Keene, in Southern New Hampshire, is a city that about 23,000 people call home.
The city lies some 40 miles (64 kilometers) from the state capital of New Hampshire, Concord and about 40 miles (64 kilometers) from Manchester.
Among the best monuments and heritage buildings in the area is the Franklin Pierce Homestead. This atmospheric place gives visitors the opportunity to understand an important time in human history. Enquire about a guided tour, try to imagine what it was like in times gone by and discover the local history.
If you are looking for somewhere to relax, sit in the shade or enjoy sunlight on the rippling water, the local lake known as Spofford Lake is a great place to take a look at. Glistening with its own unique beauty this calming place is worth making the time to visit.
An iconic religious building, one of the most popular of the many historic attractions in the city, is the Asbury United Methodist Church. Enjoy the atmosphere of this captivating building, learn its story and realize why it is so popular with tourists.
Zigzag down the slopes or let the kids make snow angels, The Keene region’s ski areas are the perfect vacation choice for solo travellers and families alike. Crotched Mountain Ski and Ride Area is one of the region’s most recommended locations to get active in the snow and, after a morning of hard work, relax with friends and family around a fire.
Among the best places for a game of golf around Keene is Shattuck Golf Course. Grab your clubs and lucky putter and hit the fairways, then end the day in the clubhouse bar sharing a cold beer with friendly locals.