From its beaches to its granite hills, New Hampshire is a rugged land filled with history and adventure. Although it's one of the smaller states, New Hampshire boasts a diverse landscape. With many fiercely independent towns dotting its rural landscape, this state is filled with unique festivals, events and attractions. Despite its sleepy appearance, visitors to New Hampshire won't lack for things to do.
- Name of location Statewide, NH
Every March, sugar houses statewide open their doors. Visitors learn about maple production. After a cold winter, maple trees produce sap that is collected, boiled, and turned into sugar or syrup. Demonstrations and pancake breakfasts are held. Prepare to be spoiled, as there is nothing like real maple syrup!
- Name of location Deerfield, NH
A festival of a different sort takes place each May at the fairgrounds in Deerfield. Information regarding sheep nutrition and shearing is shared. Raising angora rabbits is also discussed. Workshops on weaving, needle felting and drop spindling, using a special tool to make yarn, are also available.
- Name of location Laconia, NH
The Weirs Beach section of Laconia is the place to be every June. Riders rev their motors as a series of vintage and custom motorcycles take part in races and exhibits amid concerts and fireworks displays. This 90 year-old event is still going strong.