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North Conway
North Conway, part of New Hampshire's scenic Mount Washington Valley, has been dubbed the offspring of a quintessential New England village and a Gap outlet. Historic buildings, quaint antique shops, bookstores and bakeries coexist peacefully with big name outlet stores like J. Jill, Nike and Dansk. For seasoned shoppers, it represents the best of worlds, part old-country charm, part new-world bargains. Plagued for years by busy routes and traffic jams, the new North-South road has made it somewhat easier to get around and enjoy all the area has to offer. In addition to shopping, visitors will find ample opportunities for hiking, biking, skiing and rock climbing in the majestic White Mountains. In fact, North... more North Conway, part of New Hampshire's scenic Mount Washington Valley, has been dubbed the offspring of a quintessential New England village and a Gap outlet. Historic buildings, quaint antique shops, bookstores and bakeries coexist peacefully with big name outlet stores like J. Jill, Nike and Dansk. For seasoned shoppers, it represents the best of worlds, part old-country charm, part new-world bargains. Plagued for years by busy routes and traffic jams, the new North-South road has made it somewhat easier to get around and enjoy all the area has to offer. In addition to shopping, visitors will find ample opportunities for hiking, biking, skiing and rock climbing in the majestic White Mountains. In fact, North Conway is home to the renowned International Mountain Climbing School, which attracts climbers from around the world. Accommodations range from cozy inns and historic bed and breakfasts, to full-service resorts, ensuring a comfortable haven for all tastes and budgets. less

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Kancamagus Highway
Kancamagus Highway
Owner description: Highway 112, or the Kanc, runs from Center Conway to North Woodstock, just south of Franconia Notch. Passing through the White Mountain National Forest, it is considered one of... more Owner description: Highway 112, or the Kanc, runs from Center Conway to North Woodstock, just south of Franconia Notch. Passing through the White Mountain National Forest, it is considered one of the most scenic highways in the U.S. and offers a number of interesting stopping off points. less
Attraction type: Scenic Drives; Historic Walking Areas
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Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center
Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center
Owner description: This private, non-profit science and educational center is a working observatory designed to measure the unique and often extreme weather conditions on Mount Washington. Through... more Owner description: This private, non-profit science and educational center is a working observatory designed to measure the unique and often extreme weather conditions on Mount Washington. Through guided tours and exhibits, visitors learn more about the science of meteorology. less
Attraction type: Specialty Museums; Observatories & Planetariums; Science Museums; Educational sites; Nature & Wildlife Areas
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Cathedral Ledge
Cathedral Ledge
A rock cliff that is popular with climbers.
Attraction type: Lookouts; Geologic Formations
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Diana's Baths
Diana's Baths
Attraction type: Waterfalls
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Cranmore Mountain Adventure Park
Cranmore Mountain Adventure Park
Owner description: Cranmore Mountain, a four season resort located in the heart of North Conway Village in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, has been entertaining families with fun and festive... more Owner description: Cranmore Mountain, a four season resort located in the heart of North Conway Village in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, has been entertaining families with fun and festive activities for over 77 years. With skiing and riding on 57 trails and glades in the winter, as well as ten lanes of tubing, a Mountain Coaster, Giant Swing and Soaring Eagle Zipline, there is something for everyone in the family! In the fall, visitors can face their fears at the Ghoullog, Cranmore's own haunted house, or visit the rides in the darkness at the Haunted Playground. Summertime at Cranmore provides guests of all ages with a full selection of action and play. With rides in the Mountain Adventure Park, to a treetop Aerial Adventure Park, there are so many ways to spend the day. less
Attraction type: Ski & Snowboard Areas
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All places to eat » Places to eat

May Kelly's Cottage Restaurant and Pub
May Kelly's Cottage Restaurant and Pub
Ranked #1 of 87 Restaurants in North Conway
Price:
Cuisines: American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Flatbread Pizza Company
Flatbread Pizza Company
Ranked #2 of 87 Restaurants in North Conway
Cuisines: Italian, American, Pizza, Gluten Free
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Peach's
Peach's
Ranked #3 of 87 Restaurants in North Conway
Cuisines: American, Vegetarian
Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Moat Mountain Smokehouse
Moat Mountain Smokehouse
Ranked #4 of 87 Restaurants in North Conway
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Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free, Barbecue, Vegetarian
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
The Stairway Cafe
The Stairway Cafe
Ranked #5 of 87 Restaurants in North Conway
Price: $5 - $14
Cuisines: American, Cafe
Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Golden Gables Inn
Golden Gables Inn
$110 - $433
Ranked #4 of 24 Hotels in North Conway
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Colonial Motel
2.0 of 5
Colonial Motel
$93 - $185
Ranked #5 of 24 Hotels in North Conway
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The Cabernet Inn
The Cabernet Inn
$106 - $206
Ranked #5 of 24 North Conway B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Comfort Inn & Suites North Conway
2.5 of 5
Comfort Inn & Suites North Conway
$161 - $279
Ranked #1 of 24 Hotels in North Conway
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Cranmore Inn
3.5 of 5
Cranmore Inn
$169 - $357
Ranked #1 of 24 North Conway B&B and Inns
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Hampton Inn & Suites North Conway
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn & Suites North Conway
$187 - $312
Ranked #2 of 24 Hotels in North Conway
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The Wentworth
4.0 of 5
The Wentworth
$176 - $428
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Jackson
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