Jackson, New Hampshire, is nestled in the White Mountains and situated on the edge of a 750,000-acre protected wilderness. Visitors can take advantage of some of the best four-season recreation opportunities to be found in the United States. In winter, local ski resorts and the White Mountain National Fores offer downhill and cross-country skiing, snowboarding and ice skating. Spring, summer and fall bring a range of activities including hiking, biking, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, horseback riding and golf. Families can enjoy nearby theme parks like Story Land and Santa's Village, and there are plenty of boutique shops. A highlight for many is a trip up Mt. Washington by car or tram to take in the views from New Hampshire's tallest peak.
Jackson is a small, friendly village with accommodations ranging from family-style lodges to romantic inns. The town is accessible by car from north and south, and the nearest airport is Portland International Jetport (PWM) about 70 miles away.
Situated in the mountains of New England, Jackson is cold and snowy in winter with an average of 148 inches of snow per year. The area sees cool conditions in fall and spring, and summers are warm with pleasantly cool nights. Jackson is a favorite wedding destination known for its "Honeymoon" covered bridge.