Great North Woods Vacation Rentals for a Variety of Towns Across the Region
New Hampshire’s Great North Woods region is accessible off Interstate 93 and US Highway 3. It is less than a three hours' drive from Boston, with its international airport. With its distinct seasons, the region around these Great North Woods lodging is a haven for vacationers at any time of year. The major towns here include Berlin, Cambridge, Colebrook, Dixville Notch, Gorham, Groveton, Lancaster, Milan, Stark, Twin Mountain, Columbia, Errol, Northumberland, West Stewartstown, Clarksville, Dalton, Jefferson, Pittsburg, Stratford and Whitefield.
Great North Woods Lodging in Typically Small-Town America
One of the major attractions of the region is the Northern Forest Heritage Park in Berlin. The town is situated in the Androscoggin River Valley. Here, Berlin has maintained its historic links to the industry of logging that created the town. Visitors to Great North Woods vacation rentals may want to start with a visit to the Brown House. This former mill workers boarding house is now the museum dedicated to commemorating their work. Then take a river tour to understand more about the importance of the river to the town's past as well as enjoying the beauty of the river. The Heritage Park is spread over three acres with river access and wooden walkways, an amphitheater, reproduction logging camp, and much more.
The nearby village of Gorham dates from 1836 and is a wonderful example of small-town America. Visitors will enjoy the unique shops and great restaurants here. It is also convenient as a base to hike the Presidential Mountain Range. When visitors find themselves near Colebrook, they may enjoy a visit to Fiddelheads. This unique gift shop prides itself on distinctive, handmade, quality gifts and souvenirs. It features local craftsmanship including jewelry, candles, soaps, pottery, wind chimes and music.
There Are Endless Outdoor Activities near Great North Woods Cabins
Wherever visitors choose as their Great North Woods cabins base, they will never be far from the great outdoors. There are endless activities to try, including hiking and biking, horseback riding, rock climbing, kayaking and canoeing, jet skiing, tubing, snorkeling, diving, fishing and golf. In winter, the area has excellent downhill and cross country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling and hunting. There are at least six major ski areas here as well as two state parks. The area is also a wonderful place for bird watchers, with habitats such as waterways, marshland, grasslands and the forests providing opportunities to spot species like warblers, olive flycatchers, blackbirds, bobolink and meadowlark. Among the abundant wildlife are moose which are often spotted wandering by the road.
At Wildcat Mountain, visitors can experience New Hampshire’s only zip line ride as well as the skiing and hiking. The zip line takes visitors half a mile over the trees, flying over the trails and river at 45 miles an hour. Here, visitors can also ride the Wildcat Express Gondola for a unique view of Mount Washington. The Six Gun City and Fort Splash Waterpark is a great day out for children, with shows, go-karts, horseback riding, laser tag and exhibitions to visit. One thing that visitors won’t be is bored.
Great North Woods Cabins Have Everything You Need and More
Owners of Great North Woods lodging work hard to ensure that every possible effort is made to provide guests with everything needed to make their stay comfortable. Homes have washing and drying facilities and cable or satellite TV with DVDs and entertainment libraries. Outside, they provide patio furniture, BBQs and much more. Visitors don't need bring anything and, in some cases, even the dog is catered for.