Local Area Attractions Near Littleton / Franconia Notch KOA Holiday

The Littleton/Franconia Notch KOA is located in the western White Mountains of NH. We are 15 minutes from the Franconia Mountain National Park ... a short drive from Crawford Notch ... Pinkham Notch ... Kinsman & Evans Notch. In the area are hundreds of miles of hiking & biking trails ... covered bridges & waterfalls ... historic sites & shopping .... tram & train rides .... souvenir and antique shops ... moose tours and zip lines ... ice cream tasting & cheese nibbling. There are many restaurants that will satisfy everyone taste. Visit Mount Washington, the highest mountain in the northeast (6288 ft.) and enjoy a ride on the Cog Railway to the top or drive yourself up the Auto Road. The Kancamagus Highway ... the most scenic road in the state ... winds through the White Mountain National Forest. We can show you the way. After an enjoyable day in the area, return to your RV site, tent site or cabin and enjoy a campfire or barbeque & smores' ... sitting along the beautiful Ammonoosuc River.

Mount Washington Cog Railroad
Mount Washington Cog Railroad

1 hour from campground. Take an exciting ride up the highest peak in the Northeast in the coal powered steam train or biodiesel. See the vast Mountain View, on a clear day you can see up to a hundred miles away to Portland, Maine Harbor and the Sears tower in Boston. On top you can stroll the Observatory Deck, Tip Top House, Weather Museum. There is a snack bar, gift shop, post office and restrooms. Plan on a 3 hour round trip and it is recommended that you purchase tickets in advance online at thecog.com or by phone 603-278-5404. Sit back and enjoy the experience.

1 Mount Washington Auto Road

Route 16 Pinkham Notch

Gorham, NH 03581

603-466-3988

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Cannon Mountain Tramway
Cannon Mountain Tramway

15 minutes from campground. Have a picturesque ride in the Aerial Tramway ride to the summit of Cannon Mt. See the view of Vermont's Green Mountains to the west and Mount Lafayette and Presidential Range to the east. At the top, you'll find a cafeteria, restrooms, walking paths and an observation tower. Learn about the famous stone profile featured on the state quarter at the Old Man of the Mountain Historic Site. Also, at the base, you will find a gift shop, more restrooms, cafeteria and also the New England Ski Museum, open daily free of charge from noon to 5 pm. You can also do some hiking through Franconia Notch on the 10 mile paved trail or on the multitude of mountain trails. Also nearby is Echo Lake, with a beach, boat rentals, lifeguards, snack bar. A short walk will take you to Sunset Bridge where you'll be treated to spectacular views of Sunset Hill, Mt. Lafayette and beyond.

Rt. 3

Exit 34B & 34C

Franconia, NH 1

603-823-8800

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Old Man of the Mountain Historic Site
Old Man of the Mountain Historic Site

15 minutes from campground. See the mountainside location where the Great Stone face once was. In May of 2003, Mother Nature reclaimed the official symbol of New Hampshire, crashing it to the bottom of Franconia Notch. Check out the museums memorabilia and photos. There is a great siting area at the base of Cannon Mt.where you can view where he once was. You might try your hand at fly fishing in Echo or Profile Lake for trout, too!

Rt. 3

Exit 34B

Franconia, NH 1

603-823-8800

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The Basin
The Basin

20 minutes from campground. Called the Old Mans foot basin, this 25-foot hole, is bored into solid granite over the last 25,000 years. Only .1 mile from the parking lot, any level of hiker can take in this spectacular sight at the beginning of the Pemigewasset River. Picnic tables available. Great stop over for a rest, picnic, hiking or just enjoying the cold, cold water of the Basin.

Rt. 3

Exit 34A

Franconia, NH 1

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Flume Gorge
Flume Gorge

20 minutes from the campground. The Flume Gorge is two-mile self-guided nature walk. The Flume within Franconia Notch was formed 200 million years ago, it's a natural gorge with spectacular waterfalls, vistas and covered bridges. The Gilman Visitor Center is good for some souvenir/gifts, restrooms, cafeteria, historical displays. A must see.

Rt. 3

Exit 34A

Franconia, NH 1

603-745-8391

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Santa's Village
Santa's Village

40 minutes from campground. Enjoy 16 fun filled rides and live shows. Meet, feed and learn about Santa's Reindeer. Be entertained at the theater, with song and dance and sing-along's. Tinkerdoodle Christmas 3-D movie, Jingle Jamboree, Santa's Light Show, Enjoy some of Santa's favority foods, Create your own hand printed t-shirts, Live professional performances daily, Santa's Village is a child's fantasy land.

