A mongst the many natural wonders to see in New Hampshire, to truly get the most out of your stay, you need to sink your teeth into the Granite State’s delectable dishes. From fresh local seafood to farm-to-table produce, these charming spots are not to be missed.  

While many are unaware of New Hampshire’s seacoast, Portsmouth is one of the state’s most popular attractions. Rich in history and New England culture, the best way to explore is by checking out the local shops and antique stores. When your appetite kicks in, a local favourite is the Atlantic Grill. Sit at their 360° bar to catch a local sports event or step out on their patio to enjoy the sunset. Don’t forget to try their fresh mussels, oysters or clams to start!

New Hampshire knows you take your brunch VERY seriously. Don’t miss The Birch on Elm’s tapas style restaurant with family and friends. Situated in Manchester, sharing plates is what this place is all about. Manchester is also home to some incredible farm-to-table cuisine. Fan favourites include The Foundry – New Hampshire’s largest certified farm-to-table restaurant – serving up 18-hour pork ribs and local cheeses, and Republic Café who works with 75 local farms to cook up delicious local fish, organic beef, and seasonal veggies.

Craft breweries are popping up all over New Hampshire offering delicious local beers and ciders. Located in the White Mountains region, Tuckerman Brewing has produced award-winning beers since 1988. Try their Pale Ale; an American style ale with a deep golden color, medium-strength hop aroma and bitterness. Along I-93 in Littleton, NH, is Schilling Beers serves up European-inspired brews like Belgian Ales, Czech Ales, and German Lagers. Rated as one of the best small towns in America, Littleton offers a picturesque New England experience.

With 11 different restaurants and the Hooksett Welcome Center, The Common Man (located in Windham, NH) is always a local favourite. Start with an Old Fashioned and an Uncommon Salad: seasonal greens, house vinaigrette, local Gorgonzola and candied hazelnuts!

Looking for something on-the-go? Grab lunch at Moat Mountain in North Conway. Start with one of their in-house brewed beers. Next, enjoy a creative daily special like one of their Smoke House Sandwiches or a choice of their unique wood grilled pizzas; they offer options for the whole family. Looking for something more filling? Don’t be afraid to get a little messy with their St. Louis Ribs, dry rubbed & smoked Tennessee style in KC BBQ sauce with garlic mashed potatoes & slaw.

New Hampshire is defined by its charming towns and large expanses of wilderness. Being outdoors, exploring mountains, running into wildlife and viewing the seacoast, a road trip to New Hampshire is always one to remember.

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