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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.

Café
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“Great for breakfast, lunch, and take out. Enjoy sitting outside and watching life in Hancock.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Jumping off point for hikes up the nearby mountains facing Mt. Monadnock. The center has trail maps and hosts other activities. These trails are generally easier for families with young children. Mt. Skakutakee has blueberries at the top in July.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Hancock's own community beach, right in the middle of town. Summer bathing, walks, fireworks. Winter scenic walks, ice-skating. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Lodging
“The dinners, oh the dinners! It's the stuff dreams are made of, in a historical inn with classic New England charm!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Natural Feature
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Food
  • 1 local recommends
Natural Feature
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
“A very small grocery market for the essentials. Visit the deli in the back for sandwiches, fresh meat and fish. For larger offerings head to Shaws in Peterborough.”
  • 1 local recommends
Food
  • 1 local recommends
Performing Arts Venue
“Small town, but not just for books. Very active community-oriented center of town for activities of all kinds. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Locality
“A quintessential New England Town overlooking Norway pond. Beautiful Federalist style architecture on the main street.”
  • 1 local recommends