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Discover Wonders

White Mountains region road trip itinerary.
Discover the stunning natural attractions found in the White Mountain National Forest and beyond. The inspiring beauty of these magic wonders will leave you with unforgettable memories to last a lifetime.
 
  1. Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves (1712 Lost River Road, North Woodstock) Explore this spectacular natural wonder, where wooden boardwalks will guide you along jagged rock walls, glacial boulder caves, and cascading waterfalls as you explore the gorge.

  2. Franconia Notch State Park (260 Tramway Drive, Franconia) Discover the trove of wonders hidden within the notch, including the Cannon Aerial Tramway which summits Cannon Mountain, delivering unbelievable views for passengers along the way. Or the Flume Gorge—a stunningly deep, walkable ravine at the base of Mount Liberty.

  3. Seven Birches Winery & One Love Brewery (22 South Mountain Drive, Lincoln) Stop by for a tasting and tour of this boutique winery crafting wines with a mix of locally-grown fruits and grape varietals from around the world. If beer is more your thing, stop by One Love Brewery right next door, offering locally made craft beer and creative fare too!

  4. The Kancamagus Highway (298 Main Street, Lincoln) Considered one of the most scenic byways in the Northeast, the Kancamagus winds 56.4 miles on Rt 112 through the White Mountain National Forest, showcasing unbelievable scenery and offering a host of incredible hiking trails.

  5. Conway Scenic Railroad (38 Norcross Circle, North Conway) Embark on a scenic train ride weaving through the awe-inspiring White Mountains, choosing between 11, 21, or the 50 mile train ride that takes you over rugged Crawford Notch.

  6. Mount Washington State Park (1 Mount Washington Auto Road, Gorham) You can summit the tallest peak in the Northeast 3 ways: Hike it, Drive it, or Ride It. The Mount Washington Auto Road is open for guided tours or for passenger cars to drive to the peak; or you can ride in the world’s first mountain climbing train: The Mount Washington Cog Railway.

  7. Omni Mount Washington Resort (310 Mount Washington Hotel Rd, Bretton Woods) Time for an incredible photo opp! Travel Route 302 to capture the Mt Washington Resort, one of NH’s grand hotels.  The bright red roof against Mt Washington is simply majestic.  If you have time, stop by the hotel to enjoy a cocktail on the porch with a view.

  8. Weathervane Theatre (389 Lancaster Road, Whitefield) Sit back and enjoy live acting at this award winning summer theatre.  Productions include some of Broadway’s best. Check out the family-friendly children’s shows too!

Pit Stops:
 
  • Shop: North Conway is a shopping mecca, where you’ll find name brands at discounted prices in the outlets at Settler’s Greenin addition to great local shops like Zeb’s General Store and White Birch Books along the scenic White Mountain Highway!

  • Eat: Ledges Restaurant at The White Mountain Hotel (87 Fairway Drive, North Conway); Schilling Beer Co. (18 Mill Street, Littleton); Thompson House Eatery (193 Main Street, Jackson); Woodstock Inn Brewery (125 Main Street, North Woodstock).