Local Attractions & Dining

Conway Scenic Railroad
All aboard for a ride on the Conway Scenic Railroad. Three different rides, including the historic Crawford Notch Line through the breathtaking scenery of the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Special events, dining car, dome car, first-class car and open cars.

In the Summer, guests at Attitash can ride North America's longest Alpine Slides, flip on the Eurobungy Trampoline, conquer a 23' climbing wall, explore on- and off-slope mountain biking trails, take a horseback ride along the Saco River, cool off on the waterslides or relax on the Scenic Sky Ride to the summit of Attitash. Attitash is located just 8 miles west of North Conway! In Winter, Mount Washington Valley offers only one ski resort with two mountains combining all the best New England skiing has to offer on a scale that will keep you family active and exploring for days on end. The routes down offer endless possibilities from classic-cut, winding trails to wide-open cruisers. Together, the two mountains provide 75 trails and natural glades and a terrain park unmatched in the Valley- all supported by a service driven staff and one of the most powerful snowmaking systems in the state.Ski in and ski out at the Attitash Grand Summit Hotel, the only slopeside hotel in Mount Washington Valley.

Black Mountain
High above scenic Jackson Village and situated on 143 acres of countryside, Black Mountain provides the quintessential New England experience. And with everything on site from horseback riding to skiing, your event has the ability to be the most unique and memorable experience of your lives.

Bretton Woods at the Omni Mount Washington Resort
Bretton Woods at the Omni Mount Washington Resort is New Hampshire's largest ski area, offering a variety of terrain for skiers and snowboarders of all abilities on 101 trails spanning 434 acres.
Bretton Woods at the Omni Mount Washington Resort was voted as New Hampshire's #1 Overall Ski Area (SKI Magazine, 10/08), as well as Top 10 in North America for Family Programs, Grooming and Scenery!

Cranmore Mountain Resort 
With over $6 million dollars in renovations last winter alone, and the newest and most exciting summer attraction in the White Mountains, Cranmore is now the perfect year round vacation destination. 

With Cranmore’s new Mountain Adventure Park, families can enjoy a full day of non-stop summer fun. Cranmore Mountain Adventure Park has thrills and challenges for all ages, from tots to teens to adults. It's a great way to spend a day filled with action.

This fall, experience the Ghoullog at Cranmore, New Hampshire’s only mountain top haunt.  The approximate 1-hour tour starts at the base of Cranmore Mountain and includes a night-time stroll through the base area where if you are lucky enough to make it though, will bring you to the quad. After the 7-minute ride to the 2,000 foot summit of Cranmore, visitors tour more of the Ghoullog where haunted happenings are sure to frighten and surprise the hardiest souls.  At the end of the tour, visitors enjoy a ride down the Quad chairlift to the base with a breath-taking vantage of the Moat Mountains and Mount Washington at night. Darkness falls early upon the woods of Ghoullog. So be prepared to accept whatever fate may bring. It takes courage to face the height of terror

Eastern Mountain Sports Climbing School
Rock climbing instruction and guided climbs for all ability levels. Half Day Family Programs available. Geocaching treasure hunts and guided hikes also available.

Great Glen Trails
Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and snow tubing at the base of Mt. Washington. Our ski school offers personal instruction with a diverse and experienced teaching staff that can coach and guide any level of experience. The ultimate winter experience is a trip in our SnowCoach up the Mt. Washington Auto Road to the world above treeline! Spring, Summer, and Fall - Imagine mountain biking at the base of Mt. Washington on beautiful rolling carriage roads and challenging trails surrounded by the White Mountain National Forest and Northern Presidential Mountains.

Ham Arena
Public Skating, Pick Up Hockey

King Pine Ski Area
King Pine Ski Area at Purity Spring Resort heads into the 2006/07 season with big improvements and added value for guests. This family-oriented ski resort, located in New Hampshire's White Mountains, is just 15 minutes south of North Conway. At the top of the list of improvements is a new triple chairlift that replaces the old Hall double chairlift, giving King Pine a total of three triple chairlifts.

Monkey Trunks
Monkey Trunks is New England's only high rope and zip line adventure park open to the general public. With four adrenalin filled courses there's something for everyone from age 4 to 100!
Try the jungle course with 15 of the toughest challenges at 65' or the Discovery course with 27 challenges at 3 different heights. Younger participants can enjoy the mini Monkey course - lots of fun just half the height. If climbing's more you, then the Watch Tower has 4 different faces.

