1. — Explore the seven rivers of the Piscataqua basin.
2. — Check out handcrafts, informational displays, food booths, entertainment, and more at Apple Harvest Day, held the first Saturday in October.
3. — Sample some of the area’s diverse ethnic cuisine — from traditional New England seafood to Chinese, Indian, Italian, Mexican, Thai, and more.
4. — Explore Dover’s original 1675 William Damm Garrison House, part of the Woodman Institute Museum—the city’s hidden treasure.
5. — See how pottery is made at Salmon Falls Stoneware.
6. — Listen to live concerts featuring nationally known performers at the Cochecho Arts Festival on Friday nights during summer.
7. — Take a walking tour of Dover’s historic downtown and Riverwalk.
8. — Shop for one-of-a-kind gifts, antiques, art, and unique crafts.
9. — Enjoy the many hands-on exhibits at the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire.
10. — Get a bird’s eye view of Dover and surrounding communities from the top of Garrison Hill. Climb to the top of the Garrison Hill Tower for an even more spectacular view.