528 Presidential Highway

Jefferson, NH 03583

603-586-4445

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Story Land
Story Land

55 minutes from campground. Story Land is the children's theme park where fantasy lives! Make memories to last a lifetime with 21 wonderfully themed rides, lively shows, unique playgrounds, friendly storybook characters Tea Time with Cinderella, Character Diners, Exciting Entertainment, Ride the Roar-0 Saurus. It truly is where fairy Tales Come To Life. This attraction is a favorite of parents, grandparents and especially children.

850 NH Route 16

Glen, NH 03838

603-383-4186

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Clark's Trained Bear's
Clark's Trained Bear's

30 minutes from campground. A tradition of quality family entertainment for over 85 years. Enjoy a trained bear performance, Stream Train ride through Wolfman's Territory. Experience Merlin's Mystical Mansion, Tuttle's Rustic House and Water Blaster Boats. Segway Park, Climbing Tower, Gift Shop, Candle Shop, Maple Cabin, River City Mining, Photo Parlor. Whistle Stop Snack Bar & more. A Fun Family Favorite stop over in the White Mountains.

110 Daniel Webster Hwy.

Lincoln, NH 03251

603-745-8913

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Train Rides - Conway Scenic Railroad
Train Rides - Conway Scenic Railroad

60 minutes from campground. The "Valley Train" offers departures to Conway and Bartlett, while the "Notch Train" carries passengers through spectacular Crawford Notch and past the finest natural scenery in the entire Northeast. Enjoy and old-fashioned railroading experience on vintage trains, this is a step back in time that the whole family will enjoy. Check out the Parlor and Observation Cars, The Dining Car. Events are a must Mothers Day Special, Murder Mystery Dinner Train, Pumpkin Patch Express Military Appreciation Day, others in between and then the Holiday Express. Events for Railfans of All Ages. Check them all out throughout the season.

30 Norcross Circle

North Conway Village, NH 03860

603-356-5251

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Hobo Railroad- Train Rides
Hobo Railroad- Train Rides

35 minutes from campground. All aboard for a 15-mile, 1 hour & 20 minute round trip train excursion in a picturesque, woodsy setting along the Pemigewasset River in restored vintage coaches. Some special week-ends enjoy a hobo picnic lunch, Hobo Buddy the Clown or the Jolly Family Clowns will entertain children of all ages on our trains most weekdays and select Saturdays. If the Fall is your time Hobo Harvest Time Express will give the Fall Foliage Experience. Weekend departures Memorial Day-mid June. The Hobo Railroad offers daily departures from late June through the fall, Santa Express Train in November and December.

64 Railroad Street

Lincoln, NH 03251

603-745-2135

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Polar Caves Park
Polar Caves Park

40 minutes from campground. Cave Tours continuously, Nature Trails, Waterfowl and Animal Exhibits, Maple Sugar Museum, The Polar Mining Expedition Sluice and the Glacial Boulder Maze. Experience nature at her finest. Enjoy the peaceful woodland setting for an hour or a day. Feed the deer and ducks, picnic grills and tables provided, check out the gift shop that offers unique items from around the world, homemade pizza and warm cookies. Flat-soled walking shoes and outdoor clothing recommended. Don't get stuck in the "Lemon Squeeze/Orange Crush Cave". After your tour, don't forget to stop by and try your luck at the Polar Sluice to find those hidden gems.

705 Rumney Rte. 25

Rumney, NH 03266

603-536-1888

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The Whale's Tale Water Park
The Whale's Tale Water Park

25 minutes from campground. Get set to get wet! Enjoy ocean-size breakers in the Wave Pool. Unwind on the Lazy River; for faster paced activity try the Moby Dip Speed Slide and the Whale Winder Slides. There is a 360-ft. Tube Slide. For younger children: Whale Harbor activity pool. Whether you're looking to chill out, thrill out, lay out r play out you and your family have found the right spot. Later relax by the Beach Bar and catch a Beach Bash stage show on the wave-side stage.

