Adventures Near the Town of Littleton
White Mountain Adventures All Year Long
Nestled between the mighty White Mountains and the Connecticut River, with the Ammonoosuc River running through it, Littleton, New Hampshire is a small town surrounded by big adventures.
The first name for the area was Chiswick (Saxon for “Cheese Farm”). Littleton was a part of Lisbon when settled in 1769. In 1770 it was given the name of Apthorp in honor of a wealthy Boston merchant named George Apthorp. The town was officially incorporated in 1784 and given its current name of Littleton in honor of Colonel Moses Little, Surveyor of the King’s Woods.
Nowadays people come to the town of Littleton to enjoy beautiful nature, small-town culture, and gorgeous sights. The best part of staying at Thayers Inn is the access to everything the surrounding land has to offer. Click the links below to explore our curated selections of adventures near the town of Littleton.
ACCOLADES FOR THE TOWN OF LITTLETON
“The friendliest little place I had ever seen.”
— Bill Bryson, Lost Continent
Ranked 6th Best Town in America
— Best Choice Reviews 2013
A Walkable Community
– NH Magazine
Village Gems Northern New England Driving Tours
– Discover New England
The New American Dream Towns
– Outside Magazine
Great American Main Street Award
– The National Trust for Historic Preservation’s National Main Street Center, headquartered in Washington, DC
“Main Street of the White Mountains” Littleton, NH
— The Culture Tip
America’s Best Main Streets
— The Huffington Post
Ranked #1 in The Most Charming Small Towns in New Hampshire
— Only In Your State
Top 10 Places to Live
— Livability .com
50 Best Small Town Main Streets in America
— Top Value Reviews
“9th Best Small Town in America.”
— Norman Crampton, The 100 Best Small Towns In America.