The perfect way to spend a day in Keene, NH

Keene, New Hampshire, is an amazing little town nestled in behind Mount Monadnock.Packed with outdoor fun, excellent food, and chill places to kick back. Keene is also the home of Wunderkind Marketing. So, the Wunderkind Marketing crew dove into our hometown vibes and found five top activities we can’t get enough of. Five favorite activities encapsulating this remarkable city’s spirit invite you to join us on a journey through its wonders.

Keene is a hidden gem offering a blend of outdoor adventures, culinary delights, and cozy spots to unwind. Join us as we journey through the top five favorite activities of the Wunderkind Marketing team in Keene.

Hang with us as we dish on our faves!

Start the Day at Brewbakers

The Wunderkind Marketing team heads over to Brewbakers, a place we consider a coffee haven.

We kick off our day with a dose of caffeine and productivity. Nestled in the heart of downtown Keene, Brewbakers offers a cozy atmosphere perfect for sipping coffee and tackling morning emails. Brewbakers offers a variety of artisanal brews, each expertly crafted to perfection. From velvety smooth lattes to bold and robust espressos, there’s something here to satisfy even the most discerning palate. And let’s not forget about the pastries – oh, the pastries! Each one is a work of art in its own right, lovingly baked and bursting with flavor. As we said, with a diverse selection of artisanal brews and delectable pastries, it’s the ideal spot to fuel up for the day ahead. 

Explore Cheshire Recreational Rail Trail

After a productive morning, we laced up our sneakers and headed for a leisurely walk to the Cheshire Recreational Rail Trail. This scenic trail winds through picturesque landscapes, offering glimpses of lush forests and tranquil streams. Whether you’re a nature enthusiast or simply seeking fresh air, the Rail Trail promises a rejuvenating escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. There’s always an outdoor adventure for the team as Keene has an abundance of nature!  Whether hiking trails in the Monadnock Region, paddling along the Ashuelot River, or just chilling in one of the parks, there’s always something to do outside for us.

Lunch Break at Muse

With appetites whetted by our outdoor excursion, we stroll along Main Street, exploring various lunch options. Our next stop on the adventure? Muse! This place is buzzing with good vibes and even better food. A local favorite is known for its eclectic menu and inviting ambiance. Picture this: stepping inside, you´re hit by the smell of deliciousness from the kitchen. It’s like a warm hug for your senses!

Muse isn’t just any old restaurant – Their menu is like a flavor explosion! Whether you’re in the mood for a stacked sandwich or a fresh salad bursting with local goodness, Muse has got you covered.

Sitting down, we dive into the menu, like kids in a candy store. BLT with a twist? Yes, please! Or maybe the chef’s special salad? Decisions, decisions – but you can’t go wrong with anything here!

After devouring our tasty meal and soaking up the vibes, we’re ready to tackle whatever the day throws our way. With our bellies full and our spirits high, we say goodbye to Muse. We’re prepared to take on the rest of the day.

Bike’s anyone?

After refueling with a delicious lunch, we’re pumped up and ready to conquer the afternoon on two wheels! But before we unleash our biking prowess on the trails, there’s one essential pit stop we can’t miss: Norm’s Ski & Bike. This place is like the ultimate gear headquarters, where every outdoor adventure begins with top-notch equipment and insider knowledge.

Walking into Norm’s is like stepping into a playground for thrill-seekers. The shelves are stacked with the latest and greatest bikes, helmets, and accessories, just waiting to be taken for a spin. And let’s not forget about the staff they’re here to be your adventure allies, sharing their expertise and dishing out insider tips on the best trails to explore.

Whether you’re a seasoned cyclist looking to tackle some serious terrain or a newbie eager to dip your toes into the world of road cycling, Keene has a trail with your name. From easy cruisers winding through scenic parks to adrenaline-pumping downhill descents, there’s something here to satisfy every level of rider.

So, if you’re itching for an adventure that’ll get your heart racing and leave you with a smile plastered on your face, do yourself a favor and head to Norm’s Ski & Bike. Trust us, with their gear and guidance, your biking excursion in Keene will be nothing short of epic!

Wind Down at Blade & Branch

As the day draws closer, we head to Blade & Branch. Located in downtown Keene, it´s a cozy brewery that you must visit. The real star of the show? The beer, of course! Blade & Branch has an impressive lineup of craft brews, each one a masterpiece of flavor and craftsmanship. Whether you’re a hophead craving an IPA bursting with citrusy goodness or a stout aficionado in search of something rich and velvety, you’ll find your perfect match here. Good company and great beer are the perfect ending to a memorable day in Keene. 

As we wrap up our day of adventures in Keene, from sunrise to sunset, we’ve immersed ourselves in the vibrant tapestry of this charming city, discovering hidden gems and forging unforgettable memories along the way.

From sipping artisanal coffee at Brewbakers to indulging in mouthwatering dishes at Muse, every moment represents a celebration of Keene’s rich culture and diverse offerings. We’ve explored scenic trails, soaked up the artsy vibes, shopped local treasures, and capped it all off with a refreshing beer at Blade & Branch.

But beyond the sights and sounds, what truly makes Keene special is the sense of community that permeates every corner. Whether we were chatting with the friendly staff at Norm’s Ski & Bike or sharing laughs with fellow patrons at Blade & Branch, we felt a genuine connection that made us feel right at home.

As we sign off, we invite you to come back and join us for another adventure soon. Because here in Keene, every day is an opportunity to discover something new, to connect with others, and to embrace the spirit of adventure.