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Discover New Hampshire Adventures After Dark

Here in New Hampshire, we do ‘night life’ a little differently. We trade the loud bars and flashy clubs for the nocturnal sounds of nature and the glow of constellation-filled skies. This summer, why not explore the undiscovered side of New Hampshire’s outdoor spaces after dark? With moonlight walks, sunrise hikes, ghost tours, and more—you’ll have no trouble finding an unforgettable experience after hours.

New England Curiosity Ghost Tour, Portsmouth
For those who love the dark side of the night, consider a chilling ghost tour of downtown Portsmouth. A local guide will lead you along cobblestone streets at night, sharing the hidden history and haunting folklore of the city. Consistently ranked among the best ghost tours in all of New England, you’re bound to enjoy the spooky tales shared on this nighttime adventure.

Mount Washington Sunrise Drives & Guided Tours, Gorham
Another epic way to experience New Hampshire after dark is by driving up its tallest peak! Mount Washington opens the Auto Road on two Sundays every summer for passenger cars to view the sunrise from the tallest peak in the northeast. Whether you’d prefer to drive yourself or put matters into the expert’s hands by joining a guided tour, you’ll never forget the sight of a sunrise above the clouds or the feeling of summiting a major peak after dusk.

Northeast Mountaineering Summit at Sunrise Hikes, White Mountains
There’s nothing like seeing the dawn of a new day from the epic summit of a NH presidential mountain. Watching as the first rays of golden sunshine burst over the horizon and light up the day makes the inevitable hike through darkness worth it all. Northeast Mountaineering offers guided moonlight to sunrise hikes, where you’ll start out your trek at midnight and enjoy an adventurous hike under nightfall with the safety of a knowledgeable guide to lead the way. 

Local Guides, Statewide
Want to experience more of New Hampshire’s landscapes after dark but don’t trust your night vision? Consider contacting one of the state’s local guides to set up an accompanied experience after dark. They know the best spots and safest ways to experience the state in any condition. Browse our list of guides and create your own custom adventure this summer!