Local Attractions


While Mountain View Grand is a destination unto itself, we're very close to some wonderful attractions sure to offer fantastic fun and diversions for the whole family. You will delight in the eclectic array of attractions, state parks, and quaint New Hampshire towns situated right around the corner from our resort. Brought to you by New Hampshire Grand, these resources encourage travelers to "Experience New Hampshire's Grand North."


Featured Attractions

Mahoosuc Outdoors Whitewater Rafting

This summer, Mountain View Grand is excited to announce its partnership with Mahoosuc Outdoors! Come enjoy your day with North Woods Rafting during their 15th summer of fun on the Androscoggin River.

Distance: 37.6 miles, Driving Time: approx. 50 mins.

Weathervane Theatre

During the spring and summer months, head down the road to enjoy live, classic, and contemporary professional theater at the renowned Weathervane Theatre. Shows are equally entertaining for kids and adults alike.

Distance: 0.5 miles, Driving Time: approx. 5 mins.

Santa's Village

Experience the magic of Christmas at this classic theme park. Opened in 1952, Santa’s Village features its own Christmas-themed water park, Ferris wheel, and roller coaster.

Distance: 7.7 miles, Driving Time: approx. 14 mins.

Cannon Mountain

Catch a view of Cannon Mountain from our lobby and take a short ride down to reach one of the most popular ski spots in the country. Cannon is also one of the most challenging mountains, with a vertical drop of 2,146 feet and 23 miles of trails on 264 ski-able acres of terrain.

Distance: 23.8 miles, Driving Time: approx. 32 mins.

Cog Railway

Ride the World's First Mountain Climbing Train, the only Cog Railway East of the Rockies, to the Top of Mount Washington - the Highest Peak in New England!

Distance: 21.4 miles, Driving Time: approx. 36 mins.

The Rocks Estate

Discover the history and wildlife that lays beyond the stone walls and rows of Christmas trees that is Rocks Estate. Year round, guided and self-guided tours introduce you to the wonders of this property. Join them for the New Hampshire Maple Experience, which offers guided tours of their sugaring operation. Dates are March 11, 18, 19, 25, 26 and April 1.

Distance: 13.7 miles, Driving Time: approx. 23 mins.

Bear Rock Adventures ATV & Side-by-Side Rides

Embrace your inner trailblazer with New Hampshire’s premium Polaris outfitter, Bear Rock Adventures. As “Your Guide to the Wilds,” Bear Rock Adventures offers fully-equipped ATVs and side-by-sides (2, 4 and 6-seat options) and a safe, turnkey way to off-road with the latest gear. Experience over 1,000 miles of Ride the Wilds interconnected trails throughout Northern New Hampshire and explore on half, full, or multi-day excursions. You can also pick your own adventure with customized itineraries or take a guided tour.

Distance: 65.8 miles, Driving Time: approx.90 mins.

Mt. Washington Regional Airport

Mt. Washington Regional Airport

From the Mt. Washington Regional Airport you can explore New Hampshire’s White Mountains, New England’s favorite year round vacation destination. Winding country roads take you past fabulous scenery, through covered bridges and past village greens edged by white clapboard homes and high-steeple churches.

Distance: 11.4 miles, Driving Time: approx. 15 mins.

Vertical Ventures Aviation

Vertical Ventures Aviation

Enjoy the thrill of a lifetime with New Hampshire's newest year round aerial attraction, Vertical Ventures Aviation.

Distance: 11.4 miles, Driving Time: approx. 15 mins.

Schilling Beer Company

Schilling Beer Company

A progressive European-inspired small-batch brewery in Littleton, NH, Schilling Beer Company serves wood-fired pizzas and locally-influenced foods.

Distance: 13.2 miles, Driving Time: approx. 20 mins.

Polly's Pancake Parlor

Polly's Pancake Parlor

Polly’s Pancake Parlor has been serving yummy home cooked meals for over 75 years. Come enjoy a stack of Oatmeal Buttermilk, Buckwheat or Whole Wheat pancakes. Sit back and savor a waffle smothered in real New Hampshire maple syrup.

Distance: 20.6 miles, Driving Time: approx. 30 mins.

OUTDOOR SPORTS & RECREATION

Cannon Mountain

Catch a view of Cannon Mountain from our lobby and take a short ride down to reach one of the most popular ski spots in the country. Cannon is also one of the most challenging mountains, with a vertical drop of 2,146 feet and 23 miles of trails on 264 ski-able acres of terrain.

Distance: 23.8 miles, Driving Time: approx. 32 mins.

Weeks State Park

Take a hike up Weeks State Park Road and enjoy the view of the mountains from the always-open Fire Tower or check out the Weeks Lodge. It's a great short and easy hike with plenty of views to make it worth your while.

Distance: 5.7 miles, Driving Time: approx. 9 mins.

Franconia Notch State Park

In the heart of the White Mountain National Forest, the Franconia Notch State Park is a spectacular mountain pass. Harbored in its midst, a one-of-a-kind eight-mile parkway connects the peaks of the Kinsman and Franconia mountain ranges. Ride your bike, swim in Echo Lake, visit the Old Man of the Mountain Historic Site, or hike on the Appalachian Trail.

