Explore the best of Franconia Notch by bike or foot this fall. Running the length of Franconia Notch State Park, the 8.7-mile paved Franconia Notch Recreation Path passes by several of the Western White Mountain’s best attractions. Take in world-famous autumn foliage and visit some of New Hampshire’s most iconic […]
Fall is more than colorful leaves, pumpkin spice lattes, and apple picking. It’s ghost stories and Halloween candy as well. Founded on June 21, 1788, New Hampshire is the ninth oldest state in the country with a long history before that as well, which is why there should be no […]
The Old Colony Ski Club is a 21+ club in a 19-room ski house with 14 bunk rooms for member hikers and skiers, and their guests, for affordable accommodations in North Woodstock. They are a safe, warm, social atmosphere ski club celebrating our 86th ski season in 2023-2024. The club […]
New England Disabled Sports (NEDS) lives up to its slogan of “Where Boundaries are Broken.” NEDS offers a place for anyone of any ability to be active, and they’re passionate about doing it! For those unfamiliar with NEDs, we’ve assembled some helpful details about the great work with help from […]
Play the 2023 Western White Mountains Scavenger Hunt! Live like a local during your time in Western White Mountains! Play this year’s Scavenger Hunt and take the path less traveled to natural wonders, discover area attractions, try new dining and drink options, find your new favorite accommodations, and complete missions […]
You’ve probably felt the guilt when you stared in your pet’s sad eyes as you packed your bag for vacation, but did you know that the Western White Mountains of New Hampshire are pet-friendly? Numerous trails, waterways and relaxing public areas are waiting for your pup to romp around on! […]
Geological Family Attractions The western White Mountains are home to some of the best natural geological features in New England. When the glaciers melted during the last Ice Age over 50,000 years ago, they carved out much of the White Mountains as we know it today. As the glaciers receded, […]
Is there anything more soothing to the soul than nature? It has inspired poets, has been the meditative escape of world leaders, and hiking in it is a recreation choice that serves all people from casual walkers to extreme athletes (depending on the difficulty). “Some old-fashioned things like fresh air […]
Loon Mountain Resort: Family-Friendly Fun Without the Snow Frequently named as one of the best ski resorts in the East, Loon Mountain Resort is home to over 370 skiable acres in the Western White Mountains. During the snowy winter months, thousands of people visit the family-friendly ski resort to learn to ski, to […]
Are you an adrenaline junkie or fueled by awesome adventures? The Western White Mountains is the perfect destination to experience year-round adventurous activities. From skiing and dog sledding in the winter to downhill mountain biking and off-roading in the summer, you’ll experience all sorts of thrills that will leave you […]
Ride into the White Mountain Bicycle Week and Explore on Two Wheels this Memorial Day weekend. New Hampshire is now home to not one but two awesome bike weeks to enjoy. Starting May 27th, the small mountain towns of Lincoln, Woodstock, and Franconia Notch are coming together to celebrate everything […]
Mother’s Day is quickly approaching and we’ve got you covered here at the Western White Mountains Chamber of Commerce! Some moms like to get outside, enjoy a day with the family or seek high adventure thrills, while others would prefer to relax and enjoy some local craft beverages over a […]
Waterfalls and Covered Bridges in the Western White Mountains There’s a reason people come from near and far to see the majestic beauty of the White Mountains. Nestled between the granite peaks that jut out from the earth, you’ll find hundreds of rivers, brooks, waterfalls, and historic wooden covered bridges. […]
April 1st marked opening day for fishing season here in the Western White Mountains – and we are pumped! Whether you’re looking for a day of exciting river fishing or a laid back day on a mountain pond, the Western White Mountains have got you covered. There are numerous options […]
Have you heard about the Hobo Railroad? It’s celebrating its 35th year! This incredibly popular attraction is a one-of-a-kind train experience that you can have during spring, summer, fall, and winter right in the beautiful White Mountains region. In honor of its anniversary, we sat down with Jennifer Franz to […]
It’s hard to believe Spring has arrived with all of the fresh snow here in the Western White Mountains – and we must say, we’re excited to zip-line, snowshoe, ski & snowboard, and dogsled (the list goes on) into April! We’ve handpicked some road trip-worthy upcoming events from our favorite […]
Experience the White Mountains from every perspective this Winter. Glide above the powdery landscape ziplining in the tree tops. Defy Mother Nature and traverse icy heights or hike through freshly fallen snow. Zip through some of the best snowmobiling trails in the Northeast and go off roading in a Pinzgauer. […]
Every year, millions of people discover the beauty of the western White Mountains by foot. With incredible panoramic views, classic New England hiking trails, and beautiful native wildlife, the area has become a popular year-round destination.
Head to the mountains of New Hampshire to see a frozen wonderland, the Ice Castles, complete with ice sculptures, ice slides and horse drawn carriage rides.
