HomeGuest AccommodationsLocationRoom AvailabilityLocal Attractions
l
Shaker Hill Bed & Breakfast
We Make You Kindly Welcome
 LOCAL ATTRACTIONS
Visit some of these
exciting places in the Upper Valley



 ~Things to do and see:

Enfield Farmers Market: July 1-October 7 , The market offers a wide range of fresh, locally grown produce, meats, flowers, prepared foods and crafts. Weekly entertainment. Special activities. Emphasis on children. WIC accepted! The Enfield market is in a pastoral setting on an open grassy area with adjacent parking. Located at the Enfield Shaker Museum.

Cornish Windsor Covered Bridge: the longest span in the country.

D Acres of New Hampshire: Located in Rumney, The mission of the organization is to function as an educational center that researches, applies and teaches skills of sustainable living and small-scale organic farming.
See www.dacres.org for more information.

The Fells-Historic Estate and Gardens: 456 Route 103A, Newbury, NH
603-763-4789
See www.thefells.org for more information.

The Fort at No. 4: Travel back in time to Charlestown, New Hampshire in the 1740's and have an unforgettable experience in an authentically reconstructed settlement.
See www.fortat4.org for more information.

Grantham Indoor: Full Swing Golf Simulator
See www.granthamindoor.com for more information.

King Arthur Flour Store and Education Center: in Norwich VT
See www.bakerscatalog.com for more information.

LaSalette Shrine: A beautiful setting on Lake Mascoma and a brilliant Christmas display from Thanksgiving weekend through January 1.

Musterfield Field Farm Museum: A 18th century historic homestead, restored farm buildings and bicentennial working farm.
See www.musterfieldfarm.com for more information.

Ragtime Farm, a local source for hand spun, hand dyed yarns, angora or wool, and roving; handmade cold-pressed soaps, all natural.
See www.ragtimefarm.com for more information.

Ruggles Mine: The Oldest and Most Spectacular Mica, Feldspar,
Beryl, and Uranium Mine in the USA
See www.rugglesmine.com for more information.

Simon Pearce Glass Blowing: in Windsor and Quechee VT. See beautiful glassware and pottery being made. Fine Dining by the river in a converted ;mill building
See www.simonpearce.com for more information.

Tupelo Music Hall: White River Jct., VT. Tupelo Music Hall presents talented nationally-recognized musicians who perform in a friendly, relaxed, attractive and intimate setting.
See www.tupelohallvermont.com for more information.

Quechee Balloon Festival: held the third weekend of June.  Balloons from all over the world come and lift off in beautiful Quechee VT.

Upper Valley Fun Center: Roller Skating & Arcade Games, 180 US Route 4, Enfield, NH 603-632-7878

Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS): Raptor center with interest for all.
See www.vinsweb.org for more information.


 ~Cultural and the Arts:

American Precision Museum: featuring a collection of machinery and tools that changed the world. Windsor VT.
See www.americanprecision.org for more information.

AVA Gallery and Art Center, AVA (Alliance for the Visual Arts) Gallery and Art Center, established in 1973, is dedicated to the ongoing development of programs that nurture, promote, and challenge New Hampshire and Vermont artists, art students, and patrons of the visual arts. See www.avagallery.org for more information.

Enfield Shaker Museum and Herb Garden: The Enfield Shaker Museum is open daily from 10-4, and offers special seasonal activities year round.
See www.shakermuseum.org.for more information.

Hood Museum at Dartmouth: the Dartmouth Art Collection.
See www.hoodmuseum.dartmouth.edu for more information.

Hopkins Center for the Arts: Performing Arts at Dartmouth.
See www.hop.dartmouth.edu for more information.

Lebanon Opera House: Newly renovated, charming theater presenting various attractions (including shows by Opera North - see below) in the City Hall building on the village green in 'old Lebanon.
See www.lebanonoperahouse.org for more information.

Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park: featuring the Rockefeller mansion and the Billings Farm Museum; living history with something for everyone.
See www.billingsfarm.org for more information.

Montshire Museum: An exciting children's science museum - great for adults, too!
See www.montshire.net for more information.

Northern Stage:  One of the finest professional theatre companies in Vermont, offering a full season of performances and many educational programs every year.
See www.northernstage.org for more information.

Opera North: the Northeast's premier summer opera festival, presenting two full productions every  August.
See www.operanorth.org for more information.

Shaker Bridge Theatre, just down the hill on Main Street in Enfield, is dedicated to discovering and creating provocative contemporary theatre.
See www.shakerbridgetheatre.org for more information.

St. Gaudens National Historic Site: Home of sculptor Augustus St. Gaudens and a beautiful place to visit.
See www.sgnhs.org for more information.

