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Best things to do in Holderness

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

College Science Building
“Locally run nature center with educational activities for children and nearby Kirkwood Gardens cafe and gift shop. ”
38 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Check out some vintage magazines and grab some cheese spread and crackers while you wait...but you may not even have to! Dine downstairs for a more intimate, private meal or head up the spiral staircase for a more laid back meal with friends and family. Check their event calendar to find out what local music may be showcased there during your stay! And don't pass up the general store, across the street, best fudge in town! ”
22 locals recommend
Bar
“They have a wonderful atmosphere and a great vegan dish for those of you looking for one!”
13 locals recommend
Spa
“Super close to all the weddings being hosted here, and we LOVE massages at the spa.”
5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“You cannot beat the lake views in the pub! Good menu with a decent selection of beers on tap. Live music weekly!”
9 locals recommend
Trail
“Pretty easy hike for a family or anyone looking for AMAZING views of Squam Lake and the region. Takes about 45 minutes to an hour to get to the top. ”
9 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Squam Lakes Association 534 US-3, Holderness, NH 03245 Stop on by for kayak ,canoe, and paddle board rentals!”
5 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Tubing and kayaking or just splashing around. For river access follow Route 3 north for 1 mile from Valleybrook. Turn right onto Robins Nest Rd which leads to a parking area right on the river!”
5 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“If you are going to dinner at the Common Man Restaurant this grocery will save you time looking for an alternative. It's 2 doors down from the Common Man.”
5 locals recommend
Rental Car Location
Park
“Rent a canoe or kayak for a fun boating adventure on this beautiful lake that has a back drop mountain view. Opportunity to see special NH Loons up close if you are lucky.”
6 locals recommend
Lodging
“Quiet and organic beautiful garden inn with foodie selection of breakfast, lunch and dinner. Highly recommend during your stay!”
4 locals recommend
Bicycle Store
“Best Bicycle shop in the region. Say hello to Slade and the team. Superb mechanics.”
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
3 locals recommend
Cafe
“This place is a bit of a drive from the cabin, but super cute. They offer local foods, one of a kind provisions, prepared foods, and sandwiches. Check out their picnic menu. You could make a morning or afternoon trip to the marketplace and then hike and picnic at nearby West Rattlesnake Mountain and Chamberlin-Reynolds Memorial Forest Loop.”
4 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Restaurant/pub located within 10 miles from the Inn. Offers a large screen television, friendly atmosphere, and American style foods. ”
2 locals recommend