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White Mountains

Address: NH
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Ranked #30 of 362 Attractions in New Hampshire
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains, Biking Trails, Outdoors
Activities: Mountaineering, Hiking, Viewing foliage, Biking, Cross-country skiing
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Owner description: Mountains of the Appalachian range in northern New Hampshire, where the highest point is Mount Washington at 6,288 feet.
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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73 reviews 73 reviews
19 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This is a beautiful area and should be included on any trip to New England, from what we saw of Hew Hampshire it seems to be a lovely state and a little overshadowed by Maine and Vermont. We did not have time for camping and hiking etc but hope to do so in the future.

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New York City, New York
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71 reviews 71 reviews
19 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The AMC huts are self selecting to people that can hike steep trails, so there is automatically a different set of people that you will get elsewhere, folks that want to be outdoors, and be somewhere different. Everybody we met there was nice, and enthusiastic about where they were. Food - great, staff - fun, scenery - spectacular.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Unbelievable place, the last 2 miles of journey was very exciting. The mist covered mountains gave us a winter feeling in July !

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Ada, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I hiked various trails over four days this summer (2014). Many are more treacherous than what "moderate" might indicate. Loose stones, steep ascents and boulders that collect rain water and turn to cauldrons after a downpour. All lovely and all worth going to, but watch your step! If rain is predicted, be sure you have enough time to return to... More

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Newark, Delaware
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

Vermont, New Hampshire was amazing I still here and I couldn't wait to write about it, the views the lake and the peace this place can bring to your soul it's just imaginable. This it's a perfect place to get away from the city and the everyday routine life.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

If you've got the opportunity, definitely visit the White Mountains. Coming from the UK we flew into Boston and drove up the I-93 to get here easily. We stayed in North Woodstock, which was great because the river has a small cascade there that you can tube down -no charge, just at your own risk so make sure the water... More

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Homestead, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Went Camping up in the White Mountains in New Hampshire and what a beautiful place it was. The camp grounds offered daily activities for the children and well as a game room with pool tables and flat screen tv's. The site had a swimming pool with water slides, a general store and two bathroom facilities complete with hot showers. The... More

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Nashville, TN
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

These are not the Alps, so don't expect significant height, but beauty, serenity, clear skies, lots of mountain overlooks and somewhat dense forest are abundant. Go up at night and check out the stars. Take in some of the special off-shoots along the drive. Take snacks and drinks with you. Although you are not many miles from town, the speed... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
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82 reviews 82 reviews
50 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Visit the White Mountains for beautiful panoramic views, especially during the fall foliage season. (Note that Fall Foliage comes at a slightly different time each year, so check the internet, call the tourism department or check with someone in the area before traveling.)

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Hyderabad, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

The drive in cool chilly weather was excellent.The audio CD guide provided for the tour is quite informative and exhaustive. It was a thrilling experience to climb to the summit in chilling and gushing winds in hazy visibility

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