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Things to do in Canaan

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Museum
“The Shakers founded this area. If you’re into history then pop in and take a tour. The church has some of the most detailed stained glass I’ve ever seen. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This is diner quality food, and breakfast is where it’s at with this place. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Route
“Great hiking & biking trail that runs 59.3 miles from Lebanon, NH to Boscawen, NH.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Park
“An easy day hike to the top of Mount Cardigan. On a clear day, 360 views of the area, with Mount Washington and the Whites off to the east, Vermont's greens to the west.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The only place open late within 10 minutes drive. Pizza is great and they have other deli sandwiches and fried foods. It's not perfect but great for a late snack.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
  • 1 local recommends
School
  • 1 local recommends
Natural Feature
“The largest lake in our area. Some boat traffic, the Baited Hook provides a place to enjoy food lake side.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Church
“A place of prayer and meditation in a unique natural setting. Walk the beautifully landscaped hillside with a replica of Our Lady's Apparition, the Rosary Pond, the Stations of the Cross, the Calvary scene with the Holy Stairs. A beautiful display of Christmas lights between Thanksgiving and Christmas.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Natural Feature
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Deli, limited fresh produce-groceries and fuel 7 days. It is not open 24 hours.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Establishment
“A beautiful outdoor walk for people of any faith, famous for its seasonal Christmas light display. Browse the grounds (and gift shop) to learn about the Apparition and Missionaries of LaSalette.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Natural Feature
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“This is diner quality food, and breakfast is where it’s at with this place. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The only place open late within 10 minutes drive. Pizza is great and they have other deli sandwiches and fried foods. It's not perfect but great for a late snack.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Deli, limited fresh produce-groceries and fuel 7 days. It is not open 24 hours.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Nice local spot in downtown Canaan for breakfast and lunch. Ten min. drive. Good food and cheap prices, located next to laundromat. Wifi, too. ”
  • 1 local recommends

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