Couple sits on bench in downtown Hanover

Local Attractions

Whether you have spent your life in New England or just visited, you know the scenery, history, and attractions are second to none. Kendal at Hanover has the best of all worlds, with great places to explore for any taste. The town of Hanover is filled with shops, restaurants, and historic sites. For those in the mood for short road trips and weekend getaways, Montreal, Boston, and the Atlantic coast are all just a 2- or 3-hour drive away. In addition, the area’s regional airport offers flights daily to major northeastern cities.

Enjoy the Best that New England Offers

Whether you prefer classical music or country, fine art or exquisitely made glass, your cultural preferences are more than met. The world-renowned Simon Pearce Glassware and historic Woodstock are just across the Vermont border. Opera lovers enjoy performance at Opera North in Lebanon, while Northern Stage is known for “changing lives, one story at a time.” The Hopkins Center for the Arts at Dartmouth has a full schedule for every taste. And nature lovers savor the time spent at the Squam Lake Natural Sciences Center (Squam Lake being the setting for the movie “On Golden Pond”).

Local Dining

From farm-to-table delights to a quick sandwich to the delights created at nearby King Arthur Baking School, the Hanover area provides sustenance for all tastes.

Resident hike and birdwatch

Outdoor Recreation

Hike, ski, or take a drive in some of the most beautiful settings in the country. The Appalachian Trail, Quechee Gorge and Lake Sunapee call to many Kendal residents. Downhill and cross-country skiing is plentiful. The home and property of Augustus Saint-Gaudens, one of America’s great sculptors, is now a National Park Service site.