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North Conway, New Hampshire
With a backdrop of over 700,000 acres of protected White Mountain National Forest and boasting the tallest peak in the North East (Mt. Washington 6,288 FT.), visitors to the North Conway NH area have many activities to choose from which span all four seasons including some of the finest skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, golfing, fishing, canoeing, camping, family attractions, scenic tours, shopping and leaf peeping in the entire country!
While in the area visitors can shop at the North Conway outlet malls, and other local hand-craft, antique and gift shops, see a play at one of the area playhouses, ride one of the area's scenic train rides, visit one of the many area family attractions and enjoy the local cuisine in one of the nearly 100 area restaurants and cafes. Whether you are looking for a rigorous outdoor adventure, a fun filled family vacation, or just a quiet or romantic get-away, North Conway NH and the greater Mount Washington Valley area has just what you are looking for. Come and see why visitors to our area call this region a four-season vacation wonderland!
North Conway Main Attractions
With 74 high ropes challenges, 5 ziplines, and a 40 foot freefall, giant swing and a leap of faith, there's something here for all the family. Take adventure to a new height.
MWV Children's Museum:
The MWV Children's Museum is a great place to bring kids ages 0-9. Lots of educational, interactive, hands-on exhibits where kids can learn thru play! Hours of entertainment. Kids won't want to leave! Come check us out!
EnJOY the magic of the holidays at Santa's Village! It's rides and shows, cookies and elves, Santa and his reindeer. Summertime includes the Joy Ride water slides and Ho Ho H2O water park; Christmastime features a spectacle of lights after dusk. It's Christmas today at Santa's Village! Oh, what fun…
New excitement and adventures await this season at Story Land with the Splash Battle Pharaoh's Reign, a water splash-blast for the whole family!
Mini Golf courses:
Play 18 holes of adventure miniature golf starting high in our tiki huts and winding around a beautiful waterfall while taking in awesome views of the Moat Mountain range and Mount Washington to the North!
Putt your way through mysterious mountain caves, over footbridges and under cascading waterfalls! Swash- buckling fun for the whole family! Test your skills on our 36 holes of championship adventure!
Diana's Baths Waterfalls: Definitely worth a visit to this pristine waterfalls area. Easy 6/10ths of a mile hike in to see the falls and wade in the cool waters of the brook.
Echo Lake State Park: Visit picturesque Echo Lake State Park and enjoy the views from nearby Cathedral and White Horse Ledges.
Kancamagus Scenic Highway: A must see! Enjoy a 34 mile scenic drive along the Kancamangus Scenic Highway starting in Conway and ending in Lincoln NH. Picnic, swim & explore the Swift River, walk along the hiking trails, explore the scenic points of interest along the way.
Local Area Covered Bridges: Interested in seeing a piece of local history? Take the time to visit some of the local NH covered bridges in the North Conway Area. There are a total of 6 different covered bridges, all originally built in the 1800's.
Mount Washington Auto Road: Come take a ride up to the summit of Mount Washington & enjoy spectacular views from the tallest peak in the East via the 8 mile Mount Washington Auto Road. Drive your own car or take a comfortable, 2 hr guided tour, which includes an hour on top to explore the summit buildings & environment.
Mt Washington SnowCoach Tours: Climb aboard a Mt. Washington SnowCoach for a comfortable winter tour to an extreme world! Powered by a 4track, allwheelpowered drivetrain, the 9 passenger Mt. Washington SnowCoach transports guests (weather permitting) into a treeless, subarctic world at 4,200 feet for a truly unforgettable adventure which anyone of any age will enjoy! Visit www.GreatGlenTrails.com for more information.
Mount Washington Observatory: Sitting atop of the Northeast's tallest peak, Mount Washington, is the Mount Washington Observatory. Come and see where the world's fastest wind speed on earth was recorded at 231 MPH in 1934.