Jackson (New Hampshire)

Jackson is a village in the White Mountain National Forest and Mount Washington Valley region in New Hampshire.

Get in

By air

There are four major airports within 140 miles of Jackson. Logan Airport in Boston is an international airport with the greatest selection of carriers and service. We suggest you check fares and service to each airport to find the best to suit your schedule and budget.

By bus

Concord Trailways offers service from Logan Airport and South Station in Boston to the Covered Bridge in Jackson.

By car

Public transportation is limited in this area so you should have a car to get around. Beware of moose and deer when driving particularly around dawn and dusk. Here are some approximate mileages from major cities:

Directions from three major cities:

From Boston, MA: (approx. 3 hours - 140 miles) Take interstate 95 North to the Spaulding Turnpike/Route 16 North. From Portsmouth, NH travel approximately 80 miles on Rte. 16 North to Conway. Continue on Rte. 16 through North Conway, Intervale and Glen. In Glen, turn right and remain on Rte. 16 North and travel 2 miles to Jackson Village Rte 16A. Turn right and follow through the RED COVERED BRIDGE and into Jackson village.

From Portland, ME: (approx. 1.5 hours - 70 miles) Take US Route 302 West to Glen, NH. In Glen turn right to remain on Rte. 16 North and travel 2 miles to Jackson Village Rte 16A. Turn right and follow through the RED COVERED BRIDGE and into Jackson village.

From New York City, NY: (approx. 6 hours - 347 miles) Take interstate 95 North to I-91 North to I-84 East to I-90 (Mass Pike). Take I-90 East to I-495 North to I-95 North. Follow I-95 North to the Spaulding Turnpike/Rte 16 North. From Portsmouth, NH travel approximately 80 miles on Rte. 16 North to Conway. Continue on Rte. 16 through North Conway, Intervale and Glen. In Glen, turn right and remain on Rte. 16 North and travel 2 miles to Jackson Village Rte 16A. Turn right and follow through the red covered bridge and into Jackson village.

Get around

Public transportation is limited in this area so you should have a car to get around. Beware of moose and deer when driving particularly around dawn and dusk.

See

In winter be sure to make plans to get outdoors and downhill ski one of 250 trails in the area; cross country ski from our door on the #1 touring center in the East; take a guided snowshoe nature walk; snow tube; ice skate indoors or out; go dashing through the snow in a horse-drawn sleigh ride then end your day relaxing in front of a warm fireplace! Numerous winter events are held in the village each year.

In summer explore the endless miles of trails in the White Mountain National Forest by foot or mountain bike; kayak or canoe area rivers and lakes; cycle the country roads; take scenic drives to visit local covered bridges, farmers' market in the village square, cascades and waterfalls; attend a summer theatre performance at one of three theatre companies; enjoy a free concert outdoors under the stars; fly fish or just relax in one of the cool mountain streams. Be sure to take the kids to Story Land, a popular children's theme park for over 50 years and just a few miles away!

In Fall enjoy the classic white-steepled New England villages painted every shade of red, yellow and orange. Shuffle through the fallen leaves as you stroll through Jackson stopping at shops and galleries along the way.

Anytime of the year, you can visit over 200 name brand outlets, specialty stores, antique shops and art galleries. Shopping everywhere in New Hampshire is tax-free! Plan an escape to just getaway and enjoy a massage, find time to read your next book, or simply just enjoy the view!

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Village of Jackson offers a collection of small shops, art galleries, and boutiques.

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Routes through Jackson

Berlin Gorham  N  S  Glen Portsmouth


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