When in the area, be sure to bring the family to this amazing science museum with interactive displays for kids young and old.
Hood Museum of Art
Dartmouth College’s art gallery, housed in a newly redesigned building just off the Dartmouth Green, is a premier academic museum.
Vermont Institute of Natural Science
VINS is a nonprofit, member-supported, environmental education, research, and bird rehabilitation organization headquartered at the VINS Nature Center in Quechee, Vermont. Open year-round, the 47-acre campus features state-of-the-art raptor enclosures, exhibit spaces, classrooms, and interpretive nature trails, including our new Forest Canopy Walk.
Hopkins Center for the Arts
The Hopkins Center provides film, theater, music, and other live entertainment to the Dartmouth community and the general public. There are events for all ages.
Dartmouth College is a small, prestigious liberal arts university located in the heart of Hanover. It was founded in 1769 and has approximately 6,600 graduate and undergraduate students.
The Appalachian Trail is a 2,200-mile hiking trail stretching from Georgia to Maine. Every year hundreds of hikers take the challenge to hike the entire trail. The trail runs through Hanover and Lyme, and goes right next to the Skiway. A parking area for the trail is available at the fork of the road as you approach the Skiway.
King Arthur Flour
King Arthur Flour sells flour, of course, but they also have a great bakery and kitchen store in Norwich. From a large glass window, you can watch the bakers at work.
Ledyard Canoe Club
This Club provides access to the Connecticut River as well as rentals of canoes and kayaks.
There are shops of all types in the Upper Valley area, from boutique stores and coffee shops in Hanover and Norwich, VT to a unique indoor mall and major chain stores in West Lebanon.