Northern NH Attractions in the White Mountains
Make Bethlehem your central hub in northern New Hampshire for exploring the many White Mountains attractions before winding down for the night. We’re conveniently located at the crossroads of I-93 and Route 302.
Whether you are looking for family-friendly activities or are out on a solo adventure, there are plenty of things to do during the spring, summer, winter and fall.
Mount Washington Cog Railway: All aboard the Mount Washington Cog Railway, the first ever mountain-climbing railroad. Take in the views from the peak of Mt. Washington, New England’s highest peak, after a thrilling ride to the top!
27 minutes, 19 miles
Santa’s Village: Santa’s Village is a Christmas-themed amusement park located in Jefferson, New Hampshire. Most of the 23 rides have Christmas or winter-themed names, such as “Rudy’s Rapid Transit Coaster” and “The Great Humbug Adventure”. They are open regularly during summer and special hours during the holiday season.
27 minutes, 18 miles
Whale’s Tale Waterpark: Whale’s Tale is one of the most award-winning water parks in New England. Take a day and come splash around at this fantastic park, there’s sure to be a favorite ride for everyone in the family!
22 minutes, 18 miles
The Flume Gorge: The Flume is a natural gorge extending 800 feet at the base of Mount Liberty. The walls of Conway granite rise to a height of 70 to 90 feet and are 12 to 20 feet apart
22 minutes, 16 miles
Story Land: Story Land is a children’s theme park in Glen, New Hampshire, offering rides and entertainment to thousands of families for over 60 years.
50 minutes, 38 miles
Mount Washington Resort at Bretton Woods: Home to New Hampshire’s largest ski area, the Omni Mount Washington Resort offers a tradition of gracious and endless recreational pursuits. The ski area boasts over 460 acres of alpine terrain and a 100km Nordic trail network. Check out the summertime Adventure Center with mountain biking, scenic lift rides and more. Spectacular spa, and exciting canopy tour open year-round.
20 minutes, 14 miles
Cannon Mountain: Ride Cannon Mountain’s 80-passenger aerial tramway! It will whisk you above the timberline to 4,080 foot-summit where you can enjoy outstanding views of the White Mountains and into Maine, Vermont and even Canada!
14 minutes, 10 miles
Vertical Ventures Aviation: Let Vertical Ventures Aviation give you an exciting tour of the beautiful White Mountains in their Robinson R-44 helicopter that is sure to give you memories that will last forever!
19 minutes, 12 miles
Check Out Our Neighboring Towns
Littleton: Nestled in the Ammonoosuc River Valley, Littleton is just down the street from Bethlehem. Littleton also boasts a lively Main Street and area recreation. And no visit to Littleton is complete without seeing New Hampshire’s most welcoming attraction, Pollyanna, Littleton’s jubilant bronze sculpture which tributes hometown author Eleanor H. Porter!
Littleton is approximately 10 minutes from Bethlehem.
Twin Mountain: The villages of Twin Mountain & Bretton Woods are in the town of Carroll New Hampshire. Twin Mountain is home to the Mount Washington Cog Railway, the world’s first ever mountain-climbing cog railway. In addition to being home to this iconic attraction, Twin Mountain/Bretton Woods welcomes many area attractions including the Bretton Wood Ski Area and Adventure Center, which has activities and events year-round.
Twin Mountain is approximately 15 minutes from Bethlehem.
And… we’re pretty close to Canada, too!
Take an extended vacation and make a trip across our northern border. From Bethlehem, you can get to the Canadian border in 2 hours if you go through the Pittsburg / Chartierville Border Crossing.
Montreal is approximately 2 hours 45 minutes from Bethlehem.
Quebec City in 4 hours from Bethlehem.