Sightseeing in NH ranges from lake cruises to gondola skyrides to cave toursSightseeing is a big undertaking in New Hampshire, where attractions and explorations for families or adults range from cruises to mysterious islands off the coast of Portsmouth to gondola skyrides at the state’s ski areas to tours of caves and deep forests to the north and west of the state. If rainy weather intrudes on your outdoor fun, there are fun and even slightly wacky museums and rainy-day activities like indoor playgrounds and arcades and all kinds of adult and children’s museums.
Route 16, Pinkham Notch Gorham, NH, 03581 Phone: 603-466-3988
A one-of-a-kind sightseeing experience!
A trip on Mt. Washington Auto Road is a one-of-a-kind experience offering ever-changing weather extremes, panoramic views and the opportunity to pass through four distinct climate zones as you climb to the highest peak in the Northeast. Keep those cameras handy because once you arrive to the summit, you’ll be surrounded by the 750,000-acre White Mountain National Forest, where views on a clear day may extend as far as 130 miles to Vermont, New York, Massachusetts, Maine, Quebec, and at time even the Atlantic Ocean! Also on the summit, you’re free to explore the many historic buildings and exciting opportunities available. The Sherman Adams Visitor Center offers a cafeteria, restrooms and gift shops, while your paid toll includes admission to Mount Washington Observatory’s interactive “Extreme Mt. Washington Museum”.