It's no wonder that Jackson, New Hampshire, has been named among the Ten Top Romantic Ski Towns by Ski America authors; from the moment you enter through the covered bridge until the time you leave, you know you have come to a very special place.
The magic of Jackson attracts international visitors all year round with its abundance of traditional North American architecture, and plentiful warm hospitality; the village has managed to preserve its legacy and scenic beauty while at the same time adding all the latest amenities that vacationers look for today. Whether you are visiting with a family, travelling with your pet, looking for indulgence or simply a romantic getaway, there's something here for everyone.
Lodging in Jackson
Red Fox Bar & Grille great for families
Shovel Handle Pub great for families
Inn at Thorn Hill - fine dining
Wentworth Hotel - fine dining
Highfields Tavern at Eagle Mountain House - casual dining
Wildcat Tavern - fine dining and casual dining in the bar
Shannon Door - traditional Irish pub
Christmas Farm Inn & Spa - fine dining
Shops & Galleries
There are several art galleries and shops selling a variety of gifts, soft furnishings, and apparel, as well as a good supply of locally made products.
Home to eighteen hole golf course, the sport is well served in Jackson, by the Wentworth Golf Club. Winter visitors can enjoy downhill skiing at Black Mountain and Nordic adventure at Jackson Ski Touring Foundation. Many lodging properties are situated adjacent to cross country skiing trails, making for perfect right-out-the-back-door skiing.
Other winter activities available include outdoor ice skating and sleigh rides at Darby Field Inn & Restaurant. The Jackson Falls in the heart of the village make an ideal location for a picnic, and their pools and rippling waterfalls offer a refreshing break from hot summer days.
Hikers will enjoy the many varieties of trails and terrain that surrounds the village with breathtaking scenery. For those with a passion for fishing, the point where the Wildcat River meets the Ellis is a favorite for fly fishing; and forhorseback riders, there are several stables offering lessons and treks for all ages and abilities. On route 16 there's the magic of Storyland to be explored, a must do day out for families.
Overall, Jackson is one of the most enticing towns for those who love a quintessentially New England village surrounded by the beautiful White Mountains, and offering fabulous opportunities for indoor and outdoor recreation,dining and shopping.