Connecticut River Scenic Byway - New Hampshire

Connecticut River Scenic Byway - New Hampshire

Address:c/o Connecticut River Scenic Byway Council
PO Box 1182
Charlestown, NH 03603

Phone:603-826-4800
Web: www.ctrivertravel.net Description:Running along both sides of the Upper Connecticut River, byway includes numerous traditional New England historic and cultural sites in rural farming villages and urban centers, set in a landscape of sheltered valleys and mountains. Points of interest along the New Hampshire section of the byway include: Fort No. 4, a "Living History Museum" that offers 18th century craft demonstrations and reenactments of Revolutionary War battles; Charlestown's Historic Main Street, which features more than 60 historic structures; the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, comprised of the home, gardens, and studios of Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848-1907), one of America's greatest sculptors; the Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge, the longest wooden covered bridge in the United States; and Dartmouth College and Hood Museum of Art, New Hampshire's oldest college and its museum.
Legth: 265.5 miles (New Hampshire section); 499 miles (entire byway) Start/Endpoint: Byway includes sections in New Hampshire and Vermont. From the New Hampshire-Massachusetts border, byway runs north along NH 63, NH 12, NH 12A, NH 10, NH 135, US 3, and NH 145 to the Canadian border. The Vermont section of the byway runs parallel on the west side of the Connecticut River. Time to Allow: 7 hours (New Hampshire section); 14 hours (entire byway). Designation/Year: National Scenic Byway (2005).

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