Concord has been rated one of the safest and best places to live - not only in New Hampshire, but in the country.
It's the perfect time to visit New Hampshire!
If you’re looking for the best that New England has to offer, you'll be glad you found us. With its four stunningly beautiful seasons and abundance of natural treasures, New Hampshire offers year-round fun that the whole family can enjoy. Go antiquing in our small, quaint towns; head outside for hiking, biking, kayaking, golf, skiing and water sports; expand your knowlege of history in one of our many museums, historic sites, landmarks and cemeteries; visit fun attractions that will thrill and delight you and your companions; or immerse yourself in New Hampshire's vibrant art, culture and cuisine scene. It's all here!
Whether you seek a great place to raise a family, a new home for your business or a unique place to explore communities rich in New England history and culture, Concord has much to offer. If you enjoy the theater, dining out, live music, visiting museums and art galleries, browsing well-stocked libraries and book stores, and shopping in locally-owned shops that feature fine crafts, jewlery, public art, you will enjoy our offerings. Click on the links below to be taken to detailed information on all that New Hampshire's state capital has to offer:
More information about what to do around Concord, NH:
Concord's central location makes it an ideal place to easily explore other parts of the state. Take a trip up to the White Mountain region for stunning views and attractions like Attitash Mountain Resort, Clark's Trading Post, Loon Mountain Resort, Mount Washington Cog Railway, Santa's Village and Wildcat Mountain. If you haven't been to the annual NH Highland Games & Festival yet, we highly recommend this cultural event! The area offers year-round outdoor experiences and quick access to outstanding resorts with luxurious amenities for those who want to extend their stay. Visit Eagle Mountain Hotel & Golf Club, The Mountain Club on Loon, Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa, Red Jacket Mountain View Resort & Kahuna Laguna Indoor Water Park, the Snowflake Inn, Waterville Valley Resort/Conference Center and many fine restaurants at these and other locations. Traveling with a big group? Rent a condo, suite or townhouse from Nordic Village Resort . Or if you prefer a more rustic setting like the White Mountain National Forest, contact Effortless Adventure —they provide all the gear you need for an authentic, hassle-free camping experience in New Hampshire.
The Lakes region is a short ride up I-93 North and offers everything from boating, shopping, dining and more. Consider taking a cruise on the Mount Washington Cruises, or a trip to Gilmanton Winery & Vineyards or the Tanger Outlet Center for tax-free shopping. Explore the area and plan an overnight or a weekend at the Margate Resort (enjoy the heated indoor pool and sauna), Mill Falls at the Lake (relax with some spa treatments), and the Wolfeboro Inn (they offer pet-friendly rooms). Treat your loved ones to a meal at Hart’s Turkey Farm or Wolfe’s Tavern while you're in town.
New Hampshire's Great North Woods region, also known as the North Country is resplendent with natural beauty. Whether you're a fan of wilderness, forests, rivers, camping, hiking, canoeing, paddling, fishing, hunting, stargazing,moose sightings and loon songs, or an outdoor recreation fan seeking endless snowmobile and ATV trails, you'll find everything you need to immerse yourself in an unplugged vacation.
See our Things to Do PDF for other ideas—welcome to the Granite State!