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Santa's Village (Jefferson)
#1 of 123 attractions in White Mountains
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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#2 of 123 attractions in White Mountains
Category: State Parks; Parks; Tourist/ Visitor Centers
Named one of the 12 best state parks in America.
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Kancamagus Highway (North Conway)
#3 of 123 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Scenic Drives; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
Owner description: Highway 112, or the Kanc, runs from Center Conway to North Woodstock, just south of Franconia Notch. Passing through the... 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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Jackson Falls (Jackson)
#4 of 123 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Waterfalls
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Cathedral Ledge (North Conway)
#5 of 123 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Lookouts; Geologic Formations
A rock cliff that is popular with climbers.
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#6 of 123 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Specialty Museums; Observatories/ Planetariums; Science Museums; Educational Sites; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: This private, non-profit science and educational center is a working observatory designed to measure the unique and often... more » Owner description: This private, non-profit science and educational center is a working observatory designed to measure the unique and often extreme weather conditions on Mount Washington. Through guided tours and exhibits, visitors learn more about the science of meteorology. « less
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#7 of 123 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Mountains
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#8 of 123 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is a fun and enlightening place for everyone to enjoy. Here at the Science Center, we... more » Owner description: Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is a fun and enlightening place for everyone to enjoy. Here at the Science Center, we house and exhibit many different wild animals, including river otters, mountain lions, bobcats, deer, bears, birds, foxes, and skunks. The wild animals at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center are ambassadors of their species, here for the purpose of educating our visitors about New Hampshire's natural world. Most are orphaned, injured, or otherwise unable to survive in the wild. Observing these animals up-close, together with experiencing our hands-on exhibits, offers visitors the opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of our native wildlife and appreciation of the natural world. « less
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Flume Gorge (Franconia)
#9 of 123 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Geologic Formations; Waterfalls; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas

Flume Gorge is one of the highlights of Franconia Notch State Park (http://www.nhsta... and is not to be missed if you don't mind the $15/adult admission fee to hike the trail... more »

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#10 of 123 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Geologic Formations
This 20-foot-wide natural granite abyss is probably one of the largest "potholes" you've ever seen.
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#11 of 123 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Parks; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Preserve with a river, caves and water falls formed by a glacier.
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Diana's Baths (North Conway)
#12 of 123 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Waterfalls
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#13 of 123 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Scenic Drives
Owner description: Since 1861, a spectacular, steep eight-mile scenic road that leads to the top of Mount Washington, the highest peak in the... more » Owner description: Since 1861, a spectacular, steep eight-mile scenic road that leads to the top of Mount Washington, the highest peak in the Northeast. Drive yourself or take a 2 hour guided tour in company vans. Mt. Washington State Park and the Mt Washington Observatory are at the summit. « less
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#14 of 123 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Bodies of Water
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Story Land (Glen)
#15 of 123 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks

StoryLand is a great amusement park for families with pre-teenaged children.  There are some rides and shows that will appeal to older kids, but the parks main focus is on younger... more »

