Kancamagus Highway, North Conway

A two-lane highway that attracts drivers for its seasonal colors, Kancamagus Highway runs through White Mountain National Forest. The route follows the river valley up the Kancamagus Pass, offering sporadic stops for photographers. The road meets with Interstate 93 and four other smaller highways that lead to larger cities. You'll find refreshments and gas stops located around these intersections. To visit Kancamagus Highway on your holiday in North Conway, and find out what else North Conway has to offer, use our North Conway day trip tool .
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  • No matter the season the Kancamagus Highway is the ultimate ride. The scenery is breath taking. If you like adventure do your homework first to find some hiking trails along the way.  more »
  • Gorgeous drive through New Hampshire, see all of the fall colors, lots of places to pull over for photos.  more »
  • Beautiful mountains. A few spots to stop for pictures. Didn’t see any moose-despite all the warning signs. Scary drive at night.  more »

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