Welcome to Jackson
As you enter Jackson through the Covered Bridge, you immediately know you are entering a very special place. Jackson is a peaceful quiet village, with plenty of restaurants, taverns, unique shops and activities right on your doorstep. Whatever your idea of the perfect vacation, the Carter Notch Inn is the perfect spot to start the adventure.
The Carter Notch Inn is the ideal place to explore the White Mountains or to enjoy the retail therapy of North Conway.
With direct views from our wrap around front porch of the Wildcat River Valley & surrounding mountains, you don’t have to travel far to enjoy the spectacular views of the White Mountain region. Jackson Falls is just ¼ mile from the Inn and an ideal place for a quiet picnic, or to read a book. For breathtaking views, take the Mount Washington auto road to the top of the North East of New England’s highest peak. Take a drive down the Kancamagus highway. Visit Diana’s bath, Echo lake, and Cathedral ledge – all within a 15 minute drive of Carter Notch Inn.
Wildlife: the area is full of wonderful creatures including moose, bears, beavers, turkeys, deer, chipmunks and many varieties of birds. Our favorite local blogger always has plenty of good photos of his adventures in the Jackson area: Tom & Atticus Blog.
Jackson is a hive of activity, with Cross Country skiing straight from our doorstep and 6 downhill ski areas nearby including the mountains of Black, Cranmore, WildCat, Attitash, Bretton Woods & Sunday River. Take a winter horse drawn sleigh ride, Ice Skate outdoors, snow shoe, go sledding, snow tubing…Jackson has it all.
Carter Notch Inn is in the perfect spot for numerous mountain hikes, take a gentle stroll to a waterfall, enjoy a round of golf, take a dip in the river, go horseback riding, enjoy a scenic mountain drive, including the Mount Washington Auto Road, kayak, canoe or take a lazy tube ride down the river, or just sit, relax and enjoy the breathtaking views. Throughout the summer, golf is available from our doorstep at the Eagle Mountain House Golf Course. You can also enjoy the spectatorsport of cheering the golfers on their way up the hill to the 9th hole!
In the Autumn, Jackson is a great place to start your leaf peeping tour of the White Mountains, although many of our guests believe the best views are from our porch!
For the more adventurous, many of the great White Mountain Hikes are just minutes away from our door including Tuckerman’s Ravine, Lowe’s Bald Spot or the Carter Notch itself.
Mount Washington Summit Weather
White Mountains Attractions
Shopping; The Carter Notch Inn is just minutes away from the tax free factory shopping outlets of North Conway. Why not combine a spot of retail therapy with a relaxing country B&B experience!
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