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“The Kanc is a lovely drive, but get away from the highway”
Review of Kancamagus Highway

Kancamagus Highway
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Full Day White Mountain Tour with Cannon Mountain Aerial Tram
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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.
Fryeburg, Maine
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“The Kanc is a lovely drive, but get away from the highway”
Reviewed April 15, 2014

The Kancamagus highway is a lovely drive. Go slowly and take it in. But, just driving it will have you pass by the best parts. Swim the pools. Hike the trails, or take some of the mountain bike paths that start there. It's a remarkably accessible wild area, with vistas and small gems of natural beauty for everyone.

Visited October 2013
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Bartlett, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
“Worth the Trip!”
Reviewed April 15, 2014

The "Kanc" is well worth the drive, especially during the Autum and the summer. Beautiful NH mountain scenery. Usually one of the best views of fall foliage.

Visited October 2013
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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“A breath of fresh air”
Reviewed April 15, 2014

This road is a must if travaelling in this area. I did it in winter with my family and we had a great time!
I want to try it in the summer. Definately worth the detour!

Visited March 2014
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Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“so beautiful”
Reviewed April 14, 2014

no need to rush on this highway. so beautiful and plenty of stops along the way . lots to look at. we visited in the summer and it was quite enjoyable and not busy at all. it was fun to plan part of the vacation in north conway and the traveled kancamagus to lincoln nh for more fun. A nice route for sure.

Visited June 2013
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Jersey Shore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“30 Years!!!”
Reviewed April 7, 2014

I have now driven the Kancamagus for 30 years, and love each drive.
I have spent less than an hour on the Highway and an entire day as well...make sure you take pictures!!!

Visited April 2014
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