Nearby Attractions

Following are our recommendations for places and events to include in your visit to Tamworth. Included are museums, theatres, and ideas for where and how best to enjoy the natural wonders of the area.

Within Minutes of Highland House

The Barnstormers
Take in a show at the Barnstormers Theatre in the center of Tamworth. The Barnstormers is the only summer stock company in the United States that still mounts eight full productions in eight weeks. For 82 years, the goal of this sustained effort has been to bring the inspiration and pleasure of great theater to our region of New Hampshire. The Barnstormers offers a show a week from July through September with a resident company of over fifty professionals from around the country.

Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm
For a visit to a traditional New England farm and a history of the Country Doctor tradition, plan a visit to the Remick Farm. There are programs and demonstrations throughout the year to entice and captivate visitors of every age.

Within an hour of Highland House

Castle in the Clouds
For a day filled with history, romance, mountain views, and even a meal and hike, visit Castle in the Clouds. From a tour of the peak-top mansion, Lucknow, to trails for hiking, to kids events, and other events scheduled throughout the year, Castle in the Clouds is an option with something for everyone.

Mount Washington Valley
For day filled with scenic drives, shopping, and beautiful mountains, head north to Conway and environs. Visit the Valley Chamber site for a comprehensive list of attractions, activities, and events for the Valley.

Outdoor Activities in a White Mountain Setting

In summer, fall, and spring, many beautiful nearby lakes and rivers, offer a variety of opportunities for canoeing, kayaking, sailing or swimming .On Golden Pond” was filmed on nearby Squam Lake.

In winter Tamworth offers miles of free and beautiful cross-country ski trails, with downhill skiing opportunities just a short drive away.

Miles of trails can be accessed from our dooryard for hiking, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing. Within five miles of Highland House are trails up legendary Mt. Chocorua and the other 3-4,000-foot peaks of the Sandwich Range of the White Mountains. Chocorua is one of the most popular peaks in the northeast, with views in all directions from its treeless summit.

Pinkham Notch, the start of many trails up Mt. Washington, the highest peak in the northeast, is just a scenic hour away, as is the beautiful glacial valley, Crawford Notch, with many additional trails.