Grand Adventures

The Grand Adventures of Northern New Hampshire are among the best experiences that the region has to offer. You won’t find these outstanding adventures elsewhere, making them well worth a drive — or a flight — from anywhere in the country. We’ve done the work in establishing that these adventures are the best of the best; you get to relax and enjoy the experience.

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Mt. Washington Auto Road

Gorham, NH

America’s Oldest Manmade Tourist Attraction. The road ascends through four climate zones to 6,288-foot Mt. Washington, the highest peak in the Northeast. Hike, drive yourself or take a guided tour in an Auto Road van. Snow Coach tours in winter. Breath-taking vistas!

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Great Glen Trails

Gorham, NH

Four-season outdoor center surrounded by the stunning peaks of the Presidential Range and magnificent Mt. Washington. Forty-five kilometer trail network for biking, running or walking. Guiding paddling adventures. Winter activities include skiing, snowshoeing, snowtubing and tours up the Mt. Washington Auto Road in the SnowCoach.

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AMC High Huts of the White Mountains

Pinkham Notch, NH

Renowned for their unique mountain hospitality, the Appalachian Mountain Club’s eight High Huts traverse the high peaks of the White Mountains and are spaced a day’s hike apart. Overnight accommodations include hearty home-cooked dinners and breakfasts. Self-service and full-service seasonal options.

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Mt. Washington Cog Railway

Marshfield Station, NH

The first mountain–climbing cog railway in the world. Board the train for a spectacular climb up the three-mile-long raised track to the 6,288-foot summit of Mount Washington. On top visit the Sherman Adams Visitors Center, Mt. Washington Observatory’s Weather Museum and the 1853 Tip Top House. Reservations recommended. Seasonal.

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Santa’s Village

Jefferson, NH

The summer home of Santa and his reindeer. Family amusement rides, water park, live performances & theater shows, gift shops, flower gardens, and numerous dining options. A Trip Advisor 25 Top Amusement Park.

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Bretton Woods Ski Area

Bretton Woods, NH

With so many things to do in Bretton Woods, NH, making summer memories is a breeze at Mount Washington Resort. Whether staying for a week or driving in for the day, take part in exciting activities across our 464-acre property.

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Team O’Neil Rally School

Dalton, NH

Team O’Neil is the industry leader in loose surface driving, offering programs for new drivers to current aspiring champions. Schools start at one-day, the Winter Safety Schools will give you the skills to deal with changing road conditions and harsh winter driving.

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Muddy Paw Sled Dog Kennel

Jefferson, NH

Experience an exhilarating sled dog ride, on snow during winter and rolling sled dog rides — sleds on wheels — during the warm weather months. Whitewater river rafting adventures with Raft NH, from mild Class II to robust Class IV, round out the summer schedule.

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The Rocks Estate

Bethlehem , NH

The New Hampshire Maple Experience Spring Tour Dates are March 18, 19, 25, 26 and April 1. Join us for guided tours of our sugaring operation including horse drawn and tractor drawn rides, tap a maple tree with the group, tree ID, the history of mapling, attend a chef demo about cooking with maple, the NH Maple Museum and sample maple syrup, pickles and donuts.

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Mt. Washington Observatory

gorham, nh

Go behind the scenes of the famous mountaintop weather station and get a taste for what it’s like to live and work at 6,288 feet! These guided tours allow you to meet and interact with scientists, learn how they create forecasts, see the instruments they use to capture Mount Washington’s legendary extremes, and more.

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Bear Rock Adventures

Pittsburg, NH

Located right on Ride the Wilds 1,000-plus-mile trail system, a fleet of incredible machines, diverse riding opportunities, including guided ATV tours and custom itineraries, and impeccable customer service distinguish Bear Rock Adventures.

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ELC Outdoors

Errol, NH

ELC Outdoors has created a choice mix of adventure and recreational packages that explore the rivers and forests of Northern New Hampshire. Choose from single or multi-day experiences that include whitewater rafting options, high ropes aerial adventures, wildlife tours, and a magnificent raft and float plane combo trip.

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White Mt. ATV Rental

Gorham, NH

Located in Gorham, New Hampshire offering ATV Guided Tours and over 1,000 miles of ATV trails and scenic views. At the South East Portal of Jericho Mountain State Park.

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Northern Forest Canoe Trail

The entire Northern Forest Canoe trail, stretches 740 miles. In northern New Hampshire, paddlers and kayakers can enjoy 72 miles of the Northern Forest Canoe trail, with stretches for all levels of skills, from flatwater to whitewater, taking in sights that include wildlife, birds and relics of the human history along the river banks.