Winter just may be the most beautiful season in Northern New England. With covered bridges, clapboard houses, and old red barns frosted in snow, the tranquil countryside beckons. Give in to your wanderlust and find a new favorite place.
These 6 small communities are a little under the radar as winter destinations, making their rich history and charm even more inviting. Plan to stroll, explore, and slow down. Bring your skis or snowshoes to enjoy the wintry outdoors, too. Check websites before you go, as many businesses reduce their hours in winter.