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Best Skiing near New Hampshire :: Okemo Ski Resort

The funny thing about the best skiing when you’re staying at the New Hampshire Bed and Breakfast Chesterfield Inn is that the closest good skiing is in Vermont! Because we are located on the New Hampshire/Vermont border, the Green Mountains are closer to the Inn than the White Mountains of New Hampshire. In fact, Mount Read More »

Hildene: just an hour from Chesterfield Inn

Last weekend a friend and I drove over to Manchester, Vermont to visit the Lincoln family home, known as Hildene. We enjoyed¬† a leisurely drive up Route 30, stopping at antique shops along the way. We followed Route 7 South through Manchester, to the gates and long driveway through the woods to Hildene. The mansion Read More »

A Beautiful Summer Afternoon at Saint Gaudens

This weekend,¬† a friend and I took advantage of a leisurely summer afternoon to make a visit to Augustus St. Gaudens’ home and studios in Cornish, New Hampshire, a National Historic Site about 45 minutes’ drive from the Chesterfield Inn. We spent 3 hours there, wandering the property, touring the house, visiting his studio, and Read More »

Zip Line, Hang Gliding, Paragliding…Thrilling New Hampshire Activities!

Last weekend, while driving down Route 12 in Charlestown, New Hampshire, we noticed what looked like large kites with people hanging from them flying through the air. We quickly turned off the main road and into the Morningside Flight Park to check it out. The Park is set into the bottom and side of a Read More »

Ski New Hampshire :: Some of our Favorite Spots

Ski New Hampshire It seems that winter has finally arrived in Southern New Hampshire and Vermont! Yesterday’s snowstorm dropped 6 inches of fluffy snow on our barren landscape, making everything look better. Now we have more options for outdoor play this weekend! Previously we were able to hike in the woods around our New Hampshire Read More »