WHERE IN THE WORLD IS MT WASHINGTON VALLEY?
While many people choose to think of only North Conway, NH, the Mt. Washington Valley takes in 28 towns that are shadowed in the Northeast’s tallest Peak and the region’s namesake – Mount Washington. This area, surrounded by the 770,000 acre White Mountain National Forest is well known as a year-round vacation destination.
The Mt. Washington Valley of New Hampshire takes in 28 towns that surround Mount Washington, the tallest peak in the Northeast. While North Conway, may be the best known of these towns, each one offers a unique addition to this vast vacation land. By summer, the area boasts 12 major family attractions, 8 golf courses open to the public, hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails, and weeks worth of scenic drives. Touting 7 alpine ski areas and 6 Nordic (x-country) ski and snowshoe centers, and 200 miles of snowmobiling trails, this region of The White Mountains touts more downhill, x-country ski & snowshoe and snowmobiling trails than any other destination in New England.
Add to that over 200 famous-brand outlet stores, boutiques, antique and craft stores all offering tax-free shopping, and over 7,500 beds to accommodate visitors to the area, and you have a premier mountain vacation land offering an array of winter vacation options. Sitting in the heart of the 770,000-acre White Mountain National Forest, the Mt. Washington Valley’s scenic beauty attracts sightseers and outdoor enthusiasts from throughout the world. More than 70 restaurants host visitors to the Mt. Washington Valley, offering everything from award-winning gourmet cuisine to casual and family-styling dining. Did you know that Mt. Washington Valley is the Martini capitol of the North Country? Additionally, you’ll find lodging at more than 125 properties, including everything from full-service resort and condo facilities to inns and B&Bs.
THE TOWNS & VILLAGES OF MT. WASHINGTON VALLEY
Conway * North Conway * South Conway * East Conway * Center Conway * Kearsarge * Intervale * Redstone * Bartlett * Glen * Jackson * Albany * Madison * Eaton * Eaton Center * Snowville * East Madison * Passaconaway * Wonalancet * Hart’s Location * Hale’s Location * Tamworth * Chatham * North Chatham * Fryeburg, ME * Stow * Bretton Woods * Gorham
FAMILY ATTRACTIONS OF MT. WASHINGTON VALLEY
Attitash Bear Peak * Conway Scenic Railroad * Great Glen Trails * Ham Ice Arena * Majestic Theater * Hartmann Model RR * Heritage – NH * Mt. Washington Auto Rd * Mt. Washington Cog RR * Nestlenook Farm * Saco Bound * Santa’s Village * Stables at the Farm * Story Land * Wildcat Gondola Rides * Chester Eastman Farm * Apple Acres * Weather Discovery Center
GOLF COURSES OF MT. WASHINGTON VALLEY
Eagle Mountain House Golf Course – 9 holes * Mt. Washington Hotel Golf Course – 27 holes *North Conway Country Club – 18 holes * Wentworth Golf Club – 18 holes * Hales Location Golf Course – 9 holes * Province Lake * Mountain View Golf Course - 9 holes* Indian Moundn Golf Course - 18 holes * Allen Mountain Golf Course - 9 holes * Attitash Bear Peak – driving range only .
SKI AREAS OF THE REGION:
7 Alpine (downhill) Ski Areas – 350 alpine trails total
Attitash/Bear Peak * Black Mountain * Bretton Woods Ski Resort * Cranmore Mountain * King Pine Ski Area * Shawnee Peak * Wildcat Mountain
Nordic (Cross Country) Ski & Snowshoe Centers - Over 450 km x-country trails total
Bear Notch Cross Country Center * Bretton Woods Cross Country Center * Great Glen Trails *King Pine Cross Country Ski Center * Jackson Ski Touring Foundation * Mt. Washington Valley Ski & Snowshoe Center.