Listed below are the 18 Major White Mountains Attractions located in New Hampshire's White Mountains. Each one is fun for the whole family – and a great vacation value! You can spend the day at one, or visit several—you might even want to plan your trip to include them all! The drive between the attractions is short, the scenery is spectacular, and a White Mountains vacation is a great value.
41 Main Street, Lincoln 03251
603-745-9911 ~ www.alpinezipline.com
Rates: Zipline tours: $79 - $109;
Off-Road Adventure: $39 ($17 children 3 – 6); Thrillsville: $39
(Includes BigAirBag), BigAirBag alone $10. (Weight, height &
age restrictions may apply to all activities – visit website or call for details).
Zipline Canopy Tours, Off-Road Adventures & More! Soar 200’ above the forest floor at speeds up to 60 mph at the Largest & Most Award Winning Zipline Destination in New England. 3 Different Zipline courses to choose from. Fabulous views of the White Mountains & professional guide staff. Off-Road Adventures feature custom, 6-wheel drive vehicles and private 300 acre terrain with spectacular views. Challenge yourself in the Thrillsville Aerial Park and New BigAirBag Stuntzone. Tours run year round.
Attitash Mountain Resort
775 Route 302, Bartlett 03812
603-374-2368 ~ www.attitash.com
Rates: Full Day Early/Late Season: $25 (48" & taller), $15 (Under 48"). Full Day Midseason: $45
(48" & taller), $20 (Under 48")
New for summer 2014, soar high above our trails and tree canopy from the summit of Bear Peak to the base of Attitash Mountain on the rider-controlled ZipTour! Enjoy the Nor’Easter Mountain Coaster or experience North America’s longest Alpine Slide. Attitash is also home to guided Horseback Rides, Cross-Country and lift-serviced Downhill Mountain Biking, Slacklines, a free fall Airbag Jump and the only Outdoor Waterpark in the Mt. Washington Valley.
Cannon Aerial Tramway
I-93, Exit 34B, Franconia Notch 03580
603-823-8800 ~ www.cannonmt.com
Rates: Adults $15; ages 6-12 $12; under 5 free. Discovery Pass includes admission to Cannon Tramway and Flume Gorge. Adults13+: $28; age 6-12: $22 (note: prices subject to change)
The 80-passenger aerial tramway whisks you above timberline to the 4,100-foot summit for outstanding views of the White Mountains and into Maine, Vermont and even Canada. Take as little as an hour or as long as a day to enjoy summit walking paths, an observation deck, cafeterias, swimming at Echo Lake, boat rentals, a free eight-mile recreation path, “Old Man of the Mountain” Museum, and the New England Ski Museum.
Welcome to Clark's, a trusted family theme park since 1928. Join us for a Trained Bear Show, a steam train ride on The White Mountain Central through Wolfman's territory, and our Amazing Circus Act! Don't miss Wolfie's Segway Park, the new and improved Water Blaster Boats, the Climbing Tower, Incredible Museums, Kilburn's Photo Parlor and River City Mining Co. Visit our unique specialty shops and so much more at Clark's Trading Post. We can BEARLY wait to see you!
Join us for our 40th Anniversary! Whether you choose one of the Valley routes to Conway or Bartlett, or the legendary Crawford Notch excursion, this is a journey back in time that the whole family will enjoy! On the Valley Train, choose Coach, First Class, or experience dining on the rails aboard the Dining Car Chocorua. On the “Notch Train” choose from Coach, First-Class, or Dome seating. With the First Class package, enjoy lunch in the elegant Dining Car Hattie Evans.
Play is good! Visit North Conway’s Playground this summer and experience adventures in our Mountain Adventure and Aerial Adventure Parks. Zoom down thousands of feet of twisting, turning fun flying through the woods on the Mountain Coaster, zip on the Soaring Eagle while accelerating 700 feet down the mountainside on a suspended cable, arc high into the sky on the Giant Swing, or race down the summer tubing hill, and more! Take to the trees in the Aerial Adventure Park for fun challenges like ziplines, air bridges, cargo nets, and other obstacles.
