Whiteface Hollow Area Attractions
The Lakes Region is a four-season vacationland dominated by many large glacial lakes and the White Mountain National Forest.
Lake Winnipesaukee, the largest area lake, is in the foothills of the White Mountains and has nearly 290 miles of shoreline – one of the largest natural U.S., freshwater lakes outside of the Great Lakes; it is approx. 25 miles long and 9 miles wide and boasts over 264 islands.
The White Mountain National Forest contains over 750,000 acres and the Presidential Mountain Range of which Mt. Washington is the highest peak in the Northeast at over 6,288 ft. The “Whites” are home to 48 major peaks over 4,000 ft. and contain six federally designated wilderness areas. One hundred miles of the Appalachian Trail travel through the White Mountain National Forest.
Only slightly further afield, about an hour and one-half drive, are the exquisite Atlantic Ocean beach towns of Ogunquit and Kennebunk Maine.
The area is a treasure trove of attractions – offering extensive opportunities
- Hiking trails for all abilities
- Boating & Kayaking
- Summer theater
- Arts & crafts
- Antique fairs
- Scenic road drives
- Micro-breweries and wineries
Antique covered bridges
Numerous farmer's markets
Extensive winter sports incl. nine major ski areas
Great dining options
Accommodations are plentiful in the nearby towns of Center Harbor, Moultonborough, Meredith, Wolfeboro and Conway. The area has an extensive network of local B&B’s, hotels and private rentals – summer months can get very busy so, plan ahead and book early. If looking for rooms close to your event date, you may find the best option is a private rental.