Franconia Notch State Park, located in the heart of the White Mountain National Forest, spans an eight-mile portion of Interstate 93 with the Flume Go...
The Kancamagus Highway The Kancamagus Highway is a portion of NH Route 112 spanning east to west from Lincoln to Conway. The 34.5-mile drive is a rec...
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White Mountains Foliage Drive 10/11/18 With Columbus Day Weekend in the rearview mirror, we look to areas such as Conway and the Lakes Region...
Castle in the Clouds provides anywhere from one hour to a full day of enriching activities for all ages. It is home to Lucknow, an Arts and Crafts-style 16-room mansion built in the Ossipee Mountains in 1914. The 135-acre estate provides one of the most stunning views of New Hampshire’s largest la...
Address: 455 Old Mountain Rd, Route 171 Moultonborough, NH 03254
Phone: (603) 476-5900
Located in Franconia Notch State Park. A well marked/traveled trail to a pristine mountain lake with great views of the Franconia Ridge. Park at Lafayette Campground parking area off I-93 south. Trail starts at the left side of the parking lot. Follow the yellow blazed Lonesome Lake Trail. After a ...
Explore one of New Hampshire’s premier outdoor experiences, offering 9 granite caves, 7 family-friendly attractions, 5 guided rock-climbing routes, our Animal Parc with unique species, and 1 Via Ferrata—an iron climbing feature spanning over 170 feet. Welcoming and fun for kids, adventurous for ...
Address: Off I-93, Exit 26, 705 Route 25, Rumney 03266
Phone: (603) 536-1888
In the White Mountains the NH State Parks range from 6,440-acre Franconia Notch State Park to the highest State Park in the East, Mount Washington State Park. These parks' diversity means that visitors and residents alike can enjoy endless recreational opportunities, from hiking to swimming, mou...
The White Mountains have long been known for natural splendor, cultural richness, historical charm and stimulating recreation-as well as some of the most beautiful scenery in the eastern United States. The White Mountains Trail, designated a National Scenic Byway, encompasses all these aspects over ...
An assortment of shops offering gifts, apparel, souvenirs, jewelry, books, toys, candles, and more. Adjacent to numerous restaurants, ice arena, bike rentals, pond and beach, excellent hiking, snowshoe trails, and Nordic Center.
Address: 6 Village Road, Waterville Valley NH 03215
Phone: (603) 236-8175
On the summit of Mt. Prospect in Lancaster is the summer estate of John Wingate Weeks, the U.S. Congressman who led the charge to establish the Weeks Act of 1911 to create our National Forest system. The hiking trails provide year-round activity for all ages and the first Scenic & Cultural Byway in ...
Address: 200 Weeks State Park Road, Lancaster 03584
Phone: (603) 788-4004
Located in the White Mountains, clean and comfy. 7 rooms w/pvivate baths, WiFi, 40" Cable/Smart TV's. Shared family rooms and kitchenette w/coffee/tea-store, chill, reheat food. On snowmobile trail, skiing, hiking, Mt. Washington, golf, more. Book online!
Address: 222 US-3, Twin Mountain, NH 03595
Pet friendly & clean, on the Ammonoosuc River. WiFi, inground pool, by Cog, Mount Washington, Notches, the Kanc, fishing, hiking, golfing, biking, and attractions. Full hookup (50/30/20 am). RV sites, River & tent sites, Roadside cabins. Book online!
Address: 373 Route 302 W., Twin Mountain 03595
Where you stay should be just as memorable as where you visit. Welcome to Attitash Mountain Village, at the base of Attitash Ski Area. Choose from Trip Advisor Awarded Hotel, Suites and Slope side Lodging. Hiking, Saco beach, sleigh rides, XC skiing and mountain bike trails on resort, including 3 po...
Address: 1 River Run Drive, Bartlett, NH 03812
Accommodating staff with family atmosphere with classic breakfast. Clean and updated inn rooms and cottages. Near Story Land, North Conway, hiking, and skiing. Outdoor pool, playground, hot tub, dog-friendly cottages. Best combination of quality and price.
Address: 1477 Main St, 1477 Crawford Notch Rd, Bartlett NH 03812
Phone: (603) 374-2353
The Best Western White Mountain Inn is an outdoor enthusiast's dream! Located in Franconia, this New Hampshire hotel proudly offers the best in customer service and amenities at an affordable rate. Guests staying at this Franconia inn will be a short distance from Franconia State Park, Cannon Mo...
