The Longest Covered Bridge In New Hampshire, The Cornish-Windsor Bridge, Is 449 Feet Long
There’s plenty to see and do in New Hampshire. And for history buffs there’s plenty to see, do, and learn. We love the history and the stories that can be learned throughout the state, especially when it comes to covered bridges. My, the covered bridges in New Hampshire truly are on another level in terms of beauty and charm! All of the covered bridges here come with history, but only one can be called the longest in the state. Let’s take a look at the Cornish-Windsor Bridge in New Hampshire, shall we?
To learn more about the Cornish-Windsor Bridge in New Hampshire, check out its page on the official New Hampshire website.
Are you as enchanted with the history of the Granite State just like we are? We can’t help ourselves when it comes to old, covered bridges. They are just so irresistibly charming! This day trip will take you to nine of New Hampshire’s covered bridges and it’s perfect for a scenic drive.
Cornish-Windsor Bridge in New Hampshire
Are there many covered bridges in New Hampshire?
Nothing screams New Hampshire more than a covered bridge. Not only do they look quaint, but they remind us of the rich history that went into creating the New Hampshire that we know and love today. A scenic drive through New Hampshire, especially the countryside, will often reveal a few beautiful bridges. Because the state is home to over 50 covered bridges, and it’s not that big of a place! However, it’s not hard to plan a day that purposefully leads to some of the best covered bridges in New Hampshire. In fact, there’s one county that has enough covered bridges in a small area to warrant a lovely day trip. Hop in the car in Sullivan County for under two hours of actual driving and you’ll see some of our favorites. Click here for full directions for this 70 mile, two-hour trip to the best covered bridges in New Hampshire.
What’s the most beautiful covered bridge in New Hampshire?
While we think all of the covered bridges in New Hampshire are beauties, the Drewsville Bridge is one of the most beautiful — and historic! — bridges in New Hampshire. This might be the shortest bridge on the trip, at just 34.5 feet long. And, it was built in 1805, making it the oldest on this list. The bridge was originally built for folks traveling along the Boston to Canada turnpike. Today is stands as a beautiful reminder of a bygone era.
Where can I find the most covered bridges in New Hampshire?
For the most bang for your covered bridge buck, we recommend exploring Cornish, New Hampshire. This little locale is positively bursting with an abundance of covered bridges, including the Blow Me Down Bridge, the Dingleton Hill Covered Bridge, the Blacksmith Shop Covered Bridge, and, of course, the Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge, which you now know all about!