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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
One of Kind Lodging in the Western White Mountains As one of the top travel destinations in New Hampshire, the western White Mountains certainly has its fair share of hotels, condos, and campgrounds. But, did you know it is also home to some non-traditional unique lodgings that you won’t find […]
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 […]
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 […]
Summer is on the horizon and with it will come one of New Hampshire’s favorite, longest-running traditions – Laconia Motorcycle Week®. The dates for this year’s motorcycle rally are June 10-18, 2023 and the schedule is actively taking shape. With it being their 100th year and the fact that this […]
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 […]
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.
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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 […]
Summer Attractions for the Whole Family There is no shortage of family fun in the Western White Mountains. There are trains, waterparks, and even a bear show to keep you entertained all summer long. Bring the whole family and create memories that will last a lifetime in the Western White […]
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 […]
With a population of just under 600 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 […]
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.
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 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 […]
All Aboard the Dinner Train! For a truly unique dining experience in the Western White Mountains, book your tickets on the Café Lafayette Dinner Train in North Woodstock, New Hampshire. For two hours, you’ll enjoy a delicious five-course gourmet meal cooked by an award-winning chef while taking in the majestic […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!