Address: 87 Wallace Hill Rd, Franconia NH 03580
Phone: (603) 823-7422
Camping on the Saco River in the Heart of the White Mountains! Wooded, secluded, Riverfront tenting, cabins, yurts, small RV's, modern & clean bath house, pet friendly, close to area hiking and attractions.
Address: 1138 US Route 302, Hart's Location, NH 03812
Phone: (603) 374-2779
Historic, elegant inn located in North Conway Village with 250 rooms. Many include fireplace, kitchen and spa tubs. Tennis, exercise facilities, restaurant, pool, and hiking trails on premises.
Address: 2760 White Mountain Highway North Conway NH 03860
Experience the best value in the White Mountains! Nearby to: Cannon, Loon, Bretton Woods. Golfing, Hiking, Snowmobiling, Attractions like Santa's Village, Storyland, Whales Tale, etc. Free Continental breakfast, WiFi, Flat screen TV's, and pet-friendly room options. Close to restaurants and ...
Address: 335 Cottage St Littleton NH 03561
Phone: (603) 444-3971
Clean rooms, excellent service. Directly across the street from Santa's Village in the heart of the White Mountains. Snowmobile from your room to Corridor 5. Close to many hiking trails. Rates: $105 d.o.
Address: 537 Presidential Highway, Jefferson NH 03583
Phone: (603) 586-4449
Modern motel with breathtaking views, picnic area, AC, TV, coffee, pool, game room, sundeck; near hiking, biking, golfing, birding, and skiing. Internet, relaxation. Non-smoking, kid-free, no pets. Welcome home.
Address: Four Seasons Motor Inn, 512 U.S. 3, Carroll NH 03595
Phone: (603) 846-5708
The Franconia Inn has been welcoming guests since 1863. Situated on 107 acres in picturesque Easton Valley, our spacious Inn affords breathtaking views of Mount Lafayette, Franconia Notch, and the Kinsman Range in New Hampshire's White Mountains. The convenient location provides easy accessibili...
Address: 1172 Easton Rd, Franconia NH 03580
Phone: (603) 823-5542
Spacious Rooms, Studios and Suites. Complimentary use of 5000 square foot water park, breakfast, WiFi, Fitness & Business Center. Walking distance to Tax-Free outlet shops and dining. Story Land, hiking and skiing nearby.
Address: 1788 White Mountain Hwy North Conway NH 03860
Phone: (603) 356-7736
On the Kancamagus Highway, 1.5 miles from Route 16. Minutes to Conway. Borders Albany Town Forest hiking trails by the Swift River. Quiet rooms, private baths, incl. continental brkfst. $89-$139.
Address: 1316 Kancamagus Hwy, Albany NH 03818
Phone: (603) 447-2332
Your hosts provide itineraries to point the way around the scenic rural towns and spectacular mountain views. Sitting on the shores of the Ammonoosuc River you can step from your site, right into the river to try your hand at catching a rainbow trout. Hikers can head for Franconia Notch, Crawford No...
Address: 2154 U.S. 302, Lisbon NH 03585
Phone: (603) 838-5525
Spectacular vacation enjoyment in the White Mountains' scenic Franconia Notch. Nearby hiking, skiing, golf, etc. A great location and family getaway! Affordable, non-smoking accommodations with full kitchens. Minutes from area attractions and outdoor activities.
Address: Mittersill Alpine Resort, 193 Mittersill Rd, Franconia NH 03580
Phone: (603) 823-5511
Spacious wooded, brook and pond sites. Reservations suggested. All modern. Dump station, rec barn, playground, hiking, heated pool. WiFi, CTV, cabins. Rate: $54; full hook-ups extra, 2 adults and 3 children.
Address: 96 Batchelder Brook Rd, Warren NH 03279
Phone: (603) 764-5294
Our 32-room inn is a cozy oasis to relax and unwind after a hearty day of skiing, hiking, biking, sightseeing, and other nearby activities. Breakfast and afternoon wine and cheese included with stay.
Address: 70 Packard's Rd, Waterville Valley, NH 03215
NH's magical seacoast -- nationally acclaimed theatre and music, biking, hiking, fishing, sailing, whale watching, bird watching, sunset cruises, walking tours, historic sites and more. Visit our website for all there is to do on NH's seacoast.
Address: 500 Market Street, Portsmouth NH 03802
Phone: (603) 610-5510
Opened in the fall of 2018, the Glen House Hotel is your four season destination, located at the base of Mount Washington. Inspired by the past and designed for the future, this nearly 100% energy-efficient hotel is simplistic in design, yet offers incredible modern amenities. With classic New Engla...
