Scenic Drives


Remember when getting there was half the fun? The Lakes Region and White Mountain are filled with scenic roads and byways with spectacular photo opportunities!

Enjoy the breathtaking fall colors that burst over the landscape. Fall colors approach peak in the White Mountains end of September and hit peak early October. Check out the New Hampshire Foliage Tracker from 2012 to find out where in New Hampshire the leaves are at their peak. View the latest report and details of foliage for the White Mountains.

Discover New Hampshire’s great destinations with a scenic drive along historic Route 3. The 133 miles of gorgeous byways between Tilton and Pittsburg contain a treasure chest of affordable 1950’s and 1960’s era, owner-operated lodgings, restaurants, and attractions. For more information, go to:

Ellsworth Hill Road to Stinson Lake Road

Campton, NH to Rumney, NH

Route 49 at Exit 28

Campton, NH to Waterville Valley, NH

Sandwich Notch Road

Waterville Valley, NH to Sandwich, NH

The Kancamagus Highway, Route 112

Woodstock, NH to Conway, NH

Look for wildlife, snap some photos, enjoy the foliage, or stop for a picnic!