North Conway Village is in the heart of Mount Washington Valley, in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, about 150 miles from Boston. For more information: www.northconwayvillage.net
Where to stay
342 US Route 302, Glen
Classic Victorian inn circa 1880 with pub, cooking school, and spa. Seasonal rates $119-$299, includes breakfast.
Where to eat
2966 White Mountain Highway
Family-owned pub-style menu, $7.99-$25.99, sushi $6-$26.
78 US 302, Bartlett
Farm-to-table, Southwest-inspired dishes, $10-$25.
What to do
Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center
2779 White Mountain Highway
Interactive science museum explores the wonders of weather, free.
Conway Scenic Railway
38 Norcross Circle, North Conway
Old-fashioned railroad excursion from 55 minutes to 5½ hours. Adults from $16, children ages 4-12 from $11, under 4 free in coach. Murder Mystery Train $125, includes dinner.
Echo Lake State Park
68 Echo Lake Road, Conway
Hike, swim, kayak, picnic, rock climb, and drive to Cathedral Ledge.
Adults $4, 6-11 $2, under 6 free.
West Side Road, North Conway
Hike to series of waterfalls. Parking pass $3.
It’s My Girlfriend’s Consignment Boutique
2760 White Mountain Highway
Shop for current and vintage fashions.
Zeb’s General Store
2675 White Mountain Highway
Nostalgic general store with candy, toys, specialty foods, and more.