The 8 Best Sightseeing Tours in New Hampshire!

The history and beauty of New Hampshire are vast, and can at times be overwhelming for an individual to digest. Look no further than sightseeing opportunities in the Granite State! Whether you’ve lived in New Hampshire your whole life, are a new arrival, or are just visiting, there is something new to be seen or learned around every corner. From bustling city streets to the quiet areas of the lakes region, you will spend the tour fascinated and leave with a better understanding of our incredible state! 

Port City Bike Tours, Portsmouth, NH

Spend approximately three hours taking in the historic and natural wonders of Portsmouth and New Castle on a 21 speed bike! You needn’t be an athlete to partake in this guided tour that touches on all the most fascinating points of Portsmouth interest. From Strawbery Banke’s living history, to Prescott Park to the beauty of the Atlantic Coast. Tours include bike, helmet, water and snack. 

Underbelly Tour, Portsmouth, NH

If you’ve had enough humdrum history, look no further than Portsmouth’s Underbelly Tour! Join incredibly talented actors who guide you through the most important portions of Portsmouth’s fascinating history. Guides embody exciting characters like “the Accused Spy” and “the Tavern Wench.” Explore the history— both scandalous and proud—of the city with this high energy sightseeing option! 

Northern Extremes Snowmobiling Tours, Bartlett, NH

There is no better way to explore the wild wilderness of snowy New Hampshire than aboard a snowmobile—a contraption originally conceived in the great Granite State! Consider “Gilligan’s Three Hour Tour,” one of the best ways to explore the winter wonderland that is New Hampshire. Covering anywhere from 35 to 60 miles of terrain, this tour takes you from Bear Notch to Sawyer River Road, making stops along the Swift River, covering almost all of the White Mountain Trail Club system. A fabulous way to learn about snowmobiling and our glorious White Mountains! 

Northern Waters Outfitters, Errol, NH

Undoubtedly the best way to see the Umbagog Lake National Wildlife Refuge area is by Pontoon Boat! Enter Northern Waters Outfitters, a respected operator that makes the natural world more familiar, and keeps the energy high! See some of New Hampshire’s most incredible flora and fauna, including moose, waterfowl, and even one of the state’s bald eagle nesting sites. 

Outdoor Escapes New Hampshire, Conway, NH

If you want to experience the beauty of nature, but not necessarily the often associated exertion, look no further than Outdoor Escapes New Hampshire SUV Sightseeing Photography Tour. A year-round opportunity covering between four and six hours, led by a knowledgeable driver/guide. View all of the most incredible sights in the area, including New Hampshire’s fascinating collection of wildlife, as you have the opportunity to take photographs. Return home with stories and pictures of the Granite State’s wilder side with this unique touring opportunity. 

Wolfeboro Trolley Company, Wolfeboro Falls, NH

Explore the fascinating history of Wolfeboro, America’s oldest summertime community, with this quaint and informative trolley tour. Discover why the rich and famous have returned year after year to our beautiful Wolfeboro, as well as the history of the area. See all the best sites, from the docks to Cate’s Park to the waterfront mansions, aboard a turn of the century style trolley, named Molly.

Sankofa Tours of the Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail, Portsmouth, NH

A fabulous opportunity to learn about the too often forgotten history of New Hampshire’s African American community. From the colonial-era African burial grounds to more contemporary Civil Rights history, this expert tour takes you on a journey of both accomplishment and devastation. Tour themes change, but include topics such as “Let Freedom Ring: Resistance, Abolition, and Civil Rights,” and “Out of the Shadows: Enslavement and Emancipation.”

Hobo & Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad, Weirs Beach & Meredith, NH

A great way to explore the beautiful lakes region, especially if you’re looking to keep young children entertained! Tickets to ride in the caboose are available for an additional charge, and “Hobo Lunches” are available for purchase, complete with commemorative Hobo Bindle Stick! 

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