Beyond the grounds of the Nordic Inn, the towns of Lincoln and Woodstock offer boutiques and shops perfect for browsing. Franconia and Mount Washington are popular destinations to the north, as is North Conway (a factory outlet mecca) to the east, and the Lakes Region to the south. Ask about local maps and area brochures at the Chamber of Commerce or the NH visitors center located at the junction of Rtes. 93 and 112.
Some of the Attractions in the White Mountain Area
Aerial Forest Adventure Park, Unleash your inner Tarzan (or Jane!) in the Aerial Forest Adventure Park, the newest in New Hampshire’s White Mountains! Test your balance and agility by working your way from platform to platform high in the forest, crossing bridges, climbing ladders, and zooming across zip lines.
Attitash Alpine Slide, Rte 302, Bartlett. Aquaboggan Water Slide, Cannon Ball Waterslide and restaurant. Alpine slide is 4000 ft. "bobsled like" run. Guided horseback rides at the Fields of Attitash. Telephone 374-2368.
Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway, Franconia Notch State Park, Franconia. Scenic seven-minute ride in enclosed cable car to the 4200 ft. summit, walking trails, panoramic views, observation deck, and wild alpine flowers. Telephone 823-5563
Canopy Zip-Line Eco-Adventure, our newest attraction is one of the first of its kind in the US. This will be something that you long remember and is a great activity for the entire family. Don’t forget your camera! Alpine Adventures at (888) 745-1919
Castle in the Clouds, Rte. 171, Moultonborough. Tour the historic mansion, hiking and horseback rides on over 55 miles of private trails. Breathtaking mountain and lake views, waterfalls, picnicking, carriage house and patio dining. Telephone 1-800-729-2468
Clark's Trading Post & White Mountain Central Railroad, Route 3 Lincoln. Bear exhibit, train rides, museums, Americana, rustic house, Old Time photo parlor, Maple log cabin and museum, Merlin's mansion, Old Fashioned Ice Cream Parlor, Old Time Garage and Show Room, and Bumper Boat Water Slide. Telephone 745-2262
Conway Scenic Railroad, Rtes. 16 & 302, North Conway. 11 mile, one-hour train ride through New Hampshire countryside in restored antique coaches pulled by 66 year old steam locomotive or early diesel. Sit in control cab of huge diesel locomotive. Telephone 356-5251
Flume Gorge, Franconia Notch State Park, Franconia. Natural chasm, 800 ft. long waterfall, covered bridges, 70 ft. high perpendicular moss covered granite wall, glacial pools, visitor center, and interpretive exhibits. Telephone 823-5563
Franconia Notch State Park, Rte. 3, Lincoln. Home of the Old Man of the Mountains. Set 1200 feet above Profile Lake on a sheer cliff is this natural stone profile - the symbol for New Hampshire. Also in the park are the Flume, Echo Lake, the Basin (a deep glacial pothole), Cannon Aerial Tramway and Lafayette Campground. Telephone 745-8391
Franconia Soaring Center, Rte. 116, Franconia. Experience the purest form of flight as you view the White Mountains in the area's only sailplanes, on a flight of spectacular peace and beauty. All pilots are federally licensed. Scenic flights, rentals, and instructions. Telephone 823-5542
Hobo Hills Miniature Golf, Kancamagus Highway at I-93, exit 32, Lincoln. 3 acres of fun, mountain views, uniquely designed playing greens, challenging putts through caves and waterfalls. 1500 yards carpet, beautifully landscaped. Open: May - Mid-October Telephone 745-2125
Hobo Railroad, Kancamagus Highway at I-93, exit 32, Lincoln. Features a tourist train excursion along the Pemigewasset River. Lunch/snack service onboard. Train rides and gift shop. Telephone 745-2135
BarnZ Cinema, Rte. 112, Lincoln. One-third mile from the Nordic Inn--offers children's matinees and first run films.
Loon Mountain Aerial Adventure Park, Kancamagus Highway, Lincoln. New Hampshire's newest park featuring 5 courses and 4 levels of varying difficulty which are fun for all ability levels. Participants are challenged to maneuver from platform to platform high up in the trees, by crossing various bridges, climbing ladders, obstacles and zip lines. Telephone 745-8111
Loon Mountain Skyride, Kancamagus Highway, Lincoln. New Hampshire's longest aerial ride, panoramic views, observation tower, cafeteria at summit, as well as hiking trails, picnic grounds, and playground. Telephone 745-8111
Loon MountainPark, Kancamagus Highway, Lincoln. Wildlife Theatre, horseback riding, archery, mountain biking including lift-access, in-line skate park, festivals, concerts and special events.
