Nice day for a walk – no need to leave the property
Cog Railway – Bretton Woods, NH – 26 miles
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 coal-fired steam train as it climbs the Northeast’s highest peak! Enjoy the view and watch the trains from Marshfield Base Station featuring a museum, restaurant & gift shop.
Mount Washington â€“ you can see it from everywhere!Auto Road â€“ Pinkham Notch, NH â€“ 13 mileswww.MtWashingtonAutoRoad.com
A drive on the Mount Washington Auto Road is a drive unlike any other. With the ever-changing weather conditions on New Englandâ€™s highest peak, no two trips are the same. Bluebird skies and stunning vistas may greet you one day. The next day you could have the adventure of a lifetime in the peakâ€™s strong winds, remarkable fog and rapidly moving clouds. On any day, your adventure awaits.
Good morning, sunshine! We take great pride in the beautiful flowers and fauna found all around our property. Come enjoy for yourself. Butterflies, hummingbirds and wildlife abound.
Polar Caves Park – Plymouth, NH – 78 miles
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 Sluice. Experience Nature at her finest. Enjoy the peaceful woodland setting for an hour or a day. Flat-soled walking shoes and outdoor clothing recommended.
Loon Mountain Scenic Gondola Skyride – Lincoln, NH – 48 miles
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 scenic views, Glacial Caves and Boardwalk, artisans, children’s playground, self-guided nature tour and indoor/outdoor family dining. Loon also offers mountain biking and rentals for all abilities, two climbing walls, accommodations, spa and fitness center, plus festivals, concerts and special events.
Hobo Railroad – Lincoln, NH – 49 miles
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 & ice cream are available. The Station Gift Shop opens at 10am in season. Weekend departures Memorial Day–mid-June. Daily departures late June–fall foliage.
Clarks Trading Post – Lincoln, NH – 51 miles
Enjoy a trained bear performance, Steam Train ride through Wolfman’s Territory and the Seyranyan Family Circus. Experience Merlin’s Mystical Mansion, Tuttle’s Rustic House, Water Blaster Boats and the “Old Man of the Mountain” climbing tower. Don’t miss the Museums, Specialty Shops, Kilburn’s Photo Parlor, and the largest gift and souvenir shop in the White Mountains. We can BEARLY wait to see you!
Cannon Aerial Tramway – Franconia Notch, NH – 43 miles
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 Canada. Take as little as an hour or as long as a day to enjoy summit walking paths, an observation deck, cafeterias, swimming at Echo Lake, boat rentals, a free eight-mile recreation path, “Old Man of the Mountain” Museum.