North Conway weather - Rainy day things to do in North Conway, NH
You've been planning on vacationing in North Conway, NH for a long time. Your bags are packed, you got someone to house sit while you're gone, and the last thing you do is check the weather in North Conway.
Egads, rain is predicted for your family vacation!
You need to plan some rainy day activities
Don't lose heart, there are lots of things to do in North Conway no matter the weather! You can have lots of fun walking around Settlers Green outlet shopping mall, getting awesome deals, shopping for New England made creations in the specialty shops in the Village, catch a movie, and last but not least, learn some cool stuff in the Mt Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center!
Settlers Green - The Home of North Conway Outlets
Settlers Green the North Conway outlet mall was built in 1988 when Outlet Mall shopping was not commonplace. The site it is built on was previously an airport servicing the Mount Washington Valley.
This is the place for leisurely shopping because bargains and discounts on brand name merchandise is the norm here! Plan on heading home with either an extra bag or a stuffed suitcase full of bargains!
Shop until you drop at Settlers Green Outlet Village features more than 70 stores, restaurants and shops making it the largest Outlet Mall in New England AND it's TAX FREE!
You can find outdoor wear for your active sports at outlet shops including Nike Factory Store, Adidas, Eddie Bauer, Reebok, and Sunglass Hut. Kids will have a ball shopping â or let me rephrase that, shopped for, at Carter's, Gymboree, Toys R Us, and the Children's Place.
Stock up on unique gifts for that special someone at Zales, and Yankee Candle.
Relax for a bit and grab something to eat at Brandli's Pizza & Grille, Wrapsody N' Greens or Kaityâs Big Chill.
Whether you're a browser or a power shopper, be sure to plan at least a day in your itinerary for shopping at Settlers' Green Outlet Village, just a walk across the grounds from the lobby of the North Conway Grand.
Thanks to northconwaynh.com, here's a list of stores at Settlers Green Outlet Village.
If itâs Accessories and Jewelry you are after here are some outlets to pop into:
Clairâs: From tweenâs to teenâs this store is where mom can even find some fashion trends such as earrings, necklaces and more!
Coach: Need the newest design of handbags? Wallet or scarf? Come on in for all your fine fashion tastes.
Kay Jewelers Outlet: Your trusted source for engagement and wedding rings, diamonds, charms and all types of jewelry.
Lids: One of many sports attire outlets Lids offers visitors a wide variety of top of the line hats, sunglasses and other brand names.
Sunglass Hut: Need some new shades for that beautiful sunny weather out and about in the White Mountain Valley? Go right on in and see what the Sunglass Hut has to offer you and your family!
Zaleâs Outlet: Is it diamonds you are after or even maybe some pearls? Zaleâs jewelry is the fine place to look at simply beautiful style jewelry.
If you are looking for those Fashion Needs here are some wonderful outlets to enjoy.
Aeropostale: Any age can enjoy Aeropostales style of clothing to jeans, teeâs to even accessories.
American Eagle Outfitters: The place to shop for menâs and womanâs jeans, tees, shoes and more!
April Cornell: Has beautiful clothing style for young girls and woman alike. It also has beautiful style home dÃ©cor and accessories any girl would love.
Banana Republic Factory Store: Has all your latest fashion needs to suits, casual wear and accessories to match!
Brooks Brothers Factory Store: Here you can find wonderful dress shirts and other apparel of all styles for everyone in your family as well as suits, dresses, and even styles for your Country Clubâs needs.
Carters: Did you and your family welcome a new born or a family friend? Or even have a little tyke, Carters is one of several stores for small childrenâs dress needs.
Champion Outlet: Has shoes to running gear, to work out outfits, Champion will help you suit your needs!
Chicoâs: Ladies this outlet is for you! Chicoâs has a wide variety of outfits from sweaters, pants denim and accessories you are sure to love.
Dress Barn: Is for the career woman and her dressing needs or for any fashion to casual wear.
Eddie Bauer Outlet: Looking for casual wear with style? This outlet has it all from shoes to swim wear and more.
