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Grocery, Supplies, and Liquor Stores

Closest to the house, convenient store and deli. Great pizza! Also sell beer and wine, propane tank exchange, and gas.
Old Corner Store Irving
764 Presidential Hwy
Closest to the house, convenient store and deli. Great pizza! Also sell beer and wine, propane tank exchange, and gas.
A quick 16 minute drive 11.9 miles on 115AS. An old fashioned Mom and Pop's Deli with a Kick Butt Deli Menu!
YAYA's Market and Deli
A quick 16 minute drive 11.9 miles on 115AS. An old fashioned Mom and Pop's Deli with a Kick Butt Deli Menu!
A quick 12.4-mile drive west on 115 S to Twin Mountain is well stocked with basic food items and necessities as well as a hardware store and souvenirs. There is also a limited selection of alcoholic beverages.
Foster's Crossroads
21 Riverside Drive
A quick 12.4-mile drive west on 115 S to Twin Mountain is well stocked with basic food items and necessities as well as a hardware store and souvenirs. There is also a limited selection of alcoholic beverages.
About 15 minutes 9.6 miles away, near the center of town. It’s a small but well stocked supermarket.
Mac's Whitefield Market
21 Jefferson Rd
About 15 minutes 9.6 miles away, near the center of town. It’s a small but well stocked supermarket.
About 32 minutes 25.7 miles away at exit 38 towards Franconia/Sugar Hill. Small but well stocked!
7 locals recommend
Franconia Market and Deli
347 Main Street
7 locals recommend
About 32 minutes 25.7 miles away at exit 38 towards Franconia/Sugar Hill. Small but well stocked!
If you prefer to visit a larger supermarket, and don’t mind driving an additional distance, head to Shaw’s in Littleton.
Shaw's
199 Main Street
If you prefer to visit a larger supermarket, and don’t mind driving an additional distance, head to Shaw’s in Littleton.
35 minutes on 116W
Walmart
615 Meadow St
35 minutes on 116W
Main street center of town
NH Liquor & Wine Outlet
199 Main Street
Main street center of town

Parks, Mountains to hike, Waterfalls and more

The rides are always a hit with the whole family. Lots of great food to find. And pricing is very fair too. Perfect place to spend with your family, specially for kids.
Santa's Village
528 Presidential Highway
The rides are always a hit with the whole family. Lots of great food to find. And pricing is very fair too. Perfect place to spend with your family, specially for kids.
Story Land in Bartlett and Santa’s Village in Jefferson are SURE to please! Storyland is in Bartlett approximately 20-25 minutes away. Santa´s Village is in downtown Jefferson just minutes away. These parks cater to a younger crowd.
140 locals recommend
Story Land
850 New Hampshire 16
140 locals recommend
Story Land in Bartlett and Santa’s Village in Jefferson are SURE to please! Storyland is in Bartlett approximately 20-25 minutes away. Santa´s Village is in downtown Jefferson just minutes away. These parks cater to a younger crowd.
The museum is located on Route 132 (Depot St.) in Ashland village, about a half mile south of the junction of Routes 3 and 132. The museum is open free to the public from 1-4 p.m. on Saturdays in July and August.
82 locals recommend
Conway Scenic Railroad
38 Norcross Circle
82 locals recommend
The museum is located on Route 132 (Depot St.) in Ashland village, about a half mile south of the junction of Routes 3 and 132. The museum is open free to the public from 1-4 p.m. on Saturdays in July and August.
The Kancamagus Scenic Byway takes you through a path cut through the White Mountain National Forest with breathtaking views of the White Mountains, the Swift River, Sabbaday Falls, Lower Falls and Rocky Gorge.
23 locals recommend
Kancamagus Highway
23 locals recommend
The Kancamagus Scenic Byway takes you through a path cut through the White Mountain National Forest with breathtaking views of the White Mountains, the Swift River, Sabbaday Falls, Lower Falls and Rocky Gorge.
The Mount Washington summit is visited by more than quarter of a million people from all over the world each year. Hiking to the top is the most rewarding way to enjoy the spectacular scenery of White Mountains, but there are less strenuous ways to get there. Whichever method you choose, you need to come prepared.
Summit Station
The Mount Washington summit is visited by more than quarter of a million people from all over the world each year. Hiking to the top is the most rewarding way to enjoy the spectacular scenery of White Mountains, but there are less strenuous ways to get there. Whichever method you choose, you need to come prepared.
As far as waterfalls, our favorites are in Crawford Notch–heading Eastbound on 302. There's a couple right on the side of the road as you decend in Crawford Notch, but one of our top favorites is on the other side of the notch - Arethusa Falls. It takes about 2 hours total (roundtrip) to hike, and culminates with the tallest waterfall in NH. Worth the moderate hike! If you prefer something a bit easier, Ripley Falls, just before Arethusa, is a 0.5 mile trip each way, and also quite spectacular, especially in the late spring and early summer. In the North Conway area, Diana’s Baths on West Side Road is also always popular, and a very easy hike. Great spot for a dip in the cool mountain water, as well!
