Welcome to the New Hampshire Monadnock Region. The Monadnock region of southwestern New Hampshire is best known for Mount Monadnock, the most climbed mountain in the United States, which has over 40 miles of trails. Also known as “Currier & Ives Country” – this area is also widely recognized for it’s preservation of history and lovely local inns. Many churches, inns, and colonial houses are well taken care of and still in use after more than two-hundred years. When visiting the Monadnock area, be sure to stop by the town of Greenfield, which is home to one of the oldest meetinghouse that is still in use. The Ashuelot covered bridge in Swanzey, is one of New Hampshire’s most elaborate covered bridges. Keene, New Hampshire has the widest main street in the world along Route 101A. and is home to Keene State College, unique downtown stores, and The Colony Mill Marketplace. Getting Here: It is about a 70 minute drive from Manchester, NH to Keene, NH. About a 2 hour drive from Portsmouth, NH to Keene, NH. Please share your Monadnock region of NH reviews and comments. To feature your business in NHLiving.com – New Hampshire’s Internet Magazine, contact us.