee Inn
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This cozy inn is right along the banks of Kezar Lake, affording guests gorgeous views. Each of the 18 guest rooms has its own decorations with en-suite bathrooms and wireless Internet access. Rooms have twin, full, queen, or king beds and some have great views of the lake.

There are two common rooms. The Lounge has stunning lake views, a piano, and a fireplace as well as a service bar and snack bowl. The Game Room has books, board games, and comfortable chairs. The area is perfect for lake activities such as canoeing, sailing, kayaking, and fishing, as well as winter adventures like snowshoeing, snowmobiling, and skiing. The inn has bicycles, canoes, kayaks, a rowboat, and a sailboat that guests can borrow without additional cost.

Morning breakfast consists of dishes with Louisiana influences. You can savor home cooked entrees like praline bacon, baked cheese grits, and pecan buttermilk waffles or items like Gruyere cheese omelets, smoked salmon, and asparagus.

PO Box 92, North Sutton, NH, 800-626-4221


23.The Inn at Pleasant Lake

The Inn at Pleasant Lake
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The Inn at Pleasant Lake is a waterfront inn with comfortable rooms and gourmet dining as well as easy access to popular New Hampshire activities such as outdoor adventures and golfing. The inn has central air conditioning and wireless Internet for your convenience.. All rooms have extra pillows, triple sheeting, and private baths with private label bath amenities. Most rooms also have a nice view of either Mount Kearsarge or Pleasant Lake. The rooms and suites have either queen or king beds.

The inn has two canoes, a double kayak, two single kayaks, and a rowboat that guests are welcome to use. You can also borrow beach chairs and towels and spend a sunny afternoon at the sandy beach. There are many nearby trails that meander through the scenic landscape. Inside, the inn has books, games, a guest computer, and a small TV. Every stay includes afternoon tea as well as a hot breakfast. There is also a restaurant available for other meals.

853 Pleasant St, New London, NH, 603-526-6271

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24.Getaways in New Hampshire: Martin Hill Inn

Getaways in New Hampshire: Martin Hill Inn
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Martin Hill Inn is proud to give guests a relaxing retreat that is a quick ten-minute walk from downtown Market Square. The 19th-century buildings house unique guest rooms with luxurious king or queen beds. They also have en-suite baths, original artwork, antiques, reading chairs, flat-screen TVs, complimentary wireless Internet, and end table refrigerators. There are three rooms in the Main House and four in the Guest House.

During the day, you can explore Portsmouth or wander through the inn’s perennial gardens where there are dozens of types of flowers. In the morning, guests enjoy a two-course full breakfast in the dining room. You can savor tasty delights like homemade scones and muffins and options like quiches, omelets, waffles, French toast, and peach-raspberry crumble. All food is locally sourced and grown when possible, and the kitchen staff can accommodate many dietary restrictions.

In the afternoon, you can sip tea or coffee as you indulge in homemade cookies. Martin Hill Inn also offers complimentary snacks, chocolates, bottled water, and sherry.

404 Islington St, Portsmouth, NH, 603-436-2287

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Hotel Spotlight: Squam Lake Inn, NH

The Squam Lake Inn offers guests to experience the beauty and splendor of the Lake and White Mountains regions of New Hampshire. Located in the heart of the Lakes Region, the family-owned bed and breakfast is housed in 1895 farmhouse and exudes warmth and hospitality. The Inn features deluxe accommodations, seasonally inspired foods, craft beers and cocktails from the on-site Inn Kitchen + Bar, and an array of activities from canoeing and kayaking, hiking and fishing, and relaxing. Centrally located in the White Mountains, the Squam Lake Inn is just a short walk to the pristine waters of Squam Lake and ideally located for exploring the surrounding region.

The Squam Lake Inn features nine cozy, stylish and beautifully appointed guest rooms decorated in a New England vintage theme. Reflect the natural beauty of the lakes region are with soft hues and original furnishings, all of the guest rooms include private en-suite bathrooms with showers /bath combinations and organic amenities, comfortable beds with luxurious linens, and modern amenities such as air-conditioning, complimentary wireless Internet.

Traditional Rooms feature king or queen-size beds with luxurious linens, en-suite bathrooms with either a shower or shower/tub combination, thick towels and bathrobes, and William Roam organic amenities, and sunny sitting areas with writing desks or dressers, and chairs. Modern amenities include flat panel televisions, air-conditioning, ceiling fans, hairdryers, and complimentary wireless Internet.