Address: 979 NH-16, Gorham, NH 03581
Ideally located on Paugus Bay of Lake Winnipesaukee, 500+ feet of sandy beach, indoor & outdoor pools, whirlpool, suana, spa, beach bar and grill. Minutes from shopping, dining, hiking, and skiing.
Address: 76 Lake St, Laconia, NH 03246
The Top Notch Inn is in the center of it all in Gorham, NH! You'll find us nestled between Story Land and Santa's Village. Enjoy world class hiking, road/mountain biking, and breath-taking views of the Presidential Range including Mt. Washington; all within a short driving distance! Wake up ...
Address: 265 Main St, Gorham NH 03581
Phone: (603) 466-5496
A resort for all seasons. Deluxe accommodations with spectacular views. Free continental breakfast, dining, tavern, fitness center, outdoor pool and Jacuzzi, firepit, golf, hiking. Packages available. AAA♦♦♦.
Address: 87 Fairway Dr, North Conway, NH 03860
Phone: (603) 356-7100
Date: January 4th, 2019
Happy New Year from the White Mountains! By now you have probably made your New Year’s resolutions…some of you may have already broken them. There is always room for self-improvement and we propose that you add one, two, or all of these resolutions to your list for 2019. If nothing else, just resolve to come to the White Mountains this year, get outside, and explore.
Date: November 19th, 2018
Naughty or nice, everyone on your list deserves a gift from the White Mountains! From delicious confections, to unique NH made gifts, to clothing, books, and wine, there is something for the most specialized tastes. Whether you have just begun your holiday shopping, or are looking for something to put under your own tree, come explore these fun shops in the White Mountains and light up that special someone’s holiday season.
Date: September 28th, 2018
No matter which region of the White Mountains you travel this fall, you will be surrounded by incredible foliage. However, sometimes it’s best to spend a few extra minutes taking the leisurely route that is off the beaten path. You may discover a town you’ve never heard of, or a road you’ve never driven. Grab a map, and your camera, and check out these 5 scenic routes on your hunt for fall foliage.
Date: July 27th, 2018
There is still a lot of summer left and we know that you have a bucket list of fun and adventure you still need to complete. A trip to the White Mountains is sure to be on your list, and we have some great suggestions that you do not want to miss. Get your pen out and start marking some checks in those boxes!
Date: March 23rd, 2018
The White Mountains region is steeped in history and is one of the reasons families visit year after year. We want to share with our visitors some historic milestones that are coming up in 2018 for some of the area’s Attractions, lodging properties, and shops. Come celebrate with us!
Date: November 15th, 2017
It’s that time of year, again! The ski resorts are making snow, Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and Christmas music can be heard on the radio. Have you started your holiday shopping? From locally made products, to clothes, and everyhing in between, it’s easy to take care of everyone on your list here in the White Mountains.
Date: October 5th, 2017
We can’t think of a better way to get the most bang out of your foliage buck, than to hike up a mountain and see the autumn world below you. October is the perfect time to hike in the White Mountains as the air is cooler, there isn’t as much foot traffic as in the summer, and the pay-off at the top is incomparable. These five foliage hikes will convince you to slap on those hiking boots, grab a camera, and get outside!
Date: October 2nd, 2017
Taking a drive through the White Mountains will send you down beautiful scenic roads and byways, historic landmarks, iconic attractions, and mountain views that are beyond compare. There are also many small towns and villages that you may have driven through on your way to somewhere else, or that may have been slightly out of the way so you didn’t even give them a second thought. Here are five of our favorites that are worth getting to know.
Date: September 26th, 2017
There’s nothing more serene and picturesque than a pond or lake in the fall in the White Mountains. If you’re interested in taking in an autumn canoe or kayak ride, or just want to sit on the banks, soak it all in, and get some amazing photos, we have 10 of the best places to see the fall foliage by water in the White Mountains.
Date: September 5th, 2017
The kids are back at school and the night time temperatures are starting to cool down, but summer is not over yet! Fall is just around the corner, and now is the PERFECT time to get away to the White Mountains. Many of our attractions and businesses are open midweek, and the usual crowds have come and gone. Soak up every last bit of summer right here in the White Mountains.
Date: August 16th, 2017
It's amazing to think that in the middle of the White Mountains, there are so many beautiful lakes! And there is something very special about spending a hot summer day swimming, fishing, kayaking, stand up paddleboarding, or just taking in the scenery from one of these pristine bodies of water. Come cool off, relax, and enjoy some of our favorite places to pass the time away.
