The Mount Washington Auto Race

Imagine running the Daytona 500 on a mountain road with steep grades and no guardrails.  The cars may not be the same…but autos have been racing here since they day’s just after their invention…

Hairpin Turns and No Guardrails

It’s a mountain road with hairpin curves, no guardrails and an average grade of 12%.  That makes it one of the most popular and perhaps hair raising attractions in the northeast…

The Mountain Road

It was big news when this mountain road opened…not because it linked two cities, but rather because it linked tourists with one of the most scenic spots in the northeast…

Racing on Mount Washington

Imagine running the Daytona 500 on a mountain road with steep grades and no guardrails. The cars may not be the same…but autos have been racing here since they day’s just after their invention…..

Presidential Visits at the Town & Country Inn

Too many cooks spoil the broth, and too many presidential candidates in the kitchen can cause a lot of problems too. That’s just one of the things Scott Labnon has to account for at his family business…..

The Town & Country Inn

When do you need to ride 100 yards in a limo to get from your motel room to the banquet hall? When you’re campaigning for president of course! That?s just one of the interesting encounters at the Town and Country Inn…..

Moose Tours

A town’s residents may pay taxes in order to support city services. In this town, the moose may be funding more programs that any family in town…..

Clark’s Trading Post

Imagine a animal show where bears bolted from the stage to barrel past tourist and make a break for the ice cream stand. It’s just one of the many stories from a show that still draws huge crowds for over half a century…..

A Roadside Stopper

Along I-93 in northern New Hampshire you’ll find a spot that’s been attracting families for three and four generations now. In order to get those families to pull over, the place needed a stopper…..

New Hampshire’s Town and Country Motor Inn

The Northeastern United State is home to many long time, family owned resort motels. One of the most famous properties began with just a handful of guestrooms left over from a former paper mill operation…

St. Gaudens National Historic Site

It’s New Hampshire’s only national park service site and even if you heard its name, it’s doubtful you could tell much about the man who’s work it preserves…

How Bad Can the Weather Be?

mountwashington3If you are ever tempted to think the winter weather where you live is bad, just wait until you hear Brian Clark’s story…

A Week of Weather Observations

mountwashington2The warmest temperature ever recorded here was 72 degrees. It once got down to 47 below. Brian Clark’s job is to be stranded here for a week at a time…

Weather on Top of Mount Washington

mountwashington1This observatory sees an average of 237 days of fog each year, but on a clear day you can see up to 130 miles…

Racing the Mt. Washington Auto Road

mtwashingtonroad3Imagine running the Daytona 500 on a mountain road with steep grades and no guardrails. The cars may not be the same…but autos have been racing here since they day’s just after their invention.

Driving the Mt. Washington Auto Road

mtwashingtonroad2It’s a mountain road with hairpin curves, no guardrails and an average grade of 12%. That makes it one of the most popular and perhaps hair-raising attractions in the northeast…

Building the Mt. Washington Auto Road

mtwashingtonroad1It was big news when this mountain road opened…not because it linked two cities, but rather because it linked tourists with one of the most scenic spots in the northeast. This is the story of the road that made headlines around the world…

New Hampshire Primaries at the Town and Country Motor Inn

townandcountryinn2Many hotels host important guests…but Scott Labnon’s family owned property is guaranteed to see plenty of secret service and presidential candidates occupy his location every four years…

The Town and Country Motor Inn

townandcountryinnThe Northeastern United State is home to many long time, family owned resort motels. One of the most famous properties began with just a handful of guestrooms left over from a former paper mill operation…