Sunset view from the top of Loon Mountain gondola.

The views from the top of a mountain are nothing but spectacular in New Hampshire and NH ski areas offer a great way to get to the summit without the work. Just get on a chairlift, gondola or tram and enjoy the beauty of the mountains on your ride up without breaking a sweat. 

Bretton Woods
Bretton Woods offers scenic chairlift rides on the Bethlehem Express Quad chairlift. Plus, kids 12 and under ride free with a paying adult!
Take a relaxing ride to Latitude 44° Restaurant and begin your on-mountain adventure and enjoy the spectacular views of New Hampshire's White Mountains during your descent. For more details visit Bretton Woods.

Cannon Mountain
An 80-passenger cable car brings visitors to the 4,080-foot summit of Cannon Mountain in under ten minutes. On a clear day, you can see the mountains of four states and Canada! At the summit, you'll find spectacular scenic walking paths, a 360-degree observation deck, a cafe, bar, and restrooms. For details and pricing visit Cannon Mountain.

Cranmore Mountain Resort
Cool off with a chairlift ride to the top of Cranmore, with great views of North Conway and Mount Washington. Enjoy lunch at the Meister Hut and take a walk and explore different views before taking the Express Quad back down. For details and pricing visit Cranmore Mountain.

Gunstock Mountain Resort
Take a scenic lift ride to the summit of Gunstock Mountain Resort on the Panorama Chairlift.  Enjoy a leisurely 15-minute ride to the summit where you will marvel at the beautiful views of Lake Winnipesaukee, Mount Washington and the Belknap, Ossipee, Squam and Presidential mountain ranges. The chairlift will be ready to take you back to the base area where you can continue your adventures. For details and pricing visit Gunstock Mountain.

Loon Mountain Resort
Board NH's longest scenic gondola sky ride to the 2,733-foot summit of Loon Peak at Loon Mountain Resort, where you'll enjoy refreshing summer breezes and stunning views of the White Mountains. From there, you can climb the observation tower to get an even better view, stroll along a short nature trail, or explore the summit glacial caves (weather permitting), where kids can hunt for Lost Loon Gold. For details and pricing visit Loon Mountain.

Mount Sunapee Resort
Take an aerial sky ride at Mount Sunapee to enjoy the breathtaking summit scenery. Bring your bagged lunch, read a book, or simply relax at the peak and when you are ready to head back down jump on the lift and enjoy the view all the way to the bottom. For details and pricing visit Mount Sunapee.

Waterville Valley
Located on Boulder Path Road (past the Tennis Courts), Snow's Mountain Chairlift at Waterville Valley offers something for everyone with relaxing, scenic (round trip) ride, or the more adventurous can take the chairlift up to the top with your bike and head down a variety of trails for all abilities through the National Forest. For details and pricing visit Waterville Valley.