481 US Rte. 3

Exit 33 off I-93

Lincoln, NH 03251

603-745-8810

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Come Visit Historic Downtown Littleton
Come Visit Historic Downtown Littleton

Looking for travel ideas in the White Mountains? We, at Littleton/Lisbon KOA, can show you or you can check out the whole area and request a Travel Planner online . We have great day trips, or just relax at our campground by the Ammonoosuc River.

Mt. Washington Auto Road
Mt. Washington Auto Road

Enjoy a day above all the rest....from the base to the summit on the auto road is a timeless and dramatic beauty of the Presidential Range and the Northeast's highest peak. Drive your own car or take a comfortable, two-hour guided van tour. At the base of the auto road stop in at the Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center. Enjoy some family time, biking, hiking, walking on some beautiful trails. Or a guided paddling trip carefully planned for your family. If you feel adventuresome there are some sunrise drives to experience from the summit.

Route 16

Pinkham Notch

Gorham, NH 03581

603-466-3988

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Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves
Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves

25 minutes from the campground. Journey to the Center of the Earth. An adventure you'll never forget. Majestic granite walls, spectacular waterfalls and rugged boulder caves. Great family activity, providing a fun, hands on learning experience in one of the most magnificent outdoor classrooms. Posted signs provide fun facts about the Gorge geological history from formation to present day. Pan for treasures, become a Junior Gorge Guide or looking for a cool place to have your birthday party? Night time is fun too - look for the Lantern Tour Dates for nighttime gorging. Try the Birdcage Overlooks and Suspension Bridge. Fun for All Ages.

1712 Lost River Road

Exit 32 off I-93 to 112 West

North Woodstock, NH 1

603-745-8031

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Cranmore Mountain Adventure Park
Cranmore Mountain Adventure Park

Although this park is about an hour from our campground it is a must to check out. A full day's worth of adventure in one place. Mountain Coaster ride, The Soaring Eagle Zipline, Climbing Walls, Bungy Trampoline, Giant Swing Ride, Summer Tubing, Chairlift Ride, Bouncy House, Inflatable Obstacle Course, Spider Mountain. Legends Grill to eat at after all that adventure - burgers, pizza, french fries and more. Land of All-Day Summer Action & Fun.

1 Skimobile Road

North Conway, NH 03860

800-786-6754

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Attitash Mountain Resort
Attitash Mountain Resort

45 minutes from the campground. A Great Summer Fun Spot. Ziptour, Mountain Coaster, Alpine Slide, Chairlift Ride,
Airbag Jump, Horseback Rides, Waterlides, Mountain Biking, Cross-Country Terrain, Climbing Wall. Summer Events June to October, Cafe, Cantina, Frostbite Shack, Souvenirs. Lots of Family Fun For All Ages.

775 Route 302

Bartlett, NH 1

800-223-7669

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Wildcat Mountain - Pinkham Notch
Wildcat Mountain - Pinkham Notch

1 hour drive from the campground, but worth every minute of the ride. Unique lift conversion from a high-speed Quad in the winter to a Gondola Skyride in the summer.ZipRider zip-line provides riders exhilarating feelings of flight and beautiful scenery. 2,100 feet long. Hiking & Fishing areas. Waterfalls, cascades, hike the Appalachian Trail, Alpine Disc Golf, 9 hole. Weekly tours & Special Events throughout the summer. They are Above The Rest.

542 Route 16

Gorham, NH 1

888-754-9453

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Loon Mountain Resort
Loon Mountain Resort

30 minutes from campground. An all day experience. Zip, hike, soar, climb, cruise, bounce, explore. Whether you're ziplining across the Pemigewassett River, climbing through the Aerial Forest Adventure Park, or riding above it all on New Hampshire's longest scenic Gondola Skyride, you'll find adventure at this spot. Dining at Whistlestop Cafe, Adventure Center Snack Bar or Summit Cafe. One Pass All-Day Adventure.

60 Loon Mountain Road

Lincoln, NH 1

800-229-5666

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Zipline Canopy Tours
Zipline Canopy Tours

New England's Favorite Zipline Destination. Also Thrillsville Aerial Adventure Park, Big Air Bag Stuntzone. From this park you can try an OFF-ROAD EXCURSION. They have partnered with the water park for some savings, so after your adventure here take the shuttle to the water park to cool down and relax. Great Family Fun! On the excursion, you might even see some moose. Challenge yourself in all ways. Life is Short.......Have Some Fun!

41 Main Street

exit 32 of I-93

Lincoln, NH 03251

603-745-9911

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