Fodor's Expert Review Franconia Inn

1172 Easton Rd., Franconia, New Hampshire, 03580, USA

At this 107-acre family-friendly resort anchored by an affordable three-story inn with unfussy country furnishings, you can play tennis on four clay courts, soak in the outdoor heated pool or hot tub, hop on a mountain bike, or soar in a glider, and cross-country ski on 40 miles of groomed trails. You can also enjoy horse-drawn sleigh rides, snowshoeing, snow tubing, and ice-skating on a lighted rinks. Rooms have period-style wallpaper or wood paneling. The dining room serves updated American cuisine, and the Rathskeller pub offers lighter fare.

PROS

  • tons of family-oriented activities
  • outdoor heated pool
  • peaceful setting with mountain views

CONS

  • a bit remote
  • historic hotel with some quirks
  • popularity with families can make it a little noisy

QUICK FACTS

Resort
ViewsFamily
Casual
Countryside
Local Flavor
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HOTEL INFO

Phones: 603-823–5542 | 800-473–5299

HOTEL DETAILS

34 rooms
Rate Includes: Closed Apr.–mid-May, No Meals

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