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Address: Franconia, NH
Phone Number: 603 823 5661
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Activities: Viewing foliage
Description: The narrow passageway between the Franconia and Kinsman mountain ranges.

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Very nice drive

Worth the drive to see the scenic views as well as stopping stopping to do a little hiking. Very nice.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
Dennis P
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McPherson, Kansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

It was nice, not the highlight of Franconia Notch Park, oddly enough. It was just a part of the whole. Make sure to walk to the Basin when there.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Franconia Notch was the home of the famous Old Man of the Mountain, the same "Great Stone Face" immortalized by Nathaniel Hawthorne and Daniel Webster. While you are here, stop at the Flume Gorge Visitor Center and walk through the renowned Flume Gorge, ride the exciting aerial tramway at Cannon Mountain, and visit the New England Ski Museum. Take your... More 

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Took the tram to the top of the mountain. Great views for hundreds of miles. The tram car operator was interesting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Worth the drive to see the scenic views as well as stopping stopping to do a little hiking. Very nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I have spent a lot of summers in New Hampshire but only in the Conway area. Going to the notch is breath taking. The views of the mountains and the incredible scenery is just amazing I can't wait to go back, such a peaceful place with rich history!

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New England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Honestly, I have not spent enough time in Franconia. More often than not, I'm driving through The Notch wishing I could stop. I've driven extensively through 30 of the 50 United States (mostly east of the Mississippi and along the Atlantic) and can say confidently that the drive north or south on I-93 through Franconia is one of my top... More 

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Omro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Absolutely breathtaking. Gorgeous place to visit in the winter. A lot of sites to go to as well. Definitely a site to see!

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Beautiful, especially in the fall. There is the park and then the drive through the notch. The drive has several places to pull over and take in the scenery.

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The Dalles, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This was my most favorite walk (hike) of my trip. Take a walking stick if walking is at all difficult. There is a boardwalk climbing up the gorge. It is beautiful and worth the effort. The leaves were gorgeous and there are some very interesting ancient trees with roots which seem to grow around rocks.

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Rochester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

What a beautiful nature hike!! At the south end of Franconia Notch, the Flume is a mountain stream with waterfalls between high granite walls. You climb through the gorge via a boardwalk. This is not an easy climb. At times it is steep and it is 1.5 miles round trip. However, if you are an adventurer and fairly fit, go... More 

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Address: Franconia, NH
Phone Number: 603 823 5661
Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  Franconia

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