Featured White Mountain Businesses

Franconia Notch Vacation Specialists

Make Franconia Notch Vacations your "Home Base" for planning life's vacation in the Franconia Notch-White Mountain region of New Hampshire. Featuring "Book Direct" listings for the largest selection of Vacation Rentals, Resorts, Hotels, Motels and Campgrounds in the area, along with "all the local insight" you seek in your adventures & accommodations closest to Franconia Notch State Park with its famed Flume Gorge, Mount Lafayette, Cannon Mountain Tram & The Cannon/Mittersill Ski Area. 

Building Alternatives

?Construction management and home builder specialists Bob and Kathe Tortorice founded the construction company, Building Alternatives, Inc., in Chester, New Hampshire, in 1986. Unlike the general contractor’s role of quoting on your specifications, our owners changed the process by giving you control over construction. We listen to your plans and provide you with options and cost comparison choices to help you make informed decisions.

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a day of giving celebrated on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.  Entering its 6th year, this global movement is fueled by the power of social media. Giving Tuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.  There’s certainly no shortage of causes to give to; hurricanes, floods and wildfires, just to name a few. But there are also many organizations right in our own communities in need of financial and volunteer support.  Giving Tuesday is a great time to consider giving back locally. Northern New Hampshire is blessed with a diverse group of organizations aimed at a variety of social causes such as housing, medical care, fuel assistance, child care and providing food. In NH, Granite United Way has developed a website to search specific services in different areas of the state, 211nh.org.

The Flume Gorge

The Flume is a natural gorge extending 800 feet at the base of Mount Liberty. The walls of Conway granite rise to a height of 70 to 90 feet and are 12 to 20 feet apart. A trip into the Flume begins and ends at the Flume Visitor's Center. Guests can choose to walk through just the Gorge or do a two-mile loop. The walk includes uphill walking and lots of stairs. The boardwalk allows you to look closely at the growth of flowers, ferns and mosses found here. 

New England Ski Museum

Welcome to the New England Ski Museum. Our mission is to collect, conserve, and exhibit elements of ski history for research, education and inspiration. We have operated our Museum at Franconia Notch State Park since December, 1982 and welcome thousands of visitors each year. Whether online or in person, we encourage you to enjoy our stories from the history of skiing.

Sweetly Offbeat A Gluten Free Bakery

It’s been more than 15 years since Jane Mitchell, owner of Sweetly Offbeat, discovered she has celiac disease. Celiac disease is an auto immune disease in which people can't eat gluten because it will damage their small intestine. If you have celiac disease and eat foods with gluten, your immune system responds by damaging the small intestine. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley. It may also be in other products like vitamins and supplements, hair and skin products, toothpastes, and lip balm. It’s extremely difficult to diagnose as each person with the disease may experience different symptoms but the bottom line is, it doesn’t make you feel very good every time you eat something with Gluten in it.

Skiing in the White Mountains of NH

New Hampshire is a skier’s dream. The White Mountains is home to several popular and diverse downhill ski areas including Cannon Mountain, Loon Mountain, Tenney Mountain, Waterville Valley and Campton Mountain located in Waterville Estates.

Not a downhill skier? The White Mountains also have a large variety of places to do cross-country (Nordic) skiing. Some of the XC trail systems are connected to resorts and downhill ski areas which operate as cross-country touring centers too. Many of the Nordic centers also offer snowshoeing, along with snowshoe rentals and lessons and allow you to bring your dog companions.

Waterville Valley Resort

Waterville Valley Resort is a family-friendly, fun in the mountains, safe, four-season vacation destination just a short drive from Manchester, Boston or Montreal. Located in the White Mountains of New Hampshire the winter season features downhill and cross-country skiing, tubing, snowshoeing and mountain biking. The rest of the year, guests enjoy hiking, golf, tennis, entertainment, shopping and swimming. 

From quaint country inns to 3 or 4-bedroom condominiums, Waterville Valley has numerous lodging options to accommodate you and your family - from a romantic escape to a family vacation.

Lincoln Wellness Center

Lincoln Wellness Center promotes health through chiropractic, ensuring a spine free of nerve interference, as well as whole food nutrition, diet and exercise, all of which allow the body to heal itself. Their goal is to perform their work with the highest ethics, integrity, and professional standards. They strive to improve services at every level to strengthen the health of the community.

Owner Dr. Janelle Bard graduated with honors in 1999, from Texas Chiropractic College in Pasadena, TX. After graduation, she decided to open her practice where she enjoyed living – the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Dr. Bard is a 1991 graduate of Plymouth State University with a bachelor’s degree in health education. She has been practicing chiropractic care for the past nineteen years in Lincoln, New Hampshire at the Lincoln Wellness Center. Her practice consists of diversified chiropractic services as well as nutritional consultations.

Campton Ski Mountain

The secret is out and when Mother Nature bestows her beautiful white carpet, Campton Mountain Ski Area in Waterville Estates is will be up and running.  Once again, the ski area will open Friday nights for skiing under the lights, Saturday during the day, Saturday night and Sunday during the day. The kids will love the rope tow as the adult skiers will appreciate the chairlift and some challenging terrain. Cost for each session is $20.00. Instruction is available with advanced notice for all ages for an associated fee.  In the base lodge the restaurant is serving a full menu of yummy dishes at reasonable rates sure to put a smile on your face. Skiing with your family won't break the bank at Campton Mountain Ski area, this is a budget friendly alternative. The lodge at the Mountain is very cozy and inviting, there is always entertainment on the weekends and there is always a game on the big screen TV's.

