Vacationing with tweens and teens is not always easy. They’re too old for the magic of Disney, sleep all day, and just want to do crazy TikTok videos with their friends. It’s time to put the phones away for a week and head to the White Mountains for some family outdoor fun. There is an abundance of extraordinary things you can do in the White Mountains from hiking to ATV tours to downhill mountain biking and more, it’s time to get the kids off their phones and back into the great outdoors this summer!
The White Mountains of New Hampshire are a great destination for families with young kids. Enjoy many local attractions and activities that kids aged six to 12 will love on your next summer vacation. Book a long weekend or entire week at RiverWalk Resort and explore the area by foot, bike, car, and more. Whether you prefer to stay close to the resort or head out into the mountains, you’ll be making memories to last a lifetime with your family. Below is a potential itinerary to keep you busy from morning to night for 5 days, but if you’re looking for more adventures or dinner recommendations, make sure you reach out to the RiverWalk Resort Adventure Concierge.
The White Mountains are New Hampshire’s year-round, family-friendly playground. Traveling with babies and children under the age of five can be challenging to say the least. If you’re not ready to hop on a plane with all the baby gear to spend a week at Disney World, then head up I-93 to Lincoln and spend some time in the White Mountains. The region offers an abundance of things to do for children under five.
The White Mountains of New Hampshire typically get over 150 inches of snow every winter, making it one of the best places in New England for winter outdoor fun. While many people are drawn to the area for downhill skiing, there is also opportunity to trade the alpine skis in for Nordic ones and experience the mountains from a whole different view. With hundreds of miles of trails across the mountain range, there are trails for all ages and abilities.
Self-care has become a mainstream term and for good reason. It’s important to take care of yourself physically, mentally, and emotionally. The past 18 months have been tough for everyone and many of us are feeling burnt out and just over the pandemic. But the good news is that a little self-care can reset your mind and body for a new day. Head to RiverWalk Resort at Loon Mountain in Lincoln and indulge in our self-care bucket list.
The White Mountains are famous for their scenic high peaks with stunning views of the surrounding mountain ranges and nature. But what do you do when you’re short on time yet still want a hiking trail that packs a big punch when it comes to views? Thankfully, the White Mountains have an abundance of smaller peaks that provide world-class views of the area.
They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Good thing there are tons of delicious breakfast spots in the Lincoln and North Woodstock area! There are bagels, egg benedict, omelets, waffles, pancakes, and more. Choose from sit-down meals with the whole family or grab n’ go before your next big adventure. Just don’t forget the coffee!
After a long day on the ski hill or hiking trails, nothing tastes better than a delicious wood-fired pizza with your favorite toppings or a plate of hot, buttery pasta and a glass of wine. You don’t need a plane ticket to eat authentic Italian cuisine anymore as you’ll find La Vista in the heart of RiverWalk Resort.
The White Mountains of New Hampshire are world famous with their granite peaks and colorful fall foliage, but did you know that there is so much more to do in the area? The White Mountains are home to year-round and seasonal family-friendly attractions to keep you busy every day of the year. Choose from amusement theme parks, trains, natural attractions, and more and make memories that will last you for a lifetime.
Despite being small mountain towns, Lincoln and neighboring North Woodstock have an abundance of stores for all your shopping needs. If you forget your ski gloves at home, Lahout’s has you covered! Need last minute gifts? Head to one of the many gift shops in North Woodstock. Perhaps Mother Nature is not cooperating or you just need a shopping day, our favorite stores in town will provide excellent retail therapy.