There is more to do in the spring in New Hampshire than just hike a few trails. New Hampshire is home to some of the most exciting, and family friendly spring events that will provide something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you are seeking a solo adventure, a romantic weekend away or a trip for your entire family; there is a lot to discover. Monadnock Speedway is the place to begin. It is the best way to ring in the spring in a style that is anything but quiet and retiring.
Monadnock and Mud
Mud racing is the best way to bring in the spring at Monadnock Speedway. This is where you will get to see some of the wildest custom cars and trucks complete. The spring mudder race is dirty, fast and fun. You can also catch some of their well-known scheduled stock and demolition races too. There are few places in the North East that can provide as challenging a course as Monadnock, which makes it a draw for drives and teams from all over the world.
Whiskey and Chocolate
Many people don’t realize that New Hampshire is home to some of the finest craft distilleries in the country that produce beer and whiskey. During the spring, local businesses have come up with the perfect pairing event, chocolate and maple sugar treats served with the best of the local craft bourbons, single malts and whiskeys made. There are several tastings and festivals throughout the state that offer chocolate and whiskey. One of the best is Rye Harbor, located in Londonderry. It is home to the Jesse James craft whiskey blend.
Maple Sugaring and More
While New Hampshire and sugar tapping is popular in the fall, it is the spring when you get to taste the results of the harvest best. This is when the syrup begins to flow and you can take your family sugaring, watch it made into confection, or just try one of the many products made with maple syrup at any of the festivals.
Other ideas for the Spring
There is more to do in New Hampshire than can be easily listed, and not all of it is centered on the great outdoors. There is hiking, fishing, biking and festival events taking place all over the state. The unique attitude of this state has invited in a population of independent and creative thinkers who have laid claim to their own part of the world on its land. Many of the oldest crafts are preserved here and the overall pace of life is much different than anywhere else in the North East. While New Hampshire is known for its fierce independence, it is a surprisingly protector of tradition. When you come to explore you will find a balance of the old and the new with each carefully accommodating the other. This is what makes it the ideal travel spot for anyone from the young to the old.