The Ultimate New Hampshire Travel Guide
New Hampshire: Lush forests, towering mountain peaks, gorgeous views, and a lot of fun activities, including train rides, aerial tram rides, makes New Hampshire a must-visit state in the US! Here is my New Hampshire travel guide outlining major New Hampshire attractions!
To make it easy for you to navigate the content, I have organized my New Hampshire travel guide into two sections. (1) A brief introduction to New Hampshire, a little history, some geography, commute, and weather. (2) Major New Hampshire attractions, if you wish, you can skip the introduction and move on to the next section, New Hampshire Attractions.
History: New Hampshire was admitted to the union as the 9th state on June 21, 1788. The state was named by Captain John Mason, a sailor, and colonizer, after the English county of Hampshire. The state’s nickname, the Granite State, refers to the extensive granite quarries in the state.
Geography: New Hampshire is known for its natural beauty, with clear lakes, forested mountains, and ocean beaches. New Hampshire is bordered by Canada on the north and by Massachusetts on the south. On the east, New Hampshire is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and Maine, and on the west, New Hampshire is bordered by Vermont.
Flight: Portsmouth – Pease Intl. Tradeport (PSM) and Manchester Airport (MHT) are the only major airports in New Hampshire.
Drive: If you live in any of the neighboring northeastern states, you could drive to New Hampshire.
Train: Amtrak offers two rail service (1) Vermonter connecting – St. Albans Essex Junction (Burlington) Springfield New York Washington, D.C., and (2) Downeaster connecting – Brunswick, Portland, and Boston.