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Highway 112, or the Kanc, runs from Center Conway to North Woodstock, just south of Franconia Notch. Passing through the White Mountain National Forest, it is considered one of the most scenic highways in the U.S. and offers a number of interesting stopping off points.
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  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful drive” (196 reviews)
“sabbaday falls” (118 reviews)
“rocky gorge” (83 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Route 112, North Conway, Conway, NH
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We love the ride and traveling to our condo! Best views around. Back in 2003 We did see a Bigfoot crossing the Kang and it was HUGE!

Thank DnK R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove the Kancamagus Highway from North Conway to our amazing B & B in Bethlehem, NH. I've never seen a more astoundingly beautiful drive anywhere. It follows a river, so we got out a couple of times to walk down by the riverbank. Wow....More

1  Thank Ann H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took this 56+-mile highway from Conway to Lincoln on a January Sunday in sub-zero temps through heaps of snow banks. Only one stretch was slippery from wind-blown snow. (We were surprised to see a tanker truck going the other way.) Awesome views of the...More

1  Thank joan t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time looking at all the fuse it's definitely a good place! You can see so many things all around you.

Thank manda19837337
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful highway with many ups, downs and turns so we recommend it for summer, fall and spring. Lot's of lovely views.

Thank discoverturtle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you’ve see a bit of this great country of ours from behind a steering wheel, as I have, then you know that there are some stretches of road that just seem to go on forever, and others, along which those breathtaking views and heart-racing...More

Thank Douglas T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Kanc has always been one of my favorite roads in New England to cruise down. Whether it's in a hot rod, passenger car, truck or motorcycle it never disappoints. Make sure to stop at Lower Falls for a dip in the Swift River. Although...More

Thank CPardy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited back in October. Awesome area to see the changing leaves . Amazing colors. Really enjoyed the beautiful stream along the road.

Thank Dynamicjohn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I prefer to take this ride in the spring when the snow is melting and it gives the river a little more current,the ride is nice and you may find yourself looking at the views instead of paying attention to the road,pull over when you...More

Thank dasoverkill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful drive, well plowed even in the snow. Takes about a half hour to go through the length of it. Well worth your time.

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Maow W
10 October 2017|
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Response from snorider600 | Reviewed this property |
route is open, enjoy the view. some overlooks have room to stop.
5 October 2017|
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Response from Asmita L | Reviewed this property |
Can anyone post how the colors are now or this week? Pictures would be great if you could share? I am wondering if this weekend would be best or next? any ideas?
Anshul J
4 July 2017|
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Response from ACETT | Reviewed this property |
Sunset is 7:14pm on the so plenty of time before it is dark. You've pretty much highlighted most of the places to stop with a view. But also have a look at Pemigewasset Overlook