New Hampshire, USA

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Vacation Homes in New Hampshire

New Hampshire is one of the finest places in New England for adventures all year long. Beautiful vacation homes in New Hampshire are a good way to enjoy the state's many outdoor activities throughout the year no matter what your idea of fun is. Additional popular housing options include cabins and condos. A few of the great amenities you can expect from these properties include: full kitchens, outdoor barbeque pits, decks with scenic views, and game rooms.

Skiing

New Hampshire offers some of the best skiing in the New England region, with popular resort options that include:

  • Waterville Valley
  • Mount Sunapee
  • Tuckerman Ravine

Waterville ValleyThe Waterville Valley is a popular ski area with families. Both expert skiers and newcomers find it easy to ski here, and it is a great place for kids to get their start and enjoy this sport early on in their lives.

Mount SunapeeThis ski resort ranks among the top for the quality of its skiing, as well as one of the highest numbers of trails in the area. During the summer and fall months, Sunapee offers an array of activities perfect for the warmer weather.

Tuckerman RavineThe ravine, found in the White Mountain National Forest, offers some of the most stunning scenery you'll experience on your ski adventures. If backcountry skiing is one of your favorite activities, you will thoroughly enjoy the experience here.

Outdoor Activities

New Hampshire is a true paradise for nature lovers, no matter whether you enjoy rock and mountain climbing or birdwatching. The state parks and other recreational areas not only offer exhibits that are fun, but there are also activities geared towards all age groups and interests. Kids will enjoy the many hands-on exhibits, and activities geared towards becoming more familiar with the outdoors appeal across all age groups.

Moose sightings are very common in the state, and you’re likely to encounter one while enjoying a scenic drive. If you like to take part in bird watching, you'll have a great chance of seeing species such as herons.

Food and Drinks

New Hampshire boasts a large number of farms that welcome visitors and, in many cases, encourage them to pick their own produce. Apples, berries, and pumpkins are just some of the produce items that await visitors. Maple sugar candies, a regional favorite, are a fixture at many farms and gift shops throughout the state.

The coastal areas, particularly near Rye and Seabrook, offer ready access to fresh seafood. Breweries are also popular, with many breweries in the state offering restaurants along with brewery tours.

Weather and Best Time to Visit

One of the things that people enjoy the most about New Hampshire is the fact that you can experience all four seasons, with moderate rain or snow all year. Warm temperatures during the late spring through early fall months are a perfect incentive to enjoy the outdoors. From late fall through early spring, cold temperatures and snow provide the perfect setting for winter activities. Late summer through early fall are among the best times to visit.

How to Get There

If coming from other areas of New England, private or rental car are among some of the best ways to savor the local scenery. For travelers coming from other regions, Manchester, Portsmouth and Lebanon all have airports that serve a number of airlines. If you're coming in from other areas of the Northeast or Canada, train service is a very convenient option to consider. The state and its vacation properties are very accessible.