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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Brewery
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“This is a local spot to hit! Great atmosphere to watch Sunday football, grab a meal and drink after a long day of skiing or hiking! ”
  • 55 locals recommend
Theme Park
“If you have kids or are a kid at heart this is a must see. It’s a short drive to get there. Like a little mini Disney park there is quite a few things to do and see here. Cost is reasonable and staff is super friendly.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Ski Area
“Get there early during ski season on weekends - The crowds will be there by 10 am!”
  • 43 locals recommend
Park
“So much to do and it's so close! Boat, swim and fish or just play in the sandy beach at Echo Lake. Beach side has boat rentals. Beautiful bike path through Franconia Notch. You could ride all the way to Lincoln! HIKING!! So much hiking from beginner to the more seasoned hiker Franconia Notch has some of the best hikes in the East. Ride the Cannon Tramway and take in the gorgeous views, you can see all the way to Canada! Visit the breath taking Flume Gorge and Basin, great walk with a covered bridge!”
  • 39 locals recommend
Park
“Amazing Waterfall. Not available in the Winter. Easy hike with wood bridges and hand rails. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Water Park
“This is a great water park for kids and adults of all ages. It is small enough to be manageable, but large enough you can easily spend a whole day with all the activities.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“Weather-dependent, amazing views from the top of Cannon Mountain. Great jumping off point for many activities on the north side of the White Mountain national forest. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Great in town ropes course or go on an adventure to a larger ropes course. Good for older kids and adults. Make sure you have proper, closed toed shoes.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Café
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“It has a very interesting and flavorful menu with a focus on international dishes.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Public Service Announcement: This mountain doesn't boast to have the comforts of Loon Mountain. Wind gusts can be pretty intense and cold!! Dress warmly if Cannon is your desired ski location. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“The Fireplace here is amazing after a long day of skiing. Have someone head over as soon as the lifts close because people like to claim their seat for the night in front of the fireplace. The couches are great for families and relaxing when everyone is tired and no one feels like cooking. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Ski Area
“Loon is simply the best. Get up early and take the Gondola to the top and ski over to the North Peak Lift. You will have very little wait lines and the skiing is fantastic! There is also a nice Ski Lodge to grab a bite to eat or hot chocolate and sit on the deck in the sun! ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Excellent walking path for people of all ability and ages. Waterfalls, gorge boardwalk, and covered bridges all on a 2 mile loop. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Probably NH's best known feature is the beautiful White Mountains area. Known for some of the most beautiful hiking areas, be sure to get there early to take in all the sights. 1.5-2 hour drive depending on traffic ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“No trip to the White Mountains is complete without driving the beautiful Kancamagus Highway which follows the Saco River much of the way and provides several water access spots. Be sure to bring bathing suits in summer and there is spectacular foliage in the fall. May be closed in winter.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“I highly recommend calling ahead to put your name on the wait list because this place is known to be packed!! Absolutely delicious burgers and great drinks! ”
  • 23 locals recommend