Mountain Shangri-La near Franconia Rentals
The White Mountains await you in Franconia, New Hampshire. Trees rise above the valley, with the mountains surrounding the city's Franconia rentals and Franconia homes. Franconia Notch State Park and the White Mountain National Forest border the city with the Appalachian trail crossing through the southern section of the city limits. Franconia vacation rentals lie in the northern section of the state.
History Presented by Franconia Vacation Rentals
Franconia vacation rentals are surrounded by historical sites dating back to 1764 and earlier. The area was first settled by Native Americans, and known as Indian Head. A charter was granted in 1772 by Governor John Wentworth, when the territory was known as Morristown. In 1782, the town was renamed because of the terrain's resemblance to Frankish Alb in Germany. It was found that the town was rich in iron. Visitors at Franconia homes can see some of the mining areas from their decks. More adventurous visitors can ride the Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway which rises over the city and its treasures.
Franconia Homes Are Driving Distance to Historical Sites
The White Mountains host a number of different historic sites like the old iron mines. A drive from Franconia homes will lead you to Mount Washington State Park in the White Mountain National Forest. There are 59 acres of land, with the highest summit in the region being Mount Washington. Located in the park is the Sherman Adams Building with a visitor center, gift shop, and cafeteria. It is possible to observe the mountain, perhaps even spy your Franconia rentals in the distance. Historic Tip Top House is adjacent to the summit building.
Frost Place and Franconia Rentals
Robert Frost is a notable poet who lived during the early 1900s. Today, you may want to stay in Franconia rentals just for a chance to see his 1915 home. Since 1977, a contemporary poet has been awarded a chance at staying at the home to learn how to write poetry as well as meet other poets. Even if you are not awarded the residency at Frost's home, you can take up at Franconia vacation rentals to attend the seminars and conferences.