Ziplines, trains, helicoptor rides, oh my! There's adventure around every corner in the White Mountains, for every age and ability! Where else can you zipline through the trees, drive to the top of a 6,288 foot mountain, cruise New Hampshire's largest lake and fit in a winery or brewery tour, all in one day? Take some time to find YOUR adventure.
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 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.
Gunstock Mountain Resort is New Hampshire’s closest major ski area to Boston with breathtaking views of Lake Winnipesaukee and the surrounding Belknap, Ossipee, and White Mountain ranges. Enjoy quality skiing, snowboarding, tubing, mountain coaster, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and fat biking in the winter, but be sure to come back and visit in the summer! While many ski resorts go dormant in the warmer months, Gunstock gets the adrenaline pumping with some of the longest zip lines in the continental U.S., the largest aerial obstacle course in New England, and top rated off-road Segway tours. We also have several other family-friendly adventures like the Mountain Coaster, Paddleboats, Water Wars, and the Stunt Jump! Voted Best of NH 2018 for best Summer Attraction and Best Campground, Gunstock is the place to be for outdoor family fun!
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.
Experience the White Mountains Like Never Before. White Mountains Helicopter offers the ultimate experience through year-round helicopter tours of New Hampshire’s most beautiful mountain range. Create lasting memories as you tour the region’s most breathtaking sites from the comfort of a private helicopter. Our customizable scenic tours are built with one goal in mind - to wow our customers with each flight. Book your flight today at www.flywm.com or by calling (603) 823-3358. Gift certificates available.
The year round Canopy Tour is a high-flying adventure with nine zip lines and spectacular views, and is one of Yankee Magazine's Editors' Picks for Unforgettable Guided Adventures. 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.
OPENING SPRING 2019! New England’s newest hands-on experience, Living Shores Aquarium at Story Land, a year round indoor walk through adventure that will captivate you! Over 32,000 sq. ft. of interactive tide pools, exhibits and activities. Touch Sting Rays, feed tropical birds and so much more!
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.
Be inspired, feel good and PLAY! Live a Little Fitness is a funky movement boutique. We offer a state of the art play system for kids. Offering Yoga, Pilates, and Barre. Come visit and PLAY!
Team O'Neil Rally School courses are the most advanced, exhilarating and fun driving courses in North America. Students learn car control skills on dirt and snow covered roads. Rally car rides offered on select dates.
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.
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.
Fun, immersive, and interactive entertainment. You’re locked in a room and the clock’s ticking. Do you have what it takes to find clues and solve puzzles in under 60 minutes? Can you get un-lok’d in time?
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.
ATV/UTV Rentals Ride the Wilds, the nation's best interconnected summertime ATV trail system. Complete with the best views, marked trails, and the most friendly locals.
At the base of Mount Washington enjoy a guided kayak trip along scenic lakes and rivers of northern NH with brilliant mountain views and opportunities for wildlife viewing. Bring your own bike or rent one, walk or hike along on our scenic trail system with amazing views of the Presidential Mountain Range.
Helicopter Tours, Aerial filming and photography, events and more...Climb onboard our luxurious helicopter equipped with BOSE headsets, leather seats and bubble windows to enjoy our scenic aerial tours. Experience a bird’s eye view of the highest peaks of the White Mountains. From Cannon Mountain, Mt Lafayette all the way eastbound to the impervious Mt. Washington. All of Vertical Ventures helicopter tours will give you an amazing and unique perspective of the Presidential Range and other famous landmarks like the Majestic Mt. Washington Hotel and the Cog Railway.
Monkey Trunks Zipline Parks offer visitors an active, engaging, and thrilling zipline experience. We pride ourselves on offering Zipline and Adventure experiences that the whole family will enjoy. We have three spectacular locations in New England: Chocorua, NH; Weirs Beach, NH; and Saco, ME. Get ready to push yourself on one of our amazing courses that you can complete at your own pace. Try our Zipline Tours and enjoy an aerial tour of the forest surrounding our parks while you ride ziplines and climb challenges as you navigate the tour from tree to tree. Test yourself on challenges, rock walls, Giant Swings, and dual ziplines on our Adventure Courses. Visit all 3 of our parks and ride over 1 mile of ziplines! Check out our website monkeytrunks.com to answer all the questions you have and to book your adventure today!
Experience a big show in an intimate venue! GRAMMY winners, Rock & Roll Hall of Famers, world renowned comedians, extraordinary cinema and more. Enjoy a night out with the option of dinner and a show!
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.
Fired on the Mountain, a paint your own pottery studio where you create a one of a kind piece. Also a local artist gallery/ gift shop. We host a variety of art events an classes in our studio.
Come experience ELC Outdoors with a variety of activities including Whitewater rafting, Aerial Adventure course, canoe/kayak rentals and tours, and wildlife boat excursions. Adventures for the while family. Take a ride on the Wild Side!
