Pros/Cons of being in New Hampshire:
Pro: You can almost taste the fresh mountain air.
Con: You can actually taste the lake water that comes out of the tap.
Pro: You will see wildlife that you would never see in New York City.
Con: You will see a swarm of 50 mosquitoes eyeing your blood at sunset.
Pro: The blueberry pie from the roadside stand is delicious.
Con: Your body hates you for the three pieces of pie you ate last night.
Pro: You are hours away from the tourist swarms in Times Square.
Con: This is the place where the tourists live. Or worse, where they vacation when they’re not visiting New York City.
Pro: The local news in New Hampshire actually feels local and relevant.
Con: The local news in New Hampshire actually calls a one-alarm apartment fire “breaking news.”
Pro: You will save a lot of money on alcohol.
Con: The only bar within walking distance is the wet bar in your neighbor’s basement.
Counter-pro: The beer there is free, and you don’t have to tip.
Counter-con: You will have a massive hangover every morning of your vacation.