Traveling North: Take I-93 north to exit 37. Turn left off ramp, then left on Rt. 18 and go south 1500 ft. to campground on right.

Traveling South: Take I-93 south to exit 38. Turn right off ramp, then left on Rt. 18 south. Campground is 1 mile on right.

Attitash Mountain near Fransted Family Campground.

Attitash Mountain Ride, splash and slide at New Hampshire’s original fun spot. Enjoy the thrill and excitement of the Nor’Easter Mountain Coaster, a 4,300-foot rollercoaster set to the mountainside. Don’t miss North America’s longest Alpine Slide, a family tradition since 1976. They also offer cross-country and lift-accessed mountain biking, guided horseback rides, scenic chair rides to the 2,550-foot summit, an outdoor waterpark and more!

Cannon Aerial Tramway near Fransted Family Campground.

Cannon Aerial Tramway The 80-passenger aerial tramway whisks you above the timberline to the 4,100-foot summit for outstanding views of the White Mountains and into Maine, Vermont and even Canada. Take as little as an hour or as long as a day to enjoy summit walking paths, an observation deck, cafeterias, swimming at Echo Lake, boat rentals, a free eight-mile recreation path, “Old Man of the Mountain” Museum, and the New England Ski Museum.

Clark’s Trading Post near Fransted Family Campground.

Clark’s Trading Post Has been featuring quality family entertainment for over 80 years! Enjoy a trained bear performance, Steam Train ride through Wolfman’s Territory and the amazing Yandong Chinese Acrobatic Troupe. Wolfie’s Segway Park, Merlin’s Mystical Mansion, Water Blaster Boats, Climbing Tower, Tuttle House, Kilburn’s Photo Parlor and incredible Museums will astound you! Don’t miss their Specialty Shops and the largest Gift Shop in the White Mountains. They can BEARLY wait to see you!

Flume Gorge near Fransted Family Campground.

Flume Gorge The Flume is a natural gorge extending 800 feet at the base of Mount Liberty. The walls of Conway granite rise to a height of 70 to 90 feet and are 12 to 20 feet apart. A trip into the Flume begins and ends at the Flume Visitor's Center. Guests can choose to walk through just the Gorge or do a two mile loop. The walk includes uphill walking and lots of stairs. The boardwalk allows you to look closely at the growth of flowers, ferns and mosses found here.

Hobo Railroad near Fransted Family Campground.

Hobo Railroad All aboard for a 15-mile, 80 minute round-trip train excursion in vintage, restored coaches. You will travel in a picturesque, woodsy setting along the Pemigewasset River. Hobo Picnic Lunches & ice cream are available onboard. Open Memorial Day weekend through late October, and late November–mid December for Santa Trains!

Loon Mountain near Fransted Family Campground.

Loon Mountain Loon’s two main attractions: New Hampshire’s longest scenic gondola Summit Skyride and the Zipline are fun for all ages. The Skyride features beautiful White Mountain scenery and access to Glacial Caves, artisan crafters, children’s playground, self-guided nature tour and family dining. The Zipline offers thrills as guests soar above the Pemigewasset River. Also mountain biking, rentals and tours; bungee trampoline; climbing wall; spa and fitness center; festivals, concerts and special events.

Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves near Fransted Family Campground.

Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves Discover for yourself why Lost River is considered one of NH’s greatest natural wonders. Carved by the Ice Age, step back in time to experience nature’s blissful beauty as you explore jagged walls of rock, gigantic boulders stacked like blocks, intricate boardwalks, rock-strewn glacial caves, amazing views, cascading waterfalls and intriguing history. Complete your journey with panning for fossils and gemstones or a stroll through the nature garden and gift shop. Join us in celebrating SPNHF’s 100th anniversary of Lost River’s conservation this summer.

Mount Washington Auto Road near Fransted Family Campground.

Mount Washington Auto Road Opened in 1861, the Mt. Washington Auto Road is America’s oldest man-made tourist attraction and a driving experience your family will always remember. From the first horse-drawn wagons to today’s modern vehicles, vacationers have experienced the wonders of Mt. Washington’s weather, scenery and history for 150+ years. Drive your own vehicle or take a comfortable guided stage tour to the summit of the Northeast’s highest peak and travel through time to a world above the treeline. It’s an experience your family will never forget with the most breath taking views you can imagine … See it to believe it!

Santa’s Village near Fransted Family Campground.

Santa’s Village Generations of families have enjoyed this magical Christmas themed park! Your day will be filled with exciting rides, great live shows, Santa and his reindeer! Bring your swimsuit and enjoy their awesome new water feature, Ho Ho H2O! Santa greets every child, and listens ever so attentively to all the wishes and wants of the season. Mrs. Claus joins in on the hospitality and offers some warm wassail for all their guests. It’s Christmas Today at Santa’s Village and they can’t wait to see you!

Story Land near Fransted Family Campground.

Story Land Story Land is the children’s theme park where fantasy lives! There’s a smile and adventure around every corner: ride in a pumpkin coach to Cinderella’s Castle; spin through a giant cuckoo clock and don’t miss their newest attraction: Splash Battle-Pharaoh’s Reign. A water splash-blast experience for the whole family! Story Land features 22 wonderfully themed rides, lively shows, unique playgrounds, and friendly storybook characters. Make memories to last a lifetime! A family favorite since 1954!

The Whale’s Tale Water Park near Fransted Family Campground.

The Whale’s Tale Water Park The Whale’s Tale Water Park recently named Best in Class Waterpark in America by Aquatics International Magazine. Whether you’re looking to chill out, thrill out, lay out or play out, you and your family can do that and more! The new Shipwreck Island, their biggest expansion yet, will serve up excitement around every corner. Then slide, swim and splash through the rest of their world-class attraction. Later, catch a show on the wave-side stage. Bring the camera to capture the memories as you and your family enjoy New England’s Favorite Water Park!

Pemi Valley Moose Tours near Fransted Family Campground.

Pemi Valley Moose Tours Join in the fun as you take a 2 1/2 to 3 hour journey through the majestic White Mountains in their air conditioned bus in search of the gentle giant of the North Country. Their nightly excursions feature a guided tour of the local area, a video about Moose, and interesting historical sites along the way.

Hiking near Fransted Family Campground.

Hiking The White Mountains of New Hampshire is a hiker's paradise. This region of northern New England attracts tens of thousands of hikers every year. The Franconia Notch area offers hundreds of miles of trails, mountain tops and scenic splendor. There are trails available to hikers of all levels of experience and expertise.

Franconia Notch Stables near Fransted Family Campground.

Franconia Notch Stables The Franconia Notch Stables offer hourly horseback tours 7 days a week. Located at the very scenic Franconia Inn, they are just 2 miles from the village of Franconia. On a regular day, their first ride departs at 9:30 AM and follows every hour and a half after that, the last one usually being at 3:30 PM. They are happy to accommodate their customers needs and often do 8:00 AM rides or evening rides, so please do not hesitate to ask them!

Out Back Kayak near Fransted Family Campground.

Out Back Kayak At Out Back Kayak you will kayak the beautiful Pemigiwasset River. These tours offer something for everybody, are approximately seven miles in length, and take about two hours to complete.


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