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Kancamagus Highway

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Address: North Conway, NH
Activities: Biking
Description: Highway 112, or the Kanc, runs from Center Conway to North Woodstock, just...
Highway 112, or the Kanc, runs from Center Conway to North Woodstock, just south of Franconia Notch. Passing through the White Mountain National Forest, it is considered one of the most scenic highways in the U.S. and offers a number of interesting stopping off points.
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A Great Motorcycle Run !

This 30 mile long road in the country is a great ride for bikers , the scenery along the way is beautiful , the twists & curves in the road make it a great run ...do it in both... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Ottawa, Canada
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90 reviews 90 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Drove through this last fall. I remember loving the scenery and stopping multiple times~ You will surely enjoy the drive through New Hampshire

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Ottawa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

This 30 mile long road in the country is a great ride for bikers , the scenery along the way is beautiful , the twists & curves in the road make it a great run ...do it in both directions !

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Jackson, Tennessee
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

While driving from Maine to Vermont we decided to take the back roads and travel the Kanc. We were thrilled we did. It's not a fast way to travel, but the scenery is wonderful. It is a curvy road, so I would not recommend it in the winter season. In mid September the temp was nice and we enjoyed a... More 

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

We always trave the Kancamangus when we go to NH. It usually is a hours drive. Its a 2 lane highway, very scenic but its not a superhighway. Make sure you have time and enjoye the ride and the sites. if you plan on traveling make sure its clear there have been times where rockslides have closed off the highway.... More 

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florida
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88 reviews 88 reviews
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our ride along this very scenic route. Take your time, as highway can get tricky, but well worth it. Many areas to pull off and hike, or just enjoy the view! Do It!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

There is nothing to dislike about the Kanc...Plenty of pic's to take and stops to make along the way. What a wonderful cruise this is...

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

An amazing ride we take every year with a large group of people and bikes. Beautiful scenery, waterfalls and hiking trails.

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PEI
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

The highway is a lovely drive unless you're in a rush. If you're not, and you want some exercise, pull into the lot beside the covered bridge (north side of highway) and hike the Boulder Loop. The complete loop will take you three hours or so. You'll work up a sweat, but the views from the top are fabulous. I... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 via mobile

What a beautiful walk! We stood on the bridge watching the Swift River thunder beneath our feet...take the short path over the bridge to Falls Pond. Also a beautiful hiking path around the pond.The air is scented with fresh water, leaves, and Spruce. Give yourself about 30 minutes to walk it; you'll want to stop for pictures.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

long, tight lane(s), lots & lots of sharp turns with plummeting edges and barely any guard rails, yet overlooks beautiful scenery. The areas where the forest meets the road, you definitely need to be very observant & watch for the wild animals jotting out from 1 side of the road to the other, especially where there are streams or other... More 

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