Crawford Notch
As far as waterfalls, our favorites are in Crawford Notch–heading Eastbound on 302. There's a couple right on the side of the road as you decend in Crawford Notch, but one of our top favorites is on the other side of the notch - Arethusa Falls. It takes about 2 hours total (roundtrip) to hike, and culminates with the tallest waterfall in NH. Worth the moderate hike! If you prefer something a bit easier, Ripley Falls, just before Arethusa, is a 0.5 mile trip each way, and also quite spectacular, especially in the late spring and early summer. In the North Conway area, Diana’s Baths on West Side Road is also always popular, and a very easy hike. Great spot for a dip in the cool mountain water, as well!
Also very close to the house, two of our favorite trails are found in the Zealand area, just a couple of miles West on 302. The Zealand Trail is mostly flat, and meanders through beaver ponds and very scenic woodland areas. It becomes steeper as you head towards the AMC “Zealand Hut,” and culminates in a small but very scenic waterfall. To get to the Zealand area, take a left at the driveway, then a left at the campground (1.3mi) and follow it to the very end, where you will find a parking area.
Zealand Trail
Also very close to the house, two of our favorite trails are found in the Zealand area, just a couple of miles West on 302. The Zealand Trail is mostly flat, and meanders through beaver ponds and very scenic woodland areas. It becomes steeper as you head towards the AMC “Zealand Hut,” and culminates in a small but very scenic waterfall. To get to the Zealand area, take a left at the driveway, then a left at the campground (1.3mi) and follow it to the very end, where you will find a parking area.
Also within easy reach of the house is Franconia Notch - you probably drove through it on your way up. Head West on 302, and at the traffic light in Twin Mountain, take a left onto Rt 3 South. Some of our favorite hikes are between the Cannon Mountain ski resort, and the town of Lincoln. -Cannon Mountain’s aerial tramway is an easy way to get to the top and soak in amazing views which on a clear day span New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont and all the way into Canada. - The flume gorge is a beautiful moss-covered gorge, with a wooden walkway that takes you around past numerous rapids and small waterfalls. - The basin is also a very easy walk, even with little ones. The river forms a “swirl” and has carved really interesting waterslide-like formations in the granite. Very cool! - There are also many other hikes here, all very well indicated with parking facilities. You can’t go wrong!
Franconia
Also within easy reach of the house is Franconia Notch - you probably drove through it on your way up. Head West on 302, and at the traffic light in Twin Mountain, take a left onto Rt 3 South. Some of our favorite hikes are between the Cannon Mountain ski resort, and the town of Lincoln. -Cannon Mountain’s aerial tramway is an easy way to get to the top and soak in amazing views which on a clear day span New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont and all the way into Canada. - The flume gorge is a beautiful moss-covered gorge, with a wooden walkway that takes you around past numerous rapids and small waterfalls. - The basin is also a very easy walk, even with little ones. The river forms a “swirl” and has carved really interesting waterslide-like formations in the granite. Very cool! - There are also many other hikes here, all very well indicated with parking facilities. You can’t go wrong!
Echo Lake Beach is a popular, freshwater swimming spot located off Route 102 on the west side of Mount Desert Island. There is a small, sandy beach and a roped off swimming area at the southern end of Echo Lake. The average summer water temperatures are 64 degrees in June, 72 degrees in July, and 73 degrees in August.
8 locals recommend
Echo Lake Beach
8 locals recommend
Echo Lake Beach is a popular, freshwater swimming spot located off Route 102 on the west side of Mount Desert Island. There is a small, sandy beach and a roped off swimming area at the southern end of Echo Lake. The average summer water temperatures are 64 degrees in June, 72 degrees in July, and 73 degrees in August.
Popular activities in the park include swimming, picnicking, mountain biking, fishing, and boating.
6 locals recommend
Forest Lake State Park
6 locals recommend
Popular activities in the park include swimming, picnicking, mountain biking, fishing, and boating.
Perched on the summit of the Northeast's highest peak, the park is surrounded by the extensive White Mountain National Forest. On a clear day, views from the 6,288-foot summit extend beyond New Hampshire as far as 130 miles to Vermont, new York, Massachusetts, Maine, Canada and the Atlantic Ocean.
Mt Washington State Park
Perched on the summit of the Northeast's highest peak, the park is surrounded by the extensive White Mountain National Forest. On a clear day, views from the 6,288-foot summit extend beyond New Hampshire as far as 130 miles to Vermont, new York, Massachusetts, Maine, Canada and the Atlantic Ocean.
