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Lots of Rocks

They have a lot of rocks in NH. I guess that’s why they call it The Granite State. I made this casual comment on Facebook as I shared the photo below. It shows the jumble of granite boulders and rocks

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Canterbury Shaker Village

If you like experiencing history by walking in the footsteps of long-ago people, you will love Canterbury Shaker Village in New Hampshire. The national historic landmark includes guided tours, a very informative Ken Burns video on the Shakers, and a

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Searching for Ice Cream

Stopping for ice cream is a favorite activity for New Englanders and visitors in the summer. In New Hampshire, a great ice cream cone beckons as you cruise the scenic highways of the state. Slow down going through a town

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Sanbornville, NH

I invite you to tour Sanbornville, NH. Explore the area with a drive on the curvy country roads. Enjoy the thick forests, old stone walls, New England style houses and glimpses of lakes. In this area, every road is scenic. This

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Finding Covered Bridges in New Hampshire

It’s a thrill to see an old covered bridge, a relic of simpler times when most travel was by horse and buggy. New Hampshire has quite a few of these. Some you can drive through, and others just walk through.

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Where in NH to Get Your National Parks Lifetime Pass

We rushed off today to find the National Parks office near Conway. It was the nearest place to get a senior pass for the marvelous price of $10 if you are in Central New Hampshire. After August 27, the price

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Last Chance for Willowbrook Village

I was mad at myself when I heard that Willowbrook Historic Village was closing permanently this fall. For years, I’d intended to visit it and now it was almost too late. Low attendance and funding difficulties force the historic site

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