About Us

The NH Discovery Tours team specializes in New Hampshire tours because of our first hand knowledge, experience, and relationships. NH born and raised, our team has been working in the travel and tourism industry for decades. We are passionate about the area and are dedicated to making your NH Discovery Tour a memorable and unique experience – from customized itineraries to exclusive experiences.

While we are located in the heart of the White Mountains of New Hampshire, our tour specialists and tour directors have planned and escorted group tours throughout New England and Eastern Canada. Our parent company, Terrapin Tours offers group tours to individual travelers and has gained a dedicated following due to our attention to detail, exclusive experiences, limited group sizes, premier accommodations and unique itineraries.

When planning your tour, we recommend focusing on high quality and unique experiences, centrally located accommodations, and a relaxed pace to ensure that your group has an unforgettable experience.

Meet Our Team:

  • Kelly Cooke – Owner/Tour Planner – Born and raised in Lincoln, NH, Kelly has been a part of the travel and tourism industry for two decades – working as a travel agent, tour director, and as owner and tour planner for our parent company Terrapin Tous. She has traveled extensively as both a tour director and as a passenger, which gives her the ability to look at tours through the eyes of both group tour planners and as a paying guest. Kelly launched the newest division of the company, NH Discovery Tours, to showcase the love she has for her own region as well as to continue to provide top-notch service in tour planning and hosting.
  • Alyssa Yolda – Director of Operations As the director of the Western White Mountains Chamber of Commerce, Alyssa cultivated meaningful relationships with countless lodging, attraction, and service business owners and employees to promote the region and showcase all it has to offer visitors.  Those relationships and her knowledge of the area has enabled us to partner with local businesses to create NHDT’s Exclusive Experiences.
  • Annie Vachon – Tour Director – After years of calling New Hampshire home, Annie lived in California before returning to NH and beginning her career as a Tour Director. She trained extensively and received her tour director certification before guiding groups throughout the US and Eastern Canada, and is now thrilled to be bringing groups to her own backyard.

We are dedicated to making your NH Discovery Tour a memorable and unique experience – from customized itineraries to exclusive experiences – working with NH Discovery Tours provides groups an experience that others simply can’t.

View our tour ideas for inspiration. Already know exactly what your group is looking for? Contact us today to begin planning your experience with NH Discovery Tours.


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