New Hampshire East White Mountains Travel Guide

1. Appalachian Mountains:

Extending from Newfoundland, Canada to nearly 2,000 miles in Alabama, the Appalachian Mountains [or mountains in the east opposite the Rocky Mountains] form a natural barrier between the North American coastal plain and its inner lowlands. Divided into three geographical regions, the north, the middle and the south, they cover a wide range.

During the Precambrian period of 1.1 billion to 540 million years ago, it consisted of catastrophic eruptions, metamorphic rocks formed by intense heat and crushing pressure, and the Appalachian Mountains formed the oldest mountain on the planet. At the end of the Paleozoic [about 250 million years ago], the crust rised during the turbulence, and they were formed by straining the rock due to unimaginable fragmentation of the internal rock, which was then bent, folded, broken and broken, and then offset. Sometimes it rises into parallel ridges. For thousands of years, due to the effects of water, ice and weather, secondary molding and chiseling have produced valleys and gullies, and at the time there were no plants and most animal species.

After the terrain subsided, they left the highest peak of North Carolina today, 6,684 feet, in the form of Mount Mitchell.

2. White Mountain:

When it comes to the highest altitudes, New Hampshire is hardly ignored. Indeed, the White Mountains of the Appalachian Mountains are among the 48 peaks and are considered to be “four thousand foots”, with several hilltops at least 5,000 feet and the crown of the kingdom being the highest 6,288. The foot of Mount Washington has reached its peak throughout the Northeast.

The glaciers formed the deep mountain passes of early settlers called “notches” because they resembled the shape made with wood on the axe, while Cirque du Soleil created the head of the gully, such as the Takman Mountains in Mount Washington. And Adam Hill. Kings ravine.

In the process of shaping the Appalachian New Hampshire part, people also have one hand, sometimes a harmful hand. The lumberjacks bought most of the land and then smashed them into pieces using 1,832 sawmills, which were then towed away by the railroads, which made their tree-like way disappear until the passage of the Weekly Act became law and approved in 1914. Previously, they had been in the open space to acquire the original 7,000 acres.

Subsequent purchases, coupled with the ban on logging in designated wilderness areas, ensured the establishment of the 800,000-acre White Mountain National Forest, which is now the slogan of “Many Uses”.

The state's most famous is the president's scope, whose peak, as its name suggests, is named after the president and other famous Americans.

It has a wide variety of wildlife, from deer to mice, black bears, lynxes, grey foxes, coyotes, beavers, porcupines, raccoons and 184 species of birds, including the Peregrine Falcon.

Although its protected identity limits its use, this restriction does not apply to its enjoyment, the opportunities enjoyed, and the seasons vary.

A large amount of snowfall re-divides the landscape into original postcards and sporting paradise in winter, for example, attracting tourists, tourists, athletes and enthusiasts, as the mountains bring mountains and hilltops to world-class resorts, thus promoting a range of activities. These include alpine and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, snow tubes, ski boots, ice skating, snowmobiling, sledding, ice fishing, dog sledding and even climbing waterfalls.

The coloured area turned into a never-ending canvas of Impressionist painting in the fall, attracting photographers, voyeurs and naturalists. The color of peek depends on time, altitude and the type of tree. For example, red maple is at the peak of low altitude in mid-September, while beech, sugar maple and birch reach this level below 2000 feet in a month. This peak occurred between 2,000 and 3,500 feet in early October. In mid-September, between 3,500 and 5,500 feet, there are yellow birch, mountain maple and mountain ash, and the color intensity is high.

However, during the summer tourist season, the peaks of the region have reached a peak, with about 20 attractions, natural scenery, links with the railway, family-oriented theme parks and outdoor activities.

3. Direction:

The White Mountains of New Hampshire are located in the northern part of the state with convenient transportation. Route 16 and Interstate 93 and Highway 3 provide north-south travel, while Routes 2, 302 and 112 divide the area into east-west directions. .

4. Baishan attractions:

A. On Route 2:

Located in Jefferson City, New Hampshire, Santa Claus Village is open from May to December. It is a Christmas-themed park where children can visit a bearded man in a red suit, feed his reindeer and enjoy it in July. 19 different food rides and activities, including antique cars, Yul round flutes, flying sleds, Jingle Bell Express, roller coasters and water parks. The 3-D live performance takes place at the Polar Theatre, and the Burgermeister Food Court offers a range of lunch items, including the opportunity to decorate the gingerbread.

