About self storage in New Hampshire
Nicknamed –The Granite State,” New Hampshire is located in the northeastern part of the United States, New Hampshire borders Vermont, Maine, and the Atlantic Ocean, and a small portion of the Canadian province Quebec. New Hampshire was one of the original thirteen states when America broke off from Great Britain in January 1776. Concord is the state capital, while Manchester is the largest city.
When looking for storage in New Hampshire, check out StorageFront’s listing of 40,000 storage facilities in the United States. If you don’t see a storage facility in your town, check a town nearby with StorageFront’s search–by–city platform.
Looking for storage in a college town? Some college towns include Dartmouth College (Hanover), Franklin Pierce University (Rindge), Antioch University–New England (Keene), Chester College of New England (Chester), Lebanon College (Lebanon), University of New Hampshire (Durham), Granite State College (Concord), Keene State College (Keene), Plymouth State University (Plymouth), and the University of New Hampshire at Manchester.
Many times students seek storage for the summer months in between semesters, or when they’re relocating from dorm to dorm, or they realize they apartment is overflowing with items like that futon they should have discarded. Make your reservations fast, and ask the self storage facility manager if there are any special student rates.
The bulk of New Hampshire’s recreational activities include skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, mountaineering, fall foliage observation, and many frequent their summer cottages along different lakes and the seacoast. Other activities include motor sports at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway, and Motorcycle Week, a popular event held in Weirs Beach near Laconia in June. The White Mountain National Forest links the Vermont and Maine segments of the Appalachian Trail.
Own a boat? Own an RV? Refine your search on StorageFront to search for facilities that specialize in these types of storage units. Visit Storage Tips for useful pointers on tasks involving the winterization of your RV prior to storage.
New Hampshire’s major regions are the Great North Woods, the White Mountains, the Lakes Region, the Seacoast, the Merrimack Valley, the Monadnock Region, and the Darthmouth–Lake Sunapee area, and New Hampshire’s coastline is only 18 miles, making it the shortest coastline of any U.S. coastal state.
Need space to store that hiking gear? Perhaps a small 5x5 unit will work best for that tent, or mountain climbing gear that is taking up the floor in your living room. Look to StorageFront for more details on specific storage units.
New Hampshire experiences a humid, continental climate. With warm, humid summers, cold and wet winters, and a steady precipitation all year, New Hampshire experiences about 60–100 inches of snowfall a year across the state. The southeastern portion is moderated by the Atlantic Ocean and averages a relatively milder and wetter winter, while the northern and interior portions experience cooler temperate and lower humidity.
Although rare, New Hampshire is known to be affected by hurricanes. Most of New Hampshire averages fewer than 20 days of thunderstorms per year and an average of 2 tornadoes occur annually. When you’re looking for storage, take the climate into account. Check out StorageFront’s Storage Tips to find which items are susceptible to harsh climates.
To learn more about properly packing and tips surrounding your storage property in New Hampshire, see Storage Help.