Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
381 U.S. Route 3
Lincoln, NH 03251
Phone: (603) 745-3661
Fax: (603) 745-9829
This is one of those good stops to know about if the kids grow weary of hiking the White Mountains. At first glance, it has tourist trap written all over it, but once inside you will mutter, "Zang, this is fun." Kids can jerk their necks around on the water bumper boats, or relax on a 30-minute train ride. The fearless can get awed in Mystical Mansion, or marvel at a trained black bear show. There are also plenty of novelty shops full of New Hampshire-type items such as maple sugar products and candles.
In the folds of the White Mountain ranges stands the Cannon Mountain which houses the famous Cannon Mountain Ski Area. It also has a state-owned resort, which is positioned well within the Franconia Notch State Park. The skiing park offers nine lifts in a 165-acre (66-hectare) area. In the state of North Hampshire, this is one of the most vertical skiing grounds. The skiing season starts in the months of December and ends by in April. Many famous Olympic skiers have been born and brought up in this area.
Attitash Mountain Resort is popular among adventure sports lovers. Encompassing two mountains, the Attitash and Bear Peak, it features 67 trails and 78 ski runs. The slopes are ideal for amateurs, professionals and everyone in between. In the summer, visitors can engage in activities like mountain biking and equestrianism.
With a mission of exploring the natural world and understanding the ecology, the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is a center of great natural environment and zoo. Located on 180 acres (73 ha) of land, the center uses the live animal to exhibit, natural science programs, and the lake cruises to educate the people about the natural world. Along with the outdoor classrooms, the center focuses on teaching the visitors about the value of nature, ecological concepts of interrelationships, adaptions, populations, and habitats.
This prominent mountain is the highest peak in the northeastern region of the United States. Once believed to be the home of the gods by the Abenaki people, Mount Washington was left untouched until European settlers ascended the mountain in 1642. The mid-19th Century saw a surge in tourism when the mountain became one of the nations first tourist attractions with the building of two hotels and equestrian trails.