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New Hampshire Division of Travel and Tourism

Scenery and serenity in New Hampshire

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posted November 21, 2018
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If you think New England is all about history, think again. New Hampshire’s White Mountains offer groups nature on a lavish scale—from iconic Mt. Washington (at 6,288 feet, the Northeast’s highest peak) to the White Mountain National Forest (800,000 acres offering activities ranging from hiking and golfing to cross-country skiing and snowshoeing).

The White Mountains are also home to two “firsts”: the Mt. Washington Auto Road, the nation’s first man-made attraction, and NTA-member Mount Washington Cog Railway, the world’s first mountain-climbing cog railway train.

All this and one of the region’s most dazzling displays of seasonal colors make New Hampshire both a scenic and serene choice for tour operators.

To learn more reach out to Michele Cota (michele.cota@dred.nh.gov) at the New Hampshire Division of Travel & Tourism Development (visitnh.gov). Or connect with Susan Presby (sue@thecog.com) of the Mount Washington Cog Railway (thecog.com).

Top photo: Flume Gorge at New Hampshire's Franconia Notch State Park
Photo by New Hampshire Division of Travel and Tourism