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 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)

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 features

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)
How to get there

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.

How many holiday rentals are available around White Mountains?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,489 holiday lettings around White Mountains. From 276 cabins to 1,061 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a mountain-view property near White Mountains?

Perfectly pure air, jaw-dropping vistas and plenty of time in the outdoors. If you're looking to reconnect and recharge, a holiday in the mountains is the perfect prescription. HomeAway has 1,098 alpine holiday properties available. Alternatively, you may be searching for something a little different. HomeAway has tons of rental options to pick from, including:

  • 473 mountainside holiday accommodation options.
  • 391 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 374 resort holiday accommodation options.

Can I stay near White Mountains in a large group?

The recipe for an unforgettable escape is hanging out with your friends and loved ones in a fantastic new place. If you'll be travelling with a large group, HomeAway can help out. House holiday rentals are the most popular choice here for big groups of guests. Our global database currently has 217 available. Properties for rent in the area that are suitable for large groups include:

  • On the hunt for rentals that can fit 8 of you? We have 817 that will be suitable. The prices start from £56 per night.
  • Require a place for 6 people? We have 665 that will be perfect. The starting price is £35 a night.
  • Planning a trip away with 10 guests? We've got 560 properties for rent that fit the bill. Prices start from £92 a night.

You and your posse will be in good hands when you plan your White Mountains getaway with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals near White Mountains?

HomeAway has plenty of excellent budget-friendly options. Treat your family to a fancy night out or stay a few extra nights with the money you have left over. Loon Mountain Ski Resort is a great area to take a look at if you want to keep a handle on your budget. HomeAway has 270 holiday rentals, and the average price is a very agreeable £159 per night. You'll find another 90 HomeAway holiday rentals waiting to be booked in or around Bretton Woods Ski Area. The average price here is £166 per night.

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