With Cannon Mountain, Waterville Valley, Loon Mountain, and Bretton Woods all close by, New Hampshire has become well-known as a ski destination. However, not all of its visitors know about the ski clubs that have become mainstays in the state as well as in nearby Vermont. Ski clubs have many […]
Alpine Adventures’ amazing outdoor attractions aren’t reserved for warm and snow-free weather only. As the White Mountains region is a winter fun-derland, when the flakes fly, there’s just as much to see and do there. Let’s get into all the excitement you can experience. Snowshoe Tours If you’d like to […]
It’s the perfect time to carry on traditions or start new ones and you’ll find no shortage of ways to get holiday spirit in the Western White Mountains. You’ll find snow covered mountains and slopes for skiing, ice skating rinks and horse drawn carriages for traditional winter experiences, a good […]
If you’ve begun considering a trip to the White Mountains, the amount of activity choices has likely been slightly overwhelming (in a good way). But we’re here to help! While many of these attractions can be enjoyed throughout multiple seasons, we’ve broken them down by seasons you might want to […]
Owl’s Nest is well known in the White Mountains region and beyond as a premium golf destination, but today we wanted to dive into some exciting developments and some lesser-known bonuses you can experience should you choose to go there, whether you’re a golfer or not. Building a Dream Spot […]
Ready for another beautiful fall foliage season in the Western White Mountains?! Peak foliage is just around the corner, and you’ll want to start planning all your favorite fall activities. Hop in your car and head to the mountains for some fall fun with your family. Fall Scenic Drives […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Everywhere you look in New Hampshire, you’ll see one of the Granite State’s iconic landmarks – the Old Man of the Mountain. It’s featured on the New Hampshire license plate, road signs, and even the state quarter! But how did the Old Man of the Mountain become part of […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
For Ice Castle ticket information and purchasing please visit their website. It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The Ice Castles are back again for its ninth season in New Hampshire. Since 2014, the famous Ice Castles have attracted hundreds of thousands of visitors every winter to explore over […]
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 […]
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 […]
Rhythm Ciders are fermented in Lincoln, NH with only premium fruits, sourced locally, to create a delicious, fresh, natural cider. Creativity and the arts are the central focus for the brand and will be celebrated in every way.
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 […]
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 […]
Pitch a Tent in the Western White Mountains 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 […]
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 […]
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 has many benefits for your mind, body, and spiritual health. […]
Marcus Corey grew up on the small ski slopes of Titcomb Mountain in Farmington, Maine. As the son of a part-time pastor, he found God through his love of the outdoors. Fast forward a few years, Marcus and his new wife moved to Jackman, Maine where he was the retreat […]
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 […]
Celebrate the start of summer with the ultimate craft beer festival at New England Brewfest. Nestled in the White Mountains, you’ll have a stunning background to sip one of your favorite beers… Or your favorite beer of the moment as there are over 100 different beers on tap!
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.