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If you go to Concord, N.H.

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Where to stay

Centennial Hotel

96 Pleasant St., Concord, N.H.

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603-227-9000

www.thecentennialhotel.com

The sprawling Victorian, with two turrets and 32 rooms, has a surprising contemporary vibe, one of the best restaurants in town (see below), and an inviting lounge, $149-$189.

Residence Inn

91 Hall St.

603-226-0012

www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-information/travel/mhtcr-residence-inn-concord

For a home-away-from-home feel, consider these modern and spacious suites, with full kitchens and an indoor saltwater pool, about $134-$179.

Where to eat

The Granite Room

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Centennial Hotel

www.graniterestaurant.com

Red leather banquettes, black woodwork, and white linen tablecloths set the mood for chef Corey Fletcher’s sophisticated New American fare, $16-$34.

The Barley Room

132 North Main St.

603-228-6363

www.thebarleyhouse.com

Great service, friendly atmosphere, and food that is several notches above standard bar grub, $8-$16.

Angelina’s

11 Depot St.

603-228-3313

www.angelinasrestaurant.com

This sweet, intimate restaurant serves up traditional dishes like veal piccata, fettuccine al fredo, and penne Bolognese, $13.95-$21.95.

What to do

McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center

2 Institute Drive

603-271-7827

www.starhop.com

Adults $9, children ages 3-12 $6, students ages 13 through college $8.

Susan N. McLane Audubon Center

84 Silk Farm Road

603-224-9909

www.nhaudubon.org

Free

New Hampshire State House

107 North Main St.

603-271-2154

www.ci.concord.nh.us/tourdest/statehs/

Free

Museum of New Hampshire History

6 Eagle Square

603-228-6688

www.nhhistory.org/museum.html

Adults $5.50, ages 6-18 $3.

Red River Theatres

11 South Main St.

603-224-4600

www.redrivertheatres.org

Event prices vary.

2013 Svedka Ice Bar

Bedford Village Inn

2 Olde Bedford Way

Bedford, N.H.

603- 472-2001

www.bedfordvillageinn.com

Jan. 29-Feb. 2, $5.

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