In 30 minutes you can be at the Franconia Notch State Park, home to Flume Gorge one of America’s top ten most beautiful state parks. Nearby, ride the exciting Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway and experience abundant hikes and natural wonders.
Further north, the Cog Railway is a popular attraction. This steam train climbs to the highest peak in the Northeast with amazing views of New England.
Just 20 miles north of the Squam Lake Inn, the Kancamagus Highway, now a National Scenic Byway is best known as a spectacular fall drive and a must do. In the summer, enjoy the hikes, streams and waterfalls along this beautiful drive the locals call the “Kanc”.