Gap: Who can resist a great deal for clothing at Gap with everyday great savings?
Gymboree Outlet: Another great store for your childrenâs clothing needs from newborns and up!
Haggar: From casual shirts to dress pants, Hagger has the styles you love and want.
Hanes Brands: Has a variety of garments for you and your family to pick and choose from.
J. Crew Factory: How can anyone resist J. Crewâs fashionable sensible styles for any event in your life? From casual to evening wear and even accessories.
Jockey: Has your active wear to casual wear for great prices!
Justice: For the young girl in your life this store has all her fashion needs.
Leviâs: Is jeans you need? Leviâs has all the styles you and your family will love.
Maiden Form: Ladies, this store has all your undergarment needs to even sleepwear you will love.
Old Navy: Has all the hottest styles you and your family will love with everyday great prices.
OshKosh BâGosh: For kids 0-12, OshKosh Bâgosh offers timeless and trend-right clothing grounded in an authentic American heritage.
Pacific Sunwear: From hats, to great clothes Pacific Sunwear has a great style you will enjoy.
Rue 21 Company Store: Has great styles of clothing and accessories for everyday wear at everyday great prices.
Talbots: Ladies you will love this store with its chic look and accessories.
Tommy Hilfiger: Has all the latest fashion from casual to dress wear and so much more.
The Childrenâs Place: High quality, value priced clothing and accessories for boys and girls. Sizes 0-14.
Under Armour: Has all your athletic needs for outer wear for the active person.
Van Heusen: Has a variety of other brand names you love from causal and dress with more accessories.
Wilsonâs Leather Outlet: Has wonderful style leather jackets, bags and wallets.
Looking for some gift ideaâs Here are some outlets to check out while you are shopping in Settlerâs Green.
Brookstone: Looking for a great deal on innovative gift ideaâs? Brookstone has great deals on the most interesting items and more.
Crabtree & Evelyn:This store is internationally recognized for original fragrances, luxurious bath & body products, gourmet foods, & elegant gifts.
Kitchen Collection: This store has all your cooking items from pots, pans to even cooking stones you will love with so much more.
Lindt: Chocolate lovers enjoy Lindtâs delicious Swiss chocolate and its wide variety to enjoy.
Stonewall Kitchen: Has your cooking essentials needs from homemade jellies to a variety of baking mixtures, this place has it all!
Toys R Us Express: Itâs all about kids here! Come on in and enjoy the latest toys your children will love.
Waterford Wedgwood Royal Doulton: Shop for crystal, stemware, china, vases, gifts and more!
Yankee Candle: This store has a huge selection of candleswith abundant scents, accessories and gifts!
Looking for Footwear and Shoes and accessories?
Adidas: Looking for new sports gear and apparel? Adidas has just what you are looking for from shoes, to clothing and more.
Crocs: Come shop for their innovative casual footware for men, woman and children!
Famous Footwear Outlet: Has a wide variety of brand shoes you love with great prices.
G.H. Bass & Co. Outlet: Come shop for all of your shoe and accessory needs.
Gold Toe: The place to find the largest selection of socks for men, woman and children.
Journeyâs: Has the latest hot new items for those who like hip and trendy wear, for affordable prices they offer styles such as Puma, Converse, Uggâs and more!
New Balance Factory Store: Come on in for premium New Balance footware and apparel.
Nike Factory Store: Has all your physical activities needs from clothes to shoes and more.
Reebok: Has yet more of the athletic clothing and shoe styles youâll need.
Rockport: Has menâs womenâs, and childrenâs style shoes and accessories to enjoy!
Stride Rite: Has the shoe fashion for your childâs needs for everyday great prices!
Timberland Factory Store: Has rugged boots, shoes, clothing, backpacks , luggage and accessories.
Looking for Luggage and accessories?
Travelpro Luggage Outlet: This store has all your luggage needs.
Need a bite to eat and drink or maybe need a snack?
Brandliâs: Come on in and grab a slice of pizza or enjoy a delicious sub or salad to even more great foods!
