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White Mountains Attractions

Updated May 11, 2021

Please use this link to the current operating schedule for the Attractions. Please note that many of the Attractions are only accepting advanced reservations so not to exceed limits based on social distancing guidelines and to keep visitors safe. We encourage you to go online and book your tickets prior to heading out on your adventures.

For ADA accessible attractions, please click here.


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Flume Gorge

Enjoy a 2-mile self-guided nature walk through the Flume Gorge, a spectacular natural chasm—you will discover covered bridges, amazing waterfalls, a scenic pool, and incredible mountain views. Kids can crawl through and explore caves along the way. The Visitor’s Center offers a free 20-minute movie on Franconia Notch State Park, information, gift shop, cafeteria, and interpretive exhibits.

Polar Caves Park

An outdoor experience of glacial proportions! Explore one of New Hampshire’s premier outdoor experiences. Welcoming and fun for all generations of adventurers offering 9 granite boulder caves, boulder mazes, nature trails, and an animal park with fallow deer and ducks. Squeeze through our well-lit caves, try your hand at mining for gems at the Baker River Mining Sluice, and snap a selfie with a view at the top of the Raven’s Roost. Bring a picnic and enjoy the fresh air! Be sure to wear proper gear: hiking/walking shoes and clothes meant for playing outside!

Hobo Railroad

Join us for an 80-minute, old fashioned train ride along the Pemigewasset River. Bring your own picnic lunch to enjoy on the train. Open Memorial Day weekend thru late Oct., & late Nov. thru mid-Dec. for Santa Trains. Buses, Rec. Centers & School Groups welcome. Visit web site for details.

Story Land

Story Land is the children’s theme park where fairy tales come to life. Enjoy over 30 wonderfully themed rides and attractions! Take a ride on Roar-O-Saurus, our one of-a-kind wooden roller coaster or soar through the air on our Flying Fish! Make summer unforgettable at New Hampshire's best amusement park for kids. Story Land; a family favorite for over 65 years!

Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves

Discover why Lost River Gorge is one of New Hampshire’s greatest natural wonders. Explore nature’s blissful beauty on a self-guided adventure along the 1-mile wooden boardwalk trail among jagged rock walls, glacial boulder caves, and cascading waterfalls. Observe the “gorge-ousness” of Lost River and Kinsman Notch from the viewing platform of the Giant Bird’s Nest and the upper gorge Suspension

Santa's Village

EnJOY exciting rides & entertaining shows, gingerbread cookies & ‘elfabet’ elves, Santa & his reindeer, and the refreshing Ho Ho H2O water park. One of the ‘Top 25 U.S. Amusement Parks’ for 7 years in a row—#1 in New England—TripAdvisor Travelers Choice Awards. Admission includes all features for a full day, plus parking, strollers & more. A tradition from our family to yours for nearly 70 years. Pure Joy. Family Style.

Attitash Mountain Resort

Adventure awaits in the White Mountains this summer. Take in the view with a relaxing ride up the Flying Yankee before winding through our classic ski trails on North America's longest alpine slide. Cool off afterward with a refreshment from our cafe.

Mount Washington Cog Railway

The Mount Washington Cog Railway is one of the world’s great rail adventures, and an exhilarating journey through history, technology and nature. This first-in-the-world mountain climbing cog railway has been making its dramatic 3-hour round trip to the summit of the highest peak in the Northeast (6288’) for over 150 years. Powered by custom built biodiesel or vintage steam locomotives, clear weather provides spectacular panoramic views from Quebec to the Atlantic Ocean. Now open year-round, The Cog is a great way to comfortably experience the majesty of the mountain in winter. Come see why P.T. Barnum called the Cog Railway on Mount Washington “the second greatest show on earth!”

Conway Scenic Railroad

We offer a variety of Heritage and Scenic railroad journeys. Join the Conway Scenic Railroad for a classic train ride. Our Valley routes include our runs through the Mount Washington Valley to Conway or Bartlett that recreate the experience of traveling from town to town by train. Our supremely scenic Mountaineer offer a 5–6-hour excursion over Crawford Notch that emulates the experience of a 1950s-era transcontinental streamlined train complete with premium Budd Vista Dome seating that offer 360-degree panoramic views. We have a variety of special events planned around our 100-year old steam locomotive number 7470 that hauled our first excursions back in 1974! The Mountaineer has First and Premium class lunch packages. Seasonal events geared toward younger guests include the Easter Bunny Express, Pumpkin Patch and Santa’s Holiday Express. Snow Train operates to Attitash during January and February.

