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Shiao-Ping Wang’s work is both abstract and based on observation. Things of a “constructive nature” — architechural graphs, weaving patterns and city maps” — are incorporated into her paintings.

‘Constructive nature’ binds together Rochester art exhibition


The Rochester Museum of Fine Arts opens an exhibit of works by Shiao-Ping Wang in the Carnegie...

A member of Boston’s rock royalty, Jon Butcher will play The Flying Monkey Movie House and Performance Center, 39 S. Main St., Plymouth, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

John Butcher to play Plymouth's Flying Monkey


One of Boston’s rock royalty, Jon Butcher, will play The Flying Monkey Movie House and...

Heavy rains soak Granite State


The heavy rains that hit the state Tuesday night and Wednesday caused widespread problems,...

U.S. Navy veteran Leo Buote of Manchester stands in front of the World War II memorial in Washington, D.C., which he visited Sunday as part of his Honor Flight trip.

NH veteran overcome by seeing World War II memorial


Leo Buote knew his first trip to Washington, D.C., courtesy of Honor Flight New England, would be...

Joe Williams

New Hampton School names new head of school for 2016


NEW HAMPTON – New Hampton School has announced that its new head of school will be coming...

Surrounded by members of the City Council, Laconia Mayor Ed Engler on Sept. 25 cut a ceremonial ribbon to celebrate the completion of the $3.5 million rehabilitation of the Main Street Bridge. The project also included the construction of Gateway Park at the foot of Main Street where it enters the downtown.

Laconia completes Main Street Bridge rehab


After years of planning and more than 18 months of work, the $3.5 million rehabilitation of the...

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Matt Kenseth holds up a lobster trophy in victory lane after winning the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Speedway celebrates 25 years as Sprint Cup concludes


Since the speedway opened, it has seen more than 11 million fans pass through its gates. During...


Boston Red Sox television broadcaster Don Orsillo acknowledges the crowd during the eighth inning of a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park. It was the last home broadcast for Orsillo, who grew up in Madison, N.H.

Orsillo to join San Diego Padres broadcasts


The voice of the Red Sox' television broadcasts on NESN for the last 15 years, Orsillo will soon be announced as the new voice of the San Diego Padres, according to a source close to the talks.

Sylvania 300: Kenseth wins battle of strategies


After dominating the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway for most of the afternoon, Kevin Harvick ran out of fuel while leading on Lap 298 of 300, handing the top spot and the victory to Matt Kenseth, who joined teammate Denny Hamlin as an automatic qualifier for the Contender Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Austin Dillon leads the UNOH 175 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon on Saturday.

Austin Dillon gets first win for team owner in the UNOH 175 at NHMS


The milestone 500th race in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series produced important “firsts” for two key figures on the winning team.

Explore the Lakes Region

Covered Bridges

Durgin Bridge #45

The first bridge constructed at this site was built to replace the ford, located nearly a quarter mile upstream. The ford...

Smith Millennium Bridge #44

According to W. Edward White in his book Covered Bridges of New Hampshire, a Captain Charles Richardson built the first covered...

Squam River Bridge #65

This covered bridge replaces a steel and concrete bridge that was condemned by the state on River Street in Ashland. After the...

Sulphite Bridge #62

The existing structure replaced a framed trestle bridge erected here in 1891 or 1892 by the Franklin and Tilton Railroad. This...

Tannery Hill Bridge #68

This bridge spans the Gunstock Brook just north of the village proper in Gilford. The bridge was constructed by Tim Andrews and...

Whittier Bridge #46

This is the fifth bridge to be located at this site. The first bridge was a crude open timber bridge, according to Town Records.


Mt Washington Cruises

Experience beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee from the decks of the M/S Mount Washington.

Monkey Trunks

Monkey Trunks is an adventure park that offers a high ropes courses and ziplining for kids of all ages.

Highland Mountain Bike Park

Located in the Lakes Region in the town of Northfield, Highland Mountain Bike Park is the world's only lift access mountain...

Libby Museum

The Libby Museum was established in 1912 and is on the registry of national historic places.

Museum of Childhood

Enchanting museum that features over 5,000 dolls, 57 furnished dollhouses, a teddy-bear room, train exhibit and twelve themed...

New Hampshire Boat Museum

The Museum, located in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire, two miles from the center of Wolfeboro near Lake Winnipesaukee features...

