Conway, NH Area Foliage Tour:
Take Rte. 16 N from the center of North Conway to Hurricane Mountain Road (about .5 miles north of the center of No.Conway), take the road to the top of the mountain where the road meets a T, then turn right to East Conway, then right again on Rte. 113 to Rte. 302. Caution: This is a narrow winding, paved mountain road, drive slowly. Passenger vehicles only. Moose are often seen on this drive. Do not attempt this road in a travel-trailer or while towing a camper or RV
beautiful White Mountains provide a superb background for your New Hampshire fine dining experience. This region of northern New Hampshire offers some outstanding dining for all seasons, tastes, and style. From the Mt. Washington Valley towns of North Conway and Jackson to Lincoln and Littleton this area is home to some spectacular restaurants - we know, we live here. When inquiring, please mention you were referred by NHLiving.com. Thanks!
The Beal House Inn and Restaurant, 2 West Main Street, Littleton, NH 03561 Ph: 603-444-2661. The Beal House Inn and Restaurant is a chef owned establishment. It has received many awards for its excellent rooms and fine dining. These awards include being one of the "Best Restaurants in New England", "Top 15 Best Chefs in an Inn", and the "Country's Longest Martini Menu". All rooms have private baths, CD players, hair dryers, gas fireplaces, and either an antique clawfoot tub or a two person jacuzzi. The inn and restaurant is located within walking distance of the bustling town of Littleton. Many lodging Packages available. Visit www.bealhouseinn.com or e-mail for more information. < Read our Review >
Sunset Hill House, 231 Sunset Hill Road, Sugar Hill, NH 03585 Ph: 800-786-445 or 1-603-823-5522. The restaurant at Sunset Hill "NH's Very Best Spectacular Meal" - NH Magazine. Contemporary New England fine dining overlooking the White Mountains. Superior wine list. Warm and welcoming service. Nationally recognized chef. Reservations required. Casual fare available in our New Hampshire Tavern. Visit www.sunsethillhouse.com or e-mail the innkeepers.
Woodstock Inn Station & Brewery, Rt. 3, North Main, No. Woodstock, NH 03262 Ph: 800-321-3985 or 1-603-745-3951. A restored train depot, serves lunch and dinner with an informal menu jam-packed with a mouth-watering assortment of tasty appetizers, homemade soups, sandwiches, burgers and delectable entrees. The Woodstock Inn Brewery consistently offers a premium selection of freshly brewed ales from its seven-barrel brewing system. The cozy Brew Pub allows guests to socialize over a pint, watching brewers hard at work perfecting their handcrafted ales. The Clement Room serves an innovative, sophisticated menu for breakfast and dinner. (advance reservations recommended) Visit www.woodstockinnnnh.com or e-mail.
Kearsarge Inn, P.O. Box 9, North Conway, NH 03860 Ph: 800-637-0087 or 603-356-8700 Fax: 603-356-8740. Nestled in the resort village of North Conway, The Kearsarge Inn is a modern rendition of one of the region's first grand hotels - the Kearsarge House Hotel. Each of the Inn's 16 rooms and suites offers a choice of king or queen size feather top beds, gas fireplaces, Jacuzzi tubs and beautiful period furnishings. The inn is located next door to the fabulous Decades Restaurant. Visit www.kearsargeinn.com or e-mail the innkeepers.
Miller's Cafe & Bakery
Miller's Cafe and Bakery, 16 Mill St., Littleton, NH Ph: 603-444-2146. Enjoy spectacular views on our riverfront deck - Dine on gourmet soups, salads, sandwiches, and homemade desserts at Miller's Cafe and Bakery in downtown Littleton. We're right next to the Riverwalk Covered Bridge spanning the Ammonoosuc River. Take a free tour of the adjacent Littleton Grist Mill Museum built in 1798. Locals consider this the best kept lunch secret in town. FREE Wi-Fi Wireless Internet. Visit www.millerscafeandbakery.com or e-mail for more information.
