Adventures and Activities in the White Mountains
The highest wind speed ever recorded on Earth! The oldest mica mine in the country! Ziplines, historic walking tours... There's more happening around here than you can believe-you've just got to know where to look.
Summit of Mt. Washington
Mount Washington Observatory's newest mountain top museum offers an educational winter experience, through interactive exhibits and hands-on displays that are both fun and informative for the whole family. Open whenever Mt. Washington State Park is open (mid-May through mid-October).
Phone: (603) 356-2137
Mount Washington Cruises offers Scenic Daytime and Sunset Dinner Dance Cruises on Lake Winnipesaukee, NH from late May through October. The M/S Mount Washington visits 5 ports on Lake Winnipesaukee and takes on passengers in Wolfeboro, Meredith, Center Harbor and Alton Bay on alternating days of the week with daily cruises from Weirs Beach. Sunday Champagne Brunch Cruises from Weirs Beach and Alton Bay every Sunday. The US Mailboat, Sophie C. offers Island Cruises while delivering mail to the islands on Lake Winnipesaukee, the largest and most beautiful lake in New Hampshire. It is located at the foothills of the White Mountains in New Hampshire's beautiful Lakes Region. Lake Winnipesaukee is spring fed and surrounded by mountain ranges, contains more than 240 habitable islands and covers 44,000 acres of crystal clear water.
Address: 211 Lakeside Ave, Weirs Beach 03246
Phone: (888) 843-6686
Experience the science of climate and weather at the Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center, an interactive science museum with fun exhibits for the whole family! Experience a vortex, see how air currrents form, talk to the Observatory's meteorologists on the summit of Mount Washington through a live video link, and peruse The Weather Store for home weather instruments and educational toys.
Address: 2279 White Mountain Hwy, Route 16, North Conway 03860
Phone: (800) 706-0432
Seven Birches Winery, located within the grand new Riverwalk Resort at Loon Mountain is hand-crafting classic European grape varietals and locally sourced fruits into wines of distinction. Open daily to the public for wine tasting, and "Meet the Winemakers" winery tours by reservation. The winery tasting room and gift shop is a pleasant way to spend the afternoon and try some locally-made and regionally-adored wines. The fruit may be from around the world, but the wine in our bottles is pure New Hampshire.
Address: 22 South Mountain Drive, Lincoln, NH 03251
Phone: (603) 745-7550
Enjoy a thrill of a lifetime over the majestic White Mountains on board our luxurious, climate controlled helicopters. Services include Aerial photography, sightseeing tours and special events. Call today to book your flight!
Address: 5 Airport Road Whitefield, NH 03584
Located in the 100-Acre Wood, just 4 miles north of North Conway Village. Offering a number of outdoor programs along with educational ones, promoting exercise for both the mind and body, encouraging healthy habits for youngsters and their families. A 10K trail system; open year-round, a Theater, and a Maple Sugaring operation set the backdrop for many programs and fundraising activities. All net proceeds go toward Reading Programs and Scholarships.
Address: 41 Observatory Way, Intervale, NH 03845
Phone: (603) 356-9980
The Largest Arcade in the World! Established in 1952. Over 600 games for all ages. Prize games, videos, pinballs, kiddie bumper cars & kiddie rides. 18 hole Indoor Mini-Golf. Ten pin & Candlepin Bowling. American Classic Arcade Museum. D.A. Long Tavern. 400 seat Bingo Hall. Restaurant. Group/corporate outings. Free party rooms. Monkey Trunks High Ropes & Zipline Course. Jordan’s Homemade Ice Creamery. No general admission charge. OPEN ALL YEAR.
Address: Route 3, 579 Endicott Street, off I-93 Exit 23, Weirs Beach 03246
Phone: (603) 366-4377
Discover hundreds of miles of trails and outdoor adventures at the AMC's high mountain huts and lodges. Single/multi-day guided outdoor adventures, summer and winter skills clinics, family adventure camps, and more. A wide range of accommodations, recreation, and access to meeting facilities and special programs make AMC the ideal destination for family vacations, weekend getaways, group outings, and corporate retreats.
Address: Route 16, Pinkham Notch 03581
Phone: (603) 466-2727
Come experience pristine Squam Lake in a way that is personalized to your liking. Relax aboard a 23' Sea Ray Bow-Rider. Bask in the sun or stay shaded under the boat's canopy. Zoom fast around the lake or putter along. Anchor in quiet coves or off sandy beaches, swim or jump off the boat. Be daring and jump off infamous "Jumping Rock". View wildlife, tour historic Church Island and On Golden Pond movie sites. Stroll along a boarded swamp-walk or pick native blueberries in season. Cruise at sunset, or star gaze under a full moon. This is the perfect excursion for those who'd like to rent a boat for a day or a couple of hours, but are leery of navigating Squam's shallow and rocky waterways, and don't want to have to get a boater's license. Bathroom facilities are accessible on several public islands. Our boat operators are commercially licensed and insured and have 25 years of boating experience on Squam.
Address: 859 US Route 3, Holderness NH 03245
Phone: (603) 968-3990
Nearer to Nature! The live animal exhibit trail features black bear, mountain lions, foxes, otters, raptors, and more plus new water related exhibits. Enjoy a cruise on pristine Squam Lake. Trails are open daily May 1-November 1, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Address: Route 113, I-93 Exit 24, 23 Science Center Road, Holderness 03245
Phone: (603) 968-7194
Part of the Bretton Woods Adventure Center, the year round Canopy Tour is a high-flying adventure with nine zip lines and spectacular views. In the warmer months, enjoy the great outdoors on the guided West Wall Climb or ATV Ride, plus downhill mountain biking, disc golf and scenic lift rides! Or test your skills on the indoor Slopeside Climbing Wall located inside the lofty Base Lodge.
Address: 99 Ski Area Road, Bretton Woods 03575
New Hampshire's Premier Brewery. Our ales are meticulously handcrafted using premium hops and grains from around the world to create a wide selection of award-winning brews. Each unique recipe is inspired by the characteristics of the neighboring White Mountains and local flavor. Brew tours daily, reserve online. Our ales are also available in stores throughout New England. Woodstock Inn, Station & Brewery offers 40 rooms, restaurant, two pubs, entertainment and outdoor patio (seasonal). Stunning new 170-seat function suite.
Address: 135 Main Street, North Woodstock NH 03262
Phone: (603) 745-3951
The Loon Center features loon displays, mounts, interactive exhibits and award-winning videos on loons. The non-profit Loon's Feather Gift Shop sells "all things loon and more!" The 200-acre Markus Wildlife Sanctuary on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee has two miles of walking trails that overlook a nesting pair of loons. Free Admission.
Address: 183 Lee's Mill Road, Moultonborough 03254
Phone: (603) 476-5666
White Mountains Helicopter provides scenic helicopter rides, flight instruction and aerial photography services in the White Mountains Region of NH. See spectacular scenery of the White Mountains from a new perspective... From the air!
Address: Helipad Access Road, Route 25, mile marker 18.8
Mystery NH is a fun and exciting, immersive, real-life escape room experience, located in the heart of beautiful Mount Washington Valley.
Address: 32 Mountain Valley Blvd, North Conway, NH 03860
A historic landmark with a sustainable Christmas tree farm, this 1,400 acre property features beautiful views and extensive trails, and is home of the New Hampshire Maple Experience. Maple Museum, Gift Shop, bus, school, private tours and other tours. Weddings and events on request.
Address: Route 302, 4 Christmas Lane, Bethlehem 03574
Phone: (603) 444-6228