Diana’s Baths on West Side Road is also always popular, and a very easy hike. Great spot for a dip in the cool mountain water, as well!
42 locals recommend
Dianas Baths
42 locals recommend
Diana’s Baths on West Side Road is also always popular, and a very easy hike. Great spot for a dip in the cool mountain water, as well!
Mount Isolation is a 25.6 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Bartlett, New Hampshire that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from May until September.
Mount Isolation
Mount Isolation is a 25.6 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Bartlett, New Hampshire that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from May until September.
The most popular waterfall of the Pinkham Notch area is the 64-foot plunge known as Glen Ellis Falls. With a fine spray of water throughout the warmer months, this waterfall attracts thousands of vacationers from all over. A short walk down a series of staircases will get your blood pumping on the way back up, but this waterfall is well worth it.
24 locals recommend
Glen Ellis Falls
24 locals recommend
The most popular waterfall of the Pinkham Notch area is the 64-foot plunge known as Glen Ellis Falls. With a fine spray of water throughout the warmer months, this waterfall attracts thousands of vacationers from all over. A short walk down a series of staircases will get your blood pumping on the way back up, but this waterfall is well worth it.
Ripley Falls is a beautiful 100-foot waterfall flowing over a smooth rock wall. The rock wall is at about a 60-degree angle, causing the rushing mountain water to maintain contact with the rock during most of its descent. There are only short, temporary periods where the water jumps away from the rock wall. Because of this, Ripley Falls, as an entire structure, is one of the steepest-angled slides in all of New England.
Ripley Falls
Ripley Falls is a beautiful 100-foot waterfall flowing over a smooth rock wall. The rock wall is at about a 60-degree angle, causing the rushing mountain water to maintain contact with the rock during most of its descent. There are only short, temporary periods where the water jumps away from the rock wall. Because of this, Ripley Falls, as an entire structure, is one of the steepest-angled slides in all of New England.
The hike up this spur of the Willey Range is fairly steep and closed in by trees. The end of this hike rewards visitors with stunning panoramic views of Crawford Notch. Goes to the ledges above the cliffs overlooking Crawford Notch.
17 locals recommend
Mount Willard
17 locals recommend
The hike up this spur of the Willey Range is fairly steep and closed in by trees. The end of this hike rewards visitors with stunning panoramic views of Crawford Notch. Goes to the ledges above the cliffs overlooking Crawford Notch.
Arethusa Falls is believed to be the tallest single-drop waterfall that is trail-accessible in New England. However, its height is of great controversy. Depending upon the source, Arethusa Falls is anywhere from 125 feet tall to "well over 200 feet in height." Several other sources believe the falls to be about 160 feet, which seems most reasonable until an official measurement is made.
8 locals recommend
Arethusa Falls
8 locals recommend
Arethusa Falls is believed to be the tallest single-drop waterfall that is trail-accessible in New England. However, its height is of great controversy. Depending upon the source, Arethusa Falls is anywhere from 125 feet tall to "well over 200 feet in height." Several other sources believe the falls to be about 160 feet, which seems most reasonable until an official measurement is made.
Firmly placed in American ski history, Cannon Mountain ski area has been attracting families and expert skiers to its slopes since the 1930s, and focuses on the skiing product first instead of resort-style development off mountain.
14 locals recommend
Cannon Mountain Ski Resort
2650 Profile Rd
14 locals recommend
Firmly placed in American ski history, Cannon Mountain ski area has been attracting families and expert skiers to its slopes since the 1930s, and focuses on the skiing product first instead of resort-style development off mountain.
The rides and museums in the park are slowest in the morning and late afternoon. Later shows and train rides are less crowded. When you buy your ticket, you must reserve a time for one Bear Show (and Circus combination).
60 locals recommend
Clark's Bears
110 Daniel Webster Highway
60 locals recommend
The rides and museums in the park are slowest in the morning and late afternoon. Later shows and train rides are less crowded. When you buy your ticket, you must reserve a time for one Bear Show (and Circus combination).
Discovered in 1808, it will leave you spellbound as you stroll the path from the main walkway through the Flume Gorge and Liberty Gorge. The Flume is a natural granite gorge extending 800 feet at the base of Mount Liberty. The total path is 2 miles in length and takes approximately 1.5 hours. You'll see towering moss-covered granite walls rising to a spectacular height of 90 feet, cascading waterfalls, historic covered bridges, glacial pools & boulders and much more.
46 locals recommend
The Flume
46 locals recommend
Discovered in 1808, it will leave you spellbound as you stroll the path from the main walkway through the Flume Gorge and Liberty Gorge. The Flume is a natural granite gorge extending 800 feet at the base of Mount Liberty. The total path is 2 miles in length and takes approximately 1.5 hours. You'll see towering moss-covered granite walls rising to a spectacular height of 90 feet, cascading waterfalls, historic covered bridges, glacial pools & boulders and much more.
