Rest and Relaxation in New Hampshire
Relax and recharge with our list of the best places to indulge in a little self-care and (spoiler alert) we’re hooking Locals Card holders up with some great discounts.
By Cat Iannucci
From our go-to massage to a wilderness hideaway that will have you wanting to say goodbye to your smartphone forever, there’s no place like New Hampshire to take a little time away from your daily grind. We’re helping you get your zen back with our list of best ways to unwind.
Hot Stone Massage
A massage above! Hot stones are placed on strategic muscle groups to promote a deep release of muscle tension. Hormone and lymphatic issues can be alleviated by this deeply warming and relaxing technique. Whether you’re heading to Meredith Whole Living Center to hide away from your family (no judgment, we’ve all been there) or to treat a specific ailment, the Thermal Massage is a must-have addition to your list of treatments.
*10% off Float, Classes, Sauna, and Thermal Massages for Locals Card holders.
Glamping sits at the intersection of nature and creator comforts, whether you’re an avid outdoorsman with a propensity for roughing it or have a fondness for looking out onto nature from your hotel balcony, it’s sure to delight. Huttopia’s New Hampshire location, tucked into the White Mountains abutting Iona Lake, is the perfect spot to forget your worries and your cell phone for a long weekend. Their two-floor, wood cabin Chalet can house up to six people and, complete with wood-stove, is meant to be enjoyed year-round.
*10% off lodging for Locals Card holders.
Brush up on your blowout skills or learn how to perfect your daughter’s favorite French braid with one of Water’s Edge Salon’s DIY Sessions. These beauty classes are designed to be interactive classes that give you a new skill to take home with you when you go. So, treat yourself to a skill that will make getting ready a breeze when Monday morning rolls around.
Forest bathing is an age-old practice with great health benefits like reducing anxiety and cortisol, our stress hormone, levels. Beaver Brook Association has created a custom forest bathing path for visitors that takes them past Wildlife Pond and through stretches of path that are perfect for bird watching — keep an eye out for the little brown bird. This practice combines the power of mother nature and mindfulness to encourage a moment of ease.
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