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The beach below Livermore Falls, heavily used during summer months, is getting a new parking lot and a wider access road.

New parking lot, road improvements for Livermore Falls

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At a gathering at the town beach below Livermore Falls Wednesday, state lawmakers will tell...

Carved pumpkins from near and far, like these shown on the Ammonoosuc River in 2014 during Littleton's annual Gathering of the Jack-o-Lanterns, are all welcome at the inaugural Laconia Pumpkin Festival which will be held Oct. 24.

Ferris Wheel and haunted houses to complement Laconia Pumpkin Festival

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Although organizers have yet to decide whether to try to break the Guinness World Record for most...

The sheer size of the Madison Boulder is evident as it draws a father and son, lower left, walking around the formation.

Madison Boulder: New Hampshire's original rock star

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Volunteers work together to help keep this hidden gem of nature looking its best.

At this weekend’s Parrot Head Festival of New England at the Rochester Fairgrounds, awards will be given for best Jimmy Buffet look-alike, best island attire and, of course, best parrot head.

Jimmy Buffett fans visits Margaritaville in NH

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Changing attitude and latitude this weekend, Jimmy Buffett fans from across the region will meet at...

Cuban immigrant questions Obama-Castro deal

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PLYMOUTH – As Cuba and the United States restored full relations with each other Monday, Dr.

Plenty of Confederate flags and souvenirs, like these at the EZ Stop gas station near New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon on Thursday, were for sale at vendors on Route 106.

Confederate flag generates strong opinions at Loudon

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Jim Reynolds and Chuck Carty were having a good time at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway, getting...

Four hikers rescued during weekend in Lakes Region, White Mountains

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Emergency workers rescued four people over the weekend after they suffered injuries in accidents or...

Sports

Sweeney Post players huddle up in between innings of Monday's game against Milford at Holman Stadium in Nashua. The Manchester squad won, 14-1.

State Legion Tournament: Sweeney stays alive with a huge win

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The bats came back to life for Sweeney Post, and Drew Merrick delivered a pitching gem that head coach Dave Flurey said his club absolutely had to have to remain alive.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kyle Busch (18) during the 5-Hour Energy 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Kyle Busch's comeback from crash continues with NHMS win

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Five months ago, Kyle Busch broke his left foot and fractured his right leg in the Xfinity Series Alert Today Florida 300 at Daytona International Speedway. Sunday, Busch celebrated in victory lane after winning the 5-hour Energy 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kyle Busch (left) celebrates with his wife, Samantha, and son, Braxton, after winning 5-Hour Energy 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Kyle Busch stays red-hot with unique 'strategy'

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In winning for the third time in eight starts since returning from an 11-race injury absence, Kyle Busch solidified his chances of qualifying for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup with a serendipitous victory in the 5-Hour Energy 301 at the Magic Mile.

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.

Attractions

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

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

Waterfalls

Lakes Region

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

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Forests

Lakes Region

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

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Press Releases

The British comedy of mistaken identities

Jolly (Good) 'Relatively Speaking' at The Barnstormers

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Greg adores Ginny. But, does Ginny adore Greg? Find out in this hilarious British romp "Relatively Speaking" by renowned playwright Alan Ayckbourn, July 28 - August 1.

Ryan Malyar and Jean Mar Brown in 2014's

The Barnstormer's 2015 Summer Season is Here

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Get ready to laugh, tap your feet, hold your breath, and maybe even shed a tear this summer at The Barnstormers' 85th season of professional summer theatre.