- 22 Resorts
- Consistent Snow
- Diverse destinations
- Resorts open before those of many other states
- Home to Vail, Beaver Creek, Copper Mountain
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Gunstock's tradition of family skiing began during 1937, when the first snowtrains arrived at Laconia. Gunstock has grown into a high quality ski area, still catering to families, mostly from the Boston area, and offers one of the region's largest night-skiing operations.
From I-93 North: Take exit 20 in Tilton, NH. Turn left on Rte. 3N. Travel along Rte. 3N for about 10 minutes. Bear right onto the Laconia By-Pass 3/11 (just past the Belknap Mall). Take the second exit, Rte.11A in Gilford. Turn right at end of exit ramp. Follow 11A east approximately 5 miles to Gunstock Mountain Resort. Entrance is on the right.
From I-95 North: Just south of Portsmouth take split to Routes 4 & 16 (Newington). This will put you on the Spaulding Turnpike. Take Spaulding Turnpike to exit 15W for Rte. 11W to Alton. Stay on Rte. 11 around Alton traffic circle and around Alton Bay. Take a left onto Rte. 11A. Take Rte. 11A approximately 5 miles to Gunstock entrance on left.
From South or West of Boston: It may be best to travel north on I-95 or I-495 and then exit off onto I-93 north. This route is probably quicker than following I-95 to Portsmouth NH, although traffic conditions can vary.