Experience the past at a New Hampshire historic inn, hotel, or resort
New Hampshire’s historic pedigree is set in cozy inns, old farmhouses, and luxury resorts with modern amenities, great food and good old fashioned Yankee hospitality. You’ll find the four remaining grand New Hampshire Resorts, the White Mountain’s foremost example of Victorian rural elegance and a former whistle stop on the presidential campaign trail
. Stay in well appointed and comfortable guest rooms, suites & cottages offering high end comforts, and are close to modern and more traditional activities
. Relax on sprawling decks with Adirondack chairs overlooking paradise.
295 Ocean Boulevard
Hampton, NH, 03842
A New England lodging original
This fabled oceanfront hotel has been welcoming guests and hosting celebrations for more than 100 years while the town’s own history dates back more than 300 years. In 1638 Hampton became New Hampshire’s fourth English settlement. By 1840, Hampton had become a popular tourist destination and it hasn’t slowed down since. The hotel offers exceptional service and amenities, tastefully decorated ocean view and ocean front rooms with New England charm. There is great dining in three restaurants, a rooftop bar, a fitness room, market, heated pool with a retractable roof, and sun deck. Hampton Beach continues to delight with quaint shops and outlets, fairs, festivals and parades, water sports, and traces of its history sprinkled around the town and shoreline.
Mountain View Road
Whitefield, NH, 03598
The story continues in grand style
A proud member of the Historic Hotels of America with the narrative and goods to prove it. The first guests arrived in 1865 and they are still coming to experience rich history and classic New Hampshire hospitality. In any season find an endless array of fun things to do. Stay in elegant and relaxed guest rooms or family sized and friendly suites with separate living rooms and spectacular mountain views. The award winning Tower Spa and Health and Wellness Center will help you relax and rejuvenate. The kids will enjoy the children’s play areas, complimentary activity programs, game room and movie theater. There’s even a working farm to explore. Dine from breakfast through dinner and in between at any of four restaurants offering farm fresh cuisine and casual to fine dining.
664 US Route 3
Lincoln, NH, 03251
The best vacation traditions are alive and active here
Situated under the gaze of Indian Head Rock in the White Mountains, Indian Head Resort offers guests a vacation that feels so comfortably traditional in all the very best ways. Families with kids enjoy the wholesome fun of swimming, fishing, and paddling under the relaxed gaze of lounging adults. Nearby attractions like Mount Washington Cog Railway and Conway Scenic Railroad have been charming visitors for decades. Dining at the Resort is relaxed and menus feature traditional American favorites. Hikes in Franconia Notch State Park, where the Resort is located, take visitors past stunning views that have captivated generations before them. Accommodations are cozy, with variety from rooms to cottages, and kids evening entertainment calls out traditional favorites, like jugglers and magicians.
588 Wentworth Road
New Castle, NH, 03854
History and luxury in equal measure.
Peace Treaties and celebrities, distinctive architecture and a century of renown are essential ingredients of this grand New Hampshire Resort, one of only four remaining. Set on New Castle Island, New Hampshires’s oldest settlement, this classic Victorian shut down in the 1980’s only to be distinctively revived in 2003. Stay in graciously appointed guestrooms and suites, most with water views and many with balconies, offer plush bedding, marble baths, radiant heat, bathtubs or glass shower enclosures, living rooms and separate bedrooms with a gas fireplace. Dine fine at the restaurant, Salt, or more casually at the Splash Pool Bar with sweeping views of the Atlantic. Enjoy the nearby ocean beach, fitness center, golf, tennis and the marina, a business center and Wi-Fi. And visit Portsmouth, one of New England’s great cities by the sea.
3351 White Mountain Highway
North Conway, NH, 03860
A carpet king’s vision can be your next destination
Stay at the White Mountain’s foremost example of Victorian rural elegance. Built as the summer estate of carpet baron Erastus Bigelow, this historic lodging offers 16 guest rooms in Manor house, and ten in a wing attached to the Manor with spectacular views of the Moat Mountain Range. Set on 30 pine wooded acres, the site has retained all of the original buildings and looks much as it did a century ago. There are Adirondack chairs and quiet places in the gardens to relax, and a tennis court and heated outdoor pool. Four dining rooms attend the popular gourmet restaurant and the Library Lounge is open for a nightcap by the fireplace. North Conway is your gateway to the area’s major attractions and seasonal recreational activities.
490 Lafayette Road - Route 1
Hampton, NH, 03842
Modern comfort at an historic 1740’s inn
Here’s old world charm and modern comforts. Built in 1740, this historic lodging retains its character and alluring seacoast ambience. Originally home to the Lane family who helped build the seaside town of Hampton, it became a whistle stop on the presidential campaign trail and a gathering place for locals and tourists - traditions that continue to this day. Rooms offer what you’ve come to prefer while traveling today including digital TV with HBO, wi-fi access, refrigerators, and microwaves. The Old Salt Restaurant is a Seacoast legend, famous for its New England clambakes and Sunday brunch, delicious seafood and its revolving list of 18 delicious brews on tap. Nearby are the beaches and the best of this magnificent region.
33 Main Street
Hancock, NH, 03449
History, charm and tradition in a cozy Monadnock Inn
This charming Inn began offering accommodations and meals to travelers in 1789 when George Washington was still in the first year of his presidency. Enjoy centuries old traditions of hospitality and great food, along with modern comforts and amenities. Each room features period-furnishings, some with either gas or electric fireplaces. There are private bathrooms, some with whirlpool tubs and one with a two-person Jacuzzi. The Franklin Pierce Room honors the 14th U.S. President, who attended Hancock Academy while the Noah Wheeler Room honors the Hancock Inn’s builder and first innkeeper. Bu sure to come for the “History Weekends” featuring field trips and dinner speakers to offer a look a look at New Hampshire history courtesy of New Hampshire’s oldest inn.