Regional Guide

Basecamps - White Mountains

More than 3,000 square miles of rolling countryside, the highest population of moose in the state, and mountain scenery that has inspired New Englanders for two centuries characterize the Great North Woods. Berlin, sometimes referred to as "the city that trees built," is the largest town in the area and a great place to center your adventure.

Situated in the southeastern part of White Mountains National Forest, Conway appeals to all walks of life. Outdoor recreation is close by, and the outlet malls and tax-free shopping allow the fashion bugs time to satisfy their bargain hunting instincts.

Set at the western end of the Kancamagus Scenic Byway, Lincoln was once a center for logging and the paper industry. Today it's a beautiful forest town and a great launching point for one of the country's finest scenic drives.

Lakes Region
America's first summer resort town is located on Lake Winnepesaukee, the centerpiece of New Hampshire's Lakes Region. Offering a combination of backcountry wilderness and frontcountry amenities, the area rarely fails in convincing travelers to come back for a return visit.

Published: 29 Apr 2002 | Last Updated: 15 Sep 2010
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication


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