North Conway

North Conway is a city in the White Mountains region of New Hampshire.


North Conway is in the heart of the White Mountains region of New Hampshire. It is a popular vacation destination year-round. The village of North Conway is located about two hours north of Boston, Massachusetts.

North Conway is home to more than 250 alpine ski trails as well as hundreds of acres of White Mountain National Forest land surrounding Mt. Washington, the biggest mountain in the northeast. Those who love the outdoors will find plenty to do in North Conway during any season. Hiking, fishing, swimming, biking, skiing, sledding, canoeing are common activities. Other than its outdoors activities, North Conway is home to a large strip of shopping areas including factory outlet stores, antique shops, and country stores.

Get in

By car

Get around

If you fly into Laconia Airport (IATA: KLCI), 50 minutes south of North Conway, rental cars are available at the airport and in nearby Gilford.

Passengers flying into Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (IATA: MHT) or Portland International Jetport (IATA: PWM) will also find rental cars available at those airports.

Much of North Conway's shops and less interactive attractions are on the town's main road, Route 16. Even with their close proximity, a car is more convenient for travel in the wintertime, as well as for travel to some of the attractions and activities outside of walking distance. In North Conway, taxi companies service all local areas.

Most of the taxi services include large capacity vans, car seats for children, and airport shuttle services.



North Conway is a popular area for rock climbing and hiking with Cathedral Ledge and Diana's Baths being the most popular.













The numerous stores and shopping centers are located on "the strip," a stretch of road on Route 16 in North Conway. Chains including Wal-Mart and Staples. Stores tend to close early in this area of New Hampshire, so if you're shopping after dinner, be aware that you might miss out on more unique shops like Zeb's General Store or the North Conway Five and Dime if you wait too long.



Chains including Applebees's, Ben and Jerry's ice cream, Burger King, Dairy Queen, Friendly's Ice Cream, McDonald's and Pizza Hut can all be found in town. Other options include:




Go next

Routes through North Conway

Littleton/Berlin Glen  W/N  E/S  Conway Portland/Portsmouth

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