Category: Attractions

New Hampshire Black Bear April 04 2017

Black Bear Sightings

Will I see a bear when I visit New Hampshire’s White Mountains? The black bear is a magnificent sight for sure and many visitors ask this question. They typically prefer large forested areas with little human disturbance. This changes with their search for food in the spring. Bears can be seen at any time of the day from spring through the fall so please drive … Read More

March is Maple Month in New Hampshire March 09 2017

March is Maple Month

Sweet Times are Here – March is Maple Month in New Hampshire We are saddened when the warm spring temps arrive before winter is over but we know sweet times are ahead. The sap is flowing and the sugar houses are steaming!  Maple sap, known in New Hampshire as liquid gold, begins to flow with the arrival of temps that are warm during the day … Read More

Ice Bar at Stonehurst Manor January 06 2017

Ice Bar: A Must Do for Winter

If you are looking for a cool bar, find the nearest Ice Bar.  Many feature a full size bar carved in ice along with ice sculptures which may be used for tables and seating.  Bigger ice bars are within ice structures and include glasses and even stairs made from ice.  The most popular drinks are often ice-cold vodka shots or cocktails but most offer a … Read More

Fryeburg Fair Maine's Blue Ribbon Classic Country Fair October 04 2016

Fall is Country Fair Time

When the leaves begin to turn the famous hues of fall, there is a nip in the air and the farmer’s fields are cleared for the fall harvest it must be time for the Fayuh as we say it in these here parts. What is a “Fayuh” you ask?  It’s an old-fashioned country fair with rides, livestock exhibitions, competitions of all kinds and of course … Read More

Ziplining at Wildcat Mountain September 21 2016

Ziplining for a Bird’s-Eye View of Fall Foliage

Have you ever wondered what a bird’s-eye view of the White Mountains would be like? Well, wonder no more. Try Ziplining and experience this for yourself. There is no better time for this than during the fall as the leaves become ablaze with red, orange and gold color and begin to fall for a better view. Each zipline has height and weight restrictions so please … Read More

Summit view from Mt. Washington July 25 2016

Drive Mt. Washington Auto Road

Driving Time from Stonehurst Manor: 1 hr round trip Total Trip Time: 3.5 – 4 hrs If you’re seeking a truly memorable experience that takes your breath away from beauty and a bit through fright, this is the adventure you’ve been looking for!  Mount Washington is the highest peak in the Northeastern United States at 6,288 ft and the most prominent mountain east of the Mississippi River. … Read More

Diana's Bath June 23 2016

Diana’s Bath – A Must Do Activity

If you’re looking for a short and easy hike with the added bonus of unique natural beauty, a visit to Diana’s Baths is just the answer with picturesque waterfalls and natural pools conveniently located just outside North Conway Village. Adults and children alike can have fun exploring the area and wading in the pools and brook in summer and admiring the frozen beauty in winter.  … Read More

Spring is Coming! Diana's Bath is flowing again. March 08 2016

Cabin Fever The White Mountain Cure

As this winter approaches an official end on Sunday, March 20th at 12:30 am, are you feeling a bit unhappy, lethargic and tend to be a bit impatient? According to Urban Dictionary, you may be a victim of Cabin Fever! This is not a medical condition but a result of spending too much time indoors. Too often you made the choice to stay home rather … Read More

September 14 2015

Ride Conway Scenic Railroad

White Mountain Day Trips: Conway Scenic Railroad Driving time from Stonehurst Manor: 6 min Total Trip Time: Depends on what excursion you choose Want an unforgettable memory? How about experiencing a historic train ride through the Mount Washington Valley with the mountain air lightly brushing across your cheeks? It’s possible if you visit the Conway Scenic Railroad in North Conway! You’ll have three options to … Read More

September 04 2015

Shop Settlers Green Outlet Village

Driving Distance from Stonehurst: 10 min A significant attraction for tourists visiting North Conway, NH lies in the center of the hustle and bustle – Settlers Green Outlet Village. Once a racetrack and later an airport known for its bi-plane excursion rides, Settlers Green Outlet Village has been a draw for bargain-hunting shoppers and a significant boost to Mount Washington Valley’s tourism-dependent economy. Originally intended … Read More