Wildcat Mountain is a long ridge consisting of five subpeaks named, from north to south: Wildcat A (4422 feet) Wildcat B (4330 feet) Wildcat C (4298 feet) Wildcat D (4062 feet) and Wildcat E (4046 feet) For peakbaggers, the two that count on the New Hampshire 4000 footer list are Wildcat A and Wildcat D. The mountain provides some interesting and challenging hiking, but what it has to offer more than anything else is the spectacular view of the Presidential Range. Just a few miles to the west lies Mt. Washington, and the view from Wildcat is straight into Tuckerman Ravine and Huntington Ravine. Several other lesser New Hampshire and Maine ranges are also visible from the many lookouts along the Wildcat Ridge Trail, which is also the Appalachian Trail. Sebago Lake in Maine and the Atlantic Ocean are visible on the clearest days. The mountain is a good day hike. A loop of the ridge requires a car spot at the trail ends.
8 locals recommend
Wildcat Mountain
8 locals recommend
Wildcat Mountain is a long ridge consisting of five subpeaks named, from north to south: Wildcat A (4422 feet) Wildcat B (4330 feet) Wildcat C (4298 feet) Wildcat D (4062 feet) and Wildcat E (4046 feet) For peakbaggers, the two that count on the New Hampshire 4000 footer list are Wildcat A and Wildcat D. The mountain provides some interesting and challenging hiking, but what it has to offer more than anything else is the spectacular view of the Presidential Range. Just a few miles to the west lies Mt. Washington, and the view from Wildcat is straight into Tuckerman Ravine and Huntington Ravine. Several other lesser New Hampshire and Maine ranges are also visible from the many lookouts along the Wildcat Ridge Trail, which is also the Appalachian Trail. Sebago Lake in Maine and the Atlantic Ocean are visible on the clearest days. The mountain is a good day hike. A loop of the ridge requires a car spot at the trail ends.
Crawford Notch State Park has 5,775 acres providing access to numerous hiking trails, waterfalls, fishing, wildlife viewing, and spectacular mountain views. Crawford Notch State Park is rich in history with the famous Willey House. The campground in the park is Dry River Campground and offers 36 wooded sites.
Crawford Notch
Crawford Notch State Park has 5,775 acres providing access to numerous hiking trails, waterfalls, fishing, wildlife viewing, and spectacular mountain views. Crawford Notch State Park is rich in history with the famous Willey House. The campground in the park is Dry River Campground and offers 36 wooded sites.
The White Mountain National Forest in eastern New Hampshire and western Maine ranges from mountainous hardwood forests to majestic alpine peaks. Come experience the breathtaking scenery, clear mountain lakes and streams, wildlife, and outdoor recreation opportunities year round.
34 locals recommend
White Mountains
34 locals recommend
The White Mountain National Forest in eastern New Hampshire and western Maine ranges from mountainous hardwood forests to majestic alpine peaks. Come experience the breathtaking scenery, clear mountain lakes and streams, wildlife, and outdoor recreation opportunities year round.
The Cog is the first mountain-climbing cog railway in the world, and the only one currently operating in North America. With an average grade of 25% (some sections approach nearly 38%), it’s also the second steepest in the world! Motive power is primarily provided by a fleet of seven powerful biodiesel locomotives, each custom designed, built and maintained on site. And with a nod to its steam heritage, the railway also continues to operate a pair of century-old, coal-fired steam engines.
83 locals recommend
Mount Washington Cog Railway
3168 Base Station Road
83 locals recommend
The Cog is the first mountain-climbing cog railway in the world, and the only one currently operating in North America. With an average grade of 25% (some sections approach nearly 38%), it’s also the second steepest in the world! Motive power is primarily provided by a fleet of seven powerful biodiesel locomotives, each custom designed, built and maintained on site. And with a nod to its steam heritage, the railway also continues to operate a pair of century-old, coal-fired steam engines.
Located just 25 minutes north of North Conway, NH on scenic NH Route 16, the Mt. Washington Auto Road's unique location in Pinkham Notch provides spectacular views into the Great Gulf Wilderness and the Presidential Mountain Range as you drive yourself or take a guided tour to the summit of Mt Washington.
19 locals recommend
Mount Washington Auto Road
19 locals recommend
Located just 25 minutes north of North Conway, NH on scenic NH Route 16, the Mt. Washington Auto Road's unique location in Pinkham Notch provides spectacular views into the Great Gulf Wilderness and the Presidential Mountain Range as you drive yourself or take a guided tour to the summit of Mt Washington.
