NH Attractions: Your Complete Gude To Everything in The Northern Half of NH ~ White Mountains, Lakes, Waterparks, Railroads, Theme Parks -- Everything!

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Northern NH Attractions

Theme Parks / Amusements

Clark's Traiding Post:   Lincoln
Since 1928, Clark's has been a tourist icon. With a railroad, circus themed shows, trained bears, and a resident Wolfman, this is one not to be missed.

Fort Jefferson Fun Park:  Jefferson
Formerly Six Gun City, The old west comes alive at here, plus coasters, go-karts and other rides, children will have a blast.

Storyland:  Glen
The kids will love Storyland, a fairytale theme park nestled in the mountain town of Glen, NH. The rides and activities will entertain your children as they have since 1954.

Santas Village :  Jefferson
What better way to please the kids than a Christmas theme park with rides, shows and activities and even shopping for the grownups.

Whale's Tail Waterpark:  Lincoln
Looking for some wet and wild fun? Whale's Tail offers fun, sun and lots of slides and water attractions.

Outdoors / Hiking

Great Glen Trails:   Gorham
Biking, running, paddling, white water rafting and cross-country skiing are all available.

The Flume Gorge:   Lincoln
Get a cool spray off the waterfalls and look at the shafts of light as they go deeper into the cool granite during this easy 2 hour hike.

Polar Caves:   Rumney
Located just outside Plymouth, at the bridge between the Lakes region and the White Mountains, the Polar Caves offer some great trails, and a bit of geology.

Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves:   North Woodstock
Portions of the caves are lit by lanterns, so there's a mystique of spookiness that is appealing.

The Appalachian Trail
The Appalachian Trail in New Hampshire can be enjoyed by everyone, from the novice to the experienced hiker. Spring, summer and the foliage can be viewed in the glory from a variety of trails.

Beaver Brook Falls Wayside Park:   Colebrook
Don't be deceived by the geography in the area: it may seem flat and nondescript, but visitors discover a 30-foot waterfall, part of an 80-foot total drop.

Castle in the Clouds:   Moultonborough
The dramatic and lovely mansion in entirety or portion can be rented for weddings and corporate events. There are a variety of events, and even a "boot camp" fitness series at the castle.

Kancamagus Highway
Often called the best place to see foliage in the United States, The Kancamagus Highway is now designated an American Scenic Byway for "Its rich history, aesthetic beauty and culture," according to the website.

The Mount Washington Auto Road:  Gorham
From the first horse-drawn wagons to today's modern vehicles, vacationers on the Auto Road have been experiencing the wonders of Mount Washington's weather, scenery and history for 150 years.

Connecticut River Byway and Waypoint Communities
Experience traditions, vivid history, deeply rooted farming heritage, call of the railroads, natural beauty, and recreation along the Connecticut River Byway.

Rides 'n Guides

Barking Brook Sled Dog Adventures:   Bridgewater
A three hour ride with happy, friendly dogs through lovely scenery promises adventure.

Cannon Aerial Tram:   Franconia
The ascent takes less than ten minutes, and the operator will identify the landmarks along the way. Each gondola can hold up to 80 people. Mustard (the yellow tram) and Ketchup (the red one) will whisk you up the 4,000 foot mountain.

Cog Railway:   Bretton Woods
You're on vacation, let someone else do the driving, and enjoy the spectacular scenery as you take a historic train ride up the tallest mountain in the Eastern United States.

Conway Scenic Railroad:   North Conway
While this is a Mecca for tourists during the fall foliage season, it is a wonderful scenic tour any time of year.

Hobo Railroad:   Lincoln
This antique railway gives you the option of two major areas in New Hampshire, the White Mountains or the Lakes Region.

Moose Tours in Gorham:   Gorham
Darker in color, and without the reflective eyes of a deer, people may not see a moose until they are very close.

Verticle Ventures Aviation:   Whitefield
The best way to see the White Mountains and its many gorges is by air. Moose sightings at no additional charge!


Jericho Mountain ATV Park:   Berlin
Jericho Mountain State Park provides opportunities for miles of trail riding for ATV, UTV, trail bike, and snowmobile enthusiasts alike.

