Explore the picturesque villages of Jackson and Bartlett, nestled on the edges of the vast White Mountain National Forest. Jackson, with its historic covered bridge and charming architecture, has been deemed “sublime” by artists and photographers. Grand hotels, inns, and fine dining establishments contribute to the warm hospitality. Surrounded by 750,000 acres of natural beauty, these villages offer year-round recreation, from hiking and biking to skiing and horse-drawn sleigh rides. Crystal clear waterfalls, meandering rivers, lakes, and pristine beaches provide diverse outdoor water experiences.

Jackson is a “picture-perfect” vacation and wedding destination, with a rich history preserved by the Jackson Historical Society. Visit the Trickey Barn, now part of the Jackson Library, and explore the history along the “Village Loop.” As night falls, gaze at the star-filled sky, perfect for viewing meteor showers.

In Bartlett, a charming town in Carroll County, enjoy a population of 3,200, featuring the Attitash Mountain Resort and Story Land theme park. The main village, Bartlett CDP, at the intersection of U.S. Route 302, exudes historical charm. Settled in 1769 and incorporated in 1790, Bartlett honors Dr. Josiah Bartlett, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. The town became a railroad hub in 1875, and attractions like Story Land and Attitash ski area have added to its allure. The Bartlett Roundhouse, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, stands as a testament to its rich history. Explore the blend of history, recreation, and natural beauty in Jackson and Bartlett – quintessential New England destinations.