The Whale’s Tale Waterpark attractions have been thrilling customers in the White Mountains for more than 30 years. In partnership with Alpine Adventures this group represents New Hampshire’s Favorite Family Fun Destinations! Whale’s Tale is one of the most award-winning waterparks in New England. We’re the better choice for a day of family fun, from location, to value, to attractions. We provide a better day from start to finish.
51 locals recommend
Whale's Tale Waterpark
481 Daniel Webster Highway
51 locals recommend
The Whale’s Tale Waterpark attractions have been thrilling customers in the White Mountains for more than 30 years. In partnership with Alpine Adventures this group represents New Hampshire’s Favorite Family Fun Destinations! Whale’s Tale is one of the most award-winning waterparks in New England. We’re the better choice for a day of family fun, from location, to value, to attractions. We provide a better day from start to finish.
Highest peak of its namesake Twin Range, South Twin Mountain is also the eighth-highest mountain in New Hampshire according to the AMC list and the ninth-highest on the New England Hundred Highest list. The summit rocks offer long views in all directions, including the highest mountains in New Hampshire: the nearby Franconia Range to the west and southwest, and the Presidential Range off to the northeast. The view also includes the entire Pemigewassett Wilderness and the Sandwich Range beyond it. South Twin is a fairly popular day hike from the north, usually after passing over North Twin but also via the Gale River Trail to Garfield Ridge. The mountain is also commonly climbed as part of a longer hike after a night at Galehead Hut, located on a col to the west of the summit. The hut and the summit lie on the Appalachian Trail, so South Twin gets thousands of visitors each year.
South Twin Mountain
Highest peak of its namesake Twin Range, South Twin Mountain is also the eighth-highest mountain in New Hampshire according to the AMC list and the ninth-highest on the New England Hundred Highest list. The summit rocks offer long views in all directions, including the highest mountains in New Hampshire: the nearby Franconia Range to the west and southwest, and the Presidential Range off to the northeast. The view also includes the entire Pemigewassett Wilderness and the Sandwich Range beyond it. South Twin is a fairly popular day hike from the north, usually after passing over North Twin but also via the Gale River Trail to Garfield Ridge. The mountain is also commonly climbed as part of a longer hike after a night at Galehead Hut, located on a col to the west of the summit. The hut and the summit lie on the Appalachian Trail, so South Twin gets thousands of visitors each year.
Mount Jefferson is the third highest peak in New Hampshire, after its two bigger neighbors, Mount Washington to the south and Mount Adams to the northeast. Like them, it rises almost 1,000 feet above treeline, with spectacular views. It is more easily accessible (in summer) than Mount Adams, so is likely to be more crowded.
Mount Jefferson
Mount Jefferson is the third highest peak in New Hampshire, after its two bigger neighbors, Mount Washington to the south and Mount Adams to the northeast. Like them, it rises almost 1,000 feet above treeline, with spectacular views. It is more easily accessible (in summer) than Mount Adams, so is likely to be more crowded.
Mount Hale is a 4,055 foot mountain in the Twin Range in Bethlehem, New Hampshire, Grafton County in the White Mountains. The mountain is named after Reverend Edward Everett Hale. The shortest trail up to the summit of Mount Hale is the Hale Brook Trail. Mount Hale is considered one of the easiest hikes out of all the 4,000 footers. It is a short 2.2 mile hike to the summit, and a relatively straight path. This is not one of the more popular 4,000 footers because of it's very limited summit views. The summit is basically an open circle field with a big cairn (rock pile, usually a summit indicator) in the center, surrounded by trees. There is evidence of a fire tower that used to be there. Your best bet to see any views is to climb up the cairn and look out, but even then, the views are limited.
Mount Hale
Mount Hale is a 4,055 foot mountain in the Twin Range in Bethlehem, New Hampshire, Grafton County in the White Mountains. The mountain is named after Reverend Edward Everett Hale. The shortest trail up to the summit of Mount Hale is the Hale Brook Trail. Mount Hale is considered one of the easiest hikes out of all the 4,000 footers. It is a short 2.2 mile hike to the summit, and a relatively straight path. This is not one of the more popular 4,000 footers because of it's very limited summit views. The summit is basically an open circle field with a big cairn (rock pile, usually a summit indicator) in the center, surrounded by trees. There is evidence of a fire tower that used to be there. Your best bet to see any views is to climb up the cairn and look out, but even then, the views are limited.
48 locals recommend
Loon Mountain
48 locals recommend
Mount Carrigain (4,682 feet) is one of the most popular of the NH 48 due to its outstanding 360 degree views, and gorgeous ridge line trail. This 10 mile hike is worth it before you even hit the summit. A fire tower at the summit gives hikers an incredible view of nearly all of the 4000 footers. There are a few trail options that we will discuss below.
