- The list below includes 86 free or cheap things to do in or near Meredith, New Hampshire, including 85 different types of inexpensive activities like Mini Golf, Movie Theaters, Children's Museums and History Museums.
- From Meredith Marina to Pirate's Cove, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Meredith and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Wolfeboro, Laconia, Gilford and Waterville Valley.
Franconia Notch State Park is located within the White Mountains. Popular activities at this state park, which is often listed as one of the best state parks in America, are hiking Flume Gorge, skiing Canon Mountain, and visiting the Old Man of the Mountain Historic Site.
Many people call the Kancamagus Highway the most scenic highway in America, especially when the fall leaves are in full color. The 34.5-mile highway, also part of New Hampshire Route 112, runs from the center of Conway to North Woodstock reaching elevations of 3,000 feet.
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23 Science Center Road, Holderness, NH 3245 MoreLess Info
The Squam Lake Natural Science Center is an interactive attraction focused on education and preservation of New Hampshire Wildlife. Rescued animal exhibits include bears, bald eagles and river otters. Walking trails explore the Kirkwood Gardens and three local ecosystems.
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Rte 16, Pinkham Notch, Gorham, NH 3581 MoreLess Info
An 8-mile scenic driving route to the summit of Mount Washington, the Mount Washington Auto Road leads to the mountain's observatory and state park. Guided group van tours are also available.
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719 Main St., Supervisors Office, Laconia, NH MoreLess Info
With over a dozen lakes and ponds, the White Mountains National Forest offers opportunities for sightseeing, hiking, walking, and camping. Sights include the Rocky Gorge scenic area, Sabbaday Falls, and Diana's Baths.
The Ellis River Falls in Jackson, New Hampshire are accessible by several hiking trails. The 64-foot falls are two miles away from the nearest parking lot. Visitors must use caution in wet and cold weather because black ice may form on the rocks.
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-93, Exit 34B,, White Mountain National Forest, Franconia, NH MoreLess Info
Taking visitors up to a 4,080 foot summit, Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway offers views of New York, Vermont, and Canada. At the top, visitors can get a bite to eat at the restaurant or go hiking in the surrounding trails.