New Hampshire residents know how to have fun in the White Mountains all year long. To be sure, the mountains here make for an awesome summer and fall vacation experience, so when things warm up each spring, locals take in the green and put on their best good-time sneakers. From hiking and mountain biking to river rafting and canoeing, bungee jumping, zip lines, amusement parks, climbing, alpine slides, hot air balloon rides, skateboard, water parks, boating, camping, summer music festivals or playing a round of golf, there's plenty to do for kids of all ages.
New Hampshire may be amongst the most picturesque states in the Union. Between the majestic mountains and her covered bridges, the fall carpet of foliage – a riot of colors so rich they put the legendary Aspen to shame, there's just no end to the marvels to be seen and enjoyed and experienced in this state! Waterfalls, State Parks, Farmer's markets, golf, spas & relaxing resorts, cultural events that show off the state's art and history... no matter what you're after, you're bound to find far more than you could possibly take in during your first vacation. But that's okay. Visitors to New Hampshire always come back for more.
Mountain Resort Destinations
Some popular vacaation activites include; Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway, Clark's Trading Post, Conway Scenic Railroad, The Flume Gorge offers a spectacular walk through a natural abyss over historic covered bridges and past refreshing mountain waterfalls, the Conway Scenic Railroad - Valley Train, Hobo Railroad, Loon Mountain - Loon's scenic Summit Skyride, Lost River Gorge and the Boulder Caves. Since 1853, thousands of visitors of all ages have marveled at the splendor, mystery and tranquility of Lost River Gorge. Take a drive up the Mt. Washington Auto Road for a one-of-a-kind experience. We also recommend taking a ride to the top of Mt. Washington on the world's first mountain-climbing railway, Mount Washington Cog Railway. In Attitash, the Aquaboggan Waterslide just one of four water slides to ride.
Things to Do
This state just happens to be home to the largest skateboard park in New England located at Woodbury ski area. The state's Maple Syrup festivities are right up there for family fun. Outdoor adventures abound, including canoeing, kayaking, and sailing amidst the richness of the mountain lakes and rivers. Nature watching is vivid as well, with bears, eagles, moose—or perhaps you'd like to try your hand at some outrageously good fishing? Get advice from local bait and tackle shop and you are on your way. Bird watching is very popular as is hiking to see one of the 100 scenic waterfalls in the state. It's all there, just waiting for you to pick your pleasure.
New Hampshire seems to expect you to be rather fond of horseback riding. There are inns with stables, resorts with stables, even ride & stay packages! Trail rides, dinner rides, and hay rides on a buckboard wagon are all part and parcel of the good time vacation experience to be had. Ride back into God's Country, and find yourself at one with the natural beauty all around you. The climate can't be beat, and the people couldn't possibly be friendlier, whether you ride or not!
Summer Vacation Savings
Give yourself a real treat this spring, summer or fall and make New Hampshire your mountain vacation destination! Don't forget to click money saving categories to get your deals and discounts before you go. You're certain to have an awesome time, and return with a heart full of wonderful memories to hold you over until you're able to visit again and again. Choose a vacation resort area and take advantage of the fantastic savings that range from discounts on lodging, restaurant deals, travel, transportation, activities, and much more!