From Vermont to New Hampshire, New England has more amazing winter destinations than you can shake a stick at. Nevertheless, there’s one small Granite State town that seems to end up recommended by all the travel magazines – and for good reason. This spot is perfectly situated for all of the winter adventures you can imagine. Come discover why the town of Jackson is the premier winter getaway in New Hampshire!

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Looking for more New Hampshire winter adventures? Check out this amazing snow tubing hill!

What are some of your winter plans? If they didn’t before, maybe now your plans involve checking out a Jackson, New Hampshire winter. What are some of your favorite places for winter getaways in New Hampshire? Tell us everything in the comments – and if you have photos, even better! We love hearing from you.

 

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Where can I go winter hiking in New Hampshire?  

New Hampshire becomes something of a winter wonderland when there’s snow on the ground. Year in and year out, citizens can expect much of the same every time winter rolls around: freezing temperatures and lots of snow. You’ll be pleased to learn, however, that just because there’s snow on the ground it doesn’t mean you can’t go on a nice, awesome hike. In fact, we’ve put together a handy list of ten of the best of ‘em, but if you don’t have time to read a whole article, here’s a summary:

  • In North Conway, you’ll want to hike Diana’s Baths, which is an incredible series of waterfalls that freeze over in winter.
  • Hike Mount Monadnock during winter for the ultimate chilly-weather trailblazing.
  • Check out the mostly flat Lincoln Woods Trail in Lincoln.
  • There's also West Rattlesnake Mountain in Holderness.

For more information about each of these and then some, check out the link above!  

What are some fun things to do in the winter in New Hampshire?  

As we said, New Hampshire becomes something of a winter wonderland when the temperatures drop! As a result, there’s always plenty of snow. New Hampshire averages about 68.3 inches of snowfall every year – some years, there’s even more than that! Of course, this means you can do all kinds of fun stuff during winter, like:

  • Go ice skating, skiing, or snowshoeing.
  • Build snowmen.
  • Get into huge snowball fights with the kids.
  • Check out any one of New Hampshire’s beautiful small towns that transform into something out of a Hallmark holiday movie, like Portsmouth and Jackson.
  • Go on a winter hike, as detailed above.
  • Try your hand at ice fishing during the season (which is January 1st through March 31st).
  • Take a ride on a ski lift and maybe sled your way down.

The possibilities are only as limited as your imagination on this one!