Bennington Battlefield State Historic Site is the location of a Revolutionary War battle between the British forces of General John Burgoyne and Colonel Friedrich Baum against the American forces under Brigadier General John Stark and Colonel Seth Warner.
Magnificent manor house built by the Vanderbilt family, with stunning gardens and exhibits. Guided tours available inside or just wander the grounds and gardens. Plan at least a full day to get the most out of your admission fee.
When we come here with the kids we spend most of the day on the property. The house itself has breathtaking views of Lake Winnipesaukee and the hills and mountains beyond. There are miles of hiking trails on the site as well. We usually eat a light lunch in the old horse barn, were the tables are set up in the stalls. You can also take a tour of Castle Springs bottling plant and see the actual spring that produces the water for bottling.
Enjoy some of the finest natural scenery in the East as you travel through spectacular Crawford Notch – past sheer bluffs, steep ravines, cascading brooks and streams, panoramic mountain vistas, and across the famed Frankenstein Trestle and Willey Brook Bridge – enroute to Crawford Depot or Fabyan Station. Live commentary covers history and folklore of the railroad and area, as well as points of interest
The fort depicts the 18th century conflicts between France and Britain, and the later struggle between two great empires — America and Britain – for North American supremacy. Ruins of a star-shaped fort plus artifacts & exhibits. Download app for guided tour.
Great look into the way things used to be. There are a few attractions scattered around the property that are worth seeing, including Martha’s Chapel, the old Schoolhouse, and the nearby picturesque Grist Mill, which iis just down the street and has its own parking area.
Learn the history of the Morgan horse and take a guided stable tour. At this National Historic Site, the “Home of the Morgan,” you can tour the breeding farm of this world famous horse. One hour or a little more for this stop.
The Cog Railway is one of the world’s great railway adventures. The track runs up a three mile-long trestle with a maximum gradient of over 37%, making it the second-steepest mountain climbing train in the world and the only one entirely built on a trestle.
Join in the fun as we take a 2 1/2 to 3 hour journey through the majestic White Mountains in our air conditioned bus in search of the gentle giant of the North Country. Our nightly excursions feature a guided tour of the local area, a video about Moose, and interesting historical sites along the way.
Exhibits many different wild animals, including river otters, mountain lions, bobcats, deer, bears, birds, foxes, and skunks. Most are orphaned, injured, or otherwise unable to survive in the wild. Hiking and lake cruises also available.
Many items in the collection have been presented over the past 140 years by the individuals who used them. Cadet guided tours are offered daily (dependent on cadet availability) at 12:00 noon departing from the lobby