Granite State

New Hampshire: Granite State

Northern America

According to growtheology, New Hampshire is known for its beautiful harbors and historic sites. In Portsmouth you can shop tax-free! Would you rather go into nature during your New Hampsihre holiday? The White Mountains offer you plenty of space and opportunity!

White Mountains National Forest

The White Mountains National Forest are part of the Appalachian Mountains and are a must see during your New Hampshire vacation. Mount Washington is known for the extreme weather it produces. With the Cog Railway, an old cogwheel train you can get to the top of the mountain. Once at the top you have a magnificent view of the Presidential Range, the main peaks are named after American and other prominent figures of the 18th and 19th centuries. (Mount Franklin, Mount Jefferson, Mount Sam Adams, Mount Eisenhower) .

New Hampshire area

New Hampshire is located on the Atlantic Ocean, the coastline is only 25 km long. The state borders Canada to the north, Vermont to the west, Maine to the east, and Massachusetts to the south. A holiday in New Hampshire can also be easily combined with surrounding states. Large parts of the state are mountainous and hilly. About a quarter of New Hampshire is taken up by the White Mountains. In this mountain range is Mount Washington (1917m), the top of which is the highest point in the state. The main rivers are the Connecticut River and the Merrimack River.

The largest cities are Manchester and Nashua.

New Hampshire is one of the fifty states of the United States of America, located in the northeast. It is the fifth smallest state by area and with 1.3 million inhabitants the tenth smallest by population. The state belongs to the New England region. The capital is Concord.


If you go on holiday in New Hampshire, you are guaranteed to encounter many historical places. The area now called New Hampshire was settled as early as 1623, just three years after the Pilgrims landed in Massachusetts. It is named after the English county of Hampshire. New Hampshire was one of thirteen colonies that rebelled against British rule in the 18th century. In January 1776, it was the first state to declare full independence from the British. On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth state to ratify the Constitution of the United States. During the American Civil War, New Hampshire was on the side of the Union. In 1944, an international conference was held in Bretton Woods, at which the financial organization of the free world was regulated.
Once every 4 years, New Hampshire is world famous because the first presidential primaries are held in this state.


Located in the middle of New Hampshire’s White Mountains, this bed and breakfast is surrounded by lush forests and granite peaks. A stone’s throw from leisure activities, it offers accommodation and friendly service.

Merrill Farm Inn and Resort guests can participate in an endless variety of activities. There are scenic hiking trails, ski trails and wildlife tours. Other activities include kayaking, canoeing and rafting.

Before a day of adventure, relaxation or excitement begins, Merrill Farm guests can enjoy a homemade breakfast in the Barn Dining Room. Farm-to-table dinners are also available. Guests can also participate in the cookie afternoon with homemade chocolate chip cookies, or relax in the seasonal outdoor pool.

Granite State