Cannon Mountain is in full swing with 90 trails open and 9 lifts running!  Now’s the perfect time to come up and enjoy skiing during the day and relaxing by our warm and welcoming fire at night!  Stay at the Guest House and take advantage of Cannon discount lift tickets!

The Ice Castles in Lincoln, NH opens January 5th! The hand carved ice sculptures are a sight to see.  Reserve your tickets for this event at  Dates for January and February are still available to coincide with the Ice Castles event.  Call to reserve or book your Guest House room reservations online!






Down Hill Skiing

 Cannon Mountain 2148 vertical feet (the greatest in New Hampshire), less than 5 miles away. Recently expanded and upgraded and includes the Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway.

Bretton Woods. 1500 foot vertical.

Loon Mountain. 2100 vertical feet.

Tuckerman’s Ravine. Ski the wall!  Vertical drop of 3400 feet to the highway, 1500 feet in the ravine. No lift. The ultimate in advanced adventure skiing. Snow occasionally lasts year round and always into June or July.

Ice Skating

Public Rinks
Franconia rink right behind the Abbie Greenleaf Library, Main Street, Franconia

Waterville Valley Ice Area is open starting in late October for ice skating, hockey and lessons.


Franconia Notch Recreation Trail
This 9 mile paved bike path goes through Franconia State Park, Echo Lake, the Old Man of the Mountain, the Basin, and the Flume Gorge- one of the main attractions of the White Mountains.. This is a multi-use trail for snowshoeing, cross country skiing and snowmobiling.

Twin Mountain/Bethlehem area. Many miles of maintained trails. Snowmobile rentals are available.

Alpine Adventures in Lincoln, NH

Lil’Man Snowmobile Rentals, Bartlett, NH


Can be done anywhere, including at the Guest House!  The Guest House grounds are flat and packed with snow, perfect for snowshoeing!

Horse Drawn Rides   

TheMount Washington Hotel.

We’ll be glad to make reservations for you!

Dog Sledding

White Mountain Dog Sled Adventures. 3-hour, 6-hour and overnight excursions into the White Mountains on a dog sled pulled by Siberian and Alaskan Huskies



Cross Country Skiing

Franconia Notch State Park, Franconia – The multi-use “Franconia Recreational Path” provides easy terrain for nordic skiing or snowshoeing. The Flume Gorge trails are also perfect for nordic skiing and snowshoeing. Flume Gorge Trail Map Franconia Notch Hiking Map

Bretton Woods, skiing for everyone from novices to experts including moonlight tours.

Sunset Hill Nordic Center – 30 kilometers of trails.