Mountain Washington Weather Observatory
The Weather Discovery Center is open 7 days/week from late May through December, and on weekends and during school holiday periods from January to late May. For exact hours, visit or call (800) 706-0432, option 3. Free admission is currently sponsored by Eastern Mountain Sports Climbing School. To arrange a group visit, call (800) 706-0432, ext. 203.

North Conway Country Club
18 Hole Championship Course (2000 Golf Digest Rating of 3 1/2 Stars)- PGA Professional - Full Service Pro Shop - Driving Range - Scenic Dining Facility

Northern Extremes
Kayak trips on the Saco River are our summertime specialty here at Northern Extremes!
Plan your own memorable kayak trip or canoe trip on the Saco River. Northern Extremes kayak trips, canoe trips and tubing all this takes place in the heart of New Hampshire's spectacular White Mountains and the world renowned Mt. Washington Valley region.

Saco Bound
Saco Bound was founded in 1972 and has been a leader in outdoor recreation for over thirty-years We were one of the first river outfitters and have set the pace for service, safety and fun in the paddling industry. Our commitment to the sport, to nature and to our customers is evident in our daily operations and in our mission statement: "To Provide the Highest Quality Outdoor Recreational Experience, Products & Services in a Safe, Fun & Inspiring Environment While Protecting Nature and Providing Education."

Santa's Village
It's Christmas today at Santa's Village! Just an hour from North Conway you can experience a day filled with wonderfully themed rides, great shows, Santa and his reindeer. Oh What Fun! One low admission includes unlimited use of all the rides and shows for the entire day and if you come in within 3 hours of closing and you can return another day free of charge.

Shawnee Peak
Shawnee Peak offers more than 40 trails and glades, 5 lifts and 1350' of vertical. Perfect for all ability levels, Shawnee Peak's terrain varies from gentle beginner trails to the steeps of the East side. Only 18 miles from North Conway - worth the trip!

Story Land
Story Land is the children's theme park where fantasy lives! Come see what's new, and enjoy all of your old favorites, too! The Flying Fish, Humpty Dumpty, Bamboo Chutes, Cinderella and her Castle and Pumpkin Coach, the Polar Caster, Mother Goose, Huff Puff and Whistle Railroad, and so many more...

Wildcat Mountain
Voted #1 Scenery in North America, Top 10 for Terrain, Challenge & Value (SKI Magazine, Oct. 2008), Wildcat Mountain IS NH's best kept secret where you can access 2,112 ft. vertical in just 6 minutes via New England's most powerful Quad chairlift! At Wildcat Mountain, you spend your time cruising uncrowded slopes; not waiting in lines!

Local Dining

Black Cap Grille
A new contemporary restaurant in North Conway! Black Cap Grille offers a full menu of affordable, fresh grilled items, soups, fresh salads and creative daily specials. Full service bar serves a variety of cold wines, beers and freshly poured specialty martinis. A great place to eat and relax after a long day of shopping at Settlers' Crossing.

1785 Inn
The 1785 Inn has been honored with many awards over the years, including the Gourmet Diners Society," Golden Fork Award" for 1996 through 2007 and the Wine Spectator's "Award of Excellence" for 1986 through 2007.

Applebee's is the largest casual dining chain in the world, with locations throughout the U.S. and many countries worldwide. We take pride in having a friendly, welcoming, neighborhood environment for both our staff and guests that makes everyone enjoy their Applebee's experience.

Brandli's Pizza Pasta Grill
More than just great Pizza! Authentic Italian family recipes that originate throughout Italy. Also, many new and exciting menu selections. Located between Bass Shoe Outlet and The North Conway Grand Hotel.

Chef's Market of North Conway
The Chef's Market of North Conway is a unique gourmet market that offers a full line of prepared gourmet dishes, hearty sandwiches, homemade soups, made to order salads, as well as catering, personal chef services, specialty groceries and beer & wine on premises.

Darby Field Inn & Restaurant
The Darby Field Inn has been bringing culinary excellence to the valley for many years. From our country breakfasts to our candlelit dinners, we are always striving to serve our guests in the style and manner that only a true New Hampshire country inn could provide.

