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Make a Holiday Rental Cottage in Franconia, USA, Your Home Away From Home

The small town of Franconia can be found to the west of the US state of New Hampshire, in the foothills of the White Mountains. The town and the surrounding untamed landscape are very popular as a tourist destination, especially amongst city dwellers looking to escape the hustle and bustle of urban life and to enjoy the region’s unspoilt and often dramatic beauty. The town is surrounded by high peaks, deep valleys and expansive lakes, which form part of the Franconia Notch State and White Mountain National Forest. Visitors spending their holidays in Franconia will be pleased to discover that there is a good choice of self catering accommodation suitable for holiday rental in and around the town, mainly in the form of log cabins, chalets and typical New England-style wooden chalets.

Things to Do on Holiday in Franconia, USA

In the spring and summer months, the protected landscapes which surround Franconia are especially popular amongst walkers and hikers, as the famous Appalachian Trails cuts through the region to the south of the town. The higher peaks are also a big draw for tourists who enjoy rock-climbing, abseiling and mountaineering, whilst in the winter months these peaks are transformed by snow cover, making them ideal for skiing and other such winter sports pursuits. Similarly, the wide lakes of the region are suitable for waters sports and ice –skating, depending on the time of year your holiday in Franconia is enjoyed.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Franconia, USA

There are numerous interesting historical and cultural attractions to be found within the town of Franconia. Particular draws are The Franconia Heritage Museum and Iron Furnace Interpretive Centre, The New England Ski Museum and Frost Place, the former home of the famous poet, Robert Frost. Further afield form the town, visitors spending their holidays in Franconia may take a trip to the New Hampshire state capital, Concord. This sizeable town boasts a number of landmarks and tourist attractions, to include the 19th century New Hampshire State House and the grandiose Eagle Hotel, which has been the town’s landmark for over 150 years. Other attractions to be found here include The Capitol Centre for the Arts and The McAuliffe-Shepherd Discovery Centre.

Weather in Franconia, USA

Visitors spending their holidays in Franconia will discover that the town has a continental climate, with well defined seasons. Summers can get quite warm, with temperatures often reaching the late-twenties degrees Celsius. Winters, on the other hand, can get very cold with temperatures often dropping below -5 degrees Celsius. This region of New Hampshire receives an average annual precipitation of around 40 inches, much of which will fall as snow in the winter months.

Travel to Franconia, USA

Most tourists from the UK looking to spend their holidays in Franconia will first fly to the region’s largest airport, Boston-Logan International (BOS), which is just over an hour’s drive away to the south-east. American Airlines, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic operate regular trans-Atlantic flights here from the UK, departing from London Heathrow (LHR).

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                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                    Lodge #168699vb
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