Destination guide

Head to the beautiful city of White Mountains

The mountains, forests and waterfalls display a scene truly unique to White Mountains. Travelers 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-sees. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


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 vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes White Mountains a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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)

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 29.72 inches and temperatures average 7°F.

Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in White Mountains

Travelers love White Mountains for its beautiful waterfalls and stunning river views. Whether you're an adventurous traveler 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 center:

  • 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)

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 center. 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 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,765 house rentals near White Mountains. From 334 Cabins to 1,150 Houses, find unique vacation rental 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 holiday trip or just for a weekend in White Mountains. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Quebec: 5,185 vacation rentals
  • Maine: 8,259 vacation rentals
  • Vermont: 4,298 vacation rentals
  • Ogunquit: 1,261 vacation rentals
  • Canada: 28,177 vacation rentals

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

What are the main cities to discover in White Mountains?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in White Mountains:

  • Ogunquit: 1,261 rentals
  • Stowe: 744 rentals
  • Sutton: 208 rentals
  • Wells: 1,359 rentals
  • Lincoln: 949 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when travelling by plane to White Mountains?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of lodging choices in White Mountains are:

  • Newport, VT (EFK-Newport State): 247 home rentals
  • Hartness State Airport (VSF): 666 home rentals
  • Sanford Regional Airport (SFM): 1,886 home rentals

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

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