One-day, two-day and seasonal passes allow unlimited access to the park's rides, shows and attractions.

Six Guns City and Splash Fortress are another family-oriented theme park for Jefferson, accessible via Route 2 but with Western features. It is open from May to September, allowing visitors to “tour, slide and play all day” attractions, including trolleys, laser tags, water slides, bumper boats, sawmills, mechanical stage coaches, log boats and gold rush escapes. train.

Children can get a deputy badge from the sheriff, or go to the other end of the law and decorate the posters on their photos.

A transportation museum houses more than 100 antique carriages and sleds, including the oldest Concord coach.

Children can drop doubles soda in the Six Gun Saloon or have lunch at Grabby's Grub House, where cowboy-related clothes and gifts can be purchased at the trade station and general store.

Fort Jefferson Camp has its own swimming pool, offering 100 locations from tents to full rebroadcasts.

B. On Route 302:

Challenge humans beyond their grand 6,288-foot peak and believe that Darby Field was the first to succeed in this, when he reached the summit in 1652 with the help of two Indian guides, Washington The mountain has never stopped attracting people to replicate his success. However, today's travelers can ride the Washington Hills Gear Railway more easily, faster and more comfortably.

About 200 years later, Compton of New Hampshire and Chicago-based meatpacker Sylvester Marsh followed Field's footsteps and were trapped in the mountains because of a life-threatening blizzard. He vowed to design a way to eliminate the inherent dangers of rising and make it available to anyone.

He obtained a charter of a rock climbing railway whose concept was initially ridiculed by the New Hampshire legislature and accompanied by what he now called "a railroad that can build a moon to the moon", he invented a technology. The pinion gear underneath the locomotive meshes with the step mounted between a small path, allowing the engine to tilt itself up to 37.41%.

It has been running since it successfully reached its lofty goals and heights in 1869. It is a national historical landmark, the second steepest railway system in the world, and the oldest railway system still in operation.

The Mount Washington Cog Railway is accessed by the six-mile basic road next to Fabyan Railway Station on Route 302. From May to May, steam locomotives and biodiesel locomotives are available from their own Marshfield. The train station to the top of the mountain for three hours to travel to and from October and November and December. All trains consist of a thrust engine and a passenger car.

In addition to the ticket office, a cafeteria is located in Cog's Catalano's; train station and gift shop, the station itself through its Cog Museum and external display racks [including the first to board the mountain] The locomotive] can understand the early gear railway technology.

The winding summit of the moon overlooks the presidential peaks of the north, drivers can visit the Sherman Adams Summit Building; the Washington Hill Observatory; the spire house, the National Historic Landmark; and the Summit Stage Office with a world maximum wind speed of 231 mph.

Not far from the Mount Washington Cog Railway on Route 302 in Bretton Woods, another is called Mount Washington Resort.

This white façade, the red-roofed giant mansion rises from the green of the forest, always in the shadow of the mountains itself, is one of the first luxury hotels in the area, by Joseph Stickney Built between 1900 and 1902. New Hampshire, with the Spanish Renaissance revival style, has accumulated its wealth on coal mines and the Pennsylvania Railway.

Built by 250 Italian artisans, they use detailed details on woodwork and masonry, featuring rare steel frames and innovative heating systems, power plants, plumbing systems and private telephone systems, plus still existing The post office turned the forest into a luxurious forest. The most luxurious hotel form.

With 350 employees, it opened on July 28, 1902, and catered to wealthy guests from the Northeast, celebrities and VIPs, including Thomas Edison, Babe Ruth, Joan Crawford, Princess Margaret. And three US presidents, they can all enter the area. There are up to 50 trains a day to three local stations.

In 1944, it hosted the Bretton Woods International Monetary Conference, during which representatives from 44 countries established the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, setting the gold standard at $35.00 and designating the US dollar as the pillar of international exchange.

In 1978, the hotel was added to the National Register of Historic Places and was designated by the Ministry of the Interior as a National Historic Landmark nine years later.

