Top things to do in Mt Washington Valley

Top Choice Museum in North Conway

Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center

If you don't have time to drive to the summit of Mt Washington, but you think wild weather is cool, take an hour to explore this small but fascinating weather museum instead. Shoot an air cannon, interrupt a mini-to…
Top Choice International in Gorham

Libby's Bistro & Saalt Pub

A labor of love for acclaimed chef Liz Jackson, this 20-year-old bistro serves a seasonally changing, globally inspired menu that draws heavily on locally sourced ingredients; offerings run the gamut from Latin Amer…
Top Choice Modern American in Jackson & Glen

Cider Company Restaurant

Open for dinner nightly, this restaurant in an elegant 1890s farmhouse features expertly prepared classics, such as seared sea scallops, pan-roasted duck breast, baked polenta and grilled hanger steak.
Top Choice Cafe in Jackson & Glen

Cider Co Deli & Store

If you are packing a picnic for your day hike, stop at this country store and cafe. Besides jugs of cider, you'll find gourmet coffee, cider doughnuts, apple pie and a whole range of specialty New England products. …
Top Choice Pub Food in North Conway

Moat Mountain Smoke House & Brewing Co

Come here for a variety of American food with a nod to Southern fare: BBQ chicken and ribs, juicy burgers, luscious salads, wood-grilled pizzas, pulled-pork sliders and Creole crab cakes. Wash it down with one of th…
Observatory in Mt Washington Valley

Mt Washington Observatory

Perched atop New England's highest summit, this observatory is staffed year-round by scientists who measure the mountaintop's extreme weather conditions; the world's second-highest wind speed (231mph) was famously r…
State Park in Great North Woods

Milan Hill State Park

How often do you get to spend the night in a purple yurt? Yep, that’s an option at this park, also known for its cross-country skiing and snowshoe trails. The 45ft fire tower provides expansive views of New Hampshir…
State Park in Great North Woods

Weeks State Park

Sitting atop Mt Prospect, this park is named for US senator John Weeks, a Lancaster native who introduced legislation in 1909 that helped to stem the degradation of local lands caused by unregulated logging. Weeks' …
Museum in Mt Washington Valley

Extreme Mt Washington

Housed atop Mt Washington in the Sherman Adams Summit Building, this museum, opened in 2014, gives visitors a hands-on look at Mt Washington's claim as 'home of the world's worst weather.' Exhibits show how Mt Washi…
Amusement Park in Great North Woods

Santa's Village

Just west of mountain-ringed Jefferson is this theme park. Look for Santa’s 26 elves as you enjoy the kiddie-focused rides, a Ferris wheel and the Jingle Bell Express train. Kids can even visit Santa himself, usuall…