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.
NH Cannon Mountain Tramway
Best Western White Mountain Resort, 87 Wallace Hill Road, Franconia, NH 03580 | 603-823-7422
A distinct New Hampshire hotel where great accommodations and low discounted hotel rates are always found! Unique and charming, this White Mtn lodging facility is guest friendly, clean, comfortable and affordable. For Leisure, Holiday, Vacation, Business, Conference, or for Tour Bus operators this Franconia - Littleton New Hampshire hotel is the place for you and your family to stay for your White Mountain vacation.
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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 Inn, 1300 Easton Rd., Franconia, NH 03580 | 603-823-5542
"In the Land of Big Mountains and Small Villages." Nestled in the heart of the beautiful White Mountains of New Hampshire, The Franconia Inn is a full service country inn, where casual elegance and exquisite cuisine are just waiting to welcome you. Please visit our website for more information.
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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.
Franconia Notch State Park
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