Delaney's Hole in the Wall
Our kitchen staff is creative and committed to providing you with the tastiest food in the valley, and the Delaneys are committed to providing you with the greatest dining experience possible.

Flatbread Company
Come in and renew your spirit with us. Relax and enjoy a natural pizza baked in a primitive wood fired oven. Experience a meal prepared with organic produce, free range chicken, and nitrate free meats. A community oriented company, where we work hard, have fun and do our part in saving the planet, all in a days work. We serve local organic produce, free range and clean meats. All of our major ingredients are made in house and cooked in a wood fired cauldron or in a hand built wood burning earthen oven.

The Greatest Neighborhood Eatery in the Known Universe! Serving up Sustenance, Merriment & Cheer for over 20 years. Open 7 days a week, serving until 11 p.m.. Weekly entertainment too!

Merlino's Family Steakhouse
Merlino's Steakhouse has been independantly owned and operated in by the Luciano family since 1967. Merlino's proudly features only Certified Angus Beef which assures our customers the finest quality beef available.

Met Coffee House & Art Gallery
The Met Coffee House in downtown North Conway, New Hampshire is locally owned and operated. You'll find locals and visitors alike taking advantage of the Free Wi-Fi in our fireplaced quiet room or checking their E-mail on our in-house computers. Did we mention the coffee? It's specialty grade Arabica (that's the good stuff). Many varieties are organic and fairly traded, roasted to order by a skilled, local roast master who understands that bold needn't taste burned.
Brake for the Moose!  Come on in and check out our wilderness grill, trail stompin' sandwiches, mountain burgers and famous ribs in our own blackberry BBQ sauce!  Along with our fresh salads and fisherman Fred's coastal favorites you'll be sure to find something for everyone.  We are family friendly and our little hiker's menu is perfect for the kids!

We have been serving the best Chinese food in the North Country for almost twenty years, so come see why our customers return again and again! Visit out menu page to browse our extensive offering of fine cuisine. We also have gift certificates available (call for details).
Casual family dining, American cuisine.  All-day pub menu.  Try our special Raff's chicken wings & fingers!  Full standard & gluten-free menus!

Red Fox Bar & Grille
Open 7 days a week, serving our full menu daily from 4:00 pm, the Red Fox Bar and Grille is the perfect family restaurant for good times and fantastic food. Serving a variety of entrees from our woodfire grill has made us famous in Mount Washington Valley. Lunch is on Saturday and Sunday at 12:00 pm, and don't miss our Famous All You Can Eat Jazz Breakfast Buffet on Sunday from 7:30 am to 1:00 pm.

Red Parka Pub
"Good food & good times" has been the motto at the Red Parka for more than 30 years. Family owned and operated, we want you to feel comfortable in the knowledge that every time you return, the quality of food and service will be consistent. Whether you are coming here for a great steak dinner, a refreshing beverage, or dancing in the Pub, our crew wants you to leave with a smile on your face.

Shannon Door Pub & Restaurant
The specialty of the pub is an award winning thin crust pizza which the Mulkern family has been turning out since 1953. For lively conversation, good music and a great atmosphere, try the Shannon Door Pub.

To inspire and nurture the human spirit- one person, one cup, and one neighborhood at a time.

Stonehurst Manor
Our Award-Winning Chef and Staff have created a wonderful approach to eating out here at Stonehurst Manor. It's elegant yet casual, combines delicious tradition with inventive taste discoveries, and presents it in a relaxing atmosphere of timeless ease enhanced by superb service and style. Plan to enjoy our fireplaced Library Lounge before or after your dinner.

Vito Marcello's Ristorante Italiano
To visit his own little piece of Italy, tucked away in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Join him and his family for an Italian experience unlike any other in North Conway. Taste the cuisine and live the tradition that for more than 50 years has made his family's name and his food famous among locals and New Englanders and beyond.

Wildcat Tavern
If you're looking for a rustic New Hampshire Inn with delicious fine dining, hearty comfort food, a really cool tavern, great live music, tons of activity and quaint cozy rooms you've come to the right place. We're all about fun and would love to have you be our guest. So come prepared to laugh, love, and smile so hard you might just cry.

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Monday-Saturday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Columbus Day: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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