North Conway Bars are Plentiful and a Fun Thing To Do in North Conway
North Conway, NH is full of great bars to partake in some casual drinking such as wine tastings, craft beers, North Conway brewery, and of course a classic pub crawl.
I know I talk about family things to do all of the time, but if you're looking for an adult getaway or just an evening getaway, there are great things to do in North Conway for you too!
Leave the kids at home, grab the girls or guys and take the adults up to the White Mountains for some fun over 21 adventures at a bar in North Conway!
Just throw on a nice casual outfit with some comfy, or not so comfy, shoes and head out to one of our many North Conway bars or watering holes.
North Conway Outlets - One More Thing To Do in North Conway
Like Oz popping out of our rolling mountains, teeming with excited shoppers and the occasional non-shopper with glazed over eyes, is Settlers Green Outlet Village, North Conway, NH. This North Conway Outlet Mall is home to over 60 brand name stores with more on the way!
Shopping at North Conway Outlets is one of everyone's favorite things to do in North Conway!
Settlers Green was built in 1988 on the former site of the White Mountain Airport. You can see one of the original hangars on the left as you drive into the entrance off Rout 16.
In addition to outlet stores the mall has several North Conway restaurants. Two food kiosks are open during the warmer months (April - November). There's a food truck and streetside spots to purchase fast food. There are no chain restaurants in Settlers Green. Be adventurous and try some delicious locally sourced and cooked food!
If you're looking to sit down and regroup with a snack or a beverage before tackling more outlet shopping, pick Brandli's Pizza and Grille. They offer full service dining, are open daily and have been a favorite restaurant in North Conway for many locals. For dessert, check out the White Mountain Cupcakery. Their specialty is obviously cupcakes (they're delicious and pricey!) but they also sell a variety of pastries and coffee drinks.
OK, enough about the frills, let's get to the meat and potatoes and talk about the giant number and type of North Conway Outlets!
Even The Fussiest of Foodies Will LOVE These North Conway Restaurants
Calling all foodies to North Conway Restaurants!
Who would think that a foodie would find wonderful and interesting food in North Conway, NH... well, you will.
North Conway, NH has restaurants in all shapes and sizes including; family restaurants, romantic hideaway restaurants, Italian, American, steak houses, and finally, Ledges Restaurants - my personal fav.
Let's be real, one of the most enjoyable things that we get to experience in life is food. If you don't enjoy food, are you even human? It may be a luxury to some but it is one of the most satisfying activities we partake on a regular basis. (I partake if someone else cooks!)
The best part about the North Conway restaurants I'm suggesting is they are ALL take food allergies very seriously!
Every one of them will take the time to ensure the oil used to fry your French fries has no soy in it or the salad of your choice has no nuts.
Local Picks of the 7 Best North Conway Restaurants!
Covid Homeschooling Tips From a Homeschool Graduate
I know how stressed you are about our new Covid-19 normal.
In the past, you probably didn't have a great opinion of the homeschool lifestyle and now you've had it dumped in your lap!
Fear not, I am about to give you the gift of free or low cost Covid homeschooling tips, resources, and ideas.
I'd also like to lessen your anxiety about "doing homeschooling" right! Remember, there isn't just one way to get anything done and this applies to Covid homeschooling too.
FYI, I am a past homeschooler and am slashing midweek rental rates for small groups of homeschooling families at Four Seasons Lodge.
Gather some fun homeschooling friends and their kids and come on up for few nights midweek this fall or winter.
Click here to get more info.
North Conway, NH has the BEST Fall Foliage in the Country!
Where is the BEST fall foliage in the country? North Conway, NH of course! Plus, peak fall foliage is around mid-October - much later than when I was a kid!
Even Yankee Magazine agrees with me! Year after year, Yankee calls out North Conway, NH as a top 10 foliage viewing destination!
OK, that's my not so humble opinion but, North Conway, NH DOES have amazing fall foliage. The fall foliage photos in the picture above were all taken in North Conway, NH by me.
I am a fall foliage junkie and am the lucky cowgirl that lives in North Conway, NH. I love to go horseback riding on the snowmobile trails to get photos that folks normally don't get to see.
The Kancamagus Highway, Mt Washington Hotel, and the White Mountain Trail are highlights of any fall foliage tour to North Conway, NH. Every year, I host groups of guests at Four Seasons Lodge that come to North Conway, NH to enjoy the foliage and all three photo op spots are minutes from the lodge.
There are spots to view fall foliage that you can get 360 degree views within a few minute's drive of Four Seasons Lodge in North Conway, NH or you can make a day of it and enjoy driving the "White Mountain Trail".
5 Awesome Alternatives to VRBO and Airbnb plus Homeaway
Are you looking for alternatives to VRBO? Would you like to use a website like VRBO but not pay any service fees?
Did you ever think of booking directly with the owner?
VRBO Service Fees have inspired vacationers to seek out alternatives to VRBO and Airbnb when booking a North Conway vacation rental. Find out the best vacation rental sites in 2020 and learn how to find no booking fee rentals.
Before we talk about the alternatives to VRBO, let me explain how Vacation Rentals have become such a big thing!
Vacation rentals booked directly with owners are one of the most popular ways to travel these days because of how convenient and affordable they are!
Because of the huge increase in popularity, the Internet has become clogged with Online Travel Agencies (OTA’s) like VRBO (Verbo), Airbnb and Booking.com, that clamor for your travel dollars.
Several years ago, HomeAway, VRBO and Airbnb started allowing property managers of vacation rentals to advertise on their family of sites.
So now, instead of talking to the owner of vacation rentals, you might be dealing with a property manager that has an inventory of hundreds of properties. Any questions that you have are answered off a description sheet instead of chatting with an owner who loves their property!
You might be wondering what’s so special about booking a vacation rental directly with an owner?
Don't Cry... There are LOTS of Rainy Day Things to DO in North Conway, NH!
Kid-Friendly Rainy Day Fun in North Conway, NH
Looking for rainy day, kid-friendly things to do while vacationing in North Conway, NH?
North Conway, NH is typically fun, picturesque, and very outdoorsy. If you've traveled to town expecting to hike, bike, or tube and Mother Nature throws a few inches of rain into the mix - fear not! There are plenty of kid friendly, indoor and outdoor things to do on a rainy day in North Conway, NH.
I created that list just in case a private, heated INDOOR pool, toasty sauna, foosball, Karaoke, Wii and more are not enough to keep you busy at Four Seasons Lodge on a rainy vacation in North Conway, I've compiled a list of low cost/high enjoyment family and kid-friendly things to do in North Conway, NH!
Our favorite rainy day activities include; Conway Scenic Railroad, Story Land, Diana's Baths, Mt Washington Valley Children's Museum, Uberblast, M&D Productions, Saco Valley Sports Center, Remick Country Doctor Museum, Tin Mountain Conservation Center, and Ham Arena.
Summer Things to do in North Conway, NH!
Most vacationers that come to North Conway, NH have a rough idea of their favorite things to do in North Conway, NH on vacation - after all, you picked the White Mountains and not the beach!
I'll break it down for you into 7 days packed with fun things to do - there's also a bonus 8th day for those that cannot get enough!
North Conway Restaurants, Conway Scenic Railroad, North Conway Outlets, North Conway Lodge, & Outdoor Exploring!
North Conway, NH has come a long way baby!
We are locals and know the ins and outs of North Conway.
Enjoy our musings for getting the most out of your vacation!
~Teena & Russ