Mount Carrigain
Mount Carrigain (4,682 feet) is one of the most popular of the NH 48 due to its outstanding 360 degree views, and gorgeous ridge line trail. This 10 mile hike is worth it before you even hit the summit. A fire tower at the summit gives hikers an incredible view of nearly all of the 4000 footers. There are a few trail options that we will discuss below.
Experience the thrill of a 4,000-foot mountain with the convenience of a charming pedestrian ski village. Start your day with fresh corduroy on Tippecanoe and finish your evening with fireworks in Town Square. The village is set within a 500-acre self-contained valley and features shopping, dining, and après-ski, all just footsteps away from the resort’s lodging options. WHAT'S NEW: For the 2020/21 Season Waterville Valley Resort is excited to introduce Night Skiing off of the Poma surface lift. Night skiing will operate on most Friday & Saturday nights and holidays. Visit waterville.com for more info.
32 locals recommend
Waterville Valley Resort
1 Ski Area Road
32 locals recommend
Experience the thrill of a 4,000-foot mountain with the convenience of a charming pedestrian ski village. Start your day with fresh corduroy on Tippecanoe and finish your evening with fireworks in Town Square. The village is set within a 500-acre self-contained valley and features shopping, dining, and après-ski, all just footsteps away from the resort’s lodging options. WHAT'S NEW: For the 2020/21 Season Waterville Valley Resort is excited to introduce Night Skiing off of the Poma surface lift. Night skiing will operate on most Friday & Saturday nights and holidays. Visit waterville.com for more info.
he 4.2 mile class 2 Tuckerman Ravine Trail starts at the AMC Pinkham Notch Visitor Center (2050') and is one of the shortest, most scenic, and most popular trails to the summit used by both hikers and skiers. This well signed trail initially follows a dirt road (you will see snowcat tracks here during the winter) reaching Hermit Lake (3875') in 2.4 miles. Here you will find some shelters, a first aid cache, a ranger station, and catch your first glimpses of the Tuckerman Bowl which is a vibrant green during the summer and pure white during the winter. Head directly into the ravine and up the trail on the far (west) side where you will climb the headwall. In 1.2 miles you will reach Tuckerman Junction, an intersection of 5 trails (including one to the Lakes of the Clouds Hut). From here head north 0.6 miles to the summit complex (6288') During the snow free months, the top portion is a large class 2 rock field. Be careful during the early winter months on this route if the rocks are just iced over enough to be slippery but not enough for effective use of crampons.
Tuckerman Ravine
he 4.2 mile class 2 Tuckerman Ravine Trail starts at the AMC Pinkham Notch Visitor Center (2050') and is one of the shortest, most scenic, and most popular trails to the summit used by both hikers and skiers. This well signed trail initially follows a dirt road (you will see snowcat tracks here during the winter) reaching Hermit Lake (3875') in 2.4 miles. Here you will find some shelters, a first aid cache, a ranger station, and catch your first glimpses of the Tuckerman Bowl which is a vibrant green during the summer and pure white during the winter. Head directly into the ravine and up the trail on the far (west) side where you will climb the headwall. In 1.2 miles you will reach Tuckerman Junction, an intersection of 5 trails (including one to the Lakes of the Clouds Hut). From here head north 0.6 miles to the summit complex (6288') During the snow free months, the top portion is a large class 2 rock field. Be careful during the early winter months on this route if the rocks are just iced over enough to be slippery but not enough for effective use of crampons.
Mount Garfield Trail is a 15.4 kilometer heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Bethlehem, New Hampshire that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking. Dogs are also able to use this trail.
Mount Garfield
Mount Garfield Trail is a 15.4 kilometer heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Bethlehem, New Hampshire that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking. Dogs are also able to use this trail.
Owl's Head Trail is a 27.7 kilometer heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Lincoln, New Hampshire that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from May until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.
Owl's Head
Owl's Head Trail is a 27.7 kilometer heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Lincoln, New Hampshire that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from May until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.
Mount Eisenhower and Mount Pierce is a 13.0 kilometer moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Whitefield, New Hampshire that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and backpacking and is best used from May until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.
Mount Eisenhower
Mount Eisenhower and Mount Pierce is a 13.0 kilometer moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Whitefield, New Hampshire that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and backpacking and is best used from May until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.
Galehead Mountain via Gale River Trail is a 15.6 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Bethlehem, New Hampshire that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
Galehead Mountain
Galehead Mountain via Gale River Trail is a 15.6 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Bethlehem, New Hampshire that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
Mount Monroe Trail is a 8.7 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Mount Washington, New Hampshire that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is best used from April until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail.
Mount Monroe
Mount Monroe Trail is a 8.7 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Mount Washington, New Hampshire that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is best used from April until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail.
