Lincoln

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Whether you’re skiing the slopes of Loon Mountain or swimming in Lonesome Lake, this New Hampshire town is a nature lover’s paradise in any season.

Among New England’s charming small towns, Lincoln stands out. Visit when the town is blanketed in snow or bursting with colorful foliage. Lincoln is delightful in all seasons.

Lincoln has a portion of Franconia Notch State Park. Explore the beauty of the White Mountains on the miles of hiking, biking and skiing trails winding through the park.

Walk to Flume Gorge, a stunning natural gorge in the park. It stretches 800 feet (240 meters) to the base of Mount Liberty. Follow the boardwalk to the edge of its plummeting granite walls. The hike ends at the Visitor Center with a gift shop and Concord Coach stagecoach that charged across the old west.

Visit Lonesome Lake nestled in the park at the southern base of Cannon Mountain. Reach it via hiking short, accessible trails. The lake is well stocked with brook trout.

Hike a portion of the Appalachian Trail, which crosses through the northeastern part of the town. The Appalachian Mountain Club hut on Lonesome Lake’s southern shore provides shelter for hikers. Loon Mountain, a part of the White Mountain National Forest, is Lincoln’s signature peak. Loon Mountain Ski Resort is one of the most popular resorts in the state. Regardless of when you visit, enjoy its all-season fun from skiing to horseback riding to rock climbing.

Head to Whale’s Tale Water Park for summer fun for the entire family. Splash your way through its water slides and wave pools.

Clark’s Trading Post is a Lincoln institution. This family-owned center is known for its White Mountain Central Railroad, a scenic 25-minute ride in an old-fashioned steam-powered train. Watch a group of trained bears that perform tricks and visit several mini museums devoted to Americana.

Lincoln lies along the scenic Kancamagus Highway, which bisects the White Mountain National Forest to connect Bath in the west to Conway in the east. Stop and enjoy the views from the many scenic lookouts along the road.

Woodwards White Mountain Resort, BW Signature Collection
Woodwards White Mountain Resort, BW Signature Collection
3 out of 5
527 US Route 3, Lincoln, NH
The price is RM262 per night from 7 Nov to 7 Nov
Situated in a state park, this resort is within a 5-minute walk of White Mountain National Forest and Whale's Tale Water Park. Franconia Notch State Park and ...
3.5/5 Good! (963 reviews)
"The property looked kind of new and clean, bathroom was very good and staff was kind, friendly and helpful. We really like the breakfast and area around."

Reviewed on 18 Oct 2021

Woodwards White Mountain Resort, BW Signature Collection
Days Inn by Wyndham Lincoln
Days Inn by Wyndham Lincoln
3 out of 5
557 Us Route 3, Lincoln, NH
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM284 per night from 1 Nov to 1 Nov
Situated in Lincoln, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of White Mountain National Forest and Whale's Tale Water Park. Franconia Notch State Park and Flume ...
3.7/5 Good! (988 reviews)
"Beautiful mountain views....Older but still nice facility..."

Reviewed on 14 Oct 2021

Days Inn by Wyndham Lincoln
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lincoln East - White Mountains, an IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lincoln East - White Mountains, an IHG Hotel
2.5 out of 5
21 Railroad St, Lincoln, NH
The price is RM588 per night from 9 Nov to 9 Nov
Situated in Lincoln, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of White Mountain National Forest, Clark's Trading Post and Loon Mountain Ski Resort. Whale's Tale Water ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (981 reviews)
"Lovely room"

Reviewed on 15 Oct 2021

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lincoln East - White Mountains, an IHG Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
The Village of Loon Mountain
The Village of Loon Mountain
3 out of 5
Route 112 / Kancamagus Scenic Byway, Lincoln, NH
The price is RM578 per night from 27 Oct to 27 Oct
Located near the slopes, this Lincoln condo is situated in the mountains, within a 5-minute walk of White Mountain National Forest and Loon Mountain Ski Resort, ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (377 reviews)
"The condo was just lovely. We loved the gas fireplace and enjoyed its ambience. The kitchen was completely furnished with great cookware. The bedroom and bathroom were very spacious. I'd gladly visit here again."

Reviewed on 5 Oct 2021

The Village of Loon Mountain
The Village of Loon Mountain, a VRI resort
The Village of Loon Mountain, a VRI resort
3 out of 5
72 Loon Village Rd, Lincoln, NH
Located near the slopes, this Lincoln condominium resort is in the mountains, 1 mi (1.6 km) from Loon Mountain Ski Resort, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Clark's ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (289 reviews)
"Beautiful area. Lots to do and see. Condo was ok. Bed was comfortable. No ice, coffee, sugar, cream. Had to walk a fight of stairs with lugguage...not fun. Office didn't open til 9am and pool opened at 10am. Didnt like that. Condo had everything"

Reviewed on 29 Sep 2021

The Village of Loon Mountain, a VRI resort
InnSeason Resorts Pollard Brook
InnSeason Resorts Pollard Brook
3 out of 5
33 Brookline Rd., Lincoln, NH
Conveniently near to skiing facilities, this Lincoln aparthotel is located in the city centre within 3 miles (5 km) of White Mountain National Forest, Loon Mountain ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (467 reviews)
"The suite was cozy, very clean, very spacious, complete kitchen,loved the fireplace, everyone has a balcony."

Reviewed on 14 Oct 2021

InnSeason Resorts Pollard Brook
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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