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Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway

260 Tramway Dr, Franconia, NH 03580
+1 603-823-8800
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“cannon mountain” (52 reviews)
“smooth ride” (14 reviews)
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260 Tramway Dr, Franconia, NH 03580
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+1 603-823-8800
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"observation tower"
in 66 reviews
"cannon mountain"
in 52 reviews
"smooth ride"
in 14 reviews
"aerial tramway"
in 30 reviews
"short hike"
in 22 reviews
"rim trail"
in 21 reviews
"discovery pass"
in 23 reviews
"great ride"
in 16 reviews
"spectacular views"
in 17 reviews
"white mountains"
in 22 reviews
"cable car"
in 10 reviews
"new hampshire"
in 19 reviews
"degree view"
in 4 reviews
"combo ticket"
in 6 reviews
"snack bar"
in 9 reviews
"tram operator"
in 5 reviews
"viewing platform"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We skied Cannon for years and finally we've gone in the summer. Clear days give amazing views. Observation tower is well worth the climb. FYI: EXTRA. Layer important, windshirt or fleece. At top Tram building has food & beer available. Awesome Spot to enjoy a...More

1  Thank nhlefty
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great trip to the top of the mountain with my family of five (three kids ages 8,4,and 2). There was a little museum and gift shop at the bottom of the mountain and a cafe and bar at the top. Two was...More

1  Thank Kimberly M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cannon Mountain is a world famous ski area but when there is no snow, sone can enjoy the breathtaking views of Northern New Hampshire for the top of the mountain and also on the ride up. It is especially gorgeous in the autumn when the...More

1  Thank danthepoet
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing views from the observation tower and the walk to get to it was just amazing - love the little 15 minute walk through the trees. The views were breathtaking despite the clouds

Thank Bonnie C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in the Franconia area stopping at the Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway is a must. First of the ride is splendid and staff is informative. Once you reach the top there is a great trail to hike with breathtaking views! We had a...More

1  Thank Dan E
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

I love this ride. Great views and little hike at the top to see more views. A small cafeteria and bar. It's well worth the $$

Thank Merena M
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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

When you visit this area this is a must Buy the ticket also for the flume gorge and its 30$ onsted of 36$. The view is stunning and the pub on top is very good

Thank Threnity
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Great experience, the ride up to the tram was so fun and the man who worked there was explaining what mountains we were looking at and giving the history of the tram which was so interesting. Once you get to the top there was a...More

1  Thank Erin N
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

Really fun tram ride to the top of Cannon Mtn. There is a short loop trail up to the lookout platform that most people can do. The views overlooking Franconia Notch are so awesome! You can see for 100 miles on clear days! Don't miss...More

Thank Jeremiah Z
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Enjoyed the short tramway ride with helpful documentary from our drivers who pointed out areas of interest. Views from the top were absolutely wonderful 360 panoramic visions of beauty. We were fortunate to visit on a clear day and you could see for miles. The...More

1  Thank heatbetr
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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.
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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.
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Lou K
5 May 2018|
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Response from Todd P | Reviewed this property |
Yes! The State owned facility has many opportunities to for rest rooms at the base area and Summit of the Tram.
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