Jaffrey Things to Do: Restaurants, Shopping and Local Art

Jaffrey, New Hampshire is a picturesque blast from the past with a mirage of locations to make your list of Jaffrey things to do quite extensive. This small town is known for its quiet streets and beautiful bed and breakfasts. BBOnline recommends visiting one of these many fine locations as you enjoy your time in Jaffrey.

Sunflower's Restaurant and Catering
21 Main Street
Jaffrey, NH 03452
(603) 593-3303
www.sunflowerscatering.com

The charming Sunflower's Restaurant is open some part of every day, with the exception of Tuesday. The ever-changing menu is packed with gourmet delicacies like lobster and pan-seared scallops, as well as fun favorites such as hot wings. You will find a separate menu for lunch, dinner and Sunday's infamous brunch. Sunflower's has become an increasingly popular place to dine, and has been featured in New Hampshire Magazine. Since hours and menus vary, be sure to call ahead for information while staying at a charming Jaffrey bed and breakfast.

Jaffrey Civic Center
40 Main Street
Jaffrey, NH 03452
www.jaffreyciviccenter.com

During your stay at a Jaffrey Inn you should consider taking a day to tour main street. During this time you must make a stop at the Jaffrey Civic Center. This fantastic historic building houses some of the best art that Jaffrey has to offer, as well as various art classes throughout the year. What's really great about this cultural mecca is the fact that almost all of the exhibits and some of the classes are free.

Jaffrey Center
Jaffrey, NH
www.jcvis.org

Another fun location to add to your Jaffrey things to do list is the historic Jaffrey Center. This location holds in place a small piece of 18th century history. Many historic homes still stand from when America was young, as well as a small red school house that has been forever frozen in time. While traveling through this quaint little village you will get quite a glimpse of the simpler life. Use this time to visit Willa Cather's grave or visit the Jaffrey Meeting House.

Kimball Farm
158 Turnpike Road
Jaffrey, NH 03452
(603) 532-5765
www.kimballfarm.com

Kimball Farm is a great place to spend a day with the family while visiting Jaffrey. Among your Jaffrey things to do, you can sample delicious home cooked meals and tasty homemade ice cream. You can also visit the country store to take home a little piece of paradise. There is nothing like a trip to Kimball Farm to really make you feel at home. 

Churchills at the Grand View Inn and Resort
580 Mountain Rd
Jaffrey, NH 03452
(603) 532-9880
www.thegrandviewinn.com

Churchills Restaurant located within the Grand View Inn and Resort in Jaffrey offers dining at its finest against a rustic New England backdrop. Churchills offers elegant dining year round. It is good to call ahead, especially if you have a party of 10 or more, due to Churchills stellar reputation as some of the best fine dining in the area. After one bite of their tandoori spiced mahi mahi, you will never want to leave. Some of the dishes to try are; duck breast, lollipop lamb chops, seafood pasta and Italian Ravioli.