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Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway

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Reviewed 5 November 2018

Taking the tram to the summit is a must for the best view of the White Mountains. Once you arrive at the top you will find the Aerial Tram Rim trail around mountain takes about 15 minutes. It is easy to follow but you will...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

We purchased the combo ticket for The Flume Gorge and the Cannon Mt Aerial Tramway. The tram is loaded every 15 minutes, and then makes the 8 minute trip to the top of Cannon Mt at 4,180 ft. The capacity of the tram car is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

Was there towards the end of foliage season, last day for the ride 10/14. The ticket line was long and it took 45 min to get the tickets and 20 min to get into the ride. It was a short ride and even though it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MenglembuMag
Reviewed 20 October 2018

Visited the Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway on the last day of the 2018 season. It was extremely busy that day, but this attraction is very well run and organized. It had snowed the day before, and the Rim Trail was just spectacular. Being a clear...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

Make sure you do the Rim Trail. Easy and beautiful views. Tram takes about 6 minutes to top. Rim Trail is easy and beautiful views. Observation Tower on that trail also. Climb about 6-7 flights of stairs to top. Could be cold on October 14,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cristal V
Reviewed 16 October 2018

We were lucky enough to get there for first trip on last day of season. It had snowed the previous day so the top of mountainside trees and paths had a dusting of very gritty snow, adding to magical experience The short trail around top...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lilacwheaty
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Husband and I took the tram up on a Sunday on the long weekend. Trams leave every 15 minutes. Bathroom facilities at the bottom and top. Gift shop at the bottom. Bar and restaurant at the top with some small walks you can do, up...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SamMeeBou
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Visited the Cannon Mountain area with grandchildren and took ride on Tramway. Beautiful views on a clear and hot day

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tom646
Reviewed 11 October 2018

We took the Tramway to the top of Cannon Mountain during fall foliage season. The tram was large and it felt like we were on a subway. We could not see much on the ride. At the top, we walked around and observed the fantastic...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bob m
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We arrived on a fairly windy morning and had to wait about an hour for the wind to die down before the tramway started. It was fantastic. Such a smooth ride to the top. The weather was very clear and we had fantastic views. Would...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Peggy G
6 August 2018|
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Response from elliescr | Reviewed this property |
Ps, my Dad is 87 and has trouble walking. I wouldn't take him, but hopefully someone that has the same medical demeanor will answer you, they'd have the best advice.
Carol P
20 July 2018|
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Response from neilmac1947 | Reviewed this property |
Apart from a short hiking route round the top, there is nothing to do once you are up there apart from the spectacular view.
Lou K
5 May 2018|
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Response from tpap88 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! The State owned facility has many opportunities to for rest rooms at the base area and Summit of the Tram.