Attitash Mountain Recreation Area:   Bartlett
Views of Mount Washington and the Presidential Range, rugged, craggy outcroppings make this a year round destination for active folks.

Monkey Trunks Extreme Aerial Adventures:   Chocorua
The course takes two or three hours to complete, and includes tightropes, swinging beams and a series of cargo nets.

Alpine Adventures:   Lincoln
Okay, if your secret wish in life is to see Grandpa hurtling through the air over the majestic scenery of the White Mountains, this is your fantasy come true.

Mountain Meadow Funplex:   Canaan
Mechanical bulls, rock wall climbing, miniature golf, batting cages and basketball courts, the Competition Complex has it all, and all indoors.


Berlin Fish Hatchery and Barry Conservation Camp:   Berlin
The Berlin Hatchery informs and educates visitors about the maintenance of the population of fish, especially those sought by anglers.

Living Shores Aquarium:   Glen
New in the North Country, Living Shores Aquarium has over 32,000 sq. ft. of interactive tide pools, exhibits and activities. Located next to Story Land.

Owl Brook Hunter Education Center :   Holderness
The Owl Brook Hunter Education Center not only teaches you how to hunt, but also educates with an eye on accountability.


Woodstock Inn Station & Brewery:   North Woodstock
This place not only brews beer, but has a wide variety of lodging available, and serves as a wedding venue.

Entertainment / Municipal / Shopping

Jackson Falls Historic District Walk:   Littleton
If you like downtowns, history and walks, Jackson has just the spot, especially during foliage season!

Littleton NH Riverwalk:   Littleton
If you like downtowns, shopping and walks, Littleton has a deal for you!


Scheduled Events

  Seussical   (9/6-15)
  2001 Space Odyssey   (9/7)
  Muster in the Mountains   (9/7-9)
  Wingzilla   (9/8)
  Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino   (9/9)
  Things [Mom] Taught Me   (9/13-23)
  Reach the Beach   (9/14-15)
  WM Storytelling Festival   (9/14-16)
  Metallak Race   (9/15)
  Mandeville & Richards   (9/15)
  Cohase Film Slam   (9/16)
  Tricycle Grand Prix  (9/16)
  Rodney Crowell   (9/21)
  NH Highland Games   (9/21-23)
  Don Who   (9/22)
  Harvest Celebration   (9/22)
  Health & Wellness Fair   (9/22)
  Jeep Invasion  (9/22)
  Lakes Region Tri Festival   (9/22-23)
  Pat Metheny   (9/26)
  Driving Miss Daisy   (9/27 - 10/6)
  Neko Case   (9/27)
  Shot of JD   (9/28)
  Dixville Half Marathon   (9/29)
  New Hampshire Marathon   (9/29)
  Matthew Odell   (9/30)
  Lincoln Fall Craft Festival   (10/6&7)
  Sparrow Blue & Crowes Pasture   (10/6)
  Oktoberfest  (10/6-7)
  White Mountain Oktoberfest   (10/6-7)
  Fall Foliage Celebration   (10/6-8)
  Sandwich Fair   (10/6-8)
  Paddle the Border   (10/7)
  Lincoln Fall Craft Festival   (10/7-9)
  Shadow Play   (10/10)
  Killer Joe   (10/11-21)
  Greg Brown   (10/12)
  Camping & RV Show   (10/12-14)
  Riverfire & Horrorfest   (10/13)
  Jay Stollman Band   (10/19)
  Murder Dinner Train   (10/19-20)
  Pumpkin Patch Express   (10/19-21)
  All Things Pumpkin   (10/20)
  Ethan Setiawan Band   (10/20)
  Bettye LaVette   (10/26)
  Murder Dinner Train   (10/26-27)
  Pumpkin Patch Express   (10/26-28)
  Berlin Jazz   (10/27)

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  Alpine Adventures
  Clark's Trading Post
  Cog Railway
  Conway Scenic Railroad
  Fort Jefferson Fun Park
  Jericho Mountain ATV Park
  Kancamagus Highway
  Littleton Riverwalk
  Lost River Gorge
  Mountain Meadow Funplex
  Mt. Washington Auto Road
  Polar Caves
  Santa's Village
  Vertical Ventures
  Whale's Tail Water Park
  Woodstock Inn & Brewery


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