Enjoy our Custom Outdoor Adventures !

Now Available Safari & Zipline Canapy Tours !

Escape to the warmth, hospitality and good cheer of the Federal House Inn


Ask about special deals for whole house weekly or daily rentals!


We can even arrange for affordable family dinners in the evenings or picnic lunches to take with you. we can help you plan your excursions for the perfect family vacation week in New Hampshire.

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Local Attractions

The White Mountains region of New Hampshire has long been known for its "natural splendor, cultural richness, historical charm, and stimulating recreation." The Trail is important for its varying topography, the mountain and river views that it offers, the variety of its vegetation areas, and the 18th and 19th century buildings and structures located along it. Much of the corridor is an excellent example of a typical New England rural area unspoiled by overdevelopment.


Outdoor Adventures !

Federal House Inn is now offering exciting Outdoor Adventures in cooporation with Alpine Adventures. Individuals, families and groups are invited to experience wild New Hampshire which includes a custom guided private outdoor adventures on land, snow, and water.

Available now: Safari tours, Zipline Canapy Tours, nature hikes, backpacking, bicycling, kayaking, canoeing, private boat tours on squam and step-on guide for fall foliage road tours

Also enjoy Rock Climbing at the famous Rumney Rock White Mountain National Forest !

Join us for all the outdoor fun this season. It’s all right here in our back yard!

Call us for details at (866) 536-4644.


Federal House Inn in coorporation with Alpine Adventures is offering our guests exciting Outdoor Adventures this season. Alpine Adventures will take you out of your comfort zone, where you can fly from tree to tree like birds, go off-roading in a Swiss army vehicle, and partake in an old-time New Hampshire winter tradition and learn to finally drive a snowmobile.

Zipline Canopy Tours !

Federal House Inn in cooperation with Alpine Adventures is offering

Get out and enjoy family, friends and New Hampshire's beautiful backcountry, all year long. We have 2 separate tours and every zipline tour includes an off-road Safari ride in our Pinzgauers to the top of the course.

Treetop Canopy Tour - This is a true treetop canopy tour, our original course, and the first in New England. You will zip from tree to tree through the forest on 6 separate ziplines ranging from 80' - 900' long and including a 60' high x 75' long suspension bridge spanning "Barron Gorge." It also includes the famous Zip #7, a 35 mph optional free-fall.

Sky Rider Zipline Tour - Treewalk Village offers spectacular views of the western Whites where you begin your descent. Ride dual ziplines, racing your friends, to Area 51, a plateau and scenic overlook. A gentle ground take-off sends you soaring over the sky line, on our longest zip, 1500' long and 200' above the ground, arriving at Hemlock Walk. After crossing 2 Burma bridges, get ready for the 1200 foot zipline at Montego Bay Express, named for our co-workers at our Jamaica location. The grand finale, "White Knuckle Pine," has an 80' drop and zip speeds of up to 50 mph.

Zipline tours run year-round, in almost all weather conditions, 9 am to 4 pm. Schedules will vary by the season and more trips added from June through August. Labor Day weekend (September) through Memorial Day weekend (May) tour times and dates may be limited.

Allow approx. 2 - 2.5 hours to complete the course for a group of 10-12, including short travel time to & from the office. Meet 1/2 hour prior to tour time in the office. Schedules are subject to change without notice due to trail conditions and other acts of nature.

Off-Road Safari !

Federal House Inn in cooperation with Alpine Adventures is offering a unique extreme off-road Safari riding in a 6-wheel drive Swiss army transport vehicle called Pinzgauers. The Pinzgauers have been modified to accommodate 11 guests (one is shotgun) in blue bucket seats with lapbelts. We padded the overhead cages and added a kickin' stereo system with mikes for the guides to entertain you on your journey.

Buckle Up and Hold On, because you're in for an off-road thrill like no other in New England. Scale to the top of Barron Mountain for awesome views in this low-speed roller coaster ride.

Fun for the Whole Family as well as Company Outings • Winter, Summer & Fall Foliage Tours Available • Bucket Seats for Comfort & Increased Visibility • State-of-the-Art Sound System

Spring & Summer April, May and June may have limited availability. Call for Schedules. Open Memorial Day weekend. July, August and Labor Day Weekend: Tours 11:30, 1:00, 2:30 & 4:00 pm, and sometimes 5:30 pm for a wildlife cruise.

Schedule may vary. Four (4) person minimum with advance reservations.



Maundy Mitchell Photography !

Maundy Mitchell Photography offers destination photography packages, giving our guests a great opportunity to create lasting professional photograhhic memories of your adventures in the White Mountains of New Hampshire!



Experience Squam Excursions !

Come experience pristine Squam Lake in a way that is personalized to your liking. Relax aboard a 23' Sea Ray Bow-Rider. Bask in the sun or stay shaded under the boat's canopy. Zoom fast around the lake or putter along. Anchor in quiet coves or off sandy beaches, swim or jump off the boat. Be daring and jump off infamous "Jumping Rock". View wildlife, tour historic Church Island and On Golden Pond movie sites. Stroll along a boarded swamp-walk or pick native blueberries in season. Cruise at sunset, or star gaze under a full moon. This is the perfect excursion for those who'd like to rent a boat for a day or a couple of hours, but are leery of navigating Squam's shallow and rocky waterways, and don't want to have to get a boater's license. Bathroom facilities are accessible on several public islands. Our boat operators are commercially licensed and insured and have 25 years of boating experience on Squam.



inspire2knit !