Date: July 18th, 2017
We’ve compiled a list of great family-friendly hikes in the White Mountains. This is just a handful of hiking trails in the White Mountains, and it is a helpful start when planning your next family hike. Don’t forget to bring water, a picnic lunch, and your camera!
Date: June 14th, 2017
The White Mountains are known for their breathtaking views as well as their stunning waterfalls. There are hundreds of waterfalls in the White Mountains; some are right off the road, and others are a short hike in the woods. In the summer, (especialy after a good rain storm), these awe-inspiring beauties show off their full potential. To get the most bang for your viewing buck, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 tallest waterfalls in the White Mountains that you just have to see to believe. Which ones are your favorite?
Date: April 21st, 2017
Spring is one of New Hampshire’s most vibrant seasons. As the White Mountains shed their white layer of snow, to reveal… brilliant white granite, the region’s wooded mountainsides and farmlands get greener by the minute.
Date: October 6th, 2016
Autumn in the White Mountains is a festive explosion of colors that burst across our mountain landscapes and here are 10 ways to experience the White Mountains in the fall.
Date: September 11th, 2018
TAMWORTH VILLAGE, NH, SEPTEMBER 11, 2018 — On Saturday, September 22, Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm in Tamworth Village marks the change of seasons with its 14th Annual Harvest Festival. Beginning at 11 a.m. and continuing until 3 p.m., this signature event celebrates New England agricultural life and rural practices, crafts, trades, traditions and pastimes that have been passed down through generations.
Date: July 31st, 2018
North Conway, NH – While fall doesn’t officially arrive until later in September, after Labor Day weekend has come and gone, it feels like autumn is in the air in Mt Washington Valley, NH. We start looking forward to colorful New Hampshire fall foliage and cooler temps. September also brings several annual events and fundraisers with decades-long legacies, which when combined have raised well over a million dollars for non-profits in and around the Valley. For forty-two years, the Championships of Mud Football have ushered in fall, and for 21 years hikers have raised funds in the Jen’s Friends Climb Against Cancer. Bark in the Park has delighted dog owners for more than two decades, But the Muster in the Mountains has attracted history buffs to the Mt Washington Auto Road and the White Mountains for even longer – since the 1970s! And Back to School Sidewalk Sales and the annual Fall Festival at Settlers Green have attracted visitors to Mt Washington Valley for over a decade too.
Date: July 5th, 2018
Pinkham Notch, NH— Saturday, June 30th brought clear skies and warm weather to the summit of Mount Washington—perfect conditions for one of the Granite State’s premier ATV events. The third-annual New Hampshire ATV Day, more formally known as the Gerry Pomerleau Memorial Ride, was held on the legendary Mt. Washington Auto Road, with 1,200 ATVs making their journey to the Northeast’s highest peak at 6,288 feet.
Date: June 6th, 2018
North Conway, NH – Throughout the spring and summer months, Mt Washington Valley welcomes thousands of families with plenty of incentives to visit this scenic corner of the White Mountains. Surrounded by 770,000 acres of White Mountain National Forest, the hiking, biking, waterfall tours, nature walks, scenic drives, rivers and valley vistas attract those who love the outdoors. And with more than 150 lodging properties, 75 restaurants, dozens of family attractions and more than 200 tax-free shops, boutiques and outlets, there’s plenty of reasons to plan a vacation in the Valley. Add in a full calendar of family-oriented and adventure sports festivals, and there’s even more of a reason to plan at least one visit to the Valley in the next few months.
Date: May 11th, 2018
Pinkham Notch, NH — Just six weeks ago the Mt. Washington Auto Road was fully covered in snow, and it’s fleet of SnowCoaches were taking passengers above treeline in winter conditions. Since then, the road crew has been working full time with plows and heavy machinery to clear the Auto Road and prepare it for customers to drive themselves as soon as Mother Nature would allow. This year, She was kind to us with warm spring weather, although She threw in a few late-season snowstorms on the mountain just to keep things interesting.
Date: May 2nd, 2018
North Conway, NH – Once again, North Conway has captured the attention of the local experts at USA TODAY’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Awards. North Conway is presently in the running for Best Small Town for Adventure. Voting continues until May 14, 2018, and votes can be cast daily during that period. This is the second time in the past six months North Conway has been nominated for a 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Award. Last November, North Conway was nominated as the Best Ski Town , and ended up being voted the #1 Ski Town in North America. The Mt Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce’s goal is to attain the same rating for the summertime adventure available not only in North Conway, but regionally in Mt Washington Valley, NH.
