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 […]
Picture this. The birds are chirping as the early morning light shimmers through your tent. You stretch your arms wide and slowly roll out of your sleeping bag as you take a deep breath of fresh mountain air. The morning air is still cool, so you put on your favorite sweatshirt as you start the […]
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. Instead of sending your friends a postcard featuring one of New Hampshire’s iconic covered […]
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, they deposited granite boulders creating caves in many […]
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 visit some of New Hampshire’s […]
Whether you’ve come to the mountains to climb New Hampshire’s highest peaks or to just rest and relax, you can stretch your tired muscles and escape the daily grind with a little yoga. Recent research suggests that practicing yoga outside as many benefits for your mind, body, and spiritual health. The Western White Mountains are […]
You know what they say, “if you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life.” We feel the same way about living and working in the Western White Mountains. If you live where you play, then you’ll never want to leave! Just ask many of our locals who came from afar […]
Set up base camp in the White Mountains at one of AMC’s three scenic lodges or find an unforgettable escape at one of eight high mountain huts. For over 125 years, AMC’s hut system has offered hikers young and old a bunk for the night in spectacular locations with all the necessities.
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 […]
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. Summer is the perfect time to get out on the trails – the days are long, the temperatures are […]
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.