- Our list of the best things to do in Jaffrey, New Hampshire, features the top 68 nearby activities — including 32 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Jaffrey, NH has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 10 things to do within the city of Jaffrey, NH , followed by 58 popular activities in nearby cities, including Peterborough, Keene, Fitchburg, Leominster, Amherst, Hollis, Walpole, Wilton, Amherst, Hillsborough and Merrimack
Located inside the historic Baptist Church building, the Mariposa Museum specializes in hands-on, family friendly exhibits and learning stations. Many of the museum's exhibits are geared to folk culture and local history, with special exhibits regularly rotated through as well.
Resting on the summit of Pack Monadnock, Miller State Park is the New Hampshire's oldest state park, and offers a non-hiking alternative to viewing the summit, with road access and a picnic area. Three major hiking trails also ascend the mountain.
Frye's Measure Mill has been operating through simple water power since the 1850s and continues to work by these means. Tours of the facility look into the historic water-powered workshop that still creates a variety of wares such as measures, pantry boxes, and piggins.
One of the longest rail trails in New Hampshire, the Cheshire Rail Trail is popular for outdoor enthusiasts. The trail accommodates walkers, hikers, cyclists, Nordic skiers and horseback riders, and it offers beautiful views from the Stone Arch Bridge.
Established in 1927, the Historical Society of Cheshire County is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the history of the local area. The society operates a 13,000 square-foot museum filled with historical documents and exhibits.
Theater fans in Keene, New Hampshire come to the Colonial Theatre for the best in quality entertainment. The theater's full schedule includes musicals, straight plays and one-man shows. The Colonial Theatre also shows independent, foreign and classic films.