Lyme is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire
, United States.
Lyme is a rural town with homely vacation rental, condo rental and other accommodation options.
Holts Ledge is a cliff that views east and is home to the Dartmouth Skiway. The edge of the cliff is fenced to protect falcons and other wild animals. The highest point in town is the summit of Smarts Mountain, at 3,238 feet (987 m) above sea level. It is also home to the Chaffee Natural Area.
The Dartmouth Skiway
is in the eastern part of town, near the village of Lyme Center. The Dartmouth Skiway is a ski area located about twenty minutes north of Dartmouth College in Lyme, New Hampshire. It has thirty trails from easiest (green circle) to most difficult (black diamond) on over 100 acres (400,000 m²) of skiable area.
There are three lifts which service the trails at the skiway including the Winslow Mountain Quad, the Holt's Ledge Double, and the J-Bar Beginner Lift. These lifts give the ski area an uphill capacity of 3,300 skiers per hour. Snowmaking covers about seventy percent of the area with over fifteen snowguns. There is a terrain park located on the Winslow side.
Winter visitors will find many comfortable accommodations and lodging ranging from luxurious vacation rentals to cozy condo rentals.
Lyme has always appealed to those who appreciate the outdoors
, and outdoor recreation is an important part of life here. The Appalachian Trail runs through the eastern part of town over Holt’s Ledge and Smarts Mountain.
Hewes, Grant, and Trout Brooks flow from these heights to the flood plain of the Connecticut River at the town’s western border.
Quiet Trout and Pout Ponds punctuate these streams, while Post Pond, in the lower valley of Trout Brook, echoes with the voices of children at the town beach. The river terraces along the Connecticut harbor some of the richest agricultural soils in New England.
This creates a beautiful setting for all the accommodation and vacation rental choices available in and around Lyme.
Townspeople have a talent for organizing celebrations and special events to bring the community together
, whether it’s the Pumpkin Festival on the Common, Old Home Day parades through the two villages, or the annual Fourth of July celebration at Post Pond.
No matter the season or occasion that brings visitors to Lyme, the accommodations and vacation rentals will not disappoint.