Deluxe rooms are slightly larger than the Traditional Rooms and offer spacious sitting areas with gas fireplaces or wood stoves and comfortable seating. These rooms feature king or queen-size beds with luxurious linens, en-suite bathrooms with either a shower or shower/tub combination, thick towels and bathrobes, and William Roam organic amenities, and sunny sitting areas with writing desks or dressers, and chairs. Modern amenities include flat panel televisions, air-conditioning, ceiling fans, hairdryers, and complimentary wireless Internet.

The onsite Inn Kitchen + Bar restaurant is an award-winning eatery based at the Inn, which serves a delicious guest-only gourmet breakfast every morning. Beginning with freshly brewed coffee, an assortment of fine teas, fresh fruit and orange juice, breakfast includes sweet and entrées, and regulars such as yogurt, fruit, and cereals. Guests can dine at a private or communal table in the dining room or outside on the patio overlooking the gardens.

The Squam Lake Inn offers a variety of upscale amenities, including a sumptuous complimentary breakfast served every morning, as well as traditional high tea and desserts in the afternoons. A library is stocked with an extensive selection of books and magazines, and there is wireless Internet access throughout the property. A telephone can be found in a central area and can be used for complimentary local, and US calls and the reception desk can print off boarding passes if required at no extra cost. The house has a beautiful porch and gardens in which to relax, and the onsite Inn Kitchen + Bar restaurant served delicious cuisine prepared with locally sourced ingredients and served by friendly, professional staff. Enhancements can be added to guest rooms for special occasions such as cheese and wine platters, chilled bottles of Prosecco and fresh flowers.

The New Hampshire Lakes Region is defined by vast expanses of wilderness and quaint, charming towns, and a wealth of activities and recreation throughout the year. The Squam Lake Inn rests in the heart of the Lakes Region and is within easy walking distance of the town of Holderness and just a short drive away from Meredith and Center Harbor on Lake Winnipesaukee and the magnificent White Mountains. The White Mountain National Forest is renowned for offering fantastic winter sports such as skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing and more, while the nearby Mt. Washington, which is the region’s highest peak offers excellent climbing, hiking and wildlife watching.

28 Shepard Hill Road Holderness, New Hampshire 03245, Phone: 603-968-4417

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Attitash Mountain Resort

Attitash Mountain Resort is the largest year-round resort in the Mount Washington Valley, New Hampshire. The resort is much more than simply an area for skiing. In fact, it represent the very essence of the winter lifestyle, snowboarding, and skiing. Attitash Mountain Resort provides eleven ski lifts and sixty-eight trails across two connected large mountains.

Attitash Mountain and Bear Peak Mountain combined offer traditional New England ski and snowboarding runs, as well as terrain that offers more of a challenge with wide-open, modern cruisers geared towards skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels. Situated at the heart of the beautiful White Mountains of New Hampshire. Attitash Mountain Resort is well-known as the premier four season vacation resort in the state of New Hampshire. At the resort, guests will find several acres of tree skiing and glades, as well as one of the original terrain parks for freestyling in New Hampshire.

The Attitash Mountain Resort Ski and Snowboard School offers lessons for guests, teaching them the fundamental techniques of skiing and snowboarding. These lessons take place on accessible terrain for learning. Leading-edge coaching tactics help guests learn the basics that will allow them to thoroughly enjoy the active winter experience at the Attitash Mountain Resort.

The Attitash Grand Summit Hotel is the Mount Washington Valley’s only accommodation available that is located on the slopes. The hotel provides upscale lodging, featuring an outdoor pool open throughout the entire year and hot tubs. Visitors can combine these amenities with the après scene, along with several events and entertainment, to have an enjoyable winter experience at the Attitash Mountain Resort within New Hampshire’s White Mountains.

Attitash Mountain Resort provides fun experiences throughout all four seasons of the year. From stunning views of the New England foliage to summer thrills, the resort offers something for visitors year-round. An array of attractions during the summer season can be found at Attitash Mountain, including Mount Washington Valley’s longest coaster, the Nor’Easter Mountain Coaster, and the the longest Alpine Slide in North America.

The summer thrills at Attitash Mountain Resort reached new heights with the addition of the Attitash ZipTour, the longest single-span zip line located east of the country’s Rocky Mountains. During the autumn season, guests can enjoy the breathtaking foliage that comes with fall in New England. The foliage in the White Mountains is particularly beautiful. Visitors can come during the Columbus Day Weekend to have fun at Bear Peak’s Oktoberfest two-day event.

Attitash Mountain Resort opened to visitors in January of 1965. Due to its excellent services, as well as business strategy of limiting lines at ski lifts by restricting the number of ticket sales each day, the resort quickly became known in the area as the “Red Carpet Ski Area.” The skiing acreage of Attitash was dramatically expanded in the middle of the 1990’s by developing the area of Bear Peak. This included the addition of a high-speed chairlift, wider terrain for intermediate level skiing, and some of the most sought-after trails for alpine racing in the state of New Hampshire.