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#16 of 123 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Waterfalls
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#17 of 123 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Tours; Horseback Riding Stables
Owner description: Join in the fun as we take a 2 1/2 to 3 hour journey through the majestic White Mountains in our air conditioned bus in... more » Owner description: Join in the fun as we take a 2 1/2 to 3 hour journey through the majestic White Mountains in our air conditioned bus in search of the gentle giant of the North Country. Our nightly excursions feature a guided tour of the local area, a video about Moose, and interesting historical sites along the way. « less
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#18 of 123 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
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#19 of 123 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
Owner description: For over 70 years, Cranmore has offered the best value in skiing & riding in the heart of the Mt. Washington Valley. With $7... more » Owner description: For over 70 years, Cranmore has offered the best value in skiing & riding in the heart of the Mt. Washington Valley. With $7 million in improvements over the last 18 months, now more than ever, we're the place for the perfect winter escape. With 54 trails and glades, a new state-of-the-art children's learning center, a 10 lane lift serviced tubing park, mountain coaster, an indoor Fun-Zone, and New Giant Swing, Cranmore has terrain and activities to keep everyone in the family engaged. With all of North Conway in its backyard, your weekend or vacation is just starting when the lifts stop turning. Cranmore, where the action is. « less
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Cannon Mountain (Franconia)
#20 of 123 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Mountains; Ski/ Snowboard Areas; Scenic Drives
Named for its gun-like appearance.
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#21 of 123 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Scenic Railroads; Specialty Museums; Geologic Formations
Climb to the top of Mount Washington on the world's first mountain-climbing Cog Railway trains!
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Weathervane Theatre (Whitefield)
#22 of 123 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Theaters
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#23 of 123 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Scenic Railroads
Owner description: A FUN FAMILY FAVORITE! Clark's Trading Post is celebrating over 80 years of entertainment. Don't miss the 30 minute bear... more » Owner description: A FUN FAMILY FAVORITE! Clark's Trading Post is celebrating over 80 years of entertainment. Don't miss the 30 minute bear show, starring our trained North American Black Bears! Ride the White Mt. Central RR steam train ride through the covered bridge and into Wolfman's Territory. From late June through Labor Day be amazed by our Chinese Acrobatic Troupe. Ride a Segway, test your skills on the Climbing Tower, cool off on the Blaster Boats or take a guided tour through Merlin's Mystical Mansion or the Tuttle's Rustic House. Visit our five museum buildings on the Victorian Main Street. Your admission ticket includes all rides and shows. Get a bite to eat at the Whistle Stop Snack Bar, Pullman's Lunch or make your own sundae at the Peppermint Saloon. Browse through the Candle Shop, Maple Cabin, Kilburn's Photo Parlor, Print Shop and our Main Gift Shop. We have the largest gift shop in the White Mountains containing the finest selection of souvenirs and gifts. We can BEARLY wait to see you at Clark's! « less
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Franconia Notch (Franconia)
#24 of 123 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Scenic Drives; Forests
The narrow passageway between the Franconia and Kinsman mountain ranges.
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#25 of 123 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Other
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Loon Mountain (Lincoln)
#26 of 123 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas; Amusement/ Theme Parks
Owner description: Located in the heart of the White Mountains, Loon Mountain Resort is New England’s most-accessible mountain resort... more » Owner description: Located in the heart of the White Mountains, Loon Mountain Resort is New England’s most-accessible mountain resort destination, featuring Superior Snow, Guaranteed and New Hampshire’s Biggest Skiing on 2,100 feet of vertical with 61 trails, eight tree skiing areas, a full progression of award-winning terrain parks, superpipe and halfpipe. Services and amenities include Snowsports School; Children’s Center; Adventure Center offering zipline, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating, and indoor climbing wall; day and night snow tubing; slopeside spa and accommodations. Located in Lincoln, NH, just two hours north of Boston and three miles from Exit 32 off Interstate 93. During the summer and fall, Loon features NH’s longest scenic gondola skyride, zipline, aerial forest adventure park, bungee trampoline, the areas’ largest climbing wall, Segway tours, glacial caves and mountain bike rentals and tours. Loon Mountain Resort is located in the White Mountain National Forest and operates in partnership with the USDA-Forest Service. « less
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Northern Extremes (North Conway)
#27 of 123 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Bodies of Water
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#28 of 123 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas; Mountains
Popular ski area in the northernmost reaches of New Hampshire.
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Kahuna Laguna (North Conway)
#29 of 123 attractions in White Mountains
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Water Parks
Owner description: The ocean has COME TO New Hampshire! Dive into a tropical adventure with the entire family at Kahuna Laguna, northern New... more » Owner description: The ocean has COME TO New Hampshire! Dive into a tropical adventure with the entire family at Kahuna Laguna, northern New England’s first indoor water park at the Red Jacket Mountain View Resort in North Conway, NH. It’s 40,000 square feet of splash-tacular fun! Zoom through one of four high-speed tubes before splashing into the landing pool below. Body surf in the swirling wave pool. Square off against your friends in an exciting game of water basketball or volleyball. And watch out for the 150-gallon tipping bucket! The whole family will enjoy the activity pool, water cannons and play tower, and your smallest kahunas will have a great time in the shallow pool, an area designed with them in mind. The Tiki Tide Café is ready with a snack or lunch when you need a break. And, the family fun center is the place for the latest arcade games. Red Jacket Mountain View Resort is located on 40 scenic acres in the heart of the White Mountains, with sweeping panoramic views of the surrounding area. The resort features 150 recently renovated rooms, casual family restaurants and fine dining, a full-service spa and trails for hiking or walking.Guests of the resort may enjoy Kahuna Laguna all year, and during the warmer months the new outdoor pool will also be open. In the winter, you won’t even have to step outside to enter our 82-degree tropical oasis in the middle of the mountains – and you’ll have a great view of the valley through the water park’s glass walls. « less
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#30 of 123 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Museums
Owner description: Open seven days 10am-6pmOur museum is the only museum in the country which chronicles the history of the motorcycle... more » Owner description: Open seven days 10am-6pmOur museum is the only museum in the country which chronicles the history of the motorcycle policeman. There are 49 motorcycles on display from 1912 to 2005, a movie theater, a workshop where we build a bike a year, a 1948 Indian we built as a Laconia Police motorcycle with uniforms from the forties that you can wear for a souvenir picture , a uniform timeline and so much more. « less
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