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7 More Late Spring Hikes in the White Mountains

Some might call late May summer, but in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, the last vestiges of spring are still going strong with green leaves just beginning to unfurl, and mountaintops clinging to stubborn snowy patches. This quick list of seven spring hikes is designed with lower elevations…

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Bike the Whites!

Whether you are a biking pro or haven’t been on a bike since you were 12 years old, the White Mountains is the perfect spot to hop on and take a scenic ride. Our lift-serviced downhill trails, winding gravel paths, and bike-centric events are just a few of the reasons biking is such a big thing in…

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White Mountains Historic Marker Tour

National Historic Marker Day is celebrated on the last Friday of April, and it is a great opportunity to learn more about all the interesting, unique, and sometimes quirky historical events that have been commemorated by a state historic marker. Did you know that there are currently 279 historic…

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Spring Walks in the Woods

Take to the woods for a springtime walk! These 5 strolls are perfect for family ambles or a bit of exercise in between other types of adventuring. Before you hit the short-but-sweet trail, review what’s in your backpack and on your feet. Are you wearing hiking boots or trail shoes? Do you have a…

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What to Do During Mud Season in the White Mountains

‘mud season’ (noun): That in-between season in the White Mountains when the snow has mostly melted but flowers and green grass are still a few weeks away. Avoid dirt roads and bring good boots during this time! Come for a visit to the White Mountains in March and April, and you’ll find quieter…

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Celebrate Maple Month in the White Mountains

March is New Hampshire Maple Month, and we couldn’t be more excited! While every day of the year is perfect for fat stacks of pancakes and hearty pours of maple syrup, when the snow starts thawing and the sap starts flowing, life in the White Mountains is even sweeter. This year, the perfect time to…

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Easy Winter Hikes in the White Mountains

Winter walks in the woods are simply magical and there are so many amazing trails to explore in the White Mountains this time of year. While hiking in the higher elevations in the winter can be a challenge and sometimes even dangerous, there are plenty of hikes that do not require a lot of effort…

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Let's Take a Ride Up the Cog Railway...In Winter!

On a recent bluebird day, the marketing crew at White Mountain Attractions decided to celebrate the winter season aboard the Mount Washington Cog Railway. Yes, that’s right – the Cog runs in the winter. With snow pants on, cameras ready, and nary a cloud in the sky, we had high expectations for our…

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Take a Mt. Washington Auto Road SnowCoach Tour

Have you always wanted to tour the Mt. Washington Auto Road in wintertime? While many can lay claim to the bragging rights of ascending the Auto Road in the summertime (just look for the ubiquitous “This Car Climbed Mt. Washington” bumper sticker if you’re in doubt), there is a special status…

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Our Top Picks for February Vacation Activities and Events

After weeks of waiting, it’s almost here! February Vacation in the White Mountains is so close that we can feel the fun already. If you’ve been looking for that perfect pick-me-up to haul you out of your midwinter slump, make your way to the White Mountains for a weeklong escape. We have some of the…

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