Kaityâs Big Chill: Seasonal Outdoor Bistro. Offers soft ice-creams, sundaes, shakes, smoothies and more.
White Mountain Cupcakery: Come on in and taste their award-winning cupcakes in a variety of enticing flavors!
Wrapsody Nâ Greens: Seasonal Outdoor Bistro. Has wraps, paniniâs salads and smoothies!
Have FUN and go get some deals!!
Email Teena@FourSeasonsLodge.com or phone 603.662.5391 for more information
North Conway Outlet Shopping
Let's face it... lots of vacationers travel to the White Mountains for the North Conway Outlets! The mall is called Settlers Green and was one of the original malls dedicated to outlet shopping.
Settlers Green is an outdoor mall in North Conway with a backdrop of gorgeous mountains! Even the occasional husband that is not thrilled with shopping while in North Conway can enjoy an afternoon with a snack relaxing on one of the many benches and chairs throughout the mall enjoying the views.
There's something for everyone here with over 60 major name-brand outlet stores! You can literally shop until you drop (lots of cash) and then pull up a chair at one the fine restaurants in town!
Drive a bit north on Rt 16 and you will stumble upon several more North Conway outlets! Ragged Mountain, Rugged Mill, Limmer Boot, Christmas Tree Shop, TJ Max, Polo, LL Bean, Assets Jean Company, Wooden Soldier and a few others are scattered about.
If you can't find a bargain on vacation in North Conway... you're not looking hard enough!
Mt Washington Observatory - Weather Discovery Center
The Mt Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center is located at 2779 White Mountain Hwy, Conway, NH 03860 and their phone number is (603) 356-2137. This wonderful museum (FREE for children under 6) is located less than 10 minutes from Four Seasons Lodge!
The Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center is an interactive science museum that brings the wonder of the atmosphere right to your fingertips!
You and your children can explore the science of climate and weather through fun, interactive exhibits like their air cannon, flow tank and wind room. Plus if you time it right, meet and interact with experienced observers living and working in their summit weather station through a twice daily live video link.
Taken from OBS website, the Mt Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center is: "Made possible by a collaboration between the Mount Washington Observatory and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Forecast Systems Laboratory (NOAA-FSL), the mission of the Weather Discovery Center is to enhance awareness, understanding, and appreciation of the atmosphere, its complexity, its impact on the human experience, and the many ways in which atmospheric phenomena are observed and interpreted."
The Weather Discovery Center is located across from the Eastern Slope Inn at 2779 White Mountain Highway, North Conway, NH 03860.
Open daily from 10am to 5pm. Closed on Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years.
Adults - $2
Children ages 7 to 17 - $1
Children ages 6 & under - FREE
Observatory members - FREE
Specialty and Gift Shops
North Conway is a shoppers delight! I don't just mean outlet shops either.
Sure, we have Settlers Green Outlet Mall (see above) and Christmas Tree Shops but when you're vacationing in a Village it's great to shop old-fashioned!
I'm going to introduce you to 10 of my favorite specialty and gift shops that all within walking distance of each other!
Feel free to call me at 603.662.5391 for other recommendations of things to do in North Conway!
North Conway Movies
Whether it's a rainy afternoon or a starry night, going to a movie in North Conway is an option!
Mt Valley Mall Cinema 7, Settler's Green and Bridgton Twin Drive-In Theater (a 30 minute drive that's well worth the effort) all bring you movies that are sure to please!
The Mt Valley Mall Cinema offers seven large viewing rooms with movies changing every week. Settlers Green shows movies in the open air in the evening during the summer. The showings are weather dependent and check their website for showtimes, dates and movie titles.
If you're looking to step back in time, head over to Bridgton, ME to the Bridgton Twin Drive-In Theater. Adults and children alike love the experience of a drive in theater. The Drive-In offers two selections a night. Check it out... it's worth the trip!
Feel free to give Teena a call for more information about North Conway Outlets! 603.662.5391
We are locals and know the ins and outs of North Conway.