Head to the White Mountains for a kaleidoscope of colors this fall! Take a train ride along the Pemi River or hike to the summit peaks for an incredible bird’s-eye view. No matter what you do, you’ll take part in a New England tradition.
Nothing screams fall like quaint New England mountain towns surrounded by high mountain peaks decked out with colorful leaves. Lincoln is the center of foliage season as it marks the start of the famous Kancamagus Highway, one of New Hampshire’s iconic scenic byways. Take a leisurely train ride along the Pemi, join a leaf peeping photography tour, hike the colorful trails, and enjoy the seasonal fall cuisine, these are just a few of our favorite fall things. Come see why the White Mountains are one of the top fall travel destinations in North America.
OUTDOOR Fall ACTIVITIES: HIKES & ADVENTURES
Breathe in the crisp, autumn air while hiking along mountaintop trails that will lead you to breathtaking views of the color changing White Mountains and beyond. The leaves are the brightest at the end of September and the beginning of October, however, the entire fall season is a spectacle to be witnessed with your eyes and camera. In the White Mountains, there is a hike for everyone to enjoy, no matter your physical ability! Smell the freshly fallen leaves, bring out those sweaters you packed away last spring, and sip on some hot apple cider.
Family Friendly Fall Activities
It may be Back to School time for the kiddos, but don’t let that stop you exploring. Long weekends in the White Mountains are a great time and worth the drive! Take your family for a family-friendly hike and collect leaves to make crafts, go apple and pumpkin picking, and ride the HoBo Railroad and take a bite out of a warm, apple cider donut while enjoying the scenery. Stop by the many local produce stands and markets for delicious freshly harvested treats to take home.
Fall Activities: Enjoy The Journey
Snuggle up with your other half and plan an amazing couple’s getaway this fall. Don your flannel and take a scenic drive through the Kancamagus Highway. Stop at the many scenic lookout points to enjoy the leaves and fresh autumn air. Go for a romantic hike into the vibrant mountains and bring a picnic for two. Afterward, taste some of New Hampshire's best locally crafted beer and wine selections with dinner!
The Lincoln Woodstock region boasts an array of fall events to celebrate the foliage as well as upcoming holidays like Halloween and Thanksgiving. Enjoy the scenery where it’s best – from the summit of the spectacular mountains! Join your friends and family up here for events like the Lincoln Fall Craft Festival, Oktoberfest, the NH Scottish Games, and the White Mountain Crush Festival. Learn more below!