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Stephanie Graudons | 06.20.2018

One of the biggest draws to New Hampshire are the White Mountains, which are attractive to hikers and backpackers with their rugged terrain, endless beauty, and 4,000-footer status. While any visit to New Hampshire must include a trip into the White Mountain National Forest, you also won’t want to miss the countless other attractions throughout the state. Take in some of New Hampshire’s interesting natural and cultural history, and on hot summer days, learn to surf at the beach or cool off beside a waterfall. Whether you’re hiking solo, exploring with friends, or looking for a family adventure, New Hampshire has so much to do, you may have a hard time choosing. Here are 20 must-do activities to check out while in the Granite State this summer:



State parks

Mountain hikes

Other attractions


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