North Conway is situated in a valley surrounded by mountain views including Mt. Washington, the highest peak in the northeast. The spring and summer months are perfect for hiking, mountain biking, water activities and scenic drives. The fall is an excellent time to see some of the world’s best foliage. In the winter, outdoor activities include skiing, ice climbing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling.
This page has tips on area travel, a list of our preferred lodging parters, as well as a list of absolute must-dos on your visit to North Conway.
- Cathedral Ledge (summer only)
- Kancamagus Highway, Route 112 Conway to Lincoln
- Presidential Loop: Crawford Notch and Pinkham Notch via Route 16 and Route 302
- Route 153 to Eaton Village and the Little White Church
- Route 16B Carter Notch Road in Jackson
- Intervale Scenic Vista
- Chocorua Lake in Tamworth
- Jackson Falls
- Schouler Park, The Conway Scenic Railroad and Moat Mountain Range in North Conway Village
- Echo Lake State Park
- Jackson Covered Bridge, Saco River Covered Bridge and Swift River Covered Bridge
Settlers Green Adventure Guide
To save you time while planning your trip, click the map below and add it into your itinerary for your trip. These are great places to check out before or after you shop Points of interest in red are warm season and blue are winter season.
Stay with one of our Preferred Lodging Partners.
Barley & Salt Tap House and Kitchen
Black Cap Grille
FIRE by Wicked Fresh
The Met Coffeehouse
White Mountain Cupcakery
Hiking, biking, sight-seeing and skiing are some of the most popular and well-known area activities. Rock and ice climbing are popular at at Cathedral Ledge and White Horse Ledge, some of the country's most difficult climbing surfaces. River canoeing, kayaking, fly fishing, swimming and river tubing are highly popular in the summer months on the nearby Saco River.
Story Land, Cranmore and the Conway Scenic Railroad are very popular for young families in the warm months. There are also 11 area golf courses in our area along with cross-country and downhill mountain biking trails that are well-maintained by the nonprofit White Mountains NEMBA.
In the winter, there are 10 ski areas located within an hour's drive including Bretton Woods, Loon Mountain, and Sunday River with many like Cranmore Mountain Resort, Black Mountain, Shawnee Peak, Wildcat Mountain and Attitash Mountain Resort just minutes from our outlets. There’s also cross-country skiing including the world-renowned Jackson Ski Touring Center, winter hiking, snowshoeing, snow tubing and ice skating.
There is no daily public transportation in North Conway available, so we recommend Enterprise Car Rentals in North Conway. There are area taxis and private drivers including Fast Taxi and Sutton Limos. The Tri-County Transit does offer public transit on Thursdays, with limited routes on the Blue Loon. It also offers door-to-door services, similar to taxi services, Monday through Friday. North Conway can be traveled to by bus from Boston via Concord Coach Lines. Eastern Slopes Regional Airport is a small airport, located 20 minutes from Settlers Green in Fryeburg, Maine.