Things To Do At The Wentworth
The White Mountains National Forest region of New Hampshire beckons travelers with its incredible natural beauty, quaint towns, and array of outdoor activities. And, in the heart of the region, Jackson, NH is a popular destination for hiking, shopping, and golfing. Savor the scenery on an epic alpine hike, browse local boutiques and outlet shops, or play a round of golf while reveling in dramatic mountain views.
Where to Shop, Golf, and Hike in Jackson, NH
As you explore Jackson, NH and the surrounding area, you will discover a great collection of shops, gorgeously landscaped golf courses, and a plethora of scenic hiking trails in the White Mountains National Forest. The town is flush with mom-and-pop-style shops that are big on charm and have been around forever .At Settlers Green in nearby North Conway, shoppers can peruse 70+ tax-free outlet stores, including Michael Kors, Columbia, Cotopaxi, Kate Spade, J. Crew, and more. Meanwhile, back in Jackson, find a piece of original artwork, a locally famous food item, or another handcrafted souvenir to remember your vacation by.
Golfers will have a field day at the Wentworth Golf Club. With its splendid views of the Presidential Range, this course is top-notch through and through. Everything from the immaculately maintained lawns to the delicious on-site food options (including freshly made soups, sandwiches, and baked goods, plus cocktails) has been well thought out. Private lessons and clinics are on offer — the club’s instructors are more than happy to help you perfect your swing before you play.
Jackson is perhaps best known for its ample hiking trails that cut through the 600,000-acre White Mountain National Forest, traversing rugged mountain peaks, roaring cascades, and dense, storybook-like forests. From pleasant two-mile jaunts to multi-day backpacking routes, there’s a hike for every level of intensity. Climb one of the area’s sky-high peaks, trek to a waterfall, or wander down a forested river valley with picnic supplies and a fishing rod. Some of the best (easy) day hikes include the 2.7-mile Arethusa Falls trail and the 3.2-mile Hall’s Ledge Trail; at the other end of the spectrum, tackle the 19.5-mile Presidential Traverse if you want to experience some of the best views in the state.
The Best Lodging in Jackson, NH
As much as the Wentworth is a destination unto itself, what makes it truly special is its proximity to the incredible variety of things to do in the Jackson, NH area. Whether it’s hiking in the White Mountains, playing 18 holes at the Wentworth Golf Club, taking a swim in our outdoor heated pool or getting in some retail therapy at the shops around town, adventure awaits around every corner. Family vacationers, couples, solo travelers, and groups of friends will all find something fun to do during their summer getaway in New Hampshire. The Wentworth enjoys easy access to the entire region’s most exciting attraction