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Santa's Village (Jefferson)
Ranked #1 of 104 attractions in White Mountains
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
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Kancamagus Highway (North Conway)
Ranked #2 of 104 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Scenic Drives; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Outdoors
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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Ranked #3 of 104 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Parks; State Parks; Outdoors
Named one of the 12 best state parks in America.
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Ranked #4 of 104 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
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Cathedral Ledge (North Conway)
Ranked #5 of 104 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Geologic Formations; Lookouts; Cultural
A rock cliff that is popular with climbers.
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Ranked #6 of 104 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Mountains; Outdoors
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Ranked #7 of 104 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Educational Sites; Science Museums; Observatories/ Planetariums; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Specialty Museums; Museums
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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Jackson Falls (Jackson)
Ranked #8 of 104 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Waterfalls; Outdoors
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Ranked #9 of 104 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Waterfalls; Outdoors
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Flume Gorge (Franconia)
Ranked #10 of 104 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Geologic Formations; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Waterfalls; Outdoors

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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Ranked #11 of 104 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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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Diana's Baths (North Conway)
Ranked #12 of 104 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Waterfalls; Outdoors
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Ranked #13 of 104 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Parks; Outdoors
Preserve with a river, caves and water falls formed by a glacier.
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Ranked #14 of 104 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Scenic Drives; Outdoors
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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Ranked #15 of 104 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Geologic Formations; Outdoors
This 20-foot-wide natural granite abyss is probably one of the largest "potholes" you've ever seen.
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Franconia Notch (Franconia)
Ranked #16 of 104 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Forests; Scenic Drives; Outdoors
The narrow passageway between the Franconia and Kinsman mountain ranges.
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Story Land (Glen)
Ranked #17 of 104 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement 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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Weathervane Theatre (Whitefield)
Ranked #18 of 104 attractions in White Mountains
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Ranked #19 of 104 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 76 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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Ranked #20 of 104 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Horseback Riding Stables; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Tours; Outdoors
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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Ranked #21 of 104 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Scenic Railroads; Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
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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Cannon Mountain (Franconia)
Ranked #22 of 104 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Mountains; Scenic Drives; Ski/ Snowboard Areas; Outdoors
Named for its gun-like appearance.
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Ranked #23 of 104 attractions in White Mountains
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Loon Mountain (Lincoln)
Ranked #24 of 104 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas; Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement 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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Ranked #25 of 104 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Geologic Formations; Scenic Railroads; Specialty Museums; Landmarks
Climb to the top of Mount Washington on the world's first mountain-climbing Cog Railway trains!
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Ranked #26 of 104 attractions in White Mountains
Category: State Parks; Waterfalls; Outdoors
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Ranked #27 of 104 attractions in White Mountains
Category: Other
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Ranked #28 of 104 attractions in White Mountains
Category: State Parks; Off road/All Terrain Vehicle Trails; Outdoors
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Crawford Notch State Park (Hart's Location)
Ranked #29 of 104 attractions in White Mountains
Category: State Parks; Waterfalls; Outdoors
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Ranked #30 of 104 attractions in White Mountains
Owner description: Year-round theatre and entertainment in Lincoln, New Hampshire -- the heart of the White Mountains. Jean's Playhouse now... more » Owner description: Year-round theatre and entertainment in Lincoln, New Hampshire -- the heart of the White Mountains. Jean's Playhouse now houses the professional, community, and educational performance groups: Papermill Theatre Company, Children's Theatre, Playhouse Players, and Jean's Teens. « less
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