New Hampshire lies in
the northeast corner of the USA next to Vermont.
It was one of the original 13 US colonies so prospective
retirees will find big history here despite New Hampshire's
small state size.
The White Mountains are the New Hampshire's most popular attraction, luring hikers, bikers, skiers, climbers, and sightseers.
The very scenic Kancamagus Highway, passes through New Hampshire's crown jewel of a park - Franconia Notch State Park. Here, moose thrive in the cool climate of pine forest. Lower elevations bring amazing colors in autumn as the maple hardwood forest prepares for winter.
New Hampshire's capital is Concord, one of the nation's smallest capitals at only nly 38,000. Manchester is the largest of the New Hampshire cities with 100,000 residents and is the main air arrival and departure point from the state.
Manchester is also the only heavily industrialized part of New Hampshire. Historically Manchester is affiliate with cottons and textiles but no longer - the textile market collapsed during the USA's Great Depression. Mills once churning out cloth and clothing are now museums or adapted for other business.
North Conway offers
great skiing in a beautiful rural setting. Only
2,000 live here year round but you'll find cozy lodges and Bed
and Breakfasts and other great travel amenities. In terms of
Retirement New Hampshire's cold climate may be a challenge for
those unfamiliar with the east, and you'll also want to make
sure the health care and urban amenities you need will be