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May 08 2015

Best Tunes for a Summer Road Trip

I’ve never met anyone who doesn’t love to drive in a car with the windows rolled down and his or her favorite tunes cranking from the speakers. New Hampshire, especially in the White Mountains, is a vacationer’s dream, with winding roads like the Kankamagus Highway, crisp dry air and plenty of lakes and rivers to enjoy. If you’re headed to the Granite State this vacation … Read More

May 07 2015

How are Kayaks Made?

Piloting a kayak is an awesome way to tool around your favorite body of water. There’s no noise like you have with a jet ski or a motor boat. There’s no steep learning curve to be able to use them. Plus, kayaks are fast, sleek and relatively inexpensive. In our part of central New Hampshire, the Saco River is a favorite kayaking spot. If you’re … Read More

May 05 2015

Selfie Safety – Travel Smartly

“But first, let me take a selfie.” Yes, selfie culture has become popular enough that an EDM group called The Chainsmokers released a song about these self-portraits. While always a little narcissistic, selfies can be dangerous in a number of ways. As vacation season arrives, prepare to see lots of pictures of your friends in exotic spots. If you’re visiting White Mountain, New Hampshire or … Read More

May 03 2015

The Rebirth of the Historic Balsams Resort

Imagine stepping out into your backyard — all 11,000 acres of it — and seeing stunning wooded views, vast alpine ski trails, golf courses and endlessly rolling hills. While you’re at it, add fine dining, luxury accommodations and an active lifestyle, all within a gorgeous historic setting. Sound like a dream? It’s not a dream, but it is a vision that’s quickly moving toward refurbished … Read More

May 01 2015

The Flavor of New Hampshire Politics

Aside from its stunningly delicious maple syrup, the state of New Hampshire is probably best known for its role in presidential politics.  As each presidential primary season gets underway, potential candidates flock to New Hampshire to eat pancakes, marvel over the fall foliage, and rub elbows with the locals.  NH politics is a serious business for candidates and voters alike. First in the Nation Since … Read More

April 27 2015

New Hampshire Wine

When you think of vineyards, wine production and wineries in the United States, you aren’t alone if your thoughts immediately veer to the West Coast. However, the East Coast has gained fertile ground in spots along the eastern seaboard that include Virginia, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York and Washington, DC. Though still relatively new to the winemaking scene, New Hampshire has gained notoriety in the … Read More

April 25 2015

5 Incredible New Hampshire Spring Hikes

Dedicated hikers are probably itching to hit the hills, valleys, dales, creek sides and any other terrain you can conjure for the spring season. You’re probably just relieved that you don’t have to contend with snow mounds and ice patches on your next hikes, but as a fan of hiking in New Hampshire, you know you are in for so much more. New Hampshire is … Read More

April 23 2015

10 Things Only People from NH Will Understand

As a resident of New Hampshire, you’re more than proud to live here. In fact, you may brag a little bit, but it’s only because you’re so full of NH pride. However, when your distant family or old friends come by for a few days, you find that it’s practically like you’re speaking a different language since everyone is so out of the loop. Here … Read More

April 21 2015

How to Plan a Romantic Weekend

The meaning of romance differs from couple to couple, but almost no one can resist the idea of a fun weekend getaway. Whether you want to surprise your sweetheart or you plan the experience together, there are a number of ways to make sure that you both have the best weekend yet. First of all, plan the trip only when both of you can take … Read More

April 19 2015

Best 2015 Spring Travel Deals

Don’t let a tight budget prevent you and your family from taking a rejuvenating spring vacation. Treat yourselves to one of this spring’s fantastic travel deals. Whatever type of vacation you have in mind, there is a deal out there to help you stick to your budget without sacrificing your ideal family trip. After surviving this long rough winter — especially you snowbound New Englanders … Read More