Destination guide

Head to the scenic city of White Mountains

The mountains, forests and waterfalls display a scene truly unique to White Mountains. Travellers to this scenic city praise the hiking, skiing and shopping. Mount Washington State Park and Wildcat Mountain Ski Area are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around White Mountains

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the area? You'll be sure to enjoy White Mountains for its hiking and skiing. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes White Mountains a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wildcat Mountain Ski Area (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Cranmore Mountain Resort (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Waterville Valley Resort (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Loon Mountain Ski Resort (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Cannon Mountain Ski Area (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Bear Notch Ski Touring Center (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in White Mountains

White Mountains is well known for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in February, December, March or January, when snowfall averages 75.50 inches and temperatures average -14°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in White Mountains

Travellers love White Mountains for its beautiful waterfalls and stunning river views. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, White Mountains is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mount Washington State Park (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Franconia Notch State Park (15.9 mi / 25.7 km)
  • Crawford Notch State Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Jackson Falls (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Diana's Baths (11 mi / 17.8 km)
  • White Horse Ledge (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
Transport

How to get to and around White Mountains

The nearest airport is in Whitefield, NH (HIE-Mount Washington Regional), located 17.7 mi (28.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Fryeburg, ME (FRY-Eastern Slopes Regional), which is 23.4 mi (37.7 km) away.

Where to stay near White Mountains?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,772 holiday rentals near White Mountains. From 335 Cabins to 1,158 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near White Mountains is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in White Mountains?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in White Mountains. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Rye Beach: 269 holiday rentals
  • Canada: 27,999 holiday rentals
  • Vermont: 4,299 holiday rentals
  • Maine: 8,229 holiday rentals
  • Kennebunk: 1,430 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in White Mountains! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in White Mountains?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in White Mountains with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Kennebunk: 1,430 holiday homes
  • Stowe: 741 holiday homes
  • Conway: 1,117 holiday homes
  • Wells: 1,339 holiday homes
  • Portsmouth: 738 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to White Mountains?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in White Mountains are:

  • Hartness State Airport (VSF): 680 holiday houses
  • Laconia, NH (LCI-Laconia Municipal): 1,124 holiday houses
  • Lyndonville, VT (LLX-Caledonia County): 189 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.