New Hampshire or the Granite State is home to historic landmarks, wilderness, rich nature’s beauty, tourist attractions, and plenty of outdoor fun activities. The things that captivate the tourists’ attention include beautiful beaches, lakes, shorelines, exciting rides to the mountain top, water parks, and much more.
While the list is endless, below are the five tourist spots you must see when you are in New Hampshire-
Lake Winnipesauke is the largest lake and the focal point of the New Hampshire’s lakes region, which also includes Newfound Lake and Squam Lake. It is a frequently visited tourist spot surrounded by beaches, water parks, fast food points, and other family-oriented attractions.
On the west side of the lake, you can find several kid-friendly attractions around the Weirs Beach, such as sails boat, motorboats, kayaks, and historic cruise boats. The drive around this lake takes you through the seven small towns along the stunning shoreline.
Plan your stay at a cozy inn or hotel in Squam Lake, close to Lake Winnipesauke. This way, you will be able to relax on the quiet shores of the lake and spend time in nature whenever you want.
Mt. Washington Auto Road
New Hampshire, part of New England, drops into the climate zone that experiences four different seasons. Though the weather is unpredictable here, it offers panoramic 360-degree views from the top.
So, pack all your day trip essentials and ook a tour or drive yourself to enjoy the spectacular scenery along the way. The region boasts rivers, mountains, lakes, and splendid foliage in the fall worth visiting!
Castle In The Clouds
The castle in the clouds is truly a beautiful mansion estate in the Moultonborough. It is an art & craft style mansion with lush gardens overlooking the Lake Winnipesauke. As you drive up the road, you will pass through beautiful vistas.
If you love architecture, you will enjoy the castle’s handcrafted elements. The entire art gallery boasts a rotation of artworks and furnishings decorate the castle. Stroll the trails around the house and grab a meal at the Carriage House Restaurant.
Fall Foliage Drive
If you want to view the beauty of New Hampshire at its best, plan your trip in September or early October. During this time, the fall paints the maple shades of orange, blazing red, and the birches into luminous yellow. Don’t miss out on this annual color-changing event that will make you feel ecstatic!
While any road you drive will bring you views, but location and timing are the keys to enjoy nature’s beauty at its best. Keep your eye on the foliage trackers online. Head to the top of New Hampshire’s tall peaks to get the most breathtaking views. Alternatively, drive along the 34-mile Kancamagus byway through the White Mountains to view nature’s incredible colors.
Conway Scenic Railroad
Conway Scenic Railroad is among the many options for rides on historic trains along the most scenic routes. The Notch Train is a part of this scenic railroad ride (5 hours long) takes you through the ravines, historic trestle bridges, and mountain vistas.
The best part is, you will hear the live commentary about the history and folklore on the ride. Also, riding cars provide visitors with delicious meals. So, you can fuel your body while enjoying the wonderful views outside.