The White Mountains of New Hampshire is one of New England’s most popular scenic destinations. Northern New Hampshire is in a word, AMAZING! The East Coast has a total of 178 ski mountains, 27 of which are in New Hampshire and an additional 56 are located in our bordering states of Vermont, Maine and Massachusetts. New Hampshire’s major recreational attractions include skiing (Loon Mountain, Waterville Valley and Cannon Mountain), snowmobiling, hiking and a total of 17 area attractions.
If you’re planning on moving here, you better not mind snow and ice. According to currentresults.com, last year the North Country experienced more than 40 days of snow averaging nearly 100 inches. Without a doubt, an essential skill for living in New Hampshire is the ability to drive well in the snow. A true New Hampshirite can drive skillfully and safely in the snow with any vehicle.
Part of what makes Northern New Hampshire great is its location and geography. You’re close to the mountains, lakes, ocean, Canada, New York City, Boston, and more from this tiny nook of the country. Another great thing is that it only takes about 1–2 hours at most to get around most of our state.
Autumn in New Hampshire is quite spectacular and most certainly the most scenic of all the seasons. During this season of change take advantage of all it has to offer; scenic road trips, apple picking at your favorite orchard, corn mazes and haunted walks.
Whether your journey to the White Mountains takes you to several attractions or natural wonders, you will want to spend some time exploring the White Mountains Trail. On the trail you will discover spectacular scenery, covered bridges, picturesque towns and villages, and friendly people. The White Mountains Trail is known for its natural splendor, cultural richness, historical charm and stimulating recreation-as well as some of the most beautiful scenery in the eastern United States. It can be driven in a day or can be the object of an entire vacation's worth of relaxation, exploration, and discovery. We recommend you take the time to “Stay a While” in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. It is a wonderful region to escape, relax, explore and create unforgettable memories for many years to come.