White Mountain attractions not to miss...
Bretton Woods Canopy Tour - Located right here in Bretton Woods, NH, and descending over 1000 feet of elevation, the tour takes nature-lovers and thrill-seekers across a series of tree-top zip lines, and is the longest zip line canopy tour in New England and one of the longest canopy tours in the continental United States! High-flying suspension bridges and hiking trails connect the zip lines, and the tour concludes with the Williwaw Racing Zip, a dual, side-by-side zip line leading right into the Bretton Woods base area!
Mount Washington Cog Railway
Climb aboard the world's first mountain- climbing cog railway for a fascinating journey to New England's highest peak! A ride on this National Historic Engineering Landmark is a unique and unforgettable experience. (http://www.cograilway.com/)
Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway
The 80-passenger aerial tramway whisks you above timberline to the 4200-foot summit for outstanding views.
Loon's scenic Summit Sky ride - NH's longest - comfortably takes all ages up to a beautiful mountaintop area. (http://www.loonmtn.com)
This stunning natural wonder will leave you spellbound as you stroll the path from the Visitors Center to the Flume and back. You'll walk among towering moss-covered granite walls, past cascading waterfalls, historic covered bridges, glacial boulders and much more.(http://www.visitnh.gov)
Explore the caves, falls, and granite passages of this glacier created gorge. (http://www.findlostriver.com/)
Conway Scenic Railroad
The "Valley Train" offers departures to Conway and Bartlett, while the "Notch Train" carries passengers through spectacular Crawford Notch and past the finest natural scenery in the entire Northeast. On the "Valley Train" choose Coach, First Class or experience the fun of railroad dining abroad the Dining Car "Chocorua". The "Notch Train" offers Coach, First Class and Dome seating. (http://www.conwayscenic.com/)
The Hobo Railroad
All abroad for a 15-mile, 1 hour & 20 minute round trip
train excursion in a picturesque, woodsy setting. Great for photographers! (http://www.hoborr.com/)
NH State Parks
Franconia ~ Franconia Notch State Park, off I-93
Hart's Location ~ Crawford Notch State Park, Rte. 302
Whitefield ~ Forest Lake State Park, off Rte. 16
Mt. Washington ~ Mt. Washington State Park, summit
Gorham ~ Moose Brook State Park, off Rte. 2 North Conway ~ Cathedral Ledge State Park, Rte. 302
Bartlett ~ Echo Lake State Park, Rte. 302
Weeks State Park - Rte. 2, Lancaster
New England Ski Museum -- See videos, films, and exhibits dedicated to the history of skiing
(at the base of Cannon Mt. 603-823-7177)
Bethlehem Heritage Society -- Free admission. Discover Bethlehem's rich history as the premier White Mountains resort destination (Bethlehem Visitors Center, 888-845-1957).
Franconia Heritate Museum - Open Friday and Saturday, May 27 to October 29 1 - 4pm
The Frost Place (Robert Frost Museum) -- visit Robert Frost's farm homestead (Franconia, 603-823-5510)
Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium -- See planetarium shows, natural science displays and artifacts from around the world
(St. Johnsbury, VT 802-748-2372).
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