Cannon Mountain Trail is a 9.0 kilometer out and back trail located near Lincoln, New Hampshire that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
64 locals recommend
Cannon Mountain
64 locals recommend
Cannon Mountain Trail is a 9.0 kilometer out and back trail located near Lincoln, New Hampshire that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
Also within easy reach of the house is Franconia Notch - you probably drove through it on your way up. Head West on 302, and at the traffic light in Twin Mountain, take a left onto Rt 3 South. Some of our favorite hikes are between the Cannon Mountain ski resort, and the town of Lincoln. -Cannon Mountain’s aerial tramway is an easy way to get to the top and soak in amazing views which on a clear day span New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont and all the way into Canada. - The flume gorge is a beautiful moss-covered gorge, with a wooden walkway that takes you around past numerous rapids and small waterfalls. - The basin is also a very easy walk, even with little ones. The river forms a “swirl” and has carved really interesting waterslide-like formations in the granite. Very cool! - There are also many other hikes here, all very well indicated with parking facilities. You can’t go wrong!
42 locals recommend
Franconia Notch
42 locals recommend
Also within easy reach of the house is Franconia Notch - you probably drove through it on your way up. Head West on 302, and at the traffic light in Twin Mountain, take a left onto Rt 3 South. Some of our favorite hikes are between the Cannon Mountain ski resort, and the town of Lincoln. -Cannon Mountain’s aerial tramway is an easy way to get to the top and soak in amazing views which on a clear day span New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont and all the way into Canada. - The flume gorge is a beautiful moss-covered gorge, with a wooden walkway that takes you around past numerous rapids and small waterfalls. - The basin is also a very easy walk, even with little ones. The river forms a “swirl” and has carved really interesting waterslide-like formations in the granite. Very cool! - There are also many other hikes here, all very well indicated with parking facilities. You can’t go wrong!
AMC’s Hiker Shuttle connects the Highland Center, Pinkham Notch Visitor Center, and the towns of Lincoln and Gorham with major trails to the huts, allowing hikers to start and end their trip at different points. The stop in the town of Lincoln is coordinated with Concord Coach bus service. Hiker Shuttle runs daily for most of the full-service hut season, from early June to mid-September. The shuttle operates on weekends only from mid-September to mid-October. Reservations are strongly recommended.
10 locals recommend
AMC Highland Center at Crawford Notch
U.S. 302
10 locals recommend
AMC’s Hiker Shuttle connects the Highland Center, Pinkham Notch Visitor Center, and the towns of Lincoln and Gorham with major trails to the huts, allowing hikers to start and end their trip at different points. The stop in the town of Lincoln is coordinated with Concord Coach bus service. Hiker Shuttle runs daily for most of the full-service hut season, from early June to mid-September. The shuttle operates on weekends only from mid-September to mid-October. Reservations are strongly recommended.

Resort Activities

Attitash Ski Area also includes a fantastic zip line and array of summer activities, about 20 minutes East on 302. It hosts, currently, the tallest zipline in the US! They also have a number of other activities for adults and kids alike, and a very convenient all-day pass. Get more information at www.attitash.com
91 locals recommend
Attitash Mountain Resort
775 U.S. 302
91 locals recommend
Attitash Ski Area also includes a fantastic zip line and array of summer activities, about 20 minutes East on 302. It hosts, currently, the tallest zipline in the US! They also have a number of other activities for adults and kids alike, and a very convenient all-day pass. Get more information at www.attitash.com
Breton Woods offers a number of summer activities; you can find an up to date list on their website, at www.brettonwoods.com. Current activities include: -Canopy Tour, Scenic Lift Rides, Horseback Riding, Fly Fishing, Guided Adventures, Tennis, Golf, Archery, Mountain Biking, River Tubing and more!
53 locals recommend
Omni Mount Washington Resort
310 Mount Washington Hotel Road
53 locals recommend
Breton Woods offers a number of summer activities; you can find an up to date list on their website, at www.brettonwoods.com. Current activities include: -Canopy Tour, Scenic Lift Rides, Horseback Riding, Fly Fishing, Guided Adventures, Tennis, Golf, Archery, Mountain Biking, River Tubing and more!
Located in the heart of the White Mountains, Loon Mountain Resort is New England’s most-accessible mountain resort destination, featuring Superior Snow, Guaranteed and New Hampshire’s Biggest Skiing on 2,100 feet of vertical with 61 trails, eight tree skiing areas, a full progression of award-winning terrain parks, superpipe and halfpipe. Services and amenities include Snowsports School; Children’s Center; Adventure Center offering zipline, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating, and indoor climbing wall; day and night snow tubing; slopeside spa and accommodations. Located in Lincoln, NH, just two hours north of Boston and three miles from Exit 32 off Interstate 93. During the summer and fall, Loon features NH’s longest scenic gondola skyride, zipline, aerial forest adventure park, bungee trampoline, the areas’ largest climbing wall, Segway tours, glacial caves and mountain bike rentals and tours. Loon Mountain Resort is located in the White Mountain National Forest and operates in partnership with the USDA-Forest Service.
