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Best Places to Stay for the 2024 Solar Eclipse in New Hampshire, Vermont


Get ready to witness the astronomical event of a lifetime! At approximately 3:30 p.m. on Monday, April 8, much of Northern New England will be in the path of solar eclipse totality — when the moon fully passes over the sun. Here are the best places to stay in New Hampshire and Vermont for the 2024 solar eclipse.

The Wentworth

In addition to its wonderful dining, lush accommodations, and close proximity to an array of picture-perfect spots for viewing the eclipse, The Wentworth in Jackson, NH, is offering a two-night Solar Eclipse Package that includes lodging, full American breakfast each morning, a $50 dining credit on Monday evening, a reception during the eclipse on Monday from noon-4 p.m., and an eclipse welcome bag. What’s more, you and your loved ones will be just a short drive away from ski parks like Black Mountain,  Cranmore Mountain, and Attitash & Bear Peak, and nearby parks like Jackson XC and Great Glen Trails offer fun outdoor activities, including cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and snow tubing. Book Now

Rabbit Hill Inn

Touted as the #4 Top Resort in New England, Rabbit Hill Inn in Lower Waterford, VT, invites eclipse viewers to indulge in opulent accommodations, some of which feature fireplaces, hot tubs, and private balconies overlooking the White Mountains. The area offers plenty of great locales for viewing eclipse totality, including Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium in nearby St. Johnsbury. The property will be holding a viewing party from 2-5 p.m., offering viewing glasses, a tea time with moon cookies, a special cocktail and appetizers, and eclipse-themed music. A three-course Moon Dinner Special ($65) will follow the event at Rabbit Hill’s on-site fine dining restaurant 24 Carrot, the property’s newly remodeled eatery that showcases seasonal menus with locally procured ingredients. Take time before eclipse festivities begin to explore the area’s gorgeous scenery, and consider booking one of the property’s enhanced experience packages, which offer deals on stays, spa packages, and bespoke in-room add-ons like champagne and Vermont-made chocolates. Book Now

The Inn at Thorn Hill & Spa

Nestled in an ideal location in the winter wonderland of Jackson, NH, The Inn at Thorn Hill & Spa is a charming stay option for your solar eclipse getaway. Its picturesque location in the Mount Washington Valley is the perfect place for viewing eclipse totality and offers plenty more to do while you’re waiting for the stunning spectacle to begin. There will be a complimentary outdoor viewing party featuring live piano eclipse music, hors d’oeuvres, a champagne toast, and Moon Pies for dessert. Guests will receive commemorative viewing glasses, and commemorative T-shirts will be available for purchase. Plus, on-site restaurant Forty will be offering dinner and drink specials the evening of the eclipse. Following eclipse festivities, spend your trip gazing out at impressive mountain views, meandering Jackson’s quaint village streets, or pampering yourself with a relaxing massage. And make sure to check out the property’s list of booking packages that offer deals on dining, spa treatments, in-room goodies, and more. Book Now

Christmas Farm Inn & Spa

Christmas Farm Inn & Spa is a quintessential New England getaway in the heart of New Hampshire’s Jackson Village, right where a slew of fun, eclipse-related festivities will be happening all weekend. Choose from a range of unique accommodations, such as rooms in the historic 1786 inn, carriage house suites with hot tubs and balconies, or spacious two-level suites and cottages for larger groups of up to eight people. The property will throw an outdoor eclipse viewing party from 2-4:30 p.m., sun and moon burgers, Sun Chips, themed beverages, and Moon Pies for dessert! In-house guests will receive commemorative viewing glasses, a DJ will be spinning eclipse-themed music, and T-shirts will be available for purchase. After experiencing the majesty of the eclipse, unwind at the luxurious on-site Aveda spa, relax by the indoor pool or hot tub, and take advantage of eclipse dinner and drink specials that evening in the inn’s restaurant. Book Now

Thayers Inn

Thayers Inn is an architecturally captivating landmark hotel in downtown Littleton, a gem in New Hampshire’s Northeast Kingdom region and one that promises breathtaking views of the solar eclipse. At Thayers Inn, you and your party will enjoy first-class accommodations, personalized service, and convenient access to nearby attractions like shops, galleries, and local businesses. From antique hunting and savoring micro-brews to strolling historic streets and exploring scenic riverside trails, immerse yourself in the town’s vibrant culture while you await the eclipse’s totality set against the beauty of the White Mountains. Book Now


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