Pauline E. Glidden Toy Museum

Every shelf in every room will bring cries of 'Oh look!' and 'I had one of those!' as the collection ranges from 1850s nesting...

Polar Caves

Amazing series of caves and passages formed by the falling of massive boulders nearly 50,000 years ago as the third continental...

Remick Country Doctor Museum

The chores and traditions of agricultural and domestic life are presented in self-guided exhibits in the museum's Visitor Center,...

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

If you're wild about New Hampshire wildlife, the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is the place to visit!

The WaterSlide at Weirs Beach & Mini Golf

Located in the center of beautiful downtown Weirs Beach. Four fantastic slides including a 75-foot drop, 110-foot dark tunnel,...

The Wright Museum

The Wright Museum is a one-of-a-kind non-profit institution dedicated to teaching present and future generations about the...

Whipple House Museum

This site was the home of Dr. George Hoyt Whipple, who won the Nobel Prize for Medicine.

Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad

The railroad takes visitors along Meredith Bay an offers spectacular views of Lake Winnipesaukee.

Kirkwood Gardens

A three acre garden at western vista of The Holderness Inn.

Hampshire Pewter

Hampshire Pewter offers free guided tours of the factory, where the fine art of hand casting pewter is practiced.

Gunstock Mountain Resort

Gunstock has everything from mountain biking, in-line skating, and mountainboarding to paddleboats and kayaks. It also has a...


Funspot is the largest arcade in the world with over 500 games for all ages.

Chocorua Island Chapel

Services are held each Sunday at 10:30 a.m. from the end of June until the beginning of September.

Castle in the Clouds

The incredible beauty of the Ossipee Mountains and sweeping views of Lake Winnipesaukee surrounds the historic "Lucknow Estate,"...

Belknap Mill Society

The Belknap Mill is the oldest unaltered brick textile mill in America and the official meetinghouse of New Hampshire, featuring...

Barnstormers Summer Theatre

Barnstormers Theatre is a 282 seat building situated in the center of Tamworth.

Ashland Railroad Station Museum

The Ashland Railroad Society Museum was opened in 1999.

State Parks and Beaches

White Lake State Park

Some of the best swimming in the White Mountain region can be found in 140-acre White Lake State Park in Tamworth.

Madison Boulder Natural Area

Madison Boulder is the largest known erratic in New England, and among the largest in the world. Madison Boulder is a huge...

Cardigan State Park

Cardigan State Park spans 5,655 acres and is an excellent area for hiking. A mountain road leads to trails on the west slope of...

Ahern State Park

Ahern State Park spans 128 acres, with 3,500 feet of shoreline on Lake Winnisquam. Activites in the park include fishing,...

Historic Markers

The Governor's Road

Marker Number: 123

Indian Mortar Lot

Marker Number: 129

Lochmere Archeological District

Marker Number: 149

George Hoyt Whipple - Ashland, New Hampshire George Hoyt Whipple

Marker Number: 100

George A. Wentworth

Marker Number: 5

Durgin Bridge - Sandwich, New Hampshire Durgin Bridge

Marker Number: 82

Dudley Leavitt

Marker Number: 7

College Road

Marker Number: 116

The Chocorua Legend - Tamworth, New Hampshire Chocorua Legend

Marker Number: 31

Chinook Kennels

Marker Number: 155

Samuel Livermore - Holderness, New Hampshire Samuel Livermore

Marker Number: 39

Captain Lovewell's War

Marker Number: 20

The Two-Mile Streak

Marker Number: 96

The Wentworth Estate - Wolfeboro, NH The Wentworth Estate

Marker Number: 53

Birthplace of Daniel Webster

Marker Number: 91

Belknap Mill / Busiel Mill

Marker Number: 135

Baker River

Marker Number: 55

Endicott Rock, Laconia, NH Endicott Rock

Endicott Rock may be the oldest public monument in New England.

First Summer Playhouse - Tamworth, New Hampshire First Summer Playhouse

Marker Number: 90

First Normal School in New Hampshire - Effingham, New Hampshire First Normal School in NH

Marker Number: 83

Old Province Road

Marker Number: 17


Lakes Region

Bring a picnic lunch and a camera, because this is a very scenic region.



Lakes Region

Rolling hills, meandering streams and majestic lakes provide a varied backdrop for this region's forests.

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