|NEW HAMPSHIRE: THE WHITE MOUNTAINS
Centered around majestic Mount Washington, the White Mountains
area of New Hampshire is the best way for a family to enjoy
a vacation in mountain surroundings.
From the Kancamagus Highway to the home of the von
Trapp family of "The Sound of Music" fame
to the famous flume and hiking and biking trails,
the White Mountains is the place for a great time.
Without ever intruding on the beautiful landscape,
the area has been developed to offer the best lodgings
and cuisine in the state allowing visitors easy access
to the wonders of nature from the comforts of home.
There are ample attractions for children and the
whole family: amusement parks, theme parks, waterslides.
There's plenty of hiking and biking. There's an road
which leads right to the top of Mount Washington
which offers exceptional views year-round, especially
for fall foliage, and reaching the summit qualifies
you to sport one of those famous bumper stickers
which reads, "This Car Climbed Mt. Washington"!
The area's many campgrounds provide
a perfect setting to enjoy a controlled campfire.
In the winter, there are dozens of spectacular ski areas
and plenty of snowmobiling trails, while in the other seasons,
these same areas offer the best communing with nature around,
from hiking to biking, from climbing to a leisurely stroll.
And as a bonus, New Hampshire's tax-free shopping has
become a big draw for visitors, offering access to everything
from designer wares to period antiques at a more affordable
Something for everyone does not even begin to describe
what's in store for you with a visit to New Hampshire's