Support local businesses this holiday and search for hidden snowflakes!
Looking to experience the majestic Western White Mountain’s fall foliage up close and personal?
Explore the best of Franconia by bike or foot this summer. Running the length of Franconia Notch State Park, the 8.7-mile paved Franconia Notch Recreation Path passes by several of the Western White Mountain’s best attractions. Break a sweat, dip your toes in the cool waters of Echo Lake, and […]
Are you an adrenaline junkie or fueled by awesome adventures? The White Mountains is the perfect destination to experience adventurous activities. From skiing and dog sledding to a professional car rally school and taking a train up the snowy slopes of Mt. Washington, you’ll experience all sorts of thrills that […]
It’s not every day you can see dancing bears. Clark’s Bears started from humble beginnings in 1928 and has since grown to one of the White Mountain’s biggest family-friendly attractions. Nestled along the banks of the Pemigewasset River along Route 3 in Lincoln, Clark’s has an abundance of activities […]
Father’s Day is quickly approaching and we’ve got you covered here at the Western White Mountains Chamber of Commerce! Some dads like to get outside, enjoy a day with the family or seek high adventure thrills, while others would prefer to enjoy some great craft beer or a local specialty […]
The Western White Mountains are New Hampshire’s outdoor playground offering an abundance of year-round activities. From world-class skiing to brag-worthy hikes to unique dining, the area has something for everyone to enjoy. Make our home your basecamp for experiencing it all! The Greater Lincoln/Woodstock is a great home base for […]
Known as the “railway to the moon,” the Mount Washington Cog Railway is the world’s first mountain-climbing cog railway. Attracting tens of thousands of visitors every year, the trip up Mount Washington via the Cog Railway is a unique experience that you won’t find anywhere else in the world. Located […]
Floating the Western White Mountains On a hot summer day, nothing feels better than cool water behind your toes. The Whites Mountains might be known for their mountains, but the area is also home to some incredible bodies of water that are perfect to dive in or just dip your […]
The Western White Mountains is an incredible hub for cycling with miles of mountain biking trails weaving throughout the forest, a paved recreational path with stunning views of the mountains, and brag-worthy road cycling routes. Plus, each year we host White Mountain Bicycle Week! Celebrate New Hampshire’s other bike week […]
Are you ready for an adrenaline rush in the western White Mountains? Head to Team O’Neil Rally School in Dalton for a unique experience that you can’t find in many places. Nestled on 600 acres, Team O’Neil Rally School provides a variety of driving courses open to the […]
Winter is officially here in the Western White Mountains and we’re ready to play. Our ski resorts are open and so is our extensive trail network for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, and fat biking. Bundle up and hit the trails for some winter outdoor fun. The Glades at Loon Mountain […]
The White Mountains of New Hampshire is home to diverse and sometimes challenging weather. Mount Washington on the eastern side of the White Mountains is home to the most extreme weather observatory on Earth. First opened in 1870, the Mt. Washington Observatory has experienced some crazy weather, like below zero […]
Winter is right around the corner in the Western White Mountains. The temperatures have dropped, and the local ski resorts have started to make snow. The New Year will be here before you know it, and this winter will be like no other. Plan Ahead The keys to having a […]
Here’s your chance to explore White Mountain back roads and small towns, support local businesses and win prizes with the White Mountains 100-Mile Challenge. The six chambers and associations of the White Mountains region have collaborated to create the White Mountains 100-Mile Challenge, an exhilarating new way to explore the […]
As soon as the snow starts falling, the Western White Mountains turn into a winter wonderland. People come from near and far to enjoy its abundance of incredible outdoor activities. With several top-rated ski resorts within the region, alpine skiing and snowboarding are often a major attraction. While the ski […]
Top 12 Selfie Spots in the Western White Mountains If you didn’t take a selfie, were you really there? Love them or hate them, selfies are here to stay thanks to social media. Instagram is full of beautiful, drool-worthy photos from around the world. Make all your friends jealous with […]
Like many New England towns, Lincoln was once a bustling mill town with sawmills, a pulp and paper mill, and the largest logging railroad in New England. Over the decades, the mills closed, and hotels were built around the ski mountain. The economy turned from manufacturing to tourism. But one […]
Rain, snow, or sun, the Franconia Notch Recreation Trail is always open for fun. The year-round 8.8-mile paved recreation trail passes some of New Hampshire’s most iconic attractions and is a very popular destination during the summer and fall months with runners, hikers, and cyclists. But during the snowy winter […]
The leaves have all fallen off the trees after a beautiful showing from Mother Nature and the temperatures are starting to fall. This is a sure sign Winter is Coming! Cannon Mountain and Loon Mountain both fired up the snow guns to start creating winter with goals to open in […]
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.