Winter Activities in New Hampshire

With its abundance of snow and ice, New Hampshire provides an unbeatable winter playground filled with unique outdoor adventure and activities. Whether you prefer to slide down snow-covered slopes, skate around a new rink, or try your hand at horseback riding along a trail, here are our favorite winter activities near Forest Properties apartments in New Hampshire!

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Take a Step at Snowshoeing

Bundle up and embrace the latest layer of fluffy snow with snowshoeing! This outdoor activity is a great way to get outside, trek off the beaten path, and get in a good leg workout.

Pro Tip: Dress in layers of clothing that can handle cold, wet conditions. Don’t forget a hat, scarf, and waterproof gloves, too!

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Arbor View in Portsmouth

Arrive to downtown Portsmouth in minutes from our Arbor View apartments. Choose from our selection of two or three bedroom apartments and enjoy our contemporary cabinets and countertops. Schedule your tour today!

Snow Tube with the Family

Skiing and snowboarding aren’t really your thing? Fear not – you can still get outside and take part in winter fun! Snow tubing is the perfect alternative. Residents of Arbor View, The Pines, and Sagamore Court in Portsmouth, New Hampshire are in for a treat with McIntyre Ski Area (about 45 minutes away). They sell a limited number of tickets for each time slot to avoid overcrowding the hills, accommodates large groups, and offers a cafeteria with snacks to refuel!

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Glide Down Ski and Snowboard Trails

Don’t let winter pass you by without riding down the award-winning terrain parks and slopes of New Hampshire! Whether you’re an avid skier or snowboarder or are looking to try your hand at a new winter sport, New Hampshire boasts some of New England’s top ski and snowboard resorts. Here are a few we love (for more information, check out our post about The Best Ski Resorts in New Hampshire!).

  • Mount Sunapee: Located just 90 minutes from The Fenway Portfolio in Boston
  • Black Mountain: Has the oldest operating lift in New England (says something about people wanting to come back every year!)
  • Ragged Mountain Resort: Provides skiers with a total of 250 acres to glide down

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Saddle Up for Horseback Riding

They say there’s a first time for everything, and for many, horseback riding in the wintertime is definitely a first! There’s something special about riding outside through snow-covered trails – maybe it’s the bond with the horse, breathing in fresh air, or seeing trails from a new point of view.

Lucky 7 Stables in Londonderry, New Hampshire is a great facility that introduces horseback riding to riders of all ages and levels of experience. Get a leg up on your next adventure by checking out their 5-mile guided riding trail this winter!

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The Pines Apartments

With close proximity to commuter lines and Boston, The Pines Apartments are located in Portsmouth, New Hampshire have a variety of one, two bedroom apartment homes. Tour one today!

Your Forest Properties Winter Wonderland

There’s something serene about a fresh blanket of snow covering the ground, roads, and trees. If you’d rather stay close to home and enjoy a low-key day, take a stroll (or two!) around your Forest Properties complex in New Hampshire. This is a nice way to take a step back, slow down, and enjoy the natural beauty of your very own community.

What are your favorite winter activities, hobbies, and sports to take part in? Share your go-tos with us on Facebook!

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