The 900-foot loggia and the "hall" hall with high ceilings and rock fireplace echo the centuries-old elegance.

Other bustling times echoed, such as enjoying afternoon tea in the princess room, offering five-star meals in the restaurant, and enjoying a better price at the Stickney's Restaurant in the cocktail room at Roseand Bar, Verandah Or a cave-shaped operator – a guarded elevator, and a horse-drawn carriage pulled by a hose, surrounded by white peaks and Crawford Valley.

A 25,000 square foot spa with 13 treatment rooms and two golf courses offers a variety of amenities, including the 9-hole Mount Pleasant Course, which opened in 1895. And the 18-hole Mount Washington Course, restored to 1915 by Donald Ross.

The Bretton Arms Inn, also owned by Omni, is a bed and breakfast.

Opposite Route 302 on the Fabyan Station restaurant is the Bretton Woods Resort in Mount Rosebrook. It has 433 acres of ski and snowboard trails, 101 mountain trails, 100 km of Nordic trails, four terrain parks, night skiing and days with ten zip lines, two aerial bridges and three slings A trip to the canopy.

In addition to the ski itself, winter activities include dog sledding, sledding, snow tube, ice skating, snowshoeing and ice climbing, while summer sports include hiking, cycling, swimming, fishing, tennis, and cross-country horse-drawn carriages.

Dining options include Lucy Crawford's food court and Slopeside restaurant at the basic hotel, as well as the top O&Quad on the top of the mountain.

To the east along Highway 302 is the Crawford Notch National Park.

Found in 1771, when Lancaster hunter Timothy Nash found a gap in the tracking of the moose on the Cherry Hill, Governor John Wentworth promised him. If he can ride a horse and build a path, he will eventually achieve this, despite the serious terrain obstacles.

The area itself is named after the first settler Crawford family. They built inns for travelers and climbed the first road along Mount Washington, where they carried out mountaineering adventures.

In order to prevent excessive deforestation in the area, New Hampshire acquired most of the local land in 1913 and designated it as a state park. Today, its 5,775-acre area includes peaks that border the Saco Valley.

In addition to picnics, fishing and hiking, it offers two short and simple hiking trails: a half-mile Pond Loop with views of the pond itself, and a mile of Sam Willey trail along the Saco River. The extended and separate paths lead to Ripley and Aretusa Falls.

Further east, but still on Route 302 is Attitash Mountain Resort, whose peak rises to 2,350 feet. In addition to the standard winter sports products, it opened its doors for summer activities in 1976, including a one-mile-long, wheelchair-accessible slide from Germany, with landslides and S-bends.

The now-increasing attractions include the 2280-foot Nor's #Easter Mountain Coaster's two-wheeled car with a 360-degree hoop; a climbing wall; a trampoline; a water slide; a mountain bike ride; And the 1,700-foot scenic cable car.

Day, afternoon and one-way adult and child tickets allow visitors to optimize their experience.

Attitash Grand Summit Hotel and Crawford's are located at 2,050 feet of Bear Peak, while Attitash Mountain Village is located off Highway 302.

C. On Route 16:

Although the Cog Railway provides a west-facing access to the Peak, the Mount Washington Motorway offers an alternative to self-driving on the east side.

Its origins can be traced back to the Washington Hill Drive, originally designated when it opened on August 8, 1861. This is the first man-made tourist attraction in the United States, which allows motorists to advertise themselves and take the "high road" by advertising. It comes from Highway 16 in Pinkham Notch.

The Great Glen Lodge at its base has a restaurant, and the adjacent Douglas A. Philbrook Red Barn Museum is the indispensable final part of the horse lane and hay barn on the carriage road, once over the summit The collection of restored trucks, carriages, wagons and cars.

The basic cost of entering the "Road Route" includes a car, driver, audio or CD tape tour and the famous bumper sticker "This car climbed Mount Washington:" and the vehicle rose from 1,543 feet to 6,288 feet, and Elevation gain of 594 to 880 feet per mile when crossing a 7.6-mile road. They can get the same hilltop and historic buildings as rail passengers.

