Madison is a town in Carroll County
, New Hampshire
with a population under 3000 and it includes the village of Silver Lake. Accommodations and lodging range from vacation rentals to condo rentals.
The town is home to the Madison Boulder
, the largest known glacial erratic in New England, and among the largest in the world. Madison Boulder is a huge granite rock measuring 83 feet (25 m) in length, 23 feet (7.0 m) in height above the ground, and 37 feet (11 m) in width. It weighs upwards of 5,000 tons. A part of this roughly rectangular block is buried, probably to a depth of ten to twelve feet. It is located at a state park in the northwest part of town. This well worth a visit and local accommodations and vacation rentals are dotted close by.
The Silver Lake Railroad is a heritage railway located in Madison.
The railroad operates on the historic Conway Branch (abandoned in October 1972), traveling northward past a chain of ponds in Madison. Rides are approximately 40 minutes, aboard two 24-foot-long (7.3 m) open-air passenger cars powered by a Fairmont A6 railcar. The line passes a series of lily ponds and beaver ponds which have beaver huts and dams in them. Scenery includes the Mt. Washington Valley and views of the White Mountains. Wildlife that can be seen along the line includes but is not limited to moose, bears, deers and birds.
There are so many fabulous places to stay in the Lakes Region.
No matter what type of lodging options you’re seeking. All sorts of accommodation, vacation rental and condo rental options are available. Locations vary to the center of the action to more peaceful settings on the water or in the woods.
The largest lakes in the region
include Lake Winnipesaukee (72 square miles), with more than 200 miles of shoreline and 274 habitable islands; Squam Lake, where On Golden Pond was filmed; Lake Winnisquam, Newfound Lake and Ossipee Lake. Smallest is Duncan Lake (114 acres), once a favorite fishing spot of Grover Cleveland, a summer resident.
From historic sites, outdoor recreation to many wonderful accommodation and vacation rental options are available in and around Madison.