Distance: 23.8 miles, Driving Time: approx. 32 mins.

Mount Washington State Park

Reach the highest peak in the Northeast—Mount Washington—by driving, hiking or rock climbing. For a breathtaking tour, drive The Auto Road to the summit.  Or take the traditional and satisfying hiking experience on one of the mountain's many hiking trails.

Distance: 35.6 miles, Driving Time: approx. 59 mins.

Rocks Estate

Discover the history and wildlife that lays beyond the stone walls and rows of Christmas trees that is Rocks Estate. Year round, guided and self-guided tours introduce you to the wonders of this property. Learn about making maple syrup and vernal pools created by snow melts, and enjoy the inspiring explosion of summer flowers and the amazing variety of colored foliage.

Distance: 13.7 miles, Driving Time: approx. 23 mins.

Mahoosuc Outdoors

This summer, Mountain View Grand is excited to announce its partnership with Mahoosuc Outdoors! Come enjoy your day with North Woods Rafting during their 15th summer of fun on the Androscoggin River.

Distance: 37.6 miles, Driving Time: approx. 50 mins.

Team O'Neil

Team O’Neil is the industry leader in loose-surface driving, offering programs for new drivers to current aspiring champions. At Team O'Neil, students receive the tools to become better drivers and master the unexpected in a safe environment.

Distance: 15.5 miles, Driving Time: approx. 29 mins.

Lincoln Ice Castles

Ice Castles is a Utah-based company, led by ice artist Brent Christensen, that creates acre-sized, all-ice castles at venues across the United States.

Distance: 35.9 miles, Driving Time: approx. 45 mins.

Bear Rock Adventures ATV & Side-by-Side Rides

Embrace your inner trailblazer with New Hampshire’s premium Polaris outfitter, Bear Rock Adventures. As “Your Guide to the Wilds,” Bear Rock Adventures offers fully-equipped ATVs and side-by-sides (2, 4 and 6-seat options) and a safe, turnkey way to off-road with the latest gear. Experience over 1,000 miles of Ride the Wilds interconnected trails throughout Northern New Hampshire and explore on half, full, or multi-day excursions. You can also pick your own adventure with customized itineraries or take a guided tour.

Distance: 65.8 miles, Driving Time: approx.90 mins.

Fly Fishing

Put your waders on and cast out into the water. Few experiences are as relaxing, contemplative, and rewarding as the practiced art of fly fishing. This is certainly a wonderful way to spend an afternoon in the warmer months. Fly fishing is available at numerous locations.

Horseback Riding

Located in the Easton Valley, next to the Franconia Inn, Franconia Notch Stables offers hourly horseback rides, carriage rides, and sleigh rides through wooded streams and fields. Other options can be found on the VistNH.gov website.

Moose Tours

Take a three-hour tour in a comfortable tour bus. Enjoy a moose/wildlife tour on the North Country's longest-running tour with experienced wildlife guides that know just where to search and find moose. For more information, visit the Town of Gorham's website.

Classic New Hampshire Villages & Entertainment

Littleton Village

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory might come to mind when you take in the sight of Chutter's Guinness world-record-holding “longest candy counter." Wander down Littleton's Main Street and take in the numerous must-visit shops, a historic movie theater, restaurants, and the Littleton Gristmill, which offers tours through a working flour mill.

Distance: 13.0 miles, Driving Time: approx. 18 mins.

Bethlehem Village

Take a short drive down to charming Bethlehem Village. Enjoy an afternoon outing complete with eclectic dining, shopping, the historic Colonial Theater, golf courses, and more.

Distance: 11.0 miles, Driving Time: approx. 18 mins.

Colonial Theatre

The Colonial Theatre is a great place to enjoy fine films, great music, and engaging family entertainment. Distance: 11.1 miles, Driving Time: approx. 18 mins.

Lancaster Village

Head out for a short day trip to Lancaster for all kinds of fun, including the historical Rialto Theater, boutique-lined Main Street, Weeks State Park, and the Lancaster Fair. This makes for the perfect family outing. And don't miss a visit to Fuller’s Sugarhouse for some authentic New Hampshire maple syrup.

Distance: 7.0 miles, Driving Time: approx. 9 mins.

Rialto

Located in downtown Lancaster, the Rialto is host to current movies, concerts, classic films, and other cultural entertainment.

Distance: 7.0 miles, Driving Time: approx. 9 mins.

Gorham Village

Take a short 30-minute drive to beautiful downtown Gorham. Gorham is a four season community where snow machines and OHRVs have road access to downtown business from the trails. Visit on Tuesday nights for a summer concerts. Take a Moose Tour or view the foliage as there’s always something to do in Gorham. Stop by the shops and a variety of restaurants that line Main Street. Play at their 18-hole golf course or just enjoy all of nature beauty Gorham has to offer; fishing, hiking, hunting, and more.

Distance: 25.2 miles, Driving Time: approx. 37 mins.

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101 Mountain View Road
Whitefield, New Hampshire 03598

Phone: 855.837.2100

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