Kancamagus Highway, New Hampshire Route 112

Kancamagus Highway, New Hampshire Route 112

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Kancamagus Itinerary for a 2 day RV Holiday

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Day 1

Start: Lincoln

Attitash Bear Peak, NH's largest ski resort, is two mountains of fantastic snow skiing. There is plenty to do at the resort in the off-season: guided horseback rides, golfing, children's swimming pools, and a host of events and activities.

Stop 1: Lincoln Visitor Information Center

The first point on your itinerary, Lincoln Visitor Information Center contains materials and tips for enjoying your trip on the byway.

Stop 2: Clark's Trading Post

Directions from previous place:      From Lincoln, take SR-112 southwest for 0.8 miles. Turn right onto US-3 [Daniel Webster Hwy] and drive for 1.0 mile until you arrive at the post.
Distance from Previous Site:           1.8 miles / 2.9 km
Travel Time from Previous Site:      3 minutes
Suggested Time at This Site:           2 hours

One of the White Mountains' most outstanding attractions: the Clark family has personally entertained their summer visitors for over 70 years. Features include a fire station, steam locomotive, trained North American black bears, and a museum.

Stop 3: Loon Mountain Ski Resort

Directions from previous place:     Leaving Clark's Trading Post, take US-3 south for 1 mile. Turn left onto SR-112 and drive for 3.4 miles until you arrive at the resort.
Distance from Previous Site:           4.4 miles / 7.0 km
Travel Time from Previous Site:      6 minutes
Suggested Time at This Site:           5 hours

Spend the bulk of your first day at Loon Mountain, a recreational area and ski resort.

End: Lincoln

Overnight lodging is available in Lincoln.

Totals for Day 1

Total Distance Traveled:     6.2 miles / 9.9 km
Total Travel Time:                 9 minutes
Total Stopping Time:            7 hours

Day 2

Stop 1: Falls Pond and Rocky Gorge

Directions from previous place:     Leaving the resort, take the byway east for about 15 miles, then turn left to Rocky Gorge.
Distance from Previous Site:           15 miles / 24.0 km
Travel Time from Previous Site:     25 minutes
Suggested Time at This Site:             1 hour

Over time the Swift River wore this narrow gorge through solid rock. This region offers photogenic views of the surrounding area.

Stop 2: Lower Falls and Boulder Loop Trail

Directions from previous place:     From Rocky Gorge, follow the byway east for about 5 miles until you come to Lower Falls.
Distance from Previous Site:           5 miles / 8.0 km
Travel Time from Previous Site:      8 minutes
Suggested Time at This Site:           2 hours

Located a mile east of Falls Pond and Rocky Gorge, Lower Falls and Boulder Loop Trail offer a great hike with beautiful views.

End: Conway

Directions from previous place:     Leaving Lower Falls, take the byway east for about 5 miles. When you come to the junction with SR-113 where the byway ends, turn left and drive for about 1 mile to reach Conway.
Distance from Previous Site:           6 miles / 9.6 km
Travel Time from Previous Site:   10 minutes

This is the last point on the itinerary. If you have time, explore the entertainment available here.

Totals for Day 2
Total Distance Traveled:     26 miles / 41.6 km
Total Travel Time:                 43 minutes
Total Stopping Time:              3 hours

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