Activities in and around Hancock
The Monadnock Region in southwest New Hampshire has been described as the Heart of New England, a tribute to its centrally located position within the six state region. The Hancock Inn is in the middle of Monadnock, which is no small reason for why it’s the oldest inn in New Hampshire. After all, it’s all about location, location, location.
One does not need venture far to find plenty to do and explore. Numerous shops in nearby Peterborough are always delighting our guests with unique discoveries. The historic city of Keene is a college town with a college town variety of restaurants and pubs. And, there is Mt. Monadnock recognized as the second most climbed mountain in the world, plus innumerable lakes, rivers, streams and tens of thousands of conservancy acres of wilderness for hiking, boating and fishing.
Plus skiing and snow-shoeing in the winter, professional stage theatre in the summer, and arts and artists the year around. It is what comes from being at the center of things.
New Hampshire River Guide
New Hampshire Rivers Guide service is dedicated to providing you with a fly fishing experience that you will never forget.view activity
The Harris Center
The many trails at the Harris Center are perfect for a strolling, picnicking, hiking or snowshoeing.
Family Skiing at Crotched Mountain
Ski the seventeen trails at Crotched Mountain, just fifteen minutes away- home to the only high speed chair lift in southern New Hampshire.
Windblown is Southern New Hampshire’s premier cross country skiing and snowshoeing area featuring 40 kilometers of groomed trails and a cozy lodge.
2 Day Itinerary - BELL TOWER & FRYE’S MILL
Check-in anytime after 3:00PM. After a long drive stretch your legs with a stroll down our Main Street...
3 Day Itinerary - Hiking
Start your day with a full cooked to order breakfast prepared by the innkeeper himself. Then get ready for a day hike up Mount Monadnock.
4 Day Itinerary
A delicious cooked- to- order breakfast in the tavern.
A day along the Connecticut River
Cross the Connecticut River on the Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge- the longest covered bridge in the United States.
A Beautiful Day in Vermont and New Hampshire
First Stop: The Fells, in Newbury, New Hampshire, one of New England’s finest examples of a 20th century summer estate.
A Day around Hanover, New Hampshire
Have a regional and seasonal lunch at Pine, the restaurant at the Hanover Inn.