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Monadnock Region

Your summer road trip itinerary for the Monadnock region.
Tap into your artistic trove and unwind on this creative tour of the Monadnock Region, where you’ll be inspired by the sights, sounds, and tastes of local artistry.

Distant Hill Gardens (507 March Hill Road, Walpole)
Enjoy a guided or unguided tour of the thoughtfully designed gardens at distant hill, where you’ll enjoy a host of dazzling sculptures and natural displays of landscaping artistry.

Hannah Grimes Marketplace (42 Main Street, Keene)
Shop local where the unique works of over 250 native artisans are on display, located right in charming downtown Keene.

Walldog Murals (120 Main Street, Keene)
The larger-than-life, colorful scenes painting Keene’s downtown buildings are a series of curated murals, painted to portray the region’s captivatingly rich history. Check out for a mapped walking tour to follow.

Machina Kitchen & Art Bar (9 Court Street, Keene)
Machina’s ArtBar doubles as a gallery, where craft cocktails are served among installations from local artists. The adjoining restaurant serves a true organic farm-to-table menu, served to the tune of live, local music.

Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center (26 Main Street, Peterborough)
Immerse yourself in worldly culture and creation at this hands-on museum, where ever-changing exhibits and activities represent the colors of our world.