Dover-Durham NH, Guide and Information
Dover, New Hampshire, is the largest city in the state’s Seacoast region and, as it was founded in 1623, the oldest permanent settlement in the state. Given its size, proximity to the ocean and long history, then, there’s lots to do and see here. But what should you do if this is your first visit? Here are three suggestions.
There are several worthwhile museums in the area, with options to pique every interest, no matter if you’re traveling solo and want to explore the regional history or you’re traveling with the kids and need something fun and hands-on.
Durham, New Hampshire, is hardly a large city, but its status as home to the University of New Hampshire, and proximity to popular tourist destinations like Maine and Boston, make it so that you might just find yourself there one day. But whether you're just passing through or if you're visiting this area of New Hampshire, specifically, for its abundance of history and natural scenery, or even on business, consider stopping and staying a while in Durham. You'll find plenty to do, and here are just a few ideas to get you started.
Agritourism is growing in popularity. If you’ve yet to take advantage of this travel trend that introduces you to a destination’s farms and farmers, now’s the perfect time. Durham boasts several farms that welcome tourists, including Emery Farm, which can trace its roots all the way back to 1660 and now offers a garden center, shop, cafe and petting farm, and Wagon Hill Farm, which is overseen by the town and, in addition to the community garden plots, offers lots of recreational opportunities, including walking trails and cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.