Lost River Reservation, Route 112, North Woodstock. Tour gorge on boardwalks following river as it appears and disappears, clamber about Hall of Ships, stand under Guillotine Rock, squeeze through Lemon Squeezer (all caves can be bypassed), Paradise Falls, picnic area, nature garden, geological and ecological displays. Telephone 745-8031
Mt. Washington Auto Road, starts at Glen House on Route 16, Pinkham Notch. Guided tour to summit in chauffeured vehicle or free audio tour in your own car. Observatory Museum, Tip Top House on the Northeast's highest point. Telephone 466-3988
Mt. Washington Cog Railway, Mt. Washington. Authentic coal-fired steam powered railway trip to summit of Mt. Washington, (3 hours round trip). Museum, restaurant, and gift shop. Telephone 800-922-8825
M/S Mount Washington, daily departures from Weirs Beach, Wolfeboro, Alton Bay, and Center Harbor. Breakfast, lunch, and evening dinner-dance cruises on beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee. The most scenic cruise in New England.
Jean,s Playhouse, Rte. 112, Lincoln. A professional summer repertory musical theatre company, which has developed a reputation for high level artistic performances, including past productions of Grease, Oklahoma!, Anything Goes, and The Music Man. North Country Center for the Arts also produces a Children’s Theatre company, performing original adaptations of well-known folk and fairy tales during an eight week summer season.
Snow Tubing at Loon Mountain, Tubing is continuous from day to night. All tubes are steerable and stoppable! Tubing is open daily, depending upon weather. Please call ahead 603-745-8111.
Owl's Nest Golf Club, Cornish designed championship layout, newly opened in 1998. Par 72, 6910 yards, Bentgrass throughout, 4 sets of tees. Campton, Exit 28.
Polar Caves, Route 25, 5 miles west of Plymouth, (exit 26, I-93). Continuous cave tours, Glacial Boulder Maze, Rainbow Cascades, beautiful woodland setting, ice cream shop, gift shop, cafeteria, Maple Museum, waterfowl and exotic bird exhibit, picnic area, and 45 ft. covered bridge. Telephone 536-1888
Santa's Village, Rte. 2, Jefferson. Visit Santa and Elves, Nutcracker Activity Center, Santa's Barn and Post Office, Yule Log Flume water ride, Christmas Coaster Carousel, Sleigh monorail, enchanted train, and old-fashioned cars. Trained macaws, puppets, electro-animated Jingle Jamboree, snack bar, Nick's Pizza Parlor, gift and toy shops, and picnic area. Telephone 586-4445
Six Gun City, 1/4 mile east of jct. Rtes. 2 & 115, Jefferson. Family fun in Old West, horses, burrows and goats. Carriage and Sleigh Museum, Frontier show and Cowboy skits with deputized children. Thirteen rides include Log Boats, Log Hauler, Roller Racers, bumper boats and new Tomahawk Run Water Slide. General store, gift shop, and snack bar. Telephone 586-4592
Skiing, We are central to all Ski 93 Mountains. Loon Mountain is 1 mile to the East, 745-8111; Cannon Mountain is a 10 minute ride away on I-93, 823-5563; Bretton Woods, Rte. 302, Bretton Woods. Approx. 30 minutes away, 800-232-2972; and Waterville Valley is also just a 30 minute ride away. Telephone 1-800-GO-VALLEY.
Story Land, children's theme park where fairy tales come to life! There's a smile and adventure around every corner: ride in Cinderella's Pumpkin Coach, spin through a giant cuckoo clock and get wet with their newest attraction Splash Battle Pharaoh's Reign! A water splash-blast for the whole family! Story Land features 22 wonderfully themed rides, lively shows, unique play areas, and friendly storybook characters. Make memories to last a lifetime! A family favorite since 1954! Telephone (603) 383-4293
White Mountain Motorsports Park, Rte. 3, North Woodstock. Exciting stock car racing every Saturday at 6 P.M. on a quarter mile asphalt track. Five action packed divisions include Late Models, Super Streets, Strictly Stock and Mini Stocks. Telephone 745-6727
Whale's Tale WaterPark, Rte. 3, Lincoln. Four flume water slides, 2 speed and 2 circular slides, Wave pool, Lazy River, Kiddie pool, gift shop, snack bar, and changing facilities. Telephone 745-8810
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