The White Mountains located in the northern portion of New Hampshire is a fantastic destination for families- especially in the summertime when there is so much to get out and see and do! Here are just a few things you must do while visiting the area:
- Cannon Aerial Tramway has two 80-passenger cable cars that transport you to the top of Cannon Mountain where you can take in the outstanding views of the White Mountains.
- Flume Gorge is located in Franconia Notch State Park. The Flume Gorge is a beautiful natural granite gorge with waterfalls and cascades that are accessible in a 2-mile scenic path.
- The White Mountains are home to two ski resorts that turn into a summer playground, Cranmore Mountain and Attitash Mountain Resort. These resorts have great family activities such as zip lines, the alpine slide, and mountain coasters.
There are also other great ways to enjoy the White Mountains such as outdoor activities like hiking, kayaking, biking and swimming. The White Mountains has it all with fantastic scenic views.
Thinking about spending some time in the Seacoast Region of New Hampshire this summer? Here are a few destinations that make for amazing weekend road trip!
- Visit the Seacoast Center at Odiorne Point State Park. This state park is worth exploring, with 350 acres with hiking trails, multiple habitats, tide pool touch-tanks, and located right on the Atlantic Ocean.
- Strawbery Banke Museum is located in Portsmouth, NH and is a 10-acre outdoor history museum with 38 homes and other structures dating from 1695 to 1820, some restored and furnished to a particular period, other used as historical exhibits.
- Hampton Beach has been one of the most popular resort towns for generations on the seacoast. The popular Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom, which was built in 1899, is a live music and comedy venue on the boardwalk that lines the long white-sand beach. Other activities in this always lively town, are concerts at Hampton Beach State Park's Seashell Stage, movies on the beach, and fireworks
This is a shoreline drive along the coast of New Hampshire has both region’s Colonial history and it’s scenic beauty.