81 locals recommend
Loon Mountain Resort
60 Loon Mountain Road
81 locals recommend
Located in the heart of the White Mountains, Loon Mountain Resort is New England’s most-accessible mountain resort destination, featuring Superior Snow, Guaranteed and New Hampshire’s Biggest Skiing on 2,100 feet of vertical with 61 trails, eight tree skiing areas, a full progression of award-winning terrain parks, superpipe and halfpipe. Services and amenities include Snowsports School; Children’s Center; Adventure Center offering zipline, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating, and indoor climbing wall; day and night snow tubing; slopeside spa and accommodations. Located in Lincoln, NH, just two hours north of Boston and three miles from Exit 32 off Interstate 93. During the summer and fall, Loon features NH’s longest scenic gondola skyride, zipline, aerial forest adventure park, bungee trampoline, the areas’ largest climbing wall, Segway tours, glacial caves and mountain bike rentals and tours. Loon Mountain Resort is located in the White Mountain National Forest and operates in partnership with the USDA-Forest Service.

Fishing Spots

FISHING SPOTS NEAR JEFFERSON NH Forest Lake State Park, Dalton Nulhegan Basin Division, Guildhall, VT Jericho Mountain State Park, Berlin Moose Brook State Park, Gorham Maidstone State Park, Guildhall, VT Crawford Notch State Park, Hart's Location Franconia Notch State Park, Franconia Nansen Wayside Park, Milan Androscoggin Wayside Park, Errol
Jefferson
FISHING SPOTS NEAR JEFFERSON NH Forest Lake State Park, Dalton Nulhegan Basin Division, Guildhall, VT Jericho Mountain State Park, Berlin Moose Brook State Park, Gorham Maidstone State Park, Guildhall, VT Crawford Notch State Park, Hart's Location Franconia Notch State Park, Franconia Nansen Wayside Park, Milan Androscoggin Wayside Park, Errol

Food scene

Standard breakfast options and famous “build-your-own” pancake choices
61 locals recommend
Polly's Pancake Parlor
672 New Hampshire 117
61 locals recommend
Standard breakfast options and famous “build-your-own” pancake choices
Standard breakfast options and famous &homemade bread and mouthwatering pancakes
9 locals recommend
Waterwheel Breakfast and Gift House
1955 Presidential Highway
9 locals recommend
Standard breakfast options and famous &homemade bread and mouthwatering pancakes
Sunday brunch is amazing, best view if you’re headed to Conway anyway!
White Mountain Hotel & Restaurant
Sunday brunch is amazing, best view if you’re headed to Conway anyway!
Best Sunday Brunch deal around – all you can eat for under $10!
43 locals recommend
Red Fox Bar and Grille
49 New Hampshire 16
43 locals recommend
Best Sunday Brunch deal around – all you can eat for under $10!
Munroe's Family Restaurant
633 US-3
Diner Style
Standard fare
8 locals recommend
Grandma's Kitchen
187 Lancaster Road
8 locals recommend
Standard fare
Fine Dinning Reservation Required ,Single seating at 7:00pm, 5-course with multiple gourmet options.
The Notchland Inn
2 Morey Rd
Fine Dinning Reservation Required ,Single seating at 7:00pm, 5-course with multiple gourmet options.
Adair Country Inn and Restaurant
80 Guider Lane
Stickney's Restaurant
310 Mount Washington Hotel Rd
26 locals recommend
Rosa Flamingos
2312 Main Street
26 locals recommend
79 locals recommend
Schilling Beer Co.
18 Mill Street
79 locals recommend
Premier dining experience in the White Mountians. Located in the scenic White Mountains of New Hampshire, a trip on the Cafe Lafayette Dinner Train offers something totally different and we promise that you will enjoy a memorable dining experience. Featuring a two hour train ride complete with a 5 course dinner aboard 1950's restored vintage rail cars, the Cafe Lafayette Dinner Train is a dining experience of a lifetime.
17 locals recommend
Cafe Lafayette Dinner Train
3 Crossing at Riverplace
17 locals recommend
Premier dining experience in the White Mountians. Located in the scenic White Mountains of New Hampshire, a trip on the Cafe Lafayette Dinner Train offers something totally different and we promise that you will enjoy a memorable dining experience. Featuring a two hour train ride complete with a 5 course dinner aboard 1950's restored vintage rail cars, the Cafe Lafayette Dinner Train is a dining experience of a lifetime.