Family-friendly things to do

Ten Great Options For “Skis-off” Fun

Although skiing and New Hampshire is a match made in heaven for many, it’s not the “be all, end all” for everyone. Check out these cold-weather activities to get everyone outside this winter.

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Guide to the Best Sledding Hills in NH

We have tips on finding the best hills, great sleds from the plastic to the high-tech, tubing parks and more.

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Christmas Lights Displays

If you’re the type to pack the family into the car for a lights tour around the neighborhood, then you might be interested in these dazzling displays. Here are dates for the 2022-2023 season.

Specialty Publications and Annual Resource Guides

Here you will find some of our favorite family-friendly resources and helpful guides, including: Stepping Stones (a guidebook for people with disabilities and their families), Family Summer Fun Guide, Independent School Guide and NH Next (a guide focused on life after high school).

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In Praise of Small Hills

This story is not about Alpine ski resorts. No, no, no, that would be too easy, too broad. This is about ski areas. Small ski areas, to be precise. Ski gems, if you will. 

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Touring Nelson

Soak up the history of storied Nelson.

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Local New Year’s Eve Events

No matter what you’re looking to do in the final moments of 2022, we’ve got you covered with fun events and activities to bid the year adieu.

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New Hampshire Winter Survival Guide

Reimagine “fun in the sun” with us. This winter we’re trading warm, breezy beaches for snow-dusted walking trails — and it’s going to be a blast.

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NH’s Winter Carnivals and Winter Festivals

Where to find outdoor fun, ice sculptures and winter celebrations in the Granite State

ParentingNH archives

Although we are saddened that our sister publication, ParentingNH, has ceased publication, we’re happy to welcome its readers into the New Hampshire Magazine family.

For your convenience, a digital archive of ParentingNH issues can be found in the list below.

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Annual and Specialty Publications

Special Needs News and Resources