There are places along the highway where mountain ranges loom in the distance and Forests of green unfold for your camera.
Rivers follow you along , as the miles roll on and end in a serene fog ridden lake at the top. Mist flows in the breeze and often a moose or two can be spotted strolling along on the edge of the woods.
Hawks soar overhead and some of the best trout fishing in the world is found in this region. Native salmon also run the rivers and lake trout have set state records. Fisherman come from far and wide to fly fish some of the fly fishing only streams and lakes listed throughout the area.
Campgrounds can be found, scattered in and out of the National Forest. There are certain areas where you can have a fire and some that you can't, so make sure you check with the area town hall, or local police station if you intend to camp or hike into the forest.
The ride is well worth the effort, with constant breathtaking views.
Weather conditions are extreme during winter months and all hiking is discouraged during these months.
Skiing however abounds throughout the state and the slopes are incredible. Classes for the beginner and triple diamond runs for the extreme skier give anyone coming here exactly what they're looking for.
Restaurants range from down home country cooking, to sushi bars and pretty much everything in between. The small town friendly atmosphere is the one common thread.
If your planning a trip to this region, make sure to take a trip up the Mount Washington auto road, or ride the cog railway to the summit. New England's tallest peak is something to climb, if your interested in a hike. The mountain offers trails from beginner, to expert.
Coming to visit New Hampshire once is usually not an option. Once you've enjoyed the great outdoors this state can offer, you will most likely be back for more.
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Trout can be seen swimming in the crystal clear pools as you walk along well crafted boardwalks and uncountable stairways. Any trip to this area should definitely include this attraction. Make sure to bring the camera as the views are almost indescribable.
Another favorite summer pass time for this area is yard and garage sales. People come a long way for the antiques and oddities that can be found in these old little towns. Hundreds of years of junk to some and treasures to others are always lined up along the back roads of New Hampshire just waiting to be discovered.