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Dixville Notch NH

Dixville Notch is a small village that has a population of fewer than 100 people. Dixville Notch is located about 20 miles from the Canadian border.


Dixville Notch is most popular for being one of the first places to have the results of not only the NH primary elections but the United States Presidential elections as well. This is because at The Balsams, a resort hotel in Dixville Notch, the polls open at midnight. This tradition started at the 1960 elections. Voters would assemble in the ballroom at The Balsams Hotel at midnight to cast their votes. Polls would only stay open for one minute. The ballot results were tallied and broadcast around the world immediately. Dixville Notch has gained national attention for being the first community to vote in the Presidential primaries.

The Balsams Resort Hotel sits on 8,000 acres within Dixville Notch. The hotel offers many activities for its guests such as gold, mountain biking, kayaking, children’s activities and tennis. The Balsams opened shortly after the Civil War. It was called Dix House and was a small summer inn that had only 25 rooms. In 1918, it was enlarged to accommodate the current 400 guests. It was renamed The Balsams in 1895. Rates for a room at The Balsams can range from $189-$309, depending on the room type, package choice and time of year. The FAP Grand Adventure Plan includes lodging, breakfast, lunch, dinner and use of all resort facilities whereas the MAP Grand Getaway Plan does not include lunch. Parlor Suites at the Balsams hotel have a private lounge and a television. Deluxe suites, family suites and specialty suites also offer luxury accommodations such as Jacuzzis and entertainment centers. The Balsams offers 17 pet friendly rooms so you can take Fido or Tabby on vacation with you. Pet friendly accommodations include food and water dishes, place mat, dog bed, doggie treats and a pooper-scooper.


The Balsams offers many amenities for its guests ranging from services inside the resort to activities outside. Some of the amenities include: Bike rentals, boat rentals, church services, fitness center, hair salon, massage services, shopping boutiques and wireless internet. The Balsams Resort offers several packages for its guests. One of the packages that are offered is called The Balsams Callaway Golf Package that includes lodging, a Callaway Diablo Edge Driver, breakfast, lunch, five course dinner, unlimited greens fees, children’s camp, tennis and live entertainment. Also see NH Golf Courses.


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Dixville Notch State Park is located on NH Route 26. It is 127 acres of hiking trails, waterfalls and a scenic gorge. The park is open year round and is the perfect spot for picnicking. See more NH State Parks.


Beaver Brook Falls Natural Area is located off Route 145. The area has small picnic shelters with picnic tables. It is open May through October. Beaver Brook has one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the state. This NH waterfall is all natural and is several stories high. The park rests on 7.3 acres. You can also see the Dixville Flume. see more NH Waterfalls.


The Balsams Wilderness Ski Area is located on the grounds of The Balsams Resort. The ski area has 16 packed trails, five gladded areas and a Terrain park. The trails range from beginner trails such as Bungy to difficult trails such as Notch. The Base Lodge is a warm, cozy place to relax after a long day on the slopes. There is, of course, a fireplace and windows for viewing other skiers. There is an outside deck with a grill and a downstairs area for ski rentals, repairs and a ski shop. It costs about $30 to rent skis, boots and poles. When the ski area is open, the hours are 9:30am-4:00pm Monday through Friday and 9:00am-4:00pm Saturday and Sunday. A season pass for a family of three is right around $700. SKI magazine called the ski area “one of the world’s poshest ski resorts." See more NH Ski Areas. Current ski conditions


Other Features Near Dixville Notch


The COHOS Trail

The COHOS Trail is 162 miles of pure nature. It is the longest single foot-trail system created in NH history. It runs from close to hart’s location to the Canadian border. There are not many towns or people that you will encounter on the trails but you will see tons of nature scenes such as over 30 mountain peaks, several waterfalls, ice caves, bogs, marshes, wildlife reserves, moose, black bear, streams and arctic tundra. See more NH Hikes.


The Poore Family Homestead Museum

The Poore family homestead Museum is located in Stewartstown. It is open June through September. The Poore Museum depicts family life from the 1830’s through the 1980’s for the Poore family. The house, barn and outhouses are in their original condition.  There is a suggested $5 donation for admission and children under 12 are free.


Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge Errol, NH

The Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge is located in Errol, NH. The refuge has migratory birds, endangered species, wildlife and rare plants. The area is 20,500 acres that runs along Umbagog Lake. Some of the wildlife you will find is bobcats, minks, American black ducks, bald eagles, osprey, loons, mallards, Canadian geese, painted turtles, coyotes, red fox, American beavers and smoky shrew. Hunting and fishing are allowed in the wildlife area. Of course, New Hampshire hunting season and hunting rules and regulations must be abided by. The refuge also allows for plenty of opportunity for exploring by canoe, kayak or boat. Camping is also enjoyed with shoreline campsites.


Millsfield Pond Errol, NH

Millsfield Pond is a great place for fishing and hunting. It also has fun ATV and snowmobile trails. There is only one type of fish that is stocked in the pond and that is Brook Trout. The pond area is also a great spot to catch a glimpse of wildlife such as deer, moose and black bear.


L.L. Cote Errol, NH

L.L. Cote’s is located at 25 Main Street in Errol.  L.L Cote has changed over the years.  In 1937, it was a restaurant called Umbagog Lunch. Then it turned into the Errol Sport Shop. Now it is a store, Irving gas station, Subway restaurant and a convenience store. The store was named L.L. Cote after Luc and Louise Cote.


Bull Moose Restaurant Errol, NH

Bull Moose Restaurant and Lounge is located on Route 26 in Errol New Hampshire. Bull Moose services local folks, tourists, RV enthusiasts and dedicated campers. The restaurant has been opened for six years and is open seven days a week. Not only is Bull Moose a restaurant but there is also efficiency apartments and a campground as well. The lounge has a liquor license so you can relax and order your favorite mixed drink or draft beer. On Saturday nights, they offer a delicious prime rib for $19.95 that comes with salad bar, potato and vegetable. See more NH Resturants.


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