12 Best Winter Activities to Do in New Hampshire!

Snowy New Hampshire comes alive with festive winter activities bringing out the season's finest. From a heart-pounding dogsled ride to delightful winter carnivals and mesmerizing ice castles, there's no better way to capture the holiday spirit than by checking all the state has to offer. Here are the 12 winter activities to do in the Granite State.

Winter Wine Festival, New Castle, NH

The Winter Wine Festival invites the public to celebrate the joy of wine, food, and song. From January 19th through February 11th, 2024, attendees can indulge their senses with various tastings, pairings, and concerts from some of the world's top artists. Have a truly magical and memorable event.

Muddy Paw Sled Dog Kennel, Jefferson, NH

Enjoy the adventure of a lifetime with their family-friendly dog sledding tours. It is fully customizable, and even complete beginners can participate. Come get up close and personal with their 80 extraordinary canine athletes, as all proceeds go towards caring for their furry friends.

Northern Extremes Snowmobiling, Bretton Woods, NH

Check out the majestic White Mountains of New Hampshire with Northern Extremes Snowmobiling. Their trained guides will show you the ins and outs of snowmobiling, no matter your age or skill level. Get ready for some epic sights on your next snowmobile tour.

Sleigh Rides at the Farm by the River Bed & Breakfast, North Conway, NH

Discover the beautiful White Mountains of North Conway from horseback. Stables at the Farm by the River Bed & Breakfast offer a memorable venture, with guided horse rides on 70 acres of stunning scenery. Enjoy a private carriage or sleigh ride for two, a group wagon ride, or take a ride on your own--offered daily and year-round.

Vintage Christmas, Portsmouth, NH

The holidays in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, are not to be missed. Strawbery Banke Museum and The Music Hall have joined forces since 2005 to bring a remarkable holiday celebration to this charming town. Join in the festivities and feel the joy the winter season offers.

Snowshoeing at Jackson XC, Jackson, NH

Jackson is an outdoor lover's paradise in the winter. With the development of lighter, smaller snowshoes, recreational snowshoeing has taken off and is the perfect way to view the mountains. So pack up your winter gear and head to Jackson for the winter adventure you won't soon forget.

Mount Washington, Bretton Woods, NH

Visit the majestic Bretton Woods ski area and have the utmost in skiing and snowboarding joy. With over 464 acres of terrain, 63 trails, and 35 glades, you can choose your own path on ten lifts, including a breathtaking 8-Passenger Gondola. Don't forget the modern snow-making operations to blanket the ski area with fresh powder. Located in the heart of the breathtaking White Mountains, the possibilities for family-friendly fun never end at Bretton Woods.

Ice Castles, North Woodstock, NH

Dive into an arctic oasis at Ice Castles! Join in for an noteworthy journey through frosted caverns, thrilling ice slides, and intricate archways dripping with delicate icicles. Feel like a character in a fairy tale as you race around the sparkly ice playground. Prepare to be amazed!

Hardwater Kiting, North Conway, NH

Hardwater Kiting is the perfect winter action-filled destination. Offering dedicated ice and snow-based kiting in New England since 2012, this quest is electrifying and inspiring. Dare to defy the elements and brave the wintery chill--you won't regret it.

Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest, North Conway, NH

The Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest is a wonderful opportunity. Join the finest climbers in the Eastern United States and feel the intensity of ice climbing and winter mountaineering. Meet new people, try out new gear, and participate in diverse day courses and technical clinics in one interesting event. The Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest is open to climbers of all skill levels, from beginners to experts.

Mt. Washington Auto Road, Gorham, NH

Escape to the sub-arctic world aboard the Mt. Washington SnowCoach. Each SnowCoach has a comfortable interior and four sturdy tracks to take you on an extraordinary adventure to the Top of the Tour. Soak in the majestic, wintry landscape as expert guides give a fascinating narration of the journey. Take photos or videos before the SnowCoach returns you to the base.

Downtown Concord Winter Farmers' Market, Concord, NH

The Downtown Concord Winter Farmers' Market is your destination for fresh, local produce, artisanal products, and community spirit. Discover a range of fresh meat, treats, soap, and crafts local farmers make. Support the local community, shop with farmers and artisans, and connect with other community members.

This text was created by the author with the assistance of GPT-3, a large-scale language generation model developed by OpenAI. The author reviewed, edited, and revised the draft language to their satisfaction and is fully responsible for the content of this publication.

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