With the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic raising concerns about health and social distancing, many of our local restaurants, shops, and attractions have had to make changes to their business operations and have taken extra precautions to ensure customer safety. Please consider supporting these locally owned and operated establishments during this time of uncertainty as best you […]
The Western White Mountains Chamber continues to monitor the economic impact of COVID-19. We are in communication daily with various state, local and public health officials and our chamber peers across NH and New England. Our goal is to continue to understand and listen to our members and visitors’ challenges and to stay current with […]
The 11th annual Murder Mystery Weekend in the Western White Mountains scheduled for April has been postponed. This year, our theme is “Death & Taxes,” where a “snitch” informs the I.R.S of tax evasion and a mysterious death occurs. Channel the likes of Sherlock Holmes and help solve this crime! “No, the I.R.S agent does […]
During the winter months, the western White Mountains becomes a mecca for skiers and snowboarders looking for affordable, world-class skiing. Both Loon Mountain and Cannon Mountain are family-friendly ski resorts offering exceptional skiing, but not everyone skis or snowboards, and that’s okay. There’s plenty of winter activities for non-skiers and skiers alike in the western […]
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The Ice Castles are back again for its sixth season in New Hampshire. Since 2014, the famous Ice Castles have attracted hundreds of thousands of visitors every winter to explore over 20 million pounds of frozen features. Now located in North Woodstock with a permanent location, Ice […]
A trip to the western White Mountains is a culinary delight. While the area might not be a foodie destination like other cities in New England, we’re spoiled with many delicious and unique dining options. From organic, locally sourced sandwiches from the Purple Tomato Farmer’s Market to a gourmet five-course dinner on the Cafe Lafayette […]
For over 120 years, Fadden’s General Store has been producing award-winning maple syrup for the western White Mountains. Like most early settlers in the White Mountains, the Fadden Family harvested maple sap and sugar to consume and trade for supplies. James H. Fadden and his wife, Ida, opened Fadden’s General Store in 1896. It wasn’t […]
With a population of just over 500 people, it’s easy to overlook the small mountain town of Sugar Hill as you drive north through Franconia to Littleton up I-93. But, this small town packs a real punch. Sugar Hill may be New Hampshire’s newest town, but its history runs deep in the western White Mountains. […]
The December holiday break is a great time to visit with family and friends and create some holiday memories together. Loon Mountain Resort and Cannon Mountain are open with lots of trails for you to explore on your new skis or board. There’s also cross country trails open at Ski Heart Farm and Franconia Village […]
Autumn is one of the best times to visit the western White Mountains of New Hampshire. The temperature has dropped, the air is crisp, and the leaves have turned into a kaleidoscope of colors. While many people just look at fall as the time between ski season, fall is a great time to explore the […]
With the mercury climbing in the city, it’s a great time to plan an escape to the mountains. The western White Mountains are perfect for a weekend or weeklong adventure for all ages with waterparks, hiking, and delicious food and drink options. Let two of our longtime locals tell you a few of their favorite […]
For a smaller region in northern New Hampshire, the western White Mountains has four vintage passenger trains open to the public. Whether you’re a four-year-old Thomas the Train super fan or a 64-year-old retired train conductor, you’ll love all the trains we have in town. Hop on board the Café Lafayette Dinner Train for an […]
Spring in the White Mountains is a beautiful time of the year. The temperature starts to rise, the flowers start blooming, but you’ll still be able to find some snow left for the last turns of the ski season. The summer crowds have yet to arrive, so you’ll have much of the area to yourself.
The western White Mountains of New Hampshire are an incredible year-round destination for family getaways. Home to some of the best skiing in New England, scenic hiking, and lots of great family-friendly activities, there’s plenty to keep you busy for a couple of days to several weeks. Multigenerational travel continues to become more popular, especially […]
Join us on April 7-8, 2018 for our 9th annual Murder Mystery Weekend in the Western White Mountains. This year, our theme is “The Dead Man’s Hand,” where a poker game ends in cold-blooded murder. Channel the likes of Scooby Doo, Gibbs and the rest of the NCIS team, and Sherlock Holmes and solve the […]
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.