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Area Attractions in the White Mountains of New Hampshire


Visitors to the beautiful White Mountains area of New Hampshire will discover a pristine wilderness with beautiful natural formations. Explore these attractions by hiking, rafting or even riding an historic cog train to the top of mountain to enjoy the vistas. Our area is also known for some unique amusement parks, which always make for a entertaining day.
Outdoors



   


Snow Mobiling                                                
                                                                        


                      
Applebrook Bed and Breakfast has back yard access to corridor 5 and only minutes from corridor 11,12 and 19.                                                                                                                           


Hiking  
Enjoy many of the various hiking trails throughout the region. The hiking in the White Mountains is second to none, with trails to appeal to all skill levels. Just to name a few that are less than 10 minutes away; Cherry Mountain Rail Trail,
Mt. Waumbek and Mt. Martha.

Franconia Falls Swimming Hole
If you are a real outdoorsman like me, then you will love Franconia Falls. This is a true hidden swimming hole. In order to get to Franconia Falls, you will have to hike an easy trail for 3.5 miles. Luckily, you are able to bike the trail. Once you arrive at Franconia Falls, you'll see plenty of visitors as there is camping in the area. The swimming hole is famous for its chutes. You can ride the water for almost 80 feet, depending on the water levels. There are also plenty of places to sit under the sun and just get your feet wet. Slightly down the river from the popular Franconia Falls, you will find some quiet spots in the river where you can jump or relax. But the real champion of this site is the rapid chutes. To get to Franconia Falls, check out the ranger station just outside Loon Mountain in Lincoln, New Hampshire.

Sawyer Rock Swimming Hole
The Sawyer Rock swimming hole is situated in Bartlett, New Hampshire. Bartlett is a small town, but home to one of the more popular ski areas, Attitash. Sawyer Rock is located on the same road as Attitash, Route 302. The swimming hole can be easily overlooked, if you don't know what you're looking for. As you drive west along Route 302, look on your left for Sawyer Pond Trail sign. Just after the sign on your left, there will be a small bridge and pull off on the right side of the road. The Sawyer Rock swimming hole is great for large families, as it has something for everybody. The swimming hole has plenty of large rocks for sun tanning and picnicking. There are a few rock ledges that allow for some great jumping. The ledges aren't too high, so you wouldn't have to worry about the children. There are also some short rapids to play in. Despite its site right off Route 302, the Sawyer Rock swimming hole doesn't get very busy. It's worth the trip.

Mount Washington Cog Railway 3168 Base Station Road, Marshfield Station, NH 603-278-5404
http://www.thecog.com/
Ride the historic cog railway up Mount Washington--the first mountain climbing train and the only one east of the Rockies

Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves 1712 Lost River Road, Route 112W, North Woodstock, NH 03262
 603-745-8031
http://www.findlostriver.com/
Explore the boulder caves along the boardwalk, or go off trail and get more adventurous. For the truly daring, book a guided lantern tour on scheduled dates

Dog Sledding 32 Valley Road, Jefferson, NH 03583  603-545-4533
http://www.dogslednh.com/
Dog sledding isn't just for winter--there are rolling sleds that can be used year-round. Many of the dogs at Muddy Paw are rescues; trips can be booked for distances from 2 to 50 miles.

Polar Caves Park 705 New Hampshire 25, Rumney, NH 03266  603-536-1888
http://www.polarcaves.com/
Series of nine granite caves connected by boardwalk

Flume Gorge 852 Daniel Webster Highway (Rt 3), Lincoln, NH 03251 603-745-8391
http://www.visitnh.gov/flume/index.html
 Visit the natural wonder on display here, with the gorge extending 800 feet
Cog Railroad near Applebrook in Jefferson, NH Photo by Stephen.c.cooper   Dog Sledding near Applebrook in Jefferson, NH   Hiking near Applebrook in Jefferson, NH
Amusement Parks

Santa's Village
528 Presidential Highway, Jefferson, NH 03583 603-586-4445
http://www.santasvillage.com/
Open all summer and for select days during other parts of the year (including 11 days during the Holiday season), this amusement park celebrates everything Santa. We are less than 5 minutes away bye car.


Story Land
850 NH Route 16, Glen, NH 03838 603-383-4186
https://www.storylandnh.com/
This park features 21 family-friendly rides
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Restaurants



       
     

Grandmas Kitchen 187 Lancaster Road (route 3), Whitefield, NH 03598        603-837-2525
     
 Granite Grind 70 Maine Street, Lancaster, NH 03584        603-788-8211
     
Saalt / Libbys Bistro 115 Main Street, Gorhan, NH 03581
       603-466-5330
     
JL Sullivans Pub 26 Main Street, Lancaster, NH 03584        603-788-3365
     
     






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