walking in new hampshire

Guided or self-guided New Hampshire walking tours will benefit your body and your brain. Whether you want to explore and learn more about walkable little villages or aspire to something more ambitious, like a multiday walking adventure with stays at cozy inns, we'll help you take the first step.

Guided Walking Tours

Manchester Historic Association
Summer and fall walking tours focus on landmarks around Manchester, New Hampshire.

New England Curiosities
New Hampshire's only ghost-tour company offers fun and slightly frightening walks through history, such as the Haunted Pubs of Portsmouth Walk.

New England Hiking Holidays 
Multiday trips in New Hampshire's White Mountains feature walks along famous stretches of trail and stays at luxurious inns.

Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail Tours
In the summer, the Portsmouth Historical Society offers guided tours of two dozen sites that tell the stories of the city's earliest African American residents and their descendants.

Portsmouth Harbour Trail Tours
The Greater Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce offers tours of this Seacoast city's highlights.

Nature Walks

Visiting New Hampshire's Biodiversity 
Print maps, directions, and information for 20 nature walks that explore diverse environments, from forests to wetlands.

Self-Guided Walks

Take a walk through Bethlehem's past with a self-guided walking-tour map is available at the Visitors Center.

Concord on Foot
A Walking Tour of Downtown can be purchased from the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce.

Visit the Greater Dover Chamber & Visitor Center for maps and information on Dover's Heritage Trails.

Download and print a Walking Tour of Exeter map and brochure from the Exeter Historical Society.

Lakes Region:
The Lakes Region Tourism Association offers information on walking tours in Gilford, Laconia and Tilton/Northfield.

This Downtown Littleton Walking Tour is available as a free PDF.

The Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce offers directions for two different Historic Walking Tours.

A New Hampshire Village Through Two Centuries: A Walking Tour of Center Ossipee is available as a free PDF from the Ossipee Historical Society.

Print a map of the Plymouth section of New Hampshire's Heritage Trail to guide you on a 5.6-mile walking loop past 16 points of interest. The Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce also provides descriptions of notable places along the trail.

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