Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway
Franconia Notch State Park New Hampshire
The Cannon Mountain Tram (Cannon MT Aerial Tramway) in Franconia Notch State Park is a popular attraction. View the White Mountains from over 4,000 feet without hiking for hours. The Cannon Tramway is located in Franconia State Park – part the White Mountain National Forest. Ask us about Franconia Notch Vacations or share comments. To feature your business, contact us.
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Best Western White Mountain Resort, 87 Wallace Hill Road, Franconia, NH 03580 | 888-669-6777 or 603-823-7422
The BEST WESTERN White Mountain Inn is an outdoor enthusiast's dream! Located in Franconia, this New Hampshire hotel proudly offers the best in customer service and amenities at an affordable rate. Guests staying at this Franconia inn will be a short distance from Franconia Notch State Park, Cannon Mountain Ski Park, Loon Mountain Ski Resort and the Wildcat Mountain Ski area. Other nearby outdoor activities include hiking, biking and golf. Favorite attractions in Franconia include the Mount Washington Auto Road, Mt. Washington Cog Railway and Santa's Village.
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Polly's Pancke Parlor, 672 Route 17, Sugar Hill, NH 03585 | 603-823-5575
Polly's Pancake Parlor has been serving yummy home cooked meals for over 75 years. Enjoy a stack of Oatmeal Buttermilk, Buckwheat or Whole Wheat pancakes. Sit back and savor a waffle of your choice smothered in real New Hampshire maple syrup or come for lunch and have a slice of quiche made with local Harman's cheese. Shop for gifts, pancake mixes and NH Maple Syrup. Reservations taken on weekends.
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Franconia Notch Vacations, 267 Main Street, Franconia, NH 03580 | 800-227-5536
Vacation chalets, private homes and condominiums in the Northern White Mountains of New Hampshire. Franconia Notch Vacations is dedicated to listing private chalets and second homes for vacation rentals and real estate sales. Listed homes are all professionally managed, self-catering and meet rigid standards of comfort and cleanliness. All are appointed to provide you with an exceptional White Mountain vacation experience.
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The Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway’s purpose is to bring visitors year round to the summit of this 4,100’+ mountain. In the winter the main purpose of this is so that they can then ski down Cannon Mountain. The Aerial Tramway however makes it a spectacular ride to the top with beautiful views of Franconia Notch in 360 degrees. It’s no wonder that people come all year round. When visitors reach the summit there are amenities and things to do such as walking paths, an observation deck, cafeteria, and restrooms.
The first aerial tramway in North America was built on Cannon Mountain in 1938 providing lift service to its visitors. In 1980 a new tram was built with three times the capacity at 140 people. This is split between two cabins that hold 70 people each. The vertical ascent of this new tram is just over 2,000 feet. One of the old cabins is currently being used as the entrance for the New England Ski Museum, which is located in Franconia Notch State Park.
Some attractions in Franconia Notch State Park include:
Some other attractions in Franconia Notch State Park are The Old Man Historic Site and Museum, The New England Ski Museum, Echo Lake Beach and Cannon RV Park, and Lafayette Place Campground.
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