Directions to Jackson
Jackson and the surrounding towns of Glen, Bartlett, Intervale, Hart's Location and Bretton Woods are located in the White Mountains Region of New Hampshire. The Jackson Area is close to the northern third of the state with the Maine border just to the east and stretching west through Crawford Notch nearly to Interstate 93.
BY AIR . . .
Air service is available into the following airports:
- Portland, Maine (70 miles) Manchester, NH ( 115 miles)
- Boston, MA (140 miles) Burlington, VT (140 miles)
Logan Airport in Boston is the largest and offers the greatest choices of schedules and carriers as well as International service. In these days of competitive airfares, it is worth checking all of the airports for the best fares and service to meet you schedule and budget. All of the airports will have rental cars available. Bus service is also available from Boston to Jackson with Concord Trailways.
BY BUS. . .
Concord Trailways offers service from Logan Airport and South Station in Boston to the Glen Ledge Corner Store located on Route 16, just one mile south of the Jackson Covered Bridge on Route 16. Generally advance arrangements can be made with your lodging property for pick up.
BY CAR . . .
The activities and attractions located throughout the Jackson Area are best explored by car. Bring your own, rent a car at any of the airports, or you may arrange to pick up a rental once you arrive in the area. Be sure to watch for moose and deer while driving, particularly around dusk and dawn as well as during the night.
Click a city for basic driving directions. . .
- Boston, MA - 140 miles
- Burlington, VT - 140 miles
- Canadian Border - 115 miles
- Hartford, CT - 245 miles
- Manchester, NH - 115 miles
- Montreal, PQ - 235 miles
- New York City - 350 miles
- Ottawa, ON - 325 miles
- Portsmouth, NH - 85 miles
- Portland, ME - 70 miles
- Providence, RI - 200 miles
- Washington, DC - 550 miles
Sample Directions . . .
Southern approach to Jackson From I-95:
Exit Interstate Route 95 in Portsmouth following signs for the Spaulding Turnpike and White Mountains. Continue on the Spaulding Turnpike which becomes Route 16. Continue traveling North on Route 16 through the Conways which you will reach in about 2 hours. About 8 miles north of North Conway Village in Glen, Route 16 will bear to the right towards Jackson. You will see signs for Jackson about 2.5 miles after this intersection. Enter through the covered bridge or continue 1/2 mile north and follow signs for Jackson Scenic Loop.
Southern approach to Jackson From I-93:
Take Exit 35 onto Route 3 North. Follow this road for approximately 10 miles until it intersects with Route 302 at Twin Mountain.
Make a right turn onto Route 302 East and continue past the Mt. Washington Hotel into the National Forest and through Crawford Notch for about 25 miles. Watch for signs for Route 16 North. At the intersection in Glen, turn left and approximately 2.5 miles north of this intersection you will see the signs for Jackson. Enter through the covered bridge or continue 1/2 mile north and follow signs for Jackson Scenic Loop.
Northern approach to Jackson From I-93:
Get off at Exit 40 (Bethlehem) and follow Route 302 East (your only choice). Go through the town of Bethlehem following signs for Twin Mountain and Bretton Woods where you will pass the Mt. Washington Hotel on your left. Continue traveling east on Route 302 through Crawford Notch and Bartlett. In Glen, you will turn left at the stoplight onto Route 16 North. Approximately 2.5 miles north of this intersection you will see the signs for Jackson. Enter through the covered bridge or continue 1/2 mile north and follow signs for Jackson Scenic Loop.