Local Area Attractions

Cannon Mountain Tramway

New Hampshire’s highest lift-accessed point, with breathtaking views of New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, New York and Canada.

Canterbury Shaker Village

Visitors are encouraged to learn about the values, ideals, history, and life of the Canterbury Shakers through exhibits, tours, research, programs, and publications.

Franconia Notch State Park

The state park is home of New Hampshire’s Old Man of the Mountain, Cannon Mountain and Echo Lake. Located north on Interstate 93, explore through 6,440 acres.

Kathy Didier Travels

As an AMC Leader, Kathy Didier guides hiking trips in the White Mountains and, on her own, leads adventure vacations all over the world. NH weekend tours are offered during all seasons of the year and can include hiking, biking, canoeing, kayaking, skiing and snowshoeing. Home base is the Mountain Fare Inn. World wide extended trips and adventures can be found on the website http://pembrook.blogspot.com/.

Lost River

One of New Hampshire’s greatest natural wonders. Carved by the Ice Age, witness nature’s stunning beauty, while discovering jagged walls of rock, gigantic boulders,complex boardwalks, rock-strewn glacial caves, flowing waterfalls and engaging history.

Mt. Washington Auto Road

Noted as the highest peak in the Northeast, Mt. Washington will captivate you with its breathtaking views of the White Mountain National Forest and beyond.

Mt. Washington Cog Railway

In operation since July 3rd, 1869, The World’s First Mountain Climbing Train journeys to the highest peak in New England to a 6,288-foot summit.

Polar Caves

Deep in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, experience an amazing series of caves and passageways.

Santa’s Village

Explore Santa’s summer home, meet him and his little helpers. Enjoy fun-filled shows, tasty goodies, places to shop and play. With plenty of rides, including the Yule Log Flume.

Science Center of New Hampshire

Explore Santa’s summer home, meet him and his little helpers. Enjoy fun-filled shows, tasty goodies, places to shop and play. With plenty of rides, including the Yule Log Flume.

Squam Lake Boat Tours

Enjoy a 90-minute guided tour on a canopied pontoon boat, while learning about the natural history of the lake.

Storyland

Since 1954, Story Land has created a wonderful environment for safe family fun. Experience 21 rides designed for parents and children to enjoy together.

The Flume

A geological wonder, the Flume Gorge offers an amazing 2 mile walk through a natural chasm with wooden walkways, and wide gravel paths.

Valley Snow Dogz

Authentic and memorable dog sledding tours and rides. Winter sled tours and Fall wheeled tours operate mid October to early April at Benton’s Sugar Shack in Thornton. Valley Snow Dogz also offers dog sledding excursions on Squam Lake in the Winter and Mountain Taster dog sled rides at Waterville Valley Resort.

Whale’s Tale Water Park

Enjoy family time in the only wave pool in the White Mountains. Ride the big waves or relax in the gentle ones at the shallow end. Zip down the speed slides, travel through the flume slides, or splash down the 360 foot tube ride with clean, clear filtered water.

White Mountain National Forest

Explore this endless forest of 770,000-acres. Primarily located in New Hampshire, with 47,000 acres in Maine.

Recreation

Freestyle America Summer Training Camps

Summer Ski Camps provide training for serious USSA Freestyle athletes at Blackcomb, Aerial Ramp Camps in Lake Placid, and Waterville Valley Freestyle Tramp Camps in Campton, NH.

Biking

GoBuddy Adventures

Day bicycling tours to several locations in the area. From the tips of mountains, to Squam Lake, across covered bridges, and next to lush green meadows, to some of the most spectacular sights in Central New Hampshire.

Loon Mountain Park

This park offers amazing mountain biking for all levels and ages with gentle wooded trails, challenging intermediate terrain, and lift-served expert riding.

Owl’s Nest Golf Club

An award winning public golf course with abundant four-season recreation and a stunning view of The White Mountains.

Sugar Shack Mountain Bike Park

With something for everyone from steep climbs and fast descents to mostly flat trails through meadows along the river banks. In the winter months the area runs a cross country skiing center.

Waterville Valley Mountain Bike Park

The Adventure Center is the base camp for many of Waterville’s most thrilling activities. Featuring Zipline Canopy Tours, the EuroBungy and mountain bike trails.

Golf

Jack O’Lantern Resort

Experience scenic golf on the Pemigewasset River surrounded by The White Mountains.

Waterville Valley Golf Club

This family friendly course offers a par 30 layout with three par-4 holes provides a challenging golf experience for players of all abilities.

Water Sports

Outback Kayak

Experience daily kayaking, ATV tours and paintball.

Ski Fanatics

Take a relaxing 6 or 10 mile paddle down the Pemigewasset River or an exciting kayak trip over Class II rapids.

Winter Sports

Attitash Mountain

Explore 122 trails on 505 acres of skiing and riding. Ride the longest Alpine Slide or the Nor’Easter Mountain Coaster.

Barking Brook Sled Dog Adventures, llc

Enjoy spectacular dog sledding journeys. through some of the most gorgeous areas of Northern New Hampshire.

Bretton Woods

Offering an 9 and a 18-hole championship golf course, where kids golf for free!.

Cannon Mountain

With endless experiences for your family including an Aerial Tramway to miles of hiking trails to the Flume Gorge.

Loon Mountain

Featuring New Hampshire’s longest scenic gondola skyride and The Aerial Forest Adventure Park.

Ragged Mountain

With New Hampshire’s only high-speed six pack chairlift, experience 50 trails that include 11 glades, 3 terrain parks, and miles of groomed terrain.

Tenney Mountain

Classic New England trails with good terrain and scenic views.

Waterville

Enjoy a 360-degree mountain view that surrounds 500 acres of self-contained valley. Partake in shopping, dining and activities, all within walking distance.

Sports Equipment Rentals

Plymouth Ski and Sports

Alpine and cross country skis, boots, snowboards and snowshoes. Flexible rental package options.

Ski New Hampshire

Book ski and snowboard packages, with 18 different mountains to choose from.

Ski Rentals

Best rentals anywhere. Take your ski or snowboard experience to a higher level.

New Hampshire Links

Appalachian Mountain Club

The New Hampshire Chapter is the second largest AMC chapter with over 10,000 members. Well-trained and dedicated leaders offer hundreds of trips and activities in NH each year including Biking, Hiking, Paddling, Skiing, Climbing, Trail Work, Conservation, Instruction and Programs.

Franconia Notch Chamber of Commerce

Explore The White Mountains. Stunning views, cascading waterfalls, glacier lakes, moose and bear, with a tradition of warm hospitality.

Lake Winnipesaukee Information

A guide for the lake Winnipesaukee area, including information and resources for planning an amazing family getaway.

Lincoln Woodstock Chamber of Commerce

Take a winter tour on horseback, paint pottery, go ice climbing or try an indoor rock wall. Moose tours, bicycling, fishing, swimming and hiking.

Visit the White Mountains

Witness crystal clear mountain lakes, streams for swimming, boating, and beautiful lakeside beaches.

Waterville Valley Region Chamber of Commerce

Offering some of the best trout fishing and hunting in New England. With big mountain and Nordic skiing, snowmobiling, ice fishing, snowboarding and skating.