Route 3, Off I-93 Exit 34A, Franconia 03580
603-745-8391 ~ www.flumegorge.com
Rates: Adults 13+: $15; age 6-12 $12; under 5 free. Discovery Pass includes admission to Cannon Tramway and Flume Gorge. Adults 13+: $28; age 6-12: $22 (note: prices subject to change)
Enjoy a 2-mile self-guided nature walk through the Flume Gorge, a spectacular natural chasm. Along the walk you will discover covered bridges, amazing waterfalls, a scenic pool, and incredible mountain views. Kids can crawl through and explore caves along the way. The Visitor’s Center offers a free 20-minute movie on Franconia Notch State Park, information, gift shop, cafeteria, and interpretive exhibits.
Head to the Fort—The Fort Jefferson Fun Park for the rides, waterslides and laser tag you have enjoyed for years at Six Gun City. A new name brings change in our 58th year. At Fort Jefferson, the admission, parking, mini-horse show, frontier show and picnic area are free! Simply purchase rides, waterslides and laser tag with either an all day pass or buy a ride coupon book to pick your rides for a very affordable family outing. Gift shop, snack bar, and gemstone panning are available. Another new offering is “Stay Where You Play” with overnight cabin rentals right in the park or you can rest a spell at our own campground next door.
64 Railroad St, off I-93 Exit 32, Main Street, Lincoln 03251
603-745-2135 ~ www.hoborr.com
Rates: Adult $16; Child (3-11) $12; 2 and under free. Hobo Picnic Lunches $10/$12. Nov/Dec Santa Express Trains: $25 First Class; $20 Coach. Gift Shop opens at 10am, closes when final train of the day returns. Tickets avail. online.
Join us aboard our restored vintage coaches for a 15-mile, 80-minute excursion along the banks of the Pemigewassett River. Hobo Picnic Lunches and ice cream available onboard. Open Memorial Day weekend through late October & late November through late December for Santa Express Trains. Busses, Recreation Centers and school groups welcome.
60 Loon Mountain Road, Route 112, Kancamagus Highway, Lincoln 03251
603-745-8111 ~ www.loonmtn.com
Rates: Adults $16; age 6-12 $11; 5 & under free; Seniors 65+ $14. Rates subject to change
Take in beautiful White Mountain scenery on NH’s longest scenic Gondola Sky Ride, visit Glacial Caves, artisan crafters, children’s playground and self-guided nature walk and enjoy family dining with a spectacular view. Soar above the Pemigewasset River on the Zipline; challenge yourself high among the trees in the Aerial Forest Adventure Park; beat the clock in the LogJam Maze, and try your skill in Paul Bunyan’s Backyard Fun Park. Mountain bike rentals and tours, bungee trampoline, climbing wall, spider web, accommodations, spa & wellness center, festivals and special events.
Journey to the center of the earth and follow the Lost River to explore jagged rock walls, gigantic boulders, rock-strewn glacial caves, and cascading waterfalls. Complete your experience by panning for fossils and gemstones or a stroll through the nature garden and gift shop. New in 2014: A forest adventure trail, suspension bridge, treehouse, and bird cage overlooks. See why Lost River Gorge is considered one of NH’s greatest natural wonders.
Mt. Washington Auto Road
1 Mount Washington Auto Road / Route 16 Pinkham Notch, Gorham 03581
603-466-3988 ~ www.mtwashingtonautoroad.com
Rates: $26 car/driver; motorcycle and operator $16; add'l. adult $8; ages 5-12 $6. Guided Tour: Adults $35; ages 5-12 $15; seniors (62+)/military $30. Age 4 and under free
There’s one experience in New Hampshire that is above all others…A drive on the Mt. Washington Auto Road! The timeless and dramatic beauty of the Presidential Range and the Northeast’s highest peak is yours to enjoy when you drive your own car or take a comfortable, two-hour guided tour, which includes an hour to explore the summit buildings and environment. Best of all, your entertaining guide will share the legends, history and ecology of this remarkable landscape in a way that will make it all come alive. This ride will leave you with breathtaking memories (and pictures) that will be enjoyed for a lifetime!
