Carter Notch Inn - Jackson Bed & Breakfast: White Mountains Bed & Breakfast, NH

Carter Notch InnJackson, NH
Whatever your reason for staying in Jackson, our B&B is the perfect retreat, offering an excellent base for hiking Mount Washington or any of the stunning hiking trails in the White Mountain National Forest. Golf or cross country ski from our front door or simply just relax and get away from it all.

Our guests comment how the setting is quiet, serene and relaxing, yet close to the fabulous restaurants of Jackson and the shopping in North Conway. As you walk through the front door, you’re likely to be greeted by the aroma of Sally’s baking and welcomed by the warmth of the real log fire. Dudley, our Old English Sheepdog will greet you enthusiastically from behind the kitchen door to make you feel right at home.

Awaken to a full cooked, country style breakfast each morning, with Dick & Sally on hand to help you plan your day and we will greet your return with home made afternoon refreshments.

Sally & Dick look forward to welcoming you and making your vacation in New Hampshire an experience you will want to revisit year after year! Visit us today and find out why so many of our guests consider the Carter Notch Inn to be their second home.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplaces
  • Gardens
  • Historical Features
  • Hot Tub/Jacuzzi
  • In-Room Jacuzzi Tub
  • In-Room TV
  • Lakes & Mountains
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Romantic
  • Wireless Internet Access


  • Biking
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Covered Bridge Tours
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cultural Activities
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hay/Sleigh Rides
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock climbing
  • Shopping
  • Skiing/Snowboarding
  • Snow tubing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Snowshoeing
  • Tennis
  • Zip Line



The dining room is at the centre of your home away from home, enjoy a hearty country breakfast and share activity tips with your innkeepers and other travellers. In summer, take your breakfast ‘al-fresco’ on our covered porch, surrounded by hanging baskets and bountiful tubs. Each morning we serve a full breakfast including home baked goods, fresh fruit & dishes prepared with local fresh farm eggs, to prepare you for your day’s adventures. This is a great time to make new acquaintances or rekindle old ones. Your innkeepers, Sally & Dick will be delighted to help you plan your day’s excursions.


163 Carter Notch Road
Jackson, NH  03846


(603) 383-9630

Toll Free:

(800) 794-9434

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Welcome to Jackson

As you enter Jackson through the Covered Bridge, you immediately know you are entering a very special place. Jackson is a peaceful quiet village, with plenty of restaurants, taverns, unique shops and activities right on your doorstep. Whatever your idea of the perfect vacation, the Carter Notch Inn is the perfect spot to start the adventure.


The Carter Notch Inn is the ideal place to explore the White Mountains or to enjoy the retail therapy of North Conway.

With direct views from our wrap around front porch of the Wildcat River Valley & surrounding mountains, you don’t have to travel far to enjoy the spectacular views of the White Mountain region. Jackson Falls is just ¼ mile from the Inn and an ideal place for a quiet picnic, or to read a book. For breathtaking views, take the Mount Washington auto road to the top of the North East of New England’s highest peak. Take a drive down the Kancamagus highway. Visit Diana’s bath, Echo lake, and Cathedral ledge – all within a 15 minute drive of Carter Notch Inn.

Wildlife: the area is full of wonderful creatures including moose, bears, beavers, turkeys, deer, chipmunks and many varieties of birds. Our favorite local blogger always has plenty of good photos of his adventures in the Jackson area: Tom & Atticus Blog.


Winter Activities

Jackson is a hive of activity, with Cross Country skiing straight from our doorstep and 6 downhill ski areas nearby including the mountains of Black, Cranmore, WildCat, Attitash, Bretton Woods & Sunday River. Take a winter horse drawn sleigh ride, Ice Skate outdoors, snow shoe, go sledding, snow tubing…Jackson has it all.

Summer/Autumn Activities

Carter Notch Inn is in the perfect spot for numerous mountain hikes, take a gentle stroll to a waterfall, enjoy a round of golf, take a dip in the river, go horseback riding, enjoy a scenic mountain drive, including the Mount Washington Auto Road, kayak, canoe or take a lazy tube ride down the river, or just sit, relax and enjoy the breathtaking views. Throughout the summer, golf is available from our doorstep at the Eagle Mountain House Golf Course. You can also enjoy the spectatorsport of cheering the golfers on their way up the hill to the 9th hole!

In the Autumn, Jackson is a great place to start your leaf peeping tour of the White Mountains, although many of our guests believe the best views are from our porch!

For the more adventurous, many of the great White Mountain Hikes are just minutes away from our door including Tuckerman’s Ravine, Lowe’s Bald Spot or the Carter Notch itself.


Shopping; The Carter Notch Inn is just minutes away from the tax free factory shopping outlets of North Conway. Why not combine a spot of retail therapy with a relaxing country B&B experience!


Number of Rooms: 8
A variety of rooms to suit every taste and budget.  4 standard rooms with Queen bed, TV/DVD, private bathroom, 2 fireplace rooms with great views, 2 Jacuzzi/fireplace rooms with private deck.