Route 302, Bartlett, New Hampshire, Phone: 877-677-7669

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Hotel Spotlight: Chesterfield Inn

The Chesterfield Inn is an elegant yet comfortable farmhouse-style inn in Southern New Hampshire. Located on the Vermont border between Brattleboro, Keene, and Vermont with sweeping views of the Connecticut River Valley, the newly renovated Chesterfield Inn features charming accommodations set in three buildings, namely the Main Building, the Cottage, and the Johanna Wetherby Building. All accommodations feature comfortable living areas with cozy fireplaces and lovely garden views, delicious country-style cuisine, and an array of amenities and activities.

The Chesterfield Inn features a variety of accommodations ranging from nine deluxe guest rooms in the Main Inn, two luxurious suites in the private Cottage, and four pet-friendly guest rooms Johanna Wetherby Building. All guest rooms feature comfortable double, queen or king-size beds with pillow-top mattresses, luxury linens and hypoallergenic pillows, en-suite bathrooms with baths/showers/shower-over-bath combinations, plush towels, and organic bath amenities, and modern amenities.

Ten of the guest rooms have gas fireplaces, several rooms, including the two chambers in the Cottage, have whirlpool tubs, and spacious sitting areas with plush armchairs, pullout sleeper sofas, coffee tables and writing desks with chairs. Conveniences include telephones, flat-screen televisions, complimentary wireless Internet access, mini fridges, air-conditioning, hairdryers, irons and ironing boards.

The Chesterfield Inn serves a delicious, home cooked breakfast every morning in the main dining room and on the outdoor porch with beautiful views of the garden. A typical breakfast menu includes fresh fruit, freshly baked muffins, granola and yogurt, choice of eggs any style and omelets, maple cinnamon French toast, pancakes, breakfast meats such as bacon, sausage, and ham, toast and English muffins. Beverages include a choice of fruit juices, freshly brewed coffee and tea.

Amenities at the Chesterfield Inn include a delicious, home cooked breakfast served in the sunny dining room or on the porch every morning, comfortable living areas with cozy fireplaces and lovely award-winning garden views. Set on 10 acres of landscaped gardens and meadows full of flowers, the gardens provide a tranquil setting in which to unwind and soak up the natural beauty.

The Chesterfield Inn offers a variety of specials and packages for guests wanting extra levels of luxury or comfort. The ‘Rekindle Your Romance’ includes Champagne upon arrival, 12 chocolate covered strawberries, a gourmet dinner for two, and a full country breakfast in the morning. The ‘Couple’s Massage’ Package includes two 60-minute full body massages in the comfort and privacy of guest rooms and a full country breakfast each morning. The ‘Girlfriends Getaway’ includes cheese and wine by the fire, a delicious and leisurely dinner at the inn, and complimentary pedicures at the local salon.

The ‘Date-Your-Mate' package, includes a bottle of Champagne upon arrival, dinner for two, and breakfast in bed and the ‘Pet Package’ includes a selection of locally-made animal treats for your pet, water and food bowls, and new toys for the furry kids. The ‘Death By Chocolate’ package is for the true Chocoholic and includes a dozen chocolate covered strawberries, chocolate covered Oreos, and a Chesterfield Inn mug.

The Chesterfield Inn caters for intimate weddings of up to 60 guests with breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes and an array of services such as luxury accommodations, healthy cuisine and catering services, and other services such as photography, flowers, and music. Surrounded by the award-winning gardens, the terrace is a perfect place for outdoor ceremonies or inside in front of the crackling fireplace during the winter months, and the Inn has a full service bar that serves handcrafted cocktails, Champagne, beer, and wine.

Located in New Hampshire, the beautiful state in New England that is defined by vast expanses of wilderness and quaint, charming towns, the Chesterfield Inn is the perfect place to relax and unwind or explore the region and enjoy a variety of activities and recreation. The White Mountain National Forest is located in the northern part of the state and is renowned for offering fantastic winter sports such as skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing and more, while the nearby Mt. Washington, which is the region’s highest peak offers excellent climbing, hiking and wildlife watching.

The Chesterfield Inn is within easy access to a range of outdoor activities for all seasons, including mountain biking, hiking, mountain climbing, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, and golf. Other activities within close proximity include horseback riding, sleigh or hay rides, tennis, cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, tubing, ice skating, and snowmobiling.

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20 Cross Road, West Chesterfield, NH 03466, Phone: 603-256-3211

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