The 2018 Foliage Tracker has ended. Check back for updates in September, 2019! Report by Regions Wester...
Spring time in the White Mountains can be unpredictable, but there is plenty of fun that can be had. Some activities are actually favorable in the Spr...
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...
Address: Route 16, Pinkham Notch 03581
Phone: (603) 466-2727
Generally open Tues.-Sat., 10 am - 3 pm, early spring-late fall or by arrangement. Call for hours. Admission by donation. 1907 GTRR depot museum with town & railroad history. Model railroad in a boxcar, steam era exhibit, Baldwin steam engine, diesel locomotive, Russell snowplow, caboose and oth...
Address: 25 Railroad Street, Gorham 03581
Phone: (603) 466-5338
Let us take you on a 3 hour tour in one of our comfortable tour buses. Enjoy a guided wildlife adventure on the North Country's longest running tour. We know just where to find MOOSE!
Address: 39 Railroad Street, Gorham 03581
Phone: (603) 466-2101
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 ...
Address: Route 16, Pinkham Notch, Gorham 03581
Phone: (603) 466-2333
The legendary Mt. Washington Auto Road—America’s original man-made attraction! The timeless and dramatic beauty of the Presidential Range and the highest peak in the Northeast is yours to enjoy when you drive yourself or take a comfortable 2-hour guided tour to the summit of Mt. Washington. Adve...
Address: 1 Mount Washington Auto Road / Route 16 Pinkham Notch, Gorham 03581
Phone: (603) 466-3988
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.
Address: 325 Main St, Gorham, NH 03581
Springtime and summertime in the White Mountains of New Hampshire are perfect for getting outdoors – even during meal times. Everything just seems to taste better when you eat outdoors and picnicking can be as easy as packing a few sandwiches, a blanket, and heading out into the wilderness for a t...
With trips ranging from family-friendly class II to wild class IV there is a whitewater rafting experience for everyone! Ages 6+ welcome, no experience necessary. Be sure to ask about our signature "Paws and Paddles" package that combines rafting and rolling dog sledding all into one adven...
Address: 196 Main Street, Gorham 03581
Phone: (603) 545-4533
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 800,000-acre White Mountains National Forest is a powerful presence in the White Mountains. Adjacent to or part of every village and town, the National Forest ensures that this region will remain largely undeveloped.
North of Franconia Notch State Park is the Northern White Mountains. This gentle countryside is a bit more rural, the pace slower, the views absolutely gorgeous … so get off the highway and explore.
One of the most exciting aspects of spending time in the White Mountains is the opportunity to see wildlife such as white-tailed deer (the New Hampshire state mammal), moose, fox, bear, and other native animals. Several areas of the White Mountain National Forest are known as excellent places to obs...
Comfort & hospitality. There are 39 modern units with full bath, AC & heat, CCTV, phones; no-smoking rooms, and fridges available. In room coffee. Outdoor pool. Groups and tours accepted. Kids stay free. Central location.
Address: 324 Main St, Gorham NH 03581
Phone: (603) 466-3381
Family owned and operated with immaculate, smoke-free rooms and great rates. ATV Friendly. One- and two-bedroom efficiencies, CCTV, in-room coffee, and wireless internet. Great outdoor pool. Kids stay free. Open mid-May to mid-October.
Address: 65 Lancaster Rd, Gorham NH 03581
Phone: (603) 466-5400
Family/Chef owned and operated, featuring authentic homemade Italian cuisine. Many of our ingredients are sourced locally to be able to offer you the freshest ingredients available. Casual dining in a historical building.
Address: 19 Exchange St, Gorham, NH 03581
White Mountains "Best Value." Closest lodging to Mount Washington. All rooms with refrigerator, microwave, free WiFi, restaurant, indoor/outdoor pools, Jacuzzi, sauna, health club, game room, and guest laundry. StoryLand and Santa's Village packages available.
Address: 130 Main St, Gorham NH 03581
Phone: (603) 466-3312
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
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
The most complete destination resort in the North Country; featuring 160 rooms; dining room and lounge, with breakfast and dinner served daily; indoor pool, hot tub, sauna, and steam room. Complimentary Wifi. Seasonal stay & eat, family attraction & ski packages. Children 12 and under stay f...
Address: 20 U.S. 2, Gorham NH 03581
Phone: (603) 466-3315
15 minutes from Santa's Village, Gorham, Lancaster, and Twin Mountain. Known for our 10" pancakes, large portions, reasonable prices, NH made gifts, fudge, and maple syrup.
Address: Water Wheel Breakfast & Gift, 1955 Presidential Hwy, Jefferson NH 03583
Phone: (603) 586-4313
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: September 24th, 2018
It would be quite a challenge to come to the White Mountains in the height of fall and not see amazing foliage. If you want to immerse yourself in the fall scenery around you, we recommend taking a fall foliage hike for a new perspective. Here are 6 hikes sure to wow you with their views.
Date: August 29th, 2018
Summer is not over and there is still time to challenge yourself to try some of the thrilling and adventurous activities here in the White Mountains. Here are six awesome places that you can soar through the air, climb a rock wall, and step behind the wheel of a powerful car or ATV. Take home incredible memories and fun stories to share!
