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Free! Scenic autumn views from a chairlift…

Cannon mountain fall foliage views from a aerial perspective

My one aerial view from Cannon Mountain. This was on 29 Sept 2009.

Yes, you heard right! FREE! I found this on the Bretton Woods website and I called the canopy tour folks who run the chairlift in the summer through the fall and they confirmed that this is for anyone and not just hotel guests! 

You just need to stop in at the Bretton Woods hotel and ask the concierge for a free pass for the family.

I haven’t been on their chairlift so here is a couple of my aerial views from the Cannon Mountain tram a few years back and the scenic autumn views are spectacular (on a clear day).  On this late September day, the top of Canon Mt was covered in low clouds and I thought I was walking inside a ping-pong ball. 🙂

I try very hard to find deals during autumn but as most of you can guess that is when most of New England can be at it's…

Posted by New England Fall Foliage on Thursday, June 12, 2014

Please call to confirm or check this website link to get full details. I haven’t found too many things that were free during the fall foliage season  but I do keep my eyes open for family friendly activities that are easy on the pocketbook for families.

Mount Washington Hotel at Bretton Woods

Mount Washington Hotel at Bretton Woods

You can partake on the top at their restaurant (the Latitude 44) and either ride back down or hike down or they say you can attach your mountain bike and ride it back down, after lunch on the top.

Either way you should have a great time and I hope you also get some spectacular fall foliage views.


  • 9am – 5pm, June 21 – September 1, 2014
  • 9am – 4pm, September 2 – October 13, 2014
  • The Latitude 440 Restaurant, featuring a bar with beer and wine plus light lunch, will be open daily from June 21 – October 13, 2014, 11am until 1-hr prior to lift close.
  • Please Notes: These are typical hours of operation, though that schedule is subject to the weather and other factors, so please check the daily Bugle, at the Adventure Center or at the Activities Concierge at The Mount Washington Hotel for the latest schedule.


  • Scenic lift rides are complimentary for all ages.
  • Limit one complimentary round-trip lift ride per person, per day.

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