Date: February 22nd, 2018
Pinkham Notch, NH—The second-annual Great Glen Trails Winter Charity Day is an event which celebrates active lives, and promotes the spirit of giving. We invite you to make a donation to the charity of your choice, and then join us on Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm for a full day of fun—come ski and snowshoe on our scenic trail system, take some runs on our tubing hill, enjoy a catered lunch, and take an exciting ride on the Mt. Washington SnowCoach. Or, simply join us in our cozy lodge for board games, good food and a fun-filled day with friends, both new and old.
Date: January 24th, 2017
Half a century since the last Glen House stood on this site, the family-owned Mount Washington Summit Road Company (MWSRC) which has owned and operated the Mt. Washington Auto Road since 1906, intends to have the fifth iteration of the hotel open by May 2018.
Date: May 12th, 2016
NORTH WOODSTOCK, NH - From the top of Mount Washington to the underground worlds of Polar Caves Park and Lost River Gorge, many of New Hampshire's White Mountains Attractions are set to open their doors for the summer.This popular New England region has been a vacation destination for generations of visitors, where trips to Story Land, Clark...
Date: June 17th, 2015
Pinkham Notch, NH - Wildcat Mountain will open its summer season on Saturday, June 20 offering two major state attractions including the ZipRider zip-line cable ride and the Wildcat Express, the highest scenic gondola in the state. On Father's Day, Sunday, June 21, Wildcat will invite all dads to enjoy the Wildcat Express for free, with purchas...
Castle in the Clouds has teamed up with the Moultonborough Recreation Department for an event not to be missed!
Bring your family and friends to celebrate the first day of winter by enjoying a nighttime stroll through the woods on the Shannon Pond Trail at Castle in the Clouds! This hike is self-guided so you can walk at your leisure and even do the trail more than once if you like. The trail will be marked with lighted mason jars but it is recommended that you bring headlamps or flashlights to help you find your way. Reservations are not required.
Prepare for the Trail
The proposed hiking trail is easy, family friendly and less than a mile. Dress appropriately for the weather. Wear warm, winter hiking boots or if there is snow on the ground feel free to bring your snowshoes if you have them, for this fun adventure! Feel free to bring a flashlight or headlamp as it will be dark on the property. This is a great way to get the family out for some good old fresh air!
Stay for Treats!
After the hike warm up by a fire pit and enjoy hot cocoa, and goodies, compliments of Castle in the Clouds and the Moultonborough Recreation Department. We are also planning on bringing a telescope to the field to get an up close and personal look at the moon and stars, feel free to bring your own if you’d like!
Seasoned hikers Lori and Mike Innes share the photos and stories behind their adventures hiking New Hampshire's 48 4000+ foot peaks during the harsh winters of the White Mountains.
Accomplished hikers Lori and Mike Innes share their stories and photos of their adventures hiking Vermont's long distance trail.
BETHLEHEM, N.H.-The Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests will lead an exploration of the history of hiking in the White Mountains with a presentation of “White Mountain Hiking History” on Feb. 3. The free program is open to the public and is part of the annual winter Bretzfelder Park Family Educational Series. It will begin at 7 p.m. at Bretzfelder Park. Local hiking columnist and author Mike Dickerman of Littleton presents his program based on the Museum of the White Mountains exhibit that he is co-curating this year with Steve Smith of Lincoln. The exhibit celebrates the legacy of "Trail Clubs in the White Mountains", from their origins in the latter half of the 1800s to the present. Owned by the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests (www.forestsociety.org), Bretzfelder Park is managed in cooperation with the town of Bethlehem. The Park, bequeathed to the Forest Society in 1984 by Helen Bretzfelder in memory of her father, Charles, houses a classroom, educational trails, a pond, and several picnic sites. Two series of educational programs are held there each year, in February and August. The Bretzfelder Park Family Educational Series continues Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. with a presentation by Ben Moss, Astronomy teacher at the White Mountain School and board member of the Northeast Kingdom Astronomy Foundation about “What is New in Astronomy”.
Think you have what it takes to summit Mt. Lafayette? Come compete in a game that combines life-size Candy Land and hiking safety. The first one to the 'summit" wins the game!
The field at the base of the Auto Road will host the after-party for the Mount Washington Observatory’s Seek the Peak hiking fundraiser.
