Base Area Fun at Gunstock Segway Tour

If you're not into soaring above the earth or playing in the trees, we've got you covered with plenty of activities to keep your feet on the ground. There's something for everyone at ski areas this summer with a plethora of base area fun. 

Black Mountain

Horseback Riding

Take a scenic horseback ride along mountain trails at Black Mountain. With each turn, a new mountain vista is revealed. Younger children can enjoy pony rides around the stables area. 

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Bretton Woods

Go-Karts, Adventure Center & More

Kids can enjoy the thrill of a Go Kart ride in the specially designed Kids Go Kart Park. Located in the grass parking lot of the Bretton Woods Ski Area, the oval dirt track is loads of fun in one of our large-tired Go Karts. Designed specifically for children, the park is a great way to introduce your kids to some good ol' off roading, north-country fun.

The Bretton Woods Adventure Center offers a variety of fun and excitement for all kids, young and old! Choose from our archery range, mountain bike and scooter rentals, 18-holes of disc golf, foot golf and an indoor rock climbing experience on the Slopeside Climbing Wall. Or let our knowledgeable and experienced guides give you an experience you will never forget; from the Bretton Woods Canopy Tour to guided hikes and rock climbs, Ranger Mountain Tours and fly fishing, we have an adventure for everyone! To top off the day enjoy a Scenic Lift Ride to Latitude 44°, our mid-mountain restaurant, and enjoy a hearty lunch with breathtaking views of the Presidential Range.

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Cannon Mountain


At Echo Lake Beach, visitors can enjoy the beauty of a 39-acre lake with an excellent view. The slopes of Cannon Mountain ski area drop right to the edge of the lake, and the view highlights where the Franconia Range and Kinsman Range meet, creating the notch. Canoes, Kayaks, and Pedal Boats are also available for rent at Echo Lake.

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Cranmore Mountain Resort

Summer Tubing, Bouncy Houses & More

Fill your afternoon or day with fun at the Mountain Adventure Park at Cranmore. You'll find summer tubing, bouncy houses, spider mountain, a bungee trampoline, climbing wall, C-More’s Mining Adventure and more!

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Gunstock Mountain Resort

Segway Tours, Boating & More 

Gunstock Mountain's Off-Road Segway Tour lets you explore the trails of Gunstock in an entirely new way.  What is a Segway? It's a 2-wheeled, self-balancing personal transporter.  To move forward or backward, the rider just leans slightly forward or backward. To turn left or right, the rider simply moves the LeanSteer frame left or right. 

At Gunstock one pass covers your fun, be sure to check out the Discover Adventure, which includes the Aerial Treetop Adventure (ATA), Segway demo, Mountain Coaster, Scenic Lift Rides on the Panorama Chairlift, Summer Tubing, Paddle Boats, Kayaks, SUPs, Water Wars, Stunt Jump, Bungee Jumper, Climbing Walls, etc. Enjoy summer fun for the whole family!

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King Pine at Purity Spring Resort

Boating & More

In the summer, King Pine Ski Area and Purity Spring Resort offer classic lake life summer vacation traditions include waterskiing, wakeboarding, kayaking, canoeing, sailing, swimming in Purity Lake, and daily organized family activities for guests, plus weekly lobster bakes and breakfast cookouts that are open to the public.

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Loon Mountain Resort

Aerial Adventure Park & More

You'll find a whole day of fun at Loon Mountain! Located in the base area of the resort, kids and kids-at-heart can reach new heights on the climbing wall and spider web, zip high above the Pemi River on the zip line, unleash your inner acrobat on the bungee trampoline, find your way through the LogJam Maze, ride a new E-Bike, navigate the challenges high up in the Aerial Forest Adventure Park on five different courses, and much more! Plus, new e-Bikes allow an easy way to see the area. 

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Mount Sunapee Resort

Climbing Wall, Gravity Jump & More

Kids and adults can test their climbing skills at Mount Sunapee on the giant 24-foot tall Climbing Wall. Each participant is in a harness and clipped into a self-belay (no need to have someone anchor you on the ground).  

Also newly available at Mount Sunapee is the AMP Energy Gravity Jump. Test your mettle as you leap into a 50'x50' airbag from two platforms that sit eight and fourteen feet above the airbag.

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