About Littleton, New Hampshire
The Littleton area is truly a destination. It is the center for business, unique shopping experiences, recreation, cultural arts, medical care, education and countless other services in New Hampshire's North Country. The quality of life attracts many to move here and is envied by all who visit. The charm of all four seasons provides ample opportunity to enjoy each to its fullest; whether you walk past homes well preserved from the late 1800's or drive and park to take our historic walking tour- browse the retail shops, bookstores and art galleries eclectically lined along Main Street and its parallel, Mill street along the riverfront where there is fine shopping and buildings that show up in historic photos. A new walking bridge provides a community connection and a scenic downtown river walk opportunity- as it does for biking.
Fine restaurants and cafes offer grand choices. There is an assortment of stay-over opportunities at in-town motels, inns with fine dining and even an historic inn with a fourth floor cupola that offers a grand overview of New Hampshire's wonderful White Mountains, hillsides, church steeples and a sweeping gaze at the marvelous architecture along Main Street. Bearing left at Littleton's signature Town Building and Opera House, Union Street becomes an extension of Main Street leading east on Route 116. This largely residential area is dotted with retail shops, services, schools and traditional neighborhood markets- imperative for commuters and travelers alike.
Visitors enjoy the quaint towns outside of Littleton for their charm, beauty and superb hospitality. Bethlehem is known for its fine golf courses, cultural arts and variety of antique shops. This famous summer resort town is a prelude to a winding road at the end of Main Street that leads to the famous Mount Washington Hotel and Resort at Bretton Woods. This route from Bethlehem through Twin Mountain is a road filled with year-round recreational opportunities for entire families, amateur and excellent sports enthusiasts and partakers of all that the North Country offers any season for any reason. Franconia and Sugar Hill, where skiing started in America, is home to gracious residences that have- and do- house the famous as well as renowned achievers who enjoy a quality of life many only hope to find amidst breathtaking views, fine country inns and dining, challenging recreational facilities and New Hampshire's Cannon Mountain arial tramway. The mountains abound with natural resources and limitless experiences for visitors and travelers.
Whitefield, a quaint New England town with with a true New England town square complete with a bandstand gazebo, is home to the oldest repertory theatre in the country. The Weathervane Theatre offers Broadway plays in July and August every year. Across the road, the Mt. View Grand Resort and Spa has been restored to its original grandeur as one of the remaining four historic grand hotels in New Hampshire from the hey-days of the turn of the 19th century.
Travelers and visitors on Route 302 will pass through the rolling hills and scenic views of Lisbon, Landaff and Bath which boasts the oldest brick general store in America beside the original Bath covered bridge at the town's ninety degree road around a common that leads to the historic Haverhill area along the Ammonoosuc River shared with Vermont from top to bottom.
Follow US I93 north past Littleton's new state-of-the-art hospital and health care facilities to Moore Dam Lake and reservation enjoying all that is hospitably offered as the highway leads to Vermont's Northeast Kingdom.
Littleton is indeed the hub of all that leads North, South, East and West- the best of experiences to visit, stay, live and play.