Not far from the motorway on Highway 16, White Carter is itself a sister attraction for Attitash. Its 49 trails and glade can be reached through New England's most powerful four-wheeled chair lift, including a 2.75-mile long Polcat trail for beginners, 2,112 feet for the middle route, a vertically-falling Lynx trail and On the expert's Wildcat trail.

Summer activities include the Wildcat Mountain Express Skyride. The four-person gondola silently boarded the 4,062-foot Wildcat Peak on a 15-minute journey, initially by four people, passing through and eventually surpassing the tsunami-like green waves, surrounded by White Mountains and Tuckman Canyon, Lion Head, Ray Mond cataracts, Mount Washington and Huntington Gorge, even in the summer, are located in distant but still visible spots of sugar powder and peaks.

It seems to be brushing up some erect evergreen plants, which are similar to trees, guarding the forest's sentinels. When they approach the top of the mountain, they open the door and emit a sense of smelling pines as if the rider was placed in his Christmas at the time of his Christmas. In the local nursery. Spree. The air is thin and pure, about ten degrees below the temperature at the bottom.

A sign immediately suggested: "You are standing on a part of the Appalachian Trail," Congress appointed it as a National Scenic Trail in 1968. From Springer Mountain in Georgia to Katahidin, Maine, stretching over 2,140 miles, spanning 14 states, 8 national forests, 6 national parks, and numerous state lands .

A short walk to the other side of the hill overlooks the east slopes of the White Mountain National Forest and the Kearsarge North, South Doublehead and Black Mountain outlines. To the east, at the forefront, is the wilderness valley, and along the state line of New Hampshire-Maine, outside the area, you can see a series of smaller circular mountains formed during the last glacial period. Sunny days allow you to catch a glimpse of the Atlantic Ocean 90 miles away.

The Appalachian Trail crosses the Presidential Mountains, Mount Washington and the Great Bay Wilderness to the west. The northern Mahoosuc Mountains, Berlin and Gorham towns lurk in the south, Jackson, Bartlett and Conways in the south.

Wildcat Mountain's four-person scooter hangs from a 70-foot cable on the ground, descending 2,100 feet on the trail, treetops and Peabody River, with a slope of 12% and a top speed of 45 mph. Experience has described it as "sudden abrupt landing." The journey of the high speed cable car."

Hike on the Wildcats Road to enjoy the views of Thompson Falls through the branches and fish on the Peabody River.

Packages include a cable car ride, lunch at MountainsideCafé, disc golf and accommodation at the Attitash Grand Summit Hotel.

To the south of Route 16 is the Appalachian Mountain Club. It was founded in Boston by Edward Pickering and 33 other outdoor enthusiasts, and was later defined to “promote the protection of mountains, forests, waters and trails in the Appalachian region and enjoy And understand, in 1879 on the hiking trails of the Tuckerman Ravine, it currently maintains more than 1,500 miles, as well as cabins and huts, extending from Maine to Washington, DC, for a total of 12 chapters. The organization has 450 seasonal and full-time employees and 16,000 volunteers with 100,000 members.

Since the 1920s, the New Hampshire branch on the eastern side of New Hampshire has been a hub for hiking, hiking, skiing and snowshoeing, and now maintains Joe Dodge Lodge, a cafeteria, a gift shop and eight stores. Mountain lodges and lectures, workshops and outdoor skills guides.

The Pnkham Notch Visitor Centre is also located here.

Story Park is another family-oriented theme park, “Fairy Tales is alive”, located further south, a quarter of a mile from the junction of Glen 16 and 302.

Self-catering facilities and activities for children, including antique cars, Cinderella's pumpkin carriage, park chewing train, Geyser's excellent rafting, polar roller coaster, bamboo chute, whale spin ride, crab crawling, joyful ocean, turtles twirling , Splash Battle and Cinderella Castle.

As its bright title shows, its entertainment is also geared towards young people: Duke Ball, Happy Celebrations, Story Jumping, Fantasy Fantasy, Royal Hanneford Circus and April Fools Day.

Drinks, snacks and meals can be purchased in several places, including food fairs, elf kitchens and sunny farm stalls.

North Conway is located at the southern end of Highway 16 [also known as the White Mountain Highway] and is the most important tourist base in the region.