Loon Mountain Resort

Soar to the summit of Loon Peak on New Hampshire’s longest gondola skyride where you can navigate the glacial caves, climb the observation tower or take a scenic hike to North Peak. Take a ride on our lift-serviced downhill mountain biking trails or grab a disc and experience New Hampshire’s highest disc golf course. Your mountain adventure starts at Loon Mountain Resort—located in the White Mountain National Forest.

Clark's Bears

There’s no place like it! Enjoy the Trained Bear Show, ride the White Mountain Central Railroad through Wolfman’s Territory, and see our amazing Circus Act. Ride the exhilarating Water Raft Ride, the Anaconda Escape! Don’t miss Wolfie’s Segway Park, Water Blaster Boats, the Climbing Tower, Museums, River City Mining and the largest Gift Shop in the White Mountains. Visit unique specialty shops and much more at Clark’s Bears. We can BEARLY wait to see you!

Mount Washington Auto Road

The legendary Mt. Washington Auto Road, first opened in 1861, is America’s original man-made attraction. Witness the timeless and dramatic beauty of the Presidential Range as you journey to the highest peak in the Northeast when you drive yourself or take a comfortable guided tour to the summit of Mt. Washington. Enjoy panoramic views spanning distant mountains and experience the world-famous weather extremes Mt. Washington is known for. Find adventure along the 7.6 mile Auto Road with four distinct ecological zones to explore with stops, lookouts, and even short hikes. At the base, visit gift shops, the Red Barn Museum, walking and biking trails, and our award-winning full service bar and restaurant at the Glen House Hotel.

Alpine Adventures

Take the wheel of your adventure in our all-new Side X Side tours in our Kawasaki Teryx KRX 1000’s. Explore the White Mountains while you soar 200’ above the forest floor at speeds up to 60 mph. Take an off-road tour featuring 6-wheel drive Pinzgauers on 300 private acres of trails with beautiful views of the White Mountains. Challenge yourself in the ever expanding and evolving Thrillsville Aerial Park and the always thrilling Big Air Bag Stuntzone! With three Zipline courses, incredible guide staff, and legendary views, you’re sure to have an unforgettable experience at the largest, most award-winning adventure destination in New England. Tours run year-round and reservations are highly recommended.

Cannon Mountain

The Aerial Tramway whisks you to the 4080-foot summit of Cannon Mountain for amazing views of the White Mountains, Maine, Vermont and even Canada. The summit offers walking paths, observation tower and the 4080’ Café. KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Advance, online reservations ARE REQUIRED. Before you travel, visit cannonmt.com for COVID-19 Rules, modified operating procedures and to make reservations.

Cranmore Mountain Resort

Located 1 mile from downtown North Conway Village, Cranmore Mountain has adventures for everyone in the family! Zoom down the Mountain Coaster, or fly on the Soaring Eagle Zip Ride, then take a chairlift ride to grab a snack at the summit Meister Hut! Take to the trees in the Aerial Adventure Ropes Corse with a variety of courses based on multiple ability levels. Also, checkout the beginner friendly, lift-serviced downhill mountain bike park, featuring 5 trails, a skills park, learn to ride programs and a bike rental center!

Wildcat Mountain

Enjoy the view from 4062'. Experience heart-pumping scenery from one of NH 48 peaks above 4000'. Our scenic chair will deliver you over 2,100' vertical feet where views of Mount Washington and the entire Presidential Range can be taken in. Step into the wild.

Whale's Tale Water Park

With an industry leading blend of slides and attractions, Whale’s Tale is sure to be a thrill! Recently voted TripAdvisor’s Top 25 Waterparks in the United States, Whale’s Tale is fun for the whole family. Spend a great day together as you slide, swim and splash through our world class waterpark - and don’t forget to Surfs Up! on Akua Beach, our simulated wave! Beachside bash is every weekend at the Waveside Stage with family fun and games so be sure to bring everyone this summer! Make the better choice and spend a day at New England’s Favorite Waterpark.