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.
This is one of those rare spots that makes you wish you possessed the phone number for Mother Nature so that you could call her up to applaud her for a job well done. This well maintained two-mile walk drops visitors into a naturally made gorge that features towering 90-foot walls on both sides. And, if that is not enough, there are also waterfalls and deep pools of water that some say gives a new definition to the meaning of tranquility. Stop in the Information Center for a brief introduction film or to collect some souvenirs.
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.
The White Mountains, situated in the Northeastern region of the United States is part of a larger network of outdoor areas within New Hampshire. The forest, established in 1918, encompasses a mammoth 750,852 acres (3,038.59 square kilometers) of land. With six different wilderness areas, the park takes a few days to see in its entirety.
The Mount Washington Resort is one of the most popular ski resorts in the state of New Hampshire. The resort is full of fun filled activities such as golf during the summers, canopy tours, luxurious spa facilities, exquisite dining, trekking, hiking and of course skiing and snow boarding in winters. You can pamper yourself at their luxuriant spa, after which you can head for a lavish treat at their dining area. For those who want to extend their stay here, can book a cozy room at one of their inns and lodges. The Mount Washington Resort is located in the Crawford Notch gorge which makes the resort even more exotic due to its landscape. For further details, do visit their website.
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.