"The Smaller Beaches in New Hampshire" New Hampshire Off The Beaten Path Tip by ElaineCatherine

New Hampshire Off The Beaten Path: 62 reviews and 72 photos

  Climbing Rocks looking for snails
by ElaineCatherine

Sure everyone knows those big beaches in New Hampshire - Hampton!! But go a little furher North on that Route 1A and you will find some much nicer, less crowed and more real "New England" beaches. Wallis Sands, Jenness State, North Beach, are all beautiful to name a few! There is usually ample parking. Which you get by purchasing a special $5 coin for the parking meters. You'll park for about $10 for a whole day, which is really good.

I should also add that the drive north on 1A is truly jaw-droppingly gorgeous. The Atlantic on your right with the rocky coast and Islands of Shoals visible every so often, and the gorgeous sea-side "cottages" on your left are also a fun to look at. (and we like to imagine which one is "ours") he he he

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  • Updated Apr 4, 2011
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