New Hampshire January 05, 2018
9 Ways To Warm Up During New Hampshire’s Deep Freeze
New Hampshirites, let’s face it – this is the time of year when we all question why we live here. And it’s especially bad this winter, with record cold temperatures that have had us all bundling up more than tourists from the South who visit us in November. We still have plenty of cold days and weeks ahead, but don’t despair – we’ve assembled a list of great ways that you can stay warm and cozy during this deep freeze.
1. Savor an indulgent hot beverage
Whether you prefer a strong cappuccino or a mug of fancy hot chocolate, cozying up with a warm beverage in a sweet cafe with a friend is a great way to while away a few snowy hours. Find a few of our favorite cafes
2. Spend a day antiquing
Escape the cold by wandering an antique store big enough to ensure you can stay entertained for hours without having to set foot outside. The
Laconia Antique Center
is the perfect spot for this.
3. Pretend you're in the South with a plate of barbecue
Eat enough brisket and pulled pork, and you might be able to imagine that you're in the sunnier climes of Tennessee or Texas.
is the perfect place to satisfy your craving.
4. Take your kids to an indoor playground
If your kids are absolutely climbing the walls but it's too cold to go outside, take them to one of New Hampshire's indoor playgrounds. Here's one of our
5. Head to one of the Granite State's quirky museums
Art museums and the like are an obvious choice for a cold day, but you can change it up with a visit to one of New Hampshire's more unique museums. Here are a few of our
6. Load up on some sugary comfort
Head to one of New Hampshire's great
, load up on your favorite treats, and enjoy them while watching a movie or reading a great novel. It'll make you feel like you're a kid enjoying a snow day again!
7. Pick out a good book at the library
Cold winter days are the perfect time to curl up under a pile of blankets and plow through a new book – and your local library is the perfect place to find your next favorite. Learn about one of New Hampshire's most famous libraries
8. Relax in a salt cave
For an utterly relaxing (and warm!) experience that will make you forget all about winter, head to this unique New Hampshire
9. Treat yourself to a pancake breakfast
Nothing will warm you from the inside out more than a scrumptious pancake breakfast, and
Polly's Pancake Parlor
is absolutely the place to indulge. From inside you'll be able to enjoy beautiful snowy views while you remain warm and toasty.
Not afraid to embrace the cold? Check out these amazing
spots to visit in the winter.