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Kancamagus Highway

North Conway, NH
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Ranked #1 of 20 Attractions in North Conway
Type: Scenic Drives, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
Activities: Biking
Owner description: Highway 112, or the Kanc, runs from Center Conway to North Woodstock, just south of Franconia Notch. Passing through the White Mountain National... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Grantham, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

If you are "leaf peeping" you cannot miss this highway, dotted with viewing and picnic areas. Absolutly stunning.

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Brisbane, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

We started from the Conway end and our first stop was the Ranger Station to ask questions and get info - and use the last decent bathroom before Lincoln. They were most helpful and also there are souvenirs for sale here. The Highway itself is windy and pleasant to drive along. We stopped at a few places - one being... More

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Toulouse, France
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

lovely streach of road we drove towards Lincoln stopped to look at the covered bridge....not a good sterch if you need a "rest room" the condition of the road surface is poor I assume because of winter snow so go slow to jump the pot holes

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Deerfield, New Hampshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Leaves were unbelievable! It was peak and the roads weren't too crowded ended up in Lincoln, had a fantastic day after the craft fair.

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Rugby
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Quiet 30 mile drive through beautiful unspoilt scenery. The best time to go is late September or early October.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Easy driving. Stunning scenery. Plenty of parking. Worth doing more than once and taking the time to explore different areas.

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Marshfield, Massachusetts, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Beautiful Fall colors and wonderful hikes with majestic waterfalls. The history and stories of the valley are very interesting.

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Portland, Maine
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

We traveled a little later than peak foliage season, so it was much more pleasant with fewer tourists. Sabbaday Falls is well worth a stop.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

This is a beautiful stretch of road, but no more so than any other scenic road in New Hampshire. The name is a bit misleading - it's not really a "highway", but rather a lovely 2 lane (no lights or stop signs) road perfect for sightseeing. There are many stop off points with breathtaking photo opportunities. Several overlooks have pavilions... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Quite the road, many hills and curves and wonderful scenic views. Many places to turn off and view scenic areas.

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