Lincoln, NH

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Lincoln featuring a small town or village
Whether you’re skiing the slopes of Loon Mountain or swimming in Lonesome Lake, this New Hampshire town is a nature lover’s paradise in any season.

Among New England’s charming small towns, Lincoln stands out. Visit when the town is blanketed in snow or bursting with colorful foliage. Lincoln is delightful in all seasons.

Lincoln has a portion of Franconia Notch State Park. Explore the beauty of the White Mountains on the miles of hiking, biking and skiing trails winding through the park.

Walk to Flume Gorge, a stunning natural gorge in the park. It stretches 800 feet (240 meters) to the base of Mount Liberty. Follow the boardwalk to the edge of its plummeting granite walls. The hike ends at the Visitor Center with a gift shop and Concord Coach stagecoach that charged across the old west.

Visit Lonesome Lake nestled in the park at the southern base of Cannon Mountain. Reach it via hiking short, accessible trails. The lake is well stocked with brook trout.

Hike a portion of the Appalachian Trail, which crosses through the northeastern part of the town. The Appalachian Mountain Club hut on Lonesome Lake’s southern shore provides shelter for hikers. Loon Mountain, a part of the White Mountain National Forest, is Lincoln’s signature peak. Loon Mountain Ski Resort is one of the most popular resorts in the state. Regardless of when you visit, enjoy its all-season fun from skiing to horseback riding to rock climbing.

Head to Whale’s Tale Water Park for summer fun for the entire family. Splash your way through its water slides and wave pools.

Clark’s Trading Post is a Lincoln institution. This family-owned center is known for its White Mountain Central Railroad, a scenic 25-minute ride in an old-fashioned steam-powered train. Watch a group of trained bears that perform tricks and visit several mini museums devoted to Americana.

Lincoln lies along the scenic Kancamagus Highway, which bisects the White Mountain National Forest to connect Bath in the west to Conway in the east. Stop and enjoy the views from the many scenic lookouts along the road.

Woodwards White Mountain Resort, BW Signature Collection
Woodwards White Mountain Resort, BW Signature Collection
3 out of 5
527 US Route 3, Lincoln, NH, 03251
The price is $79 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
$79
per night
Dec 1 - Dec 2
Stay at this 3-star hotel in Lincoln. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in our reviews. Popular ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (285 reviews)
"Id recommend this place to anyone needing a stay in the area. I expected a run down outdated room and was pleasantly surprised that everything was so clean and looked newly renovated. Staff was also great. Cant imagine Ill be in the area any time soon but if so this is a great little find."

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2022

Woodwards White Mountain Resort, BW Signature Collection
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lincoln East - White Mountains, an IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lincoln East - White Mountains, an IHG Hotel
2.5 out of 5
21 Railroad St, Lincoln, NH, 03251
The price is $132 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
$132
per night
Dec 1 - Dec 2
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Lincoln. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (1,000 reviews)
"This place is great 👍"

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2022

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lincoln East - White Mountains, an IHG Hotel
Days Inn by Wyndham Lincoln
Days Inn by Wyndham Lincoln
3 out of 5
557 Us Route 3, Lincoln, NH, 03251
The price is $89 per night from Nov 28 to Nov 29
$89
per night
Nov 28 - Nov 29
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Lincoln. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the pool in our ...
3.7/5 Good! (1,000 reviews)
Return Patron
"We love staying here! We come up twice a year and we love staying here! Clean, great pools, large rooms and the staff are amazing!!!"

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2022

Days Inn by Wyndham Lincoln
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
InnSeason Resorts Pollard Brook
InnSeason Resorts Pollard Brook
3 out of 5
33 Brookline Rd., Lincoln, NH, 03251
Stay at this 3-star ski aparthotel in Lincoln. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and indoor private spa tubs. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (567 reviews)
"This is a great family spot with a lot of amenities that will keep the kids happy. We had a rainy weekend but plenty of things to do at the resort. Our two bedroom suite was spacious and clean with a great layout for our family of 5. Overall a very positive experience. Area of improvements would ..."

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2022

InnSeason Resorts Pollard Brook
The Village of Loon Mountain
The Village of Loon Mountain
3 out of 5
72 Loon Village Road, Lincoln, NH, 03251
Stay at this 3-star ski condo in Lincoln. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 2 indoor pools. Our guests praise the clean rooms in our reviews. Popular attractions ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (420 reviews)
"Very clean. Great place with a full kitchen.Whole place could use an update especially pools and tennis courts."

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2022

The Village of Loon Mountain
The Lodge at Lincoln Station
The Lodge at Lincoln Station
lincoln, nh
Stay at this family-friendly condo in Lincoln. Enjoy free WiFi, a water park, and a spa tub. Our guests praise the helpful staff in our reviews. Popular attractions ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (204 reviews)
Incredible stay
"Rob is a great host that is excellent at communicating. There was nothing I didnt know about the property, Rob was great at being timely with reminders. The property itself was so clean and perfect for my family and myself. Such a great location. Everything about our stay was amazing. Would recommend ..."

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2022

The Lodge at Lincoln Station
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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