Take a knitting class at 'Inspire to Knit' less than a mile from the Inn and peruse their wonderful selection of fine yarns.


Classes every Sunday at 1PM and also at various times during the week - see calendar on their website for more details.


Rumney Rock Climbing !

Rumney Rock White Mountain National Forest is known throughout the national climbing community as a destination area. Rumney Rock is home to perhaps the best and most diverse climbing East of the Rockies. Whatever the season you opt to visit, you are sure to have a wide variety of vertical fun from which to choose!

Today, Rumney boasts a wide variety of safely bolted climbs of all grades, including the highest concentration of 5.14 routes anywhere in the country. While most climbers prefer to use well-developed and user-friendly areas Rumney Rock also offers remote and adventurous climbing that makes this area unique.

Internationally recognized climber Dave Graham and national figures Tim Kemple, Luke Parady and Joe Kinder are among the many sponsored pro climbers to have cut their teeth at Rumney, and share responsibility for developing many of the hard routes.

Only 2 miles from our Inn, Rumney Rock offers climbers seemingly endless opportunities for climbing adventures.





World Class Golfing - The White Mountain Region of New Hampshire is wonderful destination for your New Hampshire Golf Vacation. This region features some of the most spectacular mountain scenery in the state and also is home many great golf courses. The historic Bethlehem golf courses are located here, as is the North Conway Country Club, White Mountain Golf Course, Owl's Nest, Eagle Mountain House and others. Fore!


Mooney Mountain Guides LLC !

Mooney Mountain Guides LLC is a year round Rock, Ice, and Mountain Climbing school & guide service. Based in New Hampshire and Vermont, MMG’s experienced staff of climbing guides and instructors specialize in private custom trips, personal instruction, family climbs, and group team building events. MMG offers guided rock and ice climbs, lessons, mountaineering courses, leadership training, ski tours, and Mt. Washington ascents.



Polar Caves Park !

Polar Caves Park- Located in the Beautiful Baker River Valley on the Tenney Mountain Highway, Plymouth, New Hampshire. America's most sensational glacial caves in the most beautiful of woodland settings. Fifty thousand years ago, a continental glacier moved southward over New Hampshire covering mountains and valleys. As the ice sheet thawed, great blocks of granite cracked and loosened from Hawk's Cliff. These massive granite blocks fell at the base of the cliff forming Polar Caves, an amazing series of caves and passages through which you can walk.



Cruise Lake Winnipesaukee !

Cruise Lake Winnipesaukee aboard the historic M/S Mount Washington, the most beautiful scenic cruise in New England. Narrated scenic cruises leave twice daily from Weirs Beach late May through late October. Also serving Wolfeboro, Meredith, Alton Bay and Center Harbor. Summer evenings the ship turns into a floating restaurant and nightclub offering buffet dinner and dancing to live music. Dinner Dance and Theme cruises are offered on week-ends during Spring and Fall.



Canterbury Shaker Village !

Canterbury Shaker Village - Canterbury National Historic Landmark preserving 200 years of Shaker life on 694 acres, 25 original buildings, gardens, and trails. The Shaker Table Restaurant and a great Museum Store. Open daily, May - Oct and Weekends Nov, Dec & Apr. 288 Shaker Road, Canterbury, NH 03224, (603) 783-9511



Enfield Shaker Museum !

Enfield Shaker Museum - Nestled in a valley between Mt. Assurance and Mascoma Lake, in Enfield, New Hampshire, the Enfield Shaker site has been cherished for over 200 years. At its peak in the mid 19th century, the community was home to three "Families" of Shakers. They practiced equality of the sexes and races, celibacy, pacifism and communal ownership of property. Shakers farmed over 3,000 acres of land, educated children in model schools and worshipped in the "Shaker Way."



Mt. Washington Cog Railway !

Mt. Washington Cog Railway - Bretton Woods Off Rte 302, Base Road, Bretton Woods, NH 03589 Climb aboard the world's 1st mountain climbing railway for an unforgettable journey to the summit of New England's highest peak, Mt. Washington! Open year round. Museum, restaurant & gift shop.



Ruggles Mine !

Ruggles Mine - Grafton Rte 4, Grafton, NH 03240 Mineral collecting permitted. Oldest mica, feldspar mine in U.S. On top of Isinglass Mt. Fantastic views. Gift/mineral shop, snack bar, picnicing, museum. Featuring Aquamarine jewelry made from beryl recently found at mine.



Castle in the Clouds - Moultonborough !

Enjoy breathtaking views of Lake Winnipesaukee, outstanding gardens, waterfalls, picnic, or hike on 45-miles of trails on this 5,500 acre mountaintop estate. Tour the fabulous 1914 Arts and Crafts mansion, visit the Carriage House café, patio and New Hampshire- themed gift shop. Kid’s activities include Science Center programs, new interpretive trail, Shannon trout pond; under age 6 are free.



Barking Brook Sled Dog Adventures !

Barking Brook Sled Dog Adventures invites you to come with us for a spectacular dog sledding journey. Travel the way only a dog team can go: quietly summiting steep hills to breath taking views, gliding into lush valleys, and winding through the woods next to frozen streams. Our dog sledding tours go into some of the most gorgeous areas of Northern New Hampshire.


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