Top Spots

Wales Loop Trail

Sharon, New Hampshire

1.36 mi / 102 ft gain

Hubbard Pond Loop

Rindge, New Hampshire

5.62 mi / 456 ft gain

Harling Trail

Jaffrey, New Hampshire

2.02 mi / 574 ft gain

Gilson Pond to Pumpelly Loop

Jaffrey, New Hampshire

8.08 mi / 2106 ft gain

Mount Monadnock via White Dot Trail to Pumpelly Trail to Cascade Link Loop

Jaffrey, New Hampshire

5.36 mi / 1739 ft gain

Mount Monadnock via White Dot and Lost Farm Trail Loop

Jaffrey, New Hampshire

4.63 mi / 1732 ft gain

T42 Monadnock Loop

Jaffrey, New Hampshire

7.98 mi / 2887 ft gain

Monadnock Mountain via Birchtoft to Hinkley Loop

Jaffrey, New Hampshire

6.4 mi / 1886 ft gain

Mount Monadnock via White Dot and White Cross Trails

Jaffrey, New Hampshire

3.84 mi / 1716 ft gain

Places to stay

Peterborough, New Hampshire

Edward Mac Dowell Lake Day Use Facilities

Bennington, New Hampshire

Riverside Reflections. Peaceful Pines.

From $120 / night

Keene, New Hampshire

Otter Brook Lake Beach

Athol, Massachusetts

Tully Lake Recreation Area (Ma)

Lyndeborough, New Hampshire

Wally Meadows at Purgatory Falls

From $100 / night

Surry, New Hampshire

Surry Mountain Lake Beach

Guides and stories

5 Tips for Finding Beautiful Fall Foliage in Massachusetts

Gustavo Quiros

From NYC to the Slopes: A Weekend Ski Getaway

Sara Sheehy

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