Carlson's Lodge offers  White Mountains lodging


Hiking the White Mountains


from a short walk into Lower Falls to an hour hike into Arethusa, New Hampshire's largest falls to attacking any of the 4000 footers - all are within a short drive.

Kayaking and canoeing

Canoeing & Kayaking

With Saco Bound in Center Conway (one hour East on 302) for canoe or kayak rental, river briefing, & transport. Visit for options, information, & pricing.

Drive Mt. Washington

Drive the Countryside

White Mountains Trail - Drive one of the National Scenic Byways beginning in Twin through Franconia Notch, the Kancamagus Highway, and Crawford Notch - numerous scenic overlooks & short hikes. Or explore our numerous covered bridges and more than 100 waterfalls.

Golfing in NH


Golf at Bethlehem Country Club (, an 18 hole Donald Ross redesign, at Waumbek Golf Club (, one of the most historic 18 hole courses in America, or at Mountain View Country Club, a scenic 9 hole course, at reduced rates while you're a guest at Carlson's. Rates include green fees and golf car. Rates are $25. or $30. per person for 18 holes while the Maplewood is $35 or $50.

Carlson's swimming pool



In our outdoor pool - in the Ammonoosuc River, maybe at Lower Falls - at the beach of the Twin Mt. Rec Center.



Reduced rate downhill lift tickets for Bretton Woods & Cannon Mountain - one day's tickets for each night you stay - can be purchased at our front desk. Both areas have "live" tickets that guarantee skiing and can be worn right to the lift line.

Cog Train on Mt Washington


Cog Train

The Cog Railway is still open for winter weekend/holiday rides but does not have skiing.



Snowmobile trail entrance from our driveway. Rental machines available nearby. For trail conditions call: 603-740-5050 for state or 603-846-2273 for local or visit For more information contact the Twin Mountain Snowmobile Club, PO Box 179, Twin Mt., NH 03595.

Twin Mountain Wildlife Center

Twin Mountain Wildlife Center

Indigenous wildlife & video displays & fish hatchery. Located on Rt. 3 north.






Carlson's Lodge, Twin Mountain NH Lodging

New Hampshire Lodging in the Twin Mountains that feels like home!

Guestbook Comments

“Our stay was great as always.  This is the 12th year we’ve been coming here.  Can’t wait to come back again in the winter.”
-- Kristen & Evelyn S., Rhode Island

“Another wonderful stay on our fourth visit.  We look forward to our fifth visit!!  Will keep in touch.”
-- Jane and Graham W., United Kingdom

We always look forward to and enjoy our annual trip to the White Mountains and staying at Carlson’s Lodge.  It’s a wonderful place.  We like to read on the front porch.  We feel very much at home.”
-- Mary, Courtney, Jeff & Jan S.    

“What a serendipitous find.  We were thrilled with the ambiance, comfort, and welcome!”
-- The F. family  New York    

“Wish we were staying longer.  We really enjoyed our stay here.  You made us feel right at home!  The Cog Railroad at Mt. Washington was superb, the highlight of our trip.  We were very excited to sight 2 moose .”   --The L. family,   Pennsylvania 

“The best activity is just being here (since 1973) and being in the mountains.”
--Woody P. , Massachusetts




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