The Western White Mountains is home to some pretty amazing scenery the fall foliage season is one of the best times to take in the scenery. The mountains are transformed with an array of colors and the rivers glisten in the fall sun creating picture perfect backdrops for photos.
A trip over the Kancamagus Highway is on everyone’s to do list when they visit the White Mountains of NH. But nothing beats the foliage views from the summit of Cannon Mountain. Don’t worry, you don’t need to be a hiker to enjoy the views from the summit, just take the tram!
This season is home to many fun fall themed events and activities to fill your weekends with fun. We’ve listed a few to get your plans started.
Hobo Railroad Harvest Time Express: Enjoy a fall train ride through the foliage with train rides at 11 and 1pm now through October 15th. Don’t forget to check out the Scarecrows of Sports and the Hobo Farm Stand during your visit.
Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves is open through October 15th. On select nights you can take an evening Lantern Tour through the Gorge.
Clark’s Trading Post welcomes visitors to enjoy a bear show, a train ride, and all rides on weekends through Columbus Day.
Polar Caves is open through October 15th. Kids and kids alike will love to check out the glacial climbing wall.
There’s many great hiking trails for all abilities in the area, fall weather is a great time to get out, explore a path less traveled. Our friends over at White Mountain Attractions have listed some great hikes in the White Mountains.
Columbus Day weekend is quickly approaching and there’s a lot going on in town. The Annual Lincoln Craft Fair takes over the Village Shops parking lot with skilled artisans demonstrating, sampling and selling their goods. Just up the street is White Mountain Oktoberfest at Loon Mountain Resort. All weekend long, an Oompah band will provide the soundtrack to a stein-hoisting contest, keg toss, and kids’ activities – including a root beer keg toss and pumpkin painting. It’s the perfect place to enjoy beer and brats alongside stunning views of New Hampshire’s White Mountains.
Of course, you may get a little hungry while you’re enjoying the foliage. The Lincoln, Woodstock, and Franconia Notch area is home to many different restaurants from world famous pancakes to brew pubs, and fine dining. There is a place for everyone’s palate.