Bellini's Ristorante Italiano White Mountain Highway, Route 16, North Conway, NH 03860 Ph: 603-356-7000. This Marcello family owned and operated Italian restaurant is known for their Martini bar, pasta dishes, family-style salad, black angus steaks, barabecued ribs, homemade bread, and desserts all served in an authentic atmosphere seven days a week. Take out available. Visit www.bellinis.com for more information.
The Darby Field Inn and Restaurant, 185 Chase Hill Rd., Albany NH 03818. Ph: 603-447-2181, Reservation Line:800-426-4147. Fine dining and exquisite wine at the Darby Field Inn and Restaurant. From the duckling to Vegetarian, seafood and pasta specials, appetizers, salads and desserts. Make dinner an experience. Tavern menu and packages also available. Visit www.darbyfield.com or email for more information.
Wildcat Inn & Tavern, Rte 16A, Jackson Village NH 03846, Ph: 603-356-2338(Inn) 603-383-4245(Tavern/Dining) or 800-228-4245(toll-free). Through the Jackson covered bridge is a place that just might be perfect... a place where candle light dances and the love and laughter of a hundred years of happy travelers is as rich as the wide pine floors. We invite you to take a step back in time. Come prepared to laugh, love, and smile so hard you might just cry. After all, as brilliant stars twinkle in the clear night sky... you just might find that the Wildcat is almost perfect. Visit www.wildcattavern.com for more information.
Every state has a sweet spot, and in NH that just might be North Conway and the surrounding area. Trying to find a single word to describe this singular corner of the Granite State is not easy, so let's look at a few of the things one can do when they find themselves in the North Conway area.
Thinking of hiking? Skiing? Biking? Snowshoeing? Shopping? Sightseeing? You can do all of this and more! There are multiple ski areas within a 25 mile radius of North Conway. Ski at Bretton Woods, Attitash, or Wildcat. Take a train ride or visit a model railroad! Hike on Cathedral Ledge, learn to rock climb at the rock climbing school, or throw a line in the water to do some fishing. North Conway is surrounded by opportunities for outdoor activity. With a wide variety of sports sales and rentals shops, you can spend the day on a snowmobile or a mountain bike - name your pleasure. (Just remember that bikes are colder in the winter and snowmobiles are very slow in the mud) If you prefer to communicate with nature on a more basic level you'll be pleased to know that even this bustling little town is not far removed from the great outdoors.
When its time to eat you'll have only one concern in the Conway area, how to choose. Every variety of food, ranging from Italian Cuisine to Asian delights, is offered in the area. You can eat at an onsite brewery if you choose, or blow your diet at a Bavarian Chocolate House. Our restaurant dining section will take you to some of the great places to eat in the North Conway - Mt. Washington Valley area.
If you want to add some learning and culture to your vacation, this is where you should be. Visit the Mount Washington Weather Discovery Center, the local playhouse, or an honest to goodness rock shop. Many cultures are represented in the diverse establishments of the North Conway area, it's an opportunity to learn a little while your having fun.
Resident New Hampshire types know that North Conway is home to the most diverse shopping experience in all of northern NH. New Hampshire is sale tax free which makes the bargains even better! Outlet stores of every ilk dot the busy streets. You can find everything from Old Navy, Eddie Bauer, The Gap, J.Crew, and others, to kitchen gadgets and leather goods. Need new glassware? There are several outlets offering fine china and glassware. When its time to change your look, the apparel offerings at North Conway's shops are unmatched for variety.
If you prefer handmade crafts, there are plenty of shops to choose from. Antiques? Group antique shops and elegant antique reproduction outlets are everywhere. Shoppers can indulge at shops ranging from a Five-and-Dime to a massive mall. This town should hang a sign at its entrance that reads "If we don't have it, you don't need it."
In short, the North Conway area offers something for everybody, on a scale that is sure to satisfy even the hungriest pleasure seeker. History coexists beautifully with every modern offering. Visit North Conway and the White Mountain area and see just how well you will co-exist in this vibrant, picturesque, little corner of New Hampshire!