Bretton Woods Boasts Year-Round Activities Beyond Compare
Although Bretton Woods may be known for its exceptional wintertime activities, this cozy community within the White Mountains is actually an all-season recreational wonderland where you can enjoy a wide variety of diversions.
Since Bretton Woods is virtually surrounded by the White Mountain National Forest, you certainly won’t find a shortage of outdoor adventures here. Hiking to the summit of Mount Washington, mountain biking within view of the Presidential Mountain Range, golfing at the Mount Washington Resort, and fishing in the Ammonoosuc River are just of the few of the options that lie at the doorstep of your Bretton Woods vacation rental.
However, one of the biggest attractions in the area requires the least amount of effort of all. A ride aboard the Mount Washington Cog Railway, the world’s first mountain-climbing railway, is one experience you absolutely cannot miss as it makes its way up the amazingly steep tracks to the top of Mt. Washington. The three hour journey is simply unforgettable and at the top you can see four states, Quebec, and the Atlantic Ocean on a clear day.
While the warm weather activities can certainly hold their own against the offerings of other nearby towns, winter in Bretton Woods is on a whole other level. With 101 trails and glades, 9 lifts (4 high-speed quads), and 434 acres of skiing and snowboarding terrain, Bretton Woods Mountain Resort stands apart as the largest ski area in New Hampshire.
More than just a place for downhill adventures, there are also 3 terrain parks and 100 kilometers of cross-country skiing terrain. However, there are also plenty of non-skiing activities available, including ice skating, horse-drawn sleigh rides, and snow tubing, making this resort perfect for every member of the family.