The White Mountain Region feature the state’s presidential range, including the infamous Mount Washington, home of the world’s worst weather. The White Mountain National Forest stretches over 800,000 acres and gained popularity and fame in the early 19th century when Nathanial Hawthorne and other prominent writers began recounting her beauty. Hiking and skiing are the favorite pastimes here and every year folks flock from southern states to visit North Conway for tax-free outlet shopping.
Winter scenes have a special magic in this state. When the snow coats the ground and cozy fires warm the hearths, love is in the air. The Mount Washington Hotel and Resort boasts spectacular views of the mountain as well as tomes of history within its walls. If a mountaintop wedding is in your dreams, ski resorts like Loon, Attitash, and Wildcat are happy to host you and your guests in slope-side condos. The Eagle Mountain House in Jackson is also a historic landmark, but with a more casual, country décor.
For a bit of family fun, enjoy great attractions at Great Glen Trails like cross-country skiing, snowshoeing or a SnowCoach ride up Mount Washington. Or enjoy a skate at the public rink in center Conway, a slide down Cranmore or visit any of the nearby mountain resorts get a few runs in for the skiers.
Reflect the glory of the mountains sparkle for sparkle with a shimmering theme of silver and white. Use old CDs to create an “ice rink” centerpiece around thick white pillar candles rolled in silver glitter. Or warm things up a bit with do-it-yourself s’mores stations at each table. Creating a frosted look comes easy with shades of white linen and twinkling lights, a few well-placed snowflakes will set the scene off with style. Try a packet of cocoa or monogrammed sugar cookies as a fun favor.
Below are links to a variety of wedding and honeymoon locations in the White Mountain Region of New Hampshire: