From Lancaster, it's approximately 85 miles (137 kilometers) to the southeast to Portland and 100 miles (161 kilometers) to the south to Manchester.
Don't just limit yourself to Lancaster, because the wider region contains a treasure trove man-made and natural attractions waiting to be explored. For more ways to enjoy the region, head to the Omni Mount Washington and Mount Washington Cog Railway in and around Bretton Woods, which you'll find roughly 17 miles (27 kilometers) to the north of Lancaster.
About 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the southeast of Lancaster is North Conway, a regional center which is home to Settlers' Green Outlet Village, North Conway Depot Railroad Museum and Cranmore Mountain Resort. Should you have the time, why not stop by Conway Scenic Railway and Attitash before you return to Lancaster.
Relax in Northern New Hampshire's waterways by going rafting or canoeing. This region is a good destination to make the most of the great outdoors and feel winter's cold embrace. When the mercury drops, follow the locals and try snow shoeing or snowboarding.
The nearest major airport, Lebanon Municipal Airport, is located in Lebanon, 70 miles (113 kilometers) to the southwest of Lancaster, a handy point to remember when planning your trip.