The White Mountains region is safe, friendly, close, and beautiful. We look forward to welcoming you back or to the White Mountains. Our attractions, hotels, restaurants, campgrounds, and retail are open and ready to welcome you back also. Visitors are advised to check websites or call business establishments in the event of modified hours of operations and operating guidelines.
Think about where you want to go before you leave home and familiarize yourself with what to expect when you get there. Review the website of the places you wish to visit to learn about restrictions and special instructions for visiting in advance of arrival. The guidelines provided today might be different tomorrow. Businesses and Attractions are following state-issued guidelines from Covidguidance.NH.gov .
If you or anyone you are traveling with is feeling ill and/or has any of the COVID-19 symptoms, please reschedule your visit. We look forward to seeing each of you when you’re feeling better.
Bring hand sanitizer and cloth face coverings or masks. Some businesses will have these materials available for guests as part of being open for business, but it’s a good idea to have your own as well.
Expect things to be different. Attractions and Businesses are adapting to the new “norms” posed by COVID-19, and we encourage you to embrace the changes designed to protect the health of everyone.
Front line employees at attractions, restaurants, lodging and camping properties, retail shops, and others business are there to assist you in having a great experience. For their safety and yours, please respect business requests for you to wear masks and remember proper social distancing.
Different people have different levels of concern for the coronavirus, and therefore may be more – or less – worried about close contact with others. Please be thoughtful about this in our communities and businesses and stay 6 feet (2 meters) from others and wear a mask when in public areas.
The businesses of the White Mountains are taking steps to help stop the spread of the coronavirus and keep visitors, our communities, and residents healthy. Although there is a lot of wide-open space in the White Mountains, we all need to do our part to keep each other safer. We hope everyone is visiting responsibly… and that includes wearing a mask in common areas, maintaining social distance and postponing visits when you are not feeling well. It is imperative that you Stay Safe, so we can Stay Safe and Open.
Most Attractions are open throughout the White Mountains however visitors are encouraged to check in with respective attractions to ensure they are fully operational. Below are some of the new guidelines and limitations when visiting attractions:
For a complete list of guidelines when visiting attractions in the White Mountains, see the links below.
Amusement Parks (i.e. Santa’s Village, Story Land)
Outdoor Recreational Attractions (i.e. Lost River Gorge and summer ski areas)
Tourist Trains (i.e. Hobo Railroad, Mt. Washington Cog Railway)
Hotels in the White Mountains are open for business however visitors are encouraged to call their hotel directly to confirm level of operation as well as specific guidelines to follow while on property. Lodging establishments may be open to residents of New England states or non-New England visitors who have met the 14-day quarantine requirement. In general, here are general guidelines visitors should know when staying in a hotel or motel while in the White Mountains:
For a complete look at guidelines and regulations while staying in hotels in the White Mountains, please click here .
Campgrounds in the White Mountains are open for business however visitors are encouraged to call the campground directly to confirm level of operation as well as specific guidelines to follow while on property. Campgrounds may be open to residents of New England states or non-New England visitors who have met the 14-day quarantine requirement. In general, here are the guidelines visitors should know when staying in a campground while in the White Mountains:
For a complete look at guidelines and regulations while staying in campgrounds in the White Mountains, please click here .
Take-out and delivery services at restaurants across the White Mountains is readily available. In addition, dining rooms at restaurants are allowed to open as long as adhering to social distancing guidelines. Below is what visitors should know when dining at restaurants:
For a complete look at guidelines when dining at restaurants in the destination, please click here .
The White Mountains is home to world-class shopping as well as unique small retail businesses. Retail shops are open for business however operating under new guidelines. Here are some of the guideline’s visitors should know when visiting retail establishments within the White Mountains area:
For a complete look at guidelines when visiting retail establishments in the destination, please click here .