Mt. Washington Cog Railway
Base Station Road, 6 miles off Rt. 302 near historic Bretton Woods, Marshfield Station 03589
603-278-5404 ~ www.thecog.com
Rates: Adults (13+) $66 (steam train $68); Seniors (65+) $61; Children (4-12) $39; 3 and under free on adult lap
Ride to the top of Mount Washington on the world’s first mountain-climbing cog railway—built in 1869. Choose to step aboard new eco-friendly biodiesel or historic coal-fired steam locomotives for a thrilling ride to New England’s highest peak. This 3-hour round-trip adventure now includes more time at the summit and free admission to the new Observatory Museum. On-board guided tour provides an entertaining narrative. Truly a unique vacation experience and must-do when in the White Mountains. Marshfield Base Station features great views, a museum, restaurant and gift shop.
Polar Caves Park
Off I-93, Exit 26, 705 Route 25, Rumney 03266
603-536-1888 ~ www.polarcaves.com
Rates: Self-Guided tours Ages 11+ $16.50; Ages 4-10 $11.50 under 4 free. Guided tours ages 11+ $18.50; Ages 4-10 $13.50 under 4 free.
A Family Adventure Since 1922. Self-guided cave tours, Nature Trails, Waterfowl and Animal Exhibits, Maple Sugar Museum, the Glacial Boulder Maze, Klondike Mines, and the Polar Mining Expedition Sluice. Experience Nature at her finest. Enjoy the peaceful woodland setting for an hour or a day. Flat-soled walking shoes and outdoor clothing recommended. “Bring your own” Picnic Area.
528 Presidential Highway, Route 2, Jefferson 03583
603-586-4445 ~ www.santasvillage.com
Rates: Adults and children $29. Seniors $27. Age 3 & under free. Admission includes all rides and shows. Enter within 3 hours of closing and return another day free
Generations of families have enjoyed this magical Christmas theme park. Your day will be filled with exciting rides, great shows, cookies and elves, Santa and his reindeer. Bring your swimsuit and enjoy the HoHoH2O water features and JOYride water slides! One low admission includes unlimited use of all activities for the entire day. A New England tradition, from our family to yours, for over 60 years. It’s Christmas Today at Santa’s Village!
Story Land is the children's theme park where fairy tales come to life. Enjoy 22 wonderfully themed rides including our newest attraction: Roar-O-Saurus a oneof- a-kind wooden roller coaster that offers children of all ages the experience and memory of riding their first 'big' coaster! (Opening summer 2014) Making more memories than ever! Story Land; a family favorite for 60 years!!
The Whale’s Tale Water Park recently voted Best in Class Waterpark by Aquatics International Magazine. Ride the New Poseidon’s Voyage which takes water slides to the next level of excitement. Feel the floor go out from under your feet as you race over 50 feet to the splash pool below—if you dare. Not a thrill seeker? There is absolutely something for everyone to enjoy. Toddlers, Children, Teens, Young Adults and Adults of all ages keep busy on a wide variety of industry leading attractions. Slide, swim and splash your way through our world class waterpark and don’t forget to catch the Beachside Bash on the waveside stage.
"#1 Scenery in the East” (SKI Magazine). Experience New Hampshire’s ZipRider and soar ½-mile over trees, trails and the Peabody River at speeds up to 45 mph! Then leisurely ride the Wildcat Express Gondola Skyride to the 4,000+ foot summit of Wildcat Mountain. Views of Mt. Washington, Tuckerman Ravine, and Presidential Range offer memories, a unique picnic, and great photo opportunities. Explore and learn about natural surroundings of Wildcat Mountain located 100% on U.S. National Forest land. Café, 9-hole lift-serviced disc golf, special events available all summer.