While much of the Midwest has had a relatively mild winter so far this year, some areas like the West Coast and the Northeast have been taking a pounding. The Eagle Mountain House in Jackson, New Hampshire is used to harsh winters though…. and has handled heavy winter snows for over 100 years now!
Built in 1916, this historic resort hotel is on the National Register of Historic places and is one of the few surviving grand mountain resorts in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. It is covered by a gabled roof studded with both pedimented gable dormers and shed-roof dormers. Some of the upper-level windows have original diamond-pane sashes. A single-story porch, 220 feet long extends across the front. The interior public spaces retain original finishes and features, including a working 1926 elevator. phone booth, lobby message board and the original telephone plug-in switchboard.
With its adjoining 9 picturesque hole golf course, the Eagle Mountain House is a great hideaway for sports enthusiasts year round. You can relax in rocking chairs on the porch in the summer and snuggle up for a drink in front of the cozy lobby fireplace in the winter.
Another draw for the hotel is their fine-dining Highfields restaurant which offers panoramic views of the nearby mountains. And for fun, there’s also the Eagle Landing Tavern which offers numerous historic photos of the hotel.
The Eagle Mountain House is a great place to stay if you’ll be visiting New Hampshire. You can get more details in our New Hampshire Guide at Funexcursionsinabox.com