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Outdoor Adventures in NH - Dartmouth & Lake Sunapee Area

If you are traveling as a couple, solo, or with your family with kids, the outdoor scenery and adventures of western New Hampshire are worth the trip. With lakes and mountains, the Dartmouth, NH - Lake Sunapee region provides ample opportunities for outdoor adventure. Human innovation has lent a hand, too, with activity parks packed with zip, fly, whoop, and holler. Zip lines and tree top canopy tours provide a great off-the ground experience for everyone with the youngest family members. Kids can go crazy with laser tag, and people who love water sports will get their fill of swimming, fishing, and kayaking. Lodging can be a first-class campground with platform tents, kitchens, and lots of play space. Great adventure for group bonding, too. Keep reading for some popular things to do in this region, and scroll down for some fun outdoor adventures.

Popular Things To Do near Lake Sunapee, NH

The Lake Sunapee area of New Hampshire is full of outdoor activities in all four seasons. Lake Sunapee is the third-largest lake in New Hampshire and offers swimming, fishing, boating, and more. In the winter months, you can visit Mount Sunapee or Mount Kearsarge and enjoy skiing and snow tubing in addition to its half-pipe and alpine terrain park for advanced skiers. Popular towns around Lake Sunapee include Newbury, New London, and Sunapee, NH. In Newbury, NH, enjoy some outdoor fun at The Fells and the John Hay National Wildlife Refuge. This property is an early 20th-century summer estate and has outstanding gardens and historic buildings.

Things To Do in NH Along the Connecticut River

In western NH there are charming towns scattered along the Connecticut River with lots of fun things to do for all ages. Popular places to visit include Charlestown, Claremont, and Cornish, NH, among others. If you are looking for some fun outdoor adventures, the Morningside Flight Park in Charlestown, NH is an adventure park with activities from fishing to paragliding all along the beautiful Connecticut River Valley. If you love covered bridges, make a stop in Cornish, NH this foliage season and visit the longest wooden covered bridge in the U.S. There are plenty of fun things to do in western New Hampshire - start planning your trip!

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Morningside Flight Park

357 Morningside Lane Charlestown, NH, 03603 Phone: 603-542-4416

Exciting adventures from hang gliding to zip lines to laser tag at flight park

You’re looking for an adventure? How about launching off a hillside and tandem hang gliding? Or paragliding over the Connecticut River Valley? Those are just two of the exciting options at the Morningside Flight Park, one of the most complete flight parks in the country, with gliding experiences for beginners to advanced pilots. Is gliding an adventure too far? No problem! The park also offers zip line tours where you begin from the top of Morningside Mountain then fly through the trees, platform to platform, and over two suspension bridges. The park also offers guided five-on-five laser tag games, great for birthdays, family outings and corporate retreats. Want to stay a night or two or more? A camp site has spots for your tent, and there are cabins to rent.