With guest speaker Ruth Innes
Ruth shares her stories and photos of hiking and life in the White Mountains
Picture this…being in just the right spot at just the right time, camera in hand, with one of nature's most magnificent scenes laid out before you…sound like a photographer's dream, right? Well, the Mt. Washington Auto Road can now make that dream come true! During our summer season an exclusive series of Guided Photography Tours, led by renowned photographer Ernie Mills, is now being offered on the slopes and summit of the Northeast's highest Peak as well as other spectacular spots in Pinkham Notch.
Tours are 3 hours in length and are being offered every Friday. Choose from either a Sunrise, Day time or Sunset tour. Specific appointments on other days of the week are available upon request. The daytime tour typically involves optional hikes into the Alpine Garden about 3 miles round trip from the Auto Road. The Alpine Garden visit may not be suited to all guests due to the medium level of rocky hiking.Price: 12-17 yrs old $100, 18 and up $150 (not recommended for children under 12 years old) Box lunches are included from the Glen View Café for daytime and evening tours. Or after your sunrise tour enjoy breakfast in the Glen View Café.
With Guest Speakers Lori and Mike Innes: Experienced distance hikers Mike and Lori share photos and stories of their many thru hikes, including the Appalachian Trail and the Long Trail. They'll share their tips and tricks for success in backpacking, and highlight some of their favorite places.
Guest speakers Mike and Lori Innes, avid hikers who are part of a very select few to have completed "The Grid", are back for another engaging presentation. They'll share photos and stories of their adventures checking off the list of NH's 48 4,000 footers in the rugged winter months.
Featuring Guest Speakers Lori and Mike Innes
Mike and Lori Innes, avid hikers who are part of a very select few to have completed "The Grid", are back for another engaging presentation! Tonight they will share photos and stories of their adventures checking off the list of NH's 48 4,000 + footers in the rugged winter months.
Accomplished hikers Lori and Mike Innes share their stories and photos of their adventures hiking NH's 4000 footers.
Looking for an unforgettable experience? Join us for a Guided Backcountry Snowshoe Tour under the Full Moon at Alpine Adventures.
We'll start at our headquarters in Lincoln, get everyone geared up and ready to go. Then it's into the van to head out to our 300 acre playground filled with zip lines, off-road trails, and hiking & snowshoe trails. At the land we'll jump into a Pinzgauer (an Austrian made Swiss Army troop transport vehicle) to head up the mountain. These 6-wheel drive off-road machines are chained up during the winter months to get us up to the trails. Once at the drop off point the fun begins as you'll trek to the summit, along the way you'll learn unique features about our land. The tour ends at our custom built tree house where you'll enjoy a fire and a cup of hot cocoa!
Imagine, guests stepping in to the Omni Mount Washington Resort in its Golden Era heyday. Jazz Age music echoes through the halls, ladies stroll the Veranda, and rebellion of the Prohibition is in the air. We are looking forward to welcoming guests as they join us in a weekend celebrating the Jazz Age Era in true style. Taste exquisite, award-winning cuisine during themed meals, take a dance class, join us for a Jazz Picnic on the lawn, enjoy historic tours of the Grand Dame and lectures about the Grand Hotels of the Granite State, have high tea (or a more forbidden party in The Cave- once a Prohibition Era Speakeasy!). Friday evening starts with a welcome reception, with opportunities to buy or rent costumes for the weekend, get their photo taken by a vintage photographer, purchase a treat from cigarette girls wandering the Great Hall, hear the “Opening Season” clock chime, and sip favorite cocktails. Saturday brings a gourmet breakfast, before immersing guests in a selection of fun workshops and classes- from etiquette, floral arranging, and Jazz Era dancing, to monetary conference lectures, whiskey tastings, and billiards rooms, to more modern experiences like yoga, hiking, and Zumba before lunch. Step back in time to the Golden Era, and enjoy an afternoon of picnicking among sweet notes of jazz, lively performances, and more on our expansive lawn. The highlight of the day whisks guests to Jay & Daisy’s Roaring Twenties in a Great Gatsby-themed dinner complete with bubbles that would secure any flower’s affection, Oysters Rockefeller, and of course, twelve lemon cakes. Guests are encourage to show off their new talents and knowledge, at a little party that never killed nobody! The weekend wraps with breakfast and a send off fit for our Grand Hotel royalty, Princess Carolyn, with the hopes our guests will join us again next year for another magical weekend!