Date: August 14th, 2018
There’s something magical and serene about taking a boat ride, or hopping in a canoe or kayak on a hot summer day. The water is pristine and refreshing, the mountain views are stunning, and in the White Mountains, you have your choice of rivers or lakes you can spend the day relaxing on. Here are 8 places we love, where you can enjoy a day on the water.
Date: June 15th, 2018
Packing a picnic lunch for a day out adventuring in the White Mountains is a must, and sometimes, planning your day’s adventure based on the top picnic spots is essential too. Here are 12 of our favorite places to picnic in the White Mountains.
Date: May 23rd, 2018
Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial kick off to summer here in the White Mountains. We have some great activities and events that will be taking place throughout the White Mountains, so come and enjoy the long weekend with us!
Date: February 23rd, 2018
Looking to get outside and enjoy some of the amazing scenery the White Mountains has to offer while taking in some fresh mountain air? Not sure where to start? We’ve compiled a list of six organizations that offer guided tours to help get your blood pumping, and possibly try out fun, new ways to explore trails and scenery in the White Mountains. So slap on a pair of snowshoes, or cross country skis and let’s get started!
Date: January 4th, 2018
Everybody knows that the White Mountains has awesome downhill skiing and snowboarding at some of the best ski areas in the Northeast. Check out Loon Mountain Resort, Cannon Mountain, Attitash Mountain Resort, Cranmore Mountain Resort, Wildcat Mountain, Bretton Woods, and Waterville Valley Resort if you don’t believe us.
However, if you’re not one to hit the slopes, or want to mix up the winter fun, the White Mountains offers a variety of winter activities sure to please every member of the family.
Date: November 21st, 2017
We're quite the festive bunch here in the White Mountains and know how to celebrate the holidays. We've got tree lightings, sleigh rides, tasty treats, parades, and most importantly...Santa. Take a look at all of the fun things we have planned for you this holiday season.
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: September 8th, 2017
No matter where your base is when you come to the White Mountains this fall, you can find a route less traveled to get the most bang for your foliage buck. Bring your camera and go on a hunt for hidden foliage treasure.
Date: July 11th, 2017
The summer is heating up here in the White Mountains, and we know some sure fire ways to keep you cool while you stay and play.
Date: June 29th, 2018
So much going on in North Conway NH and surrounding areas of the White Mountains, it’s fair to say that this is THE place to be to celebrate the red, white and blue. Businesses are optimistic about a strong July 4th says the chamber
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: June 27th, 2017
Lincoln, NH - Officials with the Sports Car Club of New Hampshire, organizers of the 2017 Subaru Mt. Washington Hillclimb planned for July 6-9, 2017 at the Mt. Washington Auto Road in Gorham, NH, are proud to announce that Howie Wemyss, General Manager of the Mt. Washington Auto Road, has accepted an invitation to serve as the Grand Marshal of this year’s Climb to the Clouds.
Date: February 13th, 2017
Officials with the Sports Car Club of New Hampshire, organizers of the 2017 Subaru Mt. Washington Hillclimb planned for July 6-9, 2017 at the Mt. Washington Auto Road in Gorham, NH, announced today that 80 competitors representing 17 states in the United states as well as the countries of Canada, Wales, Australia and Romania will make up the field for this year’s Climb to the Clouds automotive hillclimb taking place on the historic 7.6 mile Mt. Washington Auto Road.
Date: November 9th, 2016
As the holidays approach, the calendar in Mt Washington Valley, NH fills with everything from shopping events to Santa sightings, skiing and the chance to ring in the new year in the White Mountains. It’s a packed holiday calendar with so many reasons to visit Mt Washington Valley you’ll need to plan more than one getaway. Visit one weekend for tax-free shopping and the next weekend for skiing and holiday events. It’s all here in Mt Washington Valley.
Date: June 9th, 2015
North Conway, NH - As we prepare for another summer in Mt Washington Valley, June is alive with everything from adventure to foodie events. From bird watching to motorcycle riding, June events attract visitors from throughout the world. It's a time when trees start greening up, golf courses open and family attractions open daily.&nb...
Troy Wunderle, the long-time Big Top Tour artistic director of Circus Smirkus, is our Artist in Residence March 5 to 16. Don't miss Troy's one-man family circus shows in Littleton (March 8), Woodsville (March 9), Moultonborough (March 13), Gorham (March 15) and Lancaster (March 16).
The shows feature juggling routines, intricate diablo manipulation, fast paced rhythmic ball bouncing, unicycle skits, plate spinning, teetering rolla bollas, clown antics, rolling globe stunts, ladder balancing, audience participation, magic and tricks for all.
Gorharm Common Area
Town of Gorham offers New Hampshire’s longest Independence Day celebration
Gorham rings in the holiday with New Hampshire’s longest 4th of July celebration, an event that spans for days over the July 4 weekend.
The Gorham Parks & Rec Department is excited to host this magical event. Trees are decorated and donated by fmailies, organizations, and businesses and will be raffled off. Place one or more raffle tickets in the jar of the tree(s) you would like to bring home to brighten up your holiday season!
Schedule of Events
4:00-5:00 pm Hot Chocolate Bar and Music
8:00 pm Tree Raffle