10 Best Places to Propose in New Hampshire (2024)

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by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read



New Hampshire is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for beautiful waterfalls, cities, lakes, castles, highways, parks, natural scenic beauty, or good food and wine, there’s a beautiful spot to create a lifetime of memories. This guide describes some of the best places in New Hampshire to ask that special person to marry you.


In this guide we will explain the following:

  • Romantic Locations in New Hampshire
  • Mount Washington
  • Portsmouth
  • Kancamagus Highway
  • Lake Winnipesaukee
  • Squam Lake
  • Franconia Notch State Park
  • Beautiful Castles and Isles
  • Castle In The Clouds
  • Isle Of Shoals
  • Outdoor Gardens and Waterfalls to Propose in New Hampshire
  • Fuller Gardens - North Hampton
  • Diana's Bath
  • Best Places to Propose in New Hampshire


Romantic Locations in New Hampshire

1. Mount Washington

The highest peak in the Northeastern United States provides breathtaking views, especially from the summit. Whether you hike, drive, or take the cog railway, the panoramic scenery is perfect for a proposal. The natural beauty of Mount Washington and the Presidential Range is unparalleled. Whether it's the lush greenery of summer, the vibrant colors of fall foliage, or the snow-covered landscape in winter, the mountain offers a picturesque and serene environment.


2. Portsmouth

This charming coastal town boasts beautiful waterfront views, historic architecture, and romantic spots like Prescott Park and the Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse. Portsmouth is a picturesque coastal town with charming streets, historic architecture, and beautiful waterfront views. The backdrop of the ocean, historic buildings, and lush parks can make your proposal truly memorable.




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3. Kancamagus Highway

The Kancamagus Highway is renowned for its stunning scenic beauty, especially during the fall when the foliage is vibrant and colorful. The picturesque views of the White Mountains, forests, rivers, and waterfalls provide an idyllic backdrop for a proposal.


4. Lake Winnipesaukee

Proposing on a boat cruise, at a lakeside resort, or during a sunset by the water can be incredibly romantic. The lake's beauty and tranquility create a magical atmosphere.


5. Squam Lake

Known for its pristine beauty and featured in the movie "On Golden Pond," Squam Lake offers tranquil and scenic spots for a proposal, whether on a boat or along its shores.


6. Franconia Notch State Park

This rugged and remote trail winds through the Badlands, offering stunning views and opportunities for outdoor adventure. Consider proposing at one of the trail's scenic overlooks or during a hike through the dramatic landscape.


Beautiful Castles and Isles

7. Castle in the Clouds

Proposing at Castles in the Clouds in New Hampshire offers a magical experience with its stunning panoramic views of Lake Winnipesaukee and the surrounding mountains, historic charm of the Lucknow Estate, and beautifully landscaped gardens. The romantic atmosphere, multiple picturesque spots, and opportunities for adventure make it a perfect setting for a memorable proposal.


8. Isles of Shoals

The Isles of Shoals are a group of small, scenic islands located off the coast of New Hampshire and Maine. Proposing on these islands provides a unique and unforgettable experience, different from more common mainland locations. Surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Isles of Shoals offer breathtaking ocean views that create a picturesque and romantic backdrop for your proposal.


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Outdoor Gardens and Waterfalls to Propose in New Hampshire

9. Fuller Gardens - North Hampton

This beautifully maintained botanical garden is known for its exquisite rose gardens, Japanese garden, and English perennial borders. The tranquil and colorful surroundings create a perfect backdrop for a romantic proposal. A photographer could arrange to be on hand to discreetly capture the special “yes” moment.


10. Diana's Baths

Located near North Conway, these cascading waterfalls and pools provide a serene and picturesque backdrop for a proposal. Diana's Baths feature a series of cascading waterfalls and tranquil pools, creating a picturesque and serene environment. The sound of flowing water and the lush surrounding forest make for a peaceful and romantic setting.


Best Places to Propose in New Hampshire

While it can be tempting to get wrapped up in elaborate proposal plans, sometimes the very best way to ask the question is a classic, heartfelt, on-one-knee moment. Whatever you and your soon-to-be fiance or fiancee enjoy, New Hampshire has beautiful and memorable places to propose. Make one of these romantic locations your special place by proposing with the perfect vintage engagement ring.


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Suzanne has always believed vintage rings can change lives. She's been in the jewelry industry for over 35 years, working with vintage jewelers, diamond dealers, diamond cutters, and gemologists. Suzanne started Artdecodiamonds in 2000 and understood the demand for vintage rings throughout the world. She ultimately started VintageDiamondRing.com in 2014, and understands each vintage ring is a reflection of you – your history, your relationships, your style, your elegance and is honored to have the opportunity to help you showcase your flair in a unique and exquisite way.
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