Allan Crabtree has been hiking the hills and mountains of NH and Maine all his life. Join Allen for his stories and photos of his adventures hiking as a senior, complete with his hiking tips and outinfs for seniors in Western Maine and the White Mountains.
Get a fun, beautiful evening hiking experience, with a low-key effort. We will brave the cold and darkness together and enjoy the stillness of the forest at night. With headlamps and snowshoes, we'll board the Tiger Chair to ascend, and traverse the ridge on foot! A great way to kick off your evening and an excellent wintry workout!
Meet at the Outdoor Center at 6pm.
Pricing includes snowshoe rentals and headlight
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Dress warm!
Call 603-293-4341 ext 192 for more information.
The Climb Against Cancer has become symbolic of the hurdles that cancer patients, survivors, and their families must overcome to win the battle against cancer. Many people participate by hiking or sponsoring a hiker to celebrate survivorship; others come to commemorate the lives of those who lost the battle with cancer. And still others hike to raise money for their friends and neighbors who are being helped by Jen’s Friends. The hike up and down the slopes of Cranmore Mountain is approximately three miles. Participants may choose to hike the entire or partial route. Those who hike to the top of the mountain will be entertained with live performances by local singers and dancers and wonderful views. Snacks and water are also provided. After the hike, participants are treated to lunch and more live entertainment. Awards and prizes are also given out to the teams and individuals who raised the most money. This fundraiser benefits Jen’s Friends, an organization dedicated to providing supplemental financial assistance and other resources to cancer patients and their families who are uninsured, underinsured, or financially challenged. Learn how to participate or sponsor a hiker at http://jensfriends.org/wordpress/jens-friends-climb-against-cancer/.
Featured Speaker Autor Carey Kish
Carey Kish is a veteran hiker, outdoors, and travel writer, photographer, Registered Maine Guide, and certified funmeister. Kish has completed some two-dozen long distance trails in the US, Canada, and Europe, and is the author of several Maine hiking guides including AMC's Maine Mountain Guide. His presentation highlights the best of the many outstanding mountain hikes available around Maine.
Join us on April 7-8, 2018 for our 9th annual Murder Mystery Weekend in the Western White Mountains. This year, our theme is “The Dead Man’s Hand,” where a poker game ends in cold-blooded murder. Channel the likes of Scooby Doo, Gibbs and the rest of the NCIS team, and Sherlock Holmes and solve the crime of the century!
“During the weekly poker game in the back room of a local building the winning player leaves early. Several players are angry that they ‘didn’t have a chance to win their money back’ and suggest there might have been some cheating. An hour after the game breaks up flashing police lights surround the body of the early winner near his lodging. Beside the body are the cards from his winning hand. Who killed the unlucky winner? Was it a poor loser, an angry wife, the bookmaker, the loan shark, the “dame” who runs the illegal poker game, or did someone else have a motive?”
The annual Murder Mystery Weekend starts Saturday morning at Jean’s Playhouse where you will be introduced to all the characters, played by six local community members in costume, and handed a clue book and town map. The clue book and town map will provide you with some necessary information, like where to search for clues.
You’ll have all day Saturday to run around town searching for clues and interviewing suspects. There are over 20 different clues so bring your notepad and sleuthing hat! Don’t forget to visit the crime scene. If you have some lingering questions, you can mingle with all the suspects at the optional dinner event Saturday evening at the Indian Head Resort.
On Sunday morning, you’ll head back to Jean’s Playhouse for the reveal of the coroner’s report and death certificate. While the event is entirely free to play, you’ll have to pay $10 for an arrest warrant. The grand prize winner will win a weekend package in the Western White Mountains for use during the summer months. Additional names will be pulled from a hat for raffle prizes. All proceeds from the event are donated to the Western White Mountains Chamber of Commerce.
Once the suspect is revealed, the local police will show up and take him or her away in handcuffs! Last year over 200 people played the game, and we look forward to having much more this year! Our Annual Murder Mystery Weekend is the perfect excuse to visit Lincoln-Woodstock for the weekend. You’re guaranteed to have tons of fun!
There are lots of great places to stay for all budgets. The Woodstock Inn in North Woodstock is always a favorite with 39 guestrooms in five historic buildings in town, you have tons of great options. If you’re looking modern suites with views of the mountain, the Mountain Club on Loon is perfect for families needing a little more room. The Indian Head Resort has an outdoor heated pool and spa, game, and modern rooms just minutes from town.
