Hanover Inn Dartmouth
Activities & Events
The Hanover Inn Dartmouth offers a variety of activities and events to ensure a pleasurable stay for every guest.
Hanover Country Club
Opening in 1899, the country club is Dartmouth College's oldest existing athletic facility. Today, it boasts an 18-hole championship course, 6,500 yards long, and a Donald Ross design style. It is known for its fast pace and course play is prioritized by foursomes, threesomes, and twosomes.
Eastman Golf Links
Rated 4 Stars by the New England Golf Guide, this 18-hole course is challenging for players of all levels, and its PGA trained staff keep a consistent pace of play.
Dating back to 1835, this family farm in Plainfield, New Hampshire offers viewings of their greenhouses that feature an extensive selection of plants, vegetables, and seasonable picking of strawberries and raspberries.
Providing fresh produce and flowers, this farm is organic certified and has been growing for 25 years.
Poverty Lane Orchards
The orchards in Lebanon, New Hampshire operate their seasonal pick-your-own and retail stand, wholesale their uncommon apple varieties, and bottle their Farnum Hill Cidars. Summer picking of pie cherries, raspberries, and black currants start in July.
This family farm next to the Connecticut River offers picking of your own apples, blueberries, raspberries, currants, and pumpkins. Riverview Farm makes cider, offers hayrides, and gives visitors a fun scare with their Haunted Corn Maze at Halloween.
Outdoor Activities and Trails
A popular destination for local residents, Balch Hill is a great spot for picnicking and bird watching. The terrain has moderate inclines on the routes to the summit, and the longest being one mile.
Green Mountain Rock Climbing Center
This 8,000 sq ft indoor rock climbing facility in Quechee, Vermont has walls rising 25 feet and 30 top rope stations. The center offers wide range of instruction available for all levels.
Mink Brook Nature Preserve
A 112-acre preserve, this natural retreat near Hanover offers a variety of choices from wooded hiking trails to the easy access of Quinn Trail, which accommodates strollers and wheelchairs.
Velvet Rocks/Appalachian Trail
The longest continuously marked footpath in the world, the Appalachian Trail winds roughly 2,167 miles, from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Mount Katahdin in Maine. The trail passes through 14 states, and the Hanover Inn is the only New Hampshire hotel directly on its path. The Dartmouth Outing Club maintains over 70 miles of the Appalachian Trail in Vermont and New Hampshire, including the Velvet Rocks—the surface parts of a granite dome with a moss covering, hence the name.