Tarbin Gardens: beautiful English style gardens with English tea served in the rose garden.
See www.tarbingardens.com for more information.


 ~Area Chambers, Schools and Associations:

Cardigan Mountain School: Boarding school for boys in Canaan NH.
See www.cardigan.org for more information.

Enfield Village Association: The Enfield Village Association's Main Street program is dedicated to revitalizing Enfield's historic Main Street neighborhood.
See www.enfieldmainstreet.org or more information.

Town Of Enfield: See www.enfield.nh.us for more information.

Dartmouth College: A prestige college nestled in the Upper Valley: www.dartmouth.edu
Tuck Business School, Thayer Engineering School and Dartmouth Medical School
Athletic Program.
See http://athletics.dartmouth.edu/ for more information.

Kimball Union Academy: only 15 miles away.  Local school for teens.
See www.KUA.org for more information.

Lebanon Chamber of Commerce
See www.lebanonchamber.com for more information.

Upper Valley Chamber of Commerce
See www.uppervalleychamber.com for more information.


 ~Arts, Crafts and Workshops:

Autumn Harvest Farm and Quilt Studio: Nearby quilt studio with beautiful handmade quilts.
See www.autumnharvestfarm.com for more information.

Essential Knits: In addition to knitting supplies, the store has hand made one-of-a-kind original designs by knitting artists from around the world.
See www.essentialknits.com for more information.

League of NH Craftsmen Gallery: in Hanover NH, extensive fine arts gallery and craft lessons.
See www.craftstudies.org or more information.

Sunshine Carousel Quilt Shop: Over 4000 bolts of beautiful fabrics from only the best manufacturers such as Hoffman, Moda, RJR, Maywood Studios, Robert Kaufman, Timeless Treasures and many more.
See www.scqs.com for more information.


 ~Other points of Interest:

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center: Regional center of medical excellence.
See www.dhmc.org for more information.

 ~Outdoor activities:

Eastman Cross-Country Center:Your one stop winter activity center -- cross country skiing, snow shoeing, ice skating and sledding.
See www.eastmannh.org/ski for more information.

Dartmouth Skiway: in Lyme, NH,
See www.athletics,dartmouth.edu for more information.

Golf: at Hanover Country Club in Hanover www.hanovercountryclub.com, Eastman Golf Club in Eastman www.eastmangolflinks.com and Carter Country Club in Lebanon 603-448-4483.

Kayak Rentals: at Kayak Country, www.kayakcountry.com, and at the Ledyard Canoe Club at Dartmouth College www.dartmouth.edu/~lcc/ and North Star Livery in Cornish and White River Jct. www.kayak-canoe.com.

Mount Sunapee Ski Resort: In August, Mount Sunapee Resort hosts the annual League of New Hampshire Craftsmen's Fair, a nine-day juried event with at least a dozen huge tents filled with extraordinary exhibits by hundreds of the state's top craftsmen.
See www.mtsunapee.com for more information.

NH Ski Reports: www.skinh.com

Northern Rail Trail: hard pack trail following the old railroad bed.
See www.fnrt.org for more information.

Proctor Academy: Offers a  downhill ski area and ski jumping. 17 miles of cross country skiing, open to the public.
See www.proctoracademy.org for more information.

Ragged Mountain Resort: With lift access to two peaks, 45 trails (30% Novice, 40% Intermediate, 30% Expert) 3 terrain parks, a wonder carpet for the kiddies and the only 6 pack lift in New Hampshire.
See www.RaggedMountainResort.com for more information.

Ski Joring: The North East Ski Joring Association is dedicated to bringing the equestrian sport of ski   joring to the east and to promote and produce Nationally sanctioned competitions.
See www.nesja.com for more information.

Whaleback Ski Area is open and offers a range of ski, snowboard, and extreme skiing.  Movies on most weekends.
See www.whaleback.com for current schedules.


 ~Dining:

Bistro Nouveau-Restaurant: at The Center at Eastman.
See www.bistronouveau.com for more information.

Blue Sky Restaurant Group's Jesse's, Molly's and Lui Lui: in Hanover & Lebanon
See www.blueskyrestaurants.com for more information.

Salt Hill Pub: in Lebanon
See www.salthillpub.com for more information.

Simon Pearce: in Quechee
See www.simonpearce.com for more information.

Three Tomatoes Trattoria: in Lebanon
See www.threetomatoestrattoria.com for more information.

HomeGuest AccommodationsLocationRoom AvailabilityLocal Attractions
Shaker Hill Bed and Breakfast
Nancy Smith, Innkeepers

259 Shaker Hill Road, Enfield, New Hampshire (NH) 03748  USA
603-632-4519 ~ Reservations: 877-516-1370