Running around town searching for clues will certainly work up an appetite. You’re not going to want to miss the suspect dinner on Saturday night that starts at 6pm at the Indian Head Resort. With a delicious full buffet, you can fill your belly while mingling with the suspects and trying to find new clues. The Woodstock Inn Station and Brewery serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner seven days a week. Pair a delicious meal with a homebrewed craft beer on the patio. The Common Man is a local favorite since 1985. You’ll find plenty of American dishes, like prime rib, baked mac n’ cheese, and more, on the menu. Cozy up next to the fireplace with some parlor games for even more fun. Don’t forget about Gordi’s Fish and Steak. The menu is filled with all your hearty favorites.
The Western White Mountains offers tons of great indoor and outdoor activities for the whole family to enjoy year-round. Enjoy a morning yoga class at Live a Little Fitness in Lincoln or let the kids burn off some serious energy on their Beam Play Zone. Go hiking on one of the numerous hiking trails in the area. The Lincoln Woods Trail is a picturesque riverside trail perfect for families with young kids or adults looking to take a short stroll in the woods. Alpine Adventures offers year-round fun on their three ziplines and off-roading experience on Barron Mountain in Woodstock.
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Visit the Western White Mountains during our 9th Annual Murder Mystery Weekend and see if you can solve the crime. Lincon-Woodstock has an abundance of excellent restaurants, bars, shopping, and hotels for the whole family. Come experience a local tradition and fall in love with our mountainside community.
The following Businesses are members of the White Mountains Attractions Association:
PACKAGE DETAILS: Luxurious accommodations, fresh flowers delivered to room at turndown on night of arrival, champagne and keepsake flutes delivered to room at turndown on night of arrival, daily full American breakfast for each registered guest, dinner for each registered guest at hotel restaurant of choice, and one private carriage or sleigh ride per stay (rides are weather permitting).
Experience romance, New Hampshire style. Enjoy luxurious accommodations complete with dinner, champagne, a sleigh or carriage ride, and breakfast.
Address: 310 Mt Washington Hotel Rd, Bretton Woods, NH 03575
Phone: (603) 278-1000
Two nights lodging in one of our individually decorated spacious rooms, A full country inn breakfast each morning and a casually elegant dinner each evening, plus a bottle of chilled champagne waiting in your room on your arrival date! Only $269.00*
Address: 1172 Easton Road, Franconia, NH 03580
Phone: (800) 473-5299
As a thank you for your service, Residence Inn North Conway offers special rates to qualified government employees and military personnel. Along with huge savings from our special offers, guests can enjoy complimentary amenities like hot and cold breakfast buffets each morning, high-speed Internet access and more.
Address: 1801 White Mountain Hwy, North Conway NH 03860
Phone: (603) 356-3024
Take advantage of your AAA/CAA membership during your stay at our Mt. Washington hotel. Save on everything from room rates to spa treatments and more!
Address: 1801 White Mountain Hwy, North Conway NH 03860
Phone: (603) 356-3024
Check our website for dates to make plans now to bring your group of friends to one of our fun and exciting scrapbooking weekends!
Check in anytime after noon on Friday and kick the weekend off with dinner, followed by our scrapbooking welcome reception. You can meet some of the other scrapbookers, catch up with old friends and set up your "office" with supplies and photographs. There will also be a vendor fair with all the latest tools, paper and scrapbooking supplies. A full schedule of workshops begins on Friday. Don't forget to listen up for our great door prize drawings & contests taking place throughout the weekend!
Make plans now to bring your group of friends to one of our fun and exciting scrapbooking weekends!
Address: 1251 Eaton Road, East Madison 03849
Phone: (603) 367-8896
PACKAGE DETAILS: Luxurious accommodations. Each adult can choose one of the following: $100 spa credit (Children under 16 not permitted in Spa), Ski ticket for Bretton Woods with lunch (available November - April) with lunch which includes entrée, side and non-alcoholic beverage at ski area dining venue 18 Holes of golf with cart and lunch (available May - October) with lunch which includes entrée, side and non-alcoholic beverage at The Grille Canopy Tour (Minimum age is 12 (12-17 year olds must be accompanied by an adult). Minimum weight limit is 90 pounds and Maximum weight limit is 250 pounds
Package includes accommodations nightly, and either a spa credit, ski ticket with lunch (November-April), canopy tour or round of golf with cart and lunch (May-October) each day, per adult.
Address: 310 Mt Washington Hotel Rd, Bretton Woods, NH 03575
Phone: (603) 278-1000