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North of Mount Washington is more beautiful, dramatic scenery, but fewer tourists.

 

 

New Hampshire's White Mountains extend northward well beyond the shadow of Mount Washington—all the way to the Canadian frontier, in fact.

Most of the tourist traffic doesn't make it past Berlin NH, however.

This leaves the mountains and lakes of the north country to those who love the region for its relative solitude and quiet.

Among the high points of a visit to northern New Hampshire are the drive through dramatic Dixville Notch, and—once upon a time—a visit to The Balsams Grand Resort Hotel right beside the notch, on Lake Gloriette.

Closed in 2010 because of economics, The Balsams is looking for salvation. Hopes are that in 2014 a group of investors can restore and reopen the grand resort. More...

—by Tom Brosnahan



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Sunrise, Dixville Notch NH

The sun peeks over the mountain and floods through Dixville Notch on a February morning.