Terrapin Tours

Traveling with Terrapin Tours takes the stress out of travel!  Let us worry about the details while you enjoy your tour. We know that you have choices when it comes to traveling, but we also think that we have the best tours departing from New Hampshire, and why we have a tremendous repeat client base.   Read below to learn more about our policies and travel philosophy.

Quality & Value. We may not be the least expensive, because that isn’t our goal. Our goal is to create the best tour that we can at a fair price. Extra meals; quality hotels in central locations; the right mix of free time and planned activities; a friendly, professional Tour Director on all tours; luxury motor coaches and courteous, professional drivers from Premier Coach.

Tenney Mountain

TENNEY - The adventure begins here!  On March 8, 2018, after an 8-year sabbatical, Tenney Mountain re-opened!

Tenney Mountain Ski Area, located in Plymouth, dates back to 1960. It flourished for years but hit roadblocks in the 80’s, compounded by financial problems involved with ambitious plans for nearby condominiums. It then went through four owners, including a Japanese company, before shutting down in 2010. In 2014, Michael Bouchard bought 900 acres on the mountain, including the ski area, for a reported $1.2 million

Loon Mountain Resort

Loon Mountain is New England’s most-accessible mountain resort destination, located in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. Soar to Loon Peak on New Hampshire’s longest scenic gondola skyride and explore glacial caves, climb the observation tower, slide in the mountaintop playground, and enjoy family dining with spectacular views.

The mountain has a lengthy history, starting with their opening in 1966 with 12 trails and two lifts. Now, 53 years later the resort has grown to 69 trails and 11 lifts.  And while it may draw pretty spectacular crowds on the weekend, weekday trips to Loon welcome you to open trails, friendly locals and yes, the same top-notch attention to conditions that wins it national accolades in SKI Magazine annually. Loon makes snowmaking and impeccable grooming a priority to keep conditions spiffy even on the busiest of days. 

Off The Hanger

Off the Hanger, LLC offers an impressive selection of wallet friendly fashions and accessories for all female kind; pre-teens to fashionable young-at-hearts!  They carry primarily name brand, women's and junior's styles, in sizes 00 up to 18.

You're sure to go home with a new favorite pair of jeans, a comfy weekend sweater, a blazer just right for work, a dress for that wedding next month, or the perfect, sexy top for going out on Friday night. 

The Little Church Theater

The Little Church Theater has a rich history as a small Catholic Chapel. Owned by the Diocese of Manchester and built at the end of the nineteenth century on land purchased from Arthur Johnson, The Sacred Heart Chapel was an important part of Holderness community life for almost a century.

Irene Bildeau Leavitt was, in 1908, the first person baptized in the chapel, and used to tell wonderful stories of her time there with its congregation. She remembered several weekly masses that were often attended by boys and girls from the many summer camps in the area, as well as by the year-round residents of Holderness, Ashland and Sandwich.

Deer Creek Farm

For Heidi Hawkensen Uhlman, owner of Deer Creek Farm, horses have been an outlet to her since she was 13 years old. She has attended over 10 sanctioned dressage shows and horse trials per summer and that has become a way of life for her.  She was also a competitive Alpine Ski racer in the winter with the same intense schedule through her adolescence years until she graduated from Plymouth State College and started riding full time year-round since the age of 25; competing mostly down south in North Carolina, Florida, and Kentucky.  She met her husband in 1997 and married in 2003 in Thornton NH where they reside with their daughter Paige.

At Deer Creek Farm they have the amenities to care for all horses whether it be the high-end sport horse or the dedicated recreational rider. They welcome all levels and are proud to be a professionally run family farm.  Heidi’s husband Parker does all the haying on the farm and she manages the barn while riding and teaching too. They have one daughter who is working very hard to grow up and be in the barn as well.

Burgeon Outdoor

Their Mission:  They believe in strengthening our community and local industry. They encourage outdoor enthusiasts to stay connected to the mountains and support our local economy. They proudly manufacture outdoor apparel in downtown Lincoln, NH.

The ApparelBurgeon Apparel was designed by outdoor enthusiasts. Their partnership with Merrow Manufacturing gives them access to some of the most technical products available while preserving their local roots. Their products are designed to withstand the harsh environment of the White Mountains, home of the World’s Worst Weather.

Benton's Sugar Shack

The Benton Family has been making maple syrup for five generations. You might say it’s in our blood!  When the sugar house was moved to its current location in 1983 from Millbrook Road, it began as a place to sell our syrup. With more traffic and visitors on the main road, we decided to turn the family farm into a ski touring center and added a place where folks could sit and eat a small meal before skiing. We served hotdogs, hamburgers, chili, homemade soups and Ma’s famous baked beans and the basic Pancake Platter.  To keep up with the growing demand of loyal customers who were less to ski and more to eat, we added our dining room addition in 1999, and the rest is history!