New Hampshire

The Nature of New Hampshire: Trains & Boats With Your Grandchild

On a true sea-to-sky adventure, search for local wildlife on boat excursions, embark on train treks up the mountains and learn how to tell the weather all alongside your grandchild.
Program No. 23845RJ
6 days
Starts at
1,399 / ADULT
899 / CHILD

At a Glance

All aboard the Road Scholar Express! Join your grandchild as you “train” your brain together while winding through the Granite State. Enjoy mountains of fun along the Cog Railroad, riding thousands of feet to Mount Washington summit, and learning about how these massive locomotives work on your journey. Then take your adventure back to sea level as you sail local lakes and discover the many animals that call New Hampshire home – and even meet some up close! Finally, think up a storm while learning how to tell the weather, all on an adventure that’ll surely start your summer on the right track.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Getting on/off motorcoach. Walking up to two miles. Some stairs, walking on dirt, hills, uneven ground and standing.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Ride the awesome Cog, Conway Scenic and Lake Winnipesauke Railroads for exclusive insight into New Hampshire history and the important jobs aboard the train.
  • Sail on Squam Lake and Lake Winnipesauke, and explore their local discovery centers to search for regional wildlife, learn about the weather and discover the country’s oldest floating post office!
  • Get your taste buds ready after learning how maple sugar is made and – you guessed it – try some of the freshly made maple syrup and candy.
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Paul Giblin
Responsible for the development, management and implementation of public relations, marketing and brand management initiatives for two of the most popular tourist railroad operations in the northeastern United States - the Hobo Railroad in Lincoln, NH and the Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad in Meredith, NH. Additional responsibilities include strategic planning efforts as well as the development and facilitation of business development opportunities into emerging growth areas throughout New England and the northeastern United States.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Paul Giblin
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