Largest Maze in New England. Located just 40 minutes north of Franconia Notch. Open Aug 1 thru mid-Oct. Recommend arriving by noon. 26 acres of fun. 2 mazes. One of the TOP 10 Mazes in America! New designs, surprises, Pretending play area, tunnels, bridges, Barnyard Golf and animals. Popular October Haunted event: deadnorthvermont.com.
Mystery NH is a fun and exciting, immersive, real-life escape room experience, located in the heart of beautiful Mount Washington Valley.
One of America's top 500 wineries and the maker of "NH's Best Craft Beverage"-Food & Wine Magazine. Serving locally sourced wine, beer, and food. Wine tastings and tours available.
Visit Enfield Shaker Museum, home of the largest Shaker dwelling house ever built: The Great Stone Dwelling. Also featuring nine building in various stages of restoration, the Feast Ground on Mt. Assurance, gardens, cemeteries, and miles of hiking trails.
Time Quest NH is a live action escape room game. Teams have one hour to solve clues and puzzles. Communication and teamwork are essential to escape! Unlock secrets to solve the mystery in time?
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 lake, surrounding mountains, and over 5,500 acres of conserved land. Enjoy self-guided tours of the mansion and guided tours of its basement, learning about the mansion’s unique construction, ultra-modern appliances and technology for its era, ownership, and more about its century-long history. The on-site Carriage House offers dining in its highly-acclaimed restaurant, serving both classic comfort foods and unique twists on traditional fare in vintage horse stalls and amidst panoramic lakeside views on the terrace. You can also spend time walking or hiking along 28 miles of trail managed by the Lakes Region Conservation Trust, taking in the beauty and activity of the New Hampshire ecosystem while weaving along brooks and streams, exploring seven different waterfalls, and taking breaks at epic vistas. For those that prefer horseback, Riding in the Clouds offers trail rides, carriage rides, and pony rides. Or, attend one of the many programs, events, and activities available for all interests, including live music, guided hikes, stargazing nights, behind-the-scenes tours, and more. While in New Hampshire, visit Castle in the Clouds to connect with history, nature, and the beauty of the Granite State! (Autumn drone photo credit: Russ Schundler)
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.
Historic and classic hotel course, 9 holes all with Mountain Views, full service clubhouse great for events, functions. We cater to couples, families and grandchildren. May to end of October. Winter Tubing Hill, perfect for family fun or all ages, catering to children, no reservations needed, daily from Christmas to March.
Restoring balance to clients’ lives through comfort and trust. Services include Relaxation, Deep Tissue, and Hot Stone Massage, Accupressure Foot Treatments, Aromatherapy and Craniosacral Therapy, Yoga, and Standup Paddle Boarding.
Located in the 100-Acre Wood, just 4 miles north of North Conway Village on Route 16, BIBLF offers a 10K trail system that includes a Storybook Trail featuring a different story each week along with view of mountains and surrounding rivers. The Theater in the Wood is a 300-seat theater offering productions year-round along with a Maple Sugaring Operation located on the property. BIBLF hosts many educational and fundraising events with proceeds going towards their outreach literacy programs and scholarship opportunities.
Offering self-guided snowmobile rentals on the Family Friendly Bear Notch snowmobile trail system. This 50 mile closed loop trail system offers spectacular views of Mount Washington & Mount Chocorua. Along the way riders can stop at a scenic vista, picnic along Swift River or look for moose. Trails are patrolled & groomed daily by the State of New Hampshire and White Mountain Trail Club.
A great ATV or Snowmobile adventure based on your level of riding ability. Sure to be an exciting adventure on wheels or tracks with friendly service, all necessary gear and professional guides.
Since 1966, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center has brought visitors Nearer to Nature! The live animal exhibit trail features mountain lions, red fox, gray fox, bobcats, black bear, river otter, white-tailed deer, and various owls and raptors. Squam Lake Cruises show the beauty and history of pristine Squam Lake. Kirkwood Gardens shows a variety of flowering plants and shrubs that naturally attract birds and butterflies. Natural science education programs enlighten students and adults alike. Plan to spend the day with a 2-3 hour self-guided tour of the live animal exhibit trail, a picnic lunch, followed by a 90 minute guided cruise on Squam Lake. The Science Center is the only institution in northern New England accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).
Experience the White Mountains of NH like never before! We offer year-round, hands-on, dog sledding adventures. Participants ages 2+ are welcome, no experience necessary. Come meet and greet the sled dogs (many of which are rescue and second chance), hear their stories and embark on a scenic dog sled ride!
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).
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.
The only full-service indoor climbing gym serving the White Mountains of New Hampshire with over 6000 square feet of varied terrain for all ages and abilities. Open 7 days a week, we offer year-round indoor climbing, outdoor guiding, camps and more!