What to do when visiting the White Mountains

Of course stay at Nordic Village Jackson New Hampshire

Wether  you are visiting with your family, on a romantic escape or up here to play in the many natural playgrounds any time of year Nordic Village is the perfect place to stay.

You can get there from here – we’ll show you the way!

Our friendly and  knowledgable staff is happy to help you plan your visit to the White Mountains.

We know all the best hikes, where to find a waterfall, where to dine or see a moose.

We are here to help you enjoy the magic that surrounds Nordic Village in the White Mountains.

Story Land

Story Land – Glen, NH – 1 mile www.storylandnh.com Story Land is the children’s theme park where fantasy lives! There’s a smile and adventure around every corner: ride in a pumpkin coach to Cinderella’s Castle, spin through…

Santa’s Village

Santa’s Village – Jefferson, NH – 40 miles www.santasvillage.com Welcome to a magical land where reindeer talk, snowmen are tall as trees, and you can ride the Reindeer Coaster and splash down the Yule Log Flume! You’ll visit…

Conway Scenic Railroad

Conway Scenic Railroad – North Conway, NH – 7 miles www.conwayscenic.com The “Valley Train” offers departures to Conway and Bartlett, while the “Notch Train” carries passengers through spectacular Crawford Notch and past the finest…

Attitash Mountain

Attitash – King of the Valley – Bartlet, NH – 5 miles www.Attitash.com Attitash excels in providing you the opportunity to ride, slide, climb, jump, pedal, and grind. Ride down the resort’s mile-long Alpine Slides, flip on the Eurobungy…

Wildlife

Sometimes vacation means slowing down and taking in the world around. At Nordic Village Resort, the world around includes the White Mountain National Forest and the moose, deer, coyotes, foxes, birds, trout and even black bear that live…

Covered Bridges

New Hampshire is famous for its covered bridges and Jackson’s own Covered Bridge is less than a mile from Nordic Village Resort. The historic Honeymoon Bridge is located in the town of Jackson in Jackson Village. It carries Village…

Cog Railway

Cog Railway – Bretton Woods, NH – 26 miles www.thecog.com Ride to the top of Mt. Washington on the world’s first mountain-climbing railway! This round-trip journey is New England’s most unique vacation experience. Step aboard an authentic…

Waterfalls

There are over 100 waterfalls in the White Mountains, and more in the nearby Lakes Region. Some like Silver and Flume Cascades are easily seen from the road, while others require a hike. Here are several waterfalls that are near Nordic…

Skiing

Winter means skiing in New Hampshire. Nordic Village Resort in Jackson, NH is the perfect base from which to experience all that New Hampshire skiing has to offer. We are a short drive away from some of the best alpine and Nordic skiing…

Scenic Driving Tours

Whether your travels take you along the White Mountains Trail National Scenic Byway, the Northern Loop, or the Southern Loop, you’re in for a treat. Along the way, you’ll discover spectacular scenery, beautiful foliage, covered bridges,…

Mt. Washington

With an elevation of 6,228 feet, Mt. Washington is the highest peak in the northeastern United States. The Mt. Washington Auto Road or Cog Railway are two great ways to enjoy the spectacular views. Mount Washington Auto Road http://www.mountwashingtonautoroad.com Considering…

Golf Courses

Golfing in the White Mountains has been a favorite activity to visitors and with good reason. If you’re a golfer, you’re in for a treat; some of the best views in the mountains can be seen from the links of the region’s many golf…

Mt. Washington Auto Road

Mount Washington – you can see it from everywhere! Auto Road – Pinkham Notch, NH – 13 miles www.MtWashingtonAutoRoad.com A drive on the Mount Washington Auto Road is a drive unlike any other. With the ever-changing weather conditions…

Wildcat Mountain

Wild Cat Mountain – Pinkham Notch, NH – 12 miles www.skiwildcat.com “#1 scenery in North America!” (SKI Magazine) Experience the ZipRider,™ NH’s newest thrill ride—soar ½ mile over trees, ski trails, and a river at up to 45…

Polar Caves Park

Polar Caves Park – Plymouth, NH – 78 miles www.polarcaves.com A Family Adventure Since 1922. Cave Tours continuously, Nature Trails, Waterfowl and Animal Exhibits, Maple Sugar Museum, the Glacial Boulder Maze, and the Polar Mining Expedition…

Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves

Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves – North Woodstock, NH – 55 miles www.lostrivergorge.com Since 1853, thousands of guests of all ages have marveled at the beauty, mystery, and tranquility of Lost River Gorge. Lit by lanterns and guided…

Whale’s Tale Water Park

Whale’s Tale Water Park – Lincoln, NH – 45 miles http://www.whalestalewaterpark.net/ The Whale’s Tale Water Park recently named Best in Class Waterpark in America by Aquatics International Magazine. Whether you’re looking to…

Loon Mountain Scenic Gondola Skyride

Loon Mountain Scenic Gondola Skyride – Lincoln, NH – 48 miles www.LoonMtn.com Loon’s scenic Summit Skyride—New Hampshire’s longest—comfortably transports all ages to a mountaintop area featuring one of New Hampshire’s most beautiful…

Hobo Railroad

Hobo Railroad – Lincoln, NH – 49 miles www.hoborr.com All aboard for a 15-mile, 1 hr. & 20 min. roundtrip train excursion in a picturesque, woodsy setting along the Pemigewasset River in restored vintage coaches. Hobo picnic lunches…

The Flume Gorge

The Flume Gorge – Franconia Notch, NH – 49 miles www.flumegorge.com The Flume Gorge offers a 2-mile self-guided spectacular walk through a natural chasm, over covered bridges and past waterfalls, a scenic pool and mountain views. A new…

Clarks Trading Post

Clarks Trading Post – Lincoln, NH – 51 miles http://www.ClarksTradingPost.com/ Enjoy a trained bear performance, Steam Train ride through Wolfman’s Territory and the Seyranyan Family Circus. Experience Merlin’s Mystical Mansion, Tuttle’s…

Cannon Aerial Tramway

Cannon Aerial Tramway – Franconia Notch, NH – 43 miles www.cannonmt.com The 80-passenger aerial tramway whisks you above timberline to the 4,200-foot summit for outstanding views of the White Mountains and into Maine, Vermont and even…