It was chartered by the Colonel Governor Benning Wentworth in 1765, and its rise originated from its geography, topography and ease of transportation. It is named after Henry Seymour Conway, a 20-year-old parliamentary elected official. Like many other New England villages in the United States, it is rooted in the form of a sprouting farm.

When Portsmouth was laid in 1872, the Great Falls and the Conway Railway were connected to the outside world. It received more and more tourists. The winter sports and mountain scenery in the area attracted these tourists. The latter is often in White. The area is captured by mountain art paintings.

It is therefore known for its activities promoted by its terrain, which was called the “source of skiing” in 1832, and the railway sent up to 5,000 passengers to the town on weekends through its “snow train”.

Today, despite its small size, the services and facilities it provides are often associated with towns that are three times larger. For example, accommodation ranges from historic hotels [such as Stonehurst Manor and Hostel, 1785 Inn and Dongpo Inn] to familiar chain stores [such as Holiday Inn Express and Marriott's Residence Inn]. From fast food to the Bavarian Chocolate Haus, authentic Italian restaurants and the restaurants of the historic inn itself, the restaurant has the upper hand. From messy gift shops to bookstores, Settlers' Green Premium Outlets and North Conway Shopping Center. Other attractions in the town include an art gallery, a community center with live performances, a weather discovery center, a railway model museum and a historic train station.

Visitors can step back from this station and take the rich railroads of the area.

The North Conway Scenic Railway Station used to be a transportation hub to the rest of the country. It is a former building and was once the core and civic center of the town. Life, there are horse-drawn cars and trucks. Built in 1874 for Portsmouth, Great Falls and Conway, the building was designed by Nathaniel J. Bradlee, a famous Boston architect who A growing holiday community service.

The imposing, double-tower warehouse, majestic, represents the typical station at the time. It is equipped with a 136-year-old brass and iron E. Howard clock mounted in the attic, which does not seem to know the track shoe suspension and will Constantly sweeping 360 degrees a year, 365 days a year.

The interior is a winding wooden tower staircase with distinctive features on both sides, reflecting the golden age through the original ticketing and telegraph office, old-fashioned instruments, and the waiting area/museum [once the women's waiting room]. ], brass whistle gift shop [formerly men's waiting room] and storage area [then the luggage room]. It can prove the town's past railways and is one of the few original and complete warehouses in the country.

The 85-foot-long turntable, driven by a compressed air motor, allows the locomotive to be rotated for orbital alignment or 180-degree mutual orientation, allowing access to a four-story circular cabin with sub-track pits for easy maintenance, repair and maintenance. Its migrant workers often get off in the wheelless luggage cart next to it.

In addition to the warehouse and the roundabout with turntables, the freight garage built in the 1870s was the processing point for cargo documents checked by American shippers and was included in national historical sites. It is currently home to the North Conway Model Railroad Club.

Conway Scenic Railroad's fleet consists of 13 steam and diesel electric locomotives, more than 40 cars and coaches, 7 private minibuses and 3 private snowmobiles.

In summer, it offers several days of tourist trains. For example, the "Valley Train" will either open an hour, 11 miles of Conway round trip, or open an hour, 45 minutes, 21 miles of Bartlett train, while the "Gap Train" passes through the Crawford gap and heads for Crawford Station and Fabyan Station are 50 miles and half an hour and a half. These services use steam or diesel power and passengers can book a three-course bus, first class or superior/hemispherical accommodation.

As a town for winter sports enthusiasts, it has a ski resort in Mount Cranmore in the backyard, which is just a mile from the Route 16 route.

For a long time, it has been associated with a unique mountain climbing system with a fleet of 192 metal, rubber wheels and cable-type skis that climbed over Cranmore on two wooden trestles. Designed by George Morton of Bartlett, New Hampshire, it has transported the sky and tourists and has become the oldest ski lift system in North America. It ceased operations in 1989 after 51 years of continuous service. .

Today, Mount Cranmore has ten lifts; 13 beginners, 25 intermediate and 16 expert trials; and 1,200 feet of vertical drop. Non-skiing attractions include an indoor adventure zone in its basic hotel; huge swings; 3,700-foot mountain roller coaster; terrain park; rope course; four-station bungee bed; Segway Mountain tour; a 700-foot descending double A zip line; and a scenic chair lift ride.