Perfect Fall Getaway in the White Mountains

Posted by Katelyn Michaud on Sep 11, 2018 4:18:59 PM

Schools back in session. The mercury is dropping, and the leaves are slowly starting to turn colors. Fall is officially on the way. What better way to celebrate the change in the season then head to the White Mountains for a weekend or weeklong getaway. Home to delicious restaurants, miles and miles of hiking trails, and incredible mountaintop views, the White Mountains of New Hampshire is the place you want to be. Lace up your hiking boots and grab the flannel, it’s time to book your getaway today.

This blog post is part of "The Guide to Fall Activities in The White Mountains" blog series.

 

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Topics: Things To Do, Family Friendly, Fall, Outdoor Activities

4 Ways to Get the Best Fall Foliage Views

Posted by Katelyn Michaud on Sep 11, 2018 4:18:47 PM

The mercury is starting to drop, and the leaves are slowing turning from green to hues of yellow, orange, and red. Fall in New England is one of the best places to be, especially in the White Mountains. Every year thousands of “leaf peepers” head to the mountains in search of the perfect vista to get the best views of the leaves. Bring your camera and get ready to post a million fall foliage pictures of Instagram.

This blog post is part of "The Guide to Fall Activities in The White Mountains" blog series.

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Topics: Fall, Outdoor Activities

Highland Games Return to Loon Mountain

Posted by Katelyn Michaud on Aug 17, 2018 12:26:24 PM

In just over a month, the small town of Lincoln will be overrun with men in kilts, bagpipes, and haggis. While you may hope that they are filming the new season of Outlander in the White Mountains, it is, in fact, the return of one of the largest Highland Games in North America. From Friday, September 21st through Sunday, September 23rd, the New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival (NHHG&F) will be returning to Loon Mountain Resort again for its 42nd year. 

This blog post is part of  "The Guide to Fall Activities in the White Mountains" blog series.

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Topics: Things To Do, Family Friendly, Fall, Outdoor Activities, Events

One Last Hoorah In The Mountains Before School Starts

Posted by Katelyn Michaud on Aug 7, 2018 12:26:43 PM

The start of school is just around the corner. Before you dive into back to school shopping, plan one last hoorah for the summer. The White Mountains are not only home to spectacular natural beauty, but also to many attractions, water parks, and more. Enjoy a weekend or a week away in the mountains before all the soccer practices, math homework, and ballet lessons start in September.

This blog post is part of “The Guide to Summer Activities In The White Mountains” blog series.

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Topics: Family Friendly, Summer, Outdoor Activities

Guide To Swimming Spots in Lincoln, New Hampshire

Posted by Katelyn Michaud on Jul 25, 2018 9:11:48 AM

The dog days of summer are upon us. Even with a higher elevation and a fresh mountain breeze, the days can get steamy in the White Mountains. To combat the heat and the humidity, take a dip in one of the many swimming holes in the western White Mountains.

This blog post is part of “The Guide to Summer Activities In The White Mountains” blog series.

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Topics: Summer, Outdoor Activities

Head to the White Mountains for Some Good Old-Fashioned Family Fun

Posted by Katelyn Michaud on Jul 11, 2018 9:46:06 AM

With smartphones, tablets, and video games, it’s easy to spend your summer vacation indoors. Leave all the technology behind and escape to the White Mountains for a little family fun. For centuries, the White Mountains were a popular escape for America’s elite who would come to the area every summer to enjoy the fresh mountain air.

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Topics: Family Friendly, Summer, Outdoor Activities

6 Reasons Why Early July Is the Best Part of Summer in the White Mountains

Posted by Katelyn Michaud on Jun 13, 2018 3:55:23 PM

With the summer solstice just around the corner, the dog days of summer are upon us. In just a few shorts weeks, we’ll be trading in our pants and sweaters for shorts and some red, white, and blue attire for summer’s biggest celebration. Surprisingly, the White Mountains are uncrowded and quiet during the holiday week making it one of the best times of the year to visit the region.

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Topics: Things To Do, Summer, Outdoor Activities

The Best Half-Day Hikes in the White Mountains

Posted by Katelyn Michaud on May 22, 2018 2:33:32 PM

The White Mountains is full of incredible hikes ranging from easy nature trails by the river to challenging tactical climbs on some of the highest peaks east of the Mississippi River. While it’s easy to spend your entire weekend in hiking boots on the trail, sometimes you just want to summit a peak in the morning and enjoy a delicious burger in town at lunchtime.

This blog post is part of “The Guide to Summer Activities In The White Mountains” blog series.

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Topics: Summer, Outdoor Activities

Best Advanced Hikes in the White Mountains

Posted by Katelyn Michaud on May 16, 2018 12:13:53 PM

The White Mountains of New Hampshire are home to some of the toughest mountain peaks on the East Coast. While the peaks might not be as high as similar peaks out west, the weather and terrain are notoriously challenging.

This blog post is part of “The Guide to Summer Activities In The White Mountains” blog series.

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Topics: Summer, Outdoor Activities

The Best Spring Hikes in the White Mountains

Posted by Katelyn Michaud on Apr 3, 2018 12:22:35 PM

This blog post is part of “The Guide to Spring Activities In The White Mountains” blog series

Spring hiking in NH is spectacular. The trails are uncrowded, the wildflowers and trees are starting to bloom after a long winter, and the wildlife is just waking up and searching for food. While some people prefer to avoid New England during the Spring months due to a little thing we call “mud season